|Name||Jung Eon-yeong (정언영)|
|Country of Birth||South Korea|
|Birthday||March 7, 1995 (age 24)|
|Soloqueue IDs||IIlIIllIlII, SKT T1 Impact, Storm Impact, Painsimpact, eonyoung, Liquid Impact (NA), 올반명란만두, 어녕이|
|Social Media & Links|
|Xenics Storm||??? 2012||Oct 2012||≈9mo 20d|
|Tempest||Oct 2012||Nov 2012||22d|
|Xenics Storm||Nov 2012||??? ????||≈1d|
|Xenics Storm||??? ????||Feb 2013||≈3mo 12d|
|SK Telecom T1 2||Feb 2013||Nov 2013||8mo 12d|
|SK Telecom T1 K||Nov 2013||Dec 2014||1yr 20d|
|SK Telecom T1||Dec 2014||Dec 2014||17d|
|Team Impulse||Jan 2015||Nov 2015||10mo 9d|
|NRG Esports||Nov 2015||Apr 2016||5mo 10d|
|Cloud9||May 2016||Nov 2017||1yr 6mo|
|Team Liquid||Nov 2017||Present||2yr 1mo|
|X Storm||2012 (approx.), H0R0, SBS, and Impact join.|
|X Storm||October 21, Cornsalad joins. ManyReason (Mid to Support) changes position. Impact leaves.|
|Tempest||October 21, Impact joins.|
|Tempest||November 12, Roster is acquired by Xenics Storm. ŁØAÐ, H0R0, Angel, Legend, and Impact leave.|
|X Storm||November 12, Roster of Tempest is acquired. ŁØAÐ, H0R0, Angel, Legend, and Impact join.|
|X Storm||Unknown date, Impact (Support to Top) changes position.|
|X Storm||February 25, Impact leaves.|
|SKT 2||February 28, Team is formed. Impact, bengi, Faker, Piglet, and PoohManDu join.|
|SKT K||November 12, SK Telecom T1 2 renames to SK Telecom T1 K.|
|SKT K||December 2, Impact, bengi, and Faker leave.|
|SKT||December 2, Impact, Marin, Bengi, Easyhoon, Faker, Bang, Piccaboo, and Wolf join.|
|SKT||December 19, Impact leaves.|
|TiP||January 7, Impact joins.|
|TiP||November 16, Impact, Rush, XiaoWeiXiao, Apollo, and Adrian's contracts expire.|
|NRG||November 16, Team is announced. Impact, Moon, GBM, Altec, and KonKwon join.|
|NRG||April 26, Quas, Santorin, and KiWiKiD join. Impact, Moon, and KonKwon leave.|
|C9||May 9, Impact joins. Meteos and Bunny FuFuu move to starting roster.|
Jung "Impact" Eon-yeong started his career as a support for Xenics Storm. The roster qualified for the first OGN season, Azubu The Champions Spring 2012 and even made it to the semifinals. They ended in third place after losing 3-2 to MiG Frost but they beat Team OP 2-1 in the third place match. The team's top 4 placing secured them a round of 16 spot in Azubu The Champions Summer 2012. Xenics made it to the round of 8 again but dropped 2-0 to Azubu Blaze this time. Xenics was seeded into the second round of the Season 2 Korea Regional Finals but they lost 3-0 to NaJin Sword. Impact left the team in October of 2012 to join Tempest but rejoined after that team was picked up by the Xenics organization.
Impact left the Xenics team in February of 2013 to join the brand new roster of SK Telecom T1 2 that featured bengi, Faker, Piglet, and PoohManDu. The team's first tournament together was OLYMPUS Champions Spring 2013 where the team found immediate success. They placed third after losing 3-1 to MVP Ozone but they beat CJ Entus Frost 3-0 in the third place match. SKT1 2's sister team, SK Telecom T1 1 was dropped from the organization so Impact's team was renamed to just SK Telecom T1. Next, they attended HOT6iX Champions Summer 2013, this time managing to qualify for the finals. They were pitted against the KT Rolster Bullets and even went down 2-0 initially in the set but they managed to bring it back and win the tournament with a 3-2 victory. This win earned them enough circuit points to qualify for the Season 3 Korea Regional Finals. They were automatically seeded into the finals where they faced the Bullets once again, this time taking them down 3-1 to qualify for the Season 3 World Championship as the third seed from Korea. SKT went 7-1 in their group, only dropping a game to OMG and was put against the Gamania Bears in the quarterfinals. They quickly dispatched the bears 2-0 and then went onto play a close set against NaJin Black Sword that they eventually won 3-2. The finals saw SKT playing against the Chinese Royal Club. Royal was no match for SKT and the set ended with a quick 3-0 and the crowning of SK Telecom as the Season 3 World Champions. A month later, the team was renamed to SK Telecom T1 K.
SK Telecom continued their streak of domination at PANDORA.TV Champions Winter 2013-2014. In an unprecedented show of strength, SKT managed to sweep the entirety of the tournament, culminating in a 3-0 victory over Samsung Galaxy Ozone. This is widely considered to be the most impressive feat achieved by any team as OGN is thought to have the highest level of competition in League of Legends. However, HOT6iX Champions Spring 2014 began the steady decline of SKT K as a team. They were upset in the group stages by the KT Rolster Arrows and barely scraped through to playoffs. They then met Samsung Ozone in the quarterfinals and were swiftly beaten 3-1. Due to having the most circuit points in Korea, they were invited to participate in All-Star Paris 2014. After winning 6 games in a row, they 3-0'd OMG to take the tournament without dropping a game. They came back to Korea for HOT6iX Champions Summer 2014 but fell in the quarterfinals again with a 3-1 loss to Samsung White. SKT was forced to play a tiebreaker against Samsung White to determine who would go to the 2014 Season World Championship as the second seed from Korea. White was too strong for SKT, quickly sweeping them 3-0. SKT was knocked into the finals of the gauntlet where they faced a red hot NaJin White Shield that took out the former World Champions 3-1.
Changes to the OGN rules forced SKT K and SKT S to merge to form SK Telecom T1 in early December of 2014. Two weeks later, Impact left the team to join Team Impulse as their top laner. After using Rhux as a substitute for Impact in the first week, Team Impulse finished the round robin with an 11-7 record, in fourth place. In the playoffs, they defeated Gravity before losing to Team SoloMid and then Team Liquid, placing fourth overall. In the summer season, Team Impulse started shakily, placing no higher than sixth through the end of the fifth week. Starting in the sixth week, the team went on a massive winning streak, which was almost able to continue through two roster changes: first, Adrian sat out one game and was replaced by Gate; and second, XiaoWeiXiao was suspended pending an investigation into Elo boosting prior to the ninth week, prompting Adrian to return and Gate to move back to his primary role of mid lane to replace XiaoWeiXiao. This temporary suspension was eventually lengthened to a competitive ban until February 2016. Regardless, Team Impulse finished the last week tied for third place with Gravity and then won their tiebreaker game.
In the summer playoffs, the team beat Dignitas 3-0 before losing to both Counter Logic Gaming and Team Liquid to finish fourth, leaving them with the second-place spot in the Regional Final due to Championship Points. There, they became the second team in a row to fall to underdogs Cloud9 in a reverse sweep and so fell short of the World Championship.
Impact left Team Impulse in November to join the new LCS team NRG eSports, as their top laner. NRG started the LCS strong, tied for either first or second place through the first four weeks, but after the fifth week they fell down to fifth place and remained there for the rest of the season. They were eliminated in the first round of the playoffs. After the conclusion of the split, Impact left NRG and joined Cloud9.
In the Regular Season, Cloud9 achieved a 12-6 series record and a third-place finish, with Impact primarily playing top lane tanks including Trundle, Shen, and Maokai. In the Playoffs, Cloud9 defeated Team EnVyUs and Immortals before falling to TSM 3-1 in the finals; their second-place result was their best placement since Spring 2015. In the Regional Finals, or the gauntlet, Cloud9 faced and defeated both EnVyUs and Immortals to qualify for the World Championship for the fourth consecutive year; their success in both the playoffs and gauntlet was attributed in large part to Impact's play, especially on Gnar.
At Worlds, C9 was put in Group along with SK Telecom T1, I May and Flash Wolves. Despite not being expected by many to make it out of the group, C9 finished 2nd in the group. Their Worlds run was cut short though after they lost 0-3 to Samsung Galaxy in the Quarterfinals.
The 2017 Spring Season of the NA LCS started off hot for C9. The team was dominant and in 1st place throughout most of the split. However their performance took a dip later on and they finished 2nd with a 14-4 record right behind TSM. In the playoffs it was a similar story as Cloud9 made it to the finals but lost 2-3 to Team SoloMid in a very close series. In the Summer Season with increased competition, Cloud9 struggled more than before and finished the regular split in 4th place. Their performance in the playoffs was very lackluster and their run was cut short with a 1-3 loss to Team Dignitas in the Quarterfinals. Going into the Regional Qualifiers, the team managed to qualify for the 2017 Season World Championship with a 3-1 win over CLG.
At Worlds C9 finished first in their Play-In group with a 4-0 record and then defeated Lyon Gaming 3-0 to advance to the Main Event. Put in Group A along with SK Telecom T1, EDward Gaming and ahq e-Sports Club, C9 managed a 3-3 record and made it out of the group in second place. Their Worlds run was put to a halt however after they lost 2-3 to Team WE in a very close match. Impact left C9 in November of 2017 and joined Team Liquid.
Career Highlights and Awards
- World Champion (2013)
- 4x LCS Champion (2018 Spring, 2018 Summer, 2019 Spring, 2019 Summer)
- 2x LCK Champion (2013 Summer, 2014 Winter)
- LCK All-Star (2014)
- LCS All-Star (2016)
- 2x LCS All-Pro 1st-Team (2015 Summer, 2019 Summer)
- 2x LCS All-Pro 2nd-Team (2017 Spring, 2019 Spring)
- 2x LCS All-Pro 3rd-Team (2016 Summer, 2018 Summer)
- His favorite champions are Alistar, Sona, Janna, Lee Sin, and Gangplank.
- Famous for trolling HotshotGG using jungle AP Master Yi on NA server when Korean server was not yet released.
- Received North American residency on November 19, 2018.
- Only player to have won domestic titles in both LCK and LCS.
- Rumored to be the highest paid LCS player upon joining Team Liquid.
- Considered an excellent tank player and teamfighter.
|OGN LoL Masters All-Star 2014||Gangplank||Top||W||12/5/14||Link|
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|Impact 1v1 Tournament Results|
|2016-12-11||5 - 8||All-Star 2016 Barcelona||Fire||0 : 1 xPeke|
- September 20, LolKing's S3 Worlds Coverage - Interview with Impact (Jun Eon-Yeong) (video) with , and on LolKing
- September 25, Impact discusses SK Telecom T1's game vs Gamania Bears (video) with , and on GameSpot
- January 21, 5 Players to watch in 2015 LCS Spring Split by , and on Azubu
- January 30, TiP Impact: "I don't think there is a good top laner in North America who can beat me." (video) with , and on Azubu
- February 1, True LoL Show - Impact with , and on Global Ongamenet
- February 4, NA LCS 2015: Impact "In Korea you make mistake, you lose...In NA...they like to throw." (video) with , and on SK Gaming
- February 8, True LoL Show Impact 2 with , and on Global Ongamenet
- April 21, A Tale of two top laners - Impact and Huni by , and on Azubu
- May 6, [Interview]The Legend’s New Challenge, ‘Impact’ Jung Eon-yeong with , and on Inven, translated by bnununu
- July 17, Impact on TIP's 2 - 0, Interacting with Fans, Format Changes with , and on GameSpot
- August 8, Jack of All Trades: an in-depth look at Team Impulse's Impact by , and on The Score
- August 13, Impact makes his mark on the LCS by , and on LoL Esports
- August 27, Impact at MSG - "Our Early Game is Strong But We Tend to Lose Our Focus Mid Game and Late Game" with , and on Gamespot
- December 6, 충격쑈킹! 이게 뱅이야 강소라야? 시즌2로 '돌아온' 전자 운동회 1화 (Korean) with , and on Inven Global
- December 6, Inven - Lololala! ‘Hot Potato’ Relay interview - Impact by , and on xoprestige
- January 19, Impact: NRG Has a Better Support Structure than TIP Did and GBM Is Crazy with , and on G|League
- February 4, Interview with NRG Impact on NRG's perfect game against TSM and Summer Split Bo3s with , and on Dignitas
- March 1, Impact and GBM talk about playing with LOD, NRG's weaknesses and preparing for Vegas with , and on The Score
- April 5, TL Piglet and NRG Impact discuss their rivalry and TL's playoff chances with , and on Yahoo!
- May 11, In-depth with: Impact discusses the highs and lows of his lone season with NRG eSports with , and on The Score
- May 20, Power Outage - Impact: 'I started to tilt more often' with , and on The Score
- June 28, Impact believes NA's focus on macro play will help NA teams reach semis at Worlds with , and on Yahoo!
- August 24, Impact on being one match away from Worlds: 'I want to show the world that I'm still a great player' with , and on Yahoo!
- September 6, Impact: 'I'm better right now than I was with SKT so I think it’s best if you call me C9 Impact.' with , and on The Score
- December 8, Doublelift, aphromoo, Reignover and Impact speak at All-Stars press conference with , and on theScore Esports
- December 13, Impact on SKT Huni: ‘he has to adjust his play style from the western practicing regime’ with , and on Yahoo!
- January 21, C9 Impact: "It feels like junglers are a bit too powerful" with , and on Inven Global
- January 25, C9 Impact on recent Korean imports: “I think they’ll need about a year” to be comfortable. with , and on Slingshot
- February 1, Cloud9's Impact: 'I just want to win' with , and on ESPN
- June 19, Impact on advice he received from kkOma: “When I went to America, he told me this: ‘Don’t think too much about what other people are doing and just focus on yourself.'” with , and on Andrew KIm for Slingshot Esports
- August 1, C9 Impact on Pocket Picks: "I want to play Kayne on stage... if my coach allows me" with , and on Inven Global
- August 3, Impact on criticism of SKT: “The thing is that when the community hates on you or the team for a significant amount of time, and for a significant amount of content, you will inevitably be bothered by it.” with , and on Emily Rand for Slingshot Esports
- August 23, C9 Impact on playoffs: "I don’t think our team was able to do even 50% of what we could’ve done." with , and on Inven Global
- September 27, Impact talks worlds play-in stage, group draws and a potential matchup with Huni with , and on Andrew Kim for Slingshot Esports
- October 9, Impact: I hope every NA team goes to quarterfinals so maybe next week you guys can get more excited with , and on Travis Gafford
- October 16, Impact from Cloud9, “We'll show what the NA's last hope is capable of” with , and on Inven Global
- November 26, Thank You: Eon-Young "Impact" Jeong by , and on Cloud9
- February 5, TL Impact: “When we went to bootcamp in Korea, we didn’t do too well. ” with Byungho "Haao" Kim and James "Bick" Hong on Inven Global
- March 4, TL Impact: “In patch 8.4, the rookie top laners are going to have a hard time." with Byungho "Haao" Kim and James "Bick" Hong on Inven Global
- March 7, Impact's opinion on Huni possibly qualifying for MVP and Team Liquid's recent matches with Travis Gafford on YouTube
- March 22, TL Impact on Player Fitness: “LCK just think it’s a waste of time. The NA perspective is very different.” with Izento on The Shotcaller
- March 27, TL Impact: "Even though C9 got eliminated at playoffs, they are still C9. They are going to do well in the summer." with James "Bick" Hong on Inven Global
- May 19, The Story Of Impact: Top Die by theScore Esports on theScore Esports
- June 26, TL Impact Gives His Honest Thoughts On This Split, Worlds, And SKT-Cloud9. with Youngbo "Roxyy" Sim and James "Bick" Hong on Inven Global
- July 18, TL Impact: "The ping’s a problem, but the mindset is the biggest problem." with Youngbo "Roxyy" Sim and Dasol "Viion" Jang on Inven Global
- August 10, Impact isn't SCARED of any other NA LCS team with Travis Gafford on YouTube
- September 7, TL Impact: "I don’t think I’ll feel too bad even if we lose. Reapered had never won a championship... I will do my best regardless." with Dasol "Viion" Jang on Inven Global
- September 24, Team Liquid Boot Camps in Korea: "Our goal is to make the NA fans proud." with Joonkyu "Lasso" Seok and Woo "Ready" Hyun on Inven Global
- October 3, Impact is on the warpath to redeem North America—and himself—on the Worlds stage by Aaron Mickunas on Dot Esports
- October 13, TL Impact: "While I was split pushing, I thought, “Man, this would be so boring to watch." with Joonkyu "Lasso" Seok and Yudae "Akiin" Oak on Inven Global
- January 10, TL Impact: "Some people have a prejudice that the LCS players don’t work hard... but we all are doing our best in our own way." with David "Viion" Jang on Inven Global
- February 8, Impact on whether or not he can play Carrys or not and how Corejj changed TL with Choi "Locodoco" Yoon-seop on YouTube
- February 11, TL Impact: 'I hope we can 18-0, if Peter stays off Vlad we can 18-0' with Travis Gafford on YouTube
- April 14, Team Liquid Impact on MSI 2019, "I'll do my best to show that LCS is not a loser on international stage anymore." with Byungho "Haao" Kim on Inven Global
- May 10, TL Impact: " I really wanted to play Akali today, but Jensen nagged that he really wanted to play her..." with Joonkyu "Lasso" Seok and Woo "Ready" Hyun on Inven Global
- May 11, Impact explains what went wrong for Team Liquid with Travis Gafford on YouTube
- May 21, New Impact led Liquid to the cusp of greatness by Xing Li on Upcomer
- July 14, TL Impact on losing to C9 Kumo: "I'm so sorry for trolling hard...I disrespected the enemy." with Nick Geracie on Inven Global
- July 15, Impact explains why Team Liquid's arguments are healthy and Jensen's health issues with Travis Gafford on YouTube
- July 26, TL's Impact on burnout: "I think no one cares about breaks. We just focus on the game." with Steven Paul on Upcomer
- August 10, The top 3 candidates for 2019 LCS Summer Split MVP by Tyler Esguerra on Dot Esports
- August 25, TL Impact on Huni: "I think this guy’s crazy" with Steven Paul on Upcomer
- October 13, [Worlds 2019] Bang interviewed TL Impact on Rating NA: "Every team is beatable, but I think NA teams are losing due to the lack of focus in the mid-late game." with David "Viion" Jang and Junsik "Bang" Bae & Daniel "Quest" Kwon on Inven Global
- October 15, Impact on Nuguri, TheShy, Team Liquid's chances of going to quarterfinals with Ashley Kang on Korizon Esports
- December 2, [Interview] TL Impact Gives his Honest Thoughts About Worlds, The Year 2019, His New and Old Teammates with David "Viion" Jang on Inven Global
- December 23, Low Econ Western Legends of the Top Lane by Izento on Esports Heaven
The following pages redirect here:
- Xenics Storm scouts Lee "Cornsalad" Sang-jung fomos.kr
- TheKLeague's Facebook Post facebook.com
- 제닉스 스톰 'Impact' 정언영 선수 팀 떠난다 (Korean) inven.co.kr
- SKT도 리빌딩 완료, 'Impact' 정언영, '장병기마스터' 배성웅 영입 (Korean) inven.co.kr
- SK텔레콤 T1 LOL팀, 팀명 변경. 1팀 2팀에서 'S'와 'K'로! (Korean) inven.co.kr
- 별들의 전쟁 시작! LoL 챔피언스 코리아 프리시즌 로스터 공개 (Korean) inven.co.kr
- 별들의 전쟁 시작! LoL 챔피언스 코리아 프리시즌 로스터 공개 (Korean) inven.co.kr
- SKT T1, '임팩트' 정언영과 계약 종료..."해외 진출 계획 중" (Korean) inven.co.kr
- Brace For Impact - Team Impulse Acquires Impact content.azubu.tv
- Sacramento Kings co-owners buy LCS spot, recruit GBM, Impact dailydot.com
- NRG eSports' Tweet twitter.com
- Quas, Santorin and KiWiKiD join NRG Esports espn.go.com
- Impact & Meteos Join Cloud9 LCS Team! youtube.com
- Cloud9 Announces the Departures of Impact and Contractz cloud9.gg
- Positive Impact: The Final Piece of the Puzzle teamliquidpro.com
- Cloud9's Tweet twitter.com