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The Biggest Esports Teams in the World (2024) | Gamingdiary

The esports landscape is ever-changing, but certain teams remain at the top as reigning champions. Discover the biggest names in Counter-Strike, League of Legends, Dota 2, and Valorant, along with their prize earnings and standout players. Join us as we delve into the world of professional gaming today!



Top 10 Esports Teams

  1. Team Liquid: Team Liquid stands out as a top esports team, originating from the Netherlands in 2000. Initially focused on StarCraft, they've expanded to dominate Dota 2, CS:GO, League of Legends, and Fortnite. With a staggering $23 million in Dota 2 winnings alone, including a historic win at The International 2017, they continue to impress.

  2. OG: Renowned in the Dota 2 scene, OG boasts back-to-back victories at The International in 2018 and 2019, amassing around $26 million in prize money. Not limited to Dota, OG excels in CS:GO, with notable players like Johan "N0tail" Sundstein and collaborations with brands like Red Bull and BMW.

  3. FaZe Clan: FaZe Clan emerges as a dominant force in esports, with over 80 active members across various games and a staggering valuation of $725 million. Known for their prowess in shooters like CS:GO, Call of Duty, and Fortnite, FaZe Clan continues to rack up victories, including recent triumphs at IEM seasons 16 and 17.

  4. Team Spirit : Team Spirit made headlines by clinching the Dota 2 International 2021 title, earning a record-breaking $18.2 million. With victories extending to CS:GO, League of Legends, and Hearthstone, their total prize money exceeds $20 million, showcasing their rise in the esports ranks.

  5. G2 Esports: G2 Esports, a powerhouse in Europe, shines in CS:GO and League of Legends, with substantial earnings exceeding $6 million. Notably, their success extends to Rainbow Six Siege and Valorant, bolstered by star players like Luka "PerkZ" Perković and partnerships with leading brands like Mastercard and Adidas.

  6. Evil Geniuses: A stalwart in American esports, Evil Geniuses boasts an illustrious history dating back to 1999, with notable wins in Dota 2, including The International 2015. With star players like Sumail "SumaiL" Hassan and partnerships with LG and Bud Light, they remain a force to be reckoned with.

  7. T1: Formerly SK Telecom T1, T1 commands respect as one of Asia's premier esports teams, renowned for dominance in League of Legends and StarCraft. Led by legendary player Lee "Faker" Sang Hyeok, their 10 LCK titles and partnerships with Samsung and Nike solidify their status.

  8. Natus Vincere: Natus Vincere, or Na’Vi, hails from Ukraine, celebrated for their prowess in CS:GO and Dota 2. With earnings surpassing $18 million, their victory at PGL Major Stockholm 2021 solidified their place among the elite, led by star players like Oleksandr "s1mple" Kostyliev.

  9. Fnatic: Fnatic, a household name in Europe, boasts a rich history in CS:GO and Dota, earning over $18 million in prize money. With iconic players like Djardel Jicko “DJ” Mampusti and strategic partnerships, Fnatic continues to thrive across multiple esports titles.

  10. Virtus.pro: Virtus.pro, a fixture in Counter-Strike and Dota, showcases consistent performance and star players like Vladimir "Noone" Minenko. While their prize earnings exceed $18 million, their presence in games like PUBG and partnerships with Bybit and Haval underscore their versatility and strength in the esports arena.


Who Are the Best Esports Teams?

It’s difficult to determine the best eSports teams worldwide because some will be part of a larger corporation that competes in a number of different games. For example, Team Liquid takes part in 24 games from Auto Chess to DOTA, earning a total of $2,250 and $22 million in each sport respectively.


In our list, we’ll simply rank them by total earnings across all games, as well as showing the number of competitions they’ve taken part in and their highest-earning game.

  • Team Liquid: $33.8 million, 1622 tournaments, DOTA

  • OG: $33.4 million, 70 tournaments, DOTA 2

  • Evil Geniuses: $24 million, 798 tournaments, DOTA 2

  • Fnatic: $14.3 million, 856 tournaments, CS:GO

  • Newbee: $14 million, 180 tournaments, DOTA 2

  • Virtus.pro: $13.7 million, 470 tournaments, DOTA 2

  • Vici Gaming: $12.2 million, 268 tournaments, DOTA 2

  • Team Secret: $11 million, 199 tournaments, DOTA 2

  • LGD Gaming: $10.7 million, 131 tournaments, DOTA 2

  • Invictus Gaming: $10.7 million, 432 tournaments, DOTA 2

  • Natus Vincere: $10 million, 432 tournaments. DOTA 2

  • Wings Gaming: $9.7 million, 27 tournaments, DOTA 2

  • SK Telecom T1: $9.2 million, 257 tournaments, League of Legends

  • Cloud 9: $9.2 million, 674 tournaments, CS:GO

  • PSG: $9 million, 56 tournaments, DOTA 2

  • OpTic Gaming: $7.8 million, 292 tournaments, Call of Duty

  • FaZe Clan: $7.7 million, 285 tournaments, CS:GO

  • Astralis: $7.3 million, 75 tournaments, CS:GO

  • Team Envy: $6.5 million, 324 tournaments, CS:GO/Call of Duty

  • SK Gaming: $6.3 million, 649 tournaments, CS:GO


Honorable Mentions

  • 100 Thieves

  • Team Secret

  • Paris Saint-Germain Esports

  • OpTic Gaming

  • Invictus Gaming

These rising stars demonstrate immense potential, with notable achievements and contributions to the esports landscape.

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