We recently announced our North American 2019 broadcast team. Now, we’re introducing you to the international caster talent in China, France, Korea, Latin America, and Russia.
Qiong “TuTu” Li
Tutu’s time as a professional caster dates back to the very beginning of Overwatch. She gained casting experience in several Overwatch esports programs, including Overwatch League, Overwatch World Cup, and Contenders. With the contributions of Tutu, who served as the general manager, Team China finished in second place at the 2018 Overwatch World Cup. Tutu also was the official Chinese insider for the inaugural season of the Overwatch League. She is currently a consultant for the Guangzhou Charge. Follow her on Weibo.
Tsung “Xiaogui” Huang
Xiaogui was the first FPS pro player in Chinese Taipei, competing in an international tournament when he was just 15 years old. In 2015, he coached in ahq and went on to play in the 2016 Overwatch World Cup. Xiaogui has since become an Overwatch caster and worked on a variety of tournaments, including the Overwatch League, Contenders, the Overwatch World Cup, and more. With his contributions as the community leader, Team China finished in second place at the 2018 Overwatch World Cup. Follow him on Weibo.
Yuanyi “Roy” Liu
As a professional player on Invictus Gaming Fire, Roy won the PGL and Gold League championships. Roy no longer plays professionally, but as a caster he taps into his experience as professional player and entertains with his casting style. Follow him on Weibo.
Dong “Muzi” Li
Besides being a caster, Muzi has two years of experience as a coach. His team won the Gold League championship. Muzi also has casted Overwatch League, the Overwatch World Cup, and Contenders over the past few years. As a caster, Muzi has attracted many fans by providing precise analysis and insights. Follow him on Weibo.
Yandahan “Alan” Gai
In 2018, Alan casted the Overwatch League season and Overwatch Contenders. His professional analysis and casting style have made a strong impression in the Chinese Overwatch community. Follow him on Weibo.
Yutao “Time” Bian
Time previously was a pro player for OMG and also played in the 2017 Overwatch World Cup for China. He has an excellent understanding of Overwatch and he utilizes this advantage to provide professional analysis. Follow him on Weibo.
Julien “Adyboo” Thiry
Adyboo plunged early into the competitive scene as a caster. He was one of the only French talent who covered Overwatch APEX in 2016. His deep knowledge of the scene and the secrets of the meta make him a top-tier analyst, a great caster, and a cornerstone of the casting crew. Follow him on Twitter.
Alexandre “Shaytwan” Bertrand
Shaytwan is one of the most visible casters in the French Overwatch community. His long history covering major online tournaments (Carbon Series, TakeOver, Overwatch PIT) and French LANS (DreamHack Tours, Gamers Assembly) led him to participate in the inaugural season of the Overwatch League. He is back this year for the 2019 season. Follow him on Twitter.
Alexandre “Lutti” Delattre
When it comes to play-by-play, nobody can match Lutti. He knows how to hype an audience at key moments, with a very deep and dynamic casting style. He demonstrated this repeatedly during the Overwatch League inaugural season and the 2018 Overwatch World Cup Paris Group Stage. You might get off your seat when Lutti takes the mic. Follow him on Twitter.
Sébastien “AlphaCast” Ferez
AlphaCast is one of the most important and renowned names in the French Overwatch community. A terrific streamer and content creator, he’s also an awesome caster. He’ll help you get through all the mechanics and different strategies during the Overwatch league. Follow him on Twitter.
Maxime “Zaroide” Quesnel
Zaroide is one of the leading figures in the Overwatch esports scene. He’s a talented creator, who specialized in the outreach of the game by discovering and interviewing talented players in the competitive scene. Famous for hosting the Overwatch League French desk and the 2018 Overwatch World Cup in Paris, he’ll also be a caster for the 2019 season. Follow him on Twitter.
Alexandre “Funkadelic” Verrier
Funkadelic is one of the most experienced casters in the talent pool. He is known for his StarCraft II casting, which dates back to the release of the game. Since then, Funkadelic has brought hype, expertise, and his competitive knowledge to the desk during the inaugural season of the Overwatch League. Follow him on Twitter.
Jeremy “Itaah” Nagayen
Itaah has been covering all the biggest Overwatch competitive events since the game’s release. Over the years, he has gained massive experience—including at the 2018 Overwatch World Cup Paris Group Stage—which has helped shape him into a talented caster and analyst. Follow him on Twitter.
Alban “Albless” De La Grange
Just like Rivenzi, Albless is coming to us from the Overwatch Contenders scene. This will be his first step into the world of Overwatch League. He has a strong knowledge of the Overwatch competitive scene from Overwatch Go4 in 2016 to Contenders in 2018. Follow him on Twitter.
Théo “Rivenzi” Reunbot
A newcomer this year in the Overwatch League talent pool, Rivenzi joins the team from the Overwatch Contenders French cast! Known as a talented content creator, he has specialized in covering the Overwatch competitive scene. Rivenzi will bring his rich knowledge for the 2019 Overwatch League season. Follow him on Twitter.
Josselin “Fayaw" Deprez
Make no mistake about it, Fayaw isn’t new to the scene. He has massive knowledge thanks to his experience at Gamers Origin, where he was manager of the prestigious French organization, working with Daemon, Poko, Benbest, Hyp, and Hqrdest. Follow him on Twitter.
So-Rim Jung—happiest when she broadcasts Overwatch—is a Korean host and caster. She started in Overwatch with the APEX tournament, and has hosted other esports games, including StarCraft, Warcraft, and WCG. One of the leading esports veterans in Korea, she utilizes her experience and vitality to help energize fans. Follow her on Instagram and Twitter.
In-Ho Chung is a professional esports commentator and host, working on multiple games, including Tekken, StarCraft, and most recently, Overwatch. As a caster, Chung brings his passion for the game and his experience as a professional player to the mix. Follow him on Instagram and Facebook.
Ji-Su “Akaros” Jang
Ji-Su Jang is former professional Overwatch player for teams such as UW Artisan and EHOME. She gained a variety of experience through the APEX Challengers and joined as a Korean commentator during the inaugural season of the Overwatch League. Follow her on Twitch and Twitter.
Gyu-Hyeong “YBT” Hwang
YBT is an esports commentator and analyst. He was elected as one of the national committee members for South Korea for both the 2017 and 2018 Overwatch World Cups. In Korea, the first thing that comes to mind when you think of an Overwatch commentator is YBT. Further, he is known for his ability to explain and point out important details in matches. Follow him on Twitch and Twitter.
Ji-Soo Sim aspired to be a sportscaster before becoming an esports host and caster. Sim’s casting career began with the release of Overwatch. Since then, he has casted numerous tournaments and games, including the Hearthstone Championship Tour, the Hearthstone Global Games, and Overwatch events from Open Division to Contenders. Sim loves to speculate about unreleased Overwatch lore. Follow him on Instagram and Twitch.
Hyeon-Seong Hong is an esports commentator and analyst. He has been watching and creating content about Overwatch since its release, as well as providing live analysis at events. No one can deny his passion for strategic complexity and detailed team histories—ask him any question about a team or a player and he always has an answer. Follow him on Twitter and Twitch.
Felipe Tonello is one the biggest Overwatch ambassadors in the Latin American scene. Over the past few years, his work as an Overwatch commentator and his talk-show series—“Depois do Surto” and “Sinta o peso do Tonello”—have helped open the eyes of the Overwatch community, providing a deep-dive view about the South American competitive scene to the entire world. Follow him on Twitter, YouTube, and Instagram.
Ana “Ana Xisde” Cardoso
With unparalleled knowledge of the game, a strong grasp of the competitive scene, and a charismatic style, Ana Xisde has become one of the most respected Overwatch voices in the region. Now, with her amazing broadcast experience from Overwatch Contenders and the Overwatch World Cup under her belt, she has been boosted into the 2019 Overwatch League season! Follow her on Twitter, YouTube, and Instagram.
Thauê Neves joins the Overwatch League this season, bringing years of experience and energy to the Portuguese broadcast. Formerly known by his iconic work in World of Warcraft Arenas, the Doomfist main has taken the Overwatch scene by storm since the game’s release. When Neves is not casting, he’s creating epics songs on YouTube! Follow him on Twitter, YouTube, and Instagram.
Arthur “Vecet” Rage
It’s hard to think about the Brazilian Overwatch scene without hearing Vecet's voice in the back of your mind. His incredible style and dynamism have conquered the hearts of Latin American fans since the first Overwatch tournaments in the region, and now he will expand his reach to the 2019 season of the Overwatch League. Follow him on Twitter and Instagram.
Petar Neto is an old acquaintance of Overwatch fans in Brazil thanks to his incredible work with the community. His talent has led him to shine on ESPN Brazil, working across several games during his career. Now he goes back to his origins with the Overwatch League. Follow him on Twitter and Instagram.
Guilherme "Demo" Ono
Directly from the future of the Koprulu sector, through the chaos of the Nexus, Demo has heard the call from Overwatch and now joins the epic scene of casters, bringing all his talent and experience to the Overwatch League. Follow him on Twitter.
Polina “Exilia” Paraka
Exilia, a former professional gamer, has continued to invest her experience into the gaming community. She started in the industry by covering professional Overwatch tournaments, including the 2016 ESL Overwatch Atlantic Showdown, Overwatch Pit, Go4Overwatch, and more. Apart from that, Exilia creates diverse content with the goal of introducing Overwatch esports to the community and promoting the game among Russian-speaking players. Follow her on Twitter, Instagram, VK, YouTube, and Twitch.
Pavel “Rillion” Shabalin
Rillion has been working in the esports industry for over five years. In addition to casting, he has been involved in the organizational aspects of the Russian broadcast for a number of tournaments including the 2016 and 2017 Overwatch World Cups, Overwatch Contenders, Overwatch TAKEOVER2, and more. Additionally, Pavel is a host on the only television show about esports airing on the Russian national TV channel. Being a devoted fan of the game, he regularly shares updates on Blizzard’s new releases, as well as any Overwatch news, with his audience. Follow him on VK, Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.
This season, Overwatch League matches will be streamed in six languages. Those include English, Chinese, French, Korean, Portuguese, and Russian. All 2019 season matches will be available in English, live and on demand on overwatchleague.com, the Overwatch League app, our Twitch channel, MLG.com, and the MLG app. The 2019 Overwatch League schedule is available now and is available in 14 different languages.