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Gen.G Esports

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[e][h]Gen.G Esports
Team Information
Location:
Region:
Coaches:
Alle, Bingo, Lyn, oDin, MC
Manager:
FIFAHUN
Total Earnings:
$396,063
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 Flawless Sung Yeon-jun (성연준) Jungle 2020-11-29 [20]
South Korea Bdd Gwak Bo-seong (곽보성) Mid 2019-11-20 [13]
South Korea Karis Kim Hong-jo (김홍조) Mid 2020-11-29 [20]
South Korea Ruler Park Jae-hyuk (박재혁) ADC 2017-11-30 [1]
South Korea Life Kim Jeong-min (김정민) Support 2018-05-03 [3]

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] APK Prince
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] Team Dynamics
South Korea Rich Lee Jae-Won (이재원) Mid 2019-05-29 [11] 2019-11-18 [12] Team Dynamics
South Korea Asper Kim Tae-gi (김태기) Support 2019-05-29 [11] 2019-11-18 [12] Spear Gaming
Former Players
ID Name Position Join Date Leave Date New Team
South Korea Kellin Kim Hyeong-gyu (김형규) Support 2019-12-09 [15] 2020-11-16 [18] Team Dynamics

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) Head Coach 2018-05-03
South Korea Lyn Kim Da-bin (김다빈) Coach 2020-11-17 [19]
South Korea Ggoong Yu Byeong-jun (유병준) Coach 2020-11-29 [20]
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 [14]

Former[edit]

Former Organization
ID Name Position Join Date Leave Date New Organization
South Korea TrAce Yeo Chang-dong (여창동) Coach 2018-05-03 2020-10-11 [17]
South Korea Tom Im Jae-hyeon (임재현) Coach 2019-12-19 2020-10-11 [17]
South Korea Edgar Choi Woo-beom (최우범) Head Coach 2018-05-03 2020-05-15 [16] 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
2020-10-18 A55 - 8th A1Premier World Championship 2020 World Championship 0 : 3 $100,125
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
2019-08-18 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
DateTimeTierTournamentScoreVs. Team
Complete list of matches 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 English Speaking). www.espn.com. 2017-11-30.
  2. Gen.G (2018-05-03). "Gen.G: Rebranding story" (in English Speaking). YouTube.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Life joins Gen.G" (in English Speaking). 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 English Speaking). 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 Gen.G (2019-12-03). "Welcome Back! Introducing our latest Gen.G Streamer, @lol_ambition" (in English Speaking English). Twitter.
  15. 15.0 15.1 InvenGlobal (2019-12-09). "Official: Former support for Jin Air Green Wings joins Gen.G".
  16. 16.0 16.1 Gen.G (2020-05-15). "[Thank you, @woobeom_choi #TigerNation #WeAreGenG"] (in English Speaking English). Twitter.
  17. 17.0 17.1 17.2 Gen.G (2020-11-11). "[ Farewell, TrAce & Tom "] (in English Speaking English). Twitter.
  18. 18.0 18.1 Gen.G (2020-11-16). "[ Farewell, Kellin "] (in English Speaking English). Twitter.
  19. 19.0 19.1 Gen.G (2020-11-17). "[ Gen.G LoL Coaching Staff Update "] (in English Speaking English). Twitter.
  20. 20.0 20.1 20.2 20.3 Gen.G (2020-11-29). "[ Welcome, Ggoong & Flawless & Karis "] (in English Speaking English). Twitter.