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Gen.G Esports

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[e][h]Gen.G Esports
Team Information
Location:
Region:
Coaches:
Alle, Bingo, Lyn, Tom, TrAce, oDin, MC
Manager:
FIFAHUN
Total Earnings:
$295,938
Links
History
Created:
: 2017-07-12
: 2017-11-30
Upcoming Matches
No upcoming games


Gen.G esports (formerly known as KSV eSports) is a professional esports organization created in 2017 in collaboration between Silicon Valley and Seoul. KSV's first announced team was Seoul Dynasty, a franchise participating in the inaugural season of Overwatch League. In May of 2018 they decided to rebrand their organization under the new name of Gen.G esports.

History[edit]

Gen.G was created by Kevin Chou and Kent Wakeford, co-founders of the video game development company Kabam, established the esports organization KSV eSports. Gen.G, back then known as KSV eSports, acquired the 2017 World Championship Samsung Galaxy's roster. The acquisition happened on the 30th of November, 2017.

Timeline[edit]

Players[edit]

Active[edit]

Active Squad
ID Name Position Join Date
South Korea Rascal Kim Kwang-hee (김광희) Top 2019-11-20[13]
South Korea Clid Kim Tae-min (김태민) Jungle 2019-11-20[13]
South Korea Bdd Gwak Bo-seong (곽보성) Mid 2019-11-20[13]
South Korea Ruler Park Jae-hyuk (박재혁) ADC 2017-11-30[1]
South Korea Kellin Kim Hyeong-gyu (김형규) Support 2019-12-09[14]
South Korea Life Kim Jeong-min (김정민) Support 2018-05-03[3]
Trainees
ID Name Position Join Date
South Korea gyuvee Top 2020-08-01[16]
South Korea yuzin Top 2020-08-01[16]
South Korea Felix Jungle 2020-08-01[16]
South Korea nyx Jungle 2020-08-01[16]
South Korea Karis Mid 2020-08-01[16]
South Korea Quid Mid 2020-08-01[16]
South Korea Peyz ADC 2020-08-01[16]
South Korea ToongE ADC 2020-08-01[16]
South Korea Lospa Support 2020-08-01[16]
South Korea Wize Support 2020-08-01[16]

Former[edit]

Former Players
ID Name Position Join Date Leave Date New Team
South Korea MONG Moon Chang-min (문창민) Top 2018-05-17[4] 2018-11-17[6]
South Korea Haru Kang Min-seung (강민승) Jungle 2017-11-30[1] 2018-11-17[6] SK Telecom T1
South Korea CoreJJ Jo Yong-in (조용인) Support 2017-11-30[1] 2018-11-17[6] Team Liquid
South Korea Ambition Kang Chan-yong (강찬용) Jungle 2017-11-30[1] 2018-11-16[5]
Retired
South Korea Crown Lee Min-ho (이민호) Mid 2017-11-30[1] 2018-11-16[5] OpTic Gaming
Former Players
ID Name Position Join Date Leave Date New Team
South Korea CuVee Lee Seong-jin (이성진) Top 2017-11-30[1] 2019-11-18[12] Hanwha Life Esports
South Korea Roach Kim Kang-hui (김강희) Top 2018-12-03[8] 2019-11-18[12] T1
South Korea Peanut Han Wang-ho (한왕호) Jungle 2018-11-24[7] 2019-11-18[12] LGD Gaming
South Korea SeongHwan Yun Seong-Hwan (윤성환) Jungle 2019-04-19[9] 2019-11-18[12] paiN Gaming
South Korea Fly Song Yong-jun (송용준) Mid 2018-05-17[4] 2019-11-18[12] Afreeca Freecs
South Korea Kuzan Lee Seong-hyuk (이성혁) Mid 2019-05-20[10] 2019-11-18[12]
South Korea Rich Lee Jae-Won (이재원) Mid 2019-05-29[11] 2019-11-18[12]
South Korea Asper Kim Tae-gi (김태기) Support 2019-05-29[11] 2019-11-18[12]

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 oDin Ju Yeong-dal (주영달) Interim Head Coach 2018-05-03
South Korea TrAce Yeo Chang-dong (여창동) Coach 2018-05-03
South Korea Tom Im Jae-hyeon (임재현) Coach 2019-12-19
South Korea Lyn Kim Da-bin (김다빈) Trainee Coach 2020-05-31
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) Steamer 2019-12-03

Former[edit]

Former Organization
ID Name Position Join Date Leave Date New Organization
South Korea Edgar Choi Woo-beom (최우범) Head Coach 2018-05-03 2020-05-15[15]
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
2020-08-30 A33rd A1Premier LCK LCK Summer 2020 2 : 3 $25,212
2020-05-30 A33 - 4th A1Premier MSC Mid-Season Cup 2020 0 : 3 $60,000
2020-04-25 A22nd A1Premier LCK LCK Spring 2020 0 : 3 $48,627
2019-12-31 A55 - 8th A2Major KeSPA Cup KeSPA Cup 2019 1 : 2 $4,286
2019-08-18 A66th A1Premier LCK LCK Summer 2019 10/-/8 Grp. S. $8,278
2019-03-31 A77th A1Premier LCK LCK Spring 2019 5/-/13 Grp. S. $8,824
2018-12-31 A22nd A2Major KeSPA Cup KeSPA Cup 2018 0 : 3 $17,920
2018-10-14 B313 - 16th A1Premier World Championship 2018 World Championship 1/-/5 Grp. S. $80,625
2018-08-12 A55th A1Premier LCK LCK Summer 2018 0 : 2 $13,360
2018-03-31 A55th A1Premier LCK LCK Spring 2018 1 : 2 $14,036
About achievementsComplete Results in any Tournament
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References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 "Samsung Galaxy acquired by KSV" (in United Kingdom). www.espn.com. 2017-11-30.
  2. Gen.G (2018-05-03). "Gen.G: Rebranding story" (in United Kingdom). YouTube.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Life joins Gen.G" (in United Kingdom). Gen.G. 2018-05-03.
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Byungho "Haao" Kim (2018-05-17). "GenG Esports LoL team announces their new recruits: Fly and MONG" (in United Kingdom). InvenGlobal.
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 GenGLoL (2018-11-16). "Farewell, Ambition and Crown". Twitter.
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 6.3 GenGLoL (2018-11-17). "Farewell CoreJJ, Mong and Maru". Facebook.
  7. 7.0 7.1 Gen.G (2018-11-24). "Introducing our new jungler, 'Peanut' Wang Ho Han!". Twitter.
  8. 8.0 8.1 Gen.G (2018-12-03). "Introducing a new addition to the Gen.G LoL🥳!". Twitter.
  9. 9.0 9.1 Gen.G (2019-04-19). "SeongHwan joined Gen.G LoL as a jungler!". Twitter.
  10. 10.0 10.1 Gen.G (2019-05-20). "Introducing a new face in Gen.G!". Twitter.
  11. 11.0 11.1 11.2 Gen.G (2019-05-29). "New face of Gen.G LoL team!". Twitter.
  12. 12.0 12.1 12.2 12.3 12.4 12.5 12.6 12.7 12.8 "안녕하세요, 젠지 이스포츠입니다." (in South Korea Korean). Gen.G Esports. 2019-11-18.
  13. 13.0 13.1 13.2 13.3 "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.
  14. 14.0 14.1 InvenGlobal (2019-12-09). "Official: Former support for Jin Air Green Wings joins Gen.G".
  15. 15.0 15.1 Gen.G (2020-05-15). "[Thank you, @woobeom_choi #TigerNation #WeAreGenG"].
  16. 16.00 16.01 16.02 16.03 16.04 16.05 16.06 16.07 16.08 16.09 16.10 GenGScouter (2020-08-01). "Gen.G Academy Teams" (in South Korea).