|LGD Gaming (老干爹)|
|Team Captain:||Chen "Pyl" Bo|
|Affiliated Teams (Former):||LGD Gaming Academy|
|Created:||February 20, 2012|
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- 1 History
- 2 Trivia
- 3 Timeline
- 4 Player Roster
- 5 Organization
- 6 Team Achievements
- 7 Gallery
- 8 Highlight Videos
- 9 Interviews
- 10 Articles & Videos
- 11 Additional Content
- 12 See Also
- 13 Links
- 14 References
LGD Gaming, a Chinese eSports organization, picked up a League of Legends team in early 2012. The LGD club also sponsors several other teams and had already achieved success in the competitive DotA 2 scene.
Formation of LGD Gaming
LGD Gaming, one of the most famous esport teams in China, created the League of Legends team in 2012, lead by bug (now NoName). By the result of TGA Grand Prix 2012, LGD qualified for the Season 2 China Regional Finals, but fell short by losing to Invictus Gaming. In the 2013 season, Tencent had formed the Championship Series in China, LPL. LGD was one of the teams which had high hopes to join the league, but they failed in both the 2013 Spring Qualifier aswell as in the 2013 Summer Qualifier . They finally were succesful in the 2014 Spring Season and became a strong team in the LPL.
After failing to qualify for the 2014 World Championship, LGD decided to search for Korean players hoping to be able to qualify in the next season. Acorn from Samsung Blue, imp from Samsung White, and Flame from CJ Entus Blaze were all added to the roster, and LGD started their road to the top of China. Their Regular Season results were mediocre, with only a 7-5-10 record, but they still qualified for playoffs in 6th place. In the playoffs, LGD surprised expectations by beating both Oh My God and Snake Esports, 3rd-place and 2nd-place from the regular season, in back to back 3-0 sweeps to reach the finals to play against EDward Gaming. Although the series was close, EDG won 3 to 2 and advanced to the Mid-Season Invitational, while LGD took second place.
The Summer Season started out with Pyl, the team's captain and shotcaller, not being able to play in the first week. Fan replaced him in those games, but still, Pyl's absence led to underwhelming results. LGD ended the split with a 6-4-12 record, ending the Summer Split in 5th place and advancing to the Summer Playoffs. Despite their Regular Season finish, the team was expected to do well in playoffs, as in the last split they also didn't play particularly well until playoffs arrived. Those expectations proved to be right, as LGD defeated Vici Gaming and Snake Esports both 3 to 1 to advance to the Semifinals, where they beat heavy favorites EDward Gaming in a rematch of the Spring Split playoffs finals 3 to 0 against many predictions. They then played in the finals against Qiao Gu beating them 3 to 2, taking the first place finish in the 2015 Summer Playoffs and advancing as first seed from china to Worlds 2015. At Worlds, LGD disappointed heavily in week one, failing to win a single game. They bounced back slightly in week 2, taking games off of Team SoloMid and Origen but failing to beat KT Rolster. They were knocked out of worlds after placing third in their group.
LGD were the fan-voted team to attend IEM San Jose. They were knocked out in the first round, losing 2-0 to Team SoloMid.
- "LGD" stands for "Legendary".
- February 24th, Yu joins.
- May 10th, Punished joins to substitute for We1less while he recovers from a wrist injury.
- May 16th, Acorn and xiaoxi leave.
- May 17th, Pyl takes a break for surgery. Yu moves to support.
- May 19th, yiw joins.
- June 29th, 1ntruder moves from trainee to the starting roster.
- December 2nd, MaRin leaves.
- December 18th, Croc and SukiM join. Punished moves to starting top laner. yiw and Yu leave.
- December 19th, Punished renames to Funny. We1less renames back to GODV.
- April 26th, 2nd Place at 2015 LPL Spring Playoffs.
- May 21st, YeLuo and Fan join. Homme joins as the coach.
- July 16th, BSYY leaves.
- July (approx.), xiaoxi joins.
- August 7th, Chris joins as the coach.
- August 19th, FireFox joins as the analyst.
- August 24th, Chris leaves.
- December 3rd, Flame leaves.
- December 5th, TBQ leaves.
- December 7th, Heart joins as coach.
- December 9th, Eimy joins.
- December 10th, MaRin joins.
- December 17th, FireFox leaves. Acorn takes on analyst duties.
- December 29th, Jinoo joins. PAinEvil renames back to We1less.
|Jinoo||Lim Jin-woo (임진우)||Top|
|Eimy||Xie Dan (谢丹)||Jungle|
|Cool||Yu Jia-Jun (余家俊)||Mid|
|GodV||Wei Zhen (韦朕)||Mid|
|Imp||Gu Seung-bin (구승빈)||AD|
|Pyl||Chen Bo (陈博)||Support|
|Funny||Li Yuan-Hui (李元辉)||Top|
|Croc||Park Jong-hoon (박종훈)||Jungle|
|Intruder||Tang Sheng (唐圣)||Jungle||Young Glory|
|SukiM||Chen Zhi-Yuan (陈智远)||AD|
|yiw||Hu Zi-Qi (胡子奇)||Mid|
|Yu||Li Xin-Nan (李鑫男)||Support|
|MaRin||Jang Gyeong-hwan (장경환)||Top||Afreeca Freecs|
|Acorn||Choi Cheon-ju (최천주)||Top||Saint Gaming|
|xiaoxi||Wei Li-Sheng (李盛维)||Jungle||ZTR Gaming|
|YeLuo||Chen Li-Bin (陈立彬)||Sub/Mid|
|Fan||Liu Yi-Fan (刘益帆)||Sub/Support|
|TBQ||Zhu Yong-Quan (朱永权)||Jungle||Oh My God|
|Flame||Lee Ho-jong (이호종)||Top||Incredible Miracle|
|XQ||Li Ying-Jie (李英杰)||Sub/AD||Hyper Youth Gaming|
|Star||Fu Yang (付阳)||Sub/Top||EP.Eternal|
|Rena||Chan Dick-Kay (陳迪祺)||Sub/Mid||Dream or Reality|
|17||Xu Zhao (徐曌)||Top||Positive Energy|
|Styz||Qu Zi-Liang (屈梓良)||AD||Energy Pacemaker|
|Senou||Zhou Shi-Qi (周世祺)||Top|
|Heroic||Yin Yong (殷勇)||Jungle||LGD Gaming Academy|
|Tyrant||Fan Chen-Gang (范晨剛)||Sub||Doran e-Sports Club|
|MagicWindom||Leung Tsz Fung||Top|
|Stonylol||So Dung Fu (蘇東富)||AD||YouCantStopMe|
|Victor||Chen Wei (陈威)||AD|
|Bug||Zhou Qi-Lin (周祺琳)||Jungle||Royal Club Tian Ci|
|Zw||Zhang Wei (张威)||Top||Vici Gaming|
|Ayaya||Li Linzhi (李凌志)||Jungle||Coach|
|Ruru||Pan Jie (潘婕)||CEO|
|Mo||Jin Mo (莫晋)||Leader|
|Younnnnnn||Yin Peng (尹鹏)||Translator|
|Heart||Lee Gwan-hyung (이관형)||Head Coach||Royal Never Give Up|
|Acorn||Choi Cheon-ju (최천주)||Analyst||Saint Gaming|
|FireFox||Huang Ting-Hsiang (黃鼎翔)||Analyst||EDward Gaming|
|Amaranth||Gao Yu (高宇)||Coach|
|Nicholas||Yang Shun-Hua (杨舜华)||Manager|
|Mint||Li Jing-Yuan (李静媛)||Leader|
|Chris||Siu Keung (蕭強)||Coach||Invictus Gaming|
|BSYY||Luo Sheng (罗盛)||Coach/Manager||Oh My God|
|insence||He Bin (何斌)||Coach||Energy Pacemaker|
|Ayaya||Li Linzhi (李凌志)||Coach||TM.Origin|
|In Premier Tournaments|
|2017-04-21||Q||2017 LPL Summer Promotion||3 : 0||Young Miracles|
|2017-04-16||11 - 12th||2017 LPL Spring Regular Season||4 : 12||Group Stage (W/L)|
|2016-08-11||Q||2017 LPL Spring Promotion||3 : 1||Newbee|
|2016-08-07||9 - 10th||2016 LPL Summer Regular Season||7 : 9||Group Stage (W/L)|
|2016-07-01||9 - 12th||2016 Demacia Cup||2 : 4||Group Stage (W/L)|
|2016-04-13||7 - 8th||2016 LPL Spring Playoffs||1 : 3||Vici Gaming|
|2016-04-10||7 - 8th||2016 LPL Spring Regular Season||8 : 8||Group Stage (W/L)|
|2015-11-21||5 - 6th||IEM Season X - San Jose||0 : 2||Team SoloMid||$ 2,000|
|2015-10-10||9 - 11th||2015 Season World Championship||2 : 4||Group Stage (W/L)||$ 45,000|
|2015-08-09||1st||2015 LPL Summer Playoffs||3 : 2||Qiao Gu Reapers||¥ 800,000|
|2015-08-09||5th||2015 LPL Summer Regular Season||6-12-4||Group Stage (W/L)|
|2015-07-10||5 - 8th||2015 Demacia Cup Summer Season||0 : 3||Oh My God|
|2015-04-26||2nd||2015 LPL Spring Playoffs||2 : 3||EDward Gaming||¥ 400,000|
|2015-04-12||6th||2015 LPL Spring Regular Season||7-10-5||Group Stage (W/L)|
|2015-03-27||5 - 8th||2015 Demacia Cup Spring Season||0 : 3||Invictus Gaming|
|2014-09-07||4th||2014 Season China Regional Finals||1 : 2||Oh My God|
|2014-08-22||4th||2014 LPL Summer Playoffs||0 : 3||Star Horn Royal Club||¥ 150,000|
|2014-08-16||22 - 28th||X Championship S1||0 : 1||Team RM|
|2014-08-16||4th||2014 LPL Summer Regular Season||4-6-4||Group Stage (W/L)|
|2014-07-14||17 - 28th||Demacia Cup Season 2||1 : 2||Team RM|
|2014-04-26||5th||2014 LPL Spring Regular Season||4-4-6||Group Stage (W/L)||¥ 200,000|
|2014-01-01||5 - 8th||Demacia Cup Season 1||0 : 2||Oh My God|
|2013-12-31||Q||2014 LPL Spring Promotion||3 : 0||Group Stage (W/L)|
|2013-11-20||1st||TGA Grand Prix Winter 2013||2 : 1||Vici Gaming||¥ 100,000|
|2013-06-13||5 - 6th||TGA Grand Prix Summer 2013||1 : 2||Group Stage (W/L)|
|2013-03-14||7 - 12th||GIGABYTE StarsWar League Season 2||0:0:5||Group Stage (W/L)|
|2012-11-19||5 - 8th||TGA Grand Prix Winter 2012||1 : 2||Group Stage (W/L)|
|2012-07-26||3 - 4th||Season 2 Regional Finals - Shanghai||0 : 2||Invictus Gaming|
|2012-06-23||4th||TGA Grand Prix 2012||0 : 2||Canis Lupus Campestris|
|In Minor Tournaments|
|2013-03-21||3rd||Alienware ESL GO4LOL 2013 Season 1||W : FF||Royal Club||￥ 2,000|
|2012-12-22||3rd||Gunnar Invitational||W : FF||Invictus Gaming Young||￥ 3,000|
|2012-11-13||3rd||Go4LoL Pro Asia Season 3||2 : 0||CC5||￥ 3,000|
|2012-05-20||3rd||EASARS PCG Pro League||2 : 0||All Gamers||￥ 2,000|
- January 9th, We are LGD-Gaming LOL Division, Ask Us Anything! with Reddit
- September 2nd, LGD AMA: CANNOT FULLY PREPARE FOR CLEARLOVE’S COUNTERGANK by EsportsHeaven
- October 4th, LGD vs TSM - LGD Reira Interview with Twitch
Articles & Videos
- January 23rd, LPL Brief: LGD Gaming (AKA Let's Go Disband) (15m53s) by the Chinese LoL Broadcasting Channel
- February 10th, LGD's decision in the top lane: ice, or fire? by Tyler "Fionn" Erzberger on theScore
- August 16th, LGD Gaming: The second king of China by Kelsey Moser on theScore
- September 10th, From second-best to first: LGD Gaming by Emily "Lynnminmay" Rand on LoL Esports
- September 12th, Worlds 2015 Team Profile: LGD by HeckMayster on Esports Heaven
- September 14th, The Road to Worlds: an in-depth look at LGD Gaming by Kelsey Moser on theScore
- October 6th, Kelsey Moser on LGD's flop and the Chinese practice ethic by Kelsey Moser on theScore
- December 15th, Escaping LGDepression: a look at LGD's roster changes for 2016 by Kelsey Moser on theScore
- September 30th, LGD Diary-LGD Little Mo's Composition Appreciation Day 2 translated by beatricecass on Gold Per 10
- September 30th, LGD’s Diary // Day 2 // Worlds PARIS translated by Rach on Gold Per 10
- LGD Gaming's Weibo Post (Chinese) weibo.com
- Cool transfers to LGD Gaming from Newbee Gaming esports.yahoo.com
- LGD Gaming announce full roster for 2017 Summer: Cool as starting mid, GodV to rest esports.yahoo.com
- 高分打野路人Yu加盟LGD英雄联盟战队 (Chinese) p.t.qq.com
- Punished temporarily joins LGD Gaming as starting mid laner; We1less benched for injury thescoreesports.com
- LGD Reira's tweet
- Acorn Leaves LGD pvplive.net
- LGD weibo post (Chinese)weibo.com
-  bbs.ngacn.cc
- LGD Gaming's Tweet twitter.com
- LGD weibo post (Chinese) twitter.com
- LGD Gaming's Weibo Post (Chinese) weibo.com
- 2017年LPL春季赛战队名单公布 lol.qq.com
- 2015LPL夏季赛LGD战队选手名单 (Chinese) p.t.qq.com
- Homme加盟LGD战队 与白色月牙一同执教 (Chinese) p.t.qq.com
- BSYY's Weibo Status (Chinese) p.t.qq.com
- LPL Summer - Week 11 Day 1 youtube.com
- 前皇族功勋教练Chris携手前电竞龙教练火狐加盟LGD英雄联盟 (Chinese) weibo.com
- 採訪LGD：Chris已離職 Faker未贏過韋神 (Chinese) wangyou.pcgames
- 이호종's Facebook Post (Korean) facebook.com (English Translation reddit.com)
- TBQ confirms he has left LGD Gaming thescoreesports.com
- 前UP辅助选手Heart转型 加盟LGD担任教练 (Chinese) weibo.com
- LGD's Tencent weibo (Chinese) t.qq.com
- LGD-Gaming's Tweet twitter.com
- FireFox's Weibo Post (Chinese) weibo.com
- 2016赛季LPL春季赛战队大名单汇总 (Chinese) lol.qq.com
- LGD's Weibo Post (Chinese) t.qq.com
- 세체원 '임프' 구승빈, 중국 LGD 입단 (Korean) inven.co.kr
- LGD Gaming's Twitter Post (English) twitter.com
- 最后一名三星队员着陆 Acorn加盟LGD (Chinese) wangyou.pcgames.com
- ACE LOL's Tencent Weibo Post t.qq.com
- LGD's Tencent Weibo Post t.qq.com
- 技嘉SWL第11日：TPA再度登场迎战MVP LGD无奈弃权 starswar.org
- LGD全新登场虽败犹荣 starswar.org
- LGD.ZW宣布退役 原汉宫辅助平野绫将顶替空缺(Chinese)