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All of the Overwatch League roster changes that have happened so far

The off season for the Overwatch League has been chaotic. With there essentially being no break from professional Overwatch with the 2018 Overwatch World Cup going on, and the news of eight teams getting added for season two, it can be hard to keep up with all the roster changes we’ve seen so far.

In hopes of keeping your mind at ease and helping you organize everything that’s happened, here are all the roster changes that have occurred, listed by team in alphabetical order.

Boston Uprising

Players released:

  • Shin “Kalios” Woo-yul
  • Mikias “Snow” Yohannes
  • Connor “Avast” Prince
  • Stanislav “Mistakes” Danilov

Stories: Boston Uprising release three players ahead of Season Two, Boston Uprising announce release of DPS player Mistakes

Dallas Fuel

Player released:

  • Sebastian “chipshajen” Widlund

Other:

  • Christian “cocco” Jonsson moved into an assistant coaching role
  • Brandon “seagull” Larned retires from the Overwatch League

Stories: Brandon “Seagull” Larned announces retirement from the Overwatch League, Dallas Fuel announce cocco joining coaching staff, and re-signing of seven players

All of the Overwatch League roster changes that have happened so farPhoto by Robert Paul

Florida Mayhem

Players released:

  • Andreas “Logix” Breghmans
  • Tim “Manneten” Bylund
  • Johan “CWoosH” Klingestedt
  • Sebastian “Zebbosai” Olsson
  • Aleski “Zuppeh” Kunsti
  • Joonas “zappis” Alakurtti

Acquisition:

  • Koo “xepheR” Jae-mo
  • Jo “HaGoPeun” Hyeon-woo

Stories: Florida Mayhem release six of nine players ahead of Season Two, Koo “xepheR” Jae-mo acquired by the Florida Mayhem, HaGoPeun joins the Florida Mayhem’s main roster

Houston Outlaws

Player released:

  • Russell “FCTFCTN” Campbell

Player acquired:

  • Dante “Danteh” Cruz

Other:

  • Matthew “clockwork” Dias moves to “non-player role within the organization”
  • Lucas “Mendokusaii” Håkansson becomes a content creator for the Houston Outlaws

Stories: Houston Outlaws announce release of tank player FCTFCTN, Houston Outlaws announce Mendokusaii and Clockwork will be shifting to new roles, Shock trade Danteh to Houston for GG Esports Academy’s smurf

London Spitfire

New hires:

  • Head Coach Kwangbok “Coach815” Kim

Story: London Spitfire announce hiring of new head coach

Los Angeles Gladiators

Players released:

  • Luis “iRemiix” Figueroa
  • Ted “silkthread” Wang
  • Choi “Asher” Jun-sung

Player traded:

  • Baek “Fissure” Chan-hyung acquired by the Seoul Dynasty

Stories: Los Angeles Gladiators release three players ahead of second season, Baek “Fissure” Chan-hyung joins the Seoul Dynasty

Los Angeles Valiant

Players released:

  • Finnbjörn “Finnsi” Jónasson
  • Seb “numlocked” Barton
  • Stefano “Verbo” Disalvo

Player acquired:

  • Kim “KuKi” Dae Kuk

Staff released:

  • Assistance Coach Christopher “Grimreality” Schaefer

Stories: Los Angeles Valiant release three players and assistant coach Grimreality ahead of Season Two, Kuki goes “wings out”, transfers to L.A. Valiant from Seoul Dynasty

New York Excelsior

Player released:

  • Joon-hwa “Janus” Song

Staff released:

  • Coach Wizard Hyeong

Stories: New York Excelsior release Joon-hwa “Janus” Song, New York Excelsior release coach Wizard Hyeong

Philadelphia Fusion

Players released:

  • Georgii “ShaDowBurn” Gushcha
  • Joe “Joemeister” Gramano
  • Jeong-Hwan “DayFly” Park

Player acquired:

  • Elijah Hudson “Elk” Gallagher

Story: Philadelphia Fusion announce release of three players ahead of second season, Elk promoted to the Philadelphia Fusion’s main roster for Season Two

All of the Overwatch League roster changes that have happened so far© Tatjana Vejnovic, 2018

San Francisco Shock

Players released:

  • David “Nomy” Ramirez
  • Daniel “dhaK” Martínez Paz
  • André “iddqd” Dahlström

Player acquired:

  • Myeong-hwan “smurf” Yoo

Staff released:

  • Harsha Bandi

Stories: San Francisco Shock release three players ahead of Season Two, Nomy: I want to compete for a main tank spot on OWL and I have what it takes to do it.”Shock trade Danteh to Houston for GG Esports Academy’s smurf, Harsha Bandi has announced his departure from the Shock

Seoul Dynasty

Players released:

  • Moon “Gido” Gido
  • Seokwoo “Wekeed” Choi
  • Gong “Miro” Jinkyeok

Other:

  • Heo “Gambler” Jin-woo retires from professional Overwatch

Acquisitions:

  • Head Coach Donggun “KDG” Kim
  • Assistant Coach Chang Geun “Changgoon” Park
  • Baek “Fissure” Chan-hyung

Players traded:

  • Koo “xepheR” Jae-mo acquired by the Florida Mayhem
  • Kim “KuKi” Dae Kuk acquired by the Los Angeles Valiant

Stories: Heo “Gambler” Jin-woo retires from the Seoul Dynasty, Seoul Dynasty release three players ahead of Season Two, Seoul Dynasty welcome head coach KDG and assistant coach Changgoon, Baek “Fissure” Chan-hyung joins the Seoul Dynasty, Koo “xepheR” Jae-mo acquired by the Florida Mayhem, Kuki goes “wings out”, transfers to L.A. Valiant from Seoul Dynasty

Shanghai Dragons

Players released:

  • Junjie “Xushu” Liu
  • Wenhao “Roshan” Jing
  • Yage “Altering” Cheng
  • Zhaoyu “Fiveking” Chen
  • Peixuan “Freefeel” Xu
  • Junjian “Sky” He
  • Gi-hyeon “Ado” Chon
  • Dae-min “Daemin” Kim

Staff released:

  • Coach Jun-young “Kong” Son
  • Analyst Jia “Nai8” Jia

Story: Shanghai Dragons release eight players, coach and analyst ahead of Season Two

The featured image for this post was provided by Robert Paul for Blizzard Entertainment.

It’s been a crazy off season for the Overwatch League.

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