World-class tanker Baek “Fissure” Chan-hyung joins Seoul Dynasty
August 20, 2018 – Gen.G esports’ Overwatch League team, Seoul Dynasty, have announced a roster change ahead of the 2019 season, signing tanker Baek “Fissure” Chan-hyung.
After establishing himself as one of the premiere tankers in the league with the London Spitfire and LA Gladiators, “Fissure” joins Seoul Dynasty at the height of his career. Coming off a season in which he was named to the All-Star team and finished second in the Overwatch League MVP voting, “Fissure” adds a special dynamic to this Seoul Dynasty club, immediately changing and bolstering the makeup of the team.
“We’re thrilled to add a player of Fissure’s caliber,” said Arnold Hur, Gen.G esports Chief Growth Officer. “He’s a difference-maker who will step right in and contribute immediately.”
“I’ve dreamt of playing for Seoul Dynasty for a long time. I’m very excited to wear the Seoul Dynasty uniform and I will try to bring my A game for the fans,” said Baek ‘Fissure’ Chan-hyung regarding his new team. “Also, I’d like to express my gratitude to the players and management team of the LA Gladiators, who have supported my decision. I won’t forget the memorable moments I had last season as part of the LA Gladiators.”
Lee ‘Hocury’ Ho-cheol commented, “We ask our fans for their continued support as Seoul Dynasty has undergone some changes. Our goal is to build a stronger team for the 2019 season.”
About Gen.G esports
Gen.G esports is a global esports organization founded in 2017, with offices in Korea, the US, and China. It owns and manages championship heritage teams competing in the world’s biggest esports competitions on the world’s most recognizable gaming franchises — Overwatch, League of Legends, PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, Heroes of the Storm and Clash Royale. Gen.G speaks to a generation that grew up on gaming, equally serving the needs of its players, fans and business partners to create a winning environment that positions its teams for success.
Gen.G is represented in the highly competitive Overwatch League by ‘Seoul Dynasty’. ‘Gen.G LoL’ is a force on League of Legends front as the winner of the 2017 League of Legends World Championship in Beijing. ‘Gen.G HotS’ burst onto the scene in 2017, winning the Heroes of the Storm Global Champions at BlizzCon 2017. Gen.G’s PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds team ‘Gen.G PUBG’ claimed the Third-Person Perspective Title in the PUBG Global Invitational 2018. The Chinese team, ‘Gen.G Clash Royale’ was announced earlier this year, stamping Gen.G as a leader in the industry with a presence in three major esports markets.
Current partnerships include accounting firm Mirae Asset Venture Investment, gaming hardware manufacturer Razer, and computer networking company NETGEAR.
More information about Gen.G esports and its teams can be found at: https://www.geng.gg/
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