|Country of Birth||Sweden|
|Birthday||December 30, 1995 (age 24)|
|Previous Role(s)||Top Laner|
|Soloqueue IDs||CJ YamatoKami, hc YamatoCannon, WACKAFL0CKAFLAME, DB YamatoCannon, yamatocannón, H2k YamatoCannon, YamatoPotato, WW YamatoCannon, mTL Tt YamCannon, ManOfOneWáy, V YamatoCannon|
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Jakob "YamatoCannon" Mebdi is a League of Legends esports player, currently coach for SANDBOX Gaming.
Jakob is from Västerås, Sweden. Before playing League of Legends he played high level World of Warcraft, Warcraft 3 and Starcraft 2. In League of Legends, he has played on various teams as AP, Top, and AD. He is known as a very versatile player. He was the AD carry for Team Solo Mebdi. However, the team disbanded after three of its members were banned by Riot for exceptionally toxic behavior.
On January 10, MeetYourMakers announced YamatoCannon as their new head coach for the 2015 EU LCS Spring Season. After MYM was auto-relegated from the LCS, YamatoCannon joined the Russian team Glacial Phoenix as their head coach. He stated that while he eventually wanted to return to coaching an LCS team, he also didn't want to take any time off; he also stated he did not plan to ever return to competing as a player.
On April 15, Team ROCCAT announced YamatoCannon as their new Head Coach.
- Known for his Olaf playstyle in Season 2.
- Played Top, Mid, and AD competitively.
- His name refers to the Yamato Cannon from the Starcraft franchise, a powerful nuclear shot fired from a terran Battlecruiser unit.
- Speaks fluent Arabic, English, Polish, and Swedish.
- Has been in a relationship with Tifa since 2016.
- Considered the most stylish League of Legends personality by many fans.
- Became the first foreign (non-Korean) coach to join an LCK team after signing with SANDBOX Gaming in May 2020.
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|Casting History - YamatoCannon|
|Date||Event||Round||Team 1||Team 2||Score||VODs||PBP||Color|
|2020-05-31 17:30:00||EU Face-Off 2020||Semifinals||RITO||POL||1 - 0||Quickshot||YamatoCannon|
|2020-05-30 19:00:00||EU Face-Off 2020||Day 1||POL||DCTI||1 - 0||Drakos||YamatoCannon|
|2020-04-22 21:00:00||EM 2020 Spring Main Event||Day 1||AGO||DK||1 - 0||1||Mad Magical||YamatoCannon|
|2020-04-22 20:00:00||EM 2020 Spring Main Event||Day 1||LDLC||VGIA||0 - 1||1||Mad Magical||YamatoCannon|
|2020-04-22 19:00:00||EM 2020 Spring Main Event||Day 1||ESB||FNC.R||0 - 1||1||Mad Magical||YamatoCannon|
|2020-04-03 16:00:00||LEC 2020 Spring Playoffs||Round 1||G2||MAD||2 - 3||12345||Quickshot||YamatoCannon|
- January 2, Meet the team: WW.LoL with , and on Western Wolves
- March 30, Cerolayn Interviews WW Yamato Cannon with , and on Absolute Legends
- May 9, League of Legends i45 pro group chat with beer (video) with , and on Definitive eSports
- October 29, Interview : YamatoCannon (French) with , and on Team LDLC
- January 24, in2LOL Interviews YamatoCannon with , and on in2LOL
- May 27, Interview with double EUW Challenger Series champion, Heimerdingers Collosi's YamatoCannon with , and on Team Dignitas
- July 20, YamatoCannon: Trash Talk Is Part Of Every Sport with , and on cadred
- April 2, YamatoCannon VLOG 1 - My Career and my future by , and on YamatoCannon
- April 2, YamatoCannon parts ways with MYM: ”Would like to coach Team Liquid” with , and on Aftonbladet E-sport
- April 16, YamatoCannon: ”Everyone in the team feels that this is a new Roccat” with , and on Aftonbladet E-sport
- April 17, YamatoCannon speaks on his move to Roccat with , and on The Daily Dot
- May 15, ROCCAT maxrounds15 #1 with: YamatoCannon with , and on ROCCAT
- May 20, YamatoCannon Online #1: Welcome Steve to the ROCCAT family! by , and on YamatoCannon
- June 4, YamatoCannon Online #2: Everyone is beatable! by , and on YamatoCannon
- June 11, YamatoCannon Online #3: Ekko overrated as f***?! by , and on YamatoCannon
- June 17, YamatoCannon Online #4: Old friends reunited by , and on YamatoCannon
- June 26, YamatoCannon Online #5: featuring VandeR by , and on YamatoCannon
- July 9, YamatoCannon Online #6: Sandwiches and Fun by , and on YamatoCannon
- August 18, Face Check with guest YamatoCannon with , and on Vulcun FS
- November 3, YamatoCannon Talks His Time on the Analyst Desk and His Experience at World Finals with , and on Gamespot
- December 23, YamatoCannon at IEM—'Europe is still looking freaking strong.' with , and on Daily Dot
- January 4, YamatoCannon: "I can sleep when I'm dead" with , and on Fragbite
- February 17, YamatoCannon on Splyce’s progress, the goals of a coach and why he’s angry at critics with , and on The Score
- March 13, Lane Swap: From Pro to Coach by Phillip "Costy" Costigan on LoL Esports
- March 22, YamatoCannon on Splyce's development, relegation chances and his playoff predictions with , and on The Score
- May 25, Beyond The Lane - NA/EU Roster Changes with , and on Daily Dot
- June 3, YamatoCannon: 'Mikyx has mechanics...that measure with the best supports in Europe' with , and on The Score
- June 7, LCS Week 1 Recap with YamatoCannon - Beyond The Lane with , and on Daily Dot
- June 14, Week 2 LCS Recap - Beyond The Lane with , and on Daily Dot
- June 21, Week 3 LCS Recap & Renegades Ban With Leonyx with , and on Daily Dot
- June 28, YamatoCannon: Origen's strength is their decision making, but 'mechanically they are very behind' with , and on The Score
- July 18, YamatoCannon warns YoungBuck to stay away from his gym on Pokémon Go: ‘He’s gonna get smacked’ with , and on The Score
- July 20, Beyond The Lane with YamatoCannon - Week 7 LCS with , and on Daily Dot
- July 22, eSports - YamatoCannon "H2k has better picks and bans, as Fnatic" with , and on Sport1
- August 4, YamatoCannon introduces his brother, talks Splyce’s playoff hopes & criticizes NA's macro game with , and on The Score
- August 9, Beyond The Lane with YamatoCannon - Playoff Preview, Franchising, and Kled with , and on Daily Dot
- August 16, SPY YamatoCannon wins the EU LCS Coach of the Summer Split Award with , and on LoL Esports
- August 23, Beyond The Lane with YamatoCannon - The Marc Merrill Comment, LCS Finals, and Coach of the Split with , and on Daily Dot
- August 23, YamatoCannon on reaching the finals, franchising and his 'long con' approach to coaching Splyce with , and on The Score
- August 27, "We are the little brother of G2" with , and on Sport1
- August 30, YamatoCannon: 'We could have done a lot better in terms of preparation and that falls on me' with , and on The Score
- September 3, Beyond The Lane - YamatoCannon on UOL Scrims, #LCSForever, Trash Talk, and Meta Discussion with , and on Daily Dot
- September 7, YamatoCannon on his ideal group at Worlds: NA first seed, LMS second seed, then Korea second seed with , and on The Score
- September 23, YamatoCannon on Splyce’s chances at League of Legends Worlds: 'We can definitely do some damage' with , and on Yahoo!
- September 29, Yamatocannon: "G2 is for me the best team in the West" with , and on Fragbite
- October 1, Splyce coach YamatoCannon: ‘We have the tools and we know what to do’ with , and on The Rift Herald
- October 11, YamatoCannon on Splyce’s worlds experience, G2’s struggles and his wardrobe with , and on Slingshot Esports
- February 10, Slingshot Questionnaire with YamatoCannon with , and on Slingshot
- May 26, YamatoCannon on NiP dropping FNC.A roster: If the LCS teams in EU don’t want you, you don’t belong with , and on theScore Esports
- August 12, YamatoCannon: “I always feel like this is some epic anime battle for myself whenever I play Unicorns of Love” with Darius Matuschak on The Shotcaller
- August 14, YamatoCannon: "You have these games in which everything works perfectly" with , and on Sport1
- August 16, Vitality coach YamatoCannon: “I’ve worked with so many different players, played with so many different players, but no one loves the game as much as Nukeduck.” with , and on Kelsey Moser for Slingshot Esports
- November 13, YamatoCannon on SK Telecom T1's dynasty and Worlds legacy, the state of the EU LCS with The Nexus Podcast on theScore Esports
- January 25, Vitality Crossover - Ep. 01: The path of Yamato with , and on Team Vitality
- February 3, YamatoCannon: “Players’ careers can be so short because they don’t learn to become professionals.” with Darius Matuschak on The Shotcaller
- June 2, YamatoCannon: “Coaching was seemed as a joke in western LoL. Probably the whole western esports scene wasn’t taking it as a professional role.” with Joonkyu "Lasso" Seok and Yudae "Akiin" Oak on Inven Global
- August 6, YamatoCannon: "Afreeca had the right idea about 10-men-rosters: They used it to pressure players" with Darius Matuschak on The Shotcaller
- August 30, YamatoCannon to coach Team Vitality until end of 2020 by Adel Chouadria on Cybersport
- September 26, Team Vitality's Boot Camp in Korea: "They say that we're trapped in group B. But it's the other way around, RNG and Gen.G are trapped with us." with Joonkyu "Lasso" Seok and Yudae "Akiin" Oak on Inven Global
- October 11, YamatoCannon: "I'm very excited for our rematch vs C9. It's interesting to play against Reapered." with Darius Matuschak from The Shotcaller on YouTube
- October 14, VIT YamatoCannon: "History was made. This was the first Worlds where the western teams started to not copy the better regions." with Joonkyu "Lasso" Seok and Yudae "Akiin" Oak on Inven Global
- January 23, YamatoCannon on Vitality's expectations for 2019 and the meaning of his coat with Darius Matuschak on The Shotcaller
- February 22, YamatoCannon on the quality of the LEC, the LCS, & Cabochard's importance for VIT with Darius Matuschak on The Shotcaller
- April 2, YamatoCannon reflects on Team Vitality's past split and favourites for the title with Alexander Hugo on The Shotcaller
- June 24, YamatoCannon on Vitality's rough start into the Split and their comeback potential with Darius Matuschak on The Shotcaller
- August 3, YamatoCannon on the G2 Garen game, Vitality's Comeback, the Nirvana of League with Darius Matuschak on The Shotcaller
- December 17, Yamato analyzes the winners and losers of the LEC's offseason roster shuffle, and discusses why esports is so prone to roster overhauls with Tom Matthiesen on Inven Global
The following pages redirect here:
- Un nouveau départ (French) team-aaa.com
- Splyce LCS Competitive Update And Changes youtube.com
- Splyce agrees to terms with YamatoCannon to lead LCS coaching staff splyce.gg
- GCD Archive Pages: before change - EU - 2018-11-18; after change - EU - 2018-11-19
- Vitality welcomes YamatoCannon team-vitality.fr
- SANDBOX Gaming's Tweet (Korean) twitter.com
- GCD Archive Pages: before change - EU - 2019-01-08; after change - EU - 2019-01-09
- GCD Archive Pages: before change - EU - 2019-01-09; after change - EU - 2019-01-15
- Yamato's Tweet twitter.com
- Team Vitality's Tweet twitter.com
- GCD Archive Pages: before change - KR - 2020-05-16; after change - KR - 2020-05-17
- eSports Competition Rulings: Suspensions of StunnedandSlayed, Veigodx and Rayt3ch legaueoflegends.com
- MeetYourMaker's Facebook Post facebook.com
- YamatoCannon VLOG 1 - My Career and my future youtube.com
- Team ROCCAT is loaded and so am I: Big Announcement (video) youtube.com