“Boston has long had a reputation for challenging the status quo. It’s in this spirit that we are proud to announce the Boston Uprising, a name which evokes resilience and determination”
Boston Uprising were one of the first teams to be announced for The Overwatch League. Owned by Robert Kraft, the CEO of manufacturing giants, Kraft, the team will represent Boston in the coming season.
They play in the Atlantic Division in a blue, black and yellow kit. Their eclectic group of players features talent from South Korea, North America and Europe.
DPS – Dreamkazper
Jonathan “DreamKazper” Sanchez is an American DPS player for Boston Uprising. He left former team Tempo Storm for The Overwatch League back in July 2017. He runs a range of DPS heroes including Genji, McCree, Hanzo and Widowmaker.
DPS – Mistakes
Stanislav “Mistakes” Danilov is a Russian DPS player who specialises in Tracer. He joined Boston Uprising after leaving 123 in August 2017.
DPS – Striker
Nam-joo “Striker” Kwon is a Korean DPS player for the Boston Uprising who joined The Overwatch League side from Korean side, ROX Orcas.
He is a flexible DPS player perhaps best utilised in DPS heroes like McCree and Widowmaker.
Tank – Gamsu
Yeong-jin “Gamsu” Noh is a Korean tank player who joined the Boston Uprising from Korean side, CONBOX. He’s a flexible tank player but tends to stick to Winston and Reinhardt.
Support – Avast
Connor “Avast” Prince is an American Lucio player who was a part of the Luminosity Gaming Evil side which reached the quarterfinals in Overwatch Contenders Season Zero: North America.
Support – Kellex
Kristian “Kellex” Keller is a Danish support player who joined the Boston Uprising from Danish side, Team Singularity. He also plays Lucio but can flex onto Zenyatta.
Support – Snow
Mikias “Snow” Yohannes is an Ethiopian support player for the Boston Uprising. Snow joined the Overwatch League from Canadian side, Toronto Esports and specialises in Ana and Mercy.
Flex – Kalios
Woo-yeol “Kalios” Shin is a Korean flex player who came through the Korean minor leagues before reaching the last eight of Overwatch APEX Season 4 with Afreeca Freecs. He usually plays D.Va and Zarya.
Flex – Neko
Se-hyeon “Neko” Park is a Korean flex-support player for the Boston Uprising. He was one of the last players to join the Uprising, coming from Korean side, RX Foxes. He is a hugely flexible support player who can run Mercy, Ana, Zenyatta and Sombra.
Flex – NotE
Lucas “NotE” Meissner is a Canadian flex player for the Boston Uprising. NotE joined The Overwatch League from Canadian side, Toronto Esports and plays a wide variety of heroes including off-tanks like D.Va and Zarya as well as hitscan heroes like Widowmaker and McCree.
Owner – Robert Kraft
American business tycoon, Robert Kraft is the owner of the Boston Uprising. He is also CEO of Kraft Group as well as principal owner of the New England Patriots and the New England Revolution.
President of Gaming – HuK
Chris “HuK” Loranger is a former professional Starcraft 2 player and current President of Gaming of the Boston Uprising.
Head Coach – Crusty
Dae-Heeis “Crusty” Park is the side’s Head Coach and the former coach of Korean side, RX Foxes.
Assistant Coach – Shake
Jackson “Shake” Kaplan is a professional player in his own right but serves as a coach for the Boston Uprising.
Assistant Coach – Mini
Rollon “Mini” Hamelin is a a French Polynesian player from Tahiti who is an Assistant Coach with the Uprising.
Analyst – MyBleeple
Mohid “MyBleeple” Asjid is the side’s analyst.