Who we are
Gil is a gamer of 25+ years experience. Before web browsers were invented, he dabbled in MMO text-based games on a BBS. That involved into MUDs. That evolved into console and PC gaming. He is an expert in anything FIFA, having played the game since it's initial inception. Gil left his position as CEO of an online financial trading firm in early 2017 to found Esportsranks.com, and hasn't looked back since.
A lifelong gamer who initially had dreams of going pro, Ray has since turned his attention to writing Esports content and hardware reviews. Since joining Esportsranks, Ray has covered Valve's premiere MOBA, Dota 2, extensively, providing meta analyses, tournament previews, predictions and recaps, as well as the occasional power rankings.
Alex is the editor of the CS:GO section on this site. He has been active in the games development and Esports scene for more than a decade, even experimenting with creating DOTA-like maps in the original Warcraft III engine that spawned DOTA 2. He also used to hold regional FIFA and CS:GO tournaments. Alex now runs his own indie games-dev company, and mods games on the side. He's also a 3D texture artist, and an expert on 'skins', often creating his own complete sets.
Daniel Conlan is a standup comedian and writer from Glasgow, Scotland. He has performed comedy all over the world from Scotland to Australia and few places in between. He writes regularly about his passions, from Vietnamese food to esports with a particular focus on FIFA, Fortnite and CS:GO. Follow @ https://www.twitch.tv/danielthecomedian https://twitter.com/Daniel_Conlan https://www.facebook.com/DanielTheComedian/
Obligatory hipster coffee machine employee
Warren is a graduate student of sociology from the Philippines. He has been playing League of Legends for six years. His love for the game has led him to write about it and the personalities involved with its esports scene.
Jordan is a professional League of Legends coach throughout Asia. He has worked as a coach for the past 3 years primarily working with teams like Machi Esports and Hong Kong Attitude in Taiwan. His love for the game pushed him to pursue the world of esports writing in his spare time.
Having been a console gamer in his youth, Efthymios is now absorbed into the MOBA genre. He plays, watches and breathes League of Legends and has an analytical approach to the game. He is interested in writing about both the big matchups and competitions that are sidelined and he is eager to document the gradual changes in the scene.
Rizwan has been a gaming addict for over 16 years now. The addiction began with playing games on Atari and is still going strong. Rizwan has written game reviews, previews and gaming guides for various games spanning across multiple platforms. Apart from gaming Rizwan is a manga and movie fanatic and loves metal.
Irina is a passionate translator, interpreter, and journalist fluent in Arabic, French, English, and Russian. She underwent training with the United Nations as a translator/interpreter, and with Al-Nahar newspaper, a leading newspaper in Lebanon, as a journalist and writer. Irina has been following esports for over 9 years now, and covers CSGO and FIFA events.
Igor KarimovCreative Director
Igor is high level art-director and has 11+ years experience in advertising agencies, startups and Esports organisations. He passed the path of a professional from a designer to an art director and then to creative director. Igor worked for about 2 years in NATUS VINCERE as a creative director and launched many advertising campaigns for the sponsors of the team and the Na'Vi. He makes simple, сlean, and user friendly designs.