MVP (Organization)

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MVP, in full Team MVP, is a Korean multigaming team consisting of members mainly from MVP Clan. Beginning as a StarCraft II team in late 2010 as the GSL began, it entered the Dota 2 arena in September 2013 on the same day its StarCraft II squad left the eSports Federation to eventually join KeSPA.

History[edit]

On December 15, 2010, Team MVP was officially recognized as a team by Korea StarCraft II Association.[1]

Between August 23, 2011 and April 17, 2012, MVP's StarCraft II team had a partnership with compLexity Gaming, and were known as coL.MVP.[2]

On March 2nd, 2012, Razer was announced as a team sponsor,[3] and a month later, shortly after the conclusion of the coL.MVP partnership, on April 19th, MVP partnered with Meet Your Makers. All MVP and Meet Your Makers members played under the tag MYM.MVP.

On September 1st, 2013 - Incredible Miracle, Prime, and MVP decided to leave the e-Sports Federation. All three teams eventually joined KeSPA and entered the 2014 Proleague.[4] On the same day, MVP announced their first Dota 2 team, with the signing of Team Ashu.[5] The team would play under the MVP HOT6ix tag. JeeF also joined the organization as Team Manager. Two months later, MVP announced the creation of a second Dota 2 team, to play under the tag MVP Phoenix.[6]

It was MVP Phoenix that would become the first Korean team to advance to an International when they qualified for Playoff Phase One at The International IV, defeating Virtus.pro before losing to Team Liquid. One year later, both MVP teams made the Main Event, and Phoenix made history after defeating defending champion Newbee and then Team Empire to finish in the Top 8. At The International VI, Phoenix became the first Korean team to earn a seed into The International's upper bracket and defeated OG in the upper bracket quarterfinals to secure another Top 8 finish.

Player Roster[edit]

Active[edit]

Active Squad
ID Name Position Join Date
South Korea Shuma Sagong Jaeyeong 1 2017-01-09 [7]
South Korea Doctor Son Kyung-il 2 2015-09-01 [8]
South Korea Light Jo Han-ul 3 2016-06-21
South Korea Grace Ha Tae-eun 5 2017-01-09 [7]
South Korea Hoonji Baek Ji-hun Sub 2016-06-21

Active[edit]

Active Squad
ID Name Position Join Date
Kyrgyzstan PuberrrR Meder Dyuşekeev 1 2017-??-??
Kyrgyzstan StormC4t- Duulat Subankulov 2 2017-01-02 [9]
Kyrgyzstan NapaleoshQa İlgiz Djunuşaliev 3 2017-01-02 [9]
Kyrgyzstan Blizzy Džoni Ri 4 2017-01-02 [9]

Organization[edit]

ID Name Position
South Korea Im Lim Hyeon Seok Head Coach / Manager

Trivia[edit]

  • Is the only Korean team to have won Premier team championships in StarCraft (2011 GSTL Season 1), League of Legends (OGN Club Masters) and Dota 2.
  • Despite MVP Phoenix being the Korean team in the field at TI4, their presence in Seattle still warranted a live SpoTV broadcast complete with a studio audience.[10]

Gallery[edit]

MVP Phoenix roster during the Shanghai Major

References[edit]

  1. StarCraft 2 Association - New Team Notice (Korean)
  2. coL.MVP partnership expansion announcement
  3. "Razer and Team MVP Fighting!". RazerZone.com, 2 March 2012. Thread on TeamLiquid.net
  4. IM, Prime, MVP out of eSF, SouL joins
  5. MVP announces Korean Dota 2 team
  6. GodBlessMali (2013-11-21). "Former fOu Superstar to Join MVP's Second Team". 2p.com. Retrieved 2013-11-23.
  7. 7.0 7.1 Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; no text was provided for refs named MVP_HOT6ix_merged_with_MVP_Aegis
  8. DOTA 2 MAJORS REGISTRATION
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 Gamerhcp (2 January 2016). "MVP accquires NoLifer5.Reborn as their new squad". LiquidDota. Retrieved 2 January 2016.
  10. The International IV Playoff Phase One Semifinals - Virtus.pro vs. MVP Phoenix - Game 2 (Korean VOD) YouTube (originally broadcast by SpoTV)