|Country of Birth|| Sweden|
|Birthday||December 30, 1995 (age 22)|
|Team|| Team Vitality|
|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 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 as 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.
- This table shows up to the 10 most recent results. For complete results, click here.
|YamatoCannon Tournament Results|
|2018-10-14||9 - 12|| Worlds 2018 Main Event||3 - 3 RR|| VIT|
|2018-09-08||3|| EU LCS 2018 Summer Playoffs||3 : 1 MSF|| VIT|
|2018-08-19||2|| EU LCS 2018 Summer||12 - 6 RR|| VIT|
|2018-04-08||4|| EU LCS 2018 Spring Playoffs||2 : 3 SPY|| VIT|
|2018-03-17||4|| EU LCS 2018 Spring||10 - 8 RR|| VIT|
|2017-08-13||4|| EU LCS 2017 Summer||5 - 8 RR|| VIT|
|2017-04-23||5 - 6|| EU LCS 2017 Spring Playoffs||2 : 3 MSF|| SPY|
|2017-04-02||3|| EU LCS 2017 Spring||7 - 6 RR|| SPY|
|2016-10-29||13 - 16|| World Championship 2016||1 - 5 RR|| SPY|
|2016-09-05||1|| EU Regional Finals 2016||3 : 2 UOL|| SPY|
- February 10, Slingshot Questionnaire with YamatoCannon with 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 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 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 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 4, YamatoCannon: "I can sleep when I'm dead" with Fragbite
- February 17, YamatoCannon on Splyce’s progress, the goals of a coach and why he’s angry at critics with theScore
- March 22, YamatoCannon on Splyce's development, relegation chances and his playoff predictions with theScore
- June 3, YamatoCannon: 'Mikyx has mechanics...that measure with the best supports in Europe' with theScore
- June 28, YamatoCannon: Origen's strength is their decision making, but 'mechanically they are very behind' with theScore
- July 18, YamatoCannon warns YoungBuck to stay away from his gym on Pokémon Go: ‘He’s gonna get smacked’ with theScore
- July 22, eSports - YamatoCannon "H2k has better picks and bans, as Fnatic" with Sport1
- August 4, YamatoCannon introduces his brother, talks Splyce’s playoff hopes & criticizes NA's macro game with theScore
- August 16, SPY YamatoCannon wins the EU LCS Coach of the Summer Split Award with LoL Esports
- August 23, YamatoCannon on reaching the finals, franchising and his 'long con' approach to coaching Splyce with theScore
- August 27, "We are the little brother of G2" with Sport1
- August 30, YamatoCannon: 'We could have done a lot better in terms of preparation and that falls on me' with theScore
- September 7, YamatoCannon on his ideal group at Worlds: NA first seed, LMS second seed, then Korea second seed with theScore
- September 23, YamatoCannon on Splyce’s chances at League of Legends Worlds: 'We can definitely do some damage' with Yahoo!
- September 29, Yamatocannon: "G2 is for me the best team in the West" with Fragbite
- October 1, Splyce coach YamatoCannon: ‘We have the tools and we know what to do’ with The Rift Herald
- October 11, YamatoCannon on Splyce’s worlds experience, G2’s struggles and his wardrobe with Slingshot Esports
- May 25, Beyond The Lane - NA/EU Roster Changeswith Daily Dot
- June 7, LCS Week 1 Recap with YamatoCannon - Beyond The Lanewith Daily Dot
- June 14, Week 2 LCS Recap - Beyond The Lanewith Daily Dot
- June 21, Week 3 LCS Recap & Renegades Ban With Leonyxwith Daily Dot
- July 20, Beyond The Lane with YamatoCannon - Week 7 LCSwith Daily Dot
- August 9, Beyond The Lane with YamatoCannon - Playoff Preview, Franchising, and Kledwith Daily Dot
- August 23, Beyond The Lane with YamatoCannon - The Marc Merrill Comment, LCS Finals, and Coach of the Splitwith Daily Dot
- September 3, Beyond The Lane - YamatoCannon on UOL Scrims, #LCSForever, Trash Talk, and Meta Discussionwith Daily Dot
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