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T1 (esports)

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T1 (previously known as SK Telecom T1 or SKT T1) is a South Korean esports organization operated by T1 Entertainment & Sports, a joint venture between SK Telecom and Comcast Spectacor. The team that would become SKT T1 was originally founded in 2002 by StarCraft player Lim "BoxeR" Yo-hwan under the name Team Orion, which was later renamed to 4 Union in December 2003. In April 2004, South Korean wireless carrier SK Telecom began sponsoring the team, officially creating the team SK Telecom T1. T1's League of Legends team has won the 2013, 2015, and 2016 editions of the League of Legends World Championship.

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DivisionsLeague of Legends
FoundedApril 13, 2004; 19 years ago (April 13, 2004)
Based inSeoul, South Korea
ColorsRed, white, and black
CEOJoe Marsh
PartnersSK Telecom, Samsung Electronics, BMW, Nike, DouYu, Red Bull, Twitch, Hana Bank, SteelSeries
Parent groupSK Telecom (54%)
Comcast Spectacor (34%)
Highland Capital (12%)