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The World's Greatest Esports Teams

Updated September 1, 2020 92.0k votes 13.2k voters 169.5k views61 items

In the world of competitive gaming, the best esports teams put out their strongest rosters to compete at the highest level of professional video gaming. Every year, smaller teams and new players challenge the biggest organizations for the top prize. While current rankings are calculated by earnings and points, this list of esports teams is decided by fans voting. What is the best esports team in the world?

With rosters in League of Legends, CS:GO, Hearthstone, Super Smash Bros., Overwatch, Dota 2, Rocket League, Fortnite, PUBG, StarCraft II, and Call of Duty, the largest, highest-earning, and richest esports teams are displaying their skills at the most popular video games. While many are sponsored by large companies, some have been started by avid gamers in their homes. 

As of 2020, the most famous esports teams include Team Liquid, Cloud9, NRG esports, American group FaZe Clan, SK Telecom T1, OpTic Gaming, and Evil Geniuses, which feature some of the greatest pro gamers of all time. Representing Europe, Asia, Australia, the US, South America, and more, the top esports teams are from all over the world. Learn the names of good eSports orgs with this list, and maybe you'll find yourself on one of these clans in the future. 

Vote up the best esports teams and vote down the ones who don't deserve the top spot. Feel free to vote for your favorites, and add any cool and underrated teams missing from the list.

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  • SK Gaming26
    438
    780

    SK Gaming

    Germany

    Founded1997

    SportJenax, Trick, ZaZee, Crownshot, LIMIT

  • compLexity Gaming27
    426
    770

    compLexity Gaming

    United States

    Founded2003

    SportoBo, RUSH, blameF, K0nfig, poizon

  • Team LDLC28
    244
    453

    Team LDLC

    France

    Founded2011

    SportBando, Tynx, Vetheo, Exakick, Yellowstar

  • Counter Logic Gaming29
    411
    756

    Founded2010

    SportRuin, Wiggily, Pobelter, Stixxay, Smoothie

  • RNG30
    218
    424

    RNG

    China

    Founded2012

    Sport705, XLB, Xiaohu, Betty, Ming

  • MIBR31
    108
    250

    MIBR

    Brazil

    Founded2003

    SportFallen, fer, TACO, kNgV, trk

  • Team Kaliber32
    581
    1,241

    Team Kaliber

    United States

    Founded2013

    SportMBoZe StaiNViLLe

    Team Kaliber is an American eSports and Gaming entertainment organization. The team currently resides in the United States with a team house in Atlanta, Georgia. 

  • ENCE33
    75
    192

    ENCE

    2013

    FoundedFinland

    Sportallu, sergej, Aerial, SuNny, Jamppi

  • Tempo Storm34
    241
    560

    Tempo Storm

    United States

    Founded2014

    SportCizLucky

  • Elevate35
    195
    463

    Elevate

    United States

    Founded2014

    SportMRuiz, ProFeeZy, Wailers, Believe, Lacefield

    Elevate is a premier, international esports organization fielding world level professional teams in a number of competitive titles. Formed in 2014, the company grew from a small team into a full-fledged media and marketing organization through fielding winning teams in several competitive esports markets. Elevate’s mission is to lead and innovate in marketing products, relationships with sponsors and partners, and to set a standard for professionalism in one of the largest-growing industries in the world.

  • PENTA Sports36
    110
    293

    PENTA Sports

    Germany

    Founded2013

    SportRed, pdy, xenn, s1n, skyye

  • Echo Fox37
    252
    621

    FoundedUnited States

    SportSonicFox, dekillsage, NuckleDu, Tokido, JWong

  • Flipside Tactics38
    194
    490

    Flipside Tactics

    United States

    Founded2014

    SportBlad3, Waylander, WorldEdit, Markeloff

  • Team Empire39
    74
    217

    Team Empire

    Russia

    Founded2004

    SportShepparD, JoyStiCK, Scyther, dan, Always

  • Gambit Esports40
    184
    474

    Founded2016

    SportDreampullka, Diamondprox, Phlaty, Shinganari, Lekcycc

  • Godsent41
    129
    352

    Godsent

    Sweden

    Founded2016

    SportkRYSTAL, STYKO, zehN, maden, farlig

  • Invictus Gaming42
    167
    460

    Founded2011

    SportTheShy, Ning, Rookie, Puff, Baolan

  • Epsilon eSports43
    148
    428

    Founded2008

    SportAnumbis, Vortex, Hawqeh, Reedy, Op2

  • ENTITY GAMING44
    184
    541

    ENTITY GAMING

    India

    Founded2016

    SportCastaway, Moon, Luciano, Zapheto, Divine

  • Newbee45
    121
    422

    Newbee

    China

    Founded2014

    SportMoogy, AQ, Wizard, Waixi, Faith

  • Alliance46
    111
    386

    Alliance

    Sweden

    Founded2013

    Sportnikobaby, Limmp, s4, Handsken

  • Vici Gaming47
    94
    351

    Founded2012

    SportEurus, Ori, Yang, Pyw, Dy

  • Unicorns of Love48
    48
    152

    Unicorns of Love

    Germany

    Founded2013

    Sportcrisby, DeniMM, Kirby, kzy, maRky

  • Shadow Aspect49
    93
    369

    Shadow Aspect

    United States

    Founded2018

    SportDraMattic, Reek, Exile, Critical, Mike

    Shadow Aspect [SA] is a professional esports organization based in the United States that was founded in June 2018. The Shadow Aspect hosts teams that compete in: Call of Duty, Fortnite, and Super Smash Bros. The team made its beginnings in the competitive scene starting in late 2018 with Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 on thePlaystation 4. They started by competing in NGE League, by playing Call of Duty: Black Ops 4. Placing 1st in The Moral League Qualifiers, they knew that they had something going for them. In Early 2019 they made their way to Call of Duty World League at Fort Worth.

  • Heroic50
    89
    352

    Heroic

    Denmark

    Founded2016

    Sportstavn, B0RUP, CadiaN, TeSeS, niko