Overwatch League contender Seoul Dynasty moved to acquire Heo “Gambler” Jin-woo prior to the league’s critical Stage 2 split. Gambler provides proven Overwatch esports success, extensive main healer knowledge and valuable game sense to give Dynasty an extra competitive edge.
The team’s scouting and recruitment efforts reflect the need to add depth to Dynasty’s healing efforts. Gambler will provide strong support alongside veteran Dynasty main healer Yang “tobi” Jin-mo, previously the sole designated in-game healer for the squad. Gambler is among the top-ranked Lucio players in Korea and is regarded as one of the most competitive Mercy players in the world, who largely contributed to his former team’s victory at IEM Gyeonggi 2016. He completes Dynasty’s full twelve-player roster, adding to an increasingly stacked lineup.
“It’s a great honor to join Seoul Dynasty and represent my home city in the Overwatch League,” said Heo “Gambler” Jin-woo. “I will work hard to familiarize myself with the team’s strategies by focusing on team building with my new teammates and coaching staff. My number one goal is to help our team win the league.”
“We’ve finally assembled our perfect roster. Stage 1 provided us insight into each team’s strategies and matchup potentials,” said Coach Baek Kwang-jin. “Now we are working to create new strategies by incorporating and coordinating with Gambler. You can expect to see us perform with innovative tactics during Stage 2.”
Seoul Dynasty kicked-off Stage 2 of the Overwatch League with a commanding 4-0 victory over LA Valiant on Feb. 21. Stage 2 playoffs and finals begin in March 2018. The games for all stages of Season 1 are scheduled to take place at Blizzard’s new esports venue in Burbank, California.
About the Overwatch League
The Overwatch League is the first major global professional esports league with city-based teams in Boston, London, Los Angeles, Miami-Orlando, New York, San Francisco, Seoul, and Shanghai. Overwatch® was created by globally acclaimed publisher Blizzard Entertainment (a division of Activision Blizzard – Nasdaq: ATVI), whose iconic franchises have helped lay the foundations and push the boundaries of professional esports over the last 15 years. Among Blizzard’s stable of twenty-one #1 games, Overwatch is the fastest to reach more than 30 million players. Overwatch was built from the ground up for online competition, with memorable characters and fast-paced action designed for the most engaging gameplay and spectator experiences. To learn more about the Overwatch League, visit www.overwatchleague.com .