|Country of Birth||France|
|Birthday||April 14, 1997 (age 22)|
|Soloqueue IDs||HB Cabochard, GSI Cabochard, NiP Cabochard, The Enslaved, GG BenQ Cabo, v Daddychard, otwoeur11 (KR)|
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Lucas "Cabochard " Simon-Meslet is a French player who is currently the top laner for Team Vitality.
Cabochard's first notable tournament was at Paris Games Week 2013, where he competed with Escape the Ninja Pandas. The team ended up finishing in 3rd place at the tournament. Soon after this, Cabochard joined Heavy Botlane.
After a short spell on Heavy Botlane, Cabochard joined COREPLAY towards the start of the season. During his time on the roster, the team managed to make it to the semifinals at the International Invitational Tournament 3, losing only to Cloud 9 Eclipse. After the tournament, the roster disbanded and Cabochard moved on to join GSI Gaming.
After only a month on the team, Cabochard left and rejoined Heavy Botlane. Another short stint on the team led to him being picked up by Ninjas in Pyjamas. His first tournament with NiP was Summer Series #2. The team ended up coming in 2nd in the tournament, losing to SK Gaming Prime in the final. He also competed with the team in the FACEIT Challenger Invitational 3, where the team came in 1st place.
NiP's performance in the last summer series meant that they had secured their spot in the Summer Playoffs. Cabochard and the team finished 4th, losing to Unicorns of Love in the third-place match. The team then played in the FACEIT Gamescom Challenge and finished 2nd, losing to H2k-Gaming in the final. The team also managed a 3rd place finish at 2014 Black Monster Cup Europe Fall.
Gambit Gaming had a successful Spring Split, finishing 4th in the regular season, partially thanks to Cabochard's impressive performances on Kennen and Morgana in particular. The team's regular season performance meant that they would be playing in the Spring Playoffs. They were beaten 3-1 by Unicorns Of Love in the playoff quarterfinals.
Due to their 1st place finish at IEM Cologne, the team were invited to compete at the IEM Season IX - World Championship. After a Round 1 loss against the CJ Entus, Cabochard and Gambit Gaming were knocked out of the tournament, losing to Team WE in Round 1 of the losers bracket.
Cabochard and the team had an unsuccessful Summer Split, eventually finishing the regular season in 8th place. This meant that Gambit Gaming would be playing in the 2016 Spring Promotion. Cabochard and the team faced mousesports, winning the series and securing their place in the 2016 Spring Season.
Cabochard joined Vitality for the 2016 season. With himself, Shook, Nukeduck, Hjärnan, and kaSing comprising the roster, the team was considered one of the top lineups in the LCS, and they finished the split in third place, behind the surprise first-place G2 Esports and second-place H2k. In the playoffs, however, they were upset by the sixth-place Fnatic and eliminated in the quarterfinals.
- His ID Cabochard is named after the song "Cabochards" by 25G featuring Seth Gueko. "Cabochard" is French for "Stubborn" or "Pigheaded".
- He is the younger brother of Istari.
- Also has a second older brother.
- As of 2020, he has played in every game for Team Vitality since its formation.
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- April 21, Interview de Cabochard, TopLaner. (French/English) with , and on GSI Gaming
- August 14, Cabochard, top des NiP, au micro de Millenium à la Gamescom 2014 (French video) with , and on Millenium
- December 21, [IEM] Interview avec Cabochard (French) with , and on ESL France
- December 21, Gambit Cabochard: "I expected to do better actually in the laning phase in the second game" (video) with , and on Gambit Gaming
- February 21, Bonjour, I am Gambit Cabochard, AMA! with , and on Reddit
- March 21, Gambit Cabochard: "In the Current Meta You Can Carry from Top Lane" (video) with , and on Gambit Gaming
- April 14, Interview with Cabochard - "My name comes from a French rap song, I guess they made Cabochard perfume after they smellt me (;" with , and on Goldper10
- July 28, The Fallen: Reflecting on Cabochard by , and on The Score
- September 15, Interview with Cabochard of Gambit Gaming: “I actually feel like if we could have played the last weeks and then playoffs with Forg1ven we would have gone to worlds.” with , and on News of Legends
- January 24, "Ich glaube nicht, dass ich da sterben sollte" - Vitality Shook & Cabochard with , and on Summoner's Inn
- January 26, Cabochard on picking Graves and Vitality's strengths with , and on The Score
- February 13, Starting over: An Interview with Cabochard of Vitality with , and on News of Legends
- February 13, Cabochard: ‘We have the edge over UoL and H2K will be the hardest…but we can take them as well' with , and on The Score
- February 19, Cabochard: "Wir sind nicht in unserer finalen Form" with , and on SPORT1
- March 14, Cabochard on H2K and G2: 'We don't feel like they are better than us' with , and on The Score
- July 13, Cabochard on why it was important to beat Origen and Shook’s return to the jungle with , and on The Score
- December 17, Team Vitality LCS 2016 - Player Spotlight #5 - Cabochard by , and on Team Vitality
- March 16, Player Spotlight: Cabochard and Djoko with Jeff Latham on LoL Esports
- September 26, Team Vitality's Boot Camp in Korea: "They say that we're trapped in group B. But it's the other way around, RNG and Gen.G are trapped with us." with Joonkyu "Lasso" Seok and Yudae "Akiin" Oak on Inven Global
- October 11, Cabochard jokes about two Korean losses "the gap is closing I guess" with Travis Gafford on YouTube
- October 21, Push To Talk Ep08S01 - Cabochard (French) with Krok on YouTube
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