Overwatch League Team Seoul ANNOUNCED and it is Lunatic-Hai.
Kim ‘EscA’ In-Jae, the DPS player and leader of Lunatic-Hai
Ryu ‘ryujehong’ Je-Hong, a two-time member of Team South Korea in the Overwatch World Cup
Yang ‘Tobi’ Jin-Mo, recognized as one of the world’s top Lúcio players
Gong ‘Miro’ Jin-Hyuk, the MVP of Overwatch World Cup 2016
Kim ‘Zunba’ Joon-Hyuk, renowned as an elite Zarya player
Moon ‘Gido’ Gi-Do, the “Royal Roader” rookie who won APEX Season 3 and the MVP award in his first season
The best training equipment and facilities, along with health management, media training, and English language tutoring will be provided to the players. Chou’s investment in the team and its support structures underscores his mission of positioning the players as professional global athletes.
“It’s a great honor to join the Overwatch League Seoul team and compete at a world-class level,” said Ryu Je-Hong. “Our team will devote time and energy into training to bring the championship back to Korea and earn the value and popularity that traditional professional sports teams are known for.”
The acclaimed coaches of Lunatic-Hai, Coach Baek Kwang-Jin and Chae Ho-Jung, have also been recruited to supervise the team. Overwatch APEX Season 4, which began on August 11, will be the final journey for all six players and two coaches under the name Lunatic-Hai.
“I am very pleased to work with the back-to-back winners of APEX Season 2 and 3 for the Seoul team in the Overwatch League. There are six more player positions to fill and Kevin and I are working together on this to select the best players who can represent Seoul and establish the best teamwork with the players here,” said Coach Baek.
Kevin Chou went on to talk about the teams living conditions, even diet in terms of what they need to compete. Kevin paid respects to his other owners around the League. They are excited to compete with owners from all over with championships in the NFL, MLB, and other endemic esports teams.
In the next few weeks, Kevin plans to announce the official name of the Seoul Overwatch League team.
By the end of October they plan to fill their roster with another 6 players. Find their site here.
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