Jin Air Green Wings

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Jin Air Green Wings
Jin Air Green Wings logo.png
Divisions StarCraft II
League of Legends
Location Korea

Jin Air Green Wings (진에어 그린윙스) is a Korean esports organization with teams competing in StarCraft II and League of Legends. It is the works team of Korean Air -subsidiary Jin Air. The League of Legends team competes in League of Legends Champions Korea, the highest level of LoL play in Korea. It was formed in November 2011 as a StarCraft: Brood War team when three Proleague teams - Hwaesung Oz, WeMade FOX and MBCGame HERO - disbanded, and was simply known as the 8th Team initially until South Korean budget airline Jin Air became its title sponsor in July 2013.

Formerly known as the 8th Team, it is one of the eight Korean e-Sports Association-recognized teams participating in Proleague.

League of Legends[edit]

Jin Air Green Wings is a Korean a professional gaming team based in South Korea. It is one of the seven KeSPA teams and is participating in SK Telecom LTE-A LoL Masters 2014.

Roster[edit]

  • Kim Jun young "SoHwan" (Top)
  • Jeon Ik-soo "ikssu" (Top)
  • Um Sung-hyeon "Umti" (Jungle)
  • Lee Sung hyuk "Kuzan" (Mid)
  • Park Jin-sung "Teddy" (AD Carry)
  • Oh Ji hwan "Raise" (Support)
  • No Hoei-jong "Snowflower" (Support)

Former[edit]

  • Yu Chang dong "Trace" (Top)
  • Park Tae jin "Winged" (Jungle)
  • Na Woo hyung "Pilot" (AD Carry)
  • Choi Sung ho "Chei" (Support)
  • Lee Un taek "Sweet" (Support)

Season 3[edit]

The Jin Air organization picked up the rosters of Eat Sleep Game and Hoon Good Day to form the Jin Air Green Wings Falcons and the Jin Air Green Wings Stealths respectively. Miso, Reapered, Raven, Roar and StarLast joined the Falcons and HooN, TrAce, ActScene, ŁØAÐ and IceBear joined the Stealths. Neither team managed to qualify for worlds.

2014 Season[edit]

A mixed Jin Air team participated at the SK Telecom LTE-A LoL Masters 2014 but they placed fifth in the regular season and missed playoffs. Neither the Stealths nor the Falcons managed to earn enough circuit points to qualify for the 2014 Season Korea Regional Finals so neither went to worlds.

2015 Season[edit]

Changes to the OGN rules forced both teams to merge to form the Jin Air Green Wings.[1] The roster consisted of TrAce, Chaser, Winged, GBM, Pilot, Cpt Jack, Chei, and XD. They placed fourth in the regular season of SBENU Champions Spring 2015 and qualified for the playoffs. However, they lost in the first round 3-0 to CJ Entus and placed fourth for the season. Jin Air placed sixth in the regular season of SBENU eChampions Summer 2015 and gained 10 circuit points but missed the playoffs. They had enough circuit points to qualify for the 2015 Season Korea Regional Finals where they made it to the finals but lost 3-1 to KT Rolster and barely missed out on worlds.

GBM was left off of the roster for KeSPA Cup 2015 and ultimately joined NRG eSports.[2] Jin Air played in the 2015 LoL KeSPA Cup where they lost 2-0 in the quarterfinals to CJ Entus.

Jin Air received an invitation to Intel Extreme Masters Season X - San Jose where they ended up finishing 5-8.[3]

2016 Season[edit]

In December 2016, Pilot and Blanc joined PSG eSports.[4]

StarCraft[edit]

Jang "Creator" Hyun-woo joined the team on November 17, 2015.[5]

Roster[edit]

  • Jang "Creator" Hyun Woo (Protoss)
  • Kim "Cure" Doh Wook (Terran)
  • Cho "Maru" Seong Ju (Terran)
  • Lee "Rogue" Byung Ryul (Zerg)
  • Kim "sOs" Yoo Jin (Protoss)
  • Cho "Trap" Sung Ho (Protoss)

Former[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Erzberger, Tyler "Fionn" (September 5, 2015). "Chains of Despair: the tale of the Jin Air Green Wings". TheScore eSports. Retrieved November 27, 2015.
  2. ^ Park, Paul (November 6, 2015). "GBM left off Jin Air Green Wings roster for KeSPA Cup". TheScore eSports. Retrieved November 27, 2015.
  3. ^ Doucet, Nic (October 8, 2015). "Jin Air Green Wings receive invite to IEM San Jose". Retrieved November 27, 2015.
  4. ^ Sparx, Joe (December 14, 2016). "PSG Esports Announce League of Legends Roster". Dexerto. Retrieved December 14, 2016.
  5. ^ Dunn, Connor (November 17, 2015). "Creator joins Jin Air Green Wings". Retrieved November 27, 2015.

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