Gen.G

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Gen.G
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Team Information
Org LocationSouth Korea South Korea
Region
KR
 Korea
Head CoachChoi "Edgar" Woo-beom
SponsorSamsung SSD
SIDIZ
DESKER
Douyu
FORWARD
History
Created2018-05-03
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Current Roster
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Gen.G (Korean: 젠지) is a Korean multi-gaming team owned by KSV.

History[edit]

2017 Season[edit]

2018 Preseason[edit]

Gen.G, back then known as KSV eSports, acquired the 2017 League of Legends World Champions Samsung Galaxy's roster. The acquisition happened on the 30th of November, 2017.

2018 Season[edit]

Wraith and Stitch left the team. Wraith went to join Jin Air Green Wings and Stitch went to join the LMS team, G-Rex. KSV eSports came into the LCK 2018 Spring Split with their world champ winning roster. Former KT coach, Lee Ji-hoon, joined KSV eSports as the general manager. Through the assistance of Wraith and Jin Air Greenwings defeating the ROX Tigers, KSV eSports managed to qualify for the LCK 2018 Spring Playoff. They met SKT in the wildcard match and conceded defeat with a score of 1:2, thus ending their Spring Split run.

On the 3rd of May, KSV eSports rebranded to Generation Gaming, better abbreviated as Gen.G. Gen.G acquired 2 new players, Fly and MONG. Gen.G qualified for the LCK 2018 Summer Playoffs and ending their regular season with 13 wins and 5 defeats. They were in a 4 way tie with kt Rolster, Griffin and Kingzone DragonX, due to head to head records, Gen.G was fourth. Gen.G were defeated by Afreeca Freecs in the wildcard match, hence putting them into the Korea Regional Gauntlet. Gen.G ran through the whole Korea Regionals Gauntlet by defeating SKT 3:2 and then proceeding to beat the favourites and Summer finalist, Griffin in a 3:2 fashion. They proceeded to defeat Kingzone DragonX dominantly 3:0. Hence empowering the meme of Gen.G's roster being the Gauntlet Gods. Gen.G came into the 2018 Worlds off one of the best gauntlet runs, but even with the homecrowd backing them up, they failed to show up and ended the group stage with 1-5.

On November 15, Ambition and Crown left Gen.G. Ambition retiring and Crown at the time was a free agent, only to join OpTic Gaming in the NA LCS later in the year. On November 17, Mong, Haru and CoreJJ left as well. Haru eventually joins SKT and CoreJJ joins Team Liquid.

On November 23, superstar jungler Peanut joins the roster.

On December 3, Roach joins the roster.

The team competed at the 2018 LoL KeSPA Cup with the new roster and dominated the new rosters of LCK newcomers SANDBOX Gaming, Kingzone and KT. They met Griffin in the finals but ended up losing 0:3.

2019 Season[edit]

Gen.G could not keep up their early form from Kespa Cup and struggled throughout the split. They failed to qualify for the LCK 2019 Spring Playoffs and just barely avoided relegations. They ended their Spring regular season with 5-13 record, finishing in 7th place.

Going into Summer Split GEN decided to sign veteran Kuzan as mid laner which seemed to pay off as they had better performances than in spring. It didn't seem to be enough to reach playoffs though which lead to bringing Fly back into mid lane. This caused a peak in performance for a few weeks during which they won 6 of their 7 series before Fly was subbed back out and GEN lost their remaining three series missing out on playoffs, gauntlet and another Worlds participation.

Trivia[edit]

  • Gen.G stands for Generation Gaming.

Timeline[edit]

  • 2018
  • 2019

Player Roster[edit]

Active[edit]

R C ID Name Role Contract Ends Joined
KR

Rascal Kim Kwang-hee (김광희) 2Top Laner 2021-11-15 2019-11-20
KR

Clid Kim Tae-min (김태민) 3Jungler 2022-11-21 2019-11-20
KR

Bdd Gwak Bo-seong (곽보성) 4Mid Laner 2022-11-21 2019-11-20
KR

Ruler Park Jae-hyuk (박재혁) 5Bot Laner 2022-11-21 2018-05-03
KR

Kellin Kim Hyeong-gyu (김형규) 6Support 2020-11-16 2019-12-09
KR

Life Kim Jeong-min (김정민) 7Support 2020-11-16 2018-05-03

Trainee[edit]

R C ID Name Role Joined
KR

Meaning An Ji-min (안지민) 2Sub/Top 2019-12-??
KR

gyuvee 3Sub/Top 2019-??-??
KR

Bonnie Lee Gwang-su (이광수) 4Sub/Jun 2019-05-??
KR

Neat 5Sub/Jun 2019-??-??
KR

Karis 6Sub/Mid 2019-??-??
KR

Wize 7Sub/Sup 2019-??-??

Former[edit]

R C ID Name Role Next Team Joined Left
KR

CuVee Lee Seong-jin (이성진) 11Top Laner Hanwha Life Esportslogo std.pngHanwha Life Esports 2018-05-032018-05-03 2019-11-182019-11-18
KR

Roach Kim Kang-hui (김강희) 11Top Laner T1logo std.pngT1 2018-12-032018-12-03 2019-11-182019-11-18
KR

Peanut Han Wang-ho (한왕호) 12Jungler Lgdlogo std.pngLGD Gaming 2018-11-232018-11-23 2019-11-182019-11-18
KR

SeongHwan Yoon Seong-hwan (윤성환) 12Jungler Painlogo std.pngpaiN Gaming 2019-04-192019-04-19 2019-11-182019-11-18
KR

Fly Song Yong-jun (송용준) 13Mid Laner Afreeca Freecslogo std.pngAfreeca Freecs 2018-05-172018-05-17 2019-11-182019-11-18
KR

Kuzan Lee Seong-hyeok (이성혁) 13Mid Laner Team Dynamicslogo std.pngTeam Dynamics 2019-05-202019-05-20 2019-11-182019-11-18
KR

Rich Lee Jae-won (이재원) 13Mid Laner Team Dynamicslogo std.pngTeam Dynamics 2019-05-282019-05-28 2019-11-182019-11-18
KR

Asper Kim Tae-gi (김태기) 25Sub/Sup Spear Gaminglogo std.pngSpear Gaming 2019-05-282019-05-28 2019-11-182019-11-18
KR

Viole Jang Min-soo (장민수) 90Trainee/Mid Kingzone DragonXlogo std.pngKingzone DragonX 2019-03-112019-03-?? 2019-08-162019-08-16
KR

Haru Kang Min-seung (강민승) 12Jungler SK Telecom T1logo std.pngSK Telecom T1 2018-05-032018-05-03 2018-11-172018-11-17
KR

CoreJJ Jo Yong-in (조용인) 15Support Team Liquidlogo std.pngTeam Liquid 2018-05-032018-05-03 2018-11-172018-11-17
KR

Mong Moon Chang-min (문창민) 21Sub/Top APK Princelogo std.pngAPK Prince 2018-05-172018-05-17 2018-11-172018-11-17
KR

Ambition Kang Chan-yong (강찬용) 12Jungler Gen.Glogo std.png Streamer 2018-05-032018-05-03 2018-11-152018-11-15
KR

Crown Lee Min-ho (이민호) 13Mid Laner OpTic Gaminglogo std.pngOpTic Gaming 2018-05-032018-05-03 2018-11-152018-11-15

Player League Participation[edit]

Note that tiebreaker games ARE included in this display even though they are typically not included for regular-season records.

LCK

Player201220132014201520162017201820192020Games
SpringSummerWinterSpringSummerWinterSpringSummerSpringSummerSpringSummerSpringSummerSpringSummerSpringSummerSpringSummer
CuVeeSamsunglogo std.pngSamsunglogo std.pngSamsunglogo std.pngSamsunglogo std.pngSamsunglogo std.pngSamsunglogo std.pngKSV eSportslogo std.pngGen.Glogo std.pngGen.Glogo std.pngGen.Glogo std.pngHanwha Life Esportslogo std.png409
AmbitionMiGlogo std.pngAzblogo std.pngAzblogo std.pngCJElogo std.pngCJElogo std.pngCJElogo std.pngCJElogo std.pngCJElogo std.pngCJElogo std.pngCJElogo std.pngSamsunglogo std.pngSamsunglogo std.pngSamsunglogo std.pngSamsunglogo std.pngKSV eSportslogo std.pngGen.Glogo std.png386
RulerSamsunglogo std.pngSamsunglogo std.pngSamsunglogo std.pngKSV eSportslogo std.pngGen.Glogo std.pngGen.Glogo std.pngGen.Glogo std.pngGen.Glogo std.png299
CrownSamsunglogo std.pngSamsunglogo std.pngSamsunglogo std.pngSamsunglogo std.pngKSV eSportslogo std.pngGen.Glogo std.png260
FlyJin Air Green Wingslogo std.pngKT Rolsterlogo std.pngKT Rolsterlogo std.pngLongZhulogo std.pngGen.Glogo std.pngGen.Glogo std.pngGen.Glogo std.pngAfreeca Freecslogo std.png244
CoreJJBigfile Miraclelogo std.pngSamsunglogo std.pngSamsunglogo std.pngSamsunglogo std.pngSamsunglogo std.pngKSV eSportslogo std.pngGen.Glogo std.png204
HaruCJElogo std.pngSamsunglogo std.pngSamsunglogo std.pngKSV eSportslogo std.pngGen.Glogo std.pngSK Telecom T1logo std.pngHanwha Life Esportslogo std.png125
AlphamongGen.Glogo std.png1
PeanutNaJinemfirelogo std.pngNaJinemfirelogo std.pngROX Tigerslogo std.pngROX Tigerslogo std.pngSK Telecom T1logo std.pngSK Telecom T1logo std.pngKingzone DragonXlogo std.pngKingzone DragonXlogo std.pngGen.Glogo std.pngGen.Glogo std.png303
RoachE-mFirelogo std.png
Kongdoo Monsterlogo std.png
Kongdoo Monsterlogo std.pngKongdoo Monsterlogo std.pngGen.Glogo std.pngGen.Glogo std.pngT1logo std.png126
LifeGen.Glogo std.pngGen.Glogo std.png88
KuzanJin Air Green Wingslogo std.pngJin Air Green Wingslogo std.pngJin Air Green Wingslogo std.pngJin Air Green Wingslogo std.pngJin Air Green Wingslogo std.pngROX Tigerslogo std.pngHanwha Life Esportslogo std.pngGen.Glogo std.png196
SeongHwanAfreeca Freecslogo std.pngROX Tigerslogo std.pngROX Tigerslogo std.pngROX Tigerslogo std.pngHanwha Life Esportslogo std.pngGen.Glogo std.png153
RichGen.Glogo std.png5
BddCJElogo std.pngCJElogo std.pngLongZhulogo std.pngKingzone DragonXlogo std.pngKingzone DragonXlogo std.pngKT Rolsterlogo std.pngKT Rolsterlogo std.pngGen.Glogo std.png267
RascalLongZhulogo std.pngKingzone DragonXlogo std.pngKingzone DragonXlogo std.pngKingzone DragonXlogo std.pngKingzone DragonXlogo std.pngGen.Glogo std.png101
ClidSK Telecom T1logo std.pngSK Telecom T1logo std.pngGen.Glogo std.png88
KellinJin Air Green Wingslogo std.pngJin Air Green Wingslogo std.pngGen.Glogo std.png58

Organization[edit]

Current[edit]

C ID Name Position

Kevin Chou Co-Founder & President

Chris Park Chief Executive Officer

Kent Wakeford Vice President

Arnold Hur Chief Operating Officer

Lee Ji-hoon (이지훈) General Manager

Edgar Choi Woo-beom (최우범) 90Head Coach

oDin Ju Yeong-dal (주영달) 90Coach

TrAce Yeo Chang-dong (여창동) 90Coach

Tom Im Jae-hyeon (임재현) 90Coach

WhyManMC Jang Min-chul (장민철) 90Head Teaching Coach

Bingo Choi Jae-young (최재영) 90Teaching Coach

Alle Son Chang-sik (손창식) Scout

Ambition Kang Chan-yong (강찬용) 90Streamer

Former[edit]

C ID Name Position Next Team

Noblesse Chae Do-joon (채도준) Trainee Coach XTEN Esportslogo std.pngXTEN Esports

Helper Kwon Yeong-jae (권영재) 90Coach Suninglogo std.pngSuning
Saira Mueller Director of Content Eglogo std.pngEvil Geniuses

David Lee Seung-hoo (이승후) 90Manager XTEN Esportslogo std.pngXTEN Esports

Phillip Hyun Vice President None

Michael Li Chief Technology Officer None

Tournaments[edit]

This table shows up to the 10 most recent results. For complete results, click here.

Minimum place

Gen.G Tournament Results - Show Prize as (LocalUSDEuros)
DatePlPrizeEventLast ResultRoster
2019-12-310050085 - 8₩8,000,000₩8,000,000₩8,000,000
KeSPA Cup 2019
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 Rascal,
 Clid,
 Bdd,
 Ruler,
 Life,
 Kellin,
 Edgar,
 Tom
2019-08-180060006₩10,000,000₩10,000,000₩10,000,000
LCK 2019 Summer
10 - 8Blanklogo std.pngRR

 CuVee,

 Roach,
 Peanut,
 SeongHwan,
 Kuzan,
 Fly,
 Rich,
 Ruler,
 Life,
 Edgar,
 oDin,
 TrAce
2019-03-310070007₩10,000,000₩10,000,000₩10,000,000
LCK 2019 Spring
5 - 13Blanklogo std.pngRR

 CuVee,

 Roach,
 Peanut,
 Fly,
 Ruler,
 Life,
 Edgar,
 oDin,
 TrAce
2018-12-310020002₩20,000,000$ 17,716.88€ 15,631.36
KeSPA Cup 2018
0 : 3Griffinlogo std.pngGRF

 CuVee,
 Roach,
 Peanut,
 Fly,
 Ruler,
 Life,
 Edgar,
 oDin,
 TrAce
2018-10-1401301613 - 16$80,625$ 80,625€ 69,901.31
Worlds 2018
1 - 5Blanklogo std.pngRR

 CuVee,
 Haru,
 Ambition,
 Crown,
 Ruler,
 CoreJJ,
 Edgar
2018-09-160010001
Korea Regional Finals 2018
3 : 0Kingzone DragonXlogo std.pngKZ

 CuVee,
 Ambition,
 Haru,
 Fly,
 Crown,
 Ruler,
 CoreJJ,
 Edgar,
 TrAce
2018-08-120050005₩15,000,000₩15,000,000₩15,000,000
LCK 2018 Summer Playoffs
0 : 2Afreeca Freecslogo std.pngAF

 CuVee,
 Ambition,
 Fly,
 Ruler,
 CoreJJ,
 Edgar,
 TrAce
2018-08-090040004
LCK 2018 Summer
13 - 5Blanklogo std.pngRR

 CuVee,
 Mong,
 Ambition,
 Haru,
 Fly,
 Crown,
 Ruler,
 CoreJJ,
 Edgar,
 TrAce
Total Prize:KRW 63,000,000 • USD 80,625

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