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Chaox
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Background Information
Name: Shan Huang
Country: China China
Birthday: June 14, 1991 (1991-06-14) (age 24)
Role: AD
League Information
Peak League: ChallengerTier.png Challenger I (CN)
Sponsor: Kingston HyperX
Alternate IDs: Shan Huang, Bahzinga, Chàox (EUW), HOY 2 THE WORLD, ChaoxLoL, 岩龙爆谷 (CN), Clyde the Panda, roflnao
Social Media Links
Livestream: Twitch.tv
Facebook: Facebook Fanpage
Twitter:
Reddit: Chaox's Reddit Account
Video archive: ChaoxLol
Team History
Jan 2011 - Mar 2013
Team SoloMid
Jun 2014 - Jul 2014
Team Coast
Dec 2014 - Present
Team Roar
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Shan "Chaox" Huang is a high elo player, who previously played as AD Carry for Team Roar.

Biography

Chaox was originally born in Chengdu, China and lived in Nanjing, China until the age of seven, when his family moved to Montreal, Canada. At the age of 13, his family moved again to Long Island, New York. While playing for TSM, Chaox lived in the TSM Gaming House, first in New York and later in California. After his departure from Team SoloMid, Chaox moved back to his home in New York.

League of Legends Career TSM Era and Departure

Chaox first started gaming at the age of 3 on the SNES, and later on became a semi-competitive player in Dota, World of Warcraft, and Heroes of Newerth before becoming a professional League of Legends player. He first played League of Legends during the beta, but disliked it at first, feeling it wasn't up to par with DotA. After the announcement of the Season 1 prizepool, he stuck with the game. He was recruited to Team SoloMid in January 2011 after playing with and against Reginald in solo queue. At first, he was Team SoloMid's support player, but then after Locodoco's departure from SoloMid, Chaox became the starting AD carry, a position he would hold for over two years. With TSM, Chaox placed first in several online and offline events and became one of the most well-known AD Carry players in the world.

On March 25th, 2013, Chaox was released from Team SoloMid and replaced by WildTurtle. Support player Xpecial claimed the release was due to differences between Chaox and TSM's midlaner Reginald; however after Wildturtle's impressive performance with TSM, every member of the team agreed they would rather have WildTurtle play instead of Chaox.[1][2]

Trip to Asia and Retirement

After leaving Team SoloMid, Chaox visited China to learn more about e-Sports. He planned to leave on April 14, 2013 and have the trip to last for two months: one month in China and another month in Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore and Korea. [3] Unfortunately his trip was delayed because his mother burned his visa,[4] but on April 23, Chaox finally arrived Shanghai, China.[5]

While in Asia, Chaox spent time with multiple organizations, including Vici Gaming, Invictus Gaming, and Garena. He also appeared on Tencent LoL Pro League 2013 as a guest.[6] On June 20th, 2013, Chaox arrived back in North America.[7]

On June 21st, 2013, Chaox announced his retirement from competitive League of Legends in a vlog on his YouTube channel, [8]. On August 20th and 21st, Chaox represented UNICEF in the eBay Charity Invitational 1v1 tournament[9]. He defeated OneBadBrad but lost to fabbbyyy in the semifinals on the next day.

Return to competitive League of Legends

On October 6th, 2013, Chaox announced that he is offically looking for a competitive team. [10] His first match since coming out from retirement was as a temporary substitute as AD for Napkins in Disguise on North American Challenger League Week 3 Day 3.[11] He then tried out for Team Coast, playing as a temporary sub ADC in Challenger Leagues/tournaments that Coast was competing in at the time, such as the NACL[12], however ultimately the position was given to WizFujiiN.

On June 9th, 2014, in announcing Team Coast's new roster, it was officially revealed that Chaox would become their full-time coach.[13] Chaox moved into Coast's gaming house in Las Vegas [14] On July 22nd, 2014, Chaox decided to step down as the coach for Coast in order to focus on his own competitive play. He mentioned that while he could see coaching as a future career, he is currently trying to climb the ranked ladder and be on the look out for opportunities to return as a competitive player. [15]

On July 29th, 2014, it was announced that Chaox would substitute as Counter Logic Gaming's AD carry while the main roster bootcamps in Korea. [16] He played in four games with a roster consisting entirely of temporary subs.

On October 10th, 2014, it was rumored on ROBERTxLEE's stream that Chaox would replace him as the starting AD Carry for Complexity.

Trivia

  • Attended SUNY Stony Brook.[17] [18]
  • Played a lot of
    Pantheon
    early in his career.
  • His play style on
    Irelia
    was very famous in Season 1 and achieved a nickname of "Best Irelia NA" by Fans from China in Season 1.
  • Was an active contributor to the SoloMid.net guides and considers by fans that he is the enlightenment of AD Carry.[19]
  • Considered a genius of theorycrafting by Dyrus.[20]
  • At first, streamers humorously pronounced his Summoner name as "Chow-ex". Professional commentators and the public now use "Kay-ox", the intended pronunciation.
  • His favorite color is red.
  • His first streaming computer was bought for him by his father after he explained what streaming was.
  • Plays the trading card games, Magic: The Gathering, and Hearthstone recreationally and with other LoL players.
  • Spent $500 dollars on the Hearthstone beta.
  • Simultaneously held both ranks 1 and 2 in Solo Queue during Season 3 (before the League system was implemented) on NA servers with Chaox and his smurf, HOY 2 THE WORLD.
  • Rune pages are named after fruits, such as Cantaloupe and Grapes.
  • Prefers to only have 1 mastery page that he can change on the fly.
  • Based on Chaox's unparalleled last hit skill on minions, he achieved a nickname of "King of Last Hit" by Fans from China.[21]
  • His favorite part about Chinese Team Gaming House is the Good Healthy Food, which was cooked by the nanny everyday. [22]
  • His favorite team is KT Rolster Bullets.
  • His all time favorite AD Carry is
    Ashe
  • Now dedicates some stream time to provide a lesson to a random subscriber in his channel.
  • Was pentakilled by a UPS deliveryman, along with the other members of TSM. [23]
  • His main account is still banned from the LoL forums because of selling lessons back in Season 1.
  • While trying out as ADC for Team Coast, he has played only
    Caitlyn
    in the NACL.

Achievements

2012
Date Event Result
2012-12-16 SoloMid Series - Finals Copper.png Team SoloMid
0 : 3
Team FeaR
2012-12-09 SoloMid Series - Week 6 Gold.png Team SoloMid
2 : 1
Team Curse
2012-10-28 SoloMid Series - Week 2 Gold.png Team SoloMid
2 : 0
Orbit Gaming
2012-10-21 SoloMid Series - Week 1 Gold.png Team SoloMid
2 : 1
Orbit Gaming
2012-09-23 Solomid NA Invitational 10 Silver.png Team SoloMid
0 : 2
Monomaniac Ferus
2012-09-10 Solomid NA Invitational 8 Gold.png Team SoloMid
W : FF
Team Curse
2012-09-02 Season Two North American Regional Finals Gold.png Team SoloMid
2 : 0
Team Dignitas
2012-08-19 Solomid NA Invitational 7 Silver.png Team SoloMid
1 : 2
Team Curse
2012-08-12 IPL Face Off: San Francisco Showdown Gold.png Team SoloMid
3 : 0
Team Curse
2012-08-08 Solomid NA Invitational 6 Gold.png Team SoloMid
2 : 0
mTw North America
2012-08-05 MLG Summer Arena Silver.png Team SoloMid
0 : 2
Azubu Blaze
2012-07-29 Solomid NA Invitational 5 Bronze.png Team SoloMid
1 : 2
mTw North America
2012-07-17 Elite of Europe Copper.png Team SoloMid
1 : 2
Moscow Five
2012-07-08 Solomid NA Invitational 4 Bronze.png Team SoloMid
0 : 2
mTw North America
2012-06-17 GIGABYTE Esports LAN Gold.png Team SoloMid
2 : 0
CLG Black
2012-06-10 2012 MLG Anaheim Gold.png Team SoloMid
2 : 1
Counter Logic Gaming
2012-06-03 Reign of Gaming International Invitational Gold.png Team SoloMid
2 : 1
Epik Gamer
2012-05-28 Solomid NA Tournament Circuit Gold.png Team SoloMid
4 : 2
td
2012-04-08 IGN Proleague Season 4 - Las Vegas Gold.png Team SoloMid
2 : 0
Counter Logic Gaming
2012-04-01 Leaguecraft ggClassic Gold.png Team SoloMid
2 : 0
4Not.Fire
2012-03-16 Fatal1ty Gaming Gear League of Legends Tournament Gold.png Team SoloMid
2 : 1 Just Your Average Joes
2012-01-22 IEM Season VI - Global Challenge Kiev Silver.png Team SoloMid
1 : 2
Moscow Five

Articles & Videos

Interviews

Vlog

Gallery

References

  1. Xpecial - My Side youtube.com
  2. WildTurtle Replacing Chaox as Starter on TSM newsoflegends.com
  3. E-sports trip to Asia information below the stream screen twitch.tv
  4. REASON WHY TRIP IS DELAYED youtube.com
  5. Arrived in Shanghai, China youtube.com
  6. LOL职业联赛春季赛 互动 ChaoX来到现场 v.qq.com
  7. Chaox's Facebook post facebook.com
  8. Announcement Vlogu youtube.com
  9. Player Profilesebaycharity.gg
  10. Chaox's Twitter post twitter.com
  11. Chaox's facebook postfacebook.com
  12. Team Coast with Chaox tonight on ADC vs. Velocity facebook.com
  13. Team Coast Roster Announcementteamcoast.net
  14. Team Coast announce new LoL rosterongamers.com
  15. Team Coast announcementfacebook.com
  16. [1]clgaming.net
  17. Chaox's Vlog - Week Long Party youtube.com
  18. Chaox's AMA solomid.net
  19. SoloMid.net search - Chaox Guide solomid.net
  20. A 10+ Minute Dyrus AMA reddit.com
  21. ChaoX叹息国内电竞圈混乱 赴台发展07073.com
  22. Chaox's Facebook postfacebook.com
  23. UPS Guy Pentakills TSM (minus Xpecial) youtube.com