Uprising Academy

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[e][h]Uprising Academy
Team Information
Location:
Region:
Manager:
Kiyow
Coaches:
Andrewkendo, Kiyow, Kolsti
Total Earnings:
$24,606
Links
Player Breakdown
Number of Players
7
History
Created:
2018-11-12
Upcoming Matches
UA vs. P2
May 26, 2019 - 22:45 UTC
Bermuda vs. UA
June 1, 2019 - 0:00 UTC
LM vs. UA
June 1, 2019 - 22:45 UTC
Tea Party vs. UA
June 2, 2019 - 20:15 UTC
LUM vs. UA
June 8, 2019 - 20:15 UTC
UA vs. TRI
June 9, 2019 - 19:00 UTC

Uprising Academy is the academy team of the Boston Uprising in Overwatch Contenders.

The team is owned by Robert Kraft, Chairman and CEO of the Kraft Group. The team is managed and operated by Dramatik Gaming.

Timeline[edit]

  • November 12th - Toronto Esports leaves Contenders and OW after being forced to change their name, as Toronto Defiant has "exclusive naming rights".[1] The Contenders spot and roster is still owned by Boston Uprising, and will compete under a new name and branding that will be determined at a later date.[2]
  • November 22nd - nero and Shu are announced to have joined the Guangzhou Charge.[3]
  • November 28th - After playing one official game under the name Uprising Academy, the team officially announces it's new name, and its roster for Contenders Season 3. Klaus joins the team.[4]
  • December 26th - Punk joins the team.[5]

Player Roster[edit]

Active[edit]

Active Squad
ID Name Role Join Date
USA Dino Hunter Traupe Support 2018-11-12 [1][2]
USA Swimmer Gabriel Levy Support 2018-11-12 [1][2]
Argentina Klaus Nicolas Ferrari DPS 2018-11-28 [4]
Australia Punk Leyton Gilchrist Flex 2018-12-26 [5]
USA iced Zachary Hughes DPS 2019-04-01 [10]
Thailand Teetawat Teetawat Teerayosyotin Tank 2019-05-04[16][17]
Vietnam MirroR Chris Trịnh DPS 2019-05-22 [18]

Former[edit]

Former Players
ID Name Role Join Date Leave Date New Team
France Asking William Vetter DPS 2018-11-12 [1][2] 2019-04-12[14] Samsung Morning Stars
USA Hypnott Conor O'Rourke Tank 2019-03-01 [8] 2019-04-07[13]
United Kingdom Fusions (Two-way) Cameron Bosworth Tank 2018-11-12 [1][2] 2019-02-12[6] Boston Uprising
USA crakinlakin Hasan Alfardi Flex 2018-11-12 [1][2] 2019-02-23 [7] Wave Check
USA nero Charlie Zwarg DPS 2018-11-12 [1][2] 2018-11-22 [3] Guangzhou Charge
South Korea Shu Jin-seo Kim Support 2018-11-12 [1][2] 2018-11-22 [3] Guangzhou Charge

Organization[edit]

Active[edit]

Organization
ID Name Position Join Date
USA Robert Kraft Robert Kraft Owner
USA Andrewkendo Andrew Fiori General Manager 2019-03-01
France Kiyow Maryne Forin Manager 2019-04-01 [11]
France Kolsti Raymond Tea Head Coach 2019-05-22 [19]

Former[edit]

Former Organization
ID Name Position Join Date Leave Date New Organization
Germany ioStux Ridouan Bouzrou Head Coach 2018-11-12 [1][2] 2019-04-23 [15]
United Kingdom MikeyA Michael Adams Assistant Coach 2019-03-01 [9] 2019-04-02 [12] Freefall (Player)
Canada Axel Joshua Lee Assistant Coach/Manager 2018-11-12 [1][2] 2019-03-17 Tea Party (Head coach/Owner)

Achievements[edit]

Date Placement Tier Tournament Results Prize
2019
2019-04-15 A88th A2Major Overwatch Contenders Overwatch Contenders 2019 Season 1: North America East 1/-/6 Grp. S. $11,600
2019-01-10 A55 - 8th A2Major Overwatch Contenders Overwatch Contenders 2018 Season 3: North America 1 : 3 $13,006
About achievementsComplete Results in any Tournament

Media[edit]

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 1.8 1.9 "We have been informed by Blizzard that we will be forced to remove “Toronto” from our brand in only 6 weeks.". Toronto Esports. 2018-11-12.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.6 2.7 2.8 2.9 HuK (2018-11-12). "We will continue to compete as a team, but obviously under a new brand.".
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 "Introducing the 2019 Guangzhou Charge Lineup!". Guangzhou Charge. 2018-11-22.
  4. 4.0 4.1 "Meet the Uprising Academy". Uprising Academy. 2018-11-28.
  5. 5.0 5.1 "Welcome to Uprising Academy, @punkinoz!". Uprising Academy. 2018-12-26.
  6. 6.0 6.1 Boston Uprising (2019-02-12). "@Fusions has been called 🆙 to be a part of #BostonUp for the #OWL2019 season.".
  7. 7.0 7.1 crakinlakin (2019-02-23). "LFT - No longer under contract with Uprising Academy".
  8. 8.0 8.1 Hypnott (2019-03-01). "I'm proud to announce that I will be playing Main Tank for @UprisingAcad in this season of Overwatch Contenders.".
  9. 9.0 9.1 MikeyA (2019-03-01). "Happy to announce I'll be joining @UprisingAcad as an Assistant Coach!".
  10. 10.0 10.1 Punk (2019-04-01). "The team is happy to welcome @iced__ow.".
  11. 11.0 11.1 ioStux (2019-04-01). "@Kiyow__ is our new manager, welcome kiyow to the team!".
  12. 12.0 12.1 MikeyA (2019-04-02). "LFT EU/NA as a player (DPS/flex supp)".
  13. 13.0 13.1 Hypnott (2019-04-07). "Leaving Uprising Academy".
  14. 14.0 14.1 Uprising Academy (2019-04-12). "Thank you @Asking_sf2! We wish you the best in your Overwatch career.".
  15. 15.0 15.1 Uprising Academy (2019-04-23). "Today we bid farewell to @ioStux.".
  16. 16.0 16.1 "TEETAWAT ก้าวกระโดดครั้งใหญ่บินตรง BOSTON !!" (in Thailand Thai). LYNX TH. 2019-05-04.
  17. 17.0 17.1 "ทางสโมสร giant ได้ให้ทางนักกีฬา ธีร์ธวัช เข้าร่วมทีม Boston Uprising Academy อย่างเป็นทางการเรียบร้อยแล้ว" (in Thailand Thai). GIANT Esports. 2019-05-04.
  18. 18.0 18.1 MirroR (2019-05-22). "Happy to say that I'll be playing with @UprisingAcad for the upcoming Contenders Trial in NA.".
  19. 19.0 19.1 Kolsti (2019-05-22). "I will be joining @UprisingAcad for the upcoming season.".