Florida Mayhem: Overwatch League's Swedish powerhouse based in Miami

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Florida Mayhem, hailing from the sunny south of North America’s eastern coast, will make their first appearance as part of the Overwatch League’s opening season. They’re one of six teams that make up the Atlantic Division, and here’s everything we know about them. 

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Interested in one of the other teams? Here you go:

Dallas Fuel | LA Gladiators | LA Valiant 
San Francisco Shock | Seoul Dynasty | Shanghai Dragons 
Boston Uprising | Philadelphia Fusion | Houston Outlaws 
London Spitfire | New York Excelsior

Florida Mayhem team information

  • Owners: Ben Spoont
    • Ben Spoont is the CEO and co-founder of UK-based esports team Misfits, which has teams across a variety of games including League of Legends and CS:GO. They already have a solid track record in competitive Overwatch, which should mean Mayhem are a team to watch out for in the League.   
  • Division: Atlantic
  • Social links: Twitter, Facebook, YouTube

Florida Mayhem roster

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All six members of Florida Mayhem hail from Misfits, and considering the successes the team has already had in Overwatch, this should mean they’re in a solid position to secure some victories. They were also all on their respective national teams for the 2017 World Cup, with the Swedes taking third place.

  • Kevyn ‘TviQ’ Lindström, DPS, Sweden
  • Andreas ‘Logix’ Berghmans, DPS, Belgium
  • Tim ‘Manneten’ Bylund, Flex/DPS, Sweden
  • Johan ‘CWoosH’ Klingestedt, Tank/Flex, Sweden 
  • Sebastian ‘Zebbosai’ Olsson, Support, Sweden
  • Aleksi ‘Zuppeh’ Kuntsi, Support, Finland

Acting as head coach for the team is Vytis ‘Mineral’ Lasaitis, but beyond that there is currently no additional support for Mayhem. This makes them one of the League’s smaller teams, but certainly not one to ignore. 

Florida Mayhem skins

Florida Mayhem skins

Reflecting the sunshine state from which the Miami and Orlando team hail, Florida Mayhem’s team colours are vibrant yellow and red, with a little black. It’s a good look for Reaper, we are sure you will agree. Here's their jersey and t-shirt:

Like all team jerseys and t-shirts, these are purchasable on the Blizzard gear store.

Florida Mayhem schedule

Preseason

Mayhem went 0-2 in preseason, and they don't have an easy time of it at the start of the main event either. Dallas and the SF Shock proved too much for them in the first stage, and they're heading straight for an impact with Spitfire and then Dynasty two matches later in season one. That's a harsh start for anyone, and if they can escape with wins they'll be looking great - but it's not likely based on their preseason performance.

Season One - Stage One

Stage one title matches will be that last week on Saturday, February 10 at 20:00 or 22:00 EST - likely the earlier slot as that is the purpose of the Atlantic Division. Given Mayhem and Misfits’ history in Overwatch, it's very possible they'll be involved.

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