The window for new player signings in Blizzard’s Overwatch League opened up at the end of January, and today comes the first major announcement, courtesy of the Shanghai Dragons. The Chinese team has added four Korean players to its lineup, most notably 19-year-old Kim “Geguri” Se-Yeon, who becomes the league’s first female player.

Geguri is well-known in Overwatch circles for her play with the character Zarya. When she was just 16, her win rate with the character was so high that other players accused her of cheating, and she was forced to perform on a livestream to prove she was actually as good as she seemed. Geguri was previously the first woman to play in Apex, a Korean league that served as the game’s premier competition prior to…

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from The Verge – All Posts https://www.theverge.com/2018/2/14/17011504/overwatch-league-first-woman-player-geguri-shanghai-dragons

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