YamatoCannon

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YamatoCannon
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Background Information
Name: Jakob Mebdi
Country of Birth: Sweden Sweden
Birthday: December 30, 1995 (1995-12-30) (age 21)
Residency: News Label - Europe.png Europe
Competitive
Team: Team Vitality
Role: Coach
Previous Role: Top
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Soloqueue IDs: CJ YamatoKami, hc YamatoCannon, WACKAFL0CKAFLAME, DB YamatoCannon, yamatocannón, H2k YamatoCannon, YamatoPotato, WW YamatoCannon, mTL Tt YamCannon, ManOfOneWáy
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Team History
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Sep 2011 - Oct 2011
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Nov 2011 - Jan 2012
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Jan 2012 - May 2012
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Jul 2012 - Aug 2012
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Aug 2012 - Oct 2012
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Oct 2012 - Oct 2012
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Oct 2012 - Jan 2013
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Feb 2013 - May 2013
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Apr 2013 - May 2013
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May 2013 - Jun 2013
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Jun 2013 - Aug 2013
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Aug 2013 - Dec 2013
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Jan 2015 - Apr 2015
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Apr 2015 - Apr 2015
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Apr 2015 - Jan 2016
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Jan 2016 - Apr 2017
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May 2017 - Present
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Jakob "YamatoCannon" Mebdi is a former League of Legends player and the current head coach for Team Vitality.

Biography

Jakob is from Västerås, Sweden. Before playing League of Legends he played high level World of Warcraft, Warcraft 3 and Starcraft 2. In League of Legends, he has played on various teams as AP, Top, and AD. He is known as a very versatile player. He was the AD carry for Team Solo Mebdi. However, the team disbanded after three of its members were banned by Riot for exceptionally toxic behavior.[1]

2015 Season

On January 10th, MeetYourMakers announced YamatoCannon as their new head coach for the 2015 EU LCS Spring Season.[2] After MYM was auto-relegated from the LCS, YamatoCannon joined the Russian team Glacial Phoenix as their head coach. He stated that while he eventually wanted to return to coaching an LCS team, he also didn't want to take any time off; he also stated he did not plan to ever return to competing as a player.[3]

On April 15th, Team ROCCAT announced YamatoCannon as their new Head Coach.[4]

Trivia

  • Known for his  Olaf playstyle in season 2.
  • Played as Top, Mid and AD competitively.
  • His name refers to the Yamato Cannon from the Starcraft franchise, a powerful nuclear shot fired from a terran Battlecruiser unit.
  • Speaks fluent Arabic, English, Polish, and Swedish.

Achievements

As a Coach

  • 2016
  • 2015
2016
Date Event Result
2016-09-05 2016 Season Europe Regional Finals Gold.png Splyce Splycelogo std.png 3 : 2 UOLlogo std.png Unicorns Of Love
2016-08-28 EU LCS 2016 Summer Playoffs Silver.png Splyce Splycelogo std.png 1 : 3 G2logo std.png G2 Esports
2016-08-01 EU LCS 2016 Season Summer Split Silver.png Splyce Splycelogo std.png 9-6-3 Blanklogo std.pngGroup Stage (W/L)

As a Player

Articles

  • 2016

Interviews

  • 2017
  • 2016
  • 2015
  • 2013
  • 2012

Vlogs

Other Content

Gallery

External Links

References

  1. eSports Competition Rulings: Suspensions of StunnedandSlayed, Veigodx and Rayt3ch legaueoflegends.com
  2. MeetYourMaker's Facebook Post facebook.com
  3. YamatoCannon VLOG 1 - My Career and my future youtube.com
  4. Team ROCCAT is loaded and so am I: Big Announcement (video) youtube.com