Phong Vũ Buffalo

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Phong Vũ Buffalo
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Team Information
Team Location
SponsorNIMO TV
Social Media & Links
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Current Roster
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Phong Vũ Buffalo (PVB) was a Vietnamese League of Legends team. They were previously known as Young Generation.


2016 Season[edit]

In November 2016, Saigon Jokers disbanded, Nevan, yT, Venus, Hafa (Naul), AD (BigKoro), and Suicunee (Palette) who were Saigon Jokers trainees decided to form Young Generation and start all over again from VCS A 2017 Spring Promotion

2017 Season[edit]

The team ended the VCS A Spring Promotion group stage at 1st place, with a 5-1 record. Advancing to 2nd and 3rd round, Young Generation swept Hue Audora and Cherry Esports with the 2-0 record, officially qualified for VCS A 2017 Spring. In the team early days, they didn't have any sponsor, gaming house or even fan, the players had to use their own money to maintain the team; however, none of them came from a well-to-do family. Luckily, QTV who was Friends Forever Gaming owner helped the team with training facilities and allowed them to sleep over at his PC Bang.

In their first split playing professionally, Young Generation played extremely well and finished 2nd place in VCS A 2017 Spring, the only team that they could not defeated is Marines Esports, YG was swept 0-3 in the Final. After NIXWATER and Nevan left, Ren joined and became the team leader. Thanks to Marines Esports miracle run at 2017 Mid-Season Invitational, GPL got the second slot at Worlds and Vietnam got 2 slots at GPL 2017 Summer as well. They finished 2nd in VCS A 2017 Summer and was only lost to Marines Esports again.

YG ended GPL 2017 Summer group stage with a 7-1 record, advancing to 2nd round facing Ascension Gaming as they lost 2-3 and fell to loser bracket. The teams met again at the loser bracket final in order to gain their slot for Worlds 2017, losing the first 2 games of the series but they made a reverse swept, ending the match at 3-2.

Finished Worlds 2017 Play-In group stage with a 2-2 record, placed 2nd. Losing to the 2nd round to Team WE (0-3), YG came back to Vietnam with cheer while GAM was blamed for their disappointed performance. Thanks to this record, Young Generation won at WeChoice Award with 53297 votes.

2018 Season[edit]

Without changing anything, YG came up short at VCS 2018 Spring with the 4th place.

Coming to summer, YG decided to release yT and Venus and Ren moved to head coach, Zeros, Meliodas and Xuhao joined. The team rebranded to Phong Vũ Buffalo after they received a huge sponsorship from Phong Vũ Computer. They then won VCS 2018 Summer with ease and represented Vietnam as an independent region at Worlds 2018 Main Event. Although the team failed to make it out of group, they still managed to bring Flash Wolves home with them, 'Thank Mr Buffalo'.

2019 Season[edit]

Phong Vũ Buffalo retained their roster from the previous season. They proved their strength by winning VCS 2019 Spring, thereby representing Vietnam coming to 2019 Mid-Season Invitational.

The Buffalo started the group stage with three wins before Bombers and 1907 Fenerbahçe took games off of them in the second round of the round robin. Fenerbahçe also finished 4-2 to force a tiebreaker game, which Phong Vũ won to advance to the knockout stage.

Team Liquid swept Phong Vũ to send the Buffalo to face off against Vega Squadron for the final MSI Main Stage spot. The Buffalo jumped out to a 2-0 series lead before Vega took games three and four to tie the series. The fifth game was a back and forth affair before Phong Vũ aced Vega with the help of a triple kill by Naul to give the team the lead it needed to get the ball rolling and win the game.

Phong Vũ was unsuccessful in the main stage of MSI until it faced G2 on day three where the Vietnamese squad won its first game of the round robin. Phong Vũ won again versus G2 on day five, but could pick up no other wins and left the tournament after a sixth place finish in the group stage.

Before the summer split, Phong Vũ renamed to Dashing Buffalo to match their new sponsor.


  • 2018
  • 2019

Player Roster[edit]


Players are shown for the entire duration of their tenure on the team, with the role and substitute/trainee status they had upon their departure.

PlayerNameRoleJoinedLeftNext Team

MeliodasHoàng Tiến Nhật
May 20182018-05-21May 20192019-05-31Phong Vũ Buffalologo std.pngSGB

XuHaoBùi Hoàng Sơn Vương
May 20182018-05-21May 20192019-05-31CERBERUS Esports (Vietnamese Team)logo std.pngCES

NaulVõ Thành Luân
Mid Laner
May 20182018-05-18May 20192019-05-31Team Flashlogo std.pngFL

BigkoroĐặng Ngọc Tài
Bot Laner
May 20182018-05-18May 20192019-05-31Percent Esportslogo std.pngPER

PaletteNguyễn Hải Trung
May 20182018-05-18May 20192019-05-31MESlogo std.pngGAM

PunNguyễn Đăng Khoa
≈Oct 2018≈2018-10-??May 20192019-05-31Phong Vũ Buffalologo std.pngDBL

RaizoLâm Huỳnh Gia Huy
≈Oct 2018≈2018-10-??May 20192019-05-31Phong Vũ Buffalologo std.pngSGB

ZerosPhạm Minh Lộc
Top Laner
May 20182018-05-21May 20192019-05-29MESlogo std.pngGAM

Player League Participation[edit]

Playoff games are NOT included, but regular-season tiebreaker games ARE.


PaletteYoung Generationlogo std.pngPhong Vũ Buffalologo std.pngPhong Vũ Buffalologo std.pngPhong Vũ Buffalologo std.pngMESlogo std.pngTeam Flashlogo std.pngTeam Flashlogo std.png216
BigkoroYoung Generationlogo std.pngPhong Vũ Buffalologo std.pngPhong Vũ Buffalologo std.pngPhong Vũ Buffalologo std.pngPhong Vũ Buffalologo std.pngPercent Esportslogo std.pngBurst The Sky Esportslogo std.png212
NaulYoung Generationlogo std.pngPhong Vũ Buffalologo std.pngPhong Vũ Buffalologo std.pngPhong Vũ Buffalologo std.pngPhong Vũ Buffalologo std.pngTeam Flashlogo std.png176
MeliodasPhong Vũ Buffalologo std.pngPhong Vũ Buffalologo std.pngPhong Vũ Buffalologo std.pngPhong Vũ Buffalologo std.pngPhong Vũ Buffalologo std.pngTeam Flashlogo std.png154
ZerosMESlogo std.pngPhong Vũ Buffalologo std.pngMESlogo std.pngPhong Vũ Buffalologo std.pngMESlogo std.pngEVOS Esportslogo std.pngAcademy SBTClogo std.png153
XuHaoHall of Famelogo std.pngPhong Vũ Buffalologo std.pngPhong Vũ Buffalologo std.pngPhong Vũ Buffalologo std.pngCERBERUS Esports (Vietnamese Team)logo std.pngCERBERUS Esports (Vietnamese Team)logo std.pngCERBERUS Esports (Vietnamese Team)logo std.png104



C ID Name Position Next Team
Nellie Vũ Hồng Nhật Manager Phong Vũ Buffalologo std.pngDashing Buffalo
Ren Nguyễn Văn Trọng 80Head Coach Phong Vũ Buffalologo std.pngDashing Buffalo
Ling Nguyễn Mạnh Linh 80Analyst Phong Vũ Buffalologo std.pngDashing Buffalo
JackieWind Phan Huy Phong 80Coach Matrix Esport Gaminglogo std.pngMatrix Esport Gaming


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

Minimum place

Phong Vũ Buffalo Tournament Results - Show Prize as (LocalUSDEuros)
DatePlPrizeEventLast ResultRoster
2019-05-146 MSI 2019
2 - 8Blanklogo std.pngRR
 Zeros,  XuHao,  Meliodas,  Naul,  BigKoro,  Palette,  Ren
2019-04-131₫400,000,000$ 17,237.44€ 15,047.64 VCS 2019 Spring Playoffs
3 : 1EVOS Esportslogo std.pngEVS
 Zeros,  Meliodas,  Naul,  BigKoro,  Palette,  Ren
2019-03-241 VCS 2019 Spring
13 - 1Blanklogo std.pngRR
 Zeros,  Meliodas,  XuHao,  Naul,  BigKoro,  Palette,  Ren
2018-10-1513 - 16$80,625$ 80,625€ 69,901.31 Worlds 2018
2 - 4Blanklogo std.pngRR
 Zeros,  Meliodas,  XuHao,  Naul,  BigKoro,  Palette,  Ren
2018-09-221₫400,000,000$ 17,200€ 14,000 VCS 2018 Summer Playoffs
3 : 1Cube Adonislogo std.pngADN
 Zeros,  Meliodas,  Naul,  BigKoro,  Palette,  Ren
2018-08-191 VCS 2018 Summer
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 Zeros,  Meliodas,  XuHao,  Naul,  BigKoro,  Palette,  Ren
Total Prize:USD 80,625 • VND 800,000,000


  • 2019



Highlight Videos[edit]

External Links[edit]



  1. GCD Archive Pages: before change - VN - 2019-05-28; after change - VN - 2019-05-29
  2. 2.0 2.1 VCS' Facebook Post (Vietnamese)
  3. GCD Archive Pages: before change - VN - 2019-05-21; after change - VN - 2019-05-29
  4. Dashing Buffalo's Facebook Post (Vietnamese)
  5. Vietnam Esports TV's Facebook Post (Vietnamese)
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 6.3 6.4 6.5 6.6 6.7 6.8 6.9 Dashing Buffalo's Facebook Post (Vietnamese)