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Hangzhou Spark (杭州闪电 in Chinese) is the team representing Hangzhou, China, in the Overwatch League. The Spark compete in the Eastern Division.
The team is owned by Bilibili, an online video platform and video game publisher in China.
- September 7th - The Hangzhou Overwatch League franchise is officially announced alongside 6 new expansion teams for the 2019 season.
- September 10th - Hangzhou announce through Bilibili that they are accepting new name suggestions for their Overwatch League franchise.
- November 14th - The name and branding of the Hangzhou franchise is officially announced to be the Hangzhou Spark.
- November 16th - Hangzhou Spark announce their coaching staff.
- November 16th - Hangzhou Spark announce that guxue and NoSmite have joined the team.
- November 17th - Ria and Adora are announced to have joined the team.
- November 18th - GodsB and Bazzi are announced to have joined the team.
- November 19th - iDK and Revenge are announced to have joined the team.
- November 20th - Krystal and BeBe are announced to have joined the team as the final 2 members.
- February 22nd - SASIN is announced to have joined the team.
- June 26th - Bazzi and NoSmite transferred to Bilibili Gaming as two-way players.
- July 25th - Assistant Coach YinDong is transferred to Bilibili Gaming as Head Coach.
- August 2nd - Krystal is announced to be indefinitely suspended.
- September 4th - U4 officially joins the team as Assistant Coach.
- October 18th - Assistant Coach Sup7eme leaves the team.
- November 11th - Revenge leaves the team.
- November 12th - yeah joins as an Assistant Coach.
- November 23rd - NoSmite joins the Paris Eternal.
- January 14th - Coldest and M1ka join the team.
- February 12th - Ado joins the team.
- May 17th - Assistant Coach yeah leaves the team, Bazzi retires, and Architect joins the team.
- June 3rd - paJion joins as Assistant Coach.
- June 18th - Krystal is released from the team.
- June 19th - QoQ joins the team. Ria becomes inactive due to a wrist injury.
- July 31st - Mask mutually parts ways with the team. Assistant Coach paJion is promoted to Head Coach.
- September 4th - Andante joins the team as Assistant Coach.
- October 14th - Xiaogui joins the team as Supervisor, former Supervisor Longduo moves to the League of Legends division of Bilibili Gaming.
- October 18th - Ria, BeBe, Adora, Ado, and SASIN leave the team.
- October 21st - Shy joins the team.
- November 13th - QoQ leaves the team.
- November 16th - LiGe joins the team.
- November 17th - MCD joins the team.
- November 18th - Takoyaki joins the team.
- November 19th - BERNAR joins the team.
- November 20th - SeoMinSoo joins the team.
- March 26th - nOrU and PPUJJIPPANG join the team as Assistant Coach and Data Analyst respectively.
- April 26th - Head Coach paJion and Assistant Coach nOrU are released from the team, Andante becomes Interim Head Coach, and Mentalist joins the team as Assistant Coach.
- June 22nd - GodsB leaves the team.
- June 27th - Takoyaki leaves the team. 
- July 15th - Interim Head Coach Andante and Assistant Coach Mentalist leave the team. 
- July 27th - OnlyWish is promoted to the main roster as an Assistant Coach, LiGe is demoted to a two way player.
|8||guxue||Qiulin Xu||Tank||2018-11-16 |
|37||iDK||Hojin Park||Support||2018-11-19 |
|14||ColdesT||Tong Xiaodong||Support||2020-01-14 |
|13||M1ka||Liu Jiming||Support||2020-01-14 |
|21||Architect||Minho Park||DPS||2020-05-17 |
|17||Shy||Zheng Yangjie||DPS||2020-10-21 |
|22||LiGe (Two-way)||Jia Chengjie||Tank||2020-11-16 |
|0||MCD||Lee Jeong-ho||Support||2020-11-17 |
|11||BERNAR||Se Won Shin||Tank||2020-11-19 |
|18||SeoMinSoo||Minsoo Seo||DPS||2020-11-20 |
|#||ID||Name||Role||Join Date||Leave Date||New Team|
|77||QoQ||Sungjun Yu||Tank||2020-06-19 ||2020-11-13 |
|20||SASIN||Sanghyun Song||Tank/DPS||2019-02-22 ||2020-10-18 |
|17||Ado||Gi-hyeon Chon||DPS||2020-02-12 ||2020-10-18 ||RunAway|
|1||Adora||Jaehwan Kang||DPS||2018-11-17 ||2020-10-18 |
|23||BeBe||Huichang Yoon||Support||2018-11-20 ||2020-10-18 ||Washington Justice|
|11||Ria||Sungwook Park||Tank||2018-11-17 ||2020-10-18 ||Washington Justice|
|7||Krystal||Shilong Cai||DPS||2018-11-20 ||2020-06-18 ||Guangzhou Charge|
|0||Bazzi||Junki Park||DPS||2018-11-18 ||2020-05-17 |
|Rui Chen||Rui Chen (陈睿)||Owner||2018-09-07 |
|So||Youyou Chen (陈悠悠)||General Manager/President||2018-10-??|
|Xiaogui||Tsungyu Huang (黃琮諭)||Supervisor||2020-10-14 |
|DoubleSai||Saisai Huang (黄赛赛)||Team Manager||2018-??-??|
|Leo||Zhouting Liu (刘倬廷)||Team Leader||2021-04-??|
|U4||Congshan Chen (陈丛山)||Assistant Coach||2019-09-04 |
|OnlyWish||Chen Lizhen (陈李桢)||Assistant Coach||2021-07-27|
|#||ID||Name||Position||Join Date||Leave Date||New Organization|
|Andante||Jaehong Hwang||Interim Head Coach||2020-09-04 ||2021-07-15|
|Mentalist||Kim Chung-in||Assistant Coach||2021-04-26 ||2021-07-15|
|nOrU||Kim Jae-dong||Assistant Coach||2021-03-26 ||2021-04-26 |
|paJion||Jisub Hwang||Head Coach||2020-06-03 ||2021-04-26 |
|PPUJJIPPANG||Cho Na-dan||Data Analyst||2021-03-26 ||2021-04-??|
|Mask||Muho Lee||Head Coach||2018-11-16 ||2020-07-31 |
|yeah||Jung Young-su (정영수)||Assistant Coach||2019-11-12 ||2020-05-17 |
|Sup7eme||Seungjun Han||Assistant Coach||2018-11-16 ||2019-10-18 ||Washington Justice (Development Coach)|
|YinDong||Hang Gao||Assistant Coach||2018-11-16 ||2019-07-25 ||Bilibili Gaming (Head Coach)|
|2021-06-06||5 - 8th||Major||Overwatch League 2021 - June Joust||1 : 3||$0|
|2020-09-05||5 - 6th||Premier||Overwatch League 2020 - Asia Playoffs||0 : 3||$0|
|2020-08-23||10th||Premier||Overwatch League - 2020 Regular Season||12/-/11||Grp. S.||$0|
|2020-08-09||2nd||Major||Overwatch League 2020 - Countdown Cup||0 : 4||$35,000|
|2020-07-04||5 - 7th||Major||Overwatch League 2020 - Summer Showdown||0 : 3||$0|
|2020-05-23||5 - 7th||Major||Overwatch League 2020 - May Melee||0 : 3||$0|
|2019-09-14||4th||Premier||Overwatch League - 2019 Playoffs||0 : 4||$350,000|
|2019-08-25||4th||Premier||Overwatch League - 2019 Regular Season||18/10||Grp. S.||$0|
|2019-07-14||5 - 8th||Major||Overwatch League - 2019 Stage 3 Playoffs||2 : 3||$25,000|
|2019-05-11||3 - 4th||Major||Overwatch League - 2019 Stage 2 Playoffs||0 : 4||$50,000|
|About achievementsComplete Results in any Tournament|
- The original team name Hangzhou Railgun was voted by fans at the official name suggestion vote poll started by the organization, but the name was rejected by Overwatch League.
- The team's logo is a reference to the character Mikoto Misaka from the anime and manga series A Certain Scientific Railgun.
- Building on this connection and in partnership with A Certain Scientific Railgun, on August 28, 2020 Misaka Mikoto was added as an honorary fictional member with jersey number 3.
- 2021-07-15 | 【闪电前线】距离上次闪电前线已经过去了很长一段时间，杭州闪电队走过了一段艰辛的旅程。我们完成了教练组调整，拿下了阶段赛程的四连胜，成功举办了中国第一场守望先锋线下主场比赛。小鬼老师认为现在是一个合适的时间和大家分享赛训团队每个决定背后的思考。 by [Hangzhou Spark] of Overwatch League at Overwatch League 2021 - Regular Season
- 2019-08-27 | Recent situation of HZS and prospect for new season by Hangzhou Spark of Overwatch League at Overwatch League Season 3
- 2019-08-27 | 杭州闪电队：下一步的目标是总冠军！ by MEKA空间站 of MEKA空间站 at Overwatch League Season 2 Stage 4
- "OVERWATCH LEAGUE TO OPEN 2019 SEASON WITH 20 TEAMS". Overwatch League. 2018-09-07.
- "#哔哩哔哩OWL战队征名# 铛铛铛！划重点——杭州哔哩哔哩OWL战队征名活动开始啦♪(＾∀＾●)ﾉ！" (in Chinese). Hangzhou. 2018-09-10.
- "“粉红瑞破”终登场，Hangzhou Spark杭州闪电队正式亮相" (in Chinese). Hangzhou Spark. 2018-11-14.
- "Presenting the Hangzhou Spark". Overwatch League. 2018-11-14.
- "Here is our PINK coach team!!!". Hangzhou Spark. 2018-11-16.
- "They are coming, the shield of Hangzhou Spark! (→°ο°)→→". Hangzhou Spark. 2018-11-16.
- "Please give a warm welcome to @alsldhkqufdl and @ow_adora !". Hangzhou Spark. 2018-11-17.
- "Welcome our DPS Duo @GodsB_OW and @Bazziow". Hangzhou Spark. 2018-11-18.
- "Our Spark family is getting bigger and bigger. @Hojin_idk and @ow_revenge join us as SUPPORT". Hangzhou Spark. 2018-11-19.
- "Finally, we are happy to announce Krystal and @bebezzangv join us.". Hangzhou Spark. 2018-11-20.
- "Welcome new Flex Tank Sasin @Wi0zAKqSMvbfnJB joining our crew.". Hangzhou Spark. 2019-02-22.
- "Spark at the academy team: @Bazziow & @nosmite1 reinforce BLG.ow as 2-way players!" (in English). Hangzhou Spark. 2019-06-26.
- "【闪电前线】总监督龙多对第四阶段的展望" (in Chinese). 2019-07-25.
- "关于HangzhouSpark选手蔡世龙的情况说明" (in Chinese). 2019-08-02.
- "Welcome Chen "U4" Congshan to join us as an assistant coach! ヾ(´･ω･｀)ﾉ". Hangzhou Spark. 2019-09-04.
- "We are grateful to coach @Master7supreme for being helpful and supportive as always. Thank you and wish all the best in the future!". Hangzhou Spark. 2019-10-18.
- "Today, we part away with @Ow_Revenge". Hangzhou Spark. 2019-11-11.
- "yeah joins as an assistant coach". Hangzhou Spark. 2019-11-12.
- "🚨 Check your corners before watching this announcement 🚨". Paris Eternal. 2019-11-23.
- "Glad to announce that COLDEST and M1KA join us from BLG.OW!". Hangzhou Spark. 2020-01-14.
- "We are delighted to announce Gi-hyeon ‘ADO’ Chon has joined us as projectile DPS!". Hangzhou Spark. 2020-02-12.
- "Today we part ways with Coach @yeah_ow_". Hangzhou Spark. 2020-05-17.
- "We are sad to announce that JUNKI “Bazzi” PARK has decided to retire from Overwatch.". Hangzhou Spark. 2020-05-17.
- "How about an addition?". Hangzhou Spark. 2020-05-17.
- "Welcome @paJion90 Hwang Jisub to Hangzhou Spark as Assistant Coach.". Hangzhou Spark. 2020-06-03.
- "Spark Communications". Hangzhou Spark. 2020-06-18.
- "Never stop improving". Hangzhou Spark. 2020-06-19.
- "I'll take a good rest and come back with a good look.". Ria. 2020-06-19.
- "Thank you Coach @Mask_ow". Hangzhou Spark. 2020-07-31.
- "Meanwhile, @pajion90 will step in as the main Coach.". Hangzhou Spark. 2020-07-31.
- "Jaehong "Andante" Hwang will join us as our Assistant Coach.". Andante. 2020-09-04.
- "Huang "Xiaogui" Tsung-Yu will be joining Spark as the new supervisor.". Hangzhou Spark. 2020-10-14.
- "Today we say goodbye to @Ria_970922 @bebezzangv @ow_adora @OW_Ado & @sasin_ow. We thank them for all the contributions to our team and wish them the best of luck! You'll always be a part of the Spark family.". Hangzhou Spark. 2020-10-18.
- "Let's welcome former BLG.OW player and OWWC 2018 runner-up YangJie 'Shy' Zheng as he's promoted to Hangzhou Spark!". Hangzhou Spark. 2020-10-21.
- "Today we part ways with QoQ.". Hangzhou Spark. 2020-11-13.
- "Welcome the new Spark, LIGE!". Hangzhou Spark. 2020-11-16.
- "Please welcome our newest Flex Support, and excellent shot caller, Jeong-ho "MCD" Lee". Hangzhou Spark. 2020-11-17.
- "Let's welcome our new main tank, Takoyaki!". Hangzhou Spark. 2020-11-18.
- "Please welcome our new off tank, @Bernar!". Hangzhou Spark. 2020-11-19.
- "He's here, the one you have all been waiting for. It's time to welcome our new Damage star, @seominsoo_ow!". Hangzhou Spark. 2020-11-20.
- "Please welcome Kim "nOrU" Jaedong @NoRu1994 as our new Assistant Coach!". Hangzhou Spark. 2021-03-26.
- "Please welcome Cho "PPUJJIPPANG" Nadan @ppujjippang as Spark Data Analyst!". Hangzhou Spark. 2021-03-26.
- "Spark Communications". Hangzhou Spark. 2021-04-26.
- "We would like to announce that former BLG.OW Head Coach Kim "Mentalist" Chung-in will join us as our new Assistant Coach! Please give him a warm welcome!". Hangzhou Spark. 2021-04-26.
- "Today we part ways with DPS player Kim "@GodsB_OW" Kyeong-bo as he enters free agency.". Hangzhou Spark. 2021-06-22.
- "Today we part ways with Tank player Lee "Takoyaki" Young-hyun as he enters free agency.". Hangzhou Spark. 2021-06-27.
- "Today we say thank you to Interim Head Coach @Andante_OW for your hard work and great leadership.". Hangzhou Spark. 2021-07-15.
- "Today we are bidding farewell to our Assistant Coach @Mentalist_OW , thank you for everything you contributed to improving the Spark.". Hangzhou Spark. 2021-07-15.
- "Today the BLG.OW Head Coach Lizhen “Onlywish” Chen joined the Hangzhou Spark as Assistant Coach. We are so excited to start a new stage with his lead! Please give a warm welcome to our new Assistant Coach Onlywish!". Hangzhou Spark. 2020-07-28.
- "Today the Hangzhou Spark player Chengjie “LiGe” Jia turned into two-way player for 2021 CNOC S2, he will be serving in both Hangzhou Spark and BLG.OW. Can’t wait to see you shine on various stages of the Overwatch League and Contenders, @OW_LiGe!". Hangzhou Spark. 2020-07-28.
- "the name will not be Railgun as it was rejected by the OWL". OW Beacon. 2018-11-14.
- "Chinese Illustrator shares her original Overwatch League concepts for the Hangzhou Spark". Dexerto. 2018-11-15.
- "Team Spark are proud to announce that we are partnering with the Bilibili herself, Misaka Mikoto from "A Certain Scientific Railgun T", who joins the squad as an Honorary Member with jersey #3.". Hangzhou Spark. 2020-08-28.