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A Guide to the 12 Overwatch League Teams

The Overwatch League is gearing up to change the face of esports, bringing in multi-million dollar franchises and official teams. But the ongoing changes might make things a little tough to keep up with, so Shacknews is going to attempt to neatly organize each individual franchise, their ownership, and the roster that they'll be bringing out for the Overwatch League.

There are 12 teams total for the Overwatch League, including Los Angeles (with two teams), Boston, New York City, San Francisco, Miami/Orlando, Philadelphia, Dallas, Houston, London, Shanghai, and Seoul. Let's run them down one-by-one.

(Last updated: 11/05/17)

Dallas Fuel

  • Owner: Team EnVyUs
  • Jonathan "HarryHook" Tejedor Rua (Lucio, Soldier: 76, McCree)
  • Timo "Taimou" Kettunen (Widowmaker, McCree)
  • Hwang "EFFECT" Hyeon (Tracer, Doomfist)
  • Brandon "Seagull" Larned (Pharah, Genji, Hanzo)
  • Pongphop "Mickie" Rattanasangchod (D.Va, Zarya)
  • Christian "cocco" Jonsson (Reinhardt, Winston, Zarya)
  • Sebastian "chipshajen" Widlund (Ana, Zenyatta, Sombra)
  • Scott "Custa" Kennedy (Zenyatta, Ana, Sombra)

Houston Outlaws

  • Owner: OpTic Gaming
  • Matthew "CLOCKWORK" Dias (Soldier: 76, Tracer, McCree)
  • Jiri "LiNkzr" Masalin (Genji, Widowmaker, McCree)
  • Jake "JAKE" Lyon (Genji, Soldier: 76)
  • Lucas "Mendokusaii" Håkansson (Tracer, Genji, McCree)
  • Matt "coolmatt69" Iorio (D.Va, Zarya)
  • Alexandre "SPREE" Vanhomwegen (Zarya, Tracer, Soldier: 76)
  • Austin "Muma" Wilmot (Reinhardt, Winston)
  • Daniel "Boink" Pence (Lucio)
  • Chris "Bani" Benell (Ana, Zenyatta, Sombra)
  • Shane "Rawkus" Flaherty (Ana, Zenyatta, Sombra)

San Francisco Shock

  • Owner: NRG Esports
  • Nikola "Sleepy" Andrews (Zenyatta)
  • Dante "Danteh" Cruz (Tracer, Sombra, Genji)
  • Andre "IDDQD" Dahlstrom (McCree, Tracer, Soldier: 76)
  • Matthew "Super" DeLisi (Reinhardt, Winston, Tracer)
  • Andrej "Babybay" Francisty (Soldier: 76, Genji, McCree)
  • Daniel "dhaK" Martinez (Lucio)
  • David "Nomy" Ramirez (Reinhardt, Winston)
  • Jay "Sinatraa" Won (Tracer, Genji, Zarya)
  • Andreas "Nevix" Karlsson (Genji, Tracer, Ana)

Los Angeles Valiant

  • Owner: Immortals
  • Christopher "GrimReality" Schaefer (McCree, Tracer)
  • Brady "Agilities" Girardi (Genji, Roadhog)
  • Terence "SoOn" Tarlier (Tracer, Roadhog, McCree)
  • Ted "silkthread" Wang (Tracer)
  • Benjamin "uNKOE" Chevasson (Ana, Zenyatta, Sombra)
  • Stefano "Verbo" Disalvo (Lucio)
  • Young-seo "KariV" Park (Zenyatta, Sombra, Ana)
  • Indy "SPACE" Halpern (Roadhog, Zarya, D.Va)
  • Kang-jae "envy" Lee (D.Va)
  • Pan-seung "Fate" Koo (Winston)
  • Seb "numlocked" Barton (Winston, Reinhardt)

Los Angeles Gladiators

  • Owner: Stan & Josh Kroenke (Los Angeles Rams)
  • Lane "Surefour" Roberts (McCree, Pharah, Tracer)
  • Joon-seong "Asher" Choi (Tracer, McCree)
  • João Pedro "Hydration" Goes Telles (Genji, Pharah, Torbjorn)
  • Aaron "Bischu" Kim (Zarya, D.Va)
  • Luis "iReMiix" Galarza Figueroa (Reinhardt, Winston)
  • Jonas "Shaz" Suovaara (Ana, Zenyatta, Sombra)
  • Benjamin "BigG00se" Isohanni (Lucio)

Florida Mayhem

  • Owner: Misfits Gaming
  • Johan "CWoosH" Klingestedt (Genji, Winston)
  • Andreas "Logix" Berghmans (Tracer, Soldier: 76)
  • Tim "Manneten" Bylund (Zarya, D.Va, Roadhog)
  • Kevyn "TviQ" Lindström (Genji, Soldier: 76, Tracer)
  • Sebastian "Zebbosai" Olsson (Lucio, Ana, Widowmaker)
  • Aleksi "Zuppeh" Kuntsi (Ana, Zenyatta)

New York Excelsior

  • Owner: Sterling.VC
  • Jong-yeol "Saebyeolbe" Park (Tracer, Roadhog)
  • Do-hyeon "Pine" Kim (McCree, Widowmaker, Sombra)
  • Hye-sung "Libero" Kim (D.Va, Genji, Pharah)
  • Tae-hong "Mek0" Kim (D.Va)
  • Joong-hwa "Janus" Song (Reinhardt)
  • Dong-gyu "Mano" Kim (Winston, Reinhardt)
  • Sung-hyeon "JJoNak" Bang (Ana, Zenyatta)
  • Yeon-joon "ArK" Hong (Lucio)

Boston Uprising

  • Owner: Robert Kraft (New England Patriots)
  • Stanislov "Mistakes" Danilov (Tracer)
  • Gwon "Striker" Nam-Ju (McCree, Soldier: 76, Widowmaker)
  • Kristian "Kellex" Keller (Lucio)
  • Lucas "NotE" Meissner (D.Va, Zarya)
  • Noh "Gamsu" Young-Jin (Reinhardt, Winston)
  • Jonathan "DreamKazper" Sanchez (McCree, Genji)
  • Shin "Kalios" Woo-Yeol (Zarya, D.Va, Ana)
  • Mikias "Snow" Yohannes (Ana, Mercy)
  • Connor "Avast" Prince (Lucio)
  • Se-Hyeon "Neko" Park (Hanzo, Widowmaker)

Philadelphia Fusion

  • Owner: Comcast Spectacor
  • George "ShaDowBurn" Gushcha (Genji, Pharah)
  • Isaac "Boombox" Charles (Zenyatta)
  • Jae-hyeok "Carpe" Lee (McCree, Genji, Tracer)
  • Jeong-hwan "Dayfly" Park (Ana)
  • Josh "Eqo" Corona (Genji, Tracer)
  • Joona "Fragi" Laine (Reinhardt, Winston)
  • Simon "snillo" Ekström (Soldier: 76, Tracer, McCree)
  • Joe "Joemeister" Gramano (Lucio)
  • Hong-joon "HOTBA" Choi (McCree, D.Va, Zarya)
  • Gael "Poko" Gouzerch (Zarya, Winston, Soldier: 76)
  • Alberto "neptuNo" González (Lucio)

London Spitfire

  • Owner: Cloud9
  • Ji-hyuk "birdring" Kim (Tracer, Roadhog)
  • Dong-jun "Rascal" Kim (Genji, Pharah, Sombra)
  • Joon-yeong "Profit" Park (Tracer)
  • Dong-eun "Hooreg" Lee (Soldier: 76, Doomfist)
  • Jun-ho "Fury" Kim (Soldier: 76, Junkrat)
  • Seung-hyun "WOOHYAL" Sung (D.Va)
  • Chan-hyung "Fissure" Baek (Winston, Reinhardt)
  • Jae-hee "Gesture" Hong (Winston)
  • Hyeon-woo "HaGoPeun" Jo (Zenyatta)
  • Won-sik "Closer" Jung (Lucio)
  • Seung-tae "Bdosin" Choi (Zenyatta, Ana)
  • Jong-seok "NUS" Kim (Ana, Zenyatta, Mercy)

Shanghai Dragons

  • Owner: Netease
  • Weida "Diya" Lu (McCree, Tracer, Doomfist)
  • Chao "Undead" Fang (McCree, Tracer, Reaper)
  • Junjie "Xushu" Liu (Pharah, Winston)
  • Wenhao "Roshan" Jing (Winston, Reinhardt)
  • Dongjian "MG" Wu (D.Va, Zarya)
  • Yage "Altering" Cheng (Mercy, Lucio)
  • Zhaoyu "Fiveking" Chen (Lucio)
  • Peixuan "Freefeel" Xu (Ana)

Seoul Dynasty

  • Owner: Kabam
  • Ryu "ryujehong" Je-Hong (Ana, Zenyatta)
  • Yang "Tobi" Jin-Mo (Lucio)
  • Gong "Miro" Jin-Hyuk (Winston, Reinhardt)
  • Kim "Zunba" Joon-Hyuk (Zarya, D.Va, Soldier: 76)
  • Moon "Gido" Gi-Do (Tracer, Genji, Roadhog)
  • Byun "Munchkin" Sang-Beom (Tracer, McCree)
  • Kim "Fleta" Byung-Sun (Pharah, McCree, Genji)
  • Koo "xepheR" Jae-Mo (Zarya, D.Va)
  • Joon-hyuk "Bunny" Chae (Tracer)
  • Dae-kuk "KuKi" Kim (Winston, D.Va)
  • Seok-woo "Wekeed" Choi (McCree, Genji, Junkrat)

These are the finalized Overwatch rosters. The Overwatch League is set to begin on January 10, 2018.