Gesture
Hong Jae-Hui 
South Korea
London Spitfire
Holds down the frontline in win
July 20, 2018
Gesture was a force to be reckoned with during the London Spitfire's 3-1 win over the Los Angeles Valiant on Wednesday.
ANALYSIS
Gesture just couldn't be taken down all throughout this series on Wednesday. Not only was he tearing it up on the frontline for the Spitfire, but it took an absurd amount of effort to bring him down on regular basis. Often needing almost double his health bar in damage to get killed, Gesture was an incredibly solid presence that the Valiant had to focus on at every moment. This gave his DPS stars, birdring and Profit, the space to wreak havoc, pushing the Spitfire to this big win.
Nabs crucial assists as Orisa
July 18, 2018
Gesture helped the London Spitfire to a 3-0 victory over the Los Angeles Gladiators as Orisa.
ANALYSIS
Gesture's name has often been mentioned as one of the best tanks in the Overwatch League, but his biggest contribution to London's season was as an accessory to birdring. As Orisa, Gesture pulled Shaz's Bastion off the payload on defense and helped to pull multiple players into the path of birdring's Dragonstrikes.
Only Stable Player
July 15, 2018
Gesture looked like the only good player on London during a 3-0 loss to the Los Angeles Gladiators in the first set of the playoffs series on Wednesday.
ANALYSIS
The entire Spitfire roster looked completely lost except for Gesture, whose tanking play could have made up for some underperforming players. Unfortunately, there was really nothing he could do when the entire team, other than him, underperformed. His shields and initiates were lost upon teammates who couldn't coordinate ultimates, and Gesture ended up doing more damage than most of his teammates; including the DPS. While he averaged 6.8 deaths per 10 minutes, the worst out of everyone on his team, it was more of a failure of his team not backing him up properly on his initiates or defensive plays, allowing him to die.
Rounds out Atlantic Division starting roster
June 26, 2018
Gesture has joined the starting roster of the Atlantic Division for this year's All-Star Game, Blizzard announced.
ANALYSIS
After the Spitfire finish up their playoff run this July, Gesture will have the chance to come back and represent his team at the All-Star Game in August as the starting main tank. He'll be joined by ArK, Pine, JJoNak, Saebyeolble, and Carpe on the incredibly stacked starting roster for the Atlantic Division. The other 12 players that will make up the full roster will be announced in July.
Spring in his Step
June 15, 2018
Gesture disrupted the enemy forces during a 4-0 victory over the Florida Mayhem on Thursday night.
ANALYSIS
Gesture looked better than he has in weeks, and it would've been a surprise if he didn't look better against the second bottom team in the League. Either way, his Winston play destroyed the supports of Florida with ease, giving his team lots of windows of opportunity.
Continues to spiral
June 8, 2018
Gesture's performance continues to plummet during a 2-1 loss to the Los Angeles Valiant.
ANALYSIS
Gesture used to be one of the most consistent players, but now, like the majority of the roster, he's continuing to play worse week by week, often looking good only when his opponents make mistakes. His Winston dives go from confident-it-will-work to extremely questionable. His consistency is nowhere to be found these days.
Uncharacteristically off-balance
June 3, 2018
Gesture performed poorly in a 3-1 loss to the Dallas Fuel.
ANALYSIS
Gesture has been a longtime pillar for the Spitfire, through his synergy with birdring and making strong initiates for his team to follow through. This time, however, he was just playing poorly, feeding meter to the opposing team or just dying outright. Not a big moment when the tank opens the team up to the assault from Dallas.
Rock Solid on a lonely island
May 27, 2018
Gesture at times was alone on an island during a 3-2 victory against the Seoul Dynasty.
ANALYSIS
Like a breath of fresh air, Gesture's Winston looked good in the series. It almost feels like a broken record, but since several London players have not been doing well for a while, it is always good to see when players hit their peaks that everyone knows that they're capable of. Gesture was on the frontlines, soaking damage, and doing his job. The problem was, however, that sometimes his team just didn't follow up, but his play itself was good.
Coordinated with the Team for Max Effectiveness
May 6, 2018
Gesture's coordination had an impact during a 3-1 victory over the Shanghai Dragons on Saturday.
ANALYSIS
Gesture brought out Orisa on Junkertown, using the graviton charge to set up a perfect self-destruct situation for fellow tank Fury to wipe out the Dragons during their push. While this isn't revolutionary, the London Spitfire has been lacking a lot of coordination this stage so seeing something like this is optimistic heading into the final stage of the season.
Lukewarm Winston Play
May 6, 2018
Gesture fumbled his plays in 3-2 victory to the Seoul Dynasty on Friday night.
ANALYSIS
Gesture wasn't all bad but he's still not playing as well as people are used to seeing him on the big stage. His Winston engages were either spot on or completely off the mark. He needs to get his bearings together before Stage 4 rolls around, as well as the rest of his team.
Causing chaos in enemy backlines
April 29, 2018
Gesture's Winston dives were key in 4-0 victory over the San Francisco Shock on Saturday.
ANALYSIS
Gesture's Winston was phenomenally unstoppable. He didn't die much but when he did he at least died with purpose. Soaking up damage without going too deep gave insurmountable map presence on Winston. This especially helped divert the attention from the Spitfire backline and onto Gesture, allowing the team to work and function like it used to.
Routinely picked off
March 31, 2018
Gesture had trouble staying alive in the London Spitfire's 2-3 loss against the Philadelphia Fusion in the Stage 2 Playoffs in the OWL.
ANALYSIS
Gesture is a top-tier Winston player, and always engages with at least one other teammate. This level of coordination is both a strength and a weakness. Against most teams, London used this strategy to get one or two picks, but the Fusion knew this would happen so they strategized around it. Thus, Gesture would quickly find himself in a hairy situation and have to back off. In the end, he couldn't change up his style of play enough to beat out the Fusion.
Stellar Winston play to secure victory
March 25, 2018
Gesture was a crazy monkey for the London Spitfire in a 3-1 victory over the Dallas Fuel for Day 4 in Week 5 of Stage 2 for the OWL.
ANALYSIS
Playing with the level of timing that Gesture displays on Winston is extremely difficult. The role requires perfect positioning, communication, and timing in order for all the pieces to fall into place. Gesture makes it all look easy as he's jumping in with Profit's Tracer to secure a kill onto chipshajen's Zenyatta, or knowing when to use Primal Rage in order to stall long enough for his team to retake the point. Gesture continues to show us what makes Winston such a strong tank effortlessly.
Throws down with Shanghai's backline
March 24, 2018
Gesture easily bullied Shanghai Dragons in a 4-0 sweep on Friday of the Overwatch League, Stage 2.
ANALYSIS
While not nearly as aggressive as most Winston players, Gesture continues to be one of the best tanks in the game thanks to his impeccable zoning. Gesture easily bullied around the Dragon's weak and disorganized frontline by simply walking up to them. In fact, both of Shanghai's tanks seemed to never be around as they often dove too deep onto London's frontline. This left easy targets for Gesture to clean-up with his signature Winston.
Shocks and zones Seoul Dynasty.
March 18, 2018
Gesture locked down Seoul Dynasty's frontline in a 4-0 on Saturday in the Overwatch League, Stage 2.
ANALYSIS
Gesture stuck to his Winston and it worked wonderfully for him. Seoul's frontline was completely disorganized, allowing Gesture to split their formations apart with simple engagements. His aggressive Winston forced his opponents to fight him, despite their backline getting shredded by London's DPS. For example, on Lijiang Tower Garden, Winston was able to box Seoul off the point in their first fight thanks to his Bubble Shield. The other instance would be on Lijiang Tower Night Market where Gesture bullied Seoul into the market hallway.
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