Liquid-EG Proleague team partnership
The two biggest rivals in Western eSports, Team Liquid and Evil Geniuses have come together to create an “Unholy Alliance” to fight together in the 2012/2013 KeSPA’s Proleague. As stated at the top of the Evil Geniuses version of this story, “A New Era Has Come!” If you are a regular on Team Liquid or Reddit you will have heard this story and the glee of fanboy’s
The newer eSports fans among us will be saying “So what, foreign teams have worked together in GSTL” and while this is true this will be the first time a foreign team has took to the Proleague stage, historically the biggest stage in Starcraft history.
Both teams have put forward their initial plans for the 2012/2013 season of Proleague. Team Evil Geniuses have unveiled plans to open a gaming house in Korea, in the same building as Incredible Miracle. A new team coach, former SKT1 coach and manager Sung Jin Park. And of course the players, PuMa, JYP, Stephano, IdrA, HuK and ThorZaIN with two more to be announced. Meanwhile Team Liquid has announced their initial roster of Zenio, Sea, HerO and Taeja while they are “exploring their options with regard to bringing over additional players.”