Esports is getting popular by the day with tens of tournaments held each month. This has attracted hundreds of players from around the world. Several teams have made their names in major competitions. This article lists some of the best teams in various esports around the world with their best feats to date. It also looks at the best teams as voted by fans.
Betting on Esports
Over the last few years, E-sports has grown exponentially and faster than most other types of games in the betting industry. The E-sports industry is estimated to be over £1 billion, having grown by over 15% from 2019. Similarly, the esports industry has grown by a whopping 39% year-on-year to settle at £343 million. It is expected to hit almost £1 billion in revenues by 2024. Besides, it is one of the few sports not affected by the pandemic. The nature of playing has also attracted millions of enthusiastic gamblers from all over the world. In fact, most bookmakers are betting on esports with many sponsoring various leading esports teams in a bid to gain popularity.
The Best Team Organization by Competition
This team from the Netherlands was founded in 2000. It has divisions in most of the major esports games. Its major win is playing at the finals of the International 2019 Dota 2 tournament. Its CS:GO team has consecutive tournaments, including the International Grand Slam Season 2.
The team was initially called G2 Esports and is based in Germany, although it is a Spanish team. It was started in 2004 and has grown to be one of the greatest teams, especially in the League of the Legends. Their best win was the 2019 LEC, where they won summer and spring championships and second place in the World Championship.
Navi is a Ukrainian-based esports team with members in Dota 2, CS:GO, FIFA and LEC divisions, among others. Its CS:GO team reached IEM Katowice Major semi-finals and won both StartSeries and I-League Season 7. Its Dota 2 team won DreamLeague Season 11.
Best Teams as Ranked by Fans
There are other teams whose performance attracts millions of fans around the world. Here are some of the biggest crowd pullers.
This British team was founded in 2004. Its greatest win was in 2018 when it reached the Grand Final of the League of Legends competition. However, it has participated in many other games around the world and has pulled huge LEC fan base wherever it goes.
T1 is a South Korean esports firm established in 2003. Its League of Legends team won 2013, 2015 and 2016 world championships. Its best-watched game was the 2019 LEC world championship, where it attracted four million viewers from around the globe.
As discussed above, Liquid is one of the greatest teams in the Esports. In 2019, it became the most watched esports team. Fans have ranked it as one of the best teams on Twitch. Its various divisions continue to entertain millions of fans, with many of their games getting millions of views online.