“The dragon and the colour red were chosen as themes in the team’s logo because they resonate with Chinese culture and history.”
The Shanghai Dragons are the only Chinese team in The Overwatch League and one of just three from outside the United States. The franchise spot is owned by NetEase, a Chinese internet technology company.
They play in the expected red with black and yellow their trim and their all-Chinese roster comes from some of the most successful teams in the country.
Team Manager – Van
Van is a vastly experienced person in the world of video gaming. He joined the franchise owners, NetEase Gaming in 2013 and has been in charge of the company’s Blizzard division since 2014.
Team Leader- Shaco
Shaco is the Chinese team leader for Shanghai Dragons.
Head Coach – U4
Chen “U4” Congshan is the Shanghai Dragons’ head coach. U4 has been involved in eSports for over ten years and joined The Overwatch League in November 2017.
Assistant Coach – Kong
Son-Jun “Kong” Young is a Korean assistant coach for Shanghai Dragons.
Data Analyst – Nai8
Jia “Nai8” Jia is a Chinese analyst and former professional player who joined Shanghai Dragons from Team CC.