Toronto Defiant Join Overwatch League

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Toronto Defiant Join Overwatch League

Canadian OWL franchise revealed

Toronto’s Overwatch League expansion team, set to compete in the upcoming season of the competition, has just been revealed - the organisation’s branding, logo, name, as well as the official colour palettes were all unveiled at the official launch event at Berkeley Church in central Toronto just yesterday. 

‘We are thrilled to be celebrating the launch of the Toronto Defiant today in the best way we know how, side-by-side with our fans [...] We have a clear vision to build a world-class professional esports company in Toronto that will excite and inspire a new generation of fans in our market, across Canada, and around the globe.’

 - Chris Overholt, President and CEO, OverActive Media Group Inc.

All team operations are carried out by Splyce, an established esports brand, who picked up the Overwatch League slot back in August. The Toronto Defiant staff include: Marty ‘Lazerchicken’ Strenczewilk as CEO, Kyle ‘Novo’ McKitrick (Splyce GM), Beoumjun ‘Bishop’ Lee as Head Coach, General Manager Jaesun ‘Jae’ Won, Assistant Coach Yun ‘Bubbly’ Ho Cho, Strategic Coach Dongwook ‘Don’ Kim and Dennis 'Barroi' Matz as the team’s analyst.

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