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It’s been a wild ride in the Overwatch League since stage one concluded. The first three days of April alone have seen nearly a dozen trades, retirements, additions, and updates to league teams. All of this is a lot to keep track of, especially since stage two starts on April 4.
To help you out, we’ve compiled a chronological list of the changes that have taken place during the stage hiatus, from March 17 (the end of regular season play) to April 3.
- Daniel “Dafran” Francesca retires from professional Overwatch play and becomes a full-time streamer partnered with the Atlanta Reign.
- Christian “cocco” Jonsson, assistant coach for the Dallas Fuel and former professional player, announces that he is stepping down and returning home to Sweden.
- Boston Uprising signs Zion “Persia” Yang, a former Talon Esports player, as a flex support.
- The great off-tank swap: Boston Uprising trade Lucas “NotE” Meissner to the Dallas Fuel for Richard “rCk” Kanerva.
- San Francisco Shock trade Andrej “Babybay” Francisty to the Atlanta Reign.
- The Washington Justice release coach Mark “Obasill” Regush.
- The Toronto Defiant release strategic coach Kim “Don” Dong-wook.
- Paris Eternal head coach Julien “daemoN” Ducros steps down from his position.
- Paris Eternal promote former player development coach Félix “Féfé” Münch to head coach, replacing daemoN.
- daemoN is announced as Dallas Fuel’s newest assistant coach, replacing cocco.
- Toronto Defiant’s Lee “Stellar” Do-hyung announces his retirement from professional Overwatch, citing personal reasons.
- Atlanta Reign sign Nathan “frd” Goebel, an off-tank from Contenders team Gladiators Legion.
- Toronto Defiant sign DPS player Jin “im37” Hong from North American Contenders team Second Wind.
- Florida Mayhem drop players Kevyn “TviQ” Lindström, Damon “Apply” Conti, and Caleb “McGravy” McGarvey as well as coaches Vytis “Mineral” Lasaitis and Jung “Yeah” Young-su to move in an all-Korean roster direction.
- Dallas Fuel’s Hyeon “EFFECT” Hwang retires from professional Overwatch.
- Los Angeles Gladiators’ Aaron “Bischu” Kim temporarily steps in to play flex-tank for Gladiators Legion in Contenders.
- Washington Justice’s assistant general manager Kate Mitchell will step down at the end of stage two.
- Los Angeles Valiant adds Marvin “Promise” Schröder as assistant coach.
This article will be updated as new changes are announced. This article was last updated at 1:55PM CT on April 10.