2GD - James Harding

James "2GD" Harding - Quake Player

James Harding
Date of Birth:
December 29, 1982
United Kingdom
United Kingdom
World Ranking:
Country Ranking:

Total Prize Money Earned:
$42,025.86 From 16 Tournaments
Alternate IDs:
2GD, fnatic/2GD, TooGood

James "2GD" Harding is a retired British World of WarCraft player and Quake player. He now runs "The GD Studio"; being involved with the Dota 2 competitive scene and working on an upcoming competitive FPS-duel title "Diabotical" (formerly called "Reborn").

On February 26, 2016, 2GD was fired from his hosting position at The Shanghai Major, later criticized publicly by Gabe Newell on Reddit.

Earnings By Year

Total ResultsOnline ResultsOffline/LAN Results

Earnings By Age

Total ResultsOnline ResultsOffline/LAN Results
34 Years Old$25,500.00460.68%|$500.0011.19%|$25,000.00359.49%
24 Years Old$2,400.0035.71%|$0.0000.00%|$2,400.0035.71%
23 Years Old$12,225.86729.09%|$0.0000.00%|$12,225.86729.09%
22 Years Old$1,900.0024.52%|$0.0000.00%|$1,900.0024.52%

Earnings By Game

Total ResultsOnline ResultsOffline/LAN Results
Quake 4$15,025.861135.75%|$0.0000.00%|$15,025.861135.75%
Quake Champions$25,500.00460.68%|$500.0011.19%|$25,000.00359.49%
World of WarCraft$1,500.0013.57%|$0.0000.00%|$1,500.0013.57%

Earnings By Team

Total ResultsOnline ResultsOffline/LAN Results

Highest Prize Money Won

1.2017-08-263rd-4thTeam-based Tournament » Quake World Championship 2017: Sacrifice Tournament$13,750.00Quake Champions
2.2017-12-032ndTeam-based Tournament » DreamHack Winter 2017 (QC Sacrifice)$10,000.00Quake Champions
3.2006-08-062ndTeam-based Tournament » QuakeCon 2006 (Quake 4 2v2 TDM)$3,500.00Quake 4
4.2006-07-025th-8th» ESWC 2006 (Quake 4)$2,000.00Quake 4
5.2006-04-171st» i27 (Quake 4)$1,771.08Quake 4
6.2006-08-066th» QuakeCon 2006 (Quake 4 Duel)$1,500.00Quake 4
7.2007-04-302ndTeam-based Tournament » WSVG China 2007 (World of WarCraft)$1,500.00World of WarCraft
8.2006-07-098th» WSVG ISC 2006 (Quake 4)$1,500.00Quake 4
9.2017-10-213rdTeam-based Tournament » DreamHack Denver 2017 (QC - Sacrifice)$1,250.00Quake Champions
10.2005-11-273rd» DreamHack Winter 2005 (Quake 4 - 1v1)$1,000.00Quake 4

Top Placements

3 Tournaments
4 Tournaments
3 Tournaments

Other Statistics

Largest Prize from a Single Tournament

The largest amount of prize money awarded to 2GD from a single tournament was $13,750.00 from Quake World Championship 2017: Sacrifice Tournament on August 26, 2017. He placed 3rd-4th, making up 32.72% of his total prize money won.

Notable Contributor

2GD has contributed to the competitive scene of the following games outside of competing in tournaments.

DiaboticalGame Developer
Dota 2Commentator, Host
Quake 4Commentator
Quake III ArenaCommentator
Quake LiveCommentator, Content Creator, Tournament Organizer
StarCraft IIHost
World of WarCraftCommentator


2GD - Liquipedia Dota 2 Wiki
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[Re-opened] James 2GD fired from Shanghai Major
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Gabe Newell calls fired host of Dota 2 Shanghai Major an "ass" - PC Gamer
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Esport Index Dota 2 player: James '2GD' Harding | SK Gaming
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2gd vs MLG - Technical Difficulties - YouTube (Redirected to https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FZfIDs2e-PQ)
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Update from the Shanghai Major : DotA2
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James "2GD" Harding - Team Fnatic - YouTube
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James "2GD" Harding in a nutshell - YouTube
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