Contenders Season 2 Korea runner-ups Kongdoo Panthera Kongdoo Panthera Inactive have announced their roster for Contenders Season 3 Korea. The seven-player roster includes six faces new to the organization.
#NEW_PANTHERA_ROSTER— teamKONGDOO (@teamKONGDOO) October 27, 2018
1번 🐆: ChoiSehwan @ChoiSehwan_ow
2번 🐆: MER1T @MER1T_ow
3번 🐆: Selly @Selly_ow
4번 🐆: True @True_0w
5번 🐆: Clelstyn @clelstyn_ow
6번 🐆: COSTOS @COSTOS_ow
7번 🐆: Shine @Shine_0w
While several members of the roster will be making their Contenders debut, a few of the team's additions bring experience to the team. Shine will be making his return to competitive Overwatch after previously playing for RunAway in APEX Seasons 1 and 2. Selly will return to the DPS role after briefly playing support for Meta Athena. Mer1t will join Contenders Korea after previously playing in Contenders Pacific with New Paradigm.
The players coming in are replacing a group of six Kongdoo Panthera players who were signed to Overwatch League teams. Decay and rOar were signed to the Los Angeles Gladiators, while DDing, Luffy, CoMa and YoungJIN were signed to the Shanghai Dragons.
The team will be coached by NoMi and Parrot. They are also replacing a coach signed to the Overwatch League after BlueHaS left KDP to join the Shanghai Dragons.
The new roster will compete in Contenders Korea Season 3. Season 3 begins in November.
- Choi "choisehwan" Se-Hwan (최세환) (DPS)
- Choi "Mer1t" Tae-min (DPS)
- An "Selly" Jeong-hwan (DPS)
- Cho "Clelstyn" Gun-hee (Flex Tank)
- "True" (Tank)
- Im "Costos" Min-taek (임민택) (Support)
- Kim "Shine" Min-hyeok (김민혁) (Support)
They are coached by:
- Kim "NoMi" Min-yong (Coach)
- Jo "Parrot" Min Jeong (Coach)