SK Telecom T1

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Not to be confused with SK Gaming.
SK Telecom T1
SK텔레콤 T1
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Location South Korea
Founded 2002
Sponsors SK Telecom
Website www.sksports.net
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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 so that the team First. Lim Yo-Hwan took the role of team captain.[1] 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.[2] 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 LoL team, anchored by mid-laner Lee "Faker" Sang-hyeok, won the 2013 and 2015 League of Legends World Championships and is considered one of the best teams of all time. At the 2016 Mid-Season Invitational (MSI), SKT T1 placed 1st in worldclass again.[3]

Tournament results[edit]

StarCraft I[edit]

  • 1st 2003 Ongamenet KTF Ever Cup Proleague
  • 1st 2003-2004 LG IBM MBCGame Team League
  • 1st 2004 Tucsan MBCGame Team League
  • 1st 2005 SKY Proleague
  • 1st 2007-2008 Minor League
  • 1st 2008-2009 Shinhan Bank Proleague
  • 1st 2009 Minor League
  • 1st 2011 Shinhan Bank Winners League
  • 1st Kevin lingdao le SKT 1

StarCraft II[edit]

  • 1st 2015 SK Telecom Proleague

League of Legends[edit]

SK Telecom T1
Nicknames SKT
Sport League of Legends
Founded December 2012
League League of Legends Champions Korea
Team history SK Telecom T1 K
Based in Seoul
Arena Yongsan e-Sports Stadium
Colors Red and yellow
Owner(s) SK Telecom
Head coach Choi "L.i.E.S" Byoung-hoon
Kim "kkOma" Jeong-gyun
Championships Worlds: 2013, 2015
MSI: 2016
Local media Ongamenet

Roster[edit]

StarCraft II[edit]

Nat. Race Player
South Korea Terran Lee "INnoVation" Sin-hyeong (이신형)
South Korea Terran Kim "Sorry" Ji-seong (김지성)
South Korea Terran Cho "Dream" Joong-hyeok (조중혁)
South Korea Terran Um "DynaMite" Ji-hun (엄지헌)
South Korea Protoss Kim "Classic" Do-woo (김도우)
South Korea Protoss Kim "Billowy" Do-gyeong (김도경)
South Korea Protoss Park "Zoun" Han-sol (박한솔)
South Korea Zerg Eo "soO" Yoon-soo (어윤수)
South Korea Zerg Park "Dark" Ryeong-woo (박령우)
South Korea Zerg Kim "Impact" Jun-hyeok (김준혁)

[4]League of Legends[edit]

SK Telecom T1 League of Legends team at the World Championship 2013
Nat. Position Player
South Korea Top Lee "Duke" Ho-Seong (이호성)
South Korea Jungle Bae "Bengi" Seong-ung (배성웅)
South Korea Mid Lee "Faker" Sang-hyeok (이상혁)
South Korea AD Carry Bae "Bang" Jun-sik (배준식)
South Korea Support Lee "Wolf" Jae-wan (이재완)
South Korea Sub Jungle Kang "Blank" Sun-gu (강선구)
South Korea Coach Choi "L.i.E.S" Byoung-hoon (최병훈)
South Korea Coach Kim "KkOma" Jeong-gyun (김정균)

Former[edit]

Nat. Position Player
South Korea Top Jang "MaRin" Gyeong-Hwan (장경환)
South Korea Top Jung "Impact" Eon-yeong (정언영)
South Korea Jungle Cho "H0R0" Jae-hwan (조재환)
South Korea Jungle Im "T0m" Jae-hyeon (임재현)
South Korea Mid Lee "Easyhoon" Ji-hoon (이지훈)
South Korea AD Carry Chae "Piglet" Gwang-jin (채광진)
South Korea Support Lee "PoohManDu" Jeong-hyeon (이정현)

Literature[edit]

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lim Yo-Hwan,Crazy as Me(임요환,나만큼 미쳐봐), 2004, Bookroad, ISBN 89-91239-15-3 (03810)
  2. ^ SK Sports: 스포츠 팬 을 향한 행복 날개: SK 스포츠단
  3. ^ Choi, Min Sook. "‘화룡점정’ SK텔레콤, MSI 우승으로 LoL 그랜드 슬램 달성(종합)". 2016-05-15. Retrieved 2016-05-15. 
  4. ^ "리그 오브 레전드". kr.leagueoflegends.com. Retrieved 2016-05-15. 

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Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Taipei Assassins
Samsung Galaxy White
League of Legends World Championship winner
2013
2015
Succeeded by
Samsung Galaxy White
Incumbent
Preceded by
EDward Gaming
Mid-Season Invitational winner
2016
Succeeded by
Incumbent
Preceded by
MVP Ozone
KT Rolster Arrows
League of Legends Champions Korea winner
Summer 2013 – Winter 2013–2014
Spring 2015 – Spring 2016
Succeeded by
Samsung Galaxy Blue
Incumbent
Preceded by
Team SoloMid
Intel Extreme Masters World Championship winner
Season X (2016)
Succeeded by
Incumbent