Boston Uprising

“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.

Players

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.

Links: Twitch Twitter YouTube

DPS – Mistakes

Stanislav “Mistakes” Danilov is a Russian DPS player who specialises in Tracer. He joined Boston Uprising after leaving 123 in August 2017.

Links: Twitch Twitter

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.

Links: Twitch 

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.

Links: Twitch Twitter

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.

Links: Twitch Twitter

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.

Links: Twitter

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.

Links: Twitch Twitter

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.

Links: Twitch 

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.

Links: Twitch Twitter

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.

Links: Twitch Twitter

Staff

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.