As we near the beginning of the end to Stage 2, we have the Shanghai Dragons fly over to take on the New York Excelsior. Will we see Shanghai pull off the biggest upset of the season? Will there be an appearance from Pine? Check out below for the latest news on the match! Read more …
Previously competing as LW Blue the New York Excelsior are one of the twelve teams in the inaugural season for the Overwatch League. After finding a great deal of success in the Korean scene LW Blue was signed by NYXL to represent New York and compete for the inaugural season title. Star player Flow3r isn’t yet of age to play, but he dominated at the world cup and will join the team for the second season of the Overwatch League.
|Yeon-joon “ArK” Hong||New York Excelsior||Support|
|Tae-hong “Mek0” Kim||New York Excelsior||Tank/Flex|
|Sung-hyeon “JJoNak” Bang||New York Excelsior||Support|
|Joong-hwa “Janus” Song||New York Excelsior||Tank|
|Jong-yeol “Saebyeolbe” Park||New York Excelsior||DPS|
|Hye-sung “Libero” Kim||New York Excelsior||DPS/Flex|
|Dong-gyu “Mano” Kim||New York Excelsior||Tank|
|Do-hyeon “Pine” Kim||New York Excelsior||DPS|
The New York Excelsior enter the arena with Saebyeolbe leading them to the deck and looking to once again become the king slayers. The Seoul Dynasty come into week 4 thus far undefeated in Stage 2, an identical position as Stage 1 when they were handed their first defeat by the very team on the other side of the stage. They enter the arena stoic and determined for history not to repeat itself.
New York vs San Francisco, we got ourselves an East vs West showdown. New York coming off a sweet revenge victory is coming into this match looking for a perfect 2-0 week. San Francisco will be having upset on their minds after just seeing the Spitfire fall to the Gladiators. Which of these teams was able to come up on top and continue its progress towards the stage two playoffs.
New York vs Philadelphia, East Coast showdown, the Giants of Overwatch vs the rising Fusion. Philadelphia was the only team to take down New York during the regular season Stage 1. Could they do it again, or would their lineup changes (EQO in for Shadowburn, and Dayfly in for the sick ) would they Excelsior take revenge?
In a day full of fantastic matches, this might stand above the rest, as the #1 seeded NYXL take on the up and coming Houston Outlaws. Can Houston maintain their momentum against the top dogs? Or will New York remind us why they’re the #1 seed?
The New York Excelsior enter the arena set on cementing themselves as the dominant Overwatch League team for the northeast. The Boston Uprising come into week 2 after a very difficult week 1, where they didn’t even take a map, looking to turn it around with the upset win and ignite the revolution.
I’m baaaack! I took some time off for midterms, but that doesn’t mean I wasn’t thinking about all of you guys, and all these fantastic games of Overwatch we’re about to see! Last week was crazy, and it doesn’t look like it’s about to calm down anytime soon in Burbank. Let’s get into the most exciting matchups of Stage 2, Week 2.
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The New York Excelsior start Stage 2 in first place despite losing the Stage 1 championship to the London Spitfire and are looking to extend their lead despite Ark sitting out due to a wrist injury. The Florida Mayhem’s usual entertaining entrance was set aside tonight with the team shouldering up center ramp and bowing their heads in a moment of reflection and recognition of the recent tragic events that occurred in their home region. Read more …