|Alternate IDs:||Xpecíal (EU-W), TSM Xpec|
|Nicknames:||Radish, Hamster One, Xpecial-ed|
|Birthday:||August 12, 1992|
|Peak League:||Challenger (NA)|
|Fan Page:||Xpecial's Fan Club|
|Reddit:||Xpecial's Reddit Account|
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Xpecial hails from Temple City, California in the USA. He began his pro gaming career in many different MMOs as well as being involved in the DOTA pro scene, as it died out he moved onto League of Legends. He is currently the Support for WildTurtle on Team SoloMid.
- Is the quietest member of Team SoloMid. TheOddOne and Chaox repeatedly refer to Xpecial as Hamster.
- Despite filling his team's role as Support, he is a very skilled Solo Queue AP player, and has even outlaned Reginald on several occasions.
- Can box better than former AD carry Chaox. 
- Played three toplane practice games against Dyrus at IGN Proleague Season 4 - Las Vegas and won all of them.
- Parents own a vegetarian restaurant
- Played AP Tristana a lot while moving up through the solo queue ladder.
- His rune pages on his North American account "Xpecial" are all named after Taylor Swift songs.
- His LoL community involvement includes making champion guides and mentoring up-and-coming Support players.
- Is considered the best Support in North America by Counter Logic Gaming's AD Carry Doublelift.
- When he streams is known to now averages around 500-700 viewers.
- One of five players to have qualified for all 3 World Championships, along with Dyrus, Reginald, TheOddOne and, YellOwStaR.
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|2013-09-02||LCS North America Season 3 Summer Playoffs||Team SoloMid 0 : 3 Cloud 9|
|2013-05-26||All-Star Shanghai 2013||North America LCS 0 : 2 Korea Champions|
|2013-04-28||LCS North America Season 3 Spring Playoffs||Team SoloMid 3 : 2 Good Game University|
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|2011-12-19||National ESL Premier League Season 2||Team SoloMid 0 : 2 Team Curse|
|2011-12-11||2011 World Cyber Games Grand Finals||Chicks Dig Elo 2 : 1 exGameburg Team|
|2011-11-20||2011 MLG Providence||Team SoloMid 4 : 2 Epik Gamer|
|2011-10-09||IGN Proleague Season 3 - Atlantic City||Team SoloMid 0 : 2 Counter Logic Gaming|
|2011-09-24||Sound Blaster Nations Championship||Team USA 0 : 2 Team Canada|
|2011-09-11||Newegg Summer Wanfest 2011||Team SoloMid 0 : 2 Team Curse|
|2011-08-21||IEM Season VI - Global Challenge Cologne||Team SoloMid 1 : 2 Counter Logic Gaming|
|2011-06-20||Riot Season 1 Championship||Team SoloMid 2 : 0 Epik Gamer|
|2011-05||Go4LoL 2011 May Monthly Finals||Team SoloMid 1 : 0 unRestricted eSports|
|2011-04||Go4LoL 2011 April Monthly Finals||Team SoloMid 1 : 0 Icons of Vanity|
- June 16th - Xpecial Interview - Team SoloMid with MobaChampions
- April 11th - Interview with Xpecial: "We definitely worked extremely hard in preparation" with Team Dignitas
- June 9th - TSM Xpecial - MLG Anaheim Day Two with State of the League
- June 11th - Xpecial from TSM, MLG Insights, AMA! with Reddit
- July 13th - Xpecial Interview - History, Support, and the Ladies with IPL League of Legends
- July 19th - Team SoloMid Alex 'Xpecial' Chu Hopes League of Legends Season Three Offers More Defined Schedule with Forbes
- August 22nd - Road to PAX: Alex "Xpecial" Chu with SK Gaming
- September 4th - Xpecial and Dyrus - PAX NA Regionals (video) with State of the League
- September 24th - Honorable Competitors: Xpecial with Riot Games
- September 30th - TSM Visits the Curse House - Pluto Interviews Xpecial (video) with Reign of Gaming
- October 6th - World Championships - TSM Xpecial after elimination (video) with Reign of Gaming
- October 13th - League of Legends World Finals - Pluto Interviews Chaox and Xpecial (video) with Reign of Gaming
- November 2nd - Xpecial predicts North America will get Last Place at MLG Dallas (video) with Gamespot
- November 29th - IPL5 TheOddOne and Xpecial Pre Tournament Interview (video) with IGN ProLeague
- December 2nd - Xpecial chats about TSM's IPL 5 and comments on some drama (video) with GameSpot
- January 11th - TSM Xpecial - LCS NA Qualifiers Day One (video) with State of the League
- February 8th - LCS Post-Game: TSM Reginald, Dyrus and Xpecial [Week 1] (video) with MachinimaVS
- February 9th - Xpecial talks GameCrib, day 2 at the LCS and more (video) with GameSpot
- February 18th - Roles with the Pros - Support with Xpecial LCS Week 2 (video) with GameSpot
- March 1st - League of Legends LCS WK4 - Xpecial - TSM vs. Vulcun (video) with MachinimaVS
- March 15th - Xpecial talks about Dyrus Dad drama and game against GGU at MLG (video) with GameSpot
- March 21st - Xpecial talks on Wildturtle as a sub versus playing with Chaox (video with GameSpot
- March 28th - Reginald and Xpecial talk about replacing Chaox with Wildturtle (video) with GameSpot
- April 5th - League of Legends LCS WK8 - TSM vs. Curse: Xpecial (video) with MachinimaVS
- April 13th - Xpecial talks Camera Man Competition and facing Curse Again (video) with GameSpot
- April 18th - League of Legends LCS WK10 - Xpecial - CLG vs. TSM (video) with MachinimaVS
- April19th - Wildturtle and Xpecial talk important final match vs Dignitas (video) with GameSpot
- April 19th - Wildturtle and Xpecial talk about their Final Rankings at LCS (video) with GameSpot
- April 27th - League of Legends Spring Playoffs - Xpecial - TSM vs. Vulcun (video) with MachinimaVS
- April 29th - Xpecial and WildTurtle talk about Winning the LCS Playoffs (video) with GameSpot
- April 30th - LCS Spring Playoffs - TSM Xpecial Talks About the NA Scene (video) with Leaguepedia
- May 10th - Xpecial Talks Blue vs. Purple & Thoughts on LCS Thus Far (video) with MachinimaVS
- May 28th - Xpecial talks about his experience at the All Star Event (video) with Gamespot
- August 1st - Xpecial Discusses his plans to take out CLG at LCS Week 8 (video) with GameSpot
- August 16th - LCS Week 9 Day 2 TSM Xpecial "Scariest? Most likely a Korean team...MVP Ozone" (video) with Leaguepedia
- August 30th - Xpecial and Wildturtle Discuss their match against CLG at PAX (video) with GameSpot
- September 15th - Xpecial is Confident that Vulcun will make it out of Groups (video) with GameSpot
- October 15th - Xpecial 'Grilled': "The best thing about Doublelift was his laning." (Episode #79) (video) with Team Acer
- January 23rd, 2012 - Xpecial's Post-Kiev Vlog
- February 17th, 2012 - Xpecial's Vlog Before Curse Tourny Finals
- February 25th, 2012 - Xpecial's Vlog On TSM's Situation
- March 2nd, 2012 - Xpecial's Pre-Hannover and Corsair Vlog
- March 16th, 2012 - Xpecial's Vlog on TRM's Departure
- March 23rd, 2012 - Xpecial's Vlog Regarding Lulu
- March 31st, 2012 - Xpecial's Early Morning Vlog
- April 9th, 2012 - Xpecial's Vlog From Yoonie's Dorm
- April 20th, 2012 - Xpecial's Vlog on Streaming More!
- April 27th, 2012 - Xpecial's Vlog on Tera
- May 11th, 2012 - Xpecial's Vlog on EPS Departure
- May 18th, 2012 - Xpecial's Vlog Update Thingy '-'
- May 26th, 2012 - Xpecial's Vlog Prior to Triple LANs in Cali
- July 8th, 2012 - Xpecial's Vlog on TSM's Performance
- July 28th, 2012 - Xpecial's Happy B-Day Yoonie Vlog
- August 5th, 2012 - Xpecial's Vlog After Losing to Blaze
- August 25th, 2012 - Xpecial's Vlog Before Regionals
- September 15th, 2012 - Xpecial's Vlog on Current Practice Situation
- October 11th, 2012 - Xpecial's Final Vlog of Season 2
- October 22nd, 2012 - Xpecial's Last Vlog in NY Gaming House
- August 26th - What Did You Sacrifice for Your Career
- September 3rd - Regionals Aftermath and Beyond
- September 10th - Actual Thoughts on Worlds
- September 10th - Thoughts on Group Stage
- September 27th - World's Aftermath and Season 4
- October 6th - Xpecial - Break Time and Thoughts on S4
- October 12th - Xpecial - Random Vlog at UCLA
- October 16th - Xpecial - I Failed My Driver's Test
- October 23rd - Xpecial - Preseason Changes
- October 28th - Xpecial - Upcoming Fan Meet in San Jose!
- November 3rd - Xpecial - Future of TSM (Fixed)
- November 11th - Xpecial - End of Season 3
- November 18th - Xpecial - Season 4 and Supports
- November 25th - Xpecial - Preseason and Beyond
- December 3rd - Xpecial - Support Items Balance and New Velocity(?)
Xpecial at IPL Face Off: San Francisco Showdown