London Spitfire

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[e][h]London Spitfire
Team Information
City:
Location:
Region:
Manager:
Hoonmaru, Noukky
Coaches:
CommanderX, Spilo, fischer
Colors:
              
Sponsor:
Total Earnings:
$1,425,000
Championships:
1 (2018)
Division titles:
0
Stage titles:
Links
Achievements
Overwatch League - Inaugural Season Playoffs
Player Breakdown
Number of Players
8
History
Founded:
2017-08-10
Upcoming Matches
LDN vs. TOR
August 6, 2021 - 19:00 UTC
DAL vs. LDN
August 7, 2021 - 19:00 UTC
LDN vs. PAR
August 13, 2021 - 19:00 UTC
LDN vs. VAN
August 14, 2021 - 19:00 UTC

London Spitfire is the team representing London, United Kingdom, in the Overwatch League. The Spitfire compete in the Western Division.

The team is owned by Jack Etienne and his esports organization Cloud9.

Timeline[edit]

  • January 9th - Coach Agape leaves the team.[6]
  • January 11th - Stylosa joins as British Consultant.[7]
  • February 20th - Fissure leaves the team for the Los Angeles Gladiators, due to not getting the playtime he wanted.[8]
  • February 21st - Rascal leaves the team for the Dallas Fuel.[9]
  • March 7th - Head Coach Bishop leaves the team.[10]
  • March 8th - TiZi is officially announced to have joined the team.[11]
  • April 1st - LilSusie joins as General Manager.[12]
  • April 13th - Agape returns to the team's Coaching staff.[13]
  • May 22nd - The Spitfire announce that they have designated HaGoPeun, TiZi, WooHyaL and Hooreg as 'inactive' on their roster. The players will remain on the team until their contracts run out.[14]
  • June 18th - The Spitfire announce that the quartet of recently Inactive players have been officially released, and are free to find new teams for Season 2.[15]
  • August 20th - The Spitfire announce that Coach changgoon is leaving the team after mutually agreeing to part ways.[16]
  • September 3rd - Coach815 is announced as the new Head Coach.[17]
  • October 15th - Closer is announced to have left the team and joined the Dallas Fuel.[18]
  • October 16th - Guard is officially announced to have joined the team.[19]
  • October 17th - Krillin is announced to have joined the team, after impressing in Open Trials.[20]

Player Roster[edit]

Active[edit]

Active Squad
# ID Name Role Join Date
United States 66 blasé Jeffrey Tsang DPS 2020-12-26 [44]
Finland 55 Ripa Riku Toivanen Support 2021-01-04 [45]
Denmark 9 Kellex Kristian Keller Support 2021-01-05 [47]
Germany 11 Hadi Daniel Bleinagel Tank 2021-01-05 [48]
Denmark 2 Molf1g Mikkel Djernes Tank 2021-01-05 [49]
United Kingdom 5 Hybrid (Two-way) Dom Grove DPS 2021-01-06 [50]
Sweden 25 SparkR (Two-way) William Andersson DPS 2021-01-06 [51]
Denmark 10 Shax (Two-way) Johannes Nielsen DPS 2021-02-08 [52]

Former[edit]

Former Players
# ID Name Role Join Date Leave Date New Team
South Korea 99 Fuze Kim Tae-hoon Support 2019-10-30 [31] 2021-01-04 [46]
Retired
Former Players
# ID Name Role Join Date Leave Date New Team
South Korea 26 Glister Lim Gil-seong DPS 2019-11-23 [33] 2020-11-21 [42] San Francisco Shock
South Korea 14 SanGuiNar Lim Kyu-min Support 2019-11-23 [33] 2020-11-17 [41] O2 Blast
South Korea 18 BERNAR Se Won Shin Tank 2019-10-30 [31] 2020-11-17 [41] Hangzhou Spark
South Korea 97 JMAC Choi Dae Han Tank 2019-11-23 [33] 2020-10-17 [39] DarkMode NA (Head Coach)
South Korea 1 Schwi Lee Dong-Jae DPS 2019-11-23 [33] 2020-10-15 [37]
Retired
South Korea 11 Krillin Yunghoon Jung Support 2018-10-17 [20] 2020-10-15 [37] T1
South Korea 5 Jihun Kim Ji-hun Tank 2019-12-27 [34] 2020-10-15 [37] Guangzhou Charge
South Korea 10 Highly Lee Sung-hyeok Support 2019-11-23 [33] 2020-10-15 [37]
South Korea 30 Clestyn Cho Gun-Hee Tank 2019-12-27 [34] 2020-10-15 [37] T1
South Korea 16 Babel Park Sang-jun DPS 2019-12-27 [34] 2020-10-15 [37] Team BM
South Korea 23 ALTHOUGH Jung Hyun-wook DPS 2019-12-27 [34] 2020-10-15 [37] O2 Blast
Former Players
# ID Name Role Join Date Leave Date New Team
South Korea 27 Quatermain Song Ji-hoon Support 2019-04-26 [22] 2019-11-12 [32] Shanghai Dragons (Player Coach)
South Korea 22 Bdosin Seungtae Choi Support 2017-11-04 [4] 2019-11-12 [32] Seoul Dynasty
South Korea 19 Fury Junho Kim Tank 2017-11-04 [4] 2019-10-30 [30] Philadelphia Fusion
South Korea 7 Gesture Jaehui Hong Tank 2017-11-04 [4] 2019-10-22 [29] Seoul Dynasty
South Korea 13 Profit Junyoung Park DPS 2017-11-04 [4] 2019-10-22 [29] Seoul Dynasty
South Korea 10 Guard Heedong Lee DPS 2018-10-16 [19] 2019-10-03 [26]
Retired
South Korea 8 NUS Jongseok Kim Support 2017-11-04 [4] 2019-10-03 [26] Lucky Future
South Korea 20 birdring Jihyeok Kim DPS 2017-11-04 [4] 2019-10-03 [26] Los Angeles Gladiators
South Korea 4 Closer Wonsik Jung Support 2017-11-04 [4] 2018-10-15 [18] Dallas Fuel
Former Players
# ID Name Role Join Date Leave Date New Team
South Korea 97 TiZi Janghyeon Hwang Tank 2018-03-08 [11] 2018-06-18 [15] XL2 Academy
South Korea 15 HaGoPeun Hyeonwoo Jo Support 2017-11-04 [4] 2018-06-18 [15] Mayhem Academy
South Korea 10 WooHyaL Seunghyun Seong Tank 2017-11-04 [4] 2018-06-18 [15] XL2 Academy
South Korea 18 Hooreg Dongeun Lee DPS 2017-11-04 [4] 2018-06-18 [15] RunAway
South Korea 27 Rascal Dongjun Kim DPS 2017-11-04 [4] 2018-02-21 [9] Dallas Fuel
South Korea 1 Fissure Chanhyung Baek Tank 2017-11-04 [4] 2018-02-20 [8] Los Angeles Gladiators

Organization[edit]

Active[edit]

Organization
# ID Name Position Join Date
United States   Jack Jack Etienne Owner 2017-08-10 [1]
United States   Dan Dan Fiden President 2017-08-10 [1]
Germany   Noukky Ysabel Müller General Manager 2020-10-16 [38]
South Korea Hoonmaru Ji Hun Lee Assistant Manager 2019-10-09 [27]
Denmark   fischer Mads Jehg Head Coach 2020-12-24 [43]
United Kingdom   CommanderX Xavier Hardy Assistant Coach 2020-11-12 [40]
United States   Spilo Jacob Clifton Assistant Coach 2021-06-19 [55]
United Kingdom   Oak Cameron Akitt Head of Community 2020-12-04 [56]
United Kingdom   Stylosa Tom Stewart British Consultant 2018-01-11 [7]

Former[edit]

Former Organization
# ID Name Position Join Date Leave Date New Organization
United States   reprize Justin Hand Head Coach 2020-11-12[40] 2021-05-21 [53]
Retired
South Korea   Robin Seunghwan "Robin" Lee General Manager 2017-11-01 2020-10-16 [38]
South Korea   Sqix Geon-Yong Kim Strategic Coach 2020-07-24 2020-10-01 [36] New York Excelsior (Assistant Coach)
South Korea   Twinkl Young-bin Lim Assistant Coach 2019-10-21 [28] 2020-10-01 [36]
Retired
South Korea   Pavane Hyeon-sang Yu Assistant Coach 2019-10-21 [28] 2020-10-01 [36]
Retired
South Korea   Agape Chulyong Hong Head Coach 2018-04-13 [13][28] 2020-10-01 [36] San Francisco Shock (Assistant Coach)
South Korea   aWesomeGuy Sung-hoon Kim Assistant Coach 2019-10-21 [28] 2020-07-21 [35]
South Korea   Jfeel Jeongmin Kim (김정민) Coach 2017-11-01 2019-10-01 [25] Shanghai Dragons (Assistant Coach)
South Korea   Coach815 Kwangbok Kim (김광복) Head Coach 2018-09-03 [17] 2019-07-24 [24] Element Mystic (Head Coach)
United States   LilSusie Susie Kim Director of Youth Esports Education and Training 2018-04-01 [12] 2019-06-14 [23]
South Korea   changgoon Changgeun Park Coach 2017-11-04 [5] 2018-08-20 [16] Seoul Dynasty (Assistant Coach)
United States   Danan Danan Flander General Manager 2017-08-10 [1] 2018-08-19 [57]
South Korea   Bishop Beomjoon Lee Head Coach 2017-11-?? 2018-03-07 [10] Toronto Defiant (Head Coach)
South Korea   Claire Seonwoo Jeon Team Manager 2017-11-?? 2018-03-07
South Korea   Agape Cheolyong Hong (홍철용) Coach 2017-11-?? 2018-01-09 [6] BlossoM (Coach)

Achievements[edit]

Date Placement Tier Tournament Results Prize
2020
2020-09-04 A77th A1Premier Overwatch League Overwatch League 2020 - Asia Playoffs 1 : 3 $0
2020-08-08 A55 - 7th A2Major Overwatch League Overwatch League 2020 - Countdown Cup 0 : 3 $0
2020-07-04 A55 - 7th A2Major Overwatch League Overwatch League 2020 - Summer Showdown 1 : 3 $0
2019
2019-09-07 A77 - 8th A1Premier Overwatch League Overwatch League - 2019 Playoffs 0 : 4 $200,000
2019-08-25 A77th A1Premier Overwatch League Overwatch League - 2019 Regular Season 16/12 Grp. S. $0
2019-05-09 A55 - 8th A2Major Overwatch League Overwatch League - 2019 Stage 2 Playoffs 1 : 3 $25,000
2018
2018-07-28 A11st A1Premier Overwatch League Overwatch League - Inaugural Season Playoffs 2 : 0 $1,000,000
2018-06-17 A55th A1Premier Overwatch League Overwatch League - Inaugural Season 24/16 Grp. S. $100,000
2018-03-25 A33rd A2Major Overwatch League OWL - Inaugural Season Stage 2 Title Matches 2 : 3 $0
2018-02-10 A11st A2Major Overwatch League OWL - Inaugural Season Stage 1 Title Matches 3 : 2 $100,000
About achievementsComplete Results in any Tournament

Awards[edit]

Gallery[edit]

Team Uniform[edit]

Additional Content[edit]

Articles[edit]

Highlights[edit]

Interviews[edit]

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 THE OVERWATCH LEAGUE™ WELCOMES LONDON, SECOND LOS ANGELES TEAM.
  2. PRESENTING THE LONDON SPITFIRE
  3. The Spitfire Join the Overwatch League™ as London’s Official Franchise
  4. 4.00 4.01 4.02 4.03 4.04 4.05 4.06 4.07 4.08 4.09 4.10 4.11 4.12 London Spitfire announce their roster.
  5. 5.0 5.1 Team BlossoM (2017-11-04). "GC Busan signed by London Spitfire".
  6. 6.0 6.1 Agape leaves the coaching staff
  7. 7.0 7.1 "Stylosa Joins The London Spitfire!!!". 2018-01-11.
  8. 8.0 8.1 Ben Woodward (2018-02-20). "London Spitfire Transfer Fissure to LA Gladiators".
  9. 9.0 9.1 "London Spitfire announces the departure of @Rascal.". London Spitfire. 2018-02-21.
  10. 10.0 10.1 Ben Woodward (2018-03-07). "London Spitfire Parts Ways With Bishop". London Spitfire.
  11. 11.0 11.1 London Spitfire (2018-03-08). "Welcome T1zi!".
  12. 12.0 12.1 Ben Woodward (2018-04-01). "London Spitfire welcome a new General Manager!". London Spitfire.
  13. 13.0 13.1 Ben Woodward (2018-04-13). "London Spitfire welcome back Agape". London Spitfire.
  14. Luke Cotton (2018-05-22). "London Spitfire Roster Update". London Spitfire.
  15. 15.0 15.1 15.2 15.3 15.4 John Nomis (2018-06-18). "London Spitfire Release Quartet". London Spitfire.
  16. 16.0 16.1 John Nomis (2018-08-20). "London Spitfire and Coach Changg Part Ways". London Spitfire.
  17. 17.0 17.1 John Nomis (2018-09-03). "London Spitfire Welcome Kwangbok Kim". London Spitfire.
  18. 18.0 18.1 "Thank You, Closer". London Spitfire. 2018-10-15.
  19. 19.0 19.1 London Spitfire (2018-10-16). "As is tradition, the changing of the guard brings in fresh faces.".
  20. 20.0 20.1 London Spitfire (2018-10-17). "Please join us in giving a warm welcome to the latest addition to our family, the flex support - @Krillin_1!".
  21. London Spitfire (2019-02-07). "Susie Kim Takes On New Role; Robin Lee Promoted to General Manager".
  22. 22.0 22.1 London Spitfire (2019-04-26). "Aiming to achieve #1 in the #OWL2019, the London Spitfire welcomes the newest addition to the team, Quatermain!".
  23. 23.0 23.1 LilSusie (2019-06-14). "Goodbye, @Cloud9 @Spitfire 💙💙💙".
  24. 24.0 24.1 London Spitfire (2019-07-24). "Today we announce the departure of @Coach815 from the team.".
  25. 25.0 25.1 Jeongmin Kim (2019-10-01). "The two years with @Spitfire has been a great time of learning for me. good times , bad times, it’s taught me so much. Thank you to all our players, staffs, and fans. Excited for the next challenge Contact me at Email: jeongfeel9843@gmail.com Discord: Jfeel#2897".
  26. 26.0 26.1 26.2 26.3 London Spitfire (2019-10-03). "Today we part ways with @NUS_OW, @Guard, @Birdring, & @JfeelOW.".
  27. 27.0 27.1 London Spitfire (2019-10-09). "💥 Please join us in giving a big welcome to our new assistant manager @hoonmaru! 💥".
  28. 28.0 28.1 28.2 28.3 28.4 "We’re thrilled to announce the additions of assistant coaches @BP_Twinkl, @SNT_OW, & @NYXL_Pavane! Moving forward @Agape will be taking over the head coach position!". London Spitfire. 2019-10-21.
  29. 29.0 29.1 29.2 "The legendary @Gesture and @ProfitOW duo have been integral members of the London Spitfire, but today we say our farewells.". London Spitfire. 2019-10-22.
  30. 30.0 30.1 "Thank you for the past 2 years and we wish you the best with the @Fusion!". London Spitfire. 2019-10-30.
  31. 31.0 31.1 31.2 "Today we say goodbye to @Bernar and Fuze! We couldn't be happier to see them make it to the Overwatch League and wish them all the best with the @Spitfire!". Fusion University. 2019-10-30.
  32. 32.0 32.1 32.2 "Today, we mutually part ways with Quatermain and @BdosinOW.". London Spitfire. 2019-11-12.
  33. 33.0 33.1 33.2 33.3 33.4 33.5 "It's been a long time coming - no more teasers or riddles (or leaks), meet the Initial 8 of the #OWL2020 London Spitfire! #AcesHigh". London Spitfire. 2019-11-23.
  34. 34.0 34.1 34.2 34.3 34.4 "To round out our final twelve, please welcome @OW_Babel, @jihun_OW, @althoughhhhh, & @clestyn_ow to the London Spitfire!". London Spitfire. 2019-12-27.
  35. 35.0 35.1 "Today, we are mutually parting ways with @SNT_OW.". London Spitfire. 2020-07-21.
  36. 36.0 36.1 36.2 36.3 36.4 "Today we farewell our coaching team of @Agape, @pavane_90, @BP_Twinkl and @OWSqix.". London Spitfire. 2020-10-01.
  37. 37.0 37.1 37.2 37.3 37.4 37.5 37.6 37.7 "It is with heavy hearts that we must announce that we must bid farewell to our players. We have offered free agency to most of our players to ensure that they can find a new team to thrive in with the least amount of resistance.". London Spitfire. 2020-10-15.
  38. 38.0 38.1 38.2 "Please welcome the new General Manager of the London Spitfire @Noukky as she brings an update on what to expect from the team in 2021.". London Spitfire. 2020-10-16.
  39. 39.0 39.1 "Today we have another very tough announcement, we are releasing @JeungMac_ow from the Spitfire.". London Spitfire. 2020-10-17.
  40. 40.0 40.1 40.2 "Please welcome our new coaches for 2021, @reprize_ and @CommanderX". London Spitfire. 2020-11-12.
  41. 41.0 41.1 41.2 "Another really tough day for us at the Spitfire as we announce the release of @Bernar and @SanGuiNar_14.". London Spitfire. 2020-11-17.
  42. 42.0 42.1 "An incredibly tough morning for the team as we farewell @Glisterow, who has been a critical and core part of our 2020 lineup. Thank you so much for the hard work put in this year and all the best for 2021!". London Spitfire. 2020-11-21.
  43. 43.0 43.1 "We are proud to announce Mads "Fischer" Jehg will be joining London Spitfire for 2021 as an Assistant Coach. He found some time after a busy Gauntlet schedule to have a quick chat about the team's goals for '21. Welcome aboard!". British Hurricane. 2020-12-24.
  44. 44.0 44.1 "We asked about your mood! We've been quiet on the roster front and that might be leaving you all feeling a little... blasé.". London Spitfire. 2020-12-26.
  45. 45.0 45.1 "We are pleased to welcome @Ripa_ow to London Spitfire for 2021!". London Spitfire. 2021-01-04.
  46. 46.0 46.1 "Sadly, tonight, we must also say goodbye to @ow_fuze. Thank you to Fuze for keeping us in the fight throughout 2020 - we wish you the best of luck in the future!". London Spitfire. 2021-01-04.
  47. 47.0 47.1 "Please join us in welcoming our former Fragster, @KellexOW.". London Spitfire. 2021-01-05.
  48. 48.0 48.1 "Forming the first half of hour London Spitfire 2021 tank line, we have @hadi_ow!". London Spitfire. 2021-01-05.
  49. 49.0 49.1 "For we are completing our 2021 Tank line by welcoming in the one and only @Molf1g! Long live the kings". London Spitfire. 2021-01-05.
  50. 50.0 50.1 "Sorry, @LemonKiwi_ we couldn't nerf so we signed the man instead: We're proud to introduce @hybrid_ow in his debut to the Overwatch League! His business is dealing damage!". London Spitfire. 2021-01-06.
  51. 51.0 51.1 "He's @SparkR_OW and he completes our DPS line-up and our 2021 roster. Welcome, lad". London Spitfire. 2021-01-06.
  52. 52.0 52.1 "Room for one more? @ShaxOW flies into the Hangar as the newest member of the London @Spitfire". Hangar9. 2021-02-08.
  53. 53.0 53.1 "We have an announcement from @Noukky. We'd like to take the opportunity to thank @reprize_ for putting his heart & soul into London Spitfire and wish him best of luck in his next endeavour.". London Spitfire. 2021-05-21.
  54. "Here's a roll call before class starts with @FusionUni Some new faces among the familiar, we'll introduce them properly Soon™! For now, wish us luck!". British Hurricane. 2021-06-14.
  55. 55.0 55.1 "As announced in our Sitrep, we're thrilled to welcome in @Coach_Spilo as our new Assistant Coach!". London Spitfire. 2021-06-19.
  56. London Spitfire announces Oak as Head of Community
  57. Danan leaves Cloud9 organization