Fnatic / About
WELCOME TO THE WORLD OF ESPORTS
FNATIC IS A LEADER OF THE GLOBAL PROFESSIONAL ESPORT MOVEMENT.
Founded by Sam and Anne Mathews in 2004 in the early days of the professional video gaming industry, Fnatic has since helped shape the new world sport into a fast-growing phenomenon.
At its core are Fnatic’s talented professional gamers, who have won have thousands of tournaments and inspired a community of tens of millions of fans. Our world class players represent Fnatic in all corners of the globe, attending more than 75 international events per year across 20 different games including League of Legends, Dota 2, Battlefield 4 and CS:GO. With over a decade of big wins, the Fnatic team continues to take its place at the forefront of the industry.
More than just a team, Fnatic’s mission to bring eSports into every household. Headquartered in London, the Fnatic operation spans across San Francisco, Berlin, Belgrade and Kuala Lumpur. From designing hardware gear and apparel to launching community experiences, we at Fnatic are dedicated to building the first globally-recognised lifestyle brand to emerge from the world of eSports– and continuing to entertain new audiences far and wide.
eSports equivalent of football super-team Real Madrid
Europe's biggest and most successful team
A storied history & Milestones
How we built an eSports empire.
Fnatic is a leading organisation in eSports, with professional teams in the most popular games such as: League of Legends, Dota 2, Battlefield 4, and more. Our players attend more than 75 international events per year, representing our brand in every corner of the world. Over 2,000,000 followers on social media who follow us for the latest news on our players and live updates from events. Our Youtube channel is a favourite among eSports fans. We provide video interviews, in-game highlights and more to over 100 thousand subscribers.
Around the world Fnatic stands as a heavyweight in the world of eSports. Over the years our players have achieved incredible success and won numerous world championships across multiple games. In both 2006 and 2009 Fnatic were awarded Team of the Year.
The Fnatic organisation was founded by both Sam Mathews and Anne Mathews. Fnatic's HQ is located in the heart of London, United Kingdom. With offices in Belgrade, Serbia and a professional gaming house in Cologne, Germany. While staying true to our roots Fnatic will continue to breed the best talent, select the finest partners, and continue to exceed expectations.
At Fnatic we have dedicated gaming squads that will endeavour to be the very best in their particular discipline. Our main focus is on the most popular of competitive games League of Legends, Dota 2, StarCraft II, Battlefield 4, CS:GO and fighting games. Furthermore Fnatic is hosting an academy where talented young players get the chance to turn professional in the future, such as StarCraft 2.
Through these teams we have become a brand name, who is recognized worldwide. The teams already have their own fan base, which supports them at events and follow all of their activities closely. The Counter-Strike team especially has proven to be one of world’s best teams for the last six years, competing in every big tournament on the planet and being considered as one of the best teams in the world. With the switch over to CS:GO the team is working on continuing this trend.