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[e][h]G2 x iGG2 x iG KBBQ
Player Information
Jack Chen
North America North America
Years Active (Player):
Player has no results.
Current Role:
Alternate IDs:
KBBQDota, KoreanBBQ
2017-09-06 — 2018-08-29VGJ.Storm(M.)
2018-08-29 — 2018-09-14Quincy Crew(M.)
2018-09-14 — 2019-07-21Forward Gaming(M.)
2019-07-24 — 2019-09-20Newbee(M.)
2019-09-27 — 2019-11-05Quincy Crew(M.)
2019-11-05 — 2020-03-25Chaos EC(M.)
2020-03-25 — 2022-08-02Quincy Crew(M.)
2022-08-02 — 2022-11-01Soniqs(M.)
2023-12-08 — PresentG2 x iG(M.)
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Upcoming Tournaments
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Jack "KBBQ" Chen is a Dota 2 interpreter, analyst, writer, and podcaster who is currently general manager of G2.iG.


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]


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

Notable Events Casted or Hosted[edit]

DateTierTournamentPositionPartner List
2023-07-30Tier 1Riyadh Masters 2023Riyadh Masters 2023Mandarin Interpreter
2023-07-09Tier 1Bali Major 2023Bali Major 2023Commentators/Analyst
2018-04-07Tier 1Dota 2 Asia Championships 2018Dota 2 Asia Championships 2018Analysts/Commentator
2018-03-11Tier 1The Bucharest MajorThe Bucharest MajorAnalyst
2017-08-12Tier 1The International 2017The International 2017Host
EN/CN Interpreter
2017-04-30Tier 1The Kiev Major 2017The Kiev Major 2017EN/CN Interpreter
2016-12-10Tier 1The Boston Major 2016The Boston Major 2016Interviewer
2016-08-13Tier 1The International 2016The International 2016Translator
2016-06-12Tier 1The Manila Major 2016The Manila Major 2016Mandarin Interpreter
2015-11-21Tier 1The Frankfurt Major 2015The Frankfurt Major 2015CN/EN Interpreter
About achievementsBroadcasts from any Tournament