Overwatch League announces first female player

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eSports’ Overwatch League has finally announced its first female player.

Kim “Geguri” Se-Yeon joins the Shanghai dragons, and one of the very few female players in the eSport competition at a top professional level.

There is a lot of speculation about the online in the last few weeks, but it was finally confirmed by the team on Twitter on Wednesday.

It comes after the recent discussions about the lack of female participation in the League.

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Founded in the year 2016, the League sees gamers fighting in the popular first-person-Shooter game, Overwatch.

The Overwatch-League, specifically, sparked a debate on why there are so few female players in the electronic sports.

Critics have pointed out that Overwatch presents a variety of diverse female characters, but the League showed that the absence of women.

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Geguri is an experienced gamer with a win rate of 80% and play for the ROX Orcas in their home country of South Korea.

It connects Shanghai dragon with two fellow South Koreans Lee “Fearless” Eui-Seok and Cheon “Ado” Ki-hyun, and He “sky,” Junjian from China.

In its press release, the team has to say that the new additions address the “Central problem”.

We hope that it is not just that the Shanghai dragon did not win a single series in level one.

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