[Top 10] Overwatch Best Korean Players in the World Today

Overwatch Best Korean Players
An Overwatch League match between Philadelphia Fusion and London Spitfire

Few countries have produced as many Overwatch League, or OWL, stars as Korea. Even today Korean players still dominate the league from all roles. Let’s take a look at some of the best the country has produced and what they’ve been able to achieve on Overwatch’s biggest stage.

 

10. Libero

Name:Hae-seong Kim

Role:Dps flex

  • Wanted to become a doctor as a child
  • Loves watching Soccer

3rd place in OWL season 2019 with prize winnings of $450,000

Watch Libero in action

Twitter: https://twitter.com/Liberot99?s=09

Twitch: http://www.twitch.tv/liberot99?sr=a

9. Nenne 

Nenne in his New york Excelsior Jersey

Name:Jeong Yeon-kwan

Role:Hitscan DPS

  • Loves to sing and perform karaoke 
  • Learned to play video games from his dad

Got third place in OWL 2019 season with prize winnings of $450,000

Watch Nenne in action

Twitter: https://twitter.com/nenne_chu?s=09

Twitch: http://www.twitch.tv/nenne_ow?sr=a

8. Mano

Mano during a match for New York Excelsior

Name:Dong-gyu Kim

Role:Main tank

  •  Often doesn’t feel like the leader of his team even though his teammates see him as such
  • Feels as though he’s underrated in the public eye

Got third place in OWL 2019 season with prize winnings of $450,000

Watch Mano in action

Twitter: https://twitter.com/Mano_OWL?s=09

Twitch: http://www.twitch.tv/manoowl?sr=a

7. Ryuejehong

Ryujehong preparing for an OWL match for Seoul Dynasty

Name:Ryu Je-hong

Role:Support 

  • Went by the name Ninja while playing CS:GO
  • He used to be a tank main

Won both Overwatch world cup 2016 and 2017and made it to OWL playoffs where he had a prize winnings of $200,000

Watch Ryujehong in action

Twitter: https://twitter.com/ryujehongsexy?s=09

Twitch: Watch ryujehong with me on Twitch! http://www.twitch.tv/wpghd321?sr=a

6. Saebyeolbe

Saebyeolbe at an OWL match

Name: Jong-ryeol Park

Role:DPS

  • Used to be a professional bowler
  • His call name means “morning star rain”
  • Carries a picture of his wife for good luck

3rd Place in OWL 2019 season with a prize winnings of $450,000

Watch Saebyeolbe in action

Twitter: https://twitter.com/saebyeolbe?s=09

Twitch: http://www.twitch.tv/saebyeolbe?sr=a

5. Pine

Pine in his NYXL jersey

Name:Do-hyeon Kim

Role:DPS

Played team fortress 2 professionally before Overwatch

Went to Culinary school

Learned English through playing team fortress 2

3rd Place in OWL 2019 season with prize winnings of $450,000

Watch Pine in action

Twitter: https://twitter.com/tf2pine?s=09

Twitch: http://www.twitch.tv/tf2pine?sr=a

4. Carpe

Carp's headshot for Philadelphia Fusion

Name:Jae-hyeok Lee

Role:DPS

  • Is into speed speedskating and likely would've become a speedskater if not a professional gamer
  • Friends with Diem, who shares the other half of his namesake Latin phrase “Carpe Diem”, or seize the day

Second place in OWL inaugural season with prize winnings $400,000

Watch Carpe in action

Twitter: https://twitter.com/carpe_ow?s=09

Twitch: http://www.twitch.tv/carpe?sr=a

3. Jjonak

Jjonak in his New York Excelsior jersey

Name: Bang Sung-hyun

Role:Support

  • His hero is Ryujehong
  • His name stands for Jjomullak Nakji which translates to fumbling octopus

Got third place in 2019 OWL playoffs with a prize of $450,000

Twitter: https://twitter.com/JJoNakLove?s=09

Twitch: http://www.twitch.tv/jjonaklove?sr=a

2. Gesture

Gesture in his London Spitfire Jersey

Jae-Hee Hong Tank 

  • Before OWL he played professional League of Legends in Japan
  • Has played with Profit essentially since the beginning of Profit’s pro career

Won inaugural season of Overwatch on the London Spitfire with prize winnings of $1,000,0000

Watch Gesture in action

Twitter: https://twitter.com/gesture?s=09

Twitch: https://twitch.tv/gestureow/profile

1. Profit

Profit in London Spitfire Jersey

Name:Park Joon-Yeong

Role:DPS

  • He started his Pro career playing with Gesture in 2017 and now they lay in OWL together
  • Before OWL he won GC Busan Apex tournament, another pro Overwatch competition, and MVP

Won OWL’s Inaugural season on London Spitfire and got MVP prize winnings $1,000,000

Watch Profit in action

Twitter: https://twitter.com/ProfitOW?s=09

Twitch: http://www.twitch.tv/profitow?sr=a

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