The New York Excelsior New York Excelsior OWL Rank #6 JJoNak Bang Sung-hyeon (방성현) flex support HOTBA Choi Hong-joon off tank Libero Kim Hye-sung (김혜성) dps Nenne Jeong Yeon-kwan dps Mano Kim Dong-gyu (김동규) tank ANAMO Jeong Tae-seong (정태성) support Mandu Kim Chan-hee (김찬희) support have signed flex DPS player Whoru to their roster.

There are now five DPS players on the Excelsior roster and 11 players overall. The team had five DPS players last year. They released one of those players, Fl0w3R, became a free agent earlier this season.

Whoru, like Fl0w3R before him, joins the Excelsior as a young DPS star entering his first year of eligibility in the Overwatch League. He made a name for himself as a DPS player for Lunatic-Hai during the APEX series and won two APEX championships with the team.

Later, Whoru found success with Fusion University and won three Contenders titles with the team in 2018. He was loaned to Meta Athena in 2019; he spent the first half of the year with them and spent the latter half with Skyfoxes.

The Excelsior are coming off their second straight top four finish in the Overwatch League. They finished third this past season after losing back-to-back matches in the winners final and the losers final of the bracket. They had the third best record in the regular season just a year after finishing the 2018 regular season with the league's best record.

They play their first match of 2020 February 8 against the Spitfire.

The New York Excelsior New York Excelsior OWL Rank #6 JJoNak Bang Sung-hyeon (방성현) flex support HOTBA Choi Hong-joon off tank Libero Kim Hye-sung (김혜성) dps Nenne Jeong Yeon-kwan dps Mano Kim Dong-gyu (김동규) tank ANAMO Jeong Tae-seong (정태성) support Mandu Kim Chan-hee (김찬희) support are:

  • Kim "Pine" Do-hyun (김도현) (DPS)
  • Kim "Libero" Hye-sung (김혜성) (DPS)
  • Park "Saebyeolbe" Jong Ryeol (DPS)
  • Jeong "Nenne" Yeon-kwan (DPS)
  • Lee "Whoru" Seung-joon (이승준) (DPS)
  • Choi "HOTBA" Hong-joon (Off-tank)
  • Kim "BiaNcA" Dong-wook (김동욱) (Off-tank)
  • Kim "Mano" Dong-gyu (김동규) (Tank)
  • Bang "JJoNak" Sung-hyeon (방성현) (Flex Support)
  • Jeong "ANAMO" Tae-seong (정태성) (Support)
  • Kim "Mandu" Chan-hee (김찬희) (Support)

Their coaches are:

  • Jeong "IMT" Yong-cheol (Head Coach)
  • Son "zet" Se-chul (Assistant Coach)
  • Lee "WhyNot" Ju-hyub (이주협) (Assistant Coach)
  • Park "Garrincha" Won-jin (Strategic Coach)