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Team Information
Location: United States USA
Region: News Label - North America.png North America
Sponsor(s): DXRacer
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Created: 2016-05-23
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Phoenix1 was a North American team.


2016 Season

Phoenix1 was announced on May 23rd, 2016, as the team inheriting the NA LCS Summer Season seed previously belonging to Team Impulse.[1] On May 26th, their starting roster was announced and included zig, Brandini, Inori, Slooshi, Pirean, Mash, and Gate.[2]

Faced with visa problems for Inori, the team also added a substitute jungler Zentinel to their roster, who competed for them for the first three weeks of the LCS. In that time, Phoenix1 lost all of their series and won only two games total, cementing themselves in last place, behind Echo Fox. Their winless streak continued after Inori's return and through their first series of the fifth week, at which point they had a 3-18 game record and 0-9 series record. In the second series of that week, however, they picked up their first series win against Apex Gaming, with a comeback 2-1 victory after dropping the first game. After this first win, their record improved significantly, and in the second half of the season they went a combined 5-4 — not enough to keep them out of relegations, but enough to surpass both Echo Fox and NRG in the standings for a top seed in the promotion tournament, where they requalified for the LCS with an easy 3-0 win over Echo Fox.

2017 Season

On December 7th, 2016, Phoenix1 announced a revamped roster: Korean star mid laner Ryu and AD carry Arrow joined, along with veteran support Adrian.[3]

The team began the Spring Split looking much improved but not quite top tier, going 4-4 over the first four weeks and fluctuating between 3rd and 4th place. After that week, Inori took a leave of absence from the team due to "personal issues" and was replaced by veteran Cloud9 jungler Meteos. This addition seemed to be just what Phoenix1 needed, as they went 3-1 over the next two weeks. Adrian also left the team after week 6, but this did not stop their momentum, as he was capably replaced with the acquisition of Team Dignitas substitute support Stunt. After his arrival, Phoenix1 went on a four series winning streak to reach 11-5 and come within one game of a possible playoff bye before losing their final two games, finishing 11-7 and in 3rd place. Arrow was also named both the NALCS first team ADC and the MVP of the split.

In the playoffs, the team elected to start Inori against 6th seed Dignitas, despite him having only played three games since week 4. While he made a few shaky plays in the jungle, Inori and Phoenix1 easily swept Dignitas 3-0. Moving on to face Cloud9 in the semifinals, Phoenix1 elected to start rookie support Shady, who had also appeared in only three late season games, in place of Stunt. After two opening losses, Stunt and Meteos were subbed back in, but failed to reverse the team's fortunes in game 3, sending them to the 3rd place match against underdog FlyQuest. Despite the semifinals losses, Shady got the start in this series as well, and Phoenix 1 proceeded to come back and take third after going down 2-1 in the series.

In the midseason, Phoenix1 transferred Stunt to Immortals and named Shady as their starting support, as well as reaffirming that Inori would start in the jungle. Expected to be a strong contender to make Worlds, Phoenix1 got off to a horrible start in the Summer Split, losing all of their first six games. Criticism was especially directed at the duo of Arrow and Shady, both of whom were under performing in lane. After subbing in Meteos for week 2 failed to yield any positive results, 18 year old jungler MikeYeung, who had only graduated from high school the previous week, was made the starter and Shady was replaced by veteran support Xpecial. These changes failed to yield a win in week 3, but the team slowly improved after that, picking up their first win in week 4. Phoenix1 seemed to turn a corner in week 5, going 2-0 in series including a win over the first place Immortals, with hype building around MikeYeung due to his youth and outstanding performances on aggressive jungle champions.

This hype continued to build in Rift Rivals, the first international tournament for Phoenix1, which they had a spot in due to their 3rd place finish in the Spring. Despite their relatively unimpressive domestic record, Phoenix1 went 4-2 in the group stage, only missing out on advancing to the finals due to TSM going 5-1. Unfortunately, this would be the high point of the summer season for them, as Phoenix1 only managed two more wins upon returning to domestic play and finished 10th, sending them into the promotion tournament. MikeYeung, however, was still rewarded with the Rookie of the Split award.

In promotions, Phoenix1 was matched up against Challenger Series champions Gold Coin United due to finishing lower than Team Liquid. Phoenix1 won the first two games, then dropped the next two before recovering in the fifth game to pull out a series win. A 3-2 loss to Team Liquid in the next series sent them into the loser's bracket, but they managed to quickly sweep EUnited in the final round and retain their LCS slot. Despite staying in the LCS, however, their participation in the promotion tournament meant they forfeited their Spring Split championship points, robbing them of a chance at Worlds.


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  • 2016

Player Roster


R C ID Name Role Next Team Joined Left
Current Official Residency USA Allorim Kieran Logue 06 Sub/Top Echo Foxlogo std.png Echo Fox Academy 2017-06-03 2017-12-08
Current Official Residency South Korea Pirean Choi Jun-sik (최준식) 03 Mid SKT1Logo std.png SK Telecom T1 2017-07-21 2017-11-??
Current Official Residency USA Xpecial Alex Chu (朱啓恩) 05 Support Golden Guardianslogo std.png Golden Guardians Academy 2017-06-16 2017-11-??
Current Official Residency USA MikeYeung Mike Yeung 02 Jungle Team SoloMidlogo std.png Team SoloMid 2017-05-26 2017-11-23
Current Official Residency South Korea Ryu Yoo Sang-wook (유상욱) 03 Mid 100 Thieveslogo std.png 100 Thieves 2016-12-07 2017-11-22
Current Official Residency USA Meteos William Hartman 07 Sub/Jungle 100 Thieveslogo std.png 100 Thieves 2017-02-16 2017-11-22
Current Official Residency USA Wiggily Raymond Griffin 07 Sub/Jungle Cloud9logo std.png Cloud9 2017-??-?? 2017-11-22
Current Official Residency Poland SELFIE Marcin Wolski 08 Sub/Mid Cloud9logo std.png Cloud9 2017-07-26 2017-11-22
Current Official Residency South Korea Arrow Noh Dong-hyeon (노동현) 04 AD OpTic Gaminglogo std.png OpTic Gaming 2016-12-07 2017-11-21
Current Official Residency Canada zig Derek Shao 01 Top OpTic Gaminglogo std.png OpTic Gaming 2016-05-26 2017-11-20
Current Official Residency USA Shady Jordan Robison 10 Sub/Support Team SoloMidlogo std.png TSM Academy 2017-03-08 2017-11-20
Current Official Residency Iraq Inori Rami Charagh 02 Jungle Team Liquidlogo std.png Team Liquid 2016-05-26 2017-06-22
Current Official Residency South Korea Fixer Jeong Jae-woo (정재우) 10 Sub/Support SEA Serpentslogo std.png SEA Serpents 2016-07-07 2017-05-22
Current Official Residency South Korea Pirean Choi Jun-sik (최준식) 03 Mid Team EnVyUslogo std.png Team EnVyUs 2016-05-26 2017-05-15
Current Official Residency USA Stunt William Chen 05 Support Immortalslogo std.png Immortals 2017-03-08 2017-05-09
Current Official Residency USA Adrian Adrian Ma 05 Support Team Liquidlogo std.png Team Liquid 2016-11-22 2017-03-08
Current Official Residency USA Slooshi Andrew Pham 03 Mid Logo std.png Team 8.1 2016-05-26 2016-11-21
Current Official Residency Canada Mash Brandon Phan 04 AD Gold Coin Unitedlogo std.png Gold Coin United 2016-05-26 2016-11-21
Current Official Residency China Gate Austin Yu 05 Support Echo Foxlogo std.png Echo Fox 2016-05-26 2016-11-21
Current Official Residency USA Brandini Brandon Chen 06 Sub/Top Delta Foxlogo std.png Delta Fox 2016-05-26 2016-11-21
Current Official Residency USA Zentinel Kevin Pires 07 Sub/Jungle Tempo Stormlogo std.png Tempo Storm 2016-05-27 ???



C ID Name Position
USA Michael Moore Co-Owner & Managing Partner
USA Rob Moore Co-Owner
USA Jack Giarrapunto Co-Owner
China LovePentaKills Eric Ma General Manager
China Charlie Charlie Lipsie Director of Business Development


C ID Name Position Next Team
USA History Teacher Chad Smeltz 11 In-House Manager
USA Zyto Bryan Ybanes General Manager
USA TheAkiri Tyler Perron Assistant Coach Golden Guardianslogo std.png Golden Guardians
USA Reinfcmnt Matthew Edwards Performance Coach 100 Thieveslogo std.png 100 Thieves
South Korea Fly Kim Sang-chul (김상철) 11 Head Coach JAGlogo std.png Jin Air Green Wings
USA BonQuish Alec Warren 11 Head Analyst Gold Coin Unitedlogo std.png Gold Coin United
USA Caldo Jorge Calderon Social Media Coordinator Dignitaslogo std.png Team Dignitas
USA Saparino Brendan Franco Manager

Player LCS Participation

Player 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 EU NA Total
Spring Summer Spring Summer Spring Summer Spring Summer Spring Summer
# Team # Team # Team # Team # Team # Team # Team # Team # Team # Team
Gate 3 Team Impulselogo std.png 18 Team Impulselogo std.png 46 Phoenix1logo std.png 43 Echo Foxlogo std.png 43 Echo Foxlogo std.png 0 153 153

zig 39 Phoenix1logo std.png 41 Phoenix1logo std.png 45 Phoenix1logo std.png 0 125 125

Mash 28 GGULogo std.png 28 Team Coastlogo std.png 18 Team Coastlogo std.png 18 Team Impulselogo std.png 41 Phoenix1logo std.png 11 Echo Foxlogo std.png 0 144 144

Pirean 15 Team Impulselogo std.png 41 Phoenix1logo std.png
0 84 84
Inori 32 Phoenix1logo std.png 22 Phoenix1logo std.png
0 65 65
Zentinel 14 Phoenix1logo std.png 0 14 14

Slooshi 18 Team 8logo std.png 6 Team 8logo std.png 10 Phoenix1logo std.png 8 Team Liquidlogo std.png 0 42 42

Brandini 7 Phoenix1logo std.png 14 Echo Foxlogo std.png 0 21 21

Adrian 18 Team Impulselogo std.png 17 Team Impulselogo std.png 18 Immortalslogo std.png 43 Immortalslogo std.png
22 Dignitaslogo std.png 0 150 150
Ryu 18 H2k-Gaminglogo std.png 18 H2k-Gaminglogo std.png 12 H2k-Gaminglogo std.png 36 H2k-Gaminglogo std.png 41 Phoenix1logo std.png 39 Phoenix1logo std.png 84 80 164

Arrow 41 Phoenix1logo std.png 46 Phoenix1logo std.png 0 87 87

Stunt 1 Echo Foxlogo std.png
0 13 13
Meteos 28 Cloud9logo std.png 28 Cloud9logo std.png 28 Cloud9logo std.png 18 Cloud9logo std.png 10 Cloud9logo std.png 44 Cloud9logo std.png 19 Phoenix1logo std.png 3 Phoenix1logo std.png 0 178 178

Shady 3 Phoenix1logo std.png 13 Phoenix1logo std.png 0 16 16

Xpecial 28 Team SoloMidlogo std.png 28 Team SoloMidlogo std.png 28 Team SoloMidlogo std.png 28 Team Curselogo std.png 18 Team Liquidlogo std.png 18 Team Liquidlogo std.png 46 Apexlogo std 2.png 41 Dignitaslogo std.png 33 Phoenix1logo std.png 0 268 268

MikeYeung 36 Phoenix1logo std.png 0 36 36

Allorim 1 Phoenix1logo std.png 0 1 1

For a full chart listing all LCS players, click here.
Only regular season games are listed. Last update: after LCS Summer 2017

Team Achievements

In Premier Tournaments
Date Place Event Result Winnings
2017-08-13 LCS logo 25x25.png I1Q 2018 NA LCS Spring Promotion 3 : 0 EUnitedlogo std.png eUnited
2017-08-06 LCS logo 25x25.png B010th 2017 NA LCS Summer Regular Season 4 : 14 Blanklogo std.png Group Stage
2017-04-22 LCS logo 25x25.png A33rd 2017 NA LCS Spring Playoffs 3 : 2 FlyQuestlogo std.png FlyQuest $ 30,000
2017-03-26 LCS logo 25x25.png A33rd 2017 NA LCS Spring Regular Season 11 : 7 Blanklogo std.png Group Stage
2016-08-06 LCS logo 25x25.png I1Q 2017 NA LCS Spring Promotion 3 : 0 Echo Foxlogo std.png Echo Fox
2016-07-31 LCS logo 25x25.png A88th 2016 NA LCS Summer Regular Season 5 : 13 Blanklogo std.png Group Stage

Highlight Videos


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See Also


External Links


  1. 1.0 1.1 Phoenix1's Team Page
  2. 2.0 2.1 Phoenix1 replaces Team Impulse, picks up Gate, Mash, Slooshi, and more
  3. 3.0 3.1 Phoenix1 announces 2017 roster: Ryu, Arrow, Inori, Adrian, zig, and coach Fly
  4. TheAkiri's Tweet
  5. Phoenix1's Facebook Post
  6. Team Dignitas Facebook Post March 8, 2017
  7. Phoenix1 Twitter Post March 8, 2017
  8. Phoenix1's Facebook Post
  9. Team Envyus picks up Nisqy and Pirean for mid lane
  10. SEA Serpents purchase Thailand LCS spot, will bring in Emperor and Fixer
  11. Allorim's Tweet
  12. Phoenix1's Facebook Post
  13. Liquid`Inori and the Return of the 10 Man Roster
  14. Phoenix1's Tweet
  15. Phoenix1's Tweet
  16. Phoenix1 picks up SELFIE as a sub—potential replacement for Ryu
  17. Shady's Tweet
  18. Arrow's Tweet
  19. Xpecial's tweet
  20. 100 Thieves's Tweet
  21. Cloud9 Acquires Licorice, Wiggily, and Selfie for League of Legends
  22. Mike 'MikeYeung' Yeung joins TSM
  23. KeSPA's Facebook Post
  24. Echo Fox Announces Full 2018 League of Legends Roster
  25. Golden Guardians Announce North American League of Legends Championship Series Roster
  26. Zentinel's Tweet
  27. Zentinel's Tweet
  28. Zentinel's Tweet
  29. Shedding some light on my Phoenix1 situation
  30. Phoenix1 Adds New Staff Members
  31. Former KT Rolster Support Fixer joins Phoenix1
  32. Slooshi's Tweet
  33. Mash's Tweet
  34. Gate's Tweet
  35. Brandini's Tweet
  36. Adrian leaves Immortals, signs with Phoenix1
  37. BonQuish's Tweet
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