Last weekend the Shanghai Dragons broke one of the longest running losing streaks ever, their 407 days without a win being almost unprecedented in either esports or traditional sports of any kind. Shanghai’s 0-42 slump finally ended with their first win of the Overwatch League, Blizzard’s franchised competitive gaming league that’s now two weeks into its second season.
This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://waypoint.vice.com/en_us/article/59xkzk/what-winning-means-for-an-esports-team-whose-identity-was-losing
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