Philadelphia Fusion

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[e][h]Philadelphia Fusion
Team Information
City:
Location:
Region:
Manager:
Roston
Coaches:
Chara, J1N, SUNGMIN
Team Captain:
Carpe
Colors:
              
Sponsor:
Total Earnings:
$1,055,000
Championships:
0
Division titles:
Stage titles:
0
Links
Achievements
Overwatch League 2021 - Play-in - East
Player Breakdown
Number of Players
7
History
Founded:
2017-09-20
Upcoming Matches
PHI Philadelphia FusionPhiladelphia Fusion vs. Shanghai DragonsShanghai Dragons SHD
May 20, 2022 - 10:00 UTC
GZC Guangzhou ChargeGuangzhou Charge vs. Philadelphia FusionPhiladelphia Fusion PHI
May 22, 2022 - 10:00 UTC
PHI Philadelphia FusionPhiladelphia Fusion vs. Seoul DynastySeoul Dynasty SEO
May 26, 2022 - 10:00 UTC
CDH Chengdu HuntersChengdu Hunters vs. Philadelphia FusionPhiladelphia Fusion PHI
May 27, 2022 - 10:00 UTC
VAL Los Angeles ValiantLos Angeles Valiant vs. Philadelphia FusionPhiladelphia Fusion PHI
May 28, 2022 - 13:00 UTC
PHI Philadelphia FusionPhiladelphia Fusion vs. Hangzhou SparkHangzhou Spark HZS
May 29, 2022 - 13:00 UTC


Philadelphia Fusion is the team representing Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, in the Overwatch League. The Fusion compete in the Eastern Division.

The team is owned by Comcast Spectacor, a sports and entertainment company that owns Philadelphia-based sports teams such as the Philadelphia Flyers of the NHL, and manages stadiums and convention centers in North America.

Timeline[edit]

  • September 20th - Franchise is officially announced, as part of the final three franchises of the Inaugural Season of the Overwatch League. [1]
  • November 1st - The Philadelphia franchise officially reveal their new name, the Philadelphia Fusion. [2][3]
  • November 3rd - The team announces their 12-man roster in a video. [4]
  • November 4th - The team announces their Coaching staff. [5]
  • November 29th - SADO is suspended for the first 30 games of Season 1 for account boosting before being signed to the organization. [6]

Player Roster[edit]

Active[edit]

Active Squad
# ID Name Role Join Date
South Korea 18 Carpe Captain Jaehyeok Lee DPS 2017-11-03 [4]
South Korea 3 MN3 Yoon Jae-hee DPS 2021-10-27 [64]
South Korea 7 ZEST Kim Hyun-woo DPS 2021-10-28 [65]
South Korea 19 Fury Junho Kim Tank 2022-01-05 [67]
South Korea 99 AimGod Minseok Kwon Support 2022-01-05 [68]
South Korea 82 FiXa Kwon Yeong-Hun Support 2022-02-01 [69]
South Korea Belosrea Hwang Gyu-tae Tank 2022-04-25 [71]

Former[edit]

Former Players
# ID Name Role Join Date Leave Date New Team
South Korea 17 Alarm Kyeong-bo Kim Support 2019-10-30 [32] 2021-11-07 [66]
South Korea 8 HOTBA Hongjun Choi Tank 2021-04-07 [49] 2021-10-17 [63] Toronto DefiantToronto Defiant Toronto Defiant
Israel 15 Eqo Josue Corona DPS 2019-10-30 [32] 2021-10-13 [61]
United Kingdom 33 FunnyAstro Daniel Hathaway Support 2019-10-30 [32] 2021-10-13 [60] Los Angeles GladiatorsLos Angeles Gladiators Los Angeles Gladiators
France 21 Poko Gael Gouzerch Tank 2017-11-03 [4] 2021-10-13 [59] London SpitfireLondon Spitfire London Spitfire
South Korea 27 Rascal Dongjun Kim DPS 2021-03-15 [48] 2021-10-08 [56] Dallas FuelDallas Fuel Dallas Fuel (Assistant Coach)
South Korea 4 tobi Jin-mo Yang Support 2021-04-08 [50] 2021-10-06 [54] Seoul DynastySeoul Dynasty Seoul Dynasty (Head Coach)
Denmark 24 sHockWave Niclas Jensen DPS 2020-11-23 [46] 2021-10-05 [53] Vancouver TitansVancouver Titans Vancouver Titans
South Korea 7 Mano Donggyu Kim Tank 2020-11-02 [42] 2021-09-30 [52]
Former Players
# ID Name Role Join Date Leave Date New Team
South Korea 10 Heesu Heesu Jeong DPS 2019-11-25 [34] 2020-11-23 [47] Toronto DefiantToronto Defiant Toronto Defiant
South Korea 2 Ivy Seunghyun Lee DPS 2019-10-30 [32] 2020-11-11 [45] New York ExcelsiorNew York Excelsior New York Excelsior
South Korea 19 Fury Junho Kim Tank 2019-10-30 [32] 2020-11-11 [44] Washington JusticeWashington Justice Washington Justice
South Korea 9 SADO Sumin Kim Tank 2017-11-03 [4] 2020-11-11 [43] Toronto DefiantToronto Defiant Toronto Defiant
United Kingdom 1 ChipSa Philip Graham DPS 2019-11-26 [35] 2020-10-21 [39]
United Kingdom 42 Boombox Isaac Charles Support 2017-11-03 [4] 2020-10-20 [37] Young and BeautifulYoung and Beautiful Young and Beautiful
Former Players
# ID Name Role Join Date Leave Date New Team
Sweden 3 snillo (Two-way) Simon Ekström DPS 2017-11-03 [4] 2019-12-19 [36]
Retired
United Kingdom 1 Kyb Finley Adisi DPS 2019-07-17 [22] 2019-10-23 [30]
Retired
United States 17 Elk (Two-way) Elijah Gallagher Support 2018-09-25 [13] 2019-10-23 [30] SkyfoxesSkyfoxes Skyfoxes
Israel 15 Eqo Josue Corona DPS 2017-11-03 [4] 2019-10-22 [29] Philadelphia FusionPhiladelphia Fusion Philadelphia Fusion
Spain 8 neptuNo Alberto González Molinillo Support 2017-11-03 [4] 2019-10-21 [28] Guangzhou ChargeGuangzhou Charge Guangzhou Charge
Finland 54 fragi Joona Laine Tank 2017-11-03 [4] 2019-07-17 [20] Guangzhou ChargeGuangzhou Charge Guangzhou Charge
Former Players
# ID Name Role Join Date Leave Date New Team
South Korea 7 HOTBA Hongjun Choi Tank 2017-11-03 [4] 2018-10-17 [16] Guangzhou ChargeGuangzhou Charge Guangzhou Charge
Russia 13 ShaDowBurn George Gushcha DPS 2017-11-03 [4] 2018-09-02 [12] Paris EternalParis Eternal Paris Eternal
South Korea 10 DayFly Jeonghwan Park Support 2017-11-03 [4] 2018-09-02 [12]
Canada 23 Joemeister Joe Gramano Support 2017-11-03 [4] 2018-09-02 [12] HU StormHU Storm HU Storm (Head Coach)

Organization[edit]

Active[edit]

Organization
# ID Name Position Join Date
United States   BLT Tucker Roberts President 2017-09-20 [72]
United States   Joe Joe Marsh Strategic Advisor 2017-09-20
United States   Roston Roston Yoo General Manager 2017-09-20 [7][31]
South Korea   J1N Hyo-Jin Cho Head Coach 2021-10-12 [58]
South Korea   Chara Kim Jung-yeon Assistant Coach 2021-10-14 [62]
South Korea   SUNGMIN Cho Sung-min Assistant Coach 2022-04-07 [70]

Former[edit]

Former Organization
# ID Name Position Join Date Leave Date New Organization
South Korea   NineK Bumhoon Kim Head Coach 2020-10-23 [40] 2021-10-12 [57] San Francisco ShockSan Francisco Shock San Francisco Shock (Assistant Coach)
United Kingdom 7 ChrisTFer Christopher Graham Assistant Coach 2019-01-31 [18] 2021-10-07 [55] London SpitfireLondon Spitfire London Spitfire (Head Coach)
South Korea   Mobydik Sim Seung-bo Assistant Coach 2019-11-13 [33] 2021-09-30 [51] Toronto DefiantToronto Defiant Toronto Defiant
Finland   Seita Joni Paavola Strategic Analyst 2019-11-13 [33] 2020-10-30 [41]
South Korea   KDG Donggun Kim Head Coach 2019-10-25 [31] 2020-10-21 [38] Toronto DefiantToronto Defiant Toronto Defiant
United States   Heidi Heidi Marsh Chef 2018-03-01 [7] 2019-10-31 [73]
South Korea 0 NamedHwi Sehwi Go Co-Head Coach 2017-11-04 [5] 2019-10-11 [27]
United Kingdom 11 Hayes Elliot Hayes Co-Head Coach 2017-11-04 [5] 2019-10-11 [27] ROAR EsportsROAR Esports ROAR Esports
United States 15 Beezy Ethan Spector Analyst 2017-09-20 [5] 2018-07-31
United States Emongg Jeff Anderson Streamer 2018-05-25 [11] 2019-09-30 [26] San Francisco ShockSan Francisco Shock San Francisco Shock
Austria 5 Kabaji Emre Dincer Streamer 2018-03-30 [8] 2019-09-30 [26]
France 12 Kirby Yann Luu Director of Overwatch Operations 2017-11-04 [5][17] 2019-09-23 [25]
South Korea Hoonmaru Ji Hun Lee Streamer 2018-03-30 [8] 2019-02-12 [19] London SpitfireLondon Spitfire London Spitfire (Assistant Manager)
United States Voyager Becca Stadtner Assistant Team Manager 2018-03-01 [7] 2018-07-31

Achievements[edit]

Date Placement Tier Tournament Results Prize
2021
2021-09-22 A77 - 8th A1S-Tier Overwatch League Overwatch League 2021 - Playoffs 2 : 3 San Francisco ShockSan Francisco Shock $50,000
2021-09-05 A11st A1S-Tier Overwatch League Overwatch League 2021 - Play-in - East 3 : 1 Seoul DynastySeoul Dynasty $0
2020
2020-10-09 A44th A1S-Tier Overwatch League Overwatch League 2020 - Playoffs - Grand Finals 0 : 3 Seoul DynastySeoul Dynasty $350,000
2020-08-09 A22nd A1S-Tier Overwatch League Overwatch League 2020 - Countdown Cup 2 : 4 San Francisco ShockSan Francisco Shock $35,000
2020-07-05 A22nd A1S-Tier Overwatch League Overwatch League 2020 - Summer Showdown 3 : 4 Paris EternalParis Eternal $35,000
2020-05-24 A33 - 4th A1S-Tier Overwatch League Overwatch League 2020 - May Melee 1 : 3 Florida MayhemFlorida Mayhem $10,000
2019
2019-03-24 A33 - 4th A2A-Tier Overwatch League Overwatch League - 2019 Stage 1 Playoffs 0 : 4 San Francisco ShockSan Francisco Shock $50,000
2018
2018-07-28 A22nd A1S-Tier Overwatch League Overwatch League - Inaugural Season Playoffs 0 : 2 London SpitfireLondon Spitfire $400,000
2018-06-17 A66th A1S-Tier Overwatch League Overwatch League - Inaugural Regular Season 24/16 Grp. S. $100,000
2018-03-25 A22nd A2A-Tier Overwatch League OWL - Inaugural Season Stage 2 Title Matches 2 : 3 New York ExcelsiorNew York Excelsior $25,000
About achievementsComplete Results in any Tournament

Gallery[edit]

Team Uniform[edit]

2020 Philadelphia Fusion Team Photo[edit]

Additional Content[edit]

Announcements[edit]

Interviews[edit]

Videos[edit]

References[edit]

  1. THE OVERWATCH LEAGUE™ WELCOMES FINAL TEAMS FOR INAUGURAL SEASON
  2. PRESENTING THE PHILADELPHIA FUSION
  3. Comcast Spectacor Presents the Philadelphia Fusion
  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 This Is How We Do It In Philly
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 5.4 Philadelphia Fusion Coaching staff.
  6. SADO SUSPENSION ISSUED
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 7.3 "Meet the Fusion support staff!"
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 Welcome the Fusion Stars Hoonmaru and Kabaji!
  9. "Eqo Fined". Overwatch League. 2018-04-04.
  10. "The Philadelphia Fusion has suspended Josh "eqo" Corona three games...". Philadelphia Fusion. 2018-04-04.
  11. 11.0 11.1 "Excited to welcome @emonggtv to the Fusion Stars streaming fam! He's LIVE NOW until 7PM EDT (with some special guests throughout the day)! 📺: https://twitch.tv/emongg". Philadelphia Fusion. 2018-05-25.
  12. 12.0 12.1 12.2 12.3 "The Fusion have released Georgii "ShaDowBurn" Gushcha, Joe "Joemeister" Gramano, and Jeong-Hwan "DayFly" Park". Philadelphia Fusion. 2018-09-02.
  13. 13.0 13.1 "Elk called up to main Fusion roster". Philadelphia Fusion. 2018-09-25.
  14. "Staffing Announcement - The 2019 Fusion team will be led by Co-Head Coaches - @Hayez and @NamedHwi.". Philadelphia Fusion. 2018-10-8.
  15. "Hey guys, just wanted to let everyone know @followkirby is alive and well.". Tucker Roberts. 2018-10-8.
  16. 16.0 16.1 "Trade Alert: The Fusion have traded @HOTBA_OW to @OWL_TeamGZ, the new expansion team of the @overwatchleague.". Philadelphia Fusion. 2018-10-17.
  17. 17.0 17.1 "Staffing Announcement - We're happy to finally announce @followkirby's new role within the Fusion!". Philadelphia Fusion. 2019-01-12.
  18. 18.0 18.1 "We're happy to announce that ChrisTFer is joining the squad as an Assistant Coach!". Philadelphia Fusion. 2019-01-31.
  19. 19.0 19.1 Philadelphia Fusion (2019-02-12). "Today we part ways with @hoonmaru".
  20. 20.0 20.1 Guangzhou Charge (2019-07-17). "Please join us in welcoming the incredible @fragi and @BischuGG to the team!".
  21. Philadelphia Fusion (2019-07-17). "Today we say goodbye to @fragi".
  22. 22.0 22.1 Guangzhou Charge (2019-07-17). "We also want to wish the inimitable @KYB all the best in his new home with the @Fusion.".
  23. Philadelphia Fusion (2019-07-17). "We are excited to announce the arrival of @KYB, who joins our roster from the @GZCharge".
  24. "I'm back in NY and will be taking a couple weeks off". Elk. 2019-07-30.
  25. 25.0 25.1 "I am no longer with @Fusion @T1". Yann Luu. 2019-09-23.
  26. 26.0 26.1 26.2 "Today we bid farewell to @emonggtv and @kabajisan. We thank them for representing the Fusion so incredibly well in the Overwatch community, and we wish them all the best in their futures!". Philadelphia Fusion. 2019-09-30.
  27. 27.0 27.1 27.2 "Today we officially say goodbye to Coach @Hayez and Coach @NamedHwi.". Philadelphia Fusion. 2019-10-11.
  28. 28.0 28.1 "Today we say goodbye to @Neptuno". Philadelphia Fusion. 2019-10-21.
  29. 29.0 29.1 "Today we say goodbye to @eqo". Philadelphia Fusion. 2019-10-22.
  30. 30.0 30.1 30.2 "Today we part ways with @elk and @KYB.". Philadelphia Fusion. 2019-10-23.
  31. 31.0 31.1 31.2 "Say hello to Philly's new front office.". Philadelphia Fusion. 2019-10-25.
  32. 32.0 32.1 32.2 32.3 32.4 32.5 "Told you we had big things coming for next year.". Philadelphia Fusion. 2019-10-30.
  33. 33.0 33.1 33.2 "Please welcome to the team Assistant Coaches @ChrisTFerOW & @Mobydik_ow and Strategic Analyst @Seita_ow!". Philadelphia Fusion. 2019-11-13.
  34. 34.0 34.1 "The newest member of our family is finally here. Please welcome @HeesuGOD from @Runaway_OW!". Philadelphia Fusion. 2019-11-25.
  35. 35.0 35.1 "What's it like when an Overwatch League team plays around a Doomfist?". Philadelphia Fusion. 2019-11-26.
  36. 36.0 36.1 "It's hard to say goodbye to family. @snillo_ow has been a part of Fusion since the very beginning, but we're excited to see where he goes next in his career!". Philadelphia Fusion. 2019-12-19.
  37. 37.0 37.1 "We can't thank @Boombox enough for his dedication to Fusion for the past three years.". Philadelphia Fusion. 2020-10-20.
  38. 38.0 38.1 "Today we part ways with Head Coach @dgkimmm.". Philadelphia Fusion. 2020-10-21.
  39. 39.0 39.1 "We only spent one season @ChipSa_OW, but we can't thank him enough for the hard work and laughter he brought to all of Fusion.". Philadelphia Fusion. 2020-10-21.
  40. 40.0 40.1 "Everyone please give a warm welcome to our new Head Coach, @NineK_OW!". Philadelphia Fusion. 2020-10-23.
  41. 41.0 41.1 [Inside source]
  42. 42.0 42.1 "Give a warm welcome to @Mano_OWL, joining Fusion for the 2021 Season!". Philadelphia Fusion. 2020-11-02.
  43. 43.0 43.1 "One of the friendliest players on Fusion, one of the most ferocious Main Tanks in OWL.". Philadelphia Fusion. 2020-11-11.
  44. 44.0 44.1 "While we are sad to see him go, @Furyy_d will always be a proud part of the Fusion family.". Philadelphia Fusion. 2020-11-11.
  45. 45.0 45.1 "We hate to say goodbye, but wish you the best of luck in the next chapter of your career, Ivy!". Philadelphia Fusion. 2020-11-11.
  46. 46.0 46.1 "Give a huge welcome to Fusion's newest addition, @sHockWaveOW!". Philadelphia Fusion. 2020-11-23.
  47. 47.0 47.1 "We are humbled to have given @HeesuGOD his first home in the Overwatch League and sad to see him go.". Philadelphia Fusion. 2020-11-23.
  48. 48.0 48.1 "Let's welcome @Rascal to the Fusion family!". Philadelphia Fusion. 2021-03-15.
  49. 49.0 49.1 "Please welcome @HOTBA_OW back to the Fusion!". Philadelphia Fusion. 2021-04-07.
  50. 50.0 50.1 "Please welcome @ow_yangtobi to the Philadelphia Fusion!". Philadelphia Fusion. 2021-04-08.
  51. 51.0 51.1 "As we part ways with @Mobydik_ow today, We’d like thank him for everything he’s done for the Fusion for the past seasons.". Philadelphia Fusion. 2021-09-30.
  52. 52.0 52.1 "Today we say thank you to @Mano_OWL as he will begin his military duty soon.". Philadelphia Fusion. 2021-09-30.
  53. 53.0 53.1 "Today we say goodbye to @sHockWaveOW.". Philadelphia Fusion. 2021-10-05.
  54. 54.0 54.1 "We can't thank @ow_yangtobi enough for the skill and hard work he brought to all of the Fusion as a veteran player and a caring older brother.". Philadelphia Fusion. 2021-10-06.
  55. 55.0 55.1 "Today we part ways with Coach @ChrisTFerOW.". Philadelphia Fusion. 2021-10-07.
  56. 56.0 56.1 "We wish you the best of luck in the next chapter of your career. Thank you Rascal!". Philadelphia Fusion. 2021-10-08.
  57. 57.0 57.1 "Today we part ways with our Head Coach @NineK_OW.". Philadelphia Fusion. 2021-10-12.
  58. 58.0 58.1 "Please give a warm welcome to Fusion's new Head Coach, @T1_J1N!". Philadelphia Fusion. 2021-10-12.
  59. 59.0 59.1 "From the inaugural season, @poko has been a crucial part of our team.". Philadelphia Fusion. 2021-10-13.
  60. 60.0 60.1 "We thank @FunnyAstro for his dedication and we are honored to have had him as one of our Fusion family for the past seasons.". Philadelphia Fusion. 2021-10-13.
  61. 61.0 61.1 "We hate to say goodbye, but today we part ways with @eqo.". Philadelphia Fusion. 2021-10-13.
  62. 62.0 62.1 "We’re thrilled to welcome @Chara_RRRing to Fusion as our Assistant Coach!". Philadelphia Fusion. 2021-10-14.
  63. 63.0 63.1 "It was great to be back with our old friend @HOTBA_OW and we thank you for being a steady front line to our team this season.". Philadelphia Fusion. 2021-10-17.
  64. 64.0 64.1 "MN3 has dominated Contenders, now it’s time for him to conquer the League. We’re thrilled to have @sniper031126 join us for the #OWL2022 season!". Philadelphia Fusion. 2021-10-27.
  65. 65.0 65.1 "Join us in welcoming @OW_Zest to Fusion for the 2022 season!". Philadelphia Fusion. 2021-10-28.
  66. 66.0 66.1 "We are devastated and heartbroken to hear about Kim 'Alarm" Kyeong-Bo's passing.". Philadelphia Fusion. 2021-11-07.
  67. 67.0 67.1 "Please give a warm welcome to @Furyy_d, returning to us for the #OWL2022 season!". Philadelphia Fusion. 2022-01-05.
  68. 68.0 68.1 "Give it up for @aimgod_ow!". Philadelphia Fusion. 2022-01-05.
  69. 69.0 69.1 "ROTY incoming... Please join us in welcoming @FiXa_ow to Fusion!". Philadelphia Fusion. 2022-02-01.
  70. 70.0 70.1 [https://twitter.com/Fusion/status/1512067673802215431 "Please welcome @OW_SUNGMIN as our Assistant coach!"]. Philadelphia Fusion. 2022-04-07.
  71. 71.0 71.1 "New Tank in town🛡️Welcome to the squad,@OW_Belosrea!". Philadelphia Fusion. 2022-04-25.
  72. Comcast CEO's son and gamer, Tucker Roberts, to head company-owned esports team
  73. Thank You Chef Heidi