EDward Gaming have ventured into competitive Counter-Strike by signing their own team.
EDG, who house one of the strongest Chinese League of Legends teams, have become the latest Asian highflier to expand to Counter-Strike, a path that other big organisations in the region, such as LGD, Vici Gaming and EHOME, are expected to follow shortly.
The roster, however, is unlikely to cause eyebrows to raise, with JianWei "wjw" Wang and ZiHao "Insane" Han being the only members with significant competitive experience. Both players recently attended the StarSeries Finals, with wjw playing for AllGamers, while Insane represented Goalie.
EDward Gaming will be competing in the Asian qualifiers for DreamHack Masters Malmö and in the recently-announced CS:GO Super League, which will pay out over $44,000.
The team's roster is the following: