Meiko

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Meiko
EDG Meiko 2018 Split 2.png
Background Information
Name: Tian Ye (田野)
Country of Birth: China China
Birthday: June 6, 1998 (1998-06-06) (age 20)
Residency:
CN
 China
Competitive
Team: EDward Gaming
Role: Support
Other competitive IDs: Mad, Azure
Social Media and Links
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Team History
??? 2014 - Dec 2014
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Rayunionlogo std.png Rayunion
Dec 2014 - Present
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EDward Gaminglogo std.png EDward Gaming
Tian "Meiko" Ye (Hanzi: 田野) is the support for EDward Gaming. He was previously known as Mad and Azure.

Biography

Tian "Meiko" Ye currently resides in Shanghai, where he plays support for EDward Gaming.

2014 Season

Meiko played for a team called Rayunion starting mid 2014. The team was most noted for their support and jungler, hui. The team's greatest accomplishment was beating Star Horn Royal Club in the qualifier for National Electronic Sports Tournament 2014. The team disbanded after disappointing results in TGA Grand Prix Winter 2014.

2015 Season

Meiko joined EDward Gaming as a substitute support player. At the time, EDG expected to run Mouse as their starting support. Mouse did not deliver the results EDG expected, going 0-2 to Snake in Week 2. In part because Mouse was transitioning from the mid lane, he had to catch up. His synergy with starting AD carry Deft also did not seem very high. In Week 3 of 2015 LPL Spring, Meiko played his first match with the team as starting support player against Invictus Gaming. EDG would 3-0 the week, picking up six map wins in total. Meiko's heavy roaming style suited the team, and they continued to improve. He received attention for his Annie and Thresh play in particular, following in the footsteps of Fzzf, EDG's previous support, noted for his engagements. EDG placed first in the regular spring season, only losing 4 games with Meiko in total. His most impactful supports were Annie, Janna, and Thresh for the split.

EDG placed first in the LPL Spring regular season and qualified for the 2015 LPL Spring Playoffs. They won the whole tournament with a close 3-2 win over LGD Gaming. They went to the 2015 Mid-Season Invitational and won by upsetting SK Telecom T1 in a 3-2 series. EDG played in the 2015 Demacia Cup Summer Season and won the entire tournament with a crushing 3-0 victory over OMG. EDG placed first overall in the 2015 LPL Summer Regular Season and entered the 2015 LPL Summer Playoffs as the top seed. However, they ended in fourth after losing 3-0 to LGD Gaming and 3-1 to Invictus Gaming. They still qualified for the 2015 Season China Regional Finals where they managed to qualify for the 2015 Season World Championship as the second seed from China with a 3-1 victory over IG. At MSI, EDG pushed their way to the finals and upset the heavily favored SK Telecom T1 by baiting Faker into picking LeBlanc and picking a comp to counter it. EDG won the series 3-2 and took home the title of best team in the World. EDG participated in the 2015 Demacia Cup Summer Season where they won again by taking a 3-0 set against OMG. They ended in first place once again in the 2015 LPL Summer Regular Season but in the 2015 LPL Summer Playoffs they faltered, dropping a 3-0 set to LGD and a 3-1 set to IG to end in fourth place overall. They still qualified for the 2015 Season China Regional Finals and managed to take the second seed from China to the 2015 Season World Championship with a 3-1 victory over IG. EDG were placed in a group with SK Telecom, H2k Gaming, and the Bangkok Titans. They came out of the group in second place and were drawn to play Fnatic in the quarterfinals but lost to them 3-0.

2016 Season

In Summer of 2016, EDG was placed in Group A of the 2016 LPL Summer Split. This split was the start to EDG's resurgence as the team finished with an undefeated 16-0 regular season record. In the 2016 LPL Summer Playoffs EDG defeated Team WE 3-2 in the semifinals which set them up for a rematch against Royal Never Give Up. In clean fashion, EDG defeated RNG in a 3-0 sweep and reclaimed the LPL championship. This also qualified them for the 2016 Season World Championship as China's #1 seed.

At Worlds, EDG was drawn in Group C along with H2k-Gaming, ahq e-Sports Club and INTZ e-Sports. Despite being a favorite in the group, they dropped a game to H2K and INTZ which forced a tiebreaker between them an H2K for 1st and 2nd place. They lost the tiebreaker and ended up in 2nd place. EDG's worlds run ended after the team lost 1-3 to the ROX Tigers in the quarterfinals.

2017 Season

EDG failed to defend their LPL title in the 2017 LPL Spring Season and lost 1-3 to RNG in the 2017 Spring Playoffs semifinals. They placed 3rd after taking down OMG 3-2 in the third place match. Summer was much better for EDG and they reclaimed their throne as LPL champions after taking down RNG 3-2 in the finals of the playoffs. Their 2017 Season World Championship participation wasn't so stellar and ultimately EDG was knocked out of Worlds in the group stage. They finished tied for 3rd place with ahq e-Sports Club.

Trivia

Tournament Results

This table shows up to the 10 most recent results. For complete results, click here.
Tournament Results
DatePlaceEventLast ResultTeamRoster
2018-10-06I1QWCS logo small.png Worlds 2018 Play-In3 : 0DetonatioN Gaminglogo std.png DFMEDward Gaminglogo std.png EDG
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 Ray,
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 Clearlove,
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 Haro,
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 Scout,
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 iBoy,
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 Meiko,
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 NoFe
2018-09-16A11WCS logo small.png China Regional Finals 20183 : 1Rogue Warriorslogo std.png RWEDward Gaminglogo std.png EDG
Toprole icon.png
 Ray,
Junglerole icon.png
 Haro,
Midrole icon.png
 Scout,
AD Carryrole icon.png
 iBoy,
Supportrole icon.png
 Meiko,
Coachrole icon.png
 NoFe
2018-09-08A55LPL 2017 logo.png LPL 2018 Summer Playoffs1 : 3JD Gaminglogo std.png JDGEDward Gaminglogo std.png EDG
Toprole icon.png
 Ray,
Junglerole icon.png
 Clearlove,
Junglerole icon.png
 Haro,
Midrole icon.png
 Scout,
AD Carryrole icon.png
 iBoy,
Supportrole icon.png
 Meiko,
Coachrole icon.png
 NoFe
2018-09-02A22LPL 2017 logo.png LPL 2018 Summer - West11 - 8Blanklogo std.png RREDward Gaminglogo std.png EDG
Toprole icon.png
 Ray,
Junglerole icon.png
 Clearlove,
Junglerole icon.png
 Haro,
Midrole icon.png
 Scout,
AD Carryrole icon.png
 iBoy,
AD Carryrole icon.png
 Hope,
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 Meiko,
Coachrole icon.png
 NoFe
2018-08-29A11Olympic logo small.png 2018 Asian Games Main Event3 : 1South Korea (National Team)logo std.png KORTeam Chinalogo std.png CHN
Toprole icon.png
 Letme,
Junglerole icon.png
 Mlxg,
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 Xiye,
AD Carryrole icon.png
 Uzi,
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 Meiko,
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 Ming,
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 Aaron
2018-07-08A11RR R logo small.png Rift Rivals 2018 LCK-LPL-LMS3 : 2LCK Allstarslogo std.png LCKEDward Gaminglogo std.png EDG
Toprole icon.png
 Ray,
Junglerole icon.png
 Haro,
Midrole icon.png
 Scout,
AD Carryrole icon.png
 iBoy,
Supportrole icon.png
 Meiko
2018-06-10I1QOlympic logo small.png 2018 Asian Games East Asia Qualifier8 - 2Blanklogo std.png RRTeam Chinalogo std.png CHN
Toprole icon.png
 Letme,
Junglerole icon.png
 Mlxg,
Midrole icon.png
 Xiye,
AD Carryrole icon.png
 Uzi,
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 Meiko,
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 Ming,
Coachrole icon.png
 Aaron
2018-06-03A44DC logo small.png Demacia Cup 20181 : 2Bilibili Gaminglogo std.png BLGEDward Gaminglogo std.png EDG
Toprole icon.png
 Ray,
Junglerole icon.png
 Haro,
Junglerole icon.png
 Clearlove,
Midrole icon.png
 Scout,
AD Carryrole icon.png
 iBoy,
Supportrole icon.png
 Meiko
2018-04-28A22LPL 2017 logo.png LPL 2018 Spring Playoffs1 : 3Royal Never Give Uplogo std.png RNGEDward Gaminglogo std.png EDG
Toprole icon.png
 Ray,
Junglerole icon.png
 Haro,
Junglerole icon.png
 Clearlove,
Midrole icon.png
 Scout,
AD Carryrole icon.png
 iBoy,
Supportrole icon.png
 Meiko
2018-04-08A11LPL 2017 logo.png LPL 2018 Spring - West14 - 5Blanklogo std.png RREDward Gaminglogo std.png EDG
Toprole icon.png
 Ray,
Junglerole icon.png
 Haro,
Junglerole icon.png
 Clearlove,
Midrole icon.png
 Scout,
AD Carryrole icon.png
 iBoy,
AD Carryrole icon.png
 Hope,
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 Meiko

Interviews

  • 2018
  • 2017
  • 2016
  • 2015

Articles

  • 2016
  • 2015

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