Uzi (Jian Zi-Hao)

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Uzi
RNG Uzi 2018 Split 2.png
Background Information
Name: Jian Zi-Hao (简自豪)
Country of Birth: China China
Birthday: April 5, 1997 (1997-04-05) (age 21)
Residency:
CN
 China
Competitive
Team: Royal Never Give Up
Role: Bot Laner
Favorite champions: VayneSquare.png LucianSquare.png Kai'SaSquare.png XayahSquare.png 
Soloqueue IDs: Royal丶Uzi, Ryl丶Uz1, 로얄 Uzi (KR), 같이인천여행 (KR), FNC Rekkles1 (KR)
Social Media and Links
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Team History
Oct 2012 - ??? 2013
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Star Horn Royal Clublogo std.png Royal Club
??? 2013 - ??? 2014
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??? 2014 - May 2014
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May 2014 - Dec 2014
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Star Horn Royal Clublogo std.png Star Horn Royal Club
Dec 2014 - Dec 2015
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Dec 2015 - May 2016
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Qiao Gu Reaperslogo std.png Qiao Gu Reapers
May 2016 - May 2016
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May 2016 - May 2017
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Royal Never Give Uplogo std.png RNG
May 2017 - Jul 2017
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Royal Never Give Uplogo std.png RNG
Jul 2017 - Nov 2017
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Royal Never Give Uplogo std.png RNG
Dec 2017 - Feb 2018
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Royal Never Give Uplogo std.png RNG
Feb 2018 - Jul 2018
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Royal Never Give Uplogo std.png RNG
Jul 2018 - Aug 2018
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Royal Never Give Uplogo std.png RNG
Aug 2018 - Present
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Jian "Uzi" Zi-Hao (Hanzi: 简自豪) is a bot laner for Royal Never Give Up.

Biography

2012 Season

Uzi started his career on Royal Club. He joined the team in October of 2012 and quickly rose to prominence as a highly skilled mechanical player.

2013 Season

Royal Club performed well domestically and qualified for the Season 3 World Championship after becoming the Chinese champion. Because of their status as first seed from China, the team was automatically put into the Quarterfinals. Their first match was against their rivals from China OMG. Royal Club was able to defeat them 2-0 to advance. In the Semifinals they faced off against Fnatic and despite dropping a game, they won 3-1 and moved into the finals. Their final opponent was SK Telecom T1 but despite their huge momentum, they were unable to even take a game off of the very powerful SKT squad and got swept 0-3. This ended their tournament run with a respectable 2nd place finish.

2014 Season

In 2014, Royal Club re-branded to Star Horn Royal Club. With Tabe and Wh1t3zZ's retirement, Uzi moved to mid lane. The transition however didn't go so well and Uzi moved back to ADC in the Summer season of the LPL. The team brought Korean imports inSec and Zero to the line-up and despite inconsistent performances, they qualified for the 2014 World Championship. At Worlds, they were placed in Group B along with Taipei Assassins, Team SoloMid and SK Gaming. They only dropped a game to Team SoloMid. Star Horn Royal Club advanced to the Quarterfinals where they faced EDward Gaming. After a very close series, they emerged victorious 3-2 and advanced. In the Semifinals they faced off against their other Chinese rivals OMG. In yet another very close and thrilling series, the team defeated OMG and advanced to the finals. This made Uzi the first player to play in 2 consecutive World Finals. Star Horn Royal Club wasn't given much of a chance because their opponent in the finals was the unstoppable Samsung Galaxy White. They ultimately lost 1-3 which ended their run in 2nd place yet again.

2015 Season

During the 2015 Season, Uzi moved to OMG in one of the biggest roster moves in LPL history. Despite the hype around the transfer, it didn't turn out so well for OMG. While they started off strong in the first weeks of the Spring Split, they dropped off and were hit with internal issues. Ultimately they got swept 0-3 at the 2015 LPL Spring Playoffs by LGD Gaming in the Quarterfinals. The Summer Split didn't go much better for OMG. They finished 7th in the regular season and in the playoffs they were only able to defeat Master3 3-0 in the first round before they lost 1-3 to Vici Gaming.

2016 Season

Uzi left OMG and joined Qiao Gu Reapers in December of 2015. QG attended the IEM Season X - World Championship but had a poor showing, falling to Fnatic 1-2 in Round 2 of the Loser's Bracket and finished 5th/6th. The 2016 Season of the LPL started well for Qiao Gu. They wend undefeated in the first 4 weeks of play, won 7 Bo3 matches and only dropped a single game. The remaining 6 weeks didn't go as well for them as they lost 5 series matches and only won 4. Despite their poor second half of the regular season, the team still finished 1st in their group and was automatically placed in the Semifinals. Their playoff run didn't last long however. Qiao Gu was plagued with internal conflict and they forfeited their Semifinal match vs EDG due to being unable to field a mid laner. The team was able to play in the 3rd place match with Peco as starting mid laner but they were swept 0:3 by Team WE.

In the summer of 2016, Uzi would leave QG and join Royal Never Give Up. RNG's Summer Split did not go as well as expected. While they secured 1st place in Group B with 13 wins and 3 losses, their performance in the playoffs dropped and they lost convincingly to EDward Gaming in the Summer Finals. They still qualified for the 2016 Season World Championship through championship points. At Worlds Royal Never Give Up was drawn in Group D with Team SoloMid, Samsung Galaxy and Splyce. After they won twice against TSM, Royal was able to advance to the Quarterfinals as 2nd place in their group due to their head to head record against TSM. In the Quarterfinals they faced off against SK Telecom T1 and lost 1-3. Post-worlds they had a few tournament appearances. First at the 2016 Demacia Cup where they finished 3rd/4th after losing 1-3 to Edward Gaming in the semifinals and then at NEST 2016 where they would finish 4th after two consecutive series losses against Invictus Gaming and Snake Esports. Uzi later attended the 2016 All-Star Event winning it with Team Ice and also winning the 1v1 tournament after taking down Maple in the finals.

2017 Season

After Mata and Looper's departures, Royal Never Give Up picked up LetMe for the top lane and Ming as their new support. Uzi mentored Ming in the young player's first few splits. The team finished 1st place in Group A of the 2017 LPL Spring Season with a 12-4 regular season record. In the playoffs although they made it to the finals, they lost 0-3 in dominating fashion to Team WE. The 2017 LPL Summer Season was very similar as RNG finished again in 1st place with the same 12-4 regular season record, only this time in Group B. The playoffs went similarly to the spring playoffs for the team. They made it all the way to the finals again but lost 2-3 to EDward Gaming in a reverse sweep this time.

At the 2017 Season World Championship RNG was placed into Group C along with eventual tournament winners Samsung Galaxy, as well as G2 Esports and 1907 Fenerbahçe Esports. The team performed incredibly well in their group and went 5-1. They only dropped one game to G2 Esports. In the Quarterfinals their opponent was Fnatic and they defeated them 3-1 in convincing fashion. RNG's Worlds run ended in the Semifinals after a 2-3 loss to SK Telecom T1 in a very close series.

Trivia

  • As a highly mechanical AD carry, he would have a high expectation for his support, with Tabe being the only one he deemed worthy of being in equal authority in the bot lane in all the 3 support changes in the team
  • Notorious for his temper and condescending attitude.
  • Mechanics alone, he was considered to be even superior to WeiXiao, but lacked the charisma and the discipline of the latter.
  • Nicknamed "小狗", meaning puppy in Chinese, resulting in the general strategy that Royal Club Huang Zu uses to be dubbed "养狗战术" which means "Raise the puppy", a similar strategy and team composition the Counter Logic Gaming used to "Protect the Doublelift", as both AD carries had great potential to carry games with late game hypercarries.
  • Likes to use a pink keyboard (FILCO F87).
  • Famous for his VayneSquare.png Vayne.
  • LMQ coach Eno Li has expressed desire to bring Uzi to North America to play for his team.
  • The only non-Korean player to have appear twice consecutively in the Championship Final.
    • It makes him to be the only pro player to have more than one Championship Final appearances at the point of 2014, before being tied by bengi and Faker at 2015.
  • Suffers from shoulder injury and considers retirement.[1]
  • He is the player with highest CS/M in every single season of LPL he participated since 2015.
  • Has a really unique champion pool.
    • He is good at most marksman with a dash ability, such as VayneSquare.png Vayne, CaitlynSquare.png Caitlyn, EzrealSquare.png Ezreal.
    • And for some marksman with no dash ability, he will never pick them in professional games even they might be the best choice in patch, such as DravenSquare.png Draven.

Killing Spree

  • He is the player who has the most kills in professional games in the entire world.
    • He is the only player who had over 2000 kills in all leagues.
  • He is the player with most kills in all world championships
  • He is the first player claimed 100/1000/1500/2000 kills in LPL.
  • He is the player with fewest games to claimed 100 kills in LPL (14 games).
  • Actual date he reaches a milestone.
    • 2014/06/27 500 kills in LPL, 2015/04/17 1000 kills in LPL, 2016/08/06 1500 kills in LPL, 2018/04/14 2000 kills in LPL.
  • Featured in "RISE" - Worlds 2018 promotional music video as a side character.

Vayne

  • Has a reputation for being one of the best VayneSquare.png Vayne players in the world.
  • Became for his Vayne play in 2013 World Championship against OMG in quarterfinal.
  • He had got 3 pentakills with Vayne in competitive games.
    • Especially the pentakill back in 2014 against Invictus Gaming made him famous worldwide.

Pentakills

Date Region Tournament Team Vs Champion Pos W/L KDA SB VOD
2012-11-19
CN
 China
TGA Winter 2012 Star Horn Royal Clublogo std.png Wayispiderlogo std.png VarusSquare.png Varus ADC W 15/1/10 Link
2014-08-04
CN
 China
Demacia Cup Season 2 Star Horn Royal Clublogo std.png Invictus Gaminglogo std.png LucianSquare.png Lucian ADC W 12/1/7 Link
2014-08-10
CN
 China
LPL Summer 2014 - Week 9 Star Horn Royal Clublogo std.png Invictus Gaminglogo std.png VayneSquare.png Vayne ADC W 13/3/15 Link Link
2015-06-26
CN
 China
LPL Summer 2015 - Week 6 Oh My Godlogo std.png Unlimited Potentiallogo std.png VayneSquare.png Vayne ADC W 13/3/4 Link Link
2016-03-12
CN
 China
LPL Spring 2016 - Week 6 Qiao Gu Reaperslogo std.png Hyper Youth Gaminglogo std.png VayneSquare.png Vayne ADC W 8/1/7 Link Link
2018-03-28
CN
 China
LPL 2018 Spring - Week 9 Royal Never Give Uplogo std.png Suning Gaminglogo std.png CaitlynSquare.png Caitlyn ADC W 8/0/4 Link
2018-04-21
CN
 China
LPL 2018 Spring Playoffs - Semifinal Royal Never Give Uplogo std.png Invictus Gaminglogo std.png Kai'SaSquare.png Kai'Sa ADC W 13/1/1
Click here for a full list of pentakills.

Tournament Results

This table shows up to the 10 most recent results. For complete results, click here.
Tournament Results
DatePlaceEventLast ResultTeamRoster
2018-10-20A55 - 8WCS logo small.png Worlds 2018 Main Event2 : 3G2 Esportslogo std.png G2Royal Never Give Uplogo std.png RNG
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 Letme,
Junglerole icon.png
 Karsa,
Junglerole icon.png
 Mlxg,
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 Xiaohu,
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 Uzi,
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 Ming,
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 Heart
2018-09-02A22LPL 2017 logo.png LPL 2018 Summer - East14 - 5Blanklogo std.png RRRoyal Never Give Uplogo std.png RNG
Toprole icon.png
AD Carryrole icon.png
 Zz1tai,
Toprole icon.png
 Letme,
Junglerole icon.png
 Mlxg,
Junglerole icon.png
 Karsa,
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 Xiaohu,
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 Uzi,
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 Able,
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 Ming,
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 Heart
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,
Midrole icon.png
 Xiye,
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 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 LCKRoyal Never Give Uplogo std.png RNG
Toprole icon.png
 Zz1tai,
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 Karsa,
Junglerole icon.png
 Mlxg,
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 Xiaohu,
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 Uzi,
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 Ming
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,
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 Uzi,
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 Meiko,
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 Ming,
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 Aaron
2018-05-20A11MSI logo.png 2018 Mid-Season Invitational3 : 1Kingzone DragonXlogo std.png KZRoyal Never Give Uplogo std.png RNG
Toprole icon.png
 Letme,
Junglerole icon.png
 Mlxg,
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 Karsa,
Midrole icon.png
 Xiaohu,
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 Uzi,
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 Ming,
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 Heart
2018-04-28A11LPL 2017 logo.png LPL 2018 Spring Playoffs3 : 1EDward Gaminglogo std.png EDGRoyal Never Give Uplogo std.png RNG
Toprole icon.png
 Zz1tai,
Toprole icon.png
 Letme,
Junglerole icon.png
 Mlxg,
Junglerole icon.png
 Karsa,
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 Xiaohu,
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 Uzi,
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 Ming
2018-04-08A33LPL 2017 logo.png LPL 2018 Spring - East12 - 7Blanklogo std.png RRRoyal Never Give Uplogo std.png RNG
Toprole icon.png
 Letme,
Toprole icon.png
 Zz1tai,
Junglerole icon.png
 Karsa,
Junglerole icon.png
 Mlxg,
Midrole icon.png
 Xiaohu,
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 Able,
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 y4,
AD Carryrole icon.png
 Uzi,
Supportrole icon.png
 Ming
2017-12-10A11Unknown Infobox Image - Tournament.png All-Star 2017 Los Angeles3 : 2LMS Allstarslogo std.png LMSLPL Allstarslogo std.png LPL
Toprole icon.png
 957,
Junglerole icon.png
 Mlxg,
Midrole icon.png
 xiye,
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 Uzi,
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 Meiko,
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 FireFox
2017-11-04A33 - 4WCS logo small.png Worlds 20172 : 3SKT1Logo std.png SKTRoyal Never Give Uplogo std.png RNG
Toprole icon.png
 Letme,
Junglerole icon.png
 Mlxg,
Midrole icon.png
 Xiaohu,
AD Carryrole icon.png
 Uzi,
Supportrole icon.png
 Ming,
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 FireFox

Interviews

  • 2018
  • 2017
  • 2016
  • 2013

Articles

  • 2018
  • 2017
  • 2016
  • 2015

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