SK Telecom T1 K

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SK Telecom T1 K
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Team Information
Org LocationSouth Korea South Korea
Region
KR
 Korea
SponsorSK Telecom
Pocari Sweat
New Balance
Corsair
History
CreatedDecember 13, 2012(2012-12-13)
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SK Telecom T1 K is a Korean multi-gaming organization founded in 2004. During OLYMPUS Champions Spring 2013, the team was given the nickname "Judgement Day" by DoA and MonteCristo to differentiate the team from their sister team SK Telecom T1 S, which they nicknamed "Terminator". Starting out as a team with strong individual skills that heavily focused on skirmishes, SK Telecom T1 K has grown to become a dominant, global power-house.

History

OLYMPUS Champions Spring 2013

While SK Telecom T1 itself is a well-established e-sports organization founded in 2004 by StarCraft: Broodwar titan Lim "`Slayers`Boxer" Yo-Hwan, SKT T1 #2 is a relatively new team formed in late-February 2013. Featuring rookie players bengi, Faker, and Piglet, as well as the experienced players in PoohMandu and Impact, they entered their first season in the OGN Champions League in OLYMPUS Champions Spring 2013. With more than half their roster unknown, they surprised many by taking first place in Group A which featured many powerhouse teams such as CJ Entus Blaze and Najin Sword. Rising from the unknown, Faker quickly made a name for himself in a game against MVP Blue where as LeBlanc, went 10-0-1 by 18 minutes and forced a surrender at twenty minutes. While their shotcalling has not been the best in team fights, they quickly make up for it with their fast-paced, aggressive early game, and has successfully picked off other teams with opposing styles, such as KT Rolster B in the quarter finals which many, including OGN casters Doa and MonteCristo,considered their 3-1 victory an upset. While they were thwarted away from their shot at a Royal Road by the hands of MVP Ozone in the semifinals 1-3, they were able to defeat CJ Entus Frost, a perennial powerhouse in the OGN leagues as well as the Season 2 World Runner-up, with a score of 3-0. While it was said that Frost was still suffering from the loss against their sister team Blaze in the semifinals, Judgement Day countered Frost's style deliberately by shutting down the Jungler, CloudTemplar alone in the jungle and avoiding massive team fights and instead forcing skirmishes, which took away from Frost's highly praised team fights (CloudTemplar playing a key part), which also fit well with the team's aggressive style.

With a third place finish, they were seeded into the upcoming HOT6iX Champions Summer 2013.

HOT6iX Champions Summer 2013

They would go into HOT6iX Champions Summer 2013 with high expectations for them, which they would live up to. They would cleanly win their group with a 3-0 showing, advancing to playoffs. Their first match was ironically against the previous SKT T1 lineup, now playing for Jin Air Greenwings Falcons. They would dominate their former brethren 3-0, advancing to the semis. They next faced the Spring champions, MVP Ozone. SKT T1 2 would cause some upsets by winning 3-1, overpowering the former champions in the games they won. The grand finals match would be against two of the most hyped rosters going into summer, with both revamping theirs; SKT T1 2 vs KT Rolster Bullets. It would prove to be a memorable grand finals, going the distance of all five maximum games to decide the winner. The fifth games would go to blind pick and lead to both teams' mids playing ZedSquare.png Zed, Faker for SKT T1 and Ryu for KT B. It would include amazing plays but one particular highlight for Faker.[1] The T1 2 team would conquer Bullets, becoming the prestigious Summer champions, winning fans worldwide and keeping a hope alive to possibly win a spot to play at the coveted Season 3 World Championship. The team's own mid player Faker would win the Season MVP prize. The team would next need to win Season 3 Korea Regional Finals in order to go to Worlds in Los Angeles. They would automatically advance to the finals round due to their 1st place finish in OGN Summer. They would go to win a rematch of the OGN Summer finals facing KT Bullets, winning 3-1, gaining a seed to play at the World Championships, along with NaJin Black Sword and Samsung Galaxy Ozone (formerly MVP Ozone).

Season 3 World Championship

SK Telecom T1 Season 3 World Champions lifting up the Summoner's Cup

At the S3 Championship in Los Angeles, SKT T1 2 would be placed into a group with NA favorite Team SoloMid, Europe 2nd seed Lemondogs, formidable OMG from China, and Wildcard winner GamingGear.eu. The team's performance from OGN Summer had made them an early favorite to win or at least advance to the finals going into the tournament with guest OGN analyst MonteCristo leading what would be called, the "Korean Hype Train." T1 2 seemed to live up to the hype as groups commenced, winning games in a convincing fashion with a record of 7-1, only dropping one game to OMG. Able to advance to the Quarterfinals, they would face Taiwanese champions, Gamania Bears and overwhelm them in the set 2-0. Next up for the team was their fellow Koreans, Winter OGN champions and #1 Korean seed, NaJin Black Sword. T1's performance leading up to the match put them as the favorites to win in an somewhat easy fashion as not many had seen NBS in a competitive nature for a few months. That was not the case however as the match turned out to be one of the best series so far in the tournament. Amazing play on each side led to the final 5th game, with T1 2 able to solidify a win, going 3-2 and advancing to the Staple Center huge stage for the Grand Finals versus Royal Club Huang Zu. Although SK Telecom T1 were favorites from the beginning to win the entire thing, Royal Club's showings against OMG and Fnatic had reputed them as foes able to take on the favorites. The Grand Final games would have explosive skirmishes and fights but T1 would continue their domination until the end of the tournament, winning 3-0, winning $1,000,000, and taking home the title of Season 3 League of Legends World Champions.

Timeline

  • 2014
  • 2013

Player Roster

SK Telecom T1 Season 3 World Championship Roster
Left to Right: Piglet, bengi, PoohManDu, Impact, Faker

Former

R C ID Name Role Next Team Joined Left
KR

Impact Jung Eon-yeong (정언영) 11Top Laner SK Telecom T1logo std.pngSK Telecom T1 2013-02-282013-02-28 2014-11-112014-11-??
KR

bengi Bae Seong-ung (배성웅) 12Jungler SK Telecom T1logo std.pngSK Telecom T1 2013-02-282013-02-28 2014-11-112014-11-??
KR

Faker Lee Sang-hyeok (이상혁) 13Mid Laner SK Telecom T1logo std.pngSK Telecom T1 2013-02-282013-02-28 2014-11-112014-11-??
KR

Piglet Chae Gwang-jin (채광진) 14Bot Laner Team Curselogo std.pngTeam Curse 2013-02-282013-02-28 2014-09-162014-09-16
KR

PoohManDu Lee Jeong-hyeon (이정현) 15Support Invictus Gaminglogo std.pngInvictus Gaming 2013-02-282013-02-28 2014-09-162014-09-16
KR

Casper Kwon Ji-min (권지민) 25Sub/Sup Samsunglogo std.pngSamsung Galaxy 2014-02-092014-02-09 2014-05-262014-05-26

Player LCK Participation

Player 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 Total
Spring Summer Winter Spring Summer Winter Spring Summer Spring Summer Spring Summer Spring Summer Spring Summer Spring
# Team # Team # Team # Team # Team # Team # Team # Team # Team # Team # Team # Team # Team # Team # Team # Team # Team
                                                                       
Bengi 20 SK Telecom T1logo std.png 18 SK Telecom T1logo std.png 15 SK Telecom T1logo std.png 11 SK Telecom T1logo std.png 10 SK Telecom T1logo std.png 29 SK Telecom T1logo std.png 38 SK Telecom T1logo std.png 17 SK Telecom T1logo std.png 14 SK Telecom T1logo std.png 172


Faker 20 SK Telecom T1logo std.png 18 SK Telecom T1logo std.png 15 SK Telecom T1logo std.png 11 SK Telecom T1logo std.png 10 SK Telecom T1logo std.png 24 SK Telecom T1logo std.png 32 SK Telecom T1logo std.png 51 SK Telecom T1logo std.png 46 SK Telecom T1logo std.png 45 SK Telecom T1logo std.png 55 SK Telecom T1logo std.png 53 SK Telecom T1logo std.png 25 SK Telecom T1logo std.png 50 SK Telecom T1logo std.png 455


Impact 12 Xenics Stormlogo std.png 5 Xenics Stormlogo std.png 20 SK Telecom T1logo std.png 18 SK Telecom T1logo std.png 15 SK Telecom T1logo std.png 11 SK Telecom T1logo std.png 10 SK Telecom T1logo std.png 91


Piglet 20 SK Telecom T1logo std.png 18 SK Telecom T1logo std.png 15 SK Telecom T1logo std.png 11 SK Telecom T1logo std.png 10 SK Telecom T1logo std.png 74


PoohManDu 12 Logo std.png 20 SK Telecom T1logo std.png 18 SK Telecom T1logo std.png 15 SK Telecom T1logo std.png 7 SK Telecom T1logo std.png 10 SK Telecom T1logo std.png 82


Casper 10 AHQLogo std.png 6 Jin Air Green Wingslogo std.png 6 Jin Air Green Wingslogo std.png 4 SK Telecom T1logo std.png 32 Samsunglogo std.png 21 Samsunglogo std.png 44 Samsunglogo std.png 42 Samsunglogo std.png 8 Samsunglogo std.png 1 Samsunglogo std.png 44 Jin Air Green Wingslogo std.png 218


For a full chart listing all LCK players, click here.
Only split games are listed. Last update: after LCK Spring 2019

Organization

C ID Name Position Next Team

L.i.E.S Choi Byoung-hoon (최병훈) Coach SK Telecom T1logo std.pngSK Telecom T1

KkOma Kim Jeong-gyun (김정균) 90Coach SK Telecom T1logo std.pngSK Telecom T1

Tournament Results

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

SK Telecom T1 K Tournament Results - Show Prize as (LocalUSDEuros)
DatePlPrizeEventLast ResultRoster
2014-08-300020002
Korea Regional Finals 2014
1 : 3Najin White Shieldlogo std.pngNJWS

 Impact,
 bengi,
 Faker,
 Piglet,
 PoohManDu,
 kkOma
2014-08-160050085 - 8₩10,000,000$ 9,700€ 7,300
Champions 2014 Summer
1 : 3Samsunglogo std.pngSSW

 Impact,
 bengi,
 Faker,
 Piglet,
 PoohManDu
2014-08-090010001₩5,000,000$ 4,500€ 3,500
NLB 2014 Summer
3 : 0Najin Black Swordlogo std.pngNJBS

 Impact,
 Bengi,
 Faker,
 Piglet,
 PoohManDu,
 kkOma
2014-05-140030003₩2,000,000$ 1,940€ 1,420
NLB 2014 Spring

 Impact,
 bengi,
 Faker,
 Piglet,
 PoohManDu,
 kkOma
2014-05-110010001$50,000$ 50,000€ 36,000
All-Star 2014 Paris
3 : 0Oh My Godlogo std.pngOMG

 Impact,
 bengi,
 Faker,
 Piglet,
 Poohmandu,
 kkOma
2014-04-160050085 - 8₩10,000,000$ 9,700€ 7,100
Champions 2014 Spring
1 : 3Samsunglogo std.pngSSO

 Impact,
 bengi,
 Faker,
 Piglet,
 Casper,
 PoohManDu
2014-01-250010001₩80,000,000$ 72,000€ 54,400
Champions 2014 Winter
3 : 0Samsunglogo std.pngSSO

 Impact,
 bengi,
 Faker,
 Piglet,
 PoohManDu,
 kkOma
Total Prize:KRW 107,000,000 • USD 50,000

as SK Telecom T1 2

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

SK Telecom T1 2 Tournament Results - Show Prize as (LocalUSDEuros)
DatePlPrizeEventLast ResultRoster
2013-08-310010001₩80,000,000$ 72,000€ 54,400
Champions 2013 Summer
3 : 2KT Rolsterlogo std.pngKT B

 Impact,
 bengi,
 Faker,
 Piglet,
 PoohManDu,
 kkOma
2013-06-290030003₩1,000,000$ 870€ 670 AMD-INVEN GamExperience
0 : 2MVPlogo std.pngMVP O

 Impact,
 bengi,
 Faker,
 Piglet,
 PoohManDu,
 kkOma
2013-06-150030003₩24,000,000$ 21,120€ 15,840
Champions 2013 Spring
3 : 0CJElogo std.pngCJ Frost

 Impact,
 bengi,
 Faker,
 Piglet,
 PoohManDu,
 kkOma
2013-03-23aaaaaaQ
Champions 2013 Spring Qualifiers
2 : 0Logo std.pngBEGG

 Impact,
 bengi,
 Faker,
 Piglet,
 PoohManDu
Total Prize:KRW 105,000,000

Highlight Videos

SK Telecom Movie 1

Interviews

2013

Gallery

Links

References