Category: London Spitfire

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Team Summary

Previously known as Cloud9 the London Spitfire are one of the twelve teams in the inaugural season for the Overwatch League. They went through a number of iterations before becoming the twelve-man roster they are today. They started with NA and EU teams competing as Cloud9 before acquiring KongDoo Panthera, one of the top teams in Korea. They later acquired another top Korean team, GC Busan and combined that roster with KongDoo Panthera’s to form what is now the London Spitfire.

Current Roster

PlayerTeamPosition
Won-sik “Closer” JungLondon SpitfireSupport
Seung-tae “Bdosin” ChoiLondon SpitfireSupport
Seung-hyun “WOOHYAL” SungLondon SpitfireTank/Flex
Jun-ho “Fury” KimLondon SpitfireTank/Flex
Joon-yeong “Profit” ParkLondon SpitfireDPS
Jong-seok “NUS” KimLondon SpitfireSupport
Ji-hyuk “birdring” KimLondon SpitfireDPS/Flex
Jae-hee “Gesture” HongLondon SpitfireTank
Hyeon-woo “HaGoPeun” JoLondon SpitfireSupport
Dong-jun “Rascal” KimLondon SpitfireDPS
Dong-eun “Hooreg” LeeLondon SpitfireDPS
Chan-hyung “Fissure” BaekLondon SpitfireTank

Recent News


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Overwatch League – London Spitfire – Meet Fissure

London Spitfire had a solid run in Overwatch League Preseason. Our analyst Austin White continues his feature on players to watch for London fans. In case you missed the earlier installments, check out part one and part two!

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Austin White

Austin White is Overwatchscore’s ‘London Spitfire’ beat writer. An avid esports fan and gamer, Austin spends his free time playing, watching, and writing about video games. You can find his articles both at Overwatchscore as well as EGF. You can follow him on Twitter and Instagram.

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Overwatch League Preseason London Spitfire vs. San Francisco Shock

London Spitfire rallied to beat the San Francisco Shock 4-0. Our analyst Brandon “thibbledork” Padilla breaks down the action. The Shock played well, but had a tough time against a London team which came back hard from their loss to the Gladiators.

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Brandon Padilla

Brandon has followed competitive gaming since 2008 and has been focused on mythic raiding progression in World of Warcraft before moving into Overwatch analysis.

You can check out Brandon’s stream at twitch.tv/thibbledorkk.

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Overwatch League Preseason L.A. Gladiators vs. London Spitfire

L.A. Gladiators get the win against a very tough London Spitfire team. Our analyst Av3 breaks down the match which went back and forth a lot. Exciting for both teams and justification for the Gladiators.

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Dave Av3 M0rt3m Konig

Dave “Av3 M0rt3m” Konig is a recovering medic who has returned to gaming after a hiatus spent adulting. Huge fan of FPS and RTS, he can often be found romping in MechWarrior Online, eliminating rebel scum in Battlefront II, decrypting engrams from energy drink promotions in Destiny 2, and channels his inner tank to D.va in Overwatch on Twitch. He also occasionally spouts prolific 140-character sage advice on the Twitter, with long form rage and pontification at his gaming blog. When not doing any of that, he’s usually playing Mercy IRL

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Meet the Spitfire – Part 2

Welcome back to Overwatchscore’s “Meet the Spitfire”. Last week we took a look at two longtime members of the C9 organization, birdring and Rascal; both of which came to London Spitfire in the C9 acquisition of a franchise spot in the OWL.

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Austin White

Austin White is Overwatchscore’s ‘London Spitfire’ beat writer. An avid esports fan and gamer, Austin spends his free time playing, watching, and writing about video games. You can find his articles both at Overwatchscore as well as EGF. You can follow him on Twitter and Instagram.

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London Spitfire Meet Birdring and Rascal

Welcome to part one of the multi-part series;  “Meet the Spitfire”.

 

We’ll be giving you an introduction to each player on the London Spitfire roster, as it stands, as we enter the preseason of Blizzard’s inaugural season of the Overwatch League (OWL).

 

First up, a two for one with; Ji-hyuk “birdring” Kim (top), and Dong-jun “Rascal” Kim (lower).

 

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Austin White

Austin White is Overwatchscore’s ‘London Spitfire’ beat writer. An avid esports fan and gamer, Austin spends his free time playing, watching, and writing about video games. You can find his articles both at Overwatchscore as well as EGF. You can follow him on Twitter and Instagram.

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London Spitfire Preseason Team Review

 

On 10 August 2017, Cloud9 (C9) officially announced their acceptance as an Overwatch League (OWL) franchise. The 8th franchise to be announced, and the only team representing Europe, Cloud9 began readying for OWL’s Inaugural Season.

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Austin White

Austin White is Overwatchscore’s ‘London Spitfire’ beat writer. An avid esports fan and gamer, Austin spends his free time playing, watching, and writing about video games. You can find his articles both at Overwatchscore as well as EGF. You can follow him on Twitter and Instagram.

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London Spitfire Logo has been confirmed.

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The team announced their press release today. The roster has yet to be confirmed. Cloud9 combined aspects of Kongdoo Pathera and GC Busan, two teams out of Korea to create the team. There has been no official word on the roster yet.

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Garrett 'Mash' Fuller

Garrett ‘Mash’ Fuller is an industry veteran having worked with a ton of companies including MMORPG.com and Ten Ton Hammer. He brings Overwatchscore a wealth of experience and passion for Overwatch!

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Cloud9 Looking Into Creating Contenders Farm Team

League sources have told us that Cloud9 is exploring the idea of putting together a Contenders Season 2 team. The strategy behind this move is that it would allow them to keep players under contract in case they want to sign them to Overwatch League contracts in the future. Contenders contracts are considerably cheaper than their Overwatch League counterparts. This makes it a reasonable option for an organization to lock up promising players on the cheap.

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Sam 'Taco' Owens

Sam ‘Taco’ Owens is a lifelong gamer who has been playing Blizzard titles for over 20 years. Coming from the tech industry Sam brings a passion for Overwatch and the tech chops to keep the site running smooth!

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London Spitfires Rumors

Overwatch League rumors tell a wild tale about the London Spitfires. Cloud9 are closing in on their signing window pulling in large amounts of investor funding to build rosters which may or may not work. Winning Overwatch League Season One is the goal, but at what cost to fans and players?

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Garrett 'Mash' Fuller

Garrett ‘Mash’ Fuller is an industry veteran having worked with a ton of companies including MMORPG.com and Ten Ton Hammer. He brings Overwatchscore a wealth of experience and passion for Overwatch!

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Rumors – Overwatch League Team Names

The San Francisco Shock and London Spitfires? Overwatch League team names and hype surrounding them are starting to become the latest trend in news hunting among journalists. Even we took a look around to see if there were any hints out there. What we do know is many teams are filing for trademarks of their respective properties. We have seen a few hints out there so far, but nothing is officially confirmed yet. So far the unconfirmed names we have learned are:

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Garrett 'Mash' Fuller

Garrett ‘Mash’ Fuller is an industry veteran having worked with a ton of companies including MMORPG.com and Ten Ton Hammer. He brings Overwatchscore a wealth of experience and passion for Overwatch!

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