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[e][h] xNova
Player Information
Romanized Name:
Yap Jian Wei
October 1, 1997 (1997-10-01) (age 23)
Alternate IDs:
Signature Hero:
Disruptor Witch Doctor Bane
Approx. Total Earnings:
2015-01-01 — 2016-03-20
2016-03-20 — 2016-08-19
2016-09-17 — 2017-03-05
2017-03-05 — 2017-03-27
2017-03-27 — 2017-08-21
2017-09-21 — 2017-12-09
2018-01-01 — 2020-09-16
2020-09-16 — Present
Upcoming Matches
No Upcoming Matches
Upcoming Tournaments
The International 10 China Qualifier The International 10 China Qualifier
July 7, 2021 - 00:00 UTC
Jul 7 - 10

Jian Wei "xNova" Yap is a Malaysian professional Dota 2 player who is currently playing for EHOME.


xNova first entered the local Dota 2 scene by joining Lowyat E-Sport with 343. Later in 2013, he joined "Nara Stacks" as a mid player with JoHnNy before his departure to China joining team Rattlesnake. Few months later, xNova joined GeNySis but left in less than half a year. Back to "Nara Stacks", the team reformed and was named Who2Bet. He took the captain role in the team, and made transition from mid to a support role. The team has won several local tournaments, with the peak achievement of winning 2nd Place in South East Asia Dota 2 Championship.

In early 2016 xNova joined Mineski-X and set aim to qualify for The Manila Major 2016 and The International 2016. He joined WarriorsGaming.Unity during the fall shuffle and made his first international impact by qualifying for The Boston Major 2016 where WG.U placed 5-8th.

xNova left WarriorsGaming.Unity after the team failed to qualify for The International 2017. He rejoined the team featuring a new multinational lineup, including Feero and Velo.

In early 2018, LGD Gaming announced that xNova would be joining the squad as position five, replacing Yao who intended to take a break from the competitive scene. The team found immediate success by qualifying for two DPC events consecutively.


2020-05-31AA1stA1Tier 2China Dota2 Professional League Season 2China Dota2 Professional League Season 2PSG.LGD3 : 1$116,991
2020-03-29AA1stA1Tier 2China Dota2 Professional League Season 1China Dota2 Professional League Season 1PSG.LGD3 : 2$113,269
2019-08-25CA3rdA0Tier 1The International 2019The International 2019PSG.LGD1 : 2$3,089,706
2019-01-27DA4thA0Tier 1The Chongqing MajorThe Chongqing MajorPSG.LGD0 : 2$80,000
2018-08-25BA2ndA0Tier 1The International 2018The International 2018PSG.LGD2 : 3$4,085,148
2018-06-10CA3rdA0Tier 1China Dota2 SupermajorChina Dota2 SupermajorPSG.LGD1 : 2$150,000
2018-05-20AA1stA0Tier 1MDL Changsha MajorMDL Changsha MajorPSG.LGD3 : 0$400,000
2018-05-06AA1stA0Tier 1EPICENTER XLEPICENTER XLPSG.LGD3 : 1$500,000
2018-04-07BA2ndA0Tier 1Dota 2 Asia Championships 2018Dota 2 Asia Championships 2018PSG.LGD2 : 3$135,000
2016-12-09EC5 - 8thA0Tier 1The Boston Major 2016The Boston Major 2016WarriorsGaming.Unity1 : 2$125,000
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