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LGD Gaming (老干爹)
Team Information
Location: China China
Number of Players: 8
Team Staff
Managers: Pan "Ruru" Jie
Team Captain: Chen"PYL" Bo
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Created: February 20, 2012(2012-02-20)
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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.



LGD Gaming was created on February 20th, 2012. Their first tournament appearance was at the NVIDIA Game Festival 2012 where the team finished 4th after an 0-2 loss to EHOME. LGD were able to qualify for the Season 2 Regional Finals - Shanghai but didn't manage to qualify for Worlds after losing 0-2 against Invictus Gaming.


LGD spent most of the 2013 season playing in several tournaments. They achieved 1st place finishes at the 2013 TGA Grand Prix Winter and the Season 2 APG Premier League. They also attended the 2014 LPL Spring Promotion Tournament and qualified for the 2014 LPL Spring Split.


With their sights set on a trip to Worlds, LGD played in the regular season of the 2014 LPL Spring Split. In their first LPL split, they were able to finish 5th with 4 wins, 4 draws and 6 losses, barely missing playoffs. The 2014 LPL Summer Split was slightly more successful for the LGD squad. During the regular season they were able to place 4th which would qualify them for the 2014 LPL Summer Playoffs. However, they were quickly eliminated after losing 0-3 to Edward Gaming and then 0-3 to Star Horn Royal Club in the Loser's Bracket. With these heavy losses, LGD was unable to qualify for the 2014 World Championship.


After acquiring Korean imports Imp, Acorn and Flame, LGD entered the 2015 season with high aspirations. Despite a 6th place finish in the regular season of the 2015 LPL Spring Split, LGD was able to qualify for the 2015 LPL Spring Playoffs. In playoffs, they were able to take out OMG and then Snake Esports in two 3-0 sweeps. In the finals, despite putting up a very strong performance against Edward Gaming, LGD lost 2-3 in a very close series. The regular season of the 2015 LPL Summer Split was similar to the spring one for LGD. They would finish 5th, once again qualifying for playoffs. Looking to avenge their loss to EDG, they would take out both Vici Gaming and Snake Esports in 3-1 victories. In the semifinals they faced off against Edward Gaming and defeated them 3-0, avenging their defeat in the spring finals. With only the impressive rookie team Qiao Gu Reapers standing in their path, LGD would defeat them in a really close 3-2 series, finally winning their first LPL title. This would also qualify them for the 2015 World Championship.

At Worlds, LGD was drawn in Group D along with KT Rolster, Origen and Team SoloMid. Despite being the favorites in the group according to many analysts, LGD was unable to win a game in Week 1. They defeated Origen and Team SoloMid in Week 2 but were unable to deafeat KT Rolster. With a 2-4 record, LGD was eliminated from Worlds and finished in 9th-12th place.

LGD also attended 2015 NEST and IEM X - San Jose but were unable to place in the Top 4 in both tournaments.


With Flame and TBQ leaving in December of 2015, LGD entered the 2016 Season after signing MaRin and Eimy for the top lane and jungle position respectively. Hoping to bounce back from their rough Worlds and post-Worlds performances, LGD would go into the 2016 LPL Spring Split with high hopes. Being placed in Group A, LGD struggled in the first several weeks of play. Despite having good players in every position, they struggled to play as a team. In the second half of the season however, they started playing better and bounced back, finishing 4th in their group with an 8-8 record. They would face off against Vici Gaming in Round 1 of the 2016 LPL Spring Playoffs but would go on to lose 1-3, finishing the Spring Split in 7th-8th. Summer was a rough split for LGD as the team finished 5th place in their group. As a result of this, they would attend the 2017 LPL Spring Promotion but were able to re-qualify for the LPL after defeating Newbee 3-1.


  • January 23rd, Heart leaves.[1]
  • February 7th, Chen “Dgc” Xu joins as Head Coach.[2]

  • December 2nd, Flame leaves.[10]
  • December 5th, TBQ Leaves.[11]
  • December 7th, Heart joins as Head Coach.[12]
  • December 9th, Eimy joins.
  • December 10th, MaRin Joins as the starting Top laner.[13]
  • December 17th, Acorn becomes Analyst. Firefox leaves.[14]

Player Roster

ID Name Role
China Funny Li Yuan-Hui (李元辉) Top
China Eimy Xie Dan (谢丹) Jungle
China Godv Wei Zhen (韦朕) Mid
South Korea imp Gu Seung-bin (구승빈) AD
China Pyl Chen Bo (陈博) Support

ID Name Role
South Korea Jinoo Lim Jin-woo (임진우) Top
China 1ntruder Tang Sheng (唐圣) Jungle
South Korea Croc Park Jong-hoon (박종훈) Jungle
China SukiM Chen Zhi-Yuan (陈智远) AD

ID Name Role Next Team
China yiw Hu Zi-Qi (胡子奇) Mid
China Yu Li Xinnan (李鑫男) Support
South Korea MaRin Jang Gyeong-Hwan (장경환) Top
afreeca Freecs
China Xiaoxi Li Shenwei Jungle
ZTR Esports
South Korea Acorn Choi Cheon-ju (최천주) Top
Hyper Youth Gaming
China XQ Li Ying-Jie (李英杰) AD
Hyper Youth Gaming
China TBQ Zhu Yong-Quan (朱永权 Jungle
South Korea Flame Lee Ho-jong (이호종) Top
Incredible Miracle
China Star Fu Yang (付阳) Sub/Top
Energy Pacemaker.All
China Styz Qu Zi-Liang (屈梓良) Sub/AD
Energy Pacemaker
China 17 Xu Zhao (徐曌) Top
Positive Energy
Hong Kong Rena Chen Di-Qi (陈迪祺) Sub/Mid
China Senou Zhou Shi-Qi (周世祺) Top
China Heroic Yin Yong (殷勇) Jungle
LGD Gaming Academy
China Tyrant Fan Chen-Gang (范晨剛) Sub
Hong Kong MagicWindom Tsz Fung Leung Top
Hong Kong Stonylol Su Dong-Fu (苏东富) AD
China Woyue AD
China Victor Chen Wei (陈威) AD
China Bug Zhou Qi-Lin (周祺琳) Jungle
Royal Club Tian Ci
China Zw Zhang Wei (张威) Top
Vici Gaming
China Ayaya Li Lin-Zhi (李凌志) Jungle Coachlogo std.png Coach


ID Name Position
China BSYY Luo Sheng (罗盛) Coach/Manager
China Ruru Pan Jie (潘婕) Manager
China Dgc Chen Xu Head Coach
China Amaranth Gao Yu (高宇) Coach
China Mint Li Jing-Yuan (李静媛) Leader

ID Name Position Next Team
South Korea Heart Lee Gwan-hyung (이관형) Head Coach
Royal Never Give Up
South Korea Acorn Choi Cheon-ju (최천주) Analyst
Hyper Youth Gaming
China Firefox Coach
China Ayaya Li Lin-Zhi (李凌志) Coach
China insence He Bin (何斌) Coach
Energy Pacemaker

Team Achievements

2016 Tournaments
Date Place Event Result Winnings
2016-11-20 NEST Logo.png A22nd 2016 NEST 0 : 2
Invictus Gaming
¥ 100,000
2016-08-07 LPL.png A55th 2016 LPL Summer Split Group B 7 - 9 Group Stage/Round Robin (W/L)
2016-07-01 DemaciaCup Logosmall.png A99 - 16th 2016 Demacia Cup 2 - 4 Group Stage/Round Robin (W/L)
2016-04-13 LPL.png A77 - 8th 2016 LPL Spring Playoffs 1 : 3
Vici Gaming
2016-04-10 LPL.png A44th 2016 LPL Spring Split Group A 8 - 8 Group Stage/Round Robin (W/L)

2015 Tournaments
Date Place Event Result Winnings
2015-11-27 NEST Logo.png A55 - 8th 2015 NEST 1 : 2
Vici Gaming
¥ 10,000
2015-11-21 Esltumbnail.png A55 - 6th IEM X San Jose 0 : 2
Team SoloMid
$ 2,000
2015-10-10 Worlds Logosmall.png A99 - 12th 2015 World Championship 2 : 4 Group Stage/Round Robin (W/L) $ 45,000
2015-08-23 LPL.png A11st 2015 LPL Summer Playoffs 3 : 2
Qiao Gu Reapers
¥ 800,000
2015-08-09 LPL.png A55th 2015 LPL Summer Split 24 : 10 Group Stage/Round Robin (W/L)
2015-04-29 International Esports Tournament 2014.png A55 - 8th International Esports Tournament 2015 1 : 2
Team WE
2015-04-26 LPL.png A22nd 2015 LPL Spring 2 : 3
EDward Gaming
¥ 400,000

2014 Tournaments
Date Place Event Result Winnings
2014-12-28 A33 - 4th 2014 G-League 1 : 2
EDward Gaming
2014-12-21 WGT logo small.png A11st 2014 WGT Finals 2 : 1
2014-12-07 NESO Logo.png A22nd 2014 NESO 1 : 2
EDward Gaming
2014-08-22 LPL.png A44th 2014 LPL Summer Playoffs 0 : 3
Star Horn Royal Club
¥ 150,000
2014-08-16 LPL.png A44th 2014 LPL Summer Regular Season 14 : 14 Group Stage/Round Robin (W/L)
2014-04-25 LPL.png A55th 2014 LPL Spring Regular Season 12 : 16 Group Stage/Round Robin (W/L) ¥ 200,000
2014-01-01 LPL.png A55 - 8th Demacia Cup Season 1 0 : 2

2013 Tournaments
Date Place Event Result Winnings
2013-12-29 Gleaguelogo small.png A55th G-League 2013 0 : 2
Young Glory
2013-12-31 LPL.png I1Q 2014 LPL Spring Promotion 3 : 0 Group Stage/Round Robin (W/L)
2013-11-20 TGA logo small.png A11st Tencent Games Arena Grand Prix Winter 2013 2 : 1
Vici Gaming
¥ 100,000
2013-10-11 WCGlogo small.png A99 - 16th 2013 WCG China Qualifiers 0 : 2 Group Stage/Round Robin (W/L)
2013-08-11 A11st APG Premier League Season 2 2 : 1
RisingStars Gaming
¥ 25,000
2013-07-06 StarsWar logo.png A55 - 6th StarsWar 8 0 : 2
Positive Energy
2013-06-13 TGA logo small.png A55 - 6th Tencent Games Arena Grand Prix Summer 2013 1 : 2 Group Stage/Round Robin (W/L)
2013-03-21 Go4LoL.png A33rd Alienware ESL GO4LOL 2013 Season 1 W : FF
Royal Club
¥ 2,000
2013-03-14 StarsWar logo.png A77 - 12th GIGABYTE StarsWar League Season 2 0:0:5 Group Stage/Round Robin (W/L)

2012 Tournaments
Date Place Event Result Winnings
2012-12-22 A33rd Gunnar Invitational W : FF
Invictus Gaming Young
¥ 3,000
2012-12-08 A44 - 6th HAN Pro League 0 : 2
Royal Club
¥ 3,000
2012-11-19 TGA logo small.png A55 - 8th Tencent Games Arena Grand Prix Winter 2012 1 : 2 Group Stage/Round Robin (W/L)
2012-11-13 Go4LoL.png A33rd Go4LoL Pro Asia Season 3 2 : 0
¥ 3,000
2012-11-11 A22nd GIGABYTE StarsWar League 0 : 4
Team WE
¥ 20,000
2012-10-28 WEMlogo.png A55 - 6th World e-Sports Masters 2012 0 : 1
Invictus Gaming
$ 6,000
2012-07-26 RpPoints.png A33 - 4th Season 2 Regional Finals - Shanghai 0 : 2
Invictus Gaming
2012-06-23 TGC logo small.png A44th Tencent Game Arena Grand Prix 2012 0 : 2
Canis Lupus Campestris
2012-05-20 A33rd EASARS PCG Pro League 2 : 0
All Gamers
¥ 2,000
2012-04-30 A44th NVIDIA Game Festival 2012 0 : 2


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  1. LGD's Twitter Post twitter.com
  2. Dgc joins LGD Gaming as LoL Head Coach esports.yahoo.com
  3. LGD Gaming signs Yu thescoreesports.com
  4. Punished joins as temporary starting mid laner thescoreesports.com
  5. Acorn and Xiaoxi leave LGD Gaming thescoreesports.com
  6. 2016年12月,@LGD_英雄联盟 [email protected] 张庆欢正式离队并返回韩国发展。 weibo.com
  7. Translation by @Marco_YS35 twitter.com
  8. LGD's Twitter Post twitter.com
  9. LGD Gaming announce their 2017 LPL Spring roster, including Korean jungler Croc esports.yahoo.com
  10. Flame's Facebook Post facebook.com
  11. [1] thecoreesports.com
  12. LGD Gaming's Facebook Post facebook.com
  13. [2] Twitter.com
  14. Firefox's Weibo Post weibo.com
  15. LGD Gaming's Tencent Weibo Post t.qq.com
  16. [뉴스 세체원 '임프' 구승빈, 중국 LGD 입단] inven.co.kr
  17. 最后一名三星队员着陆 Acorn加盟LGD pcgames.com
  18. [3] t.qq.com
  19. 技嘉SWL第11日:TPA再度登场迎战MVP LGD无奈弃权 starswar.org
  20. LGD全新登场虽败犹荣 starswar.org
  21. http://v.youku.com/v_show/id_XNDMyMTAxMzg0.html
  22. LGD.ZW宣布退役 原汉宫辅助平野绫将顶替空缺(Chinese)