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Royal Club is a Chinese team. In December 2016 they rebranded from Star Horn Royal Club, which had been the successor of the original Royal Club founded in May 2012.
Royal Club Huang Zu started their first season as a team by participating in the G-League 2012 Season 2, where they finished at 3rd-4th place after losing 1-3 against Team WE. They then attended GIGABYTE StarsWar League/Season 2 in March but got knocked out in the Group Stage. Due to finishing 2nd at TGA Winter 2012, they were directly invited to the first LPL Spring Season.
In June, Royal Club Huang Zu finished 5th in 2013 LPL Spring, going 15-13 in the Group Stage and therefore not qualifying for playoffs. On the next day, they participated in the NVIDIA Game Festival 2013 and placed second after losing against Team WE in the finals. In July, Royal Club Huang Zu took part in the StarsWar 8 tournament. They got knocked out in the semifinals, losing 0-2 to iG. At the end of July, they once again lost 0-2 to iG in the semifinals of IEM Season VIII - Shanghai, finishing 3rd-4th. In September, Royal Club Huang Zu qualified for the Season 3 China Regional Finals after finishing 2nd in the 2013 LPL Summer Regular Season, going 13-8. At the Season 3 China Regional Finals, Royal Club Huang Zu made an amazing comeback, going from the Loser's bracket to defeating OMG in the grand final, claiming first place and also a spot at the Season 3 World Championship as China's first seed, starting directly in the quarterfinals instead of having to play in the group stage.
At the Season 3 World Championship, Royal Club was considered the underdog in the quarterfinals due to not being well known outside of the Asian scene and competing at their first major tournament outside of China. In their first match, they faced off against a team they were exceptionally familiar with, OMG, essentially reenacting the Chinese Regional's Grand Final. OMG had been seen as one of the strongest teams in the group stage, losing only one out of four games. However, Royal Club were able to overcome their counterpart with a 2-0 victory, advancing to face Europe's first seed, Fnatic. The series would lead to a very back and forth battle between the two region's top teams and ended with Royal Club being able to close it out 3-1. They now found themselves in the grand finals against the heavily-favored Korean team SK Telecom T1. The anticipated match led to Royal Club being overwhelmed by SKT T1, losing 0-3, but taking home a very respectable second place. After the Season 3 World Championship, Tabe and Wh1t3zZ unilaterally retired, forcing Royal to forfeit their 2013 LPL Summer Playoffs spot.
In May of 2014, Royal Club sold LMQ (a merger of Royal Tian Ci and Livemore) and rebranded to Star Horn Royal Club, forming an almost entirely new roster, only retaining Uzi. LMQ ultimately chose to compete as a team in the North American region. After struggling in 2014 LPL Spring, Star Horn Royal Club ended up acquiring InSec and Zero, who were the first Korean players to be bought by a Chinese team. They went on to win the 2014 Season China Regional Finals, once again securing China's first seed at the 2014 World Championship and being placed in Group B. After going 5-1 in the group stages, only dropping one game to the North American team TSM, they eliminated the two-time LPL Champions Edward Gaming in the quarterfinals. In the semifinals, they once again managed to knock out OMG in a 5 game series. In the grand finals, they were once again forced to face off against a Korean powerhouse, this time in the form of Samsung White. Star Horn Royal Club managed to win just one game, ultimately losing the series 1-3 but once again securing second place at the World Championship. At the end of 2014, Uzi surprisingly announced his departure from Star Horn Royal Club and ended up joining rival team OMG.
Being left without their superstar AD Carry Uzi, Star Horn Royal Club managed to acquire the highly praised Chinese AD Carry NaMei, formerly from Edward Gaming. However, due to the acquisition taking place after the LPL's player transfer deadline, NaMei was prohibited from competing until March. During this period, Star Horn Royal Club was forced to use HYY, who had never played on a professional team before, as their starting AD Carry. After NaMei started playing for Star Horn Royal Club, the team's unlucky streak would be continued, this time by InSec's injury at Chongqing in preparation for Demacia Cup 2015 Spring. Blank, from the LSPL team Energy Pacemaker.Carries, ended up substituting for InSec for the remainder of the Demacia Cup and LPL season.
Star Horn Royal Club finished 10th in LPL Spring Season and were forced to play in the 2015 LPL Summer Promotion tournament. Being able to field InSec, who had recovered from his injuries just in time, as their starting jungler, Star Horn Royal Club managed to sweep the LSPL team Young Glory in a clean 3-0 fashion. At this point, everyone believed that Star Horn Royal Club would easily retain their LPL spot. However, their next series against Gamtee went catastrophically, ending with Star Horn Royal Club losing 0-3 and consequently being relegated into the LSPL.
On May 14th, Star Horn Royal Club, Gamtee, and Vici Gaming came to a mutual agreement which resulted in one of the most complex team acquisitions in League of Legends history: Vici Potential Gaming sold their own LPL spot to Royal, bought Gamtee's LPL spot and then renamed to Unlimited Potential. The new team under the Royal banner competed in the LPL and Star Horn Royal Club ended up competing in the LSPL with a different roster. The majority of the former Vici Potential Gaming roster did not remain on Royal, but instead transfered to Unlimited Potential.
- May 18th, LetMe (now letme) and Bvoy join. inSec and LeY (now ley) rejoin. Lies and fate leave.
- December 1st, inSec leaves.
- December 17th, team rebrands to Royal Club. Wuxx joins. Letme leaves.
- December 19th, xiaoxi (now Unicorn) and Sky join. sask rejoins. K joins as a coach. Corn renames to Mis, Ley renames to L1ght. hu1, BoBo, Bvoy, Wei, and SouthWind leave.
- December 28th, inSec rejoins.
- January 16th (approx.), NaMei joins.
- April 19th, Chris steps down as coach.
- May 16th, Cola, inSec, corn, NaMei, Zero, and GodLike leave.
- May 19th, Assassin (now Sask), Blank and yizhen join.
- December 24th, Sask leaves.
- December 25th, y4 and Zzjm leave.
- December 27th, Lies, hu1, corn, BoBo, SouthWind, and fate join. Yizhen, Blank, and K4mi leave.
- February 9th, Quiet leaves.
- February 18th, EQ (now Kmi), nct, LeY and YS join.
- May 23rd, Royal Club renames to Star Horn Royal Club.
- May 28th, Cola, corn and LaoPi join.
- June 1st, inSec and Zero join. VicaL joins as a coach.
- October 19th, 2nd Place at the 2014 World Championship.
- December 6th, ackerman (now GodLike) rejoins.
- December 11th, Uzi leaves.
- March 5th, Wh1t3zZ and GoDlike are shifted from the backup team to starting positions, while Mor and XiaoWeiXiao are relegated to the second squad.  
- March 10th, Aula become the title sponsor of Royal Club.
- March 13th, Tabe retires.
- March 14th, Jason replace Fantasy as Manager.
- March 21st, Coach Swind leaves.
- March 22nd, Aula becames the title sponsor of Royal Club Huang Zu.
- April 26th, Atu joins.
- April 28th, Rui becames inactive player due to cervical spondylosis.
- May 28th, Tabe rejoins. Atu moves to substitute.
- July 7th, 3-4th place at StarsWar 8.
- July 16th, Atu leaves.
- July 26th, 3-4th place at IEM Season VIII - Shanghai.
- September 7th, Qualifies for Season 3 World Championship.
- September 8th, 1st place at Season 3 China Regional Finals.
- October 4th, 2nd place at Season 3 World Championship.
- October 13th, 3rd place at 2013 WCG China Qualifiers. Wh1t3zZ and Tabe retire. 
- November 2nd, F1sh (now Quiet) and PandaB (now Bao) join as new starting bottom lane, Uzi moves to Mid position.
- November 24th, 4th place at 2013 LPL Summer Playoffs.
- December 3rd, Rui returns to active duty.
- December 15th, GoDlike leaves, while Dreams (now Yao) joins.
|Ak||Zhou Kun (周坤)||Top|
|BayBay||Wang You-Chun (王佑軍)||Jungle|
|XuanXuanPi||Pi Xiao-Xuan (皮孝轩)||Jungle|
|Kailai||Zhou Kai-Lai (周开来)||Mid|
|sask||Zhou Yi-Xiang (周翼翔)||Mid|
|Jiajun||Liu Jia-Jun (刘家俊)||AD|
|Rain||An Hyeong-uk (안형욱)||AD|
|Despa1r||Zhou Li-Peng (周李鹏)||Support|
|Pluto||Li Yi-Xian (李义贤)||Support|
|Blank||Kang Sun-gu (강선구)||Jungle||inSec||2015 Demacia Cup Spring|
2015 LPL Spring Week 10 - 11
|corn||Lei Wen (雷文)||Mid||nct||International Esports Tournament 2014|
|Quiet||Yu Rui (喻瑞)||AD||Lucky||WCG 2013 China Qualifier|
|riris||Baek Seung-min (백승민)||Top||Hong Kong Attitude|
|Sky||Ha Neul (하늘)||Top|
|Unicorn||Li Wei-Sheng (李盛维)||Jungle||DS Gaming|
|Mis||Lei Wen (雷文)||Mid||Newbee|
|Wuxx||Wang Cheng (王城)||AD||Royal Never Give Up|
|L1ght||Le Yi (乐毅)||Support|
|inSec||Choi In-seok (최인석)||Jungle||DS Gaming|
|hu1||Lei Hui-Guo (雷辉国)||Jungle|
|BoBo||He Wen-Bo (何文博)||AD|
|Bvoy||Ju Yeong-hoon (주영훈)||AD||Young Miracles|
|Wei||Wang Huan-Wei (汪焕威)||AD|
|SouthWind||Su Zhi-Lin (苏志林)||Support||Red Wolf Gaming|
|Letme||Yan Jun-Ze (严君泽)||Top||Royal Never Give Up|
|Lies||Guo Hao-Tian (郭昊天)||Top||2144 Danmu Gaming|
|fate||Mao Jie (毛杰)||Sub/Jungle|
|Yizhen||Park Ui-jin (박의진)||Top||CJ Entus|
|Blank||Kang Sun-gu (강선구)||Jungle||SK Telecom T1|
|K4mi||Wang Long-Jie (王隆杰)||Support|
|y4||Wang Nong-Mo (王弄墨)||AD||ZTR Gaming|
|Zzjm||Zuo Ming-Hao (左名豪)||Sub/Support||ZTR Gaming|
|Aixin||Su Ze-Hao (苏泽皓)||Sub||Tides of Time 1|
|HYY||Zhai Wen-Han (翟文晗)||Sub/AD|
|Cola||Jiang Na (江南)||Top||Team King|
|corn||Lei Wen (雷文)||Mid||Team King|
|NaMei||Zhu Jia-Wen (朱佳文)||AD||Team King|
|Zero||Yoon Kyung-sup (윤경섭)||Support||Team King|
|GodLike||Xiao Wang (肖旺)||Sub/Top||Royal Never Give Up|
|LaoPi||Wong Wing Cheong (黃永昌)||Sub/Support||Invictus Girls|
|Uzi||Jian Zi-Hao (简自豪)||AD||Oh My God|
|Yao||Yao Yuan (姚远)||Top||LinG|
|Bao||Zhang Jia-Zhi (张家志)||Support||EP.Carries|
|XJJ||Huang Hui (黄辉)||Support|
|Lucky||Liu Jun-Jie (刘君杰)||Jungle||Retired|
|nct||Feng Zhong-Hao (冯中豪)||Mid||AcFun e-Sports Club|
|Rui||Wang Xing-Rui (王星睿)||Support||ShowTime|
|YS||Yang Sheng (杨昇)||Sub|
|Quiet||Yu Rui (喻瑞)||AD||Vici Gaming|
|Tabe||Wong "Martin" Pak Kan (王柏勤)||Support||Coach|
|Wh1t3zZ||Pun-Wai Lo (盧本偉)||Mid||Retired|
|Atu||Liang Chang-Wei (梁昌煒)||Support||HK Attitude Mage|
|Mor||Zhang Hong-Wei (张洪伟)||Top||Royal Club Tian Ci|
|XiaoWeiXiao||Yu Xian (余显)||Mid||Royal Club Tian Ci|
|mfst||Teng Yong (滕勇)||Jungle||All Gamers|
|Warm||Liu Yang (刘杨)||Mid||All Gamers|
|beckham||Tsang Kin (曾堅)||Top|
|wuyan||Zhang Bing (张冰)||Mid|
|Lin Su-Wen (林素雯)||Manager|
|K||Zhang Jia-Geng (张甲庚)||Coach||Joy Dream|
|Gosu||Sin Hyeok (신혁)||Coach||ROX Tigers|
|Jason||He Yi (何懿)||Manager|
|VicaL||Kim Sun-mook (김선묵)||Coach||Royal Never Give Up|
|eNo||Li Yande||Chief Executive Officer||LMQ|
|Fantasy||Li Wei (李巍)||Manager|
|Chris||Siu Keung (蕭強)||Coach||Newbee|
|Swind||Li Ming (黎明)||Coach||Team Livemore|
|In Premier Tournaments|
|2017-08-16||7th||2017 LSPL Summer Regular Season||9 : 13||Group Stage (W/L)|
|2017-05-23||21 - 28th||2017 Demacia Cup||0 : 2||Red Wolf Gaming|
|2017-04-14||4th||2017 LSPL Spring Playoffs||2 : 3||DAN Gaming|
|2017-04-08||4th||2017 LSPL Spring Regular Season||14 : 8||Group Stage (W/L)|
|2016-08-13||NQ||2017 LPL Spring Promotion||0 : 3||Newbee|
|2016-08-08||3rd||2016 LSPL Summer Playoffs||0 : 3||Young Miracles||¥ 100,000|
|2016-08-03||4th||2016 LSPL Summer Regular Season||16 : 10||Group Stage (W/L)|
|2016-07-02||5 - 8th||2016 Demacia Cup||0 : 3||Snake Esports|
|2016-05-22||Q||2016 Demacia Cup Qualifiers||2 : 1||2144 Danmu Gaming|
|2016-04-11||Q||2016 LSPL Spring Relegation||3 : 0||Wan Yoo|
|2016-04-07||12th||2016 LSPL Spring Regular Season||13 : 17||Group Stage (W/L)|
|2015-07-28||7 - 8th||2015 LSPL Summer Playoffs||1 : 2||Team WE Future|
|2015-06-29||9 - 16th||2015 Demacia Cup Summer Season||0 : 3||Snake Esports|
|2015-04-19||NQ||2015 LPL Summer Promotion||0 : 3||Gamtee|
|2015-04-12||9 - 12th||2015 LPL Spring Regular Season||5-5-12||Group Stage (W/L)||¥ 50,000|
|2015-03-27||5 - 8th||2015 Demacia Cup Spring Season||0 : 3||Team WE|
|2014-12-12||3 - 4th||Demacia Cup Season 2||0 : 2||EDward Gaming||¥ 50,000|
|2014-10-19||2nd||2014 Season World Championship||1 : 3||Samsung White||$ 250,000|
|2014-09-11||3 - 4th||X Championship Season I||0 : 2||Team King||¥ 50,000|
|2014-09-07||2nd||2014 Season China Regional Finals||1 : 2||EDward Gaming||S4 WC Seed|
|2014-08-23||3rd||2014 LPL Summer Playoffs||2 : 3||Oh My God||¥ 200,000|
|2014-08-16||3rd||2014 LPL Summer Regular Season||5-8-1||Group Stage (W/L)|
|2014-04-26||6th||2014 LPL Spring Regular Season||3-3-8||Group Stage (W/L)||¥ 200,000|
|2014-01-01||5 - 8th||Demacia Cup Season 1||0 : 2||Invictus Gaming|
|2013-11-20||4th||2013 LPL Summer Playoffs||FF:W||Team WE||¥ 150,000|
|2013-10-04||2nd||Season 3 World Championship||0 : 3||SK Telecom T1||$ 250,000|
|2013-09-08||1st||Season 3 China Regional Finals||3 : 1||Oh My God||S3WC Qualification|
|2013-09-01||2nd||2013 LPL Summer Regular Season||13 : 8||Group Stage (W/L)|
|2013-07-25||3 - 4th||IEM Season VIII - Shanghai||1 : 2||Invictus Gaming||$ 2,000|
|2013-05-18||5th||2013 LPL Spring||15 : 13||Group Stage (W/L)||¥ 100,000|
|2013-03-12||7 - 12th||GIGABYTE StarsWar League Season 2||1-3-1||Group Stage (W/L)|
|2012-11-25||2nd||TGA Grand Prix Winter 2012||1 : 2||Team WE||¥ 100,000|
|In Major Tournaments|
|2015-09-08||5 - 8th||World Leisure Games - Qingdao 2015||FF : W||Oh My Dream|
|2014-12-05||2nd||2014 GALAXY eSports Carnival||1 : 2||Team King||¥ 80,000|
|2014-04-28||5 - 8th||International Esports Tournament 2014||0 : 2||Invictus Gaming||¥ 20,000|
|2013-12-25||7 - 8th||G-League 2013||0 : 3||Group Stage (W/L)|
|2013-12-15||3rd||2013 GALAXY eSports Carnival||0 : 2||Oh My God||￥ 10,000|
|2013-11-10||4th||National Electronic Sports Tournament 2013||0 : 2||LMQ|
|2013-10-13||3rd||2013 WCG China Qualifiers||2 : 0||Team Livemore||¥ 20,000|
|2013-07-07||3 - 4th||StarsWar 8||0 : 2||Invictus Gaming||¥ 10,000|
|2013-06-27||3rd||WVW National Elite Cup||2 : 0||Invictus Gaming||¥ 20,000|
|2013-05-19||2nd||NVIDIA Game Festival 2013||0 : 2||Team WE||¥ 50,000|
|2013-01-14||3 - 4th||G-League 2012 Season 2||1 : 3||Team WE||¥ 10,000|
|2012-12-15||1st||2012 GALAXY eSports Carnival||2 : 0||Team WE.i-Rocks||¥ 30,000|
|2012-12-13||3rd||HAN Pro League||0 : 2||Team WE.i-Rocks||¥ 5,000|
|2012-09-20||5 - 8th||GIGABYTE StarsWar League||1-2-2||Group Stage (W/L)|
|2012-09-14||9 - 16th||Ultimate Game Tournament||1 : 2||Spiritmoon|
- May 21st, A boat beneath a sunny sky: OMG and Star Horn Royal Club from theScore
- December 27th, Star Horn Royal Club announces all-Chinese LSPL rosterby Kelsey Moser on theScore
- September 10th, Breaking down Group B - from LoL Esports
- September 17th, League of Legends World Championship Preview – Group B - from Azubu
- September 17th, Season Four World Championship Preview: StarHorn Royal Club - from ggChronicle
- September 30th, Pick a Side – Star Horn Royal Club vs EDward Gaming - from Azubu
- October 5th, Uzi carries SHRC to victory over EDG - from LoL eSports
- October 5th, Royal Club rides Uzi into the semifinals at Worlds - from The Daily Dot
- October 10th, Pick a Side: Semi-Finals – OMG vs Star Horn Royal Club - from Azubu
- October 11th, Familiarity Builds Respect - OMG vs Royal - from LoL eSports
- October 24th, Anatomy of a Stomp: SHRC vs SSW G2 - from onGamers
Star Horn Royal Club's 2015 LPL Spring Regular Season Roster
Star Horn Royal Club's 2014 Season World Championship Roster
- LSPL战队巡礼(一)：目标，LPL! (Chinese) lol.qq.com
- Ex-Longzhu Crash and ex-Snake Martin join Vici Gaming esports.yahoo.com
- 再见，老朋友 (Chinese) weibo.com
- Tuwan eSports' Tweet twitter.com
- Royal Club's Weibo Post (Chinese) weibo.com
- LPL Roster Announcement sinaimg.cn
- 荣耀还会再现 (Chinese) weibo.com
- wuxx joins Royal Never Give Up's LSPL team Royal Club esports.yahoo.com
- Star Horn Royal Club's Weibo Post (Chinese) weibo.com
- Royal Club's Weibo Post (Chinese) weibo.com
- RYL丶Insec， 重回战场 (Chinese) weibo.com
- NaMei's Tencent Weibo Post (Chinese) t.qq.com
- Chris's Tencent Weibo Post (Chinese) t.qq.com
- SHRC's Weibo Post (Chinese) t.qq.com
- 2015英雄联盟夏季俱乐部转会公告 (Chinese) lol.qq.com
- S6赛季皇族RNG队员名单 (Chinese) weibo.com
- ZTR Gaming's Weibo weibo.com
- SHRC Weibo post (Chinese) weibo.com
- Vici Gaming's Tencent Weibo Post t.qq.com
- LPL战队选手名单出炉 Sky兄弟任WE替补 (Chinese) wangyou.pcgames.com.cn
- SH皇族電子競技俱樂部隊員公告 (Chinese) t.qq.com
- SH皇族電子競技俱樂部隊員變動公告 (Chinese) t.qq.com
- SH皇族電子競技俱樂部官方公告 (Chinese) t.qq.com
- SH皇族電子競技俱樂部隊員公告 (Chinese) t.qq.com
- OMG's Tencent Weibo Post (Chinese) t.qq.com
- Star's War League Royal Club vs Najin Sword Preview (Chinese)
- 狼蛛键鼠冠名皇族竞技俱乐部 (Chinese) diy.pconline.com
- 快讯：Tabe Uzi确认离队 Uzi或将加入iG wangyou.pcgames
- 峰回路转！UZI暂留皇族征战职业联赛 (Chinese) duowan.com
- 原皇族竞技俱乐部经理调离 (Chinese)] Tencent Weibo
- 南风已经离开皇族 (Chinese)] Tencent Weibo
- 春季赛第七周开场互动：Royal替补辅助选手亮相 lol.tga.plu.cn
- Rui由于颈椎病暂时离开职业 (Chinese)Tencent Weibo
- Tabe正式回归皇族战队 white微博示基情 (Chinese)uuu9.com
- Atu Facebook Post facebook.com
- Wh1t3zZ's Weibo postqq.com
- Wh1t3zZ's Weibo postqq.com
- Tabe's Weibo postqq.com
- 皇族原辅助王星睿伤愈复出 (Chinese)Tencent Weibo
- Chinese professional LoL team LMQ Tian Ci moves to NA with new title sponsor iBUYPOWER ongamers.com
- TGA冬季賽現場視頻專訪皇族：期待戰勝國內雙雄 (Chinese) 178.com