Guangzhou Charge

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[e][h]Guangzhou Charge
Team Information
OWL City:
Location:
Region:
Manager:
ethan
Coaches:
Cassis, Cuddles, J1N, Sungwoo, Tydolla
Team Captain:
Chara
Colors:
              
Championships:
0
Division titles:
0
Stage titles:
0
Links
Player Breakdown
Number of Players
9
History
Created:
2018-08-02
Upcoming Matches
CDH vs. GZC
December 1, 2019 - 8:30 UTC
GZC vs. SFS
February 22, 2020 - 10:00 UTC
GZC vs. GLA
February 23, 2020 - 10:00 UTC
GZC vs. VAN
March 8, 2020 - 5:00 UTC
GZC vs. DAL
March 14, 2020 - 11:00 UTC
GZC vs. VAL
March 15, 2020 - 11:00 UTC

Guangzhou Charge, (广州冲锋 in Chinese), is the team representing Guangzhou, China in the Overwatch League. The team is owned and operated by Nenking Group, a financial and entertainment conglomerate, and owner of the Guangzhou Long Lions of the Chinese Basketball Association.

Timeline[edit]

  • August 2nd - The Guangzhou Overwatch League franchise is officially announced as one of the first two new teams entering the 2019 Overwatch League Season.[1]
  • October 15th - Guangzhou announce their upper management through The Esports Observer. Ethan from Machi Esports joins as the teams General Manager.[2][3]
  • October 17th - The Philadelphia Fusion announce that they have traded HOTBA to Guangzhou.[4]
  • November 8th - The name and branding of the Guangzhou franchise is officially announced to be the Guangzhou Charge.[5][6]
  • November 22nd - The Guangzhou Charge announce their lineup for the 2019 Overwatch League Season.[7]
  • December 4th - J1N, Tydolla and Sungwoo are announced to be a part of the new coaching staff of the Guangzhou Charge.[8]
  • December 21st - Rise is fined $1000 for account sharing.[9]
  • December 25th - Tutu joins as Special Correspondent.[10]

Player Roster[edit]

Active[edit]

Active Squad
# ID Name Role Join Date
China 0 Eileen Yiliang Ou DPS 2018-11-22 [7]
South Korea 20 Happy Jungwoo Lee DPS 2018-11-22 [7]
USA 42 nero Charlie Zwarg DPS 2018-11-22 [7]
South Korea 14 Rio Seungpyo Oh Tank 2018-11-22 [7]
South Korea 3 Chara Captain Jungyeon Kim Support 2018-11-22 [7]
South Korea 1 Shu Jinseo Kim Support 2018-11-22 [7]
South Korea Cr0ng Nam Ki-cheol Tank 2019-11-14 [21]
China Wya Qi Haomiao Support 2019-11-14[21]
Spain neptuNo Alberto González Molinillo Support 2019-11-14[21]

Former[edit]

Former Players
# ID Name Role Join Date Leave Date New Team
South Korea 18 Rise Wonjae Lee Support 2018-11-22 [7] 2019-11-11[20]
Retired
South Korea 7 HOTBA Hongjun Choi Tank 2018-10-17 [4] 2019-11-11[19]
Finland 54 fragi Joona Laine Tank 2019-07-17[11] 2019-11-11[19]
South Korea 31 Bischu Hyungseok 'Aaron' Kim Tank 2019-07-17[11] 2019-11-11[19]
China 17 OnlyWish Lizhen Chen Support 2018-11-22 [7] 2019-11-11[19]
United Kingdom 9 Kyb Finley Adisi DPS 2018-11-22 [7] 2019-07-17[14] Philadelphia Fusion

Organization[edit]

Active[edit]

Organization
# ID Name Position Join Date
China   Sonny Xiao (肖阳) CEO 2018-10-15 [2]
China   Eddy Meng (孟庆良) COO 2018-10-15 [2]
USA   ethan Ethan Liu General Manager 2018-10-15 [2]
South Korea   J1N Hyojin Cho Head Coach 2018-12-04[8]
South Korea   Tydolla Seungmin Jung Assistant Coach 2018-12-04[8]
South Korea   Sungwoo Sungwoo Hong Assistant Coach 2018-12-04[8]
United Kingdom   Cuddles Henry Coxall Competitive Analyst 2019-05-15
Taiwan   Cassis Li Ding-Qian (李定謙) Data Analyst 2018-12-04
China   Tutu Li Qiong (李琼) Special Correspondent 2018-12-25[10]

Former[edit]

Former Organization
# ID Name Position Join Date Leave Date New Organization
USA   bsuh Brenda Suh Competitive Manager 2018-12-15 [2] 2019-10-31 [18] Los Angeles Gladiators (Director of Operations)
USA   CurryShot Rohit Nathani Strategic Coach 2019-07-24 [16] 2019-10-30 [17] Los Angeles Gladiators (Strategic Coach)

Achievements[edit]

Date Placement Tier Tournament Results Prize
2019
2019-08-31 A99 - 10th A1Premier Overwatch League Overwatch League - 2019 Playoffs 1 : 4 $0
2019-08-25 A99th A1Premier Overwatch League Overwatch League - 2019 Regular Season 15/13 Grp. S. $0
2018
2018-12-28 I1W A7Showm. Pacific Challenge 2 : 2 $0
About achievementsComplete Results in any Tournament

Gallery[edit]

Team Uniform[edit]


Interview[edit]

Videos[edit]

References[edit]

  1. "ATLANTA AND GUANGZHOU TAKE THE STAGE". Overwatch League. 2018-08-02.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 "Guangzhou Overwatch League Team Announces Executive Leadership". The Esports Observer. 2018-10-15.
  3. "Guangzhou Overwatch League Team Announces Executive Leadership". Guangzhou. 2018-10-15.
  4. 4.0 4.1 "Trade Alert: The Fusion have traded @HOTBA_OW to @OWL_TeamGZ, the new expansion team of the @overwatchleague.". Philadelphia Fusion. 2018-10-17.
  5. "感受冲锋! " [Feel the charge!] (in China Chinese). Guangzhou Charge. 2018-11-08.
  6. "Presenting the Guangzhou Charge". Guangzhou Charge. 2018-11-08.
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 7.3 7.4 7.5 7.6 7.7 7.8 7.9 "Introducing the 2019 Guangzhou Charge Lineup!" (in EngSpeaking English). Guangzhou Charge. 2018-11-22.
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 8.3 "We are pleased to announce our coaching staff of J1N as Head Coach, and Tydolla and Sungwoo as Assistant Coaches.". Guangzhou Charge. 2018-12-04.
  9. "2019 Player Discipline Tracker". Overwatch League. 2018-12-21.
  10. 10.0 10.1 "Tutu joins as Special Correspondent.". Guangzhou Charge. 2018-12-25.
  11. 11.0 11.1 11.2 "Please join us in welcoming the incredible @fragi and @BischuGG to the team!". Guangzhou Charge. 2019-07-17.
  12. Philadelphia Fusion (2019-07-17). "Today we say goodbye to @fragi".
  13. Los Angeles Gladiators (2019-07-17). "It's been one hell of an adventure, @BischuGG.Once a Gladiator, Always a Gladiator.".
  14. 14.0 14.1 "We also want to wish the inimitable @KYB all the best in his new home with the @Fusion.". Guangzhou Charge. 2019-07-17.
  15. Philadelphia Fusion (2019-07-17). "We are excited to announce the arrival of @KYB, who joins our roster from the @GZCharge".
  16. 16.0 16.1 "Please welcome Rohit @CurryshotTV Nathani to the @GZCharge!". Guangzhou Charge. 2019-07-24.
  17. 17.0 17.1 "Today, we'd like to thank @CurryshotTV for his tremendous support in #OWL2019, and wish him all the best in his next endeavor!". Guangzhou Charge. 2019-10-30.
  18. 18.0 18.1 "My contract with GZ expires today.". bsuh. 2019-10-31.
  19. 19.0 19.1 19.2 19.3 19.4 "It has been our pleasure to have had @HOTBA_OW @fragi @OnlyWish_ and @BischuGG with the Charge. Many thanks to all of them for their contributions to a great season in 2019. We wish them all the best in the future!". Guangzhou Charge. 2019-11-11.
  20. 20.0 20.1 "We are sad to say that Rise will be officially retiring from professional Overwatch to go back to school.". Guangzhou Charge. 2019-11-11.
  21. 21.0 21.1 21.2 21.3 "Please welcome Nam "Cr0ng" Ki-Cheol, Qi "Wya" Haomiao, and Alberto "neptuNo" González to the GZ family!". Guangzhou Charge. 2019-11-14.