Shanghai Dragons

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[e][h]Shanghai Dragons
Team Information
OWL City:
Location:
Region:
Coaches:
Dongsu, Jfeel, Kong, Moon, Quatermain
Colors:
              
Total Earnings:
$960,000
Championships:
0
Division titles:
Links
Achievements
Overwatch League - 2020 Regular Season
Overwatch League 2020 - Asia Playoffs
Player Breakdown
Number of Players
8
History
Founded:
2017-07-12
Upcoming Matches
No upcoming games

Shanghai Dragons (上海龙之队 in Chinese) is the team representing Shanghai, China, in the Overwatch League. The Dragons compete in the Pacific East Division.

The team is owned by NetEase, a Chinese internet technology company that operates local versions of Blizzard games in China.

Timeline[edit]

  • January 9th - RUI is announced to have joined the team's Coaching staff.[6]
  • February 13th - Sky, Geguri, Fearless and Ado join the team.[7]
  • March 6th - U4 steps down as the Head Coach and Kong will act as a stand-in Head Coach.[8]
  • March 27th - creed is announced to have joined the team as an Assistant Coach.[9]
  • March 29th - Undead is released from the team.[10]
  • April 4th - Daemin is officially announced to have joined the team.[11]
  • May 9th - Head Coach RUI parts ways with the team, citing "health issues". Kong once again takes on Interim Head Coach duties.[12]
  • June 5th - MG is announced to have parted ways with the team.[13]
  • September 2nd - Shanghai Dragons announce several departures of players and staff. Geguri, Fearless and Diya remain on the team from Season 1.[14][15]
  • September 21st - BlueHaS is announced to have joined the team as the Head Coach.[16]
  • October 22nd - diem, DDing, YOUNGJIN, Luffy, CoMa, and GuardiaN join the team.[17]
  • November 4th - Levi joins the team as Assistant Coach.[18]

Player Roster[edit]

Active[edit]

Active Squad
# ID Name Role Join Date
South Korea 22 Izayaki Minchul Kim Support 2019-07-19 [25]
South Korea 1 Fleta Byungsun Kim DPS 2019-11-13 [33]
South Korea 70 LIP Lee Jae-won DPS 2019-11-25 [34]
South Korea 57 Void Kang Jun-woo Tank 2019-11-25 [34]
South Korea 2 LeeJaeGon Lee Jae-Gon Support 2019-11-25 [34]
South Korea 7 Fate Panseung Koo Tank 2020-11-12 [45]
South Korea 64 Erster Joon Jeong DPS 2020-11-18 [46]
China 10 Molly Chengzhi He Support 2020-11-25 [47]

Former[edit]

Former Players
# ID Name Role Join Date Leave Date New Team
South Korea 17 Stand1 Seo Ji-won Tank 2019-11-25 [34] 2020-11-27 [48]
South Korea 8 Fearless Euiseok Lee Tank 2020-01-18 [38] 2020-11-07 [44] Dallas Fuel
South Korea 66 Luffy Seonghyeon Yang Support 2018-10-22 [17] 2020-10-26 [43]
South Korea 31 DDing Jinhyeok Yang DPS 2018-10-22 [17] 2020-10-26 [43]
South Korea 21 diem Minseong Bae DPS 2018-10-22 [17] 2020-10-26 [43]
South Korea 96 Geguri Seyeon Kim Tank 2018-02-13 [7] 2020-10-26 [43]
China 0 Diya (Two-way) Weida Lu DPS 2017-10-31 [4] 2020-10-26 [43] Team CC
South Korea 10 envy Kangjae Lee Tank 2019-06-18 [23] 2020-01-18 [37]
Retired
South Korea 13 CoMa Kyungwoo Son Support 2018-10-22 [17] 2019-11-08 [31]
South Korea 1 Gamsu Youngjin Noh Tank 2019-02-12 [20] 2019-11-04 [30] Dallas Fuel
South Korea 33 YOUNGJIN Youngjin Jin Flex 2018-10-22 [17] 2019-10-23 [29]
Retired
South Korea 11 GuardiaN Junhwan Jo Tank 2018-10-22 [17] 2019-06-12 [22]
South Korea 8 Fearless Euiseok Lee Tank 2018-02-13 [7] 2019-04-12 [21] Team CC
China 66 Xushu Junjie Liu Tank 2017-10-31 [4] 2018-09-02 [14] Legend Young Beyond
China 26 Roshan Wenhao Jing Tank 2017-10-31 [4] 2018-09-02 [14] Light Gaming
China 13 Altering Yage Cheng Support 2017-10-31 [4] 2018-09-02 [14] Flag Gaming (Stand-in)
China 9 Fiveking Zhaoyu Chen Support 2017-10-31 [4] 2018-09-02 [14] Team CC
China 7 Freefeel Peixuan Xu Support 2017-10-31 [4] 2018-09-02 [14] Young Kaiser Gaming.Red
China 22 Sky Junjian He Support 2018-02-13 [7] 2018-09-02 [14] Ignition One (Assistant Coach)
South Korea 99 Ado Gihyeon Chon DPS 2018-02-13 [7] 2018-09-02 [14] Washington Justice
South Korea 10 Daemin Daemin Kim DPS 2018-04-04 [11] 2018-09-02 [14] Blank Esports
China 72 MG Dongjian Wu Tank 2017-10-31 [4] 2018-06-05 [13] Big Time Regal Gaming
China 21 Undead Chao Fang DPS 2017-10-31 [4] 2018-03-29 [10] LinGan e-Sports

Organization[edit]

Active[edit]

Organization
# ID Name Position Join Date
China   Van Yang Van General Manager 2017-11-19 [5]
China   Zen Zheng Yang Senior Operations Specialist 2018-08-23
China   Xiaose Xudong Huang (黄旭东) Chief Hypeman 2019-01-30 [19]
China   Forgiver Yizhou Liao Player Manager 2019-10-??
South Korea   Moon Byungchul Moon Head Coach 2019-09-23 [28]
South Korea   Dongsu Dongsoo Shin Assistant Coach 2019-11-27 [35]
South Korea   Jfeel Jeongmin Kim Assistant Coach 2019-11-27 [35]
South Korea   Kong Junyoung Son Assistant Coach 2020-04-21 [42]
South Korea   Quatermain Song Ji-hoon Player Coach 2020-04-21 [42]
China   Darren Bingxu Cui Translator 2020-01-??
China   Alan Gai Yandahan (盖延达汉) Special Correspondent/Content Creator 2020-03-26 [41]

Former[edit]

Former Organization
# ID Name Position Join Date Leave Date New Organization
China   Bear Yue Chen Player Manager 2018-07-01 2020-03-06[40]
China   Ran Zheran Zhang Staff Member/Translator 2018-09-25 2020-01-??
China   creed Xiao Yan (晏骁) Assistant Coach 2018-03-27 [9] 2020-01-19[39] Guangzhou Charge (Assistant Coach)
United States   Michael Michael Sun Operations Director 2018-04-06 2019-11-29[36]
China   Haotian Piao Operations Specialist/Translator 2018-07-24 2019-10-09
South Korea   BlueHaS Seonghwan We Head Coach 2018-09-21[16] 2019-09-23[27] Gamecoach Academy (Coach)
South Korea   Levi Chunghyeok Jeong (정충혁) Assistant Coach 2018-11-04 [18] 2019-09-23[27] Paris Eternal (Assistant Coach)
China   K4 Yiting Lyu Cinematographer/Photographer 2018-12-20 2019-09-04 [26]
Taiwan   Briana Chia Wei Kuo Marketing/PR Manager 2017-11-19 2019-09-04 [26]
  Harry Team Support 2017-11-19 [5] 2018-08-??
China   Shaco Team Leader 2017-11-19 [5] 2018-??-??
South Korea   Kong Junyoung Son (손준영) Head Coach 2017-11-19 [5] 2018-09-02 [15] BlossoM (Coach)
China   Nai8 Jia Jia (贾嘉) Analyst 2017-11-19 [5] 2018-09-02 [15]
China   RUI Xingrui Wang (王星睿) Head Coach 2018-01-09 [6] 2018-05-09 [12] Chengdu Hunters (Head Coach)
China   U4 Congshan Chen (陈丛山) Head Coach 2017-11-19 [5] 2018-03-06 [8] LinGan e-Sports (Coach)

Achievements[edit]

Date Placement Tier Tournament Results Prize
2020
2020-10-09 A33rd A1Premier Overwatch League Overwatch League 2020 - Playoffs - Grand Finals 2 : 3 $450,000
2020-09-12 A11st A1Premier Overwatch League Overwatch League 2020 - Asia Playoffs 3 : 2 $0
2020-08-23 A11st A1Premier Overwatch League Overwatch League - 2020 Regular Season 27/-/2 Grp. S. $0
2020-08-09 A11st A2Major Overwatch League Overwatch League 2020 - Countdown Cup 4 : 0 $60,000
2020-07-05 A22nd A2Major Overwatch League Overwatch League 2020 - Summer Showdown 2 : 4 $30,000
2020-05-24 A11st A2Major Overwatch League Overwatch League 2020 - May Melee 4 : 3 $55,000
2019
2019-08-31 A99 - 10th A1Premier Overwatch League Overwatch League - 2019 Playoffs 3 : 4 $0
2019-07-14 A11st A2Major Overwatch League Overwatch League - 2019 Stage 3 Playoffs 4 : 3 $200,000
2019-05-09 A55 - 8th A2Major Overwatch League Overwatch League - 2019 Stage 2 Playoffs 1 : 3 $25,000
2018
2018-06-17 B212th A1Premier Overwatch League Overwatch League - Inaugural Season 0/40 Grp. S. $25,000
About achievementsComplete Results in any Tournament

Trivia[edit]

  • The Shanghai Dragons hold the record for most consecutive losses in a professional esport ever, with a losing streak of 42 games that stretched from January 10th, 2018 to February 22nd, 2019.

Gallery[edit]

Team Uniform[edit]

Additional Content[edit]

Interview[edit]

Articles[edit]

Videos[edit]

References[edit]

  1. OVERWATCH LEAGUE™ WELCOMES FIRST SEVEN TEAMS
  2. PRESENTING THE SHANGHAI DRAGONS
  3. The Overwatch League's Shanghai Franchise Unveils Official Name, Logo, and Colors
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 4.5 4.6 4.7 4.8 "We are proud to present to you our 8 Shanghai Dragons players! #ShanghaiDragons #OWL #OverwatchLeague". Shanghai Dragons. 2017-10-31.
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 5.4 5.5 5.6 "Today, we are here to present to our coaching and management squad 🔥🐲 #ShanghaiDragons #Overwatchleague #Owl". Shanghai Dragons. 2017-11-19.
  6. 6.0 6.1 "#OWL2018 Exciting news! Coach "RUI" officially joined Shanghai Dragons! RUI has led his former team won a lot of champions in China. He also was honored as "The Best Coach" in OW annual gala. ShanghaiDragons can't wait for more surprise with RUI's wisdom! 🔥🐲". Shanghai Dragons. 2018-01-09.
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 7.3 7.4 "We’re excited to welcome He "Sky" Junjian, Kim "Geguri" Seyeon, Lee "Fearless" Euiseok and Chon "Ado" Gihyeon to our #OverwatchLeague roster. #FightingForGlory #OWL2018". Shanghai Dragons. 2018-02-13.
  8. 8.0 8.1 "Staff change: Effective immediately, Chen Congshan “U4” steps down as the head coach of Shanghai Dragons. He will formally leave the post after a transition period of one week. Current assistant coach Sun Jun Young “Kong” will act as a stand-in coach.". Shanghai Dragons. 2018-03-06.
  9. 9.0 9.1 "#OWL2018 #FightingForGlory We are glad to announce that CREED has officially joined Shanghai Dragons as an assistant coach. 🔥🐲". Shanghai Dragons. 2018-03-27.
  10. 10.0 10.1 "Roster Change: Today Shanghai Dragons announce the release of Fang “Undead” Chao, with the approval of OWL office. Shanghai Dragons are grateful for the contributions “Undead” has made so far this season, and wish him all best in his future career.". Shanghai Dragons. 2018-03-29.
  11. 11.0 11.1 "We’re excited to welcome Kim "Daemin" Daemin to our #OverwatchLeague roster. #FightingForGlory #OWL2018". Shanghai Dragons. 2018-04-04.
  12. 12.0 12.1 "Staff change: Wang “RUI” Xingrui is stepping down as the head coach of Shanghai Dragons today due to health issues. The team are grateful for RUI’s contribution during his tenure. The coaching team will be headed by Son “Kong” Jun Young, the assistant coach, for the time being.". Shanghai Dragons. 2018-05-09.
  13. 13.0 13.1 "Roster update: Effective today, the Shanghai Dragons and MG have decided to part ways. MG is a talented player, and the team is grateful for his contributions to the Dragons. We wish him the best in his future endeavors.". Shanghai Dragons. 2018-06-05.
  14. 14.0 14.1 14.2 14.3 14.4 14.5 14.6 14.7 14.8 "The Shanghai Dragons has released Altering,Freefeel,Fiveking,Roshan,Xushu,Ado,Sky and Daemin from their contracts with the team. The entire SHD crew thank you for your dedications and contributions throughout the first season of the Overwatch League.". Shanghai Dragons. 2018-09-02.
  15. 15.0 15.1 15.2 "The Shanghai Dragons has released coach Kong and Nai8 from their contracts with the team. The entire SHD crew thank you for your dedications and contributions throughout the first season of the Overwatch League. We wish both of you best of luck in your next adventure!❤️". Shanghai Dragons. 2018-09-02.
  16. 16.0 16.1 "We are excited to announce BlueHaS is joining @Shanghaidragons as the Head Coach! Be sure to give him a warm welcome.". Shanghai Dragons. 2018-09-21.
  17. 17.0 17.1 17.2 17.3 17.4 17.5 17.6 "🐲Announcement🐲 Please give your warmest welcome to the following for joining the @ShanghaiDragons ! Min-seong "diem" Bae, Jin-hyeok "DDing" Yang, Young-jin " YOUNGJIN" Jin, Seong-hyeon "Luffy" Yang, Kyung-woo "CoMa" Son, Jun-hwan "GuardiaN" Jo ! https://youtube.com/watch?v=xA8pNQHRxGM&t=7s". Shanghai Dragons. 2018-10-22.
  18. 18.0 18.1 "We are excited to announce Levi is joining @ShanghaiDragons as the Assistant Coach! Welcome to the Dragons family! For more details: https://dragons.overwatchleague.cn/zh-cn/node/173 #ShanghaiDragons #SHDbreakthrough". Shanghai Dragons. 2018-11-04.
  19. 19.0 19.1 "Today, we are excited to announce that Huang "Xiaose" Xudong is joining the Shanghai Dragons as Chief Hypeman (CHM). He and his legendary "poisonous milk"(AKA jinx) power will surely help the team to achieve great success in S2. #ShanghaiDragons #SHDbreakthrough". Shanghai Dragons. 2019-01-31.
  20. 20.0 20.1 "We are thrilled to announce that Youngjin “Gamsu” Noh is joining the Shanghai Dragons.". Shanghai Dragons. 2019-02-12.
  21. 21.0 21.1 "Roster update: Euiseok "Fearless" Lee is transferring to Shanghai Dragons' academy team Team CC.". Shanghai Dragons. 2019-04-12.
  22. 22.0 22.1 "“Today we part ways with @GuardiaN_1998. He has been a great teammate and friend, and we thank him for his hard work and being a part of our #Breakthrough this season. The Shanghai Dragons wish him all the best for the future.”". Shanghai Dragons. 2019-06-12.
  23. 23.0 23.1 "We’re happy to announce Kangjae “Envy” Lee joining the Shanghai Dragons from the Toronto Defiant. Please welcome him as the newest member of our roster!". Shanghai Dragons. 2019-06-18.
  24. "Today we announce Lee "Envy" Kangjae's transfer to the @ShanghaiDragons.". Toronto Defiant. 2019-06-18.
  25. 25.0 25.1 "Another familiar face is joining our ranks. Please welcome Minchul “Izayaki” Kim, a flex support player from the @LAValiant.". Shanghai Dragons. 2019-07-19.
  26. 26.0 26.1 26.2 [Inside source]
  27. 27.0 27.1 27.2 "Today we are announcing the departure of head coach BlueHaS and assistant coach Levi. We will always be grateful to them for being instrumental in our breakthrough this season, and wish them the best in the future.". Shanghai Dragons. 2019-09-23.
  28. 28.0 28.1 "Please welcome Byung-chul “Moon” Moon to the Shanghai Dragons family. Formerly of our academy team Team CC, Coach Moon will be joining us as head coach going into Season 3 of the Overwatch League. #ShanghaiDragons #Breakthrough". Shanghai Dragons. 2019-09-23.
  29. 29.0 29.1 "Today we announce the departure of Young-jin "YOUNGJIN" Jin, who leaves the team as a free agent.". Shanghai Dragons. 2019-10-23.
  30. 30.0 30.1 "He was our shield and with him we achieved our first win and stage championship. With respect to his decision, we have decided to part ways with Young-jin "Gamsu" Noh. We thank him for all his contributions and wish him the best of luck". Shanghai Dragons. 2019-11-04.
  31. 31.0 31.1 "We would like to announce that Gyeong Woo "CoMa" Son will be leaving the Shanghai Dragons as a free agent. After pulling off selfless body blocks, risky rezzes, and the most clutch sound barriers, we thank you for everything this season, CoMa!". Shanghai Dragons. 2019-11-08.
  32. "In preparation for the next season, Weida "Diya" Lu will be joining our academy team, Team CC, as a 2-way player. We're confident he will shine in Contenders China and cannot thank him enough for his commitment to the Dragons.". Shanghai Dragons. 2019-11-08.
  33. 33.0 33.1 "Fleta joins SHD.". Shanghai Dragons. 2019-11-13.
  34. 34.0 34.1 34.2 34.3 34.4 "🚨Roster Announcement🚨". Shanghai Dragons. 2019-11-25.
  35. 35.0 35.1 35.2 "上海龙之队赛季前瞻" (in China Chinese). Shanghai Dragons. 2019-11-27.
  36. 36.0 36.1 "I hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving.". Michael. 2019-11-29.
  37. 37.0 37.1 "Today we’re announcing the departure of Kang-jae “Envy” Lee from the Dragons.". Shanghai Dragons. 2020-01-18.
  38. 38.0 38.1 "We’re pleased to welcome Fearless back to the main Dragons roster!". Shanghai Dragons. 2020-01-18.
  39. 39.0 39.1 "Creed has been part of our journey since season 1, and we're thankful for having him as a part of our family for so long. In preparation for the 2020 season he will be joining the @GZCharge.". Shanghai Dragons. 2020-01-19.
  40. 40.0 40.1 "Today I officially announced my departure from the Shanghai Dragon Team and returned to my family life.". Bear. 2020-03-06.
  41. 41.0 41.1 "As we draw closer to the beginning of our season, please welcome @AlanGai_ as our newest correspondent and content creator!". Shanghai Dragons. 2020-03-26.
  42. 42.0 42.1 42.2 "We're climbing closer to the top of the OWL 2020 standings and what better time for reinforcements to arrive?". Shanghai Dragons. 2020-04-21.
  43. 43.0 43.1 43.2 43.3 43.4 43.5 "https://twitter.com/ShanghaiDragons/status/1320576512119242753". Shanghai Dragons. 2020-10-26.
  44. 44.0 44.1 "We're excited to welcome @Fearless527 to the Fuel!". Dallas Fuel. 2020-11-07.
  45. 45.0 45.1 "Reinforcements have arrived!". Shanghai Dragons. 2020-11-11.
  46. 46.0 46.1 "The off-season is heating up!". Shanghai Dragons. 2020-11-18.
  47. 47.0 47.1 "Welcome to the party! Our newest pickup Molly is here!". Shanghai Dragons. 2020-11-25.
  48. 48.0 48.1 "After friendly negotiations, Stand1 has been released from his contract and is now a free agent.". Shanghai Dragons. 2020-11-26.