Bang: “The gap isn’t necessarily that large, but it’s closing all the same. I think it’s even closer with the current meta.”

SK Telecom T1 AD Carry Bae “Bang” Jun-sik commented on the ever present debate on the “gap” between Korea and other regions. SKT managed to keep its journey to its fourth world championship alive by defeating Misfits 3-2 on Sunday, earning a spot to the semifinals. In an interview with Fomos’ Kim “Kenzi” Yong-woo, Bang said the […]

October 23, 2017
Bang said he and Wolf were distraught when Bengi left SKT

Bang on Bengi’s departure: “Wolf was also very disappointed, and I remember crying a lot under my bed covers.”

SK Telecom T1 AD Carry Bae “Bang” Jun-sik said the ROX Tigers and Flash Wolves have given his team the most trouble at international competitions through the years.

October 2, 2017
Bang said kkoma didn't know how bad he and Wolf were at the start

Bang reflects on the start of his career with SKT

SK Telecom T1 AD Carry Bae “Bang” Jun-sik said the beginning of his career was rough, so much so it baffled coach Kim “kkOma” Jung-gyun.

September 29, 2017
Faker, Wolf, Bengi and Smeb are all up for the esports Hall of Fame in Korea

Faker, Bengi, Wolf and Smeb highlight nominations for esports Hall of Fame in Korea

South Korea’s Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism and the Korea Creative Content Agency announced Thursday the esports Hall of Fame ceremony will be held in November, and six players will be honored.

September 28, 2017
SKT Bang says the team never lost confidence after falling down 2-0 to KT Rolster in the LCK semifinals.

SKT Bang on morale after falling behind 2-0 to KT Rolster: “Everyone had the same feeling and we told each other that if we win one game, we’ll have the reverse sweep.”

Although SK Telecom T1 had its back to the wall after a 0-2 start to its League Champions Korea semifinal match against KT Rolster, Bae “Bang” Jun-sik said the team’s spirits were still high.

August 21, 2017
Criticism of Bang stems from SKT's absurdly high standard for player behavior

Backlash toward Bang’s on-stream comments was so severe because of SKT’s high standards

Bae “Bang” Jun-sik received international attention last month because of comments he made to a fan during a stream months ago

August 15, 2017
Bang says SKT's losing streak came from other teams working harder than they did.

Bang on SKT’s losing streak: “We lost because our opponents worked harder, and though we also could have worked harder to do better, I think it was a time when it was hard for us to realize that.”

SK Telecom T1 AD Carry Bae “Bang” Jun-sik was honest and blunt in describing SKT’s losing streak in the middle of the League Champions Korea summer split.

August 8, 2017
LCK appeased fans by cautioning Bang for recent on-stream comments.

LCK cautions Bang for on-stream comments, appeasing angry fans

The League Champions Korea (LCK) operations committee cautioned Bae “Bang” Jun-sik for the on-stream insult he levied at a fan months ago.

August 4, 2017
Faker said SKT had less pressure than KT Rolster in Thursday/s LCK match.

Highlights from SKT post-game interview after KT match

SK Telecom T1 successfully played spoiler for KT Rolster with Thursday’s 2-1 win to confirm KT’s second place finish in the League Champions Korea summer split.

August 3, 2017
Faker said he was puzzled by the ROX Tigers' Maokai drafting.

Faker on facing Cho’Gath and Maokai: “We couldn’t tell who was top and who was jungle until the game started, so it was slightly puzzling.”

Lee “Faker” Sang-hyeok said he was confused by the ROX Tigers’ drafting when they picked both Cho’Gath and Maokai in Game 1 of Friday’s League Champions Korea match.

July 28, 2017