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Dodo

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Dodo
IMT Dodo 2017 Spring.png
Background Information
NameKang Jun-hyeok (강준혁)
Country of BirthSouth Korea South Korea
NationalityUnited States United States
BirthdayFebruary 25, 1989 (age 30)
Residency
NA
 North America
Competitive
TeamTeam Liquidlogo std.pngTeam Liquid
RoleCoach
Previous Role(s)Manager
Support
Favorite ChampsThreshSquare.pngAlistarSquare.png
Competitive IDsDodo8
Social Media & Links
Infobox Twitterlogo std.png
Team History
Dec 2013 - Oct 2015
Supportrole icon.png
Team 8logo std.pngTeam 8
Oct 2015 - Nov 2017
Managerrole icon.png
Immortalslogo std.pngImmortals
Jun 2016 - May 2017
Supportrole icon.png
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Immortalslogo std.pngImmortals
Dec 2017 - Present
Coachrole icon.png
Team Liquidlogo std.pngTeam Liquid

Kang "Dodo" Jun-hyeok (Hangul: 강준혁) is a coach for Team Liquid. He was previously known as Dodo8.

Biography

Jun was born in Seoul, South Korea in 1989, and he lived in Korea until 2000, when he moved to Orange County in the United States. He has been playing video games since the third grade, beginning with StarCraft. He played Heroes of Newerth competitively from 2010 to 2011 with Evil Geniuses, then the top-ranked team in the world. He switched to League of Legends after growing bored of HoN and also wanting to play with his real-life friends. In 2013, Jun graduated from California State University of Long Beach with a major in education.

2014 Season

With Team 8, dodo8 played in and won multiple Challenger events during Season 4, including the Black Monster Cup once, the Lone Star Clash 3, and then the Black Monster Cup a second time. The team's success in Riot-sponsored events was less impressive, but they eventually managed to qualify for the Spring 2015 LCS.

2015 Preseason

Dodo8 and maplestreet substituted for Lyon Gaming at IEM San Jose, replacing Arce and NerzhuL, respectively.[1] They were eliminated in the quarterfinals, losing 0-2 to Unicorns of Love and tied for fifth place with paiN Gaming.

2015 Season

In the spring split of the 2015 LCS, Team 8 initially slipped into ninth place after the fifth week. After a more successful end to the season, however, they climbed into a tie for the final playoff spot, but lost the tiebreaker to Team Liquid and settled into seventh with a 9-9 record. In the summer season, Team 8 once again finished the regular season tied for seventh; however, this time, they lost to Cloud9 and were sent to the 2016 Spring Promotion Tournament. They chose Team Imagine as their Challenger opponent and beat them 3-1 to stay in the LCS for the spring season.

2016 Preseason

In October 2015, Immortals was announced as the new brand of Team 8.[2] Shortly after the rebranding, Dodo8 retired from competitive play and became the team's player manager.[3][4]

Trivia

  • "Dodo" means "stoic" in Korean and Jun says it represents his personality.
  • Initially mained ADC when he started playing League, playing Sivir, Graves, and Twitch.

Tournament Results

This table shows up to the 10 most recent results. For complete results, click here.

Minimum place

Dodo Tournament Results
DatePlEventLast ResultTeamRoster
2019-08-040010001
LCS 2019 Summer
14 - 4Blanklogo std.pngRR
Team Liquidlogo std.pngTL
 Impact,
 Xmithie,
 Jensen,
 Doublelift,
 CoreJJ,
 Cain,
 Dodo
2019-08-020050065 - 6
NA Academy 2019 Summer Playoffs
0 : 3Team SoloMidlogo std.pngTSM.A
Team Liquid Academylogo std.pngTL.A
 Jenkins,
 OddOrange,
 Insanity,
 Shoryu,
 Matt,
 Dodo
2019-07-270050005
NA Academy 2019 Summer
9 - 9Blanklogo std.pngRR
Team Liquid Academylogo std.pngTL.A
 Jenkins,
 MikeYeung,
 OddOrange,
 Insanity,
 Shoryu,
 Matt,
 Jack Kayser,
 Yaltz,
 Dodo
2019-04-130010001
LCS 2019 Spring Playoffs
3 : 2Team SoloMidlogo std.pngTSM
Team Liquidlogo std.pngTL
 Impact,
 Xmithie,
 Jensen,
 Doublelift,
 CoreJJ,
 Cain,
 Dodo
2019-03-240010001
LCS 2019 Spring
14 - 4Blanklogo std.pngRR
Team Liquidlogo std.pngTL
 Impact,
 Xmithie,
 Jensen,
 Doublelift,
 CoreJJ,
 Cain,
 Dodo
2018-11-170030003
NASG 2018
2 : 0Team Cloud Drake (NASG Team)logo std.pngCLD
Team Ocean Drake (NASG Team)logo std.pngOCN
 Aetheres,
 Metaphor,
 Julien,
 Jurassiq,
 Diamond,
 Dodo
2018-09-090010001
NA LCS 2018 Summer Playoffs
3 : 0Cloud9logo std.pngC9
Team Liquidlogo std.pngTL
 Impact,
 Xmithie,
 Pobelter,
 Doublelift,
 Olleh,
 Cain,
 Dodo
2017-08-060020002
NA LCS 2017 Summer
14 - 4Blanklogo std.pngRR
Immortalslogo std.pngIMT
 Flame,
 Xmithie,
 Pobelter,
 Cody Sun,
 Olleh,
 SSONG,
 Robert Yip,
 Dodo
2015-09-06aaaaaaQ
NA LCS 2016 Spring Promotion
3 : 1Team Imaginelogo std.pngIMG
Team 8logo std.pngT8
 CaliTrlolz,
 Porpoise,
 Goldenglue,
 Nien,
 Dodo8,
 History Teacher
2015-07-260080008
NA LCS 2015 Summer
6 - 12Blanklogo std.pngRR
Team 8logo std.pngT8
 CaliTrlolz,
 Porpoise,
 Slooshi,
 Goldenglue,
 Maplestreet,
 Nien,
 Dodo8,
 Matthew Schmieder,
 History Teacher

Interviews

Gallery

External Links

Redirects

The following pages redirect here.

References