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|Coaches:||Charlie "Charlie" Lipsie|
|Managers:||Eric "LovePentaKills" Ma |
Brendan "Saparino" Franco
Phoenix1 is a North American team.
Phoenix1 was announced on May 23rd, 2016, as the team inheriting the NA LCS Summer Season seed previously belonging to Team Impulse. On May 26th, their starting roster was announced and included zig, Brandini, Inori, Slooshi, Pirean, Mash, and Gate, with zig and Brandini sharing the top lane, and Slooshi and Pirean sharing the mid lane.
2016 Summer Season
Phoenix 1 failed to pick up traction as a team finishing the season 5-13 ranked 8th place. They managed to break even in head to head series 1-1 with Echo Fox, NRG, Apex, EnVyUs, and even TSM. However, they were 2-0'd by the likes of C9,CLG, and Team Liquid. This placed Phoenix 1 into a bad position (going 15-31), forcing them to battle for their spot in the 2017 Spring Promotion tournament.
In the promotion mathces. Phoenix 1 surged in the 2017 Spring Promotion tournament with stellar play from Inori's Rek'Sai and Elise in the jungle and domination from Mash's Jhin and Sivir sweeping Echo Fox 3-0 to secure their spot in the 2017 Spring Split.
2017 Spring Season
Starting the season fresh with the departure of Brandini,Gate,Mash, and Slooshi during the "rosterpocalypse". They acquired a highly talented and experienced group in the likes of Ryu in Mid, Arrow as ADC, Adrian for their Support.
P1's new team showed signs of flashes chemistry through the Spring Season, but suffered set backs at the hands of TSM in week 3 & 9, CLG in weeks 4 & 6, Split with FlyQuest,Dignitas, and the impressive win vs Cloud 9 in week 5. After going 5-1 through weeks 6-8, Phoenix 1 dropped its finally two games to ranks 1 & 2 seed in TSM and Cloud 9 placing them in 3rd in the standings with a overall record of 11-7.
In the quarterfinals of the Spring Playoffs, they matched up with Team Dignitas; whom they swept without remorse. Unfortunately, they met up with Cloud 9 in the semi's. Not being able to handle the superior macro and map control, P1 went down without winning a single match. Phoenix 1's 3rd place finish was a close one. FlyQuest already having completed a reverse sweep on CLG almost did it again. Due to some solid macro, and poor decisions by FlyQuest, Phoenix 1 was able to closed out game 5 and place third in the playoffs.
Few weeks into the 2017 Summer Season, the team made roster adjustments by acquiring Xpecial from Team Dignitas and MikeYeung. Immediately the new rookie made an impression on the fans and analysts with his impressive mechanical skill. Eventually MikeYeung went on to win the Rookie of the Split award. Individual skills aside though, the team performed much worst than they did in the spring season. Although the team made some impressive plays at the Rift Rivals/Blue Rift, they weren't able to translate that success to help raise their rank placement for the rest of the summer season and placed dead last in the the league with a 4-14 record. This was a hard blow for the organization: not only are they forced to play the 2018 NA LCS Spring Promotion, but more importantly they are unable to participate in the 2017 North America Regional, despite placing third in the 2017 NALCS Spring Playoffs.
At the 2018 NA LCS Spring Promotion, Phoenix1 first faced off against Gold Coin United and narrowly beat them in 2:3 fashion to advance to the next round. In the second round, they lost to Team Liquid in a close 2:3 match. Fortunately, they were able to beat eUnited 3:0 to retain their spot in the 2018 NALCS Spring Season.
- February 16th, Meteos joins.  
- March 8th, Adrian leaves for Team Liquid. Stunt and Shady join. 
- April 20th, Shady promoted to starting Support. 
- May 9th, Stunt leaves to join Immortals.
- May 15th, Pirean leaves for Team EnVyUs. 
- May 22nd, Fixer leaves to join SEA Serpents. 
- June 16th, Xpecial joins. 
- May 23rd, team is formed and inherits Team Impulse's NA LCS seed.
- May 26th, roster is announced. Brandini, zig, Pirean, Slooshi, Mash, and Gate join. Inori joins as a sub.
- May 27th, Zentinel joins.
- June 1st, Brandini leaves.
- June 11th, Slooshi moves to AD carry.
- June 15th, Zentinel moves to sub.
- June 16th, Zentinel moves back to starting jungler.
- June 17th, Slooshi moves back to mid laner.
- June 19th, Zentinel moves back to sub.
- June 22nd, History Teacher joins as in-house manager, BonQuish joins as head analyst, and Caldo joins as social media coordinator.
- July 7th, Fixer joins.
- November 21th, Slooshi, Mash, Gate, and Brandini leave.
- November 22nd, Adrian joins.
- Decemeber 7th, Ryu and Arrow join. Fly joins as coach, and Charlie moves to manager.
|Ryu||Yoo Sang-ook (유상욱)||Mid|
|Arrow||No Dong-hyeon (노동현)||AD|
|Xpecial||Alex Chu (朱啓恩)||Sub/Support|
|Fixer||Jeong Jae-woo (정재우)||Support||SEA Serpents|
|Pirean||Choi Jun-sik (최준식)||Mid||Team EnVyUs|
|Zentinel||Kevin Pires||Jungle||Tempo Storm|
|Adrian||Adrian Ma||Support||Team Liquid|
|Inori||Rami Charagh||Jungle||Team Liquid|
|Michael Moore||Co-Owner/Managing Partner|
|LovePentaKills||Eric Ma||General Manager|
|Zyto||Bryan Ybanes||Assistant Manager|
|History Teacher||Chad Smeltz||In-House Manager|
|BonQuish||Alec Warren||Head Analyst|
|In Premier Tournaments|
|2017-08-05||10th||2017 NA LCS Summer Season||4 : 14||Group Stage (W/L)|
|2017-04-22||2nd||2017 Rift Rivals Blue||4 : 2||Group Stage (W/L)|
|2017-04-22||3rd||2017 NA LCS Spring Playoffs||3 : 2||FlyQuest||$30,000|
|2017-03-26||3rd||2017 NA LCS Spring Season||11 : 7||Group Stage (W/L)|
- June 2nd, Phoenix1 co-owner: 'We felt that we had a moral obligation to do right by these players' with Daniel Rosen on theScore
- Phoenix1's Team Page lolesports.com
- Phoenix1 replaces Team Impulse, picks up Gate, Mash, Slooshi, and more espn.go.com
- Zentinel's Tweet twitter.com
- Meet the 2016 NA LCS Summer Split teams lolesports.com
- Slooshi's Tweet twitter.com
- Mash's Tweet twitter.com
- Gate's Tweet twitter.com
- Brandini's Tweet twitter.com
-  esports.yahoo.com