Kid

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Kid
IG Kid 2018 Spring.png
Background Information
NameGe Yan (葛炎)
Country of BirthChina China
BirthdayAugust 23, 1997 (age 22)
Residency
CN
 China
Competitive
RoleJungler
Previous Role(s)Bot Laner
Favorite ChampsEzrealSquare.pngCorkiSquare.png
Competitive IDsKidKid
Soloqueue IDsiG kid, FULIYE, China Kid
Team History
??? 2012 - Jun 2012
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HanGong Clanlogo std.pngHanGong Clan
Jun 2012 - Dec 2015
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Invictus Gaminglogo std.pngInvictus Gaming
Dec 2015 - Apr 2017
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Invictus Gaminglogo std.pngInvictus Gaming
Apr 2017 - May 2017
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Invictus Gaminglogo std.pngInvictus Gaming
May 2017 - Jul 2017
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Invictus Gaminglogo std.pngInvictus Gaming
Jul 2017 - Mar 2018
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Invictus Gaminglogo std.pngInvictus Gaming

Ge "Kid" Yan (Hanzi: 葛炎) was previously a substitute jungler for Invictus Gaming.

Biography

Ge "Kid" Yan (sometimes stylized KidKid) originally played in Season 2 for HanGong Clan before joining Invictus Gaming in June of 2012.

Season 2

Kid played for IG in the Season 2 China Regional Finals where they qualified for the Season 2 World Championship as the second seed from China by beating Noah's Ark 2-0 in the finals. At worlds, they made it through the group stage, only to fall 2-0 to Moscow Five in the quarterfinals.

Season 3

IG participated in the 2013 LPL Spring Regular Season and managed to place first overall. However in the 2013 LPL Spring Playoffs, they placed third after losing 2-0 to Positive Energy but beating Team WE 2-1 in the third place match. Next, they attended IEM Season VIII - Shanghai and finished in second after they lost 2-0 in the finals to WE. In the 2013 LPL Summer Regular Season, they ended in fifth place and missed the playoffs. Their result in the Spring Season still qualified them for the Season 3 China Regional Finals. They ended in third after losing 2-1 to Royal Club Huang Zu in the second round of the loser's bracket. Their last tournament of the year was IEM Season VIII - Singapore and they actually managed to win the tournament by beating CJ Entus Frost 2-0 in the finals.

2014 Season

The new season began for Kid and IG at Demacia Cup Season 1. They made it to the finals and placed first after beating WE 3-2. A few months later, they attended the IEM Season VIII - World Championship but failed to make it past groups after losing to the KT Rolster Bullets and Fnatic. The 2014 LPL Spring Regular Season ended shortly afterwards with IG in fourth place. IG qualified for the 2014 LPL Spring Playoffs and even made it to the finals but they lost 3-0 to EDward Gaming. They later lost 2-0 in Demacia Cup Season 2 in the round of 16 to Star Horn Royal Club. IG faired very poorly in the 2014 LPL Summer Regular Season, finishing in sixth place. They still qualified for the 2014 Season China Regional Finals but they finished in last after losing 2-0 to OMG and 2-1 to LGD Gaming.

2015 Season

IG began the new year at the 2015 Demacia Cup Spring Season where IG managed to make it to the finals but they lost 3-0 to EDG. A few weeks later, they finished in fifth place in the 2015 LPL Spring Regular Season and qualified for the 2015 LPL Spring Playoffs. Here, IG ended in third place after losing 3-0 to EDG in the semifinals but beating Snake eSports 3-1 in the third place match. Before the start of the second half of the season, Time joined IG to as a sub for Kid. IG participated in the 2015 Demacia Cup Summer Season and ended in fourth after losing 3-1 to EDG and 3-2 to Snake. Back in the 2015 LPL Summer Regular Season, IG ended in third place to qualify for the 2015 LPL Summer Playoffs. Here, IG finished in third place again after losing 3-2 to the Qiao Gu Reapers but beating EDG 3-1. IG qualified for the 2015 Season China Regional Finals and managed to qualify for the 2015 Season World Championship by beating Qiao Gu 3-0. IG was placed in a group alongside Cloud9, Fnatic, and AHQ e-Sports Club. Unfortunately, they ended with a 2-4 record and were knocked out of the tournament in last place.

2016 Season

The 2016 season was fairly straightforward for IG. The team placed 4th in the 2016 LPL Spring Season with an 8-8 record. They were quickly knocked out of playoffs in the first round after getting swept 0-3 by Snake Esports. The summer season was identical to the spring one for IG since they finished in 4th again with a 5-11 record. The summer playoffs also had the same result and IG were knocked out in the first round again by getting swept by I May.

2017 Season

Invictus Gaming finished 3rd in Group A of the 2017 LPL Spring Season with an 8-8 record. They would then drop out in the first round of the playoffs with a 1-3 loss to Newbee. IG participated in the 2017 Demacia Cup and finished 3rd after a 1-3 loss to I May in the semifinals. Their summer season was similar to their spring season and they finished 3rd with a 10-6 record. Kid however spent the majority of the summer retired and only came back out of retirement near the end of the split. IG did much better in the playoffs and finished 3rd with a victory over Team WE in the third place match. IG then participated in the 2017 Season China Regional Finals but failed to make it to Worlds after Team WE got their revenge against them and beat them 3-2.

Trivia

  • Known for his EzrealSquare.png Ezreal early in his career.
  • Infamously dealt only 443 damage to champions in a game against OMG during the 2015 LPL Summer Season.[1]
  • He has remained on the same team longer than any other player in the world (2079 days).
  • Reached 1000 Kills in the LPL in July, 2015.
    • The 3rd player to reach 1000 Kills in the LPL, after Uzi, and Cool.

Pentakills

DateRegionTournamentTeamVsChampionPosW/LKDASBVOD
2015-04-25
CN
 China
LPL 2015 Spring PlayoffsInvictus Gaminglogo std.pngSnake Esportslogo std.pngJinxSquare.png JinxBotW9/1/6LinkLink
2014-08-31
SEA
 SEA
Hong Kong Esports Tournament Season 2Invictus Gaminglogo std.pngTBDlogo std.pngTristanaSquare.png TristanaBotW8/2/6Link
2012-07-09
CN
 China
PLL ChallengeInvictus Gaminglogo std.pngTBDlogo std.pngCorkiSquare.png CorkiBotW10/3/9Link
2015-03-
CN
 China
IET 2015 QualifiersInvictus Gaminglogo std.pngTBDlogo std.pngSivirSquare.png SivirBotW7/0/6Link
Click here for a full list of pentakills by all players.

Tournament Results

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

Minimum place

Kid Tournament Results
DatePlEventLast ResultTeamRoster
2018-04-080010001
LPL 2018 Spring - East
18 - 1Blanklogo std.pngRR
Invictus Gaminglogo std.pngiG
 Duke,
 TheShy,
 Ning,
 Kid,
 Rookie,
 JackeyLove,
 Baolan
2017-09-010030003
LPL 2017 Summer Playoffs
3 : 2Welogo std.pngWE
Invictus Gaminglogo std.pngiG
 TheShy,
 Duke,
 Ning,
 KidKid,
 Rookie,
 West,
 Megan
2017-08-200030003
LPL 2017 Summer - Group A
10 - 6Blanklogo std.pngRR
Invictus Gaminglogo std.pngiG
 Duke,
 TheShy,
 Ning,
 KidKid,
 Rookie,
 West,
 Megan
2017-07-230010001
2017 Xinhua E-Sports Conference
3 : 1Newbeelogo std.pngNewbee
Invictus Gaminglogo std.pngiG
 Duke,
 TheShy,
 Ning,
 KidKid,
 Rookie,
 West,
 JackeyLove,
 Megan
2017-06-040030043 - 4
Demacia Cup 2017
1 : 3I Maylogo std.pngIMAY
Invictus Gaminglogo std.pngiG
 Duke,
 Ning,
 Rookie,
 West,
 Kid,
 Megan
2017-04-290070087 - 8
LPL 2017 Spring Playoffs
1 : 3Newbeelogo std.pngNewbee
Invictus Gaminglogo std.pngiG
 Duke,
 Rio,
 Rookie,
 KidKid,
 Megan
2017-04-160030003
LPL 2017 Spring - Group A
8 - 8Blanklogo std.pngRR
Invictus Gaminglogo std.pngiG
 Duke,

 KidKid,
 Rio,
 Rookie,
 Marge,
 Megan
2016-11-200010001
NEST 2016
2 : 0Lgdlogo std.pngLGD
Invictus Gaminglogo std.pngiG
 Zz1tai,
 Kid,
 Rookie,
 JackeyLove,
 Baolan,
 Mafa
2016-11-1301401614 - 16
Demacia Cup 2016
1 - 5Blanklogo std.pngRR
Invictus Gaminglogo std.pngiG
 Zz1tai,
 Kid,
 RoOk1E,
 Rain,
 Tabe
2016-08-260070087 - 8
LPL 2016 Summer Playoffs
0 : 3I Maylogo std.pngIMAY
Invictus Gaminglogo std.pngiG
 Zz1tai,
 Kid,
 Rookie,
 Marge,
 Baolan

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