Samsung Galaxy (esports)

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Samsung Galaxy (Korean: 삼성 갤럭시) was a professional esports works team of the South Korean corporation Samsung Electronics. During its existence it had teams competing in League of Legends, StarCraft and StarCraft II.

Samsung Galaxy
Samsung Galaxy Pro-Game Team.png
Short nameSSG
Founded2013
Folded2017
LocationSouth Korea
PartnersSamsung Electronics
Websitewww.samsungkhan.co.kr Edit this at Wikidata
Samsung Galaxy players at the StarCraft II Proleague in 2012.

Samsung's League of Legends division was created on September 7, 2013, after MVP's two teams, MVP Blue and MVP White, were acquired by Samsung.[1] Samsung Galaxy White won the 2014 World Championship.[2][3] The two teams later merged and Samsung Galaxy went on to finish as the runners-up of the 2016 World Championship and the champions of the 2017 World Championship.

Former playersEdit

StarCraft IIEdit

 
Heo Yeong-Moo in 2012.

TerranEdit

  • Kim Ki-Hyun (June 6, 1993), known under the pseudonym Reality
  • Park Dae-Ho (December 20, 1992) known under the pseudonym TurN

ProtossEdit

  • Song Byung-Gu (August 3, 1988), known under the pseudonym Stork[gm], commonly abbreviated as Stork
  • Baek Dong-Jun (April 25, 1994), known under the pseudonym Dear[ScM], commonly abbreviated as Dear
  • Heo Yeong-Moo (May 3, 1989), known under the pseudonym Dream.t)JangBi, commonly abbreviated as JangBi. Heo Yeong-Moo won two back to back OSL Championships (OnGameNet Starleague) from 2011 to 2012. Both final matches were against Jung Myung-hoon from team SK Telecom T1
  • Yoo Byung-Joon (June 26, 1993), known under the pseudonym KT.MGW)Grape, commonly abbreviated as Grape. Byung-Joon now plays League of Legends under team Najin e-mFire as their midlaner Ggoong

ZergEdit

  • Lee Young Han (August 24, 1991), known under the pseudonym Shine
  • Kang Min-Soo (May 9, 1996), known under the pseudonym Solar
  • Shin No-Yeol (January 19, 1991), known under the pseudonym NsP_RorO, commonly abbreviated as RorO

League of LegendsEdit

Samsung GalaxyEdit

  •   Lee "CuVee" Seong-jin (이성진)
  •   Kang "Ambition" Chan-yong (강찬용)
  •   Kang "Haru" MinSeung (강민승)
  •   Lee "Crown" Min-ho (이민호)
  •   Park "Ruler" Jae-hyuk (박재혁)
  •   Lee "Stitch" Seung-ju (이승주)
  •   Jo "CoreJJ" Yong-in (조용인)
  •   Kwon "Wraith" Ji-min (권지민)

Samsung WhiteEdit

  •   Jang "Looper" Hyeong-seok
  •   Choi "DanDy" In-kyu
  •   Heo "PawN" Won-seok
  •   Gu "imp" Seung-bin
  •   Cho "Mata" Se-hyeong

Samsung BlueEdit

Tournament resultsEdit

StarCraftEdit

League of LegendsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "삼성전자, 갤럭시 프로게임단으로 새출발". This Is Game. September 7, 2013.
  2. ^ "Side by side comparison of 2014 World Champions Samsung White versus 2015 SK Telecom T1". Dot Esports. October 22, 2015. Retrieved August 4, 2019.
  3. ^ "One of these things is not like the others: Samsung's unlikely Worlds appearance". theScore esports. September 19, 2016. Retrieved August 4, 2019.
  4. ^ Lam, Kien. "SK Telecom T1 wins World Championship again". LoL eSports. Riot Games. Retrieved October 30, 2016.
Awards and achievements
Preceded by
SK Telecom T1
League of Legends World Championship winner
2014
Succeeded by
SK Telecom T1
Preceded by
SK Telecom T1
League of Legends Champions Korea winner
Spring 2014
Succeeded by
KT Rolster Arrows
Preceded by
SK Telecom T1
League of Legends World Championship winner
2017
Succeeded by
Invictus Gaming