Jian Wei "xNova" Yap is a Malaysian professional Dota 2 player who is currently playing for LGD Gaming.
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. In September 2015, he reunited with his ex-teammate JoHnNy with him joining the team. He first made into the international scene with WarriorsGaming.Unity at The Boston Major 2016.
xNova joined Who2Bet as captain at the beginning of the year. The team has won several local tournaments, with the peak achievement of winning 2nd Place in [[South East Asia Dota 2 Championship]. After The International 2015, JoHnNy from Fnatic joined the team and set aim to participate in the upcoming majors.
xNova joins LGD Gaming at the beginning of the year. The team found immediate success with the new line up by qualifying to two DPC events consecutively.
|2018-11-17||5 - 6th||Premier||The Kuala Lumpur Major||0 : 2||$60,000|
|2018-10-06||3 - 4th||Major||PVP Esports Championship||0 : 2||$20,000|
|2018-08-25||2nd||Premier||The International 2018||2 : 3||$4,085,148|
|2018-06-10||3rd||Premier||China Dota2 Supermajor||1 : 2||$150,000|
|2018-05-20||1st||Premier||MDL Changsha Major||3 : 0||$400,000|
|2018-05-06||1st||Premier||EPICENTER XL||3 : 1||$500,000|
|2018-04-07||2nd||Premier||Dota 2 Asia Championships 2018||2 : 3||$135,000|
|2018-02-04||2nd||Major||StarLadder i-League Invitational Season 4||1 : 3||$60,000|
|2017-12-09||3 - 4th||Major||ROG MASTERS 2017||0 : 2||$21,350|
|2016-12-09||5 - 8th||Premier||The Boston Major 2016||1 : 2||$125,000|
|About achievementsComplete Results in any Tournament|
- 2018-08-19 | xNova at TI8: "VP have the same problem as us: struggling in the laning phase." by Jesper "Julmust" Bergeskans of cybersport.com at The International 2018
- 2018-08-22 | TI8 xNova Interview: “I wouldn’t say this meta is suitable for PSG.LGD” by Gopya of vpesports.com at The International 2018
- 2018-05-32 | xNova Interview before the Supermajor: “I Wouldn’t Say Losing in the Grand Finals of DAC 2018 was a Bad Thing for Us” by Gopya of vpesports.com
- 2018-05-07 | xNova EPICENTER post-finals interview: "Most of the Chinese teams need time to improve." by Jesper "Julmust" Bergeskans of cybersport.com at EPICENTER XL
- 2018-05-06 | PSG LGD's xNova interview after group stage at EPICENTER XL by TorteDeLini of cybersport.com at EPICENTER XL
- 2017-05-17 | Interview with xNova: " Winning against Wings Gaming has been the most unforgettable moment"L by Siddharth "Gopya" Gopujkar of gosugames.net