Fixtures

VALORANT - VCT China 06/22 11:00 - Edward Gaming vs Wolves Esports View
Crossfire - CFML 06/23 09:00 - Evolution Power vs Edward Gaming View
Honor of Kings - KPL Summer 06/23 09:00 - KuaiShow Gaming vs Edward Gaming View
LOL - LPL Summer Placements 06/24 09:00 - ThunderTalk Gaming vs Edward Gaming View
LOL - LPL Summer Placements 06/28 11:00 - JD Gaming vs Edward Gaming View

Results

Crossfire - CFPL 06/21 13:00 - Edward Gaming v LGD Gaming 1-0
Crossfire - CFML 06/20 09:00 - Edward Gaming v All Gamers 1-1
LOL - LPL Summer Placements 06/20 09:00 - Edward Gaming v FunPlus Phoenix 1-2
Honor of Kings - KPL Summer 06/20 06:00 - Team WE v Edward Gaming 2-2
Crossfire - CFPL 06/18 13:00 - Evolution Power v Edward Gaming 1-0
Crossfire - CFPL 06/15 13:00 - BaiSha Gaming v Edward Gaming 1-1
Crossfire - CFML 06/15 09:00 - LGD Gaming v Edward Gaming 0-1
LOL - LPL Summer Placements 06/15 09:00 - Edward Gaming v ThunderTalk Gaming 2-0
Crossfire - CFPL 06/13 13:00 - Edward Gaming v All Gamers 0-1
Crossfire - CFML 06/13 11:00 - BaiSha Gaming v Edward Gaming 1-1
Honor of Kings - KPL Summer 06/13 09:00 - Hero JiuJing v Edward Gaming 1-2
Crossfire - CFPL 06/11 13:00 - XROCK v Edward Gaming 1-0

Wikipedia - Edward Gaming

Edward Gaming (EDG) is a professional esports organization based in Shanghai, China.

EDG's League of Legends team, officially called EDG Hycan, competes in the League of Legends Pro League (LPL) and plays home games at the Shanghai Electric Industrial Park. It is the only LPL team to have won both the Mid-Season Invitational and the World Championship, in 2015 and 2021 respectively.

History

2014

Edward Gaming (EDG) first entered the professional League of Legends scene in September 2013. EDG secured a spot in the 2014 LPL Spring Split by acquiring the slot of LMQ, which had left to compete in the 2014 NA Challenger Series. EDG's first acquisitions were Jie and former Positive Energy AD carry NaMei, who both signed with the team on 10 February. Soon after on 12 February, they acquired former World Elite players ClearLove and fzzf as their jungler and support, as well as Koro1 as their top laner.

On 29 April, EDG placed first at the 2014 International Esports Tournament in Yiwu, Zhejiang.

EDG gained a reputation as a "super team", emerging as the champions of the 2014 LPL Spring Split on 25 May.

They continued to perform well into the 2014 LPL Summer Split, finishing in first place in both the regular season and playoffs. In the finals of the playoffs on 24 August, they defeated OMG in the LPL Spring Final on 24 August. In addition to their LPL success, EDG also found success in other events, finishing top two at every major tournament they competed in. EDG won the 2014 China Regional Finals on 7 September, securing the first seed from China at the 2014 World Championship. However, EDG underperformed at the World Championship. The team tied for second in their group with ahq e-Sports Club and ended up losing to fellow LPL team Star Horn Royal Club 2–3 in the first round of playoffs.

On 12 September, EDG won the X Championship Season I. On 26 October, EDG placed first at the 2014 NVIDIA Game Festival. On 2 November, EDG finished in second place at the 2014 National Electronic Sports Tournament (NEST 2014). Samsung Galaxy Blue AD carry Deft announced on 11 November that he had joined EDG. On 2 December, mid laner PawN joined EDG from Samsung Galaxy White. EDG won the 2014 National Electronic Sports Open, defeating LGD Gaming in the finals on 7 December. On 13 December, they placed first at Demacia Cup Season 2. On 17 December, Azure, now known as Meiko, joined the team.

On 28 December, EDG placed first at G-League 2014.

2015

Players posing with medals after winning the 2015 Mid-Season Invitational
Edward Gaming at the 2015 World Championship

On 4 January, NaMei left the team and joined Star Horn Royal Club. On 15 January, the day before the beginning of the 2015 LPL Spring Split, fzzf announced his retirement. He was replaced temporarily by Mouse, who played with the team at the G-League 2014 Finals, and in the first two weeks of the LPL Spring Split.

On 16 January, EDG started a Hearthstone division with lvxiaobu, yutian and longshi.

From week three of the split, Meiko played as the team's support. On 26 April, Reapered joined as a coach. EDG finished first in the 2015 LPL Spring Playoffs, defeating LGD 3–2 in the finals. EDG's LPL Spring title qualified them for the inaugural Mid-Season Invitational.

EDward Gaming beat SK Telecom T1 in the finals of the 2015 Mid-Season Invitational and were crowned as the tournament's inaugural champions.

At the 2015 World Championship, EDG lost in the quarterfinals to the European team Fnatic 0–3.

2016

In January 2016, EDG's Counter-Strike: Global Offensive division was established.

In January 2016, in the 2015 GHL Storm Hero Gold Finals, EDG lost to eStar 2–4 and finished runners-up.[] In June 2016, EDG E-sports Club officially announced the suspension of the Storm Hero Project.

On 23 April 2016, in the 2016 LPL Spring Final, EDG lost to Royal Never Give Up (RNG) 1–3 and finished runners-up.

EDG qualified for the 2016 LPL Summer Playoffs thanks to their placement in the regular season. EDG lost to RNG 0–3 in the 2015 LPL Summer Final and received the second seed for the LPL at the 2016 World Championship.

EDG tied with AHQ after the group stage, and the former qualified for the quarterfinals after beating the latter in a tiebreaker match. On 16 October 2016, EDG lost to South Korean team ROX Tigers 1–3 in the quarterfinals and was eliminated from the tournament. In the Demacia Cup held in December 2016, EDG defeated RNG 3–1 and advanced to the finals. In the final, EDG defeated the I May and set a record of five consecutive tournament championships by an LPL team.

2017

In April 2017, EDG lost to RNG 1–3 in the LPL Spring Playoffs semifinals and followed up with a 3–2 victory over OMG, finishing third. In the LPL Summer Split, the EDG defeated Invictus Gaming (IG) in the second round of playoffs to advance to the finals. In the final, EDG defeated RNG to win their fifth LPL title and qualify for the 2017 World Championship. EDG was eliminated from the 2017 World Championship after failing to place top two in their group, ending with a 2–4 record.

In 2017, the club officially established EDG.M as its mobile division and acquired the original 2016 World Cyber Games champion roster.[] In the Kings Glory Champions Cup, EDG lost 2–4 to the Qiao Gu Reapers in the quarterfinals.

In July 2017, EDG and Tyloo announced their new strategic partnership, stating that they would jointly train new players and help cultivate CS:GO talent in China. In November, the two teams created a jointly-owned PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds team.

On 31 October 2017, EDG and Lyon Esports announced their joint venture to establish "Lyon China" to compete in FIFA Online 3 esports tournaments.

2018

On 7 January 2018, EDG won the Demacia Cup Winter with a 3–1 victory over Snake Esports.

In the 2018 LPL Spring Split, EDG advanced to the playoffs after finishing first in the regular season, defeating Rogue Warriors before losing to RNG in the finals and finishing runners-up.

On 4 May 2018, EDG announced the completion of a nearly ¥100 million Pre-A round of financing, with the joint lead investor being the China Idol Entertainment Industry Fund, which is dominated by Capital and CIC Zhongcai.

2020

EDG placed sixth in the regular season of the 2020 LPL Spring Split with a record of 9 wins and 7 losses. In the first round of the playoffs, they defeated RNG and advanced to the second round. In the second round, they lost 1–3 to FunPlus Phoenix (FPX). EDG placed ninth in the regular season of the 2020 LPL Summer Split with a record of 8 wins and 8 losses and failed to qualify for the playoffs; the team's worst domestic performance to date.

2021

Edward Gaming won the 2021 World Championship.

EDG won the 2021 World Championship, and became the first team to do so while playing three full best-of-five series.[]

2022

During the 2022 League of Legends World Championship, Edward Gaming finished 5-8th after losing 2-3 to DRX, becoming the second team in World Championship history to be reverse swept at the event.

Edward Gaming (EDG) is a professional esports team based in China. The team was founded in 2013 and has since become one of the most successful esports teams in the world. EDG competes in various esports titles, including League of Legends, Honor of Kings, and PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds.

EDG's League of Legends team is particularly renowned, having won multiple domestic and international championships. The team's roster consists of some of the best players in the world, including Clearlove, Scout, and Meiko. EDG's League of Legends team is known for its aggressive playstyle and strategic prowess, often dominating opponents with their superior teamwork and coordination.

In addition to their success in League of Legends, EDG has also achieved significant success in other esports titles. The team's Honor of Kings team has won multiple championships in China, while their PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds team has also achieved notable success in international competitions.

Overall, Edward Gaming is a highly respected and successful esports team, known for their skilled players, strategic gameplay, and impressive track record of victories.