SK Telecom T1

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SK Telecom T1
SK텔레콤 T1
SK Telecom T1 logo.png
Nicknames SKT
Divisions League of Legends
Founded 2002
League League of Legends Champions Korea
Team history SK Telecom T1 K
Based in Seoul
Location South Korea
Arena Yongsan e-Sports Stadium (Nexon Arena)
Colors Red and yellow
Owner SK Telecom
Head coach Kim Jung-Gyun
Championships Worlds: 2013, 2015, 2016
MSI: 2016, 2017
League titles LCK: 2015 Summer, 2015 Spring, 2013-4 Winter, 2013 Summer
Local media Ongamenet
Partners SK Telecom, Douyu TV, Twitch, ROG, Razer, KLEVV, Dong-A Otsuka [1]
Website www.sksports.net

SK Telecom T1 is a works team of the South Korean telecommunications company SK Telecom. At the end of 2003, SK Telecom took the StarCraft Team Orion (formerly 4U) by Lim "BoxeR" Yo-Hwan under contract and set up the team under the conglomerate's banner. Lim Yo-Hwan took the role of team captain.[2] SK Telecom T1 is part of SK Sports, including the baseball team SK Wyverns from Incheon, the basketball team SK Knights in Seoul and Olympic champion Park Tae-Hwan.[3] The team is also sponsored by apparel company New Balance, fast-food restaurant Kraze,[citation needed] and pharmaceutical companies Dong-A and Otsuka. SKT's League of Legends team won the 2013, 2015, 2016 League of Legends World Championships.

Tournament results[edit]

StarCraft I[edit]

Year Event Season Place Game Result
2003 KTF EVER Cup 1st SKT x Woongjin Stars 3–0
2003–2004 LG IBM MBC Team League 1st SKT x KTF MagicNs 3–2
2004 Tucsan MBCGame Team League I 1st SKT x Suma GO 4–3
Team League II 1st 4–3
2005 SKY Season 1 1st SKT x KTF MagicNs 4–2
Season 2 1st SKT x Samsung KHAN 4–2
Grand Final 1st SKT x KTF MagicNs 4–3
2006 Season 1 1st SKT x MBC Game Hero 3–0
Grand Final 2nd 3–0
2008–2009 Shinhan Bank 1st SKT x Hwaseung Oz 2–0
2009–2010 2nd SKT x KT Rolster 4–2
2010-2011 Winners League 1st 4–3
Shinhan Bank Grand Final 2nd 4–3
2011–2012 SK Planet Proleague 1st 4–3

StarCraft II[edit]

Year Event Place Winnings
2012 WCS 2012: Asia 1st $ 24,000,00
GSL Season 4 2012 (Code S) 3rd ₩ 5,000,000
Auction All-Kill OSL 2012 1st ₩ 40,000,000
MLG vs Proleague Invitational 2012 1st $ 10,000,00
WCS 2012: Global Finals 3rd $ 16,000,00
2013 IEM VII - Katowice 3rd $ 1,700,00
WCS Korea 2013 Season 2 Premier 2nd $ 12,000,00
WCS Korea 2013 Season 3 Premier 2nd $ 12,000,00
StarsWar League Season 3 1st $ 10,000,00
Red Bull Battle Grounds: Grand Finals New York 2013 1st $ 20,000.00
WCG 2013 3rd $ 7,500,00
GSL Hot6ix Cup 2013 1st ₩ 20,000,000
2014 Proleague 2014 Round 1 2nd ₩ 5,000,000
IEM VIII - Cologne 3rd $ 2,000.00
WCS Korea 2014 Season 1 Premier 2nd $ 15,000,000
GSL Global Championship 2014 2nd $ 3,780.00
Proleague 2014 Round 3 1st ₩ 15,000,000
WCS Korea 2014 Season 2 Premier 2nd ₩ 15,000,000
1st ₩ 70,000,000
Proleague 2014 Round 4 2nd ₩ 5,000,000
Proleague 2014 Playoffs 2nd ₩ 20,000,000
KeSPA Cup 2014 3rd ₩ 5,000,000
DreamHack Stockholm 2014 (SC2) 2nd $ 5,000.00
WCS Korea 2014 Season 3 Premier 2nd ₩15,000,000
1st ₩ 70,000,000
WCS 2014 Global Finals 3rd $ 15,000,00
2015 Proleague 2015 Round 1 1st ₩ 15,000,000
IEM IX - World Championship 3rd $ 7,000,00
2015 StarCraft II StarLeague Season 1 2nd ₩ 10,000,000
KeSPA Cup Season 1 2015 2nd ₩ 5,000,000
2015 StarCraft II StarLeague Season 2 (Main Event) 1st ₩ 40,000,000
2nd ₩10,000,000
Proleague 2015 Round 3 1st ₩ 15,000,000
Leifeng Cup Monthly #3 1st $ 3,000,00
2nd $ 500,00
KeSPA Cup Season 2 2015 2nd ₩ 5,000,000
1st ₩ 10,000,000
3rd ₩ 2,000,000
IEM X - Shenzhen 1st $ 10,000,00
IEM X - gamescom 2nd $ 4,000,00
1st $ 10,000,00
MSI Masters Gaming Arena 2015 (SC2) 3rd $ 2,000,00
Proleague 2015 Round 4 2nd ₩ 5,000,000
ASL Season 5 Prime 1st $ 2,000,00
GSL Season 3 2015 (Code S) 1st ₩ 40,000,000
Proleague 2015 Playoffs 1st ₩ 50,000,000
WCS 2015 Global Finals 3rd $ 15,000,00
2016 Proleague 2016 Round 1 1st ₩ 15,000,000
2016 StarCraft II StarLeague Season 1 1st ₩ 40,000,000
Leifeng Cup #145 2nd $ 400.00
WCS 2016: Korean Cross Finals Season 1 2nd ₩ 5,000,000
SHOUTcraft Kings July 2016 1st $ 1,750,00
GSL Season 2 2016 (Code S) 3rd ₩ 9,000,000
2016 StarCraft II StarLeague Season 2 2nd ₩ 20,000,000
3rd ₩ 9,000,000
WCS 2016: Korean Cross Finals Season 2 1st ₩ 2,500,000
1st ₩ 20,000,000
OlimoLeague Week #75 1st ₩ 150,000
OlimoLeague October 2016 1st ₩ 500,000
WCS 2016 Global Finals 2nd $ 100,000,00
OlimoLeague Grand Final 1st $ 3,000,00
VSL Team League 2nd ₩ 1,200,000
1st ₩ 3,000,000
Leifeng Cup #157 1st $ 1,400.00

League of Legends[edit]

League of Legends World Championship[edit]

Year Event Season Place Game Result Winnings
2017 League of Legends World Championship Season 7 2nd SKT x Samsung Galaxy 0:3 $ 554,000
2016 Season 6 1st SKT x Samsung Galaxy 3:2 $ 2,680,000
2015 Season 5 1st SKT x Koo Tigers 3:1 $ 1,000,000
2013 Season 3 1st SKT x Royal Club 3:0 $ 1,000,000

MSI[edit]

Year Event Place Game Result Winnings
2017 Mid-Season Invitational 1st SKT x G2 3:1
2016 1st SKT x CLG 3:0 $ 250,000
2015 2nd SKT x EDG 2:3 $ 50,000

IEM - World Championship[edit]

Year Event Season Place Game Result Winnings
2016 IEM - World Championship Season X 1st SKT x Fnatic 3:0 $ 50,000
2012 Season VII 1st SKT x Fnatic 2:1 $ 15,500

LCK[edit]

  • Playoffs
Year Event Place Game Result Winnings
2017 LCK Spring 1st SKT x KT Rolster 3:0 ₩ 100,000,000
2016 1st SKT x ROX Tigers 3:1 ₩ 100,000,000
2015 1st SKT x GE Tigers 3:0 ₩ 100,000,000
Year Event Place Game Result Winnings
2017 LCK Summer 2nd SKT x LongZhu 1:3 ₩ 60,000,000
2016 3rd SKT x KT Rolster 2:3 ₩ 30,000,000
2015 1st SKT x KT Rolster 3:0 ₩ 100,000,000
  • Split
Year Event Place Games Result Winnings
2017 LCK Spring 1st Group Stage/Round Robin (W/L) 16 - 2
2016 3rd Group Stage/Round Robin (W/L) 12 - 6
2015 2nd Group Stage/Round Robin (W/L) 11 - 3
Year Event Place Game Result Winnings
2017 LCK Summer 4th Group Stage/Round Robin (W/L) 13 - 5
2016 2nd Group Stage/Round Robin (W/L) 13 - 5
2015 1st Group Stage/Round Robin (W/L) 17 - 1

All-Star[edit]

Year Event Place Player Team Result Runner up
2016 All-Star Barcelona 2016 2nd Faker Team Fire 850 : 1100 Team Ice
2015 All-Star Los Angeles 2015 1st Team Fire 1075 : 875 Team Ice
All-Star Los Angeles 2015 - Regional Match Playoffs 1st LCK All-Stars 2 : 0 LCS EU All-Stars
All-Star Los Angeles 2015 - All-Star All-Stars 2nd Team Fire L - W Team Ice
All-Star Los Angeles 2015 - Assassin Mode 1st Team Fire W - L Team Ice
All-Star Los Angeles 2015 - Pick 10 2nd LCK All-Stars L - W LPL All-Stars

KeSPA Cup[edit]

Year Event Place Game Result Winnings
2016 2015 LoL KeSPA Cup 3rd SKT x ROX Tigers 0:2 ₩ 10,000,000
2015 3rd SKT x Ever 0:2 ₩ 10,000,000

Rift Rivals[edit]

Year Event Place Team Result Runner-up
2017 Rift Rivals 2017 2nd LCK 1:3 LPL

Others[edit]

Year Event Place Game Result Winnings
2014 2014 Korea Regional Finals 2nd SKT x Najin White Shield 1:3
ITENJOY NLB Summer 2014 1st SKT x Najin Black Sword 3:0 ₩ 5,000,000
HOT6iX Champions Summer 2014 5th SKT x Samsung Galaxy White 1:3 ₩ 10,000,000
bigfile NLB Spring 2014 3rd SKT x KT Rolster Bullets 3:0 ₩ 2,000,000
All-Star 2014 1st SKT x OMG 3:0 $ 50,000
SK Telecom LTE-A LoL Masters 2014 2nd SKT x Samsung Galaxy 0:3 ₩ 20,000,000
HOT6iX Champions Spring 2014 5th SKT x Samsung Galaxy Ozone 1:3 ₩ 10,000,000
PANDORA.TV Champions Winter 1st 3:0 ₩ 80,000,000
2013 2013 WCG Korea Qualifiers 3rd SKT x Samsung Galaxy Blue 0:2
2013 Korea Regional Finals 1st SKT x KT Rolster Bullets 3:1 S3WC Qualification
HOT6iX Champions Summer 2013 1st 3:2 ₩ 80,000,000
AMD-INVEN GamExperience 3rd SKT x MVP Ozone 0:2 ₩ 1,000,000
OLYMPUS Champions Spring 2013 3rd SKT x CJ Entus Frost 3:0 ₩ 24,000,000
Year Event Award Team
2016 2016 Korea e-Sports Awards
  • Best e-Sports Team of the Year Award
  • LoL Best Leadership Award Choi Byeong-hoon (최병훈)
SK Telecom T1

Individuals[edit]

  • Huni
Year Event Award Team
2017 2017 LCK Spring KDA Leader (Top) SK Telecom T1
  • Peanut
Year Event Award Team
2017 2017 LCK Spring
  • Final MVP
  • KDA Leader (Jungle)
SK Telecom T1
  • Faker
Year Event Award Team
2017 The Game Awards Player of Year SK Telecom T1
2017 LCK Spring KDA Leader (Mid)
2016 2016 Korea e-Sports Awards
  • LoL Best Player Award
  • LoL Popularity Award
  • Grand Prize
2016 World Championship MVP
2015 2015 Korea e-Sports Awards
  • Best League of Legends Player
  • Korea Esports Player of the Year
  • Most Popular Player
2015 LCK Summer Finals MVP
2014 HOT6iX Champions Summer 2013
  • Finals MVP
  • KDA Leader (Mid)
2013 Korea e-Sports Awards Mid MVP Award
2013 PANDORA.TV Champions Winter
  • KDA Leader (Mid)
  • MVP
  • Bang
Year Event Award Team
2017 2017 LCK Spring KDA Leader (AD Carry) SK Telecom T1
2016 2016 Korea e-Sports Awards LoL Popularity Award
2016 LCK Summer KDA Leader (AD Carry)
2015 Korean Esports Awards 2015 Most Popular Player
  • Wolf

Year Event Award Team
2017 2017 Mid-Season Invitational MVP SK Telecom T1
2017 LCK Spring KDA Leader (Support)
2016 2016 Korea e-Sports Awards LoL Popularity Award
2016 LCK Summer KDA Leader (Support)
2015 Korean Esports Awards 2015 Most Popular Player
2015 LCK Summer KDA Leader (Support)
2015 LCK Spring

Roster[edit]

League of Legends[edit]

SK Telecom T1 League of Legends team at the World Championship 2013
Position Player[4]
Top Park "Thal" Kwon-hyuk (박권혁)
Jungle Park "Blossom" Beom-chan (박범찬)
Mid Lee "Faker" Sang-hyeok (이상혁)
AD Carry Bae "Bang" Jun-sik (배준식)
Support Lee "Wolf" Jae-wan (이재완)
Sub Top Park "Untara" Ui-jin (박의진)
Sub Jungle Kang "Blank" Sun-gu (강선구)
Sub Mid Choi "Pirean" Jun-sik (최준식)
Sub Ad Carry Han "Le0" Kyeo-re (한겨레)
Sub Support Lee "Effort" Sang-ho (이상호)
Head Coach Kim "kkOma" Jeong-gyun (김정균)
Assistant Coach Bae "Bengi" Seong-ung (배성웅)
Assistant Coach Lee "PoohManDu" Jeong-hyeon (이정현)

Former[edit]

Position Coach
Head Choi "cCarter" Byeong-hoon (최병훈)
Assistant Jung "RapidStar" Min-sung (정민성)

Former[edit]

Position Player[5]
Top Heo "Huni" Seunghoon (허승훈)
Jungler Han "Peanut" Wang-ho (한왕호)
Sub Mid Kim "Sky" Ha-neul (김하늘)
Sub Top Kim "Profit" Joon-hyung (김준형)
Support Kim "TaeHoon" Tae-hoon (김태훈)
Top Lee "Duke" Ho-Seong (이호성)
Mid Lee "Scout" Ye-chan (이예찬)
Top Jang "MaRin" Gyeong-Hwan (장경환)
Jungler Im "Tom" Jae-hyeon (임재현)
Mid Lee "Easyhoon" Ji-hoon (이지훈)
Support Lee "Piccaboo" Jong-Beom (이종범)
Top Jung "Impact" Eon-yeong (정언영)
AD Carry Chae "Piglet" Gwang-jin (채광진)
Support Lee "PoohManDu" Jeong-hyeon (이정현)
Support Kwon "Casper" Ji-min (권지민)

Literature[edit]

Lim Yo-Hwan, Crazy as Me(임요환,나만큼 미쳐봐), 2004, Bookroad, ISBN 89-91239-15-3 (03810)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Partner". Official SKT T1 website. n.d. 
  2. ^ Lim Yo-Hwan,Crazy as Me(임요환,나만큼 미쳐봐), 2004, Bookroad, ISBN 89-91239-15-3 (03810)
  3. ^ SK Sports: 스포츠 팬 을 향한 행복 날개: SK 스포츠단
  4. ^ "리그 오브 레전드". kr.leagueoflegends.com. Retrieved 2016-05-15. 
  5. ^ "리그 오브 레전드". kr.leagueoflegends.com. Retrieved 2016-05-15. 

External links[edit]

Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Taipei Assassins
Samsung Galaxy White
League of Legends World Championship winner
2013
20152016
Succeeded by
Samsung Galaxy White
Samsung Galaxy
Preceded by
EDward Gaming
Mid-Season Invitational winner
2016 - 2017
Succeeded by
Royal Never Give Up
Preceded by
MVP Ozone
KT Rolster Arrows
ROX Tigers
League of Legends Champions Korea winner
Summer 2013 – Winter 2013–2014
Spring 2015 – Summer 2015 – Spring 2016
Spring 2017
Succeeded by
Samsung Galaxy Blue
ROX Tigers
Longzhu Gaming
Preceded by
Team SoloMid
Intel Extreme Masters World Championship winner
Season VII (2012) – Season X (2016)
Succeeded by
Flash Wolves