Gen.G esports

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[e][h]Gen.G esports
Team Information
Location:
Region:
Total Earnings:
$137,921
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Player Breakdown
Number of Players
8
History
Founded:
2018-11-02
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.

Gen.G esports is the academy team of Seoul Dynasty in Overwatch Contenders.

Timeline[edit]

  • August 31st - Gambler is retiring and become a professional streamer within Gen.G esports.[1]
  • November 2nd - The Gen.G roster is revealed.[2]
  • December - Umtae joins the team.

Player Roster[edit]

Active[edit]

Active Squad
ID Name Role Join Date
South Korea Stalk3r Jeong Hag-yong (정학용) DPS 2018-11-02 [2]
South Korea Bliss Kim So-myung (김소명) Support 2019-06-??
South Korea someone Ham Jeong-wan (함정완) Tank 2020-01-10 [13]
South Korea ITSAL Kim Chang-hee (김창희) Tank 2020-07-14
South Korea Wonsoomin Won Soo-min (원수민) Tank 2020-08-20 [17]
South Korea Ezhan Lee Ji-han (이지한) DPS 2020-08-20 [17]
South Korea Topdragon Jeong Seung-yong (정승용) DPS 2020-08-20 [17]
South Korea Papadog Kim Hyeon-il (김현일) Support 2020-08-20 [17]

Former[edit]

Former Players
ID Name Role Join Date Leave Date New Team
South Korea Toyou (Two-Way) Lim Hyeon-woo (임현우) Tank 2020-05-07 [15] 2021-01-06 [21] Seoul Dynasty
South Korea Quasid Son Eui-seong (손의성) Support 2020-05-07 [15] 2021-01-02 [20] Team Diamond
South Korea Haeim Hwang Jun-sun (황준선) DPS 2020-01-10 [13] 2020-12-01 [19]
South Korea WooHyaL Captain Sung Seung-hyun Tank 2019-02-22 [6] 2020-05-12 [16] RunAway
South Korea Oberon Ham Eun-sang Tank 2019-02-22 [6] 2020-05-07[15] Lucky Future
South Korea Wekeed Choi Seok-woo DPS 2019-02-22 [6] 2020-05-07[15] Lucky Future
South Korea Be9 Ahn Gyu-min (안규민) Support 2020-01-10[13] 2020-05-06[14]
South Korea DNCE Captain Kim Se-yong Support 2018-11-02 [2] 2019-12-19[12] Gamecoach Academy (Coach)
South Korea Glister Lim Gil-seong DPS 2019-02-22 [6] 2019-11-23[11] London Spitfire
South Korea Creative Kim Young-wan Support 2019-02-22 [6] 2019-10-30 [9] Seoul Dynasty
South Korea Fuze Kim Tae-hoon Support 2019-02-22 [6] 2019-07-02 [8] Fusion University
South Korea Agnes Ye Hyun-seo DPS 2018-11-02 2019-02-22 [6] World Game Star H2
South Korea LUKE Kim Hyun-jun Tank 2018-11-02 2019-02-22 [6] 2G Storm
South Korea Shubil Bang Min-jun Flex 2018-11-02 [2] 2019-02-12[5] X6-Gaming
South Korea Umtae Um Tae-hyeong Tank 2018-12-?? 2019-02-12[4] Bermuda
South Korea LVLZ Moon Sung-min Support 2018-11-02 [2] 2019-02-11[3] X6-Gaming

Stand-In[edit]

Temporary stand-ins
ID Name Replacing ID Name Tournament(s)
South Korea chamggae   Choi Jae-hyeok
None
Overwatch Contenders OWC 2020 S2: KR

Organization[edit]

Active[edit]

Organization
ID Name Position Join Date
United States Kevin Chou Kevin Chou Owner & Chairman 2018-11-02
United States Kent Wakeford Kent Wakeford Co-Founder & Board Member 2018-11-02
United States Arnold Hur Arnold Hur Chief Growth Officer 2018-11-02
South Korea Lime Park Si-hoon (박시훈) Scout 2019-02-22[6]
South Korea ryujehong Jehong Ryu Content Creator 2021-01-11[22]

Former[edit]

Former Organization
ID Name Position Join Date Leave Date New Organization
South Korea Zelgadiss Siwoo Lee General Manager/Head Coach 2018-11-02 2021-02-01 [23]
South Korea nOrU Kim Jae-dong Coach 2020-01-10[13] 2020-12-01 [19]
South Korea Miro Jin-hyuk Gong Streamer 2018-10-02 2020-11-04 [18] Team Diamond (Coach)
Canada Fareeha Fareeha Anderson Streamer 2019-02-26[7] ????-??-??
South Korea MMA Seong-won Mun Coach 2018-11-02 [2] 2019-10-30 [10] Seoul Dynasty (Assistant Coach)
South Korea Gambler Jin-woo Heo Streamer 2018-08-31[1] 2019-03-31

Achievements[edit]

Date Placement Tier Tournament Results Prize
2020
2020-12-20 A22nd A2Major Overwatch Contenders Overwatch Contenders 2020: The Gauntlet: Asia 1 : 4 $30,000
2020-09-24 A77 - 8th A2Major Overwatch Contenders Overwatch Contenders 2020 Season 2: Korea 1/-/3 Grp. S. $7,000
2020-06-04 A55 - 6th A2Major Overwatch Contenders Overwatch Contenders 2020 Season 1: Korea 2 : 3 $3,000
2020-05-07 A33 - 4th A3Minor Overwatch Contenders Contenders 2020 KR Season 1 - Week 3 2 : 3 $3,156.25
2020-03-19 A33 - 4th A3Minor Overwatch Contenders Contenders 2020 KR Season 1 - Week 1 0 : 3 $3,156.25
2019
2019-10-12 A44th A2Major Overwatch Contenders Overwatch Contenders 2019: The Gauntlet 0 : 3 $20,000
2019-09-01 A33rd A2Major Overwatch Contenders Overwatch Contenders 2019 Season 2: Korea 3 : 1 $26,200
2019-06-14 A22nd A2Major NetEase Esports X Tournament NetEase Esports X Tournament - 2019 - Spring 0 : 4 $7,441
2019-05-12 A33 - 4th A2Major Overwatch Contenders Overwatch Contenders 2019 Season 1: Korea 0 : 3 $26,200
2018
2018-12-24 A99 - 10th A2Major Overwatch Contenders Overwatch Contenders 2018 Season 3: Korea 1/-/4 Grp. S. $8,142
About achievementsComplete Results in any Tournament

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Gambler will be retiring as an active player of SeoulDynasty & becoming a professional streamer within Gen.G esports.". Seoul Dynasty. 2018-08-31.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 Park Tae-gyun (박태균) (2018-11-02). "서울 다이너스티, '오버워치 컨텐더스 코리아 시즌 3' 로스터 발표 " [Seoul Dynasty Announces 'Overwatch Contenders Korea Season 3' Roster] (in South Korea Korean). Inven.
  3. 3.0 3.1 LVLZ (2019-02-11). "LFT OWL /Contenders/Academy".
  4. 4.0 4.1 Umtae (2019-02-12). "LFT".
  5. 5.0 5.1 Shubil (2019-02-12). "LFT OWL / Contenders / Academy".
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 6.3 6.4 6.5 6.6 6.7 6.8 6.9 Gen.G esports (2019-02-22). "We are excited to announce the new Gen.G esports Overwatch Contenders roster!".
  7. 7.0 7.1 Gen.G esports (2019-02-26). "Welcome to Gen.G family, Fareeha!".
  8. 8.0 8.1 Gen.G esports (2019-07-02). "As of today, Fuze will no longer be playing on our Overwatch Contenders Team".
  9. 9.0 9.1 "Roster Update" (in English Speaking South Korea). Seoul Dynasty. 2019-10-29.
  10. 10.0 10.1 "Coaching Staff Update" (in English Speaking South Korea). Seoul Dynasty. 2019-10-29.
  11. 11.0 11.1 "It's been a long time coming". London Spitfire. 2019-11-23.
  12. 12.0 12.1 "Welcome to Bigpicture Interactive". @kyehyun. 2019-12-19.
  13. 13.0 13.1 13.2 13.3 13.4 "Gen.G OWC 2020 Roster". Gen.G. 2020-01-10.
  14. 14.0 14.1 "Farewell,Be9__ow". Gen.G. 2020-05-06.
  15. 15.0 15.1 15.2 15.3 15.4 "Gen.G Overwatch Contenders Roster Update". Gen.G. 2020-05-07.
  16. 16.0 16.1 "Thank you,WooHyaL". Gen.G. 2020-05-12.
  17. 17.0 17.1 17.2 17.3 17.4 Gen.G esports (2020-08-20). "새로운 시즌, 새로운 시작 젠지 오버워치 컨텐더스 선수를 소개합니다".
  18. 18.0 18.1 "Farewell, Miro". Gen.G. 2020-11-04.
  19. 19.0 19.1 19.2 "By mutual agreement, we will be parting ways with Gen.G OWC's Haeim and Coach nOrU. We wish them all the best!". Gen.G. 2020-12-01.
  20. 20.0 20.1 "I'm free agent". Quasid. 2021-01-02.
  21. 21.0 21.1 "Toyou call up". Seoul Dynasty. 2021-01-05.
  22. 22.0 22.1 "Seoul Dynasty legend ryujehong will be joining Gen.G to take on a new challenge as a content creator.". Gen.G. 2021-01-11.
  23. 23.0 23.1 "The contract with manager Si-Woo Lee of'zelgadiss' who has been leading the team from the beginning of Zenji Overwatch Contenders has ended. We sincerely thank the coach for his generous dedication to the team, and hope that the future will be filled with good things.". Gen.G. 2021-02-01.