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Yao

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[e][h] Yao
Player Information
Name:
姚铮铮
Romanized Name:
Yao Zhengzheng
Birth:
December 23, 1990 (1990-12-23) (age 28)
Country:
Status:
Active
Team:
Alternate IDs:
XiaoD
Role(s):
Signature Hero:
Dark Seer Invoker Clockwerk
Approx. Total Earnings:
$1,198,731
Links
History
2011-??-?? — 2011-08-09
2011-08-09 — 2016-03-20
2016-03-20 — 2016-08-29
2016-09-17 — 2017-01-05
2017-01-05 — 2018-01-01
2018-01-01 — 2018-02-05
LGD Gaming (Inactive)
2018-02-05 — 2018-09-11
2018-09-11 — 2019-03-27
2019-03-27 — Present
PSG.LGD (Coach)

Yao "Yao" Zhengzheng is a professional Chinese Dota 2 player who was playing for Team Root. He is currently the coach of PSG.LGD.

He is known for his versatility.

Biography[edit]

Yao (previously known as XiaoD) began his professional career in September 2010 playing with Dream alongside DD, Xiao8, Li and Crystal.[1] In early 2011 he took a break from competitive gaming due to study commitments, but later returned for a short period with Nirvana.cn.[1] During his time with Nirvana.cn he rotated between both a ganker and a support role.[2]

Dota 2[edit]

In August 2011 Yao joined LGD Gaming alongside Xiao8, DDC and DD.[3] Prior to and during The International 2012 Yao played the solo mid position often as Invoker, Queen of Pain and Dragon Knight. Following TI2 he transitioned into the solo hardlane position, with Xiao8 taking over the solo mid. Occasionally Yao will return to the solo mid position, notably on Brewmaster.

Achievements[edit]

DatePlaceTierTournamentTeamResultPrize
2017-08-11DA4thA0PremierThe International 2017The International 2017PSG.LGD0 : 2$1,728,150
2017-07-09AA1stA0PremierMars Dota 2 League 2017Mars Dota 2 League 2017PSG.LGD3 : 2$112,500
2016-12-09EC5 - 8thA0PremierThe Boston Major 2016The Boston Major 2016LGD.Forever Young1 : 2$125,000
2015-08-08CA3rdA0PremierThe International 2015The International 2015PSG.LGD0 : 2$2,211,550
2015-05-23AA1stA0Premieri-League Season 3i-League Season 3PSG.LGD3 : 0$213,806
2015-01-10AA1stA0Premieri-League Season 2i-leaguei-League Season 2PSG.LGD3 : 0$64,610
2014-07-20EA5 - 6thA0PremierThe International 2014The InternationalThe International 2014PSG.LGD1 : 2$655,439
2014-01-08AA1stA0PremierDota 2 League Season 4RaidCall Dota 2 LeagueDota 2 League Season 4PSG.LGD3 : 1$25,000
2012-11-18AA1stA0PremierG-1 Champions League Season 4G-1 Champions LeagueG-1 Champions League Season 4PSG.LGD2 : 0$28,867
2012-09-02CA3rdA0PremierThe International 2012The InternationalThe International 2012PSG.LGD1 : 2$150,000
Complete list of results in any tournament
Date Tier Tournament Position Partner List
2016-08-13 A1Premier The International The International 2016 Analyst
About achievementsBroadcasts from any Tournament

Interviews[edit]

2015[edit]

2012[edit]

References[edit]