Overwatch League Shanghai Franchise - Shanghai Dragons Roster Reveal

SHANGHAI, Oct. 31, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- After the first brand announcement on September 29th, 2017, Shanghai Dragons has raised a lot of excitement within the esports industry and among Overwatch fans. After several months of cautious preparation by NetEase, a leading Chinese Internet technology company, Shanghai Dragons is ready to unveil its roster as the only team from China.


Shanghai Dragons roster for first season includes 8 players:

  • Undead -- Chao Fang, aged 22. Signature Heroes include Tracer, Mccree, Soldier: 76. Achievements include 2nd in OWPS Spring Season, 4th in OWPS Summer Season and Top 8 in OWPS Grand Finals. Scored 15-0 in Shanghai Qualifier and a member of the Chinese National Team (top 8 team in OWWC 2017).
  • Diya -- Weida Lu, aged 18. Signature Heroes include Mccree, Tracer, Soldier: 76. Achievements include 2nd in APAC 2016 China region, top 8 in APAC international stage, 1st in OTS S2, 2nd in OWPS Summer Season, 3rd in OWPS Grand Finals, and one of the players in OWWC 2017.
  • MG -- Dongjian Wu, aged 18. Signature Heroes include Zarya, D.VA, Roadhog. Achievements include 2nd in OWPS Spring Season, 4th in OWPS Summer Season and top 8 in OWPS Grand Finals. Scored 15-0 in Shanghai Qualifier and a member of the Chinese National Team (top 8 team in OWWC 2017).
  • Roshan -- Wenhao Jing, aged 20. Signature Heroes include Winston, Reinhardt and D.VA. Achievements include 2nd in OTA, 2nd in CEGM, 3rd in ESTG, top 8 in both OWPS Spring Season and Summer Season.
  • Xushu (Previous ID: Luca) -- Junjie Liu, aged 22. Signature Heroes include Zarya, D.VA and Winston. Achievements include 3rd in APAC 2016 China region, 1st in OWPS Spring Season, top 8 in OWPS Summer Season, 2nd in OWPS Grand Finals and one of the players in OWWC 2017.
  • Fiveking (Previous ID: 5king) -- Zhaoyu Chen, aged 20. Signature Heroes include Lucio, Mercy and Symmetra. Achievements include top 8 in OTS, 2nd in Wuhan Galax Esports Carnival. Scored 15-0 in Shanghai Qualifier and a member of the Chinese National Team (top 8 team in OWWC 2017).
  • Altering (Previous ID: 130) -- Yage Cheng, aged 23. Signature Heroes include Ana, Mercy, and Lucio. Achievements include 2nd in OWPS Spring Season, 4th in OWPS Summer Season, top 8 in OWPS Grand Finals and one of the players in OWWC 2017.
  • Freefeel (Previous ID: B612) -- Peixuan Xu, aged 22. Signature Heroes include Ana, Lucio, and Sombra. Achievements include 2nd in OTA, 2nd in CEGM, 3rd in ESTG, top 8 in both OWPS Spring Season and Summer Season and one of the players in OWWC 2017.

Overwatch now has more than 35 million players, and the Overwatch League is a major new initiative held by Blizzard. Drawing from the best practices of traditional sports leagues, the league will bring together an international group of 12 teams from across the world. Fans will also have the enjoyment of watching their favorite team battle for dominance in a season that is sure to bring a lot of attention to the esports world.

The Shanghai Dragons are proud to take part in the Overwatch League with an elite roster of Chinese players. They are all Chinese citizens and will be proudly wearing the logo that was, like the roster, designed to emphasize the spirit and community of China. The whole team is well prepared to showcase the profession of competitive gaming on the global stage, and the mission also aims to promote Chinese esports talents at the same time.

For more information, follow the team on the following social accounts:

Shanghai Dragons Official Weibo -- http://weibo.com/ShanghaiDragons
Shanghai Dragons Official WeChat -- ShanghaiDragons
Shanghai Dragons Official Facebook -- https://www.facebook.com/ShanghaiDragons/ 
Shanghai Dragons Official Twitter -- https://twitter.com/ShanghaiDragons 
Shanghai Dragons Official YouTube -- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCHvqr2RMlIAmDiJe -zwvZnw/featured?disable_polymer=true 
For more information about Overwatch League, please visit http://ow.blizzard.cn/overwatchleague (in Chinese) or www.overwatchleague.com 

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