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Gen.G Esports

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[e][h]Gen.G Esports
Team Information
Location:
Region:
Coaches:
Alle, Bingo, Mafa, Museong, MC
Manager:
FIFAHUN
Total Earnings:
$713,884
Links
History
Created:
: 2017-07-12
: 2017-11-30
Upcoming Matches
No upcoming games

Gen.G Esports, occasionally abbreviated as Gen.G, (formerly known as KSV eSports) is a professional global esports organization. They were ranked #6 in the 2020 Forbes list of the world’s most valuable esports companies. [1]

History[edit]

The KSV League of Legends team formed on November 30th, 2017, with the acquisition of the Samsung Esports division, which included the 2017 World Champions Samsung Galaxy. [2] On August 27, 2020, Gen.G was announced as one of the 10 selected teams as part of League of Legends Champions Korea (LCK) franchising.[3]

Timeline[edit]

Players[edit]

Active[edit]

Active Squad
ID Name Position Join Date
South Korea Burdol Noh Tae-yoon (노태윤) Top 2021-01-06 [24]
South Korea Doran Choi Hyeon-joon (최현준) Top 2021-11-23 [35]
South Korea Peanut Han Wang-ho (한왕호) Jungle 2021-11-22 [33]
South Korea Chovy Jeong Ji-hoon (정지훈) Mid 2021-11-24 [36]
South Korea Ruler Park Jae-hyuk (박재혁) Bot 2017-11-30 [4]
South Korea Lehends Son Si-woo (손시우) Support 2021-11-24 [37]

Gen.G ChallengersGen.G Challengers Gen.G Challengers[edit]

Active Squad
ID Name Position Join Date
South Korea Ophelia Baek Jin-seong (백진성) Mid 2021-01-12
South Korea Karis Kim Hong-jo (김홍조) Mid 2021-07-18 [28]

Former[edit]

Former Players
ID Name Position Join Date Leave Date New Team
South Korea MONG Moon Chang-min (문창민) Top 2018-05-17 [7] 2018-11-17 [9] APK PrinceAPK Prince APK Prince
South Korea Haru Kang Min-seung (강민승) Jungle 2017-11-30 [4] 2018-11-17 [9] SK Telecom T1SK Telecom T1 SK Telecom T1
South Korea CoreJJ Jo Yong-in (조용인) Support 2017-11-30 [4] 2018-11-17 [9] Team LiquidTeam Liquid Team Liquid
South Korea Ambition Kang Chan-yong (강찬용) Jungle 2017-11-30 [4] 2018-11-16 [8]
Retired
South Korea Crown Lee Min-ho (이민호) Mid 2017-11-30 [4] 2018-11-16 [8] OpTic GamingOpTic Gaming OpTic Gaming
Former Players
ID Name Position Join Date Leave Date New Team
South Korea CuVee Lee Seong-jin (이성진) Top 2017-11-30 [4] 2019-11-18 [15] Hanwha Life EsportsHanwha Life Esports Hanwha Life Esports
South Korea Roach Kim Kang-hui (김강희) Top 2018-12-03 [11] 2019-11-18 [15] T1T1 T1
South Korea Peanut Han Wang-ho (한왕호) Jungle 2018-11-24 [10] 2019-11-18 [15] LGD GamingLGD Gaming LGD Gaming
South Korea SeongHwan Yun Seong-Hwan (윤성환) Jungle 2019-04-19 [12] 2019-11-18 [15] paiN GamingpaiN Gaming paiN Gaming
South Korea Fly Song Yong-jun (송용준) Mid 2018-05-17 [7] 2019-11-18 [15] Afreeca FreecsAfreeca Freecs Afreeca Freecs
South Korea Kuzan Lee Seong-hyuk (이성혁) Mid 2019-05-20 [13] 2019-11-18 [15] Team DynamicsTeam Dynamics Team Dynamics
South Korea Rich Lee Jae-Won (이재원) Mid 2019-05-29 [14] 2019-11-18 [15] Team DynamicsTeam Dynamics Team Dynamics
South Korea Asper Kim Tae-gi (김태기) Support 2019-05-29 [14] 2019-11-18 [15] Spear GamingSpear Gaming Spear Gaming
Former Players
ID Name Position Join Date Leave Date New Team
South Korea Kellin Kim Hyeong-gyu (김형규) Support 2019-12-09 [18] 2020-11-16 [21] Team DynamicsTeam Dynamics Team Dynamics
Former Players
ID Name Position Join Date Leave Date New Team
South Korea Life Kim Jeong-min (김정민) Support 2018-05-03 [6] 2021-11-23 [34] KT RolsterKT Rolster KT Rolster
South Korea Bdd Gwak Bo-seong (곽보성) Mid 2019-11-20 [16] 2021-11-23 [33] Nongshim RedForceNongshim RedForce Nongshim RedForce
South Korea Clid Kim Tae-min (김태민) Jungle 2019-11-20 [16] 2021-11-19 [32]
South Korea Rascal Kim Kwang-hee (김광희) Top 2019-11-20 [16] 2021-11-16 [30] KT RolsterKT Rolster KT Rolster
South Korea Youngjae Ko Yeong-jae (고영재) Jungle 2021-07-18 [27] 2021-11-16 [30]
South Korea Flawless Sung Yeon-jun (성연준) Jungle 2020-11-29 [23] 2021-07-18 [28] Gen.G ChallengersGen.G Challengers Gen.G Challengers
South Korea Karis Kim Hong-jo (김홍조) Mid 2020-11-29 [23] 2021-07-18 [28] Gen.G ChallengersGen.G Challengers Gen.G Challengers

Organization[edit]

Active[edit]

Organization
ID Name Position Join Date
United States Kevin Chou Co-Founder & President 2017-06-27
United States Chris Park Chief Executive Officer 2019-01-07
United States Kent Wakeford Vice President 2017-06-27
United States Arnold Hur Chief Operating Officer 2017-10-03
South Korea FIFAHUN Lee Ji-hoon (이지훈) General Manager 2018-05-03
South Korea Score Go Dong-bin (고동빈) Head Coach 2021-11-25 [38]
South Korea Mafa Won Sang-yeon (원상연) Coach 2021-11-25 [38]
South Korea Museong Kim Moo-seong (김무성) Coach 2021-11-25 [38]
South Korea MC Jang Min-chul (장민철) Head Teaching Coach 2019-08-05
South Korea Bingo Choi Jae-young (최재영) Teaching Coach 2018-05-03
South Korea Alle Son Chang-sik (손창식) Scout 2018-05-03
South Korea Ambition Kang Chan-yong (강찬용) Streamer 2019-12-03 [17]
Slovenia Nemesis Tim Lipovšek Streamer 2021-01-11 [25]
South Korea CuVee Lee Seong-jin (이성진) Streamer 2021-01-11 [25]

Former[edit]

Former Organization
ID Name Position Join Date Leave Date New Organization
South Korea Lyn Kim Da-bin (김다빈) Coach 2020-11-17 [22] 2021-11-18 [31]
South Korea Ggoong Yu Byeong-jun (유병준) Coach 2020-11-29 [23] 2021-11-16 [30]
South Korea oDin Ju Yeong-dal (주영달) Head Coach 2018-05-03 2021-11-09 [29]
Slovenia Crownshot Juš Marušič Streamer 2021-01-11 [25] 2021-02-09 [26] Team VitalityTeam Vitality Team Vitality
South Korea TrAce Yeo Chang-dong (여창동) Coach 2018-05-03 2020-10-11 [20]
South Korea Tom Im Jae-hyeon (임재현) Coach 2019-12-19 2020-10-11 [20]
South Korea Edgar Choi Woo-beom (최우범) Head Coach 2018-05-03 2020-05-15 [19] BRION BladeBRION Blade BRION Blade
United States Phillip Hyun Phillip Hyun Vice President 2017-06-27 ????-??-??
United States Michael Li Michael Li Chief Technology Officer 2017-06-27 ????-??-??

Results[edit]

Date Placement Tier Tournament Results Prize
2021-10-31 A33 - 4th A1Premier World Championship 2021 World Championship 2 : 3 EDward GamingEDward Gaming $178,000
2021-08-22 A33rd A1Premier LCK LCK Summer 2021 1 : 3 T1T1 $43,144
2021-04-10 A22nd A1Premier LCK LCK Spring 2021 0 : 3 DAMWON GamingDAMWON Gaming $89,206
2020-10-18 A55 - 8th A1Premier World Championship 2020 World Championship 0 : 3 G2 EsportsG2 Esports $100,125
2020-08-30 A33rd A1Premier LCK LCK Summer 2020 2 : 3 DRXDRX $25,265
2020-05-30 A33 - 4th A1Premier MSC Mid-Season Cup 2020 0 : 3 Top EsportsTop Esports $60,000
2020-04-25 A22nd A1Premier LCK LCK Spring 2020 0 : 3 T1T1 $48,717
2018-12-31 A22nd A2Major KeSPA Cup KeSPA Cup 2018 0 : 3 GriffinGriffin $17,923
2018-10-14 B313 - 16th A1Premier World Championship 2018 World Championship 1/-/5 Grp. S. $80,625
2018-03-31 A55th A1Premier LCK LCK Spring 2018 1 : 2 SK Telecom T1SK Telecom T1 $14,023
About achievementsComplete Results in any Tournament
DateTimeTierTournamentScoreVs. Team
Complete list of matches in any tournament

Awards[edit]

Gallery[edit]

Logos[edit]

References[edit]

  1. Christina Settimi (2020-12-05). "The Most Valuable Esports Companies 2020".
  2. [Inside Source]
  3. David "Viion" Jang (2020-08-27). "Riot Games announces 10 preferred teams for the LCK franchising". INVEN Global.
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 4.5 4.6 "Samsung Galaxy acquired by KSV" (in English Speaking). www.espn.com. 2017-11-30.
  5. Gen.G (2018-05-03). "Gen.G: Rebranding story" (in English Speaking). YouTube.
  6. 6.0 6.1 "Life joins Gen.G" (in English Speaking). Gen.G. 2018-05-03.
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 Byungho "Haao" Kim (2018-05-17). "GenG Esports LoL team announces their new recruits: Fly and MONG" (in English Speaking). InvenGlobal.
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 GenGLoL (2018-11-16). "Farewell, Ambition and Crown". Twitter.
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 9.3 GenGLoL (2018-11-17). "Farewell CoreJJ, Mong and Maru". Facebook.
  10. 10.0 10.1 Gen.G (2018-11-24). "Introducing our new jungler, 'Peanut' Wang Ho Han!". Twitter.
  11. 11.0 11.1 Gen.G (2018-12-03). "Introducing a new addition to the Gen.G LoL🥳!". Twitter.
  12. 12.0 12.1 Gen.G (2019-04-19). "SeongHwan joined Gen.G LoL as a jungler!". Twitter.
  13. 13.0 13.1 Gen.G (2019-05-20). "Introducing a new face in Gen.G!". Twitter.
  14. 14.0 14.1 14.2 Gen.G (2019-05-29). "New face of Gen.G LoL team!". Twitter.
  15. 15.0 15.1 15.2 15.3 15.4 15.5 15.6 15.7 15.8 "안녕하세요, 젠지 이스포츠입니다." (in South Korea Korean). Gen.G Esports. 2019-11-18.
  16. 16.0 16.1 16.2 16.3 "We’re really excited to announce our newest additions to the Gen.G @leagueoflegends team:" (in English Speaking English). Gen.G Esports. 2019-11-20.
  17. 17.0 17.1 Gen.G (2019-12-03). "Welcome Back! Introducing our latest Gen.G Streamer, @lol_ambition" (in English Speaking English). Twitter.
  18. 18.0 18.1 InvenGlobal (2019-12-09). "Official: Former support for Jin Air Green Wings joins Gen.G".
  19. 19.0 19.1 Gen.G (2020-05-15). "[Thank you, @woobeom_choi #TigerNation #WeAreGenG"] (in English Speaking English). Twitter.
  20. 20.0 20.1 20.2 Gen.G (2020-11-11). "[ Farewell, TrAce & Tom "] (in English Speaking English). Twitter.
  21. 21.0 21.1 Gen.G (2020-11-16). "[ Farewell, Kellin "] (in English Speaking English). Twitter.
  22. 22.0 22.1 Gen.G (2020-11-17). "[ Gen.G LoL Coaching Staff Update "] (in English Speaking English). Twitter.
  23. 23.0 23.1 23.2 23.3 Gen.G (2020-11-29). "[ Welcome, Ggoong & Flawless & Karis "] (in English Speaking English). Twitter.
  24. 24.0 24.1 Gen.G Esports (2021-01-06). "[ Welcome, Burdol "] (in South Korea Korean). Twitter.
  25. 25.0 25.1 25.2 25.3 Gen.G Esports (2021-01-11). "Introducing the newest members of the Gen.G Content Creator family!" (in United Kingdom English). Twitter.
  26. 26.0 26.1 Crownshot (2021-02-09). "I would really like to thank @GenG" (in United Kingdom English). Twitter.
  27. 27.0 27.1 LoL Esports (2021-07-18). "2021 LCK 서머 7~8주차 로스터 공개 [2021 LCK Summer Week 7~8 Roster Revealed]" (in South Korea Korean). LoL Esports.
  28. 28.0 28.1 28.2 28.3 LCK CL (2021-07-18). "2021 #LCKCL Summer W7-8 로스터 공개 [2021 #LCKCL Summer W7-8 Roster Reveal]" (in South Korea Korean). Twitter.
  29. 29.0 29.1 Gen.G Esports (2021-11-09). "Thank you, oDin" (in English Speaking English). Twitter.
  30. 30.0 30.1 30.2 30.3 Gen.G Esports (2021-11-16). "Thank you, Rascal, YoungJae and Ggoong" (in English Speaking English). Facebook.
  31. 31.0 31.1 Gen.G Esports (2021-11-18). "Thank you, Lyn" (in English Speaking English). Twitter.
  32. 32.0 32.1 Gen.G Esports (2021-11-19). "Thank you, Clid" (in EngSpeaking English). Twitter.
  33. 33.0 33.1 33.2 Nongshim RedForce (2021-11-23). "We had a mutual agreement with Gen.G to exchange players." (in EngSpeaking English). Twitter.
  34. 34.0 34.1 Gen.G Esports (2021-11-23). "Thank you, Life" (in EngSpeaking English). Twitter.
  35. 35.0 35.1 Gen.G Esports (2021-11-23). "Welcome, Doran" (in EngSpeaking English). Twitter.
  36. 36.0 36.1 Gen.G Esports (2021-11-24). "Welcome, Chovy" (in EngSpeaking English). Twitter.
  37. 37.0 37.1 Gen.G Esports (2021-11-24). "Welcome, Lehends" (in EngSpeaking English). Twitter.
  38. 38.0 38.1 38.2 38.3 Gen.G Esports (2021-11-25). "Gen.G LoL 2022 Coaching Staff Update" (in EngSpeaking English). Twitter.