Newly formed team Bubble Burster Gaming Bubble Burster Gaming Contenders CN Rank #8 has announced that they will take the place of Team For Victory Team For Victory China Rank #1 in the upcoming season of Contenders China. In addition, they have announced their eight-man roster.
The roster is filled with Contenders experience from both Korea and China. BBG brings in Zihee and ANB (formerly known as WaiMai and 117, respectively), the support duo from Hero Taciturn Panther that finished in the quarterfinals of Contenders China Season 2 last year. Three players were brought in from O2 Blast O2 Blast Contenders KR Rank #2 — TTuba , Joy , and most notably climax , who led O2 to a grand finals appearance in Season 1 of Contenders Korea 2018 and 2019.
BBG also includes several rookies in their maiden voyage of Contenders. Tank player NoyA and support Zerrari have had no prior experience in Contenders. Jihun was reported to be trialling for O2 Blast, but also has no prior Contenders experience.
Their coaching staff also has several new faces on board. The only one with any Contenders experience is assistant coach Wavy , who was previously a manager for O2 Blast. Joining him are head coach BBGBoss and assistant coach Zinc . Finally, Romics and Chinese caster YoungJin will be managing the team.
Bubble Burster Gaming are one of three new teams joining Contenders China this season, with VT Gaming and Light Gaming also set on joining. Details on the upcoming season of Contenders China have not been announced yet.
- Maeng "climax" Ju-ho (맹주호) (DPS)
- Lee "TTuba" Ho-sung (이호성) (DPS)
- Kim "Jihun" Ji-hun (Tank)
- Chen "NoyA" Zhouye (陈周烨) (Tank)
- Gong "Zihee" Zixi (龚子熙) (Flex support)
- Kim "Joy" Dong-hyun (김동현) (Flex support)
- Huang "ANB" Ziyang (黄子洋) (Support)
- Li "Zerrari" Ruizhe (李睿哲) (Support)
Their coaching staff are: