The Los Angeles Valiant, one of Overwatch League's two LA-based teams, will debut in the first season of the league as part of the Pacific Division. Here's everything we know about them.
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LA Valiant team information
- Owners: Immortals
- Noah Winston of Immortals takes one of the LA slots. They're a relatively recent addition to the esports scene but have seen massive success across almost every relevant title - particularly League of Legends, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive and Dota 2. The group itself has investment from the same folks behind the Memphis Grizzilies and Linken Park.
- Division: Pacific
- Social links: Twitter
LA Valiant roster
The Valiant roster is constructed from a core of the Immortals Overwatch team, along with various additions for the new season to fill out the bench. It features North American, European, and Korean players and all of them have experience in high-performing pre-League teams or at the World Cup.
- Christopher 'GrimReality' Schaefer, DPS, USA
- Brady 'Agilities' Girardi, DPS, Canada
- Terrence 'SoOn' Tarlier, DPS, France
- Ted 'silkthread' Wang, DPS, USA
- Benjamin 'uNKOE' Chevasson, Support, France
- Stefano 'Verbo' Disalvo, Support, Canada
- Young-seo 'KariV' Park, Support, South Korea
- Kang-jae 'envy' Lee, Flex, South Korea
- Pan-seung 'Fate' Koo, Tank, South Korea
- Seb 'numlocked' Barton, Tank, United Kingdom
Josua 'dzMins' Kim takes the manager spot, while the team will be coached by Dong 'Ookz' Wook Kim and Henry 'Cuddles' Coxall. Both of them previous coached the Immortals team.
LA Valiant skins
The Valiant team skins and jersey use a green and black pallette. Here's the shots of their jersey and t-shirt:
Like all team jerseys and t-shirts, these are purchasable on the Blizzard gear store.