To OWL’s Season 2: Shanghai Dragons Introduces New Roster
Posted 9th September 2018 By: Derpina    189 Views
Esports News – The Shanghai Dragons is China’s first and official representative for the Overwatch League (OWL). Despite the country’s full support towards competitive gaming, the team had a disastrous first season and some even dubbed them as the “winless team” when they scored 0-40 across four stages of the competition. As a result, they are now ready to make a significant roster change for the OWL’s second season.
New players, new roster
- Yage “Altering” Cheng – a 24-year old Chinese player who previously played for PSG.LGD Gaming. His signature heroes are Mercy and Lucio.
- Peixuan “Freefeel” Xu – the new Support player for the team. He played for Chinese team For The Dream (FTD) for the most part of 2016 and 2017. His signature hero is Ana.
- Zhaoyu “Fiveking” Chen – also known as “Lucio” and “5King”. He recently played for Team CC and iG.Ice in OWL’s Chinese and Shanghai Qualifiers. His signature hero is Lucio.
- Wenhao “Roshan” Jing – also known as “nahsor”. He recently played for Chinese team For The Dream (FTD). His signature heroes are Winston and Reinhardt.
- Junjie “Xushu” Liu – the new Flex player for the team. He previously played for 1246 and All Strike Gaming. His signature heroes are Pharah and Winston.
- Gi-hyeon “Ado” Chon – the newest DPS and professional player of the team. He previously played for MVP Space. His signature heroes are Genji and Tracer.
- Junjian “Sky” He – an 18-year old Chinese player from Miraculous Youngster who formerly went by the name zhufanjun (rice cooker in Chinese). His signature heroes are Ana and Zenyatta.
- Dae-min “Daemin” Kim – a Korean player who was formerly the team captain of Team KongDoo Uncia. He previously played for NRG Esports, Rox Orcas, and Motion Dive. His signature heroes are Tracer and Soldier, but can also play off-tank heroes like Roadhog.
About Shanghai Dragons
Shanghai Dragons is owned by NetEase, a Chinese Internet Technology company that distributes Blizzard Games locally. The team competes in the OWL as a member of the Pacific Division. They finished the entire season with a 0-40 record from all the games, the longest losing streak in major sports and esports history. Notably, the Dragons is the only team to feature a female South Korean player in the name of Kim “Geguri” Se-yeon to compete in the league.