Last yr’s Overwatch League championship staff will likely be wanting somewhat completely different when the sixth season kicks off in 2023, however followers will doubtless be happy to see a couple of acquainted faces reprising their iconic roles.
On Jan. 1, the Dallas Fuel formally launched its 2023 roster over a collection of posts on social media. Three gamers and an award-winning coach will likely be main the cost alongside a couple of new abilities, all with a shared connection to an iconic Overwatch Contenders staff.
Damage sellers Kim “SP9RK1E” Yeong-han and Kim “Edison” Tae-hoon will likely be returning to Dallas subsequent yr, hoping for a repeat of their stellar performances throughout the season and postseason. Edison particularly shined on the finish of 2022, going head-to-head on Sojourn towards a few of the league’s finest. SP9RK1E provides a versatile roster of heroes that the Fuel clearly wished to hold on to.
Tank Choi “Hanbin” Han-been can even be heading again to Dallas in 2023. Last yr, he shared stage time with major tank Lee “Fearless” Eui-seok relying on what heroes have been demanded of the duo. This yr, he could get heart stage all to himself.
Dallas managed to maintain an integral a part of its franchise success in head coach Yun “RUSH” Hee-won, who will likely be coming again for his third yr main the Texas darlings. As a former coach for Contenders Korea staff Element Mystic, RUSH has repeatedly gathered proficient gamers who frolicked on the staff.
It’s not an excessive amount of of a shock to see Lee “MCD” Jeong-ho added to the 2023 Fuel roster, contemplating the previous Boston Uprising flex help spent a substantial period of time on Element Mystic again within the day. He’ll be joined within the backline by rookie Kim “Bliss” So-myung, a dynamo that almost all not too long ago performed for O2 Blast and Gen. G.
These reveals weren’t an enormous shock to followers who tuned in to the showmatch Fuel gamers had towards the San Francisco Shock final week, which teased the addition of Bliss and MCD to the 2023 Dallas roster.
After profitable the 2022 Overwatch League championship, many followers hoped that the enduring Dallas Fuel roster would stick collectively. Shortly after the historic win, administration introduced that each champion on the Fuel was an unrestricted free agent, in a position to hear and settle for provides from any staff within the league.
As a consequence, major tank Lee “Fearless” Euiseok headed off to guide the Houston Outlaws whereas helps Kwon “Fielder” Joon and Han “ChiYo” Hyeon-seok have been snapped up by the Atlanta Reign. Damage sellers Kim “Doha” Dong-ha and Kang “guriyo” Min-seo, who each noticed minimal stage time in 2022, have been launched from the Fuel earlier within the offseason and are nonetheless free brokers.