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Jin Air Green Wings
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Team Information
Location: South Korea South Korea
Coaches: Han Sang-yong
Lim "Ccomet" Hye-sung
Sponsor(s): Jin Air
Organization
Affiliated Teams (Former): Jin Air Green Wings Falcons
Jin Air Green Wings Stealths
History
Created: 2014-11-04
Social Media and Links
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Current Roster
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Jin Air Green Wings is a Korean a professional gaming team based in South Korea.

Originally, it was formed in November 2011 as a StarCraft: Brood War team when three Proleague teams - Hwaesung Oz, WeMade FOX and MBCGame HERO - disbanded, and was simply known as the 8th Team initially until South Korean budget airline Jin Air became its title sponsor in July 2013.

History

Season 3

The Jin Air organization picked up the rosters of Eat Sleep Game and Hoon Good Day to form the Jin Air Green Wings Falcons and the Jin Air Green Wings Stealths respectively. Miso, Reapered, Raven, Roar and StarLast joined the Falcons and HooN, TrAce, ActScene, ŁØAÐ and IceBear joined the Stealths. Neither team managed to qualify for worlds.

2014 Season

A mixed Jin Air team participated at the SK Telecom LTE-A LoL Masters 2014 but they placed fifth in the regular season and missed playoffs. Neither the Stealths nor the Falcons managed to earn enough circuit points to qualify for the 2014 Season Korea Regional Finals so neither went to worlds.

2015 Season

Changes to the OGN rules forced both teams to merge to form the Jin Air Green Wings. The roster consisted of TrAce, Chaser, Winged, GBM, Pilot, Cpt Jack, Chei, and XD. They placed fourth in the regular season of SBENU Champions Spring 2015 and qualified for the playoffs. However, they lost in the first round 3-0 to CJ Entus and placed fourth for the season. Jin Air placed sixth in the regular season of SBENU Champions Summer 2015 and gained 10 circuit points but missed the playoffs. They had enough circuit points to qualify for the 2015 Season Korea Regional Finals where they made it to the finals but lost 3-1 to KT Rolster and barely missed out on worlds.

2016 Preseason

In the offseason, Jin Air lost several players including starting toplaner TrAce, jungler Chaser, and midlaner GBM. With a roster consisting of rookie SoHwan and former substitutes Winged and Kuzan, as well as their existing botlane Pilot and Chei, they played in the 2015 LoL KeSPA Cup where they lost 2-0 in the quarterfinals to CJ Entus. Following that, they were invited to IEM San Jose where they were seeded into the semi-finals, but lost 2-0 to Counter Logic Gaming. TrAce rejoined Jin Air shortly after these tournaments.

2016 Season

Jin Air started the 2016 LCK Spring Split strong, notably upsetting reigning world champions SK Telecom T1 on the first week. For the majority of the split, Jin Air held onto second place only behind the ROX Tigers, but fell down to fourth by the end of the season. Still qualifying for the Spring Playoffs, they beat the Afreeca Freecs 2-0 before falling 3-1 to eventual winners SK Telecom T1. This gave them a fourth place finish for the split.

During the 2016 LCK Summer Split, Jin Air went 7-11 in series score, netting them seventh place overall in the split. This made them barely miss the 2016 LCK Summer Playoffs for the season. However, their fourth place finish from last season gave them a berth into the first round of the 2016 Season Korea Regional Finals. In a close set against the Afreeca Freecs, Jin Air was defeated 3-2, ending their season.

Timeline

  • 2017
  • 2016
  • 2015
  • 2014
  • 2013
  • January 13th, Sweet and UmTi are fined KRW 500,000 and ordered to complete 20 hours community service each for using harsh language.[1]
  • March 18th, Raise moves to jungler.
  • April 27th, Sweet leaves coaching role.[2]
  • May 18th, Ccomet joins as a coach.[3]

Player Roster

Active

R C ID Name Role
Current Official Residency South Korea ikssu Jeon Ik-soo (전익수) 01 Top
Current Official Residency South Korea SoHwan Kim Jun-yeong (김준영) 01 Top
Current Official Residency South Korea Raise Oh Ji-hwan (오지환) 02 Jungle
Current Official Residency South Korea UmTi Eom Seong-hyeon (엄성현) 02 Jungle
Current Official Residency South Korea Kuzan Lee Seong-hyeok (이성혁) 03 Mid
Current Official Residency South Korea Teddy Park Jin-seong (박진성) 04 AD
Current Official Residency South Korea SnowFlower No Hoi-jong (노회종) 05 Support

Former

C ID Name Role Next Team
South Korea Winged Park Tae-jin (박태진) 02 Jungle CJElogo std.png CJ Entus
South Korea TrAce Yeo Chang-dong (여창동) 01 Top Samsunglogo std.png Samsung Galaxy
South Korea Blanc Jin Seong-min (진성민) 03 Mid PSGlogo std.png Paris Saint-Germain
South Korea Pilot Na Woo-hyung (나우형) 04 AD PSGlogo std.png Paris Saint-Germain
South Korea Chei Choi Sun-ho (최선호) 05 Support H2klogo std.png H2k-Gaming
South Korea Sweet Lee Eun-teak (이은택) 05 Support
None
South Korea Chaser Lee Sang-hyun (이상현) 02 Jungle IMlogo std.png Incredible Miracle
South Korea Cpt Jack Kang Hyung-woo (강형우) 04 AD IMlogo std.png Incredible Miracle
South Korea GBM Lee Chang-seok (이창석) 03 Mid NRGlogo std.png NRG Esports
South Korea May Kang Han-wool (강한울) 06 Sub/Top HKESlogo std.png Hong Kong Esports
South Korea Sky Ha Neul (하늘) 06 Sub/Top 2144 Dlogo std.png 2144 Danmu Gaming

Organization

Current

C ID Name Position
South Korea Han Sang-yong (한상용) Head Coach
South Korea Ccomet Lim Hye-sung (임혜성) 11 Coach

Former

C ID Name Position Next Team
South Korea Sweet Chun Jung-hee (천정희) Coach YGlogo std.png Young Glory
South Korea Micro Kim Mok-kyoung (김목경) Coach IMlogo std.png Incredible Miracle

Team Achievements

In Premier Tournaments
Date Place Event Result Winnings
2017-04-27 Ogn logo.png I1Q LCK 2017 Summer Promotion 3 : 1 Kongdoo Monsterlogo std.png Kongdoo Monster
2017-04-02 Ogn logo.png A99th 2017 LCK Spring Season 4 : 14 Blanklogo std.pngGroup Stage (W/L) ₩ 10,000,000
2016-11-14 KeSPA logo small.png A55 - 8th 2016 LoL KeSPA Cup 1 : 2 ROXTlogo std.png ROX Tigers ₩ 5,000,000
2016-08-29 RpPoints.png A44th 2016 Season Korea Regional Finals 2 : 3 Freecslogo std.png Afreeca Freecs
2016-08-06 Ogn logo.png A77th LCK 2016 Summer Season 7 : 11 Blanklogo std.pngGroup Stage (W/L) ₩ 10,000,000
2016-04-15 Ogn logo.png A44th LCK 2016 Spring Playoffs 1 : 3 SKT1Logo std.png SK Telecom T1 ₩ 20,000,000
2016-04-09 Ogn logo.png A44th LCK 2016 Spring Season 10 : 8 Blanklogo std.pngGroup Stage (W/L)
2015-11-22 Esltumbnail.png A33 - 4th IEM Season X - San Jose 0 : 2 Clglogo std.png Counter Logic Gaming $ 5,000
2015-11-09 KeSPA logo small.png A55 - 8th 2015 LoL KeSPA Cup 0 : 2 CJElogo std.png CJ Entus ₩ 5,000,000
2015-09-05 RpPoints.png A22nd 2015 Season Korea Regional Finals 1 : 3 KTRolsterLogo std.png KT Rolster
2015-08-07 Ogn logo.png A66th LCK 2015 Summer Season 10 : 8 Blanklogo std.pngGroup Stage (W/L) ₩ 10,000,000
2015-04-17 Ogn logo.png A44th LCK 2015 Spring Playoffs 0 : 3 CJElogo std.png CJ Entus ₩ 20,000,000
2015-04-11 Ogn logo.png A44th LCK 2015 Spring Season 7 : 7 Blanklogo std.pngGroup Stage (W/L)
2014-06-08 Masters logo small.png A55th SK Telecom LTE-A LoL Masters 2014 2 : 4 Blanklogo std.pngGroup Stage (W/L) ₩ 5,000,000
In Major Tournaments
Date Place Event Result Winnings
2015-08-18 A11st Challengers Korea Summer 2015 Playoffs 3 : 1 IMlogo std.png Incredible Miracle ₩ 5,000,000

Articles

  • 2017
  • 2016
  • 2015
  • 2014

References

  1. Riot fines Umti, four LCK coaches and orders them to complete community service for saying bad words slingshotesports.com
  2. 진에어 천정희 코치, 승강전 끝으로 팀 떠났다 (Korean) fomos.kr
  3. Jin Air Greenwings' Tweet (Korean) twitter.com
  4. Official Roster List program.interest.me
  5. 2016 LoL KeSPA Cup 참가 팀 로스터 공개 e-sports.or.kr
  6. Jin Air Green Wings' Facebook Post facebook.com
  7. Raise's Tweet twitter.com
  8. Jin Air's Facebook Post (Korean) facebook.com
  9. 진에어 그린윙스, '익수' 전익수-'눈꽃' 노회종 영입... 2017 로스터 공개 (Korean) fomos.kr
  10. 진에어, 신예 정글러 '엄티' 엄성현 영입 (Korean) fomos.kr
  11. Sky to the Jin Air Green Wings liquidlegends.net
  12. Jin Air Green Wings's Facebook Post (Korean) facebook.com
  13. 지난 2015시즌 진에어 그린윙스 리그오브레전드 팀을 이끌었던 Trace 여창동, Chaser 이상현, Cpt Jack 강형우 선수와 계약을 종료하게 되었습니다. twitter.com
  14. Jin Air Green Wings's Facebook Post (Korean) facebook.com
  15. 진에어 그린윙스, '갱맘' 이창석 복귀 소식 알려 (Korean) inven.co.kr
  16. 진에어 그린윙스, LOL팀 영입해 선수단 규모 확대 (Korean) fomos.kr