Flash eSports founded, signs Hibidi as first ever player
Signs first player in Wen Jun ‘hibidi’ Chiang, after the Singaporean FIFA player wins gold at WCG Singapore and 2nd at Asian Cyber Games. Hibidi competes in the WCG grand finals, finishing in the top 16 after progressing through the group stage. A new star is born.
Flash signs Revenant, one of Singapore’s most recognized cyber-athletes
Marcus ‘Revenant’ Tan, a WCG winner and the best Warcraft III player in Singapore, joins as part of Team Flash’s decision to move into StarCraft II.
Flash gains more reputation in the scene as retired legend Xtr3me3 joins
Singaporean FIFA legend and two-time WCG winner, Mohamed ‘Xtr3me3’ Phirkhan comes out of retirement to join Flash. Xtr3me3 was also a former player in the Championship Gaming Series, a venture-funded professional gaming league which contracted players full-time to represent their respective countries.
Revenant wins ESTC gold, beating RedArchon 3-2 in the final
Revenant and Muse travel to Thailand, with Revenant winning the StarCraft II championship against famed Thailand player, RedArchon. This marks Revenant’s first significant win in StarCraft II outside Singapore, and a huge accomplishment for Team Flash as a whole.
Flash wins dual gold medals in Malaysia, beating top Malaysian gamers in FIFA and StarCraft II
Flash eSports travels to Malaysia for the first time and competes in the Cyberfusion eSports league. Revenant and Hibidi both win gold medals in StarCraft II and FIFA over top Malaysian competition, which also marks the organization’s first combined win on foreign soil.
Flash signs first Dota 2 team
The team included EHWAH, who was ranked number 1 on the MMR leaderboards at the time and also saw the birth of another star, Meracle.
Flash.Dota go head to head with Mushi and IceIceIce’s Orange eSports on several occasions, and even qualify for the G1 eSports league in China.
Flash strengthens StarCraft II division
Key signings Blysk, DrakE and Kyzer join, all with varying levels of success. Blysk arguably stands out amongst the trio, with DrakE and Kyzer adding more squad depth.
Revenant joins Fnatic’s Korea gaming house
Flash agrees an unprecedented deal with world-class gaming team Fnatic to send Revenant to Korea for a month-long bootcamp. There, Revenant gains valuable insight into the inner workings of a professional gaming team along with professional StarCraft II players Alive, Byun, Tod & more.
Signs first sponsorship deal with Cooler Master
Cooler Master (CM Storm) signs 1-year sponsorship deal with Flash, marking an important milestone in the organization’s history. In the same month, Revenant also makes history by winning the World Championship Series: Singapore finals, thus earning the right to once again represent Singapore in the grand finals.
Organizes Singapore’s first Dota 2 competition, the Flash Dota 2 League
Flash eSports organizes inaugural Dota 2 competition in Singapore, which leads to the discovery of prodigal talents Lysander Xonora in it’s shoutcasting competition and other proven local talents like Meracle. Well-known Dota 2 players such as iceiceice and Yamateh also join the league, winning the championship title in the finals against First Departure.
Flash eSports returns as Team Flash
Flash eSports returns 3 years later, rebranded as Team Flash. Announces the return of Wen Jun ‘hibidi’ Chiang after coming in 3rd place at EA Champions Cup (US $60,000), and the acquisition of Singapore’s top League of Legends team, Vestigal.