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Yo at NAC 5. Photo by Tiramis.
Player Information
Romanized Name:
Gan Yangfan
October 15, 1992 (age 31)
Years Active:
2011 - Present
Alternate IDs:
TheYo, Mr_Yo
Mr_Yo, WWP_Yo, Yo__, [_SY_]Yo__, [_SY_]4396, [CKF]Mr_Yo, [RVK]Mr_Yo, Yodel, _TheYo_, DouyuTV753676, 火车, 车老师, 荷夫, 歪欧, 首领荷夫, 猜火鸡, 广西分欧, 车哥哥, 世一波, Mr 7-0
Approx. Total Winnings:
Age of Empires II
Age of Empires IV (inactive)
RM DE (AoE2):
2711 (current)
2816 (highest)
Tournament (AoE2):
2411 (current)
2422 (highest)
RM Voobly (AoE2):
2693 (highest)
SY Nations Cup 1 SY Nations Cup 2 Clan Masters: The Final Showdown Mangrove Shallows Cup Red Bull Wololo 2v2 World Cup 2020 The Open Classic The Resurgence RMS Cup 2 Nations Cup 2023
2012-10-09 — 2020-12-15
2020-12-15 — Present

Gan "Yo" Yangfan (born October 15, 1992) is a Chinese Age of Empires II and Age of Empires IV (inactive) player who is currently playing for White Wolf Palace. He is considered the best Chinese player at the moment.


Yo is considered to be the best Chinese player since the release of Age of Empires 2 definitive edition. He is known for his late game capabilities, multitasking, and game sense. His only weaknesses are probably his surprisingly average APM and slightly lacklustre archer micro.

Age of Empires II[edit]

Yo got introduced to AoE2 through one of his uncles when he was a kid. He started off playing competitively in domestic Chinese platforms such as HaoFang, just like many other long time Chinese pros such as Vivi, then during university he got introduced to Voobly and shifted over, where he started to make a name for himself internationally.

During the Voobly era, he had significant wins such as 1st place with SY in Clan Masters: The Final Showdown, champion of the Mangrove Shallows Cup. His first major Definitive Edtion win was Red Bull Wololo 1 in 2020 where he beat TheViper 4-0.

Age of Empires IV[edit]

Yo first tried Age of Empires IV during technical stress test weekend in September 2021 where he spent some time learning the game, then with its official release on October 28th, 2021 he continued to practice and learn the game.

On November 6, 2021, Yo played in the Genesis Qualifier, AoE4's first big S tier tournament. He reached the round of 64 where he lost 0:1 against StriKeR.


2024-01-142ndS-TierAge of Empires IINili's Apartment Cup VNili's Apartment Cup V
White Wolf PalaceWhite Wolf Palace
2 : 5$11,659.52
2023-06-031stS-TierAge of Empires IINations Cup 2023Nations Cup 2023
China AChina A
4 : 2
Canada ACanada A
2023-03-183rd - 4thS-TierAge of Empires IINili's Apartment Cup 4Nili's Apartment Cup 4
White Wolf PalaceWhite Wolf Palace
0 : 5$10,289.64
2022-07-311stS-TierAge of Empires IIRMS Cup 2RMS Cup 2
White Wolf PalaceWhite Wolf Palace
5 : 0$6,000
2021-07-251stS-TierAge of Empires IIThe Open ClassicThe Open Classic
White Wolf PalaceWhite Wolf Palace
4 : 2$7,450
2020-12-201stS-TierAge of Empires II2v2 World Cup 20202v2 World Cup 2020
China AChina A
4 : 2
Norway ANorway A
2020-05-031stS-TierAge of Empires IIRed Bull WololoRed Bull Wololo
4 : 0$5,547.25
2016-10-091stS-TierAge of Empires IIClan Masters: The Final ShowdownClan Masters: The Final Showdown
5 : 4
2015-10-041stS-TierAge of Empires IISY Nations Cup 2SY Nations Cup 2
China AChina A
3/-/-Grp S.$2,142.86
2014-08-171stS-TierAge of Empires IISY Nations Cup 1SY Nations Cup 1
China AChina A
5 : 1
Brazil ABrazil A
Extended list of results

Recent Matches[edit]

DateTimeTierTournamentScoreVs. PlayerVOD
2024-01-1417:00 UTCA0S-TierNili's Apartment Cup VNili's Apartment Cup V2:5Canada Hera
2024-01-1315:00 UTCA0S-TierNili's Apartment Cup VNili's Apartment Cup V5:2Spain TaToH
2024-01-1216:00 UTCA0S-TierNili's Apartment Cup VNili's Apartment Cup V4:2Germany JorDan_AoE
2024-01-1116:00 UTCA0S-TierNili's Apartment Cup VNili's Apartment Cup V4:3Vietnam ACCM
2024-01-1014:15 UTCA0S-TierNili's Apartment Cup VNili's Apartment Cup V3:1Austria FreakinAndy
2024-01-0921:20 UTCA0S-TierNili's Apartment Cup VNili's Apartment Cup V3:1Austria Liereyy
2024-01-0814:00 UTCA0S-TierNili's Apartment Cup VNili's Apartment Cup V2:3Spain TaToH
2024-01-0712:00 UTCA0S-TierNili's Apartment Cup VNili's Apartment Cup V3:2Vietnam ACCM
2024-01-0614:15 UTCA0S-TierNili's Apartment Cup VNili's Apartment Cup V0:3Germany JorDan_AoE
2023-12-2814:00 UTCA1A-TierAoE2 Middle East TournamentAoE2 Middle East Tournament1:3Norway TheViper
Complete list of matches in any tournament

Earnings Breakdown[edit]

Gear and Settings[edit]

Hardware (list of)
Razer DeathAdder
Monitor Refresh rate
ASUS 144 Hz
Filco Ninja
Last updated on 2021-04-06 (1051 days ago).

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  • According to his livestream, the nickname "Mr_Yo" came from the TV Series Walking Dead where a random person was called "a Mr. Yo".
  • His more well-known nicknames in the Chinese community include 猜火车 (the movie Trainspotting which Mr. Yo likes) or simply "火车" ("train"), and "荷夫" ("He Fu", a Chinese translation of "Hrolf", which was Mr. Yo's avatar in Hidden Cup 2).
  • He's known for his macro play and superb late-game awareness and ability.
  • In the "Top 50 best Age of Empires 2 players of all time" ranking, which was published on aoezone.net in December 2020, Yo was voted in the 6th place by various other expert players. Furthermore, he also was designated with the title "The Master Mind".[1]


Additional Content[edit]


Player Profile[edit]