Two-time OWL champion and legendary off-tank participant for San Francisco Shock Hyo-bin “ChoiHyoBin” Choi introduced his retirement from the Overwatch League on Thursday after competing within the league for 3 years.
“I’ve many nice recollections [competing in Overwatch] that I can cherish,” Choihyobin expressed in his retirement video. “Though I might be retiring, I might be watching Shock matches and now I can cheer similar to the remainder of the Shock followers and I might be considered one of you. Thanks for cheering for me up till now, I’m going to cheer for Shock too now.”
Throughout his time within the league, ChoiHyoBin grew to become some of the adorned gamers to ever play the sport whereas serving because the off-tank for San Francisco Shock. He received two season championships with the workforce, taking house the Grand Finals MVP award for the 2019 championship match. He additionally claimed a Function Star award for Tank in each 2019 and 2020 and was a OWL All-Star in 2020 as effectively.
Along with his expertise within the Overwatch League, ChoiHyoBin additionally competed for the Korean World Cup workforce in 2019, the place Korea positioned third behind United States and China.
ChoiHyoBin is the newest participant to depart the league, right here on the finish of Overwatch 1. As we head into Overwatch 2 in OWL season 5, legends like Gesture, ChoiHyoBin, and Saebyeolbe might be remaining behind, opening up new slots for recent expertise to step up and take their place.
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