Shad0w

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Shad0w
MAD Shad0w 2020 Split 2.png
Background Information
NameZhiqiang Zhao (赵志强)
Country of Birth
Italy
Nationality
Italy


China
BirthdayFebruary 25, 2001 (age 19)
Residency
CN
China
Competitive
TeamMAD Lionslogo std.pngMAD Lions
Contract Expires2021-11-15
Role
Jungler
Favorite Champs


Competitive IDsShadow
Soloqueue IDsEUW: The Qiaang
CN: 在线中翻
Social Media & Links
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Infobox LOLProslogo std.png
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Zhiqiang "Shad0w" Zhao (Hanzi: 赵志强) is a League of Legends esports player, currently jungler for MAD Lions. His name was previously stylized Shadow.

Team History

Combine Role Swaps:No|Yes
Dates:Approx|Exact
TeamStartEnd
EU
Element Gaminglogo std.pngElement Team 1
≈Oct 2016≈2016-10-??≈Apr 2017≈2017-04-??≈6mo 23d
ejel
EU
Outplayedlogo std.pngOutplayed
Feb 20172017-02-17[2]May 20182018-05-10[1]1yr 2mo
ejel
EU
Team Atlantislogo std.pngTeam Atlantis
Sep 20182018-09-14[3]≈Oct 2018≈2018-10-??≈1mo 3d
ejel
EU
Mousesportlogo std.pngmousesports
≈May 2019≈2019-05-??Oct 20192019-10-01[4]≈5mo
ejel
EU
MAD Lionslogo std.pngMAD Lions
Nov 20192019-11-29[5]Present9mo 23d
ej
TeamStartEnd
EU
Element Gaminglogo std.pngElement Team 1
≈Oct 2016≈2016-10-??≈Apr 2017≈2017-04-??≈6mo 23d
ejel
EU
Outplayed WARlogo std.pngOutplayed Black
Feb 20172017-02-17[2]Jun 20172017-06-25[7]4mo 8d
ejel
EU
Outplayed WARlogo std.pngOutplayed WAR
Jun 20172017-06-25[7]Dec 20172017-12-205mo 25d
ejel
EU
Outplayedlogo std.pngOutplayed
Dec 20172017-12-20May 20182018-05-10[1]4mo 21d
ejel
EU
Team Atlantislogo std.pngTeam Atlantis
Sep 20182018-09-14[3]≈Oct 2018≈2018-10-??≈1mo 3d
ejel
EU
Mousesportlogo std.pngmousesports
≈May 2019≈2019-05-??Oct 20192019-10-01[4]≈5mo
ejel
EU
MAD Lionslogo std.pngMAD Lions
Nov 20192019-11-29[5]Present9mo 23d
ej

News

  • 2016
  • 2017
  • 2018
  • 2019
  • 2020
EU
Element Gaminglogo std.pngEMT1October (approx.),
Shadow joins.
EU
Outplayed WARlogo std.pngOP.BFebruary 17,
Shadow joins.
[2]
EU
Element Gaminglogo std.pngEMT1April (approx.),
Shadow leaves.
EU
Outplayed WARlogo std.pngOP WARJune 25, Outplayed WARlogo std.pngOutplayed Black renames to Outplayed WARlogo std.pngOutplayed WAR.[7]
EU
Outplayedlogo std.pngOPDecember 20, Outplayed WARlogo std.pngOutplayed WAR renames to Outplayedlogo std.pngOutplayed.
EU
Outplayedlogo std.pngOPMay 10,
Shadow leaves.[1]
EU
Team Atlantislogo std.pngATLSeptember 14,
Shadow joins.
[3]
EU
Team Atlantislogo std.pngATLOctober (approx.),
Shadow leaves.
EU
Mousesportlogo std.pngMOUZMay (approx.),
Shadow joins.

Reeker leaves.
EU
Mousesportlogo std.pngMOUZOctober 1,
Shadow leaves.[4]
EU
MAD Lionslogo std.pngMADNovember 29,
Orome,
Shadow,
Humanoid,
Carzzy, and
Gistick join.
[5][6]
EU
Splycelogo std.pngSPYDecember 6,
Shadow and
Carzzy's contracts are updated in the GCD, expiring on 15 November 2021.[8]
EU
MAD Lionslogo std.pngMADJanuary 3,
Shadow,
Carzzy,
Kaiser, and Kaas (Assistant Coach)'s contracts are updated in the GCD, expiring on 15 November 2021.[9]
EU
MAD Lionslogo std.pngMADMarch 20, Shadow renames to Shad0w.[10]
EU
Double Crunch Team Italylogo std 2.pngDCTIMay 27, Roster for the EU Face-Off is announced to be
Terenas,
Shadow,
KenRhen,
Noodlez,
Paolocannon, EddieNoise, and Moonboy.[11]

Biography[edit]

Trivia[edit]

  • Was born in Milan, Italy to a family of Chinese origin.
  • Started playing in Season 3.
  • Reached Challenger in Season 7, hitting EU West rank 1 in April 2018.
  • Dropped out of high school at age 16 to become a pro player.
  • Plays mid and bot in addition to jungle.
  • Was offered a spot on EDward Gaming in 2019, but declined due to disliking how hands-on the team was with their players.

Tournament Results[edit]

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

Minimum place

Shad0w Tournament Results
DatePlEventLast ResultRoster
2020-08-304 LEC 2020 Summer Playoffs
0 : 3Rogue (European Team)logo std.pngRGE
MAD Lionslogo std.pngMAD Orome,  Shad0w,  Humanoid,  Carzzy,  Kaiser,  Mac,  Kaas
2020-08-092 LEC 2020 Summer
12 - 6Blanklogo std.pngRR
MAD Lionslogo std.pngMAD Orome,  Shad0w,  Humanoid,  Carzzy,  Kaiser,  Mac,  Kaas
2020-05-305 - 6 EU Face-Off 2020
0 - 2Blanklogo std.pngRR
Double Crunch Team Italylogo std 2.pngDCTI Terenas,  Shad0w,  KenRhen,  Noodlez,  Paulcannon
2020-04-183 LEC 2020 Spring Playoffs
1 : 3G2 Esportslogo std.pngG2
MAD Lionslogo std.pngMAD Orome,  Shad0w,  Humanoid,  Carzzy,  Kaiser,  Mac,  Kaas
2020-03-284 LEC 2020 Spring
11 - 7Blanklogo std.pngRR
MAD Lionslogo std.pngMAD Orome,  Shad0w,  Humanoid,  Carzzy,  Kaiser,  Mac,  Kaas
2019-09-283 - 4 EM 2019 Summer Main Event
0 : 3Berlin International Gaminglogo std.pngBIG
Mousesportlogo std.pngMOUZ Tolkin,  shadow,  nite,  Conjo,  Gistick,  Candyfloss
2019-08-231 Premier Tour 2019 Summer
3 : 2Berlin International Gaminglogo std.pngBIG
Mousesportlogo std.pngMOUZ Tolkin,  shadow,  nite,  Conjo,  Gistick,  Candyfloss
2019-08-043 - 4 ESLM 2019 Summer Playoffs
0 : 2FC Schalke 04 Esportslogo std.pngS04E
Mousesportlogo std.pngMOUZ Tolkin,  Shadow,  nite,  Conjo,  Gistick
2019-07-313 ESLM 2019 Summer
13 - 5Blanklogo std.pngRR
Mousesportlogo std.pngMOUZ Tolkin,  Shadow,  SevenArmy,  nite,  Conjo,  Gistick
2019-07-164 SINN League Season 3 Playoffs
1 : 2Berlin International Gaminglogo std.pngBIG
Mousesportlogo std.pngMOUZ Tolkin,  SevenArmy,  Shadow,  nite,  Conjo,  Gistick

Media[edit]

  • 2020

Post-Match Interviews

DateTournamentMatchLink
2020-08-28LEC 2020 Summer Playoffs
MAD Lionslogo std.pngMAD
vs
FC Schalke 04 Esportslogo std.pngS04
Link
2020-04-03LEC 2020 Spring Playoffs
G2 Esportslogo std.pngG2
vs
MAD Lionslogo std.pngMAD
Link
2020-03-28LEC 2020 Spring
Origenlogo std.pngOG
vs
MAD Lionslogo std.pngMAD
Link

Images[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Outplayed's Facebook Post (Italian) facebook.com
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Gli Outplayed acquistano Zhi Qiang "Shadow" Zhao dagli Element Gaming (Italian) outplayed.it
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Team Atlantis' Tweet twitter.com
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Shadow's Tweet twitter.com
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 MAD LIONS ENTER LEAGUE OF LEGENDS EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIPS overactive-media-group.prezly.com
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 MAD Lions' Tweet twitter.com
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 Outplayed si porta a livello europeo con i Wind and Rain (Italian) esports.thegamesmachine.it
  8. GCD Archive Pages: before change - EU - 2019-12-05; after change - EU - 2019-12-06
  9. GCD Archive Pages: before change - EU - 2019-12-31; after change - EU - 2020-01-03
  10. MAD Lions' Tweet twitter.com
  11. LEC's Tweet twitter.com