KBBQ

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Player Information
Name:
Jack Chen
Country:
Status:
Active
Alternate IDs:
KBBQDota, KoreanBarbecue, KoreanBBQ
Role(s):
Links
History
2017-09-06 — 2018-08-29
VGJ.Storm (Manager)
2018-08-29 — 2018-09-14
Quincy Crew (Manager)
2018-09-14 — Present
Forward Gaming (Manager)

Jack "KBBQ" Chen is a Dota 2 interpreter, analyst, writer, and podcaster. He is currently working as a manager for the North American team Forward Gaming.

Overview[edit]

Jack "KBBQ" Chen was born in Shanghai, China, but grew up in New York City.[1] He graduated from Columbia University in 2012 with a master's degree in Journalism, and initially became involved in eSports as a contributing writer for Evil Geniuses and NADotA.[2][3] Since then, he's written for ESPN, managed DotAFM, co-hosted Defense of the Patience, and worked as an on-stage Chinese interpreter at ESL One New York 2015, Frankfurt Major 2015, MarsTV Dota 2 League, Shanghai Major 2016, Manila Major 2016 and The International 2016. Jack will be joining the official broadcast team at Beyond the Summit for the 2017 DotA 2 season.[4]

Trivia[edit]

  • Jack has a personal blog where he used to write about basketball, DotA, and other games.

Notable Events Casted or Hosted[edit]

Date Tier Tournament Position Partner List
2018-04-07 A1Premier Dota 2 Asia Championships Dota 2 Asia Championships 2018 Analysts/Commentator
2018-03-11 A1Premier PGL The Bucharest Major Analyst
2017-08-12 A1Premier The International The International 2017 Host
2017-08-12 A1Premier The International The International 2017 EN/CN Interpreter
2017-04-30 A1Premier Dota Major Championships The Kiev Major 2017 EN/CN Interpreter None
2017-02-26 A1Premier Star Ladder StarLadder i-League StarSeries Season 3 Commentator
2016-12-10 A1Premier Dota Major Championships The Boston Major 2016 Interviewer
2016-08-13 A1Premier The International The International 2016 Translator
2016-07-24 A1Premier Star Ladder StarLadder i-League StarSeries Season 2 Commentator
2015-11-21 A1Premier Dota Major Championships The Frankfurt Major 2015 CN/EN Interpreter None
About achievementsBroadcasts from any Tournament

Interviews[edit]

2018[edit]

2016[edit]

References[edit]