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Bengi
SKT Bengi 2016 Spring.png
Background Information
NameBae Seong-woong (배성웅)
Country of BirthSouth Korea
Birthday11/21/1993
Competitive
RoleCoach
Peak LeagueDiamond I
Team History
TeamStart DateEnd DateRole
SK Telecom T1 Klogo std.png SKT K2/201311/2014
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SK Telecom T1logo std.png SKT11/201411/2016
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Vici Gaminglogo std.png VG12/201611/2017
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SK Telecom T1logo std.png SKT1/201811/2018
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Bae "Bengi" Seong-woong is a former South Korean League of Legends player, formerly a coach for SK Telecom T1

Biography

Bengi was born on November 21, 1993 in South Korea.

Season 3

Bengi was given the starting jungle spot for SK Telecom T1 2, the new team built around Faker, in February of 2013. The team immediately qualified for their first OGN, attending OLYMPUS Champions Spring 2013 with high hopes. They shocked many by placing 3rd, losing 3-1 to MVP Ozone but beating CJ Frost in a clean sweep. After the tournament, their sister team, SK Telecom T1 1, disbanded and 2 was renamed SK Telecom T1. They came into HOT6iX Champions Summer 2013 with very high expectations and met all of them, reverse sweeping the KT Rolster Bullets 3-2 to take the crown and earn a spot at the Season 3 Korea Regional Finals. They were seeded directly into the finals, where they met the Bullets again and beat them convincingly, 3-1. They were the final Korean seed for the Season 3 World Championship but they still came in as the favorites to win the whole tournament. SK Telecom crushed the competition, ending with a record of 15-3 and clean sweeping Royal Club 3-0 in the finals and becoming the new world champions.

2014 Season

Before the start of the season, SK Telecom picked up a new team, eventually named SK Telecom T1 S, and the original team was renamed to SK Telecom T1 K. K continued their dominance by posting the best overall team performance in an OGN at PANDORA.TV Champions Winter 2013-2014 where they didn't lose a single game, culminating in a crushing 3-0 against Samsung Ozone. A few days later, the starting support, PoohManDu, retired and the team picked up Casper. This roster change would ultimately start the downfall of the team. A poor performance of the group stage led to a 3-1 defeat at the hands of Ozone in the quarterfinals of HOT6iX Champions Spring 2014. ManDu rejoined the roster and they were invited to All-Star Paris 2014 to represent Korea. With most of the team slumping, especially Bengi, it seemed as though K would lose the event. However they swept the tournament with a clean 9-0 record and dominated OMG in the finals. Morale was back up in the team when they returned to Korea to attend HOT6iX Champions Summer 2014. Unfortunately, they met Samsung White in the quarterfinals and lost to them 3-1 again. Regardless, they accumulated enough circuit points to attend the 2014 Season Korea Regional Finals. K had to play White again in a tiebreaker for the 2nd seed to worlds but were crushed 3-0 and forced to play the gauntlet. They were seeded directly into the finals but lost 3-1 to a red hot NaJin White Shield and missed Worlds.

2015 Season

Changes to the OGN rules forced K and S to merge to reform SK Telecom T1. Most of the original roster from K left the organization, with only Bengi and Faker remaining. The new team was invited to participate in SBENU Champions Spring 2015. In the middle of the season, T0M was picked up by the organization to be a substitute for Bengi. They swapped throughout the season and eventually made it to the finals against GE Tigers. Bengi did not play but the team dominated anyways and took the championship 3-0. SK Telecom's victory qualified them for the 2015 Mid-Season Invitational where they made it to finals but lost 3-2 to EDward Gaming. SKT placed first in the regular season of SBENU Champions Summer 2015 after only dropping one set the whole season. They beat KT Rolster 3-0 in the finals of the playoffs to qualify for the 2015 Season World Championship as the top seed from Korea. SKT was placed in a group at worlds alongside EDG, Bangkok Titans, and H2k Gaming. They went undefeated all the way to the finals, beating AHQ e-Sports Club and Origen in the playoffs along the way. They met the KOO Tigers in the finals and beat them 3-1 to give the organization its second World Championship.

2016 Preseason

SKT played in the 2015 LoL KeSPA Cup where they lost 2-0 in the semifinals to Ever. This series is widely considered to be one of the greatest upsets in League history.

2016 Season

During Champions Spring 2016, SKT used Bengi as their starting jungler in the first round robin. In March, SKT entered and won IEM Katowice 2016 without losing a single game. The team brought substitute jungler Blank for the tournament - Bengi did not play at IEM. During the second round robin, Blank was given the starting jungler position. SKT placed third in the regular season, earning themselves a spot in the playoffs. SKT then won the playoffs, winning their third championship in a row and for the first time a seed to the 2016 Mid-Season Invitational.

Trivia

  • The first pro player to pick  Zac jungle in a competitive setting.
  • Had the highest KDA in OGN Spring 2013 for Jungle
  • Loves to play Jarvan IV, also known for Nunu jungle. Has also seen a lot of success with  Vi in combination with Faker's  Ahri.
  • His team-mates describe him as the quiet, studious type. Initially they wondered if he even wanted to play since he was so quiet in the team house.
  • Popularized the usage of  Vi in combination with mid lane assassins.
  • People would confuse Bengi's real name with "Jang Bengi", his smurf account IGN
  • Awarded Best Jungler at 2013 Korean e-Sports Awards. [1]
  • One of two players to have won World Championship twice, along with Faker.

Current Season Statistics

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Achievements

2016
Date Event Result
2016-10-29 2016 Season World Championship Gold.png SKT T1 3 : 2 Samsung Galaxylogo std.png Samsung Galaxy
2016-08-12 LCK 2016 Summer Playoffs Bronze.png SK Telecom T1 2 : 3 KT Rolsterlogo std.png KT Rolster
2016-04-23 LCK 2016 Spring Playoffs Gold.png SK Telecom T1 3 : 1 ROX Tigerslogo std.png ROX Tigers
2016-03-06 IEM Season X - World Championship Gold.png SK Telecom T1 3 : 0 Fnaticlogo std.png Fnatic
2015
Date Event Result
2015-11-13 2015 LoL KeSPA Cup SF.png SKT 0 : 2 ESC Everlogo std.png ESC Ever
2015-10-31 2015 Season World Championship Gold.png SKT T1 3 : 1 KOO Tigerslogo std.png KOO Tigers
2015-08-29 SBENU Champions Summer 2015 Playoffs Gold.png SKT 3 : 0 KT Rolsterlogo std.png KT Rolster
2015-05-10 2015 Mid-Season Invitational Silver.png SKT T1 2 : 3 EDward Gaminglogo std.png EDward Gaming
2015-05-02 SBENU Champions Spring 2015 Playoffs Gold.png SKT T1 3 : 0 GE Tigerslogo std.png GE Tigers
2014
Date Event Result
2014-08-30 2014 Season Korea Regional Finals Silver.png skt t1 k 1 : 3 NaJin White Shieldlogo std.png NaJin White Shield
2014-08-09 ITENJOY NLB Summer 2014 Gold.png skt t1 k 3 : 0 NaJin Black Swordlogo std.png NaJin Black Sword
2014-06-08 SK Telecom LTE-A LoL Masters 2014 Silver.png skt t1 0 : 3 Samsung Galaxylogo std.png Samsung Galaxy
2014-05-14 bigfile NLB Spring 2014 Bronze.png skt t1 k 3 : 0 KT Rolster Bulletslogo std.png KT Rolster Bullets
2014-05-11 All-Star Paris 2014 Gold.png skt t1 k 3 : 0 Oh My Godlogo std.png Oh My God
2014-01-25 PANDORA.TV Champions Winter 2013-2014 Gold.png skt t1 k 3 : 0 Samsung Ozonelogo std.png Samsung Ozone
2013
Date Event Result
2013-10-04 Season 3 World Championship Gold.png skt 3 : 0 Royal Clublogo std.png Royal Club
2013-09-07 Season 3 Korea Regional Finals Gold.png SK Telecom T1 SK Telecom T1logo std.png 3 : 1 KT Rolster Bulletslogo std.png KT Rolster Bullets
2013-08-31 HOT6iX Champions Summer 2013 Gold.png SK Telecom T1 SK Telecom T1logo std.png 3 : 2 KT Rolster Bulletslogo std.png KT Rolster Bullets
2013-06-29 AMD-INVEN GamExperience SF.png SK Telecom T1 SK Telecom T1logo std.png 0 : 2 MVP Ozonelogo std.png MVP Ozone
2013-06-05 OLYMPUS Champions Spring 2013 Bronze.png SK Telecom T1 2 SK Telecom T1 2logo std.png 3 : 0 CJ Entus Frostlogo std.png CJ Entus Frost


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