| Background Information
|| Jang Lae-young (장래영)
| Country of Birth:
|| South Korea
|| August 3, 1993
|| North America
| Previous Residencies:
|| Mid Laner
| Favorite champions:
| Soloqueue IDs:
|| ALTOQ (OCE), Crs Keanex (NA), Crs Keane (NA), GV Keane (NA), gvkeane (KR), keanely (NA), enaek (NA)
| Social Media and Links
| Team History
" Lae-young (Hangul:
장래영) Mid Laner for FlyQuest
Keane is originally from Korea. He moved to New Zealand in November 2013 and studied at the University of Auckland. He used to play soccer as a hobby. He first got into gaming through DotA, where he played with his friends for 4 years on the Garena server. He started playing League of Legends in Korea during season 2 when Fiora was had just been released. He got picked up by Woong to play for MiG Wicked, it was here where Woong suggested that he played mid lane and so he transitioned from a top laner to a mid laner. He later left MiG Wicked before moving to New Zealand and joining Little Wraith as their mid laner. In April 2014 Team Curse acquired the roster of Little Wraith and formed Team Curse OCE where he then caught the eye of LiQuiD112 before being offered the top role for Curse Academy.
Curse Academy were given a seed into the Spring Expansion tournament as a result of their participation in the Promotion Tournament. With a roster of Hauntzer, Saintvicious, Keane, Cop, and Bunny FuFuu, they beat compLexity.White 2-0 in the online stage and then advanced to the live tournament, where they defeated Coast 3-1 and then Team Fusion 3-1, qualifying for the spring season. However, due to the one-team-per-organization rule, the roster was sold and became known as Gravity.
Gravity finished the spring round robin with a 10-8 record, in fifth place. In the quarterfinals, they lost 1-3 to Team Impulse and earned 10 Championship Points for the season. In the summer split, they finished each week in at worst fourth position, even holding sole possession of first place for weeks 7 and 8; however, they lost both of their games in the final week and ended the season in fourth, after a tiebreaker loss to Team Impulse. In the playoff quarterfinals, Gravity lost to Team SoloMid, leaving them with a year-long total of 30 Championship Points, and qualifying for the regional finals in fifth place. They lost immediately in the gauntlet, reverse swept by first-round opponent Cloud9, who went on to qualify to Worlds.
Keane joined new Challenger team Apex Gaming for the 2016 NACS Spring Season. Apex won both the regular season of NACS and the playoffs, using both Eve and Shrimp actively in the jungle. In the promotion tournament, they were seeded first against the ninth-place Team Impulse, to whom they lost, and then against second place Challenger team Team Dragon Knights, a rematch of the Challenger Series finals. This time, they didn't even drop one game against TDK and qualified successfully for the LCS summer split.
Apex's season started out strong, with a 2-0 first week including a 2-1 upset of reigning NA LCS champions and MSI alums CLG. Their success, however, was short-lived, and by week 5 they were in 7th place, where they remained for the rest of the season, out of reach of the playoffs but also safe from relegations for the 2017 Spring Season. In September, both Team Dignitas and Apex were acquired by the Philadelphia 76ers in September 2016, to play under the Dignitas name.
- Achieved rank 1 in OCE, which motivated him to focus and improve.
- Participated in some online tournaments like Go4LoL before joining Little Wraith.
- Used to main top lane in Korea before changing to mid lane.
- Used to play League of Legends at his local library.
- Known for his impressive knowledge of the game.
- Was known as the shot caller for Team Curse OCE.
- Is known for having a very large champion pool.
| Tournament Results|
|2018-03-30||1|| NA Academy 2018 Spring Playoffs||3 : 2 EF.A|| FQ.A|| Ngo, Shrimp, Keane, Erry, JayJ, Invert|
|2018-03-18||8|| NA LCS 2018 Spring||6 - 12 RR|| FLY|| Flame, AnDa, Shrimp, Keane, Fly, WILDTURTLE, Stunt, JayJ, Robert Yip, RapidStar|
|2018-03-16||3|| NA Academy 2018 Spring||12 - 6 RR|| FQ.A|| Ngo, Shrimp, AnDa, Keane, Pekin Woof, Erry, JayJ|
|2017-09-10||4|| NA Regional Finals 2017||0 : 3 FLY|| d|| Ssumday, Shrimp, Keane, Altec, Adrian, Cop|
|2017-09-03||4|| NA LCS 2017 Summer Playoffs||0 : 3 CLG|| d|| Ssumday, Shrimp, Keane, Altec, Adrian, Cop|
|2017-08-06||5|| NA LCS 2017 Summer||11 - 7 RR|| d|| Ssumday, Chaser, Shrimp, Keane, LOD, Altec, Big, Adrian, Cop|
|2017-04-23||5 - 6|| NA LCS 2017 Spring Playoffs||0 : 3 P1|| d|| Ssumday, Chaser, Keane, LOD, Xpecial, Cop|
|2017-03-26||6|| NA LCS 2017 Spring||9 - 9 RR|| d|| Ssumday, Chaser, Keane, LOD, Xpecial, Stunt, Kim Jeong-soo, Cop|
|2016-07-31||7|| NA LCS 2016 Summer||8 - 10 RR|| Apex|| Ray, ShrimP, Keane, Apollo, Xpecial, Saintvicious|
|2016-04-08||Q|| NA LCS 2016 Summer Promotion||3 : 0 TDK|| Apex|| Cris, Eve, ShrimP, Keane, Police, Xpecial, Saintvicious|
|2016-03-16||1|| NACS 2016 Spring Playoffs||3 : 1 TDK|| Apex|| Cris, Shrimp, Eve, Keane, Police, Xpecial, Saintvicious|
|2016-02-24||1|| NACS 2016 Spring||3-2-0 RR|| Apex|| Big ol Ron, Cris, Moon, Eve, Shrimp, Keane, Police, Big, Xpecial|
|2015-08-31||4|| NA Regional Finals 2015||2 : 3 C9|| GV|| Hauntzer, Move, Keane, Altec, Bunny FuFuu, Cop|
|2015-08-23||5 - 6|| NA LCS 2015 Summer Playoffs||1 : 3 TSM|| GV|| Hauntzer, Move, Keane, Altec, Bunny FuFuu, Cop|
|2015-07-26||4|| NA LCS 2015 Summer||12 - 6 RR|| GV|| Hauntzer, Move, Keane, Altec, Bunny FuFuu, Cop|
|2015-04-19||5 - 6|| NA LCS 2015 Spring Playoffs||1 : 3 TiP|| GV|| Hauntzer, Saintvicious, Keane, Cop, Bunny FuFuu, LS|
|2015-03-29||5|| NA LCS 2015 Spring||10 - 8 RR|| GV|| Hauntzer, Saintvicious, Keane, Cop, Bunny FuFuu, SoulDra, Ginko, Samurai, LS, David|
|2014-12-14||Q|| NA LCS 2015 Spring Expansion||3 : 1 FSN|| Crs Acad|| Hauntzer, Saintvicious, Keane, Cop, Bunny FuFuu|
|2014-09-11||NQ|| NA LCS 2015 Spring Promotion||2 : 3 CLG|| Crs Acad|| Cris, Saintvicious, Keane, Impactful, BunnyFuFuu|
|2014-08-24||2|| NACS 2014 Summer Playoffs||1 : 3 T8|| Crs Acad|| Cris, Saintvicious, Keane, Impactful, BunnyFuFuu|
|2014-06-22||3 - 4|| Oceanic Regional Tournament 2014 Winter Season||0 : 2 Av A|| Crs OCE|| Kolo, Chelby, Keane, Trashboat, Airy|
|2014-04-06||5 - 8|| 2014 Oceanic Regional Tournament Autumn Season||0 : 2 Av A|| LW|| Porky, Chelby, Keane, Stars, Bhz|
- January 20, DIG Keane: "Bjergsen gives trouble to every mid laner in LCS. He’s really good." with PVP Live
- February 17, DIG Keane: "Today's win might lead to tomorrow's win as well." with Inven Global
- July 20, Keane talks switching focus from Ssumday to the botlane, lethality changes, and Dig's status with Travis Gafford
- July 25, DIG Keane: “I think it just felt right, with the roster we’re playing with right now.” with Slingshot Esports
- September 3, DIG Keane on Finals: "Since TSM got us, I hope they win. I think they are better overall anyway." with Inven Global
- September 6, Dignitas's Cop and Keane on Ego and the Gauntlet with Cass Marshall on Red Bull Esports
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