With just over two weeks before the beginning of Pacific Kickoff, Gen.G Gen.G Korea Rank #4 Munchkin Byeon Sang-beom (변상범) t3xture Kim Na-ra (김나라) Meteor Kim Tae-O (김태오) Lakia Kim Jong-min (김종민) Karon Kim Won-tae (김원태) have announced the acquisition of Kang "solo" Geun-chul (강근철) for the head coach position. He will replace Kim "HSK" Hae-seong (김해성), who becomes the team's new Head of Strategy.

HSK was first picked up in October as head coach, following his time on DetonatioN FocusMe DetonatioN FocusMe Japan Rank #3 Medusa An Min-cheol (안민철) neth Yusuke Matsuda Meiy Ibuki Seki popogachi Souta Morita Anthem Yoshitaka Enomoto . He joined Detonation in 2021 as a player, switching to a coaching role the next two years. He remained on the team for 2023, which they finished with a 0-11 record between LOCK//IN, the Pacific League, and the Pacific LCQ.

Previously a coach for Dplus Esports Dplus Esports Korea Rank #3 NGen Lee Jae-hong (이재홍) Hermes Ahn Byeong-wook (안병욱) SeliG Um Hyun-sung (엄현성) freeing No Ha-jun (노하준) exy Park Geun-cheol (박근철) , solo is best known for his time on NUTURN NUTURN Inactive as a player, reaching Masters Reykjavík in 2021. By the end of the year he moved to coaching, joining Dplus (then Damwon Gaming). Throughout the years he helped the team stay at the top of Challengers Korea, reaching the 2022 East Asia LCQ and Pacific Ascension in 2023.

With HSK, Gen.G participated in one OFF//SEASON event, Convergence 2023. They defeated True Rippers True Rippers Asia-Pacific Rank #17 Techno Shravana Kumar Sahoo Aryu Philip Vergara d1srupt Nereus Lico DEATHMAKER Debanjan Das hellff Sagnik Roy but lost to FUT Esports FUT Esports Europe Rank #5 MrFaliN Furkan Yeğen yetujey Eray Budak AtaKaptan Ata Tan cNed Mehmet Yağız İpek qRaxs Doğukan Balaban , failing to reach the final.

Gen.G Gen.G Korea Rank #4 Munchkin Byeon Sang-beom (변상범) t3xture Kim Na-ra (김나라) Meteor Kim Tae-O (김태오) Lakia Kim Jong-min (김종민) Karon Kim Won-tae (김원태) will next play at Kickoff:

  • Byeon "Munchkin" Sang-beom (변상범)
  • Kim "t3xture" Na-ra (김나라)
  • Kim "Meteor" Tae-O (김태오)
  • Kim "Lakia" Jong-min (김종민)
  • Kim "Karon" Won-tae (김원태)
  • Kang "solo" Geun-chul (강근철) (Head coach)
  • Kim "HSK" Hae-seong (김해성) (Staff)