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Dallas Fuel

“The team name and the flame in the logo also symbolize the galvanizing spark that the franchise is looking to ignite among esports fans in Dallas.”

The Dallas Fuel represent the city of Dallas in The Overwatch League. The franchise spot is co-owned by Team EnVyUs and Hersh Interactive.

Fuel burns blue in Dallas and their all-star lineup is one of the strongest in The Overwatch League. Made up of the EnVyUs team which triumphed in Overwatch Contenders Season 1: North America and a couple of popular streamers, Dallas Fuel are a multinational team and one of the best-supported franchises in The Overwatch League.

Current Players

aKm

Dylan “aKm” Bignet is a French DPS player who plays for Dallas Fuel. He joined Dallas and The Overwatch League during the mid-season pickups stage of Season 1.

Formerly of Rogue, aKm was a key part of the team that performed so well in Europe and North America. He also played for France in the 2017 Overwatch World Cup. He has typically specialised in hitscan heroes like Soldier 76 and McCree but can play Pharah to a high level.

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Effect

Hyeon “EFFECT” Hwang is a Korean DPS player for the Dallas Fuel. He joined Team EnVyUs in April 2017 and quickly became a key part of the team as they became the Fuel. EFFECT is a flexible DPS player but has mainly been known historically for his Tracer.

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HarryHook

Jonathan “HarryHook” Tejedor Rua is a Spanish player for the Fuel after joining Team EnVyUs from IDDQD. He is a highly flexible player capable of playing every support character as well as hitscan DPS.

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Mickie

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Pongphop “Mickie” Rattanasangchod is a Thai flexible off-tank player and one of the most popular personalities in the Western scene. He is best known for his D.Va and Zarya play and joined Team EnVyUs after a short-term trial became permanent.

He was the recipient of the inaugural Dennis Hawelka Award in Season 1 of the league.

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OGE

2018-06-02 / Photo: Robert Paul for Blizzard Entertainment

Min-seok “OGE” Son is a main tank player for the Dallas Fuel. He joined midway through Season 1 of Overwatch League and established himself as a key player.

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Taimou

Timo “Taimou” Kettunen is a Finnish player and one of the best DPS players in the North American scene. Taimou is best known for his abilities on hitscan heroes like Widowmaker and McCree which he plays with real aggression.

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Former Players

Chipshajen

Sebastian “chipshajen” Widlund is a Swedish flex-support who played for Dallas Fuel during Season 1 of Overwatch League. Chipshajen was known for his Ana but could easily flex onto other supports.

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Cocco

Christian “cocco” Jonsson is a former Swedish tank player for Dallas. Cocco retired from playing to take up a coaching role at Dallas Fuel following the conclusion of Season 1.

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Rascal

Dong-jun “Rascal” Kim was half of KongDoo’s incredible DPS lineup alongside birdring. Rascal is also hugely flexible and can play McCree, Sombra and Doomfist to a high standard as well as heroes like Junkrat and Mei.

He moved from London Spitfire to the Dallas Fuel prior to Stage 2 of the first season of The Overwatch League before being released by the Fuel shortly after.

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Seagull

Brandon “Seagull” Larned is a former flex/DPS player for the Dallas Fuel. He spent Season 1 of The Overwatch League with the Dallas Fuel before retiring to return to his streaming career.

With a past in Team Fortress 2, Seagull established himself as one of the most popular streamers in Overwatch as well a highly competent player. He’s known for his Genji and Hanzo but has played almost every hero in the game to a high level.

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xQc

Félix “xQc” Lengyel is a Canadian tank player. He joined Dallas Fuel during Season 1 of The Overwatch League but departed midway through after a series of allegations of misconduct.

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Current Staff

Co-Owner – Hastr0

Mike “Hastr0” Rufail is the owner and founder of Team EnVyUs and co-owner of the Dallas Fuel.

Co-Owner – Kenneth Hersh

Kenneth Hersh is an American investor and businessman from Dallas who owns half of the Dallas Fuel alongside Rufail.

Manager – TazMo

Mat “TazMo” Taylor is a former professional player and the current manager of Dallas Fuel

Player Manager – Violet

Dong-hwan “Violet” Ki is a Player Manager for Dallas Fuel.

Head Coach – Aero

Aaron “Aero” Atkins is the head coach of the Dallas Fuel. Formerly of Fusion University, Aero managed Team USA in the 2018 World Cup.

Assistant Coach – Jayne

Justin “Jayne” Conroy is an Assistant Coach for Dallas Fuel. He was a well-known streamer prior to The Overwatch League as well as the head coach of Canada at the 2018 Overwatch World Cup.

Assistant Coach – Vol’Jin

Kang “Vol’Jin” Min-Gyu is an Assistant Coach for the Fuel.

Assistant Coach – Tikatee

Louis “Tikatee” Lebel-Wong is an Assistant Coach for the Fuel, joining the organisation in July 2018.

Assistant Coach – Cocco

Christian “cocco” Jonsson is a former player and current Assistant Coach for the Dallas Fuel. Cocco retired from playing at the end of Season 1 of The Overwatch League and took up a coaching role prior to Season 2.

 

Former Staff

Head Coach – KyKy

Kyle “KyKy” Souder is an American former professional player and Dallas Fuel’s former head coach. He left the organisation midway through Season 1 and joined rivals The Houston Outlaws as a coach.

Coach – Peak

Emanuel “Peak” Uzoni is a former coach for the Dallas Fuel.