LGD Gaming

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LGD Gaming (老干爹)
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Team Information
Org LocationChina China
Region
CN
 China
Head CoachYang "UDJ" Shu-Wei
Sponsor(s)HyperX
Razer
DouyuTV
ZOTAC
Anda Seat
History
CreatedFebruary 20, 2012(2012-02-20)
Social Media & Links
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Current Roster
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LGD Gaming, a Chinese eSports organization, picked up a League of Legends team in early 2012. The LGD club also sponsors several other teams and had already achieved success in the competitive DotA 2 scene.

History

Formation of LGD Gaming

LGD Gaming, one of the most famous esport teams in China, created the League of Legends team in 2012, lead by bug (now NoName). By the result of TGA Grand Prix 2012, LGD qualified for the Season 2 China Regional Finals, but fell short by losing to Invictus Gaming. In the 2013 season, Tencent had formed the Championship Series in China, LPL. LGD was one of the teams which had high hopes to join the league, but they failed in both the 2013 Spring Qualifier aswell as in the 2013 Summer Qualifier . They finally were succesful in the 2014 Spring Season and became a strong team in the LPL.

2015 Season

After failing to qualify for the 2014 World Championship, LGD decided to search for Korean players hoping to be able to qualify in the next season. Acorn from Samsung Blue, imp from Samsung White, and Flame from CJ Entus Blaze were all added to the roster, and LGD started their road to the top of China. Their Regular Season results were mediocre, with only a 7-5-10 record, but they still qualified for playoffs in 6th place. In the playoffs, LGD surprised expectations by beating both Oh My God and Snake Esports, 3rd-place and 2nd-place from the regular season, in back to back 3-0 sweeps to reach the finals to play against EDward Gaming. Although the series was close, EDG won 3 to 2 and advanced to the Mid-Season Invitational, while LGD took second place.

The Summer Season started out with Pyl, the team's captain and shotcaller, not being able to play in the first week. Fan replaced him in those games, but still, Pyl's absence led to underwhelming results. LGD ended the split with a 6-4-12 record, ending the Summer Split in 5th place and advancing to the Summer Playoffs. Despite their Regular Season finish, the team was expected to do well in playoffs, as in the last split they also didn't play particularly well until playoffs arrived. Those expectations proved to be right, as LGD defeated Vici Gaming and Snake Esports both 3 to 1 to advance to the Semifinals, where they beat heavy favorites EDward Gaming in a rematch of the Spring Split playoffs finals 3 to 0 against many predictions. They then played in the finals against Qiao Gu beating them 3 to 2, taking the first place finish in the 2015 Summer Playoffs and advancing as first seed from china to Worlds 2015. At Worlds, LGD disappointed heavily in week one, failing to win a single game. They bounced back slightly in week 2, taking games off of Team SoloMid and Origen but failing to beat KT Rolster. They were knocked out of worlds after placing third in their group.

2016 Preseason

LGD were the fan-voted team to attend IEM San Jose. They were knocked out in the first round, losing 2-0 to Team SoloMid.

2016 Season

With Flame and TBQ leaving in December of 2015, LGD entered the 2016 Season after signing MaRin and Eimy for the top lane and jungle positions respectively. They hoped to bounce back from their rough Worlds and post-Worlds performances and went into the 2016 LPL Spring Season with high hopes. Being placed in Group A, LGD struggled in the first several weeks of play. Despite having good players in every position, they couldn't really play as a team. In the second half of the season however, they performed better and finished 4th in their group with an 8-8 record. They would face off against Vici Gaming in Round 1 of the Playoffs but would go on to lose 1-3 and finished the Spring Split in 7th-8th. Summer was a rough split for LGD as the team finished 5th place in their group. As a result of this, they would attend the 2017 LPL Spring Promotion but were able to re-qualify for the LPL after a 3-1 win over Newbee.

2017 Season

Despite a promising year on the horizon, LGD continued to struggle and finished the 2017 LPL Spring Season last place in their group. Although they had to attend the Summer Promotion tournament, they re-qualified for the LPL with a 3-0 win over Young Miracles. At the 2017 Demacia Cup the team lost 1-3 to Royal Never Give Up in the Quarterfinals and finished 5th-8th. Their summer season was similar to their spring one as the team finished last place in their group again.

Trivia

Timeline

  • 2019
  • 2018
  • 2017
  • 2016
  • 2015
  • 2014
  • 2013
  • 2012
  • January 16, team officially moves the home venue from LGD Gaming C & E Center to LGD Allied Esports Stadium.[1]
  • January 20, Aris rejoins from VP Game.[2]
  • January 25, RD moves to support.

Player Roster

Active

R C ID Name Role Contract Ends Joined
CN
China Aris Wei Hao-Jin (魏浩晋) 1Top Laner - 2019-01-20
CN
China Lies Guo Hao-Tian (郭昊天) 1Top Laner 2020-11-17 2018-12-15
CN
China Condi Xiang Ren-Jie (向人杰) 2Jungler 2020-11-17 2018-12-16
CN
China Eimy Xie Dan (谢丹) 2Jungler 2019-11-18 2015-12-09
KR
South Korea Ian An Jun-hyeong (안준형) 3Mid Laner 2020-11-17 2018-11-28
CN
China Yuuki Hu Hao-Ming (胡浩明) 3Mid Laner 2021-11-16 2017-12-21
KR
South Korea Kramer Ha Jong-hun (하종훈) 4Bot Laner 2020-11-17 2018-11-28
LMS
Taiwan RD Liang Teng-Li (梁騰勵) 5Support 2020-11-17 2018-12-16
CN
China Pyl Chen Bo (陈博) 5Support 2021-11-16 2012-09-07

Former

R C ID Name Role Next Team Joined Left
CN
China 1ntruder Tang Sheng (唐圣) 2Sub/Jun VP Gamelogo std.pngVP Game 2018-03-112018-03-11 2018-12-272018-12-27
CN
China Fdy Fu Ding-Yuan (伏鼎源) 4Sub/Bot VP Gamelogo std.pngVP Game 2017-12-212017-12-21 2018-12-272018-12-27
CN
China Adia0 Wei Hao-Jin (魏浩晋) 70Trainee/Top VP Gamelogo std.pngVP Game 2018-05-312018-05-31 2018-12-272018-12-27
KR
South Korea Jinoo Lim Jin-woo (임진우) 1Top Laner Victory Fivelogo std.pngVictory Five 2015-12-292015-12-29 2018-12-162018-12-16
CN
China y4 Wang Nong-Mo (王弄墨) 4Bot Laner Victory Fivelogo std.pngVictory Five 2018-06-222018-06-22 2018-12-162018-12-16
KR
South Korea ReGank Song Yong-hoon (송용훈) 2Sub/Jun Asura (Korean Team)logo std.pngAsura 2018-05-222018-05-22 2018-12-162018-12-16
KR
South Korea Newt Kim Jin (김진) 5Sub/Sup None 2018-05-312018-05-31 2018-12-162018-12-16
CN
China Nanzhu Luo Jia-Rong (罗镓荣) 70Trainee/Mid None 2017-12-212017-12-21 2018-12-162018-12-16
CN
China Creep Liu Zhe (刘哲) 70Trainee/Bot None 2018-05-312018-05-31 2018-12-162018-12-16
CN
China Banana Guo Yu-Tong (郭宇同) 1Sub/Top None 2017-07-102017-07-10 2018-05-222018-05-22
KR
South Korea Imp Gu Seung-bin (구승빈) 4Bot Laner Welogo std.pngTeam WE 2014-11-272014-11-27 2018-05-212018-05-21
CN
China Cool Yu Jia-Jun (余家俊) 3Mid Laner FunPlus Phoenixlogo std.pngFunPlus Phoenix 2017-05-202017-05-20 2017-12-192017-12-19
CN
China GodV Wei Zhen (韦朕) 3Mid Laner Retiredlogo std.pngRetired 2014-05-282014-05-28 2017-10-092017-10-09
CN
China Funny Li Yuan-Hui (李元辉) 1Top Laner Gama Dreamlogo std.pngGama Dream 2016-12-182016-12-18 2017-05-202017-05-20
KR
South Korea Croc Park Jong-hoon (박종훈) 2Jungler Rampagelogo std.pngRampage Quintet 2016-12-182016-12-18 2017-05-202017-05-20
CN
China Intruder Tang Sheng (唐圣) 2Jungler Young Glorylogo std.pngYoung Glory 2016-06-292016-06-29 2017-05-202017-05-20
CN
China SukiM Chen Zhi-Yuan (陈智远) 4Sub/Bot Vortex Teamlogo std.pngVortex Team 2016-12-182016-12-18 2017-05-202017-05-20
CN
China yiw Hu Zi-Qi (胡子奇) 3Mid Laner None 2016-05-192016-05-19 2016-12-182016-12-18
CN
China Yu Li Xin-Nan (李鑫男) 5Support None 2016-02-242016-02-24 2016-12-182016-12-18
KR
South Korea MaRin Jang Gyeong-hwan (장경환) 1Top Laner Afreeca Freecslogo std.pngAfreeca Freecs 2015-12-102015-12-10 2016-12-022016-12-02
KR
South Korea Acorn Choi Cheon-ju (최천주) 1Top Laner Saint Club Girlslogo std.pngSaint Gaming 2014-12-102014-12-10 2016-05-162016-05-16
CN
China xiaoxi Li Sheng-Wei (李盛维) 2Jungler ZTR Gaminglogo std.pngZTR Gaming 2015-07-xx2015-07-xx 2016-05-162016-05-16
CN
China YeLuo Chen Li-Bin (陈立彬) 3Sub/Mid KeyMedialogo std.pngKeyMedia 2015-05-212015-05-21 2015-11-112015-??-??
CN
China Fan Liu Yi-Fan (刘益帆) 5Sub/Sup None 2015-05-212015-05-21 2015-11-112015-??-??
CN
China TBQ Zhu Yong-Quan (朱永权) 2Jungler Oh My Godlogo std.pngOh My God 2013-10-112013-10-?? 2015-12-052015-12-05
KR
South Korea Flame Lee Ho-jong (이호종) 1Top Laner Incredible Miraclelogo std.pngIncredible Miracle 2014-12-232014-12-23 2015-12-032015-12-03
CN
China Star Fu Yang (付阳) 1Sub/Top Energy Pacemakerlogo std.pngEP.Eternal 2013-11-112013-11-?? 2015-12-112015-12-??
CN
China XQ Li Ying-Jie (李英杰) 4Sub/Bot Hyper Youth Gaminglogo std.pngHyper Youth Gaming 2014-05-112014-05-?? 2015-05-112015-05-??
CN
Hong Kong Rena Chan Dick-Kay (陳迪祺) 3Sub/Mid Dream or Realitylogo std.pngDream or Reality 2013-07-222013-07-22 2015-11-112015-??-??
CN
China 17 Xu Zhao (徐曌) 1Top Laner PositiveEnergyLogo std.pngPositive Energy 2014-06-112014-06-?? 2014-12-172014-12-17
CN
China Styz Qu Zi-Liang (屈梓良) 4Bot Laner Energy Pacemakerlogo std.pngEnergy Pacemaker 1111-11-11????-??-?? 2014-06-112014-06-??
CN
China Senou Zhou Shi-Qi (周世祺) 1Top Laner None 1111-11-11????-??-?? 1111-11-11????-??-??
CN
China Heroic Yin Yong (殷勇) 2Jungler Lgdlogo std.pngLGD Gaming Academy 2013-03-142013-03-14 1111-11-11????-??-??
CN
China Woyue 4Bot Laner None 2013-03-142013-03-14 1111-11-11????-??-??
CN
China Tyrant Fan Chen-Gang (范晨剛) 16Substitute Doran e-Sports Clublogo std.pngDoran e-Sports Club 2012-08-112012-08-?? 2013-11-112013-??-??
CN
Hong Kong MagicWindom Leung Tsz Fung 1Top Laner None 2013-07-222013-07-22 2013-10-112013-10-??
LMS
Hong Kong Stonylol So Dung Fu (蘇東富) 4Bot Laner YouCantStopMelogo std.pngYouCantStopMe 2013-07-222013-07-22 2013-10-112013-10-??
CN
China Victor Chen Wei (陈威) 4Bot Laner None 1111-11-11????-??-?? 2013-11-112013-??-??
CN
China Bug Zhou Qi-Lin (周祺琳) 2Jungler Royal Club Tian Cilogo std.pngRoyal Club Tian Ci 2012-07-112012-07-?? 2013-05-112013-05-??
CN
China Zw Zhang Wei (张威) 1Top Laner Vicilogo std.pngVici Gaming 1111-11-11????-??-?? 2012-09-072012-09-07
CN
China Ayaya Li Linzhi (李凌志) 2Jungler Coachlogo std.pngCoach 1111-11-11????-??-?? 1111-11-11????-??-??

Organization

Current

ID Name Position
China Pan Fei (潘飞) Chief Executive Officer
China Bigbiao Hu Biao (胡彪) Vice President
China Hesitate Song Zi-Yang (宋子洋) Manager
Taiwan UDJ Yang Shu-Wei (楊書瑋) 70Head Coach
China DP Zhang Han-Xiang (张汉湘) Assistant Coach
South Korea Cammly Choi Won-ho (최원호) 70Assistant Coach
South Korea HyoMin Choi Hyo-min (최효민) Translator

Formerly On Loan

ID Name Role Loaned From Duration
Taiwan UDJ Yang Shu-Wei (楊書瑋) 30Coach JD Gaminglogo std.pngJD Gaming Jun 2018 - Sep 2018

Former

ID Name Position Next Team
China Qwert Qin Wei (秦炜) Leader None
China Vbow Wang Yu-Bo (王钰博) Translator None
China Doyeon Ding Dao-Ran (丁道然) Translator None
South Korea Acorn Choi Cheon-ju (최천주) 70Head Coach Kingzone DragonXlogo std.pngKingzone DragonX
China Ruru Pan Jie (潘婕) Chief Executive Officer None
China Nicholas Yang Shun-Hua (杨舜华) Manager None
China quanquan Zhou Cong-Jian (周丛健) Manager None
China Dgc Chen Xu (陈旭) 70Coach Victorious Gaminglogo std.pngVictorious Gaming
China Younnnnnn Yin Peng (尹鹏) Translator None
China Mo Mo Jin (莫晋) Leader JD Gaminglogo std.pngJD Gaming
South Korea Heart Lee Gwan-hyung (이관형) 70Head Coach Royal Never Give Uplogo std.pngRoyal Never Give Up
South Korea Acorn Choi Cheon-ju (최천주) 70Analyst Saint Club Girlslogo std.pngSaint Gaming
South Korea Homme Yoon Sung-young (윤성영) 70Coach Vicilogo std.pngVici Gaming
Taiwan FireFox Huang Ting-Hsiang (黃鼎翔) 70Analyst EDward Gaminglogo std.pngEDward Gaming
China Amaranth Gao Yu (高宇) Coach None
China Mint Li Jing-Yuan (李静媛) Leader None
Hong Kong Chris Siu Keung (蕭強) 70Coach Invictus Gaminglogo std.pngInvictus Gaming
China BSYY Luo Sheng (罗盛) 70Coach/Manager Oh My Godlogo std.pngOh My God
China insence He Bin (何斌) Coach Energy Pacemakerlogo std.pngEnergy Pacemaker
China Ayaya Li Linzhi (李凌志) Coach TMOriginLogo std.pngTM.Origin

Tournament Results

This table shows up to the 10 most recent results. For complete results, click here.
LGD Gaming Tournament Results - Show Prize as (LocalUSDEuros)
DatePlPrizeEventLast ResultRoster
2018-11-150050085 - 8NEST logo small.png NEST 2018
0 : 2Topsports Gaminglogo std.pngTOP

 Jinoo,
 Eimy,
 Yuuki,
 y4,
 Pyl,
 Cammly
2018-09-21aaaaaaQNEST logo small.png NEST 2018 Qualifiers
2 : 0Oh My Godlogo std.pngOMG

 Jinoo,
 Eimy,
 Yuuki,
 y4,
 Pyl
2018-09-020050005LPL 2017 logo.png LPL 2018 Summer - East
9 - 10Blanklogo std.pngRR

 Jinoo,
 Eimy,
 ReGank,
 Yuuki,
 Fdy,
 y4,
 Newt,
 Pyl,
 DP,
 UDJ
2018-04-150030043 - 4XEC.png 2018 Xinhua E-Sports Conference
1 - 1Blanklogo std.pngRR
2018-04-080060006LPL 2017 logo.png LPL 2018 Spring - East
6 - 13Blanklogo std.pngRR

 Jinoo,
 Eimy,
 1ntruder,
 Yuuki,
 Nanzhu,
 Imp,
 Fdy,
 Pyl
2018-01-070090159 - 15Demacia Championship 2018.png Demacia Championship 2017
1 : 2JD Gaminglogo std.pngJDG

 Jinoo,
 Eimy,
 Yuuki,
 Fdy,
 Pyl
2017-12-170020002¥40,000Neso small.png NESO 2017
0 : 2Game Talentslogo std.pngGMT

 tts,
 Pang,
 Kai,
 Dong
2017-11-190030003¥80,000NEST logo small.png NEST 2017
0 : 2JD Gaminglogo std.pngJDG

 Jinoo,
 banana,
 Eimy,
 Cool,
 imp,
 Pyl
2017-09-22aaaaaaQNEST logo small.png NEST 2017 Qualifiers
2 : 0Legend Dragonlogo std.pngLDG
2017-08-200060006LPL 2017 logo.png LPL 2017 Summer - Group B
6 - 10Blanklogo std.pngRR

 Jinoo,
 Banana,
 Eimy,
 Cool,
 Imp,
 Pyl
Total Prize: CNY 120,000

Gallery

Highlight Videos

Interviews

  • 2017
  • 2016
  • 2015

Articles & Videos

  • 2016
  • 2015

Additional Content

  • 2015

Links

References

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  2. 原LGD.VP上单Aris(魏浩晋)正式加入LGD英雄联盟2019春季赛大名单 (Chinese) weibo.com
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