LGD Gaming

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LGD Gaming (老干爹)
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Team Information
Location: China China
Team Captain: Chen "Pyl" Bo
Sponsor(s): HyperX
Razer
DouyuTV
History
Created: February 20, 2012(2012-02-20)
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Current Roster
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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.

History

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.

2015 Season

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.

2016 Preseason

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.

Trivia

  • "LGD" stands for "Legendary".

Timeline

  • 2017
  • 2016
  • 2015
  • 2014
  • 2013
  • 2012
  • January 23rd, Heart leaves coaching role.[1]

Player Roster

Active

R C ID Name Role
Current Official Residency China Funny Li Yuan-Hui (李元辉) 01 Top
Current Official Residency South Korea Jinoo Lim Jin-woo (임진우) 01 Top
Current Official Residency China 1ntruder Tang Sheng (唐圣) 02 Jungle
Current Official Residency South Korea Croc Park Jong-hoon (박종훈) 02 Jungle
Current Official Residency China Eimy Xie Dan (谢丹) 02 Jungle
Current Official Residency China GODV Wei Zhen (韦朕) 03 Mid
Current Official Residency South Korea imp Gu Seung-bin (구승빈) 04 AD
Current Official Residency China SukiM Chen Zhi-Yuan (陈智远) 04 AD
Current Official Residency China Pyl Chen Bo (陈博) 05 Support

Former

C ID Name Role Next Team
China yiw Hu Zi-Qi (胡子奇) 03 Mid
None
China Yu Li Xin-Nan (李鑫男) 05 Support
None
South Korea MaRin Jang Gyeong-hwan (장경환) 01 Top Freecslogo std.png Afreeca Freecs
South Korea Acorn Choi Cheon-ju (최천주) 01 Top Saintlogo std.png Saint Gaming
China xiaoxi Wei Li-Sheng (李盛维) 02 Jungle ZTR Gaminglogo std.png ZTR Gaming
China YeLuo Chen Li-Bin (陈立彬) 08 Sub/Mid
None
China Fan Liu Yi-Fan (刘益帆) 10 Sub/Support
None
China TBQ Zhu Yong-Quan (朱永权) 02 Jungle OMGlogo std.png Oh My God
South Korea Flame Lee Ho-jong (이호종) 01 Top IMlogo std.png Incredible Miracle
China XQ Li Ying-Jie (李英杰) 09 Sub/AD HYGlogo std.png Hyper Youth Gaming
China Star Fu Yang (付阳) 06 Sub/Top Energy Pacemakerlogo std.png Energy Pacemaker.Eternal
Hong Kong Rena Chan Dick-Kay (陳迪祺) 08 Sub/Mid DoRlogo std.png Dream or Reality
China 17 Xu Zhao (徐曌) 01 Top PositiveEnergyLogo std.png Positive Energy
China Styz Qu Zi-Liang (屈梓良) 04 AD Energy Pacemakerlogo std.png Energy Pacemaker
China Senou Zhou Shi-Qi (周世祺) 01 Top
None
China Heroic Yin Yong (殷勇) 02 Jungle Lgdlogo std.png LGD Gaming Academy
China Tyrant Fan Chen-Gang (范晨剛) 11 Sub Doranlogo std.png Doran e-Sports Club
Hong Kong MagicWindom Leung Tsz Fung 01 Top
None
Hong Kong Stonylol So Dung Fu (蘇東富) 04 AD YCSMlogo std.png YouCantStopMe
China Woyue 04 AD
None
China Victor Chen Wei (陈威) 04 AD
None
China Bug Zhou Qi-Lin (周祺琳) 02 Jungle Royal TClogo std.png Royal Club Tian Ci
China Zw Zhang Wei (张威) 01 Top Vicilogo std.png Vici Gaming
China Ayaya Li Linzhi (李凌志) 02 Jungle Coachlogo std.png Coach

Organization

Current

ID Name Position
China Ruru Pan Jie (潘婕) CEO
China Mo Jin Mo (莫晋) Leader
China Younnnnnn Yin Peng (尹鹏) Translator

Former

ID Name Position Next Team
South Korea Heart Lee Gwan-hyung (이관형) 11 Head Coach
None
South Korea Acorn Choi Cheon-ju (최천주) 11 Analyst Saintlogo std.png Saint Gaming
Taiwan FireFox Huang Ting-Hsiang (黃鼎翔) 11 Analyst EDGlogo std.png EDward Gaming
China Amaranth Gao Yu (高宇) Coach
None
China Nicholas Yang Shun-Hua (杨舜华) Manager
None
China Mint Li Jing-Yuan (李静媛) Leader
None
Hong Kong Chris Siu Keung (蕭強) 11 Coach IGlogo std.png Invictus Gaming
China BSYY Luo Sheng (罗盛) 11 Coach/Manager OMGlogo std.png Oh My God
China insence He Bin (何斌) Coach Energy Pacemakerlogo std.png Energy Pacemaker
China Ayaya Li Linzhi (李凌志) Coach TMOriginLogo std.png TM.Origin

Team Achievements

In Premier Tournaments
Date Place Event Result Winnings
2016-08-11 LPL 2017 logo.png I1Q 2017 LPL Spring Promotion 3 : 1 Newbeelogo std.png Newbee
2016-08-07 LPL 2017 logo.png A55th 2016 LPL Summer Regular Season 7 : 9 Blanklogo std.pngGroup Stage (W/L)
2016-07-01 DC logo small.png A99 - 12th 2016 Demacia Cup 2 : 4 Blanklogo std.pngGroup Stage (W/L)
2016-04-13 LPL 2017 logo.png A77 - 8th 2016 LPL Spring Playoffs 1 : 3 Vicilogo std.png Vici Gaming
2016-04-10 LPL 2017 logo.png A44th 2016 LPL Spring Regular Season 8 : 8 Blanklogo std.pngGroup Stage (W/L)
2015-11-21 Esltumbnail.png A55 - 6th IEM Season X - San Jose 0 : 2 Tsmlogo std.png Team SoloMid $ 2,000
2015-10-10 WCS 2015 small.png A99 - 11th 2015 Season World Championship 2 : 4 Blanklogo std.pngGroup Stage (W/L) $ 45,000
2015-08-09 LPL 2017 logo.png A11st 2015 LPL Summer Playoffs 3 : 2 QGlogo std.png Qiao Gu Reapers ¥ 800,000
2015-08-09 LPL 2017 logo.png A55th 2015 LPL Summer Regular Season 6-12-4 Blanklogo std.pngGroup Stage (W/L)
2015-07-10 DC logo small.png A55 - 8th 2015 Demacia Cup Summer Season 0 : 3 OMGlogo std.png Oh My God
2015-04-26 LPL 2017 logo.png A22nd 2015 LPL Spring Playoffs 2 : 3 EDGlogo std.png EDward Gaming ¥ 400,000
2015-04-12 LPL 2017 logo.png A66th 2015 LPL Spring Regular Season 7-10-5 Blanklogo std.pngGroup Stage (W/L)
2015-03-27 DC logo small.png A55 - 8th 2015 Demacia Cup Spring Season 0 : 3 IGlogo std.png Invictus Gaming
2014-09-07 RpPoints.png A44th 2014 Season China Regional Finals 1 : 2 OMGlogo std.png Oh My God
2014-08-22 LPL 2017 logo.png A44th 2014 LPL Summer Playoffs 0 : 3 SH Royallogo std.png Star Horn Royal Club ¥ 150,000
2014-08-16 XCS logo small.png C222 - 28th X Championship S1 0 : 1 RMlogo std.png Team RM
2014-08-16 LPL 2017 logo.png A44th 2014 LPL Summer Regular Season 4-6-4 Blanklogo std.pngGroup Stage (W/L)
2014-07-14 DC logo small.png B717 - 28th Demacia Cup Season 2 1 : 2 RMlogo std.png Team RM
2014-04-26 LPL 2017 logo.png A55th 2014 LPL Spring Regular Season 4-4-6 Blanklogo std.pngGroup Stage (W/L) ¥ 200,000
2014-01-01 DC logo small.png A55 - 8th Demacia Cup Season 1 0 : 2 OMGlogo std.png Oh My God
2013-12-31 LPL 2017 logo.png I1Q 2014 LPL Spring Promotion 3 : 0 Blanklogo std.pngGroup Stage (W/L)
2013-11-20 TGA logo small.png A11st TGA Grand Prix Winter 2013 2 : 1 Vicilogo std.png Vici Gaming ¥ 100,000
2013-06-13 TGA logo small.png A55 - 6th TGA Grand Prix Summer 2013 1 : 2 Blanklogo std.pngGroup Stage (W/L)
2013-03-14 StarsWar logo.png A77 - 12th GIGABYTE StarsWar League Season 2 0:0:5 Blanklogo std.pngGroup Stage (W/L)
2012-11-19 TGA logo small.png A55 - 8th TGA Grand Prix Winter 2012 1 : 2 Blanklogo std.pngGroup Stage (W/L)
2012-07-26 RpPoints.png A33 - 4th Season 2 Regional Finals - Shanghai 0 : 2 IGlogo std.png Invictus Gaming
2012-06-23 TGA logo small.png A44th TGA Grand Prix 2012 0 : 2 Clclogo std.png Canis Lupus Campestris
In Major Tournaments
Date Place Event Result Winnings
2016-11-20 A22nd National Electronic Sports Tournament 2016 0 : 2 IGlogo std.png Invictus Gaming ¥ 100,000
2015-11-27 A55 - 8th National Electronic Sports Tournament 2015 1 : 2 Vicilogo std.png Vici Gaming
2015-11-06 B717 - 24th 2015 National Electronic Sports Open 1 : 2 Blanklogo std.pngGroup Stage (W/L)
2015-04-28 A55 - 8th International Esports Tournament 2015 1 : 2 Welogo std.png Team WE ¥ 10,000
2014-12-21 A11st World GameMaster Tournament 2014 2 : 1 GTlogo std.png Gamtee ¥ 100,000
2014-12-07 A22nd 2014 National Electronic Sports Open 1 : 2 EDGlogo std.png EDward Gaming ¥ 80,000
2014-11-09 A33 - 4th G-League 2014 1 : 2 EDGlogo std.png EDward Gaming ¥ 10,000
2013-12-29 A55th G-League 2013 0 : 2 YGlogo std.png Young Glory
2013-10-11 A99 - 16th 2013 WCG China Qualifiers 0 : 2 Blanklogo std.pngGroup Stage (W/L)
2013-08-11 A11st APG Premier League Season 2 2 : 1 Rstarslogo std.png RisingStars Gaming ¥ 25,000
2013-07-06 A55 - 6th StarsWar 8 0 : 2 PositiveEnergyLogo std.png Positive Energy
2012-12-08 A44 - 6th HAN Pro League 0 : 2 SH Royallogo std.png Royal Club ¥ 3,000
2012-10-28 A55 - 6th World e-Sports Masters 2012 0 : 1 IGlogo std.png Invictus Gaming $ 6,000
2012-04-30 A44th NVIDIA Game Festival 2012 0 : 2 Ehlogo std.png EHOME
In Minor Tournaments
Date Place Event Result Winnings
2013-03-21 A33rd Alienware ESL GO4LOL 2013 Season 1 W : FF SH Royallogo std.png Royal Club ¥ 2,000
2012-12-22 A33rd Gunnar Invitational W : FF IGlogo std.png Invictus Gaming Young ¥ 3,000
2012-11-13 A33rd Go4LoL Pro Asia Season 3 2 : 0 Logo std2.png CC5 ¥ 3,000
2012-05-20 A33rd EASARS PCG Pro League 2 : 0 AllGamersLogo std.png All Gamers ¥ 2,000

Gallery

Highlight Videos

Interviews

Articles & Videos

  • 2016
  • 2015

Additional Content

  • 2015

See Also

Links

References

  1. LGD Gaming's Weibo Post (Chinese) weibo.com
  2. 高分打野路人Yu加盟LGD英雄联盟战队 (Chinese) p.t.qq.com
  3. Punished temporarily joins LGD Gaming as starting mid laner; We1less benched for injury thescoreesports.com
  4. LGD Reira's tweet
  5. Acorn Leaves LGD pvplive.net
  6. LGD weibo post (Chinese)weibo.com
  7. [1] bbs.ngacn.cc
  8. LGD Gaming's Tweet twitter.com
  9. LGD weibo post (Chinese) twitter.com
  10. LGD Gaming's Weibo Post (Chinese) weibo.com
  11. 2017年LPL春季赛战队名单公布 lol.qq.com
  12. 2015LPL夏季赛LGD战队选手名单 (Chinese) p.t.qq.com
  13. Homme加盟LGD战队 与白色月牙一同执教 (Chinese) p.t.qq.com
  14. BSYY's Weibo Status (Chinese) p.t.qq.com
  15. LPL Summer - Week 11 Day 1 youtube.com
  16. 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
  17. 採訪LGD:Chris已離職 Faker未贏過韋神 (Chinese) wangyou.pcgames
  18. 이호종's Facebook Post (Korean) facebook.com (English Translation reddit.com)
  19. TBQ confirms he has left LGD Gaming thescoreesports.com
  20. 前UP辅助选手Heart转型 加盟LGD担任教练 (Chinese) weibo.com
  21. LGD's Tencent weibo (Chinese) t.qq.com
  22. LGD-Gaming's Tweet twitter.com
  23. FireFox's Weibo Post (Chinese) weibo.com
  24. 2016赛季LPL春季赛战队大名单汇总 (Chinese) lol.qq.com
  25. LGD's Weibo Post (Chinese) t.qq.com
  26. 세체원 '임프' 구승빈, 중국 LGD 입단 (Korean) inven.co.kr
  27. LGD Gaming's Twitter Post (English) twitter.com
  28. 最后一名三星队员着陆 Acorn加盟LGD (Chinese) wangyou.pcgames.com
  29. ACE LOL's Tencent Weibo Post t.qq.com
  30. LGD's Tencent Weibo Post t.qq.com
  31. 技嘉SWL第11日:TPA再度登场迎战MVP LGD无奈弃权 starswar.org
  32. LGD全新登场虽败犹荣 starswar.org
  33. http://v.youku.com/v_show/id_XNDMyMTAxMzg0.html
  34. LGD.ZW宣布退役 原汉宫辅助平野绫将顶替空缺(Chinese)