Guangzhou Charge (广州冲锋 in Chinese) is the team representing Guangzhou, China, in the Overwatch League. The Charge compete in the Eastern Division.
The team is owned and operated by Nenking Group, a financial and entertainment conglomerate, and owners of the Guangzhou Loong Lions of the Chinese Basketball Association, French association football club FC Sochaux-Montbéliard, and esports brand Ultra Prime.
- August 2nd - The Guangzhou Overwatch League franchise is officially announced as one of the first two new teams entering the 2019 Overwatch League Season.
- October 15th - Guangzhou announce their upper management through The Esports Observer. Ethan from Machi Esports joins as the teams General Manager.
- October 17th - The Philadelphia Fusion announce that they have traded HOTBA to Guangzhou.
- November 8th - The name and branding of the Guangzhou franchise is officially announced to be the Guangzhou Charge.
- November 22nd - The Guangzhou Charge announce their lineup for the 2019 Overwatch League Season.
- December 4th - J1N, Tydolla and Sungwoo are announced to be a part of the new coaching staff of the Guangzhou Charge.
- December 21st - Rise is fined $1000 for account sharing.
- December 25th - Tutu joins as Special Correspondent.
- July 17th - Guangzhou Charge announce that Bischu and Fragi join the team  and Kyb joins the Philadelphia Fusion. 
- July 24th - CurryShot joins as Strategic Coach.
- October 30th - Strategic Coach CurryShot leaves the team.
- October 31st - Competitive Manager bsuh leaves the team.
- November 11th - HOTBA, Fragi, Bischu, OnlyWish leave the team.Rise retires.
- November 14th - Cr0ng, Wya, and neptuNo join the team.
- January 10th - Competitive Analyst Cuddles leaves the team.
- January 19th - creed joins as Assistant Coach.
- April 24th - neptuNo and Wya become Inactive due to Visa Issues.
- June 19th - neptuNo returns to the Active Roster after entering South Korea and finishing his mandatory 14-day social isolation.
- July 12th - Wya becomes a two-way player for Ignite One.
- July 14th - Krystal joins the the team on a two-way contract with Ignite One.
- July 20th - neptuNo becomes Inactive due to Visa Issues.
- July 22nd - nero becomes Inactive due to Visa Issues.
- August 2nd - Seabo joins the team as Data Analyst.
- August 19th - nero returns to the Active Roster after completing his mandatory 14-day isolation upon reentering South Korea.
- October 5th - Head Coach J1N, Assistant Coach Tydolla, and Assistant Coach Sungwoo are released from the team.
- October 15th - neptuNo and Chara leave the team.
- October 16th - Krystal and Wya leave the team.
- October 29th - Arachne joins the team as the Head Coach.
- November 9th - Shu, nero, and Happy leave the team.
- November 11th - KariV joins the team. 
- November 12th - Mandu joins the team. 
- November 13th - MYKaylee joins the team. 
- November 14th - ChoiSehwan joins the team. 
- November 18th - Assistant Coach creed leaves for the Chengdu Hunters. 
- November 30th - Daemin and Neko join the team as Assistant Coaches. 
|0||Eileen||Yiliang Ou||DPS||2018-11-22 |
|14||Rio||Seungpyo Oh||Tank||2018-11-22 |
|10||Cr0ng||Nam Ki-cheol||Tank||2019-11-14 |
|8||KariV||Youngseo Park||Support||2020-11-11 |
|2||Mandu||Kim Chan-hee||Support||2020-11-12 |
|34||MYKaylee||Zou Zijie||DPS||2020-11-13 |
|13||ChoiSehwan||Choi Se-hwan||DPS||2020-11-14 |
|2||Jihun||Kim Ji-hun||Tank||2021-01-21 |
|#||ID||Name||Role||Join Date||Leave Date||New Team|
|20||Happy||Jungwoo Lee||DPS||2018-11-22 ||2020-11-09 ||Houston Outlaws|
|6||nero||Charlie Zwarg||DPS||2018-11-22 ||2020-11-09 ||San Francisco Shock|
|1||Shu||Jinseo Kim||Support||2018-11-22 ||2020-11-09 ||Los Angeles Gladiators|
|11||Wya (Two-way)||Qi Haomiao||Support||2019-11-14 ||2020-10-16 |
|7||Krystal (Two-way)||Cai Shilong||DPS||2020-07-14 ||2020-10-16 |
|3||Chara||Jungyeon Kim||Support||2018-11-22 ||2020-10-15 ||T1 (Coach)|
|#||ID||Name||Role||Join Date||Leave Date||New Team|
|27||neptuNo||Alberto González Molinillo||Support||2019-11-14 ||2020-10-15 ||Paris Eternal|
|18||Rise||Wonjae Lee||Support||2018-11-22 ||2019-11-11 |
|7||HOTBA||Hongjun Choi||Tank||2018-10-17 ||2019-11-11 ||New York Excelsior|
|54||fragi||Joona Laine||Tank||2019-07-17 ||2019-11-11 |
|31||Bischu||Hyungseok 'Aaron' Kim||Tank||2019-07-17 ||2019-11-11 ||Los Angeles Gladiators|
|17||OnlyWish||Lizhen Chen||Support||2018-11-22 ||2019-11-11 ||Cosmos et Veritas Gaming|
|9||Kyb||Finley Adisi||DPS||2018-11-22 ||2019-07-17 ||Philadelphia Fusion|
|Sonny Xiao (肖阳)||CEO||2018-10-15 |
|Eddy Meng (孟庆良)||COO||2018-10-15 |
|arkael||Ethan Liu||General Manager||2018-10-15 |
|Cassis||Li Ding-Qian||Team Manager||2018-12-04|
|Arachne||Lee Ji-won||Head Coach||2020-10-29 |
|Daemin||Kim Dae-min||Assistant Coach||2020-11-30 |
|Neko||Park Se-hyeon||Assistant Coach||2020-11-30 |
|Seabo||Sean Boyle||Data Analyst||2020-08-02 |
|Chixiaotu||Li Qiong||Special Correspondent||2018-12-25 |
|#||ID||Name||Position||Join Date||Leave Date||New Organization|
|creed||Xiao Yan||Assistant Coach||2020-01-19 ||2020-11-18||Chengdu Hunters|
|Sungwoo||Sungwoo Hong||Assistant Coach||2018-12-04 ||2020-10-05 ||Los Angeles Valiant|
|Tydolla||Seungmin Jung||Assistant Coach||2018-12-04 ||2020-10-05 ||Los Angeles Gladiators|
|J1N||Hyojin Cho||Head Coach||2018-12-04 ||2020-10-05 ||T1|
|Cuddles||Henry Coxall||Competitive Analyst||2019-05-15||2020-01-10 |
|bsuh||Brenda Suh||Competitive Manager||2018-12-15 ||2019-10-31 ||Los Angeles Gladiators (Director of Operations)|
|CurryShot||Rohit Nathani||Strategic Coach||2019-07-24 ||2019-10-30 ||Los Angeles Gladiators (Strategic Coach)|
|2021-01-30||3rd||Major||NetEase Esports X Tournament - 2021 - The Nexus||1/-/2||Grp. S.||$0|
|2020-12-06||3 - 4th||Misc||Esports Shanghai Masters - Overwatch Shanghai Masters Invitational - 2020||2 : 3||$0|
|2020-09-12||4th||Premier||Overwatch League 2020 - Asia Playoffs||0 : 3||$75,000|
|2020-08-23||5th||Premier||Overwatch League - 2020 Regular Season||18/-/7||Grp. S.||$0|
|2020-08-08||5 - 7th||Major||Overwatch League 2020 - Countdown Cup||2 : 3||$0|
|2020-07-05||1st||Major||Overwatch League 2020 - Summer Showdown||4 : 2||$65,000|
|2020-05-24||3 - 4th||Major||Overwatch League 2020 - May Melee||2 : 3||$5,000|
|2019-08-31||9 - 10th||Premier||Overwatch League - 2019 Playoffs||1 : 4||$0|
|2019-08-25||9th||Premier||Overwatch League - 2019 Regular Season||15/13||Grp. S.||$0|
|2018-12-28||W||Showm.||Pacific Challenge||2 : 2||$0|
|About achievementsComplete Results in any Tournament|
- 2018-12-24 | Q&A from @Guangzhou Charge Fan-Meet by Tutu at Overwatch League Season 2 (English Version translated by OWBeacon)
- 2019-03-08 | Women in Charge: A Conversation with the Female Staff of the Guangzhou Charge in Celebration of International Women’s Day by Darby Joyce of The Game Haus at Overwatch League Season 2
- 2020-05-17 | Interview with J1N by Tutu at Overwatch League - 2020
- 2020-07-02 | Interview with coach team by Guangzhou Charge at Overwatch League Season 3
- "ATLANTA AND GUANGZHOU TAKE THE STAGE". Overwatch League. 2018-08-02.
- "Guangzhou Overwatch League Team Announces Executive Leadership". The Esports Observer. 2018-10-15.
- "Guangzhou Overwatch League Team Announces Executive Leadership". Guangzhou. 2018-10-15.
- "Trade Alert: The Fusion have traded @HOTBA_OW to @OWL_TeamGZ, the new expansion team of the @overwatchleague.". Philadelphia Fusion. 2018-10-17.
- "感受冲锋！ " [Feel the charge!] (in Chinese). Guangzhou Charge. 2018-11-08.
- "Presenting the Guangzhou Charge". Guangzhou Charge. 2018-11-08.
- "Introducing the 2019 Guangzhou Charge Lineup!" (in English). Guangzhou Charge. 2018-11-22.
- "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.
- "2019 Player Discipline Tracker". Overwatch League. 2018-12-21.
- "Tutu joins as Special Correspondent.". Guangzhou Charge. 2018-12-25.
- "Please join us in welcoming the incredible @fragi and @BischuGG to the team!". Guangzhou Charge. 2019-07-17.
- Philadelphia Fusion (2019-07-17). "Today we say goodbye to @fragi".
- Los Angeles Gladiators (2019-07-17). "It's been one hell of an adventure, @BischuGG.Once a Gladiator, Always a Gladiator.".
- "We also want to wish the inimitable @KYB all the best in his new home with the @Fusion.". Guangzhou Charge. 2019-07-17.
- Philadelphia Fusion (2019-07-17). "We are excited to announce the arrival of @KYB, who joins our roster from the @GZCharge".
- "Please welcome Rohit @CurryshotTV Nathani to the @GZCharge!". Guangzhou Charge. 2019-07-24.
- "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.
- "My contract with GZ expires today.". bsuh. 2019-10-31.
- "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.
- "We are sad to say that Rise will be officially retiring from professional Overwatch to go back to school.". Guangzhou Charge. 2019-11-11.
- "Please welcome Nam "Cr0ng" Ki-Cheol, Qi "Wya" Haomiao, and Alberto "neptuNo" González to the GZ family!". Guangzhou Charge. 2019-11-14.
- "THE NEXT STEP!". Cuddles. 2020-01-10.
- "Our whole organization is ecstatic to welcome CREED to the fold!". Guangzhou Charge. 2020-01-19.
- "Official Announcement". Guangzhou Charge. 2020-04-24.
- "KR hotel quarantine 👍🏻 14 days starting today !". neptuNo. 2020-06-06.
- "Finally free". neptuNo. 2020-06-19.
- "Due to the COVID-19 situation and visa issues, Wya hasn't been able to join the team in Korea since the start of this season.". Guangzhou Charge. 2020-07-12.
- "We’d like to welcome Krystal to the team as a two-way player.". Guangzhou Charge. 2020-07-14.
- "going back to Spain this week to get a new visa". neptuNo. 2020-07-20.
- "i fly home tomorrow :)". nero. 2020-07-22.
- "What have I been up to in 2020?". Seabo. 2020-08-02.
- "i'm free! !". nero. 2020-08-19.
- "We are now announcing that our contracts with Head Coach J1N and Assistant Coach Tydolla and Sungwoo have ended.". Guangzhou Charge. 2020-10-05.
- "Today we say goodbye to neptuNo and Chara. Thank you both for being great leaders in and outside the game, and we wish you all the best in the future". Guangzhou Charge. 2020-10-15.
- "Today we part ways with Krystal and Wya. Thank you both for playing a positive role in our academy team, and we wish you best of luck in the next endeavor.". Guangzhou Charge. 2020-10-16.
- "⚡️Let’s welcome @Arachne_esports to the team as our new Head Coach!". Guangzhou Charge. 2020-10-29.
- "Today we say goodbye to 3 founding members of our team.". Guangzhou Charge. 2020-11-09.
- "Join us in welcoming Young-seo "KariV" Bak to help us write the next chapter of our story". Guangzhou Charge. 2020-11-11.
- "Let’s welcome Chan-hee ”Mandu” Kim to the Charge!". Guangzhou Charge. 2020-11-12.
- "The emerging new blood, the fearsome marksman, now let’s welcome Zijie ”MYKaylee” Zou (Former ID: Kayleee) join the team!". Guangzhou Charge. 2020-11-13.
- "Let’s give a warm welcome to Se-hwan “ChoiSehwan” Choi!". Guangzhou Charge. 2020-11-14.
- "We are excited to announce that CREED and YAOXIE will join the Chengdu Hunters team as the assistant coaches. We believe their participation can complete our training system". Chengdu Hunters. 2020-11-18.
- "Welcome Dae-min “Daemin” Kim and Se-hyeon“Neko” Bak join us as assistant coaches!". Guangzhou Charge. 2020-11-30.
- "Please welcome Ji-hun "Jihun" Kim to the 2021 roster as main tank!". Guangzhou Charge. 2021-01-21.