Post - Season 7 World Championship
Gen.G, back then known as KSV eSports, acquired the 2017 League of Legends World Champions Samsung Galaxy's roster. The acquisition happened on the 30th of November, 2017.
Wraith and Stitch left the team. Wraith went to join Jin Air Greenwings and Stitch went to join the LMS team, G-Rex. KSV eSports came into the LCK 2018 Spring Split with their world champ winning roster. Former KT coach, Lee Ji-hoon, joined KSV eSports as the general manager. Through the assistance of Wraith and Jin Air Greenwings defeating the ROX Tigers, KSV eSports managed to qualify for the LCK 2018 Spring Playoff. They met SKT in the wildcard match and conceded defeat with a score of 1:2, thus ending their Spring Split run.
On the 3rd of May, KSV eSports rebranded to Generation Gaming, better abbreviated as Gen.G. Gen.G acquired 2 new players, Fly and MONG. Gen.G qualified to the LCK 2018 Summer Playoffs and ending their regular season with 13 wins and 5 defeats. They were in a 4 way tie with kt Rolster, Griffin and Kingzone DragonX, due to head to head records, Gen.G was fourth. Gen.G were defeated by Afreeca Freecs in the wildcard match, hence putting them into the Korea Regional Gauntlet. Gen.G ran through the whole Korea Regionals Gauntlet by defeating SKT 3:2 and then proceeding to beat the favourites and Summer finalist, Griffin in a 3:2 fashion. They proceeded to defeat Kingzone DragonX dominantly 3:0. Hence empowering the meme of Gen.G's roster being the Gauntlet Gods. Gen.G came into the 2018 Worlds off one of the best gauntlet runs, with the homecrowd backing them up, they failed to show up and ended the group stage with 1:5.
On November 15, Ambition and Crown leaves Gen.G. Ambition retiring and Crown at the time was a free agent, only to join OpTic Gaming in the NA LCS later in the year. On November 17, Mong, Haru and CoreJJ leaves. Haru eventually joins SKT and CoreJJ joins Team Liquid.
On November 23, superstar jungler Peanut joins the roster.
On December 3, Roach joins the roster.
The team competed at the 2018 LoL KeSPA Cup with the new roster and dominated the other teams. They met Griffin in the finals but ended up losing 0:3.
Gen.G came off from a hot streak after the 2019 KeSPA Cup Finals against Griffin. The team failed to qualify for the LCK 2019 Spring Playoffs and just barely avoiding relegations. They ended their Spring regular season with 5:13 record, finishing 7th place.
|CuVee||Lee Seong-jin (이성진)||Top||2017-11-30|
|Roach||Kim Kang-hui (김강희)||Top||2018-12-03|
|Peanut||Han Wang-ho (한왕호)||Jungle||2018-11-24|
|SeongHwan||Yun Seong-Hwan (윤성환)||Jungle||2019-04-19|
|Fly||Song Yong-jun (송용준)||Mid||2018-05-17|
|Kuzan||Lee Seong-hyuk (이성혁)||Mid||2019-05-20|
|Ruler||Park Jae-hyuk (박재혁)||ADC||2017-11-30|
|Life||Kim Jeong-min (김정민)||Support||2018-05-03|
|ID||Name||Position||Join Date||Leave Date||New Team|
|MONG||Moon Chang-min (문창민)||Top||2018-05-17||2018-11-17|
|Haru||Kang Min-seung (강민승)||Jungle||2017-11-30||2018-11-17||SK Telecom T1|
|CoreJJ||Jo Yong-in (조용인)||Support||2017-11-30||2018-11-17||Team Liquid|
|Ambition||Kang Chan-yong (강찬용)||Jungle||2017-11-30||2018-11-16|
|Crown||Lee Min-ho (이민호)||Mid||2017-11-30||2018-11-16||OpTic Gaming|
|Kevin Chou||Kevin Chou||Co-Founder & Chairman||2017-06-27|
|Phillip Hyun||Phillip Hyun||Co-Founder & Vice Chairman||2017-06-27|
|Michael Li||Michael Li||Co-Founder & Director||2017-06-27|
|Kent Wakeford||Kent Wakeford||Co-Founder & Director||2017-06-27|
|Chris Park||Chris Park||Chief Executive Officer||2019-01-07|
|Arnold Hur||Arnold Hur||Chief Growth Officer||2017-10-03|
|이지훈||Lee Ji-hoon (이지훈)||General Manager||2018-01-02|
|Edgar||Choi Woo-beom (최우범)||Head Coach||2017-11-30|
|oDin||Ju Yeong-dal (주영달)||Coach||2017-11-30|
|TrAce||Yeo Chang-dong (여창동)||Coach||2017-11-30|
|2019-03-31||7th||Premier||LCK Spring 2019||5/-/13||Grp. S.||$9,380|
|2018-12-31||2nd||Major||KeSPA Cup 2018||0 : 3||$17,943.66|
|2018-10-14||13 - 16th||Premier||2018 World Championship||1/-/5||Grp. S.||$80,625|
|2018-09-16||1st||Major||LCK Regional Finals 2018||3 : 0||$0|
|2018-08-12||5th||Premier||LCK Summer 2018||0 : 2||$13,302.95|
|2018-03-31||5th||Premier||LCK Spring 2018||1 : 2||$14,070|
|About achievementsComplete Results in any Tournament|
|2019-03-30||08:00 UTC||Premier||LCK Spring 2019 - Week 10||1 : 2||SB|
|2019-03-28||11:00 UTC||Premier||LCK Spring 2019 - Week 10||0 : 2||DWG|
|2019-03-22||08:00 UTC||Premier||LCK Spring 2019 - Week 9||2 : 0||AFs|
|2019-03-17||11:00 UTC||Premier||LCK Spring 2019 - Week 8||0 : 2||KZ|
|2019-03-14||08:00 UTC||Premier||LCK Spring 2019 - Week 8||2 : 0||GRF|
|Complete list of matches in any tournament|
- 2018-01-18 | CoreJJ: " I want to keep this momentum going and avoid having to play in the regional qualifiers for Worlds" by Jaehoon "Laffa" Jeong andWoo "Ready" Hyun of InvenGlobal at LCK Spring 2018
- 2018-01-18 | Ruler on Varus: "His base stats are really good. You can tank the enemy while attacking and still win" by Beom "Nswer" Park andHee Eun "Youii" Yoo andWoo "Ready" Hyun of InvenGlobal at LCK Spring 2018
- 2018-01-30 | KSV CoreJJ: "I think Taric is better than Braum ... He has good synergy with Tristana." by Changsik "Alle" Son andDasol "Viion" Jang of InvenGlobal at LCK Spring 2018
- 2018-06-13 | GEN Ruler: "I think the meta will go on, but I'll always be there to stop them with an ADC." by Ki-Baek "Juneau" Nam andChangsik "Alle" Son andDasol "Viion" Jang of InvenGlobal at LCK Summer 2018
- 2018-06-13 | GEN Fly: "KZ's picks were kind of weird." by Yudae "Akiin" Oak of InvenGlobal at LCK Summer 2018
- 2018-06-15 | CoreJJ: "Each and every team is playing what they think is the most optimal. The tournament is a clash of opinions and preferences" by Dongyong "Lubic" Seo andWoo "Ready" Hyun of InvenGlobal at LCK Summer 2018
- 2018-06-15 | GEN Fly on Becoming Friends With Ambition: "I think he opened up to me... he talks to me now" by Woo "Ready" Hyun of InvenGlobal at LCK Summer 2018
- 2018-06-17 | GEN CoreJJ: "After losing a couple of teamfights, the game basically became, 'how to run away from Master Yi'." by Woo "Ready" Hyun of InvenGlobal at LCK Summer 2018
- 2018-06-17 | GEN CuVee: "If our team needs priority in the sidelanes, I'm fully willing to play bruisers again" by Beom "Nswer" Park andHee Eun "Youii" Yoo andWoo "Ready" Hyun of InvenGlobal at LCK Summer 2018
- 2018-06-17 | CoreJJ on Faker Saying That It Was Awkward to Be Around Him: “I’m emotionally hurt. (laughs)” by Hee Eun "Youii" Yoo andYudae "Akiin" Oak of InvenGlobal at LCK Summer 2018
- 2018-06-20 | GEN Ruler: "Even if Ezreal is banned, I have other champions prepared so it doesn’t really matter." by Dasol "Viion" Jang of InvenGlobal at LCK Summer 2018
- 2018-06-20 | GEN Haru: "With a bit of practice, I think I can also play Kai'Sa good enough." by Dasol "Viion" Jang of InvenGlobal at LCK Summer 2018
- 2018-12-24 | Interview with Gen.G Esports Life: "I will play while having faith in Ruler" by Ji-Eun “Meii” Paek andChangsik "Alle" Son of InvenGlobal at KeSPA Cup 2018 - Finals
- 2018-12-25 | Gen.G Ruler: “Enjoy the KeSPA Cup matches with us (in the holidays). It’s good to be single!” by Ashley Kang of Korizon at KeSPA Cup 2018 - Finals
- 2018-12-26 | Interview with Gen.G Ruler & CuVee : "Life doesn’t listen to me very much but he’s cute and he’s the youngest so I guess that’s why" by Ji-Eun “Meii” Paek of InvenGlobal at KeSPA Cup 2018 - Finals
- 2018-12-26 | Gen.G Esports Ruler on Life: "I did think we would do well from the start but it’s really great that he would follow my lead much better than I expected" by Yeonjae "Arra" Shin andJi-Eun “Meii” Paek of InvenGlobal at KeSPA Cup 2018 - Finals
- 2018-12-28 | GEN CuVee: "the team atmosphere definitely saw change. I guess you can say that it got brighter? Maybe it's because Peanut joined" by Ki-Baek "Juneau" Nam andHongje "Koer" Kim andWoo "Ready" Hyun of InvenGlobal at KeSPA Cup 2018 - Finals
- 2018-12-28 | Post-Match Interview with Ruler and Fly: "I’m not satisfied with how I performed today" by Woo "Ready" Hyun of InvenGlobal at KeSPA Cup 2018 - Finals
- 2018-10-10 | GEN vs. VIT - Worlds Group Stage Day 1 Match Highlights by LoL Esports at 2018 World Championship
- 2018-10-11 | RNG vs. GEN - Worlds Group Stage Day 2 Match Highlights by LoL Esports at 2018 World Championship
- 2018-10-12 | C9 vs. GEN - Worlds Group Stage Day 3 Match Highlights by LoL Esports at 2018 World Championship
- 2018-10-14 | GEN vs. C9 - Worlds Group Stage Day 5 Match Highlights by LoL Esports at 2018 World Championship
- 2018-10-14 | GEN vs. VIT - Worlds Group Stage Day 5 Match Highlights by LoL Esports at 2018 World Championship
- 2018-10-14 | RNG vs. GEB - Worlds Group Stage Day 5 Match Highlights by LoL Esports at 2018 World Championship
- 2018-10-14 | RNG vs. GEN - Worlds Group Stage Day 5 Match Highlights by LoL Esports at 2018 World Championship
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- "Life joins Gen.G" (in ). Gen.G. 2018-05-03.
- Byungho "Haao" Kim (2018-05-17). "GenG Esports LoL team announces their new recruits: Fly and MONG" (in ). InvenGlobal.
- GenGLoL (2018-11-16). "Farewell, Ambition and Crown". Twitter.
- GenGLoL (2018-11-17). "Farewell CoreJJ, Mong and Maru". Facebook.
- Gen.G (2018-11-24). "Introducing our new jungler, 'Peanut' Wang Ho Han!". Twitter.
- Gen.G (2018-12-03). "Introducing a new addition to the Gen.G LoL🥳!". Twitter.
- Gen.G (2019-04-19). "SeongHwan joined Gen.G LoL as a jungler!". Twitter.
- Gen.G (2019-05-20). "Introducing a new face in Gen.G!". Twitter.
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