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[e][h]Zerg iAsonu
Player Information
Romanized Name:
Zhou Hang
November 19, 1992 (age 30)
Alternate IDs:
iA, MilkyaW, aSim, Starry
Approx. Total Winnings:
Years active:
2013 - 2020
Years active (caster):
2013-12-01 — 2020-07-02Invictus Gaming
2020-07-02 — PresentRetirement
Recent Matches
iAsonu Zerg China
China Terran TIME
2020-01-03 05:00:00UTC  
iAsonu Zerg China
China Protoss Cyan
2019-12-14 09:15:00UTC  
iAsonu Zerg China
Taiwan Protoss Nice
2019-12-14 03:00:00UTC  
iAsonu Zerg China
Hong Kong Zerg GogojOey
2019-12-13 08:25:00UTC  
iAsonu Zerg China
China Zerg EF
2019-12-11 07:00:11UTC  

Zhou "iAsonu" Hang (born November 19, 1992) is a Chinese Zerg player who is currently playing for Invictus Gaming.

He is also known as iA.


iAsonu is an undergraduate student in Huazhong University of Science and Technology, one of the top universities in China. He has recently started working full time in the corporate sector.

Heart of the Swarm[edit]

2014: The first step into the pro-scene[edit]

iAsonu persuaded his parents that he was able to postpone his undergraduate study for one year and joined Invictus Gaming, trying to be a full-time progamer.[1]

He qualified for the 2014 WCS America Season 1 Challenger League in the Wildcard qualifier by beating most notably XY and ElhayM.iAsonu faced Arthur in the Challenger match and, despite having promising macro, fell to Arthur's aggressions 1-3, unable to advance into Premier this season.

Despite qualifying for Challenger from the Chinese qualifier, iAsonu was banned from participation in 2014 WCS Season 3 for being XY's accomplice in trading wins on ladder.[2]

He decided to continue his study following the suspension and the commence of the new academic semester in China. During his term in the university, he still kept his passion and continued practising in his spare time. It has been seen he gathered considerable rising momentum as he managed to grab two silver medals in the fierce domestic tournaments at the end of 2014, one is on National Electronic Sports Tournament 2014, the other being 2014 G-League.

2015: Success in China[edit]

Starting from the new year, iAsonu was able to participate the WCS tournament once again. He qualified for Season 1 Premier League after beating XY 3:2 in China Challenger, which gave he the opportunity of travelling abroad to attend offline tournament for the first time. Unfortunately, he was eliminated early in the Group G by two of the eventual top 4 players of the season, ShoWTimE and Hydra.

He went back to China, attending the Playoff stage of GPL 2015 Season 1. Since this season, the China Challenger of WCS has been combined with GPL Playoff Ro8. iAsonu took a clean sweep against one of the Chinese veteran, Courage. He then went on to dismiss Jim, who dominated the Chinese scene over the last two years, in the semifinal and ultimately won the tournament by beating TooDming in the Grand Final.

In the next two months, iAsonu constantly showed strong performance in local events in China. Although it was during the examination season of Chinese university, he still managed to enter the final stage of GPL once again, where he lost to Jim 1-4. After the academic semester ended, he attended the offline final of 2015 G-League and lifted the trophy after beating XY.

In 2015 WCS Season 2 and 2015 WCS Season 3, he got the best results among all Mainland Chinese players, with a Ro16 finish in Season 2 and a Ro24 finish in Season 3.

Legacy of the Void[edit]

GPL 2015 International Challenge[edit]

He beat Lilbow twice in the 1v1 mode. At last, he got the two runner-ups, one in 1v1 tournament, the other in archon mode tournament.

2016 WCS Circuit[edit]

Although he got the ticket to 2016 DreamHack Open: Leipzig, he had to forfeit the tournament due to schedule conflict with GPL 2015 Grand Finals.

Due to the latency between China and NA server, many Chinese players forfeited the NA Server Qualifiers of 2016 WCS Winter Circuit Championship. Most of the remaining Chinese players who tried their luck got eliminated. However, iAsonu became the only one to get through the qualifier by beating Bails, State and Kelazhur.

In Katowice, before the tournament started, almost all people thought TLO was stronger than he. However, after losing the first game, at last, he won TLO by the score of 3-1. During Ro16, he didn't continue his good state and lost to Elazer by the score of 1-3.

As the invited player of Gold Series International 2016, he was eliminated in Group A after losing to PtitDrogo and Harstem.

Later, He got the ticket to 2016 DreamHack Open: Austin. After winning sWs twice, he met Kelazhur again after WCS Winter Qualifiers and WCS Spring Qualifiers. He won this opposite player by 3-0 again though He lost to puCK and got the result of Ro16 for the third time.

A week later, he felt not good and lost to uThermal by 0-3 in 2016 WCS Spring Circuit Championship.

In IEM Season XI - Shanghai, because MajOr forfeited his spot due to passport issues. iAsonu got the replacement spot against ShoWTimE. He lost to ShoWTimE by 1-3 and got eliminated in Ro16. This is the fourth time he finished in Ro16 in this year's the premier tournaments.


  • His ID luka is from a singing voice synthesizer - Vocaloid.
  • His ID iAsonu is inspired from Linkin Park's "Numb", meaning "I am so numb".[3]
  • The first Chinese player to take interviews completely in English.[4]
  • The term, 南航北驰 (Zhou Hang (iAsonu) in the south and Ma Chi (Exia) in the north), was coined to praise them. The duo were the two best zerg players in Chinese college leagues before Exia switched to Heroes of the Storm.
  • In Match #2 of Alienware Challenge Cup, he finished his first All-kill though it is only a showmatch tournament.
  • He is the only player to have qualified to all the 2017 WSC Circuit Events through the Chinese Qualifiers.
  • He won's weekly MVP Award for his performance in the opening week of the China Team Championship 2019 Season 2.[5]


2020-01-032ndMajorGPC 2019 - Grand FinalsGPC 2019 - Grand Finals
Invictus GamingInvictus Gaming
3 : 4$4,313.18
2019-12-141stMajorWESG 2019 - China Qualifier
Invictus GamingInvictus Gaming
4 : 3$7,168.67
2019-11-172ndMinorWESG 2019 - China Northern QualifierWESG 2019 - China Northern Qualifier
Invictus GamingInvictus Gaming
2 : 3$1,140.65
2019-08-231stMinorGPC 2019 August #2GPC 2019 August #2
Invictus GamingInvictus Gaming
4 : 1$284
2019-07-283rdMajor2019 WCS Fall: China Qualifier2019 WCS Fall: China Qualifier
Invictus GamingInvictus Gaming
3 : 0$1,457
2019-06-163rdPremierGold Professional Championship 2019 Season 1Gold Professional Championship 2019 Season 1
Invictus GamingInvictus Gaming
2 : 3$2,889
2019-06-072ndMajor2019 WCS Summer: China Qualifier2019 WCS Summer: China Qualifier
Invictus GamingInvictus Gaming
0 : 4$2,984
2019-03-291stMinorGPC 2019 March #2GPC 2019 March #2
Invictus GamingInvictus Gaming
4 : 0$297
2019-01-061stMajorNational Electronic Sports Open 2018National Electronic Sports Open 2018
Invictus GamingInvictus Gaming
4 : 0$7,338
2018-11-113rdMajor2018 Suning "Lion king" Invitational
Invictus GamingInvictus Gaming
3 : 2$1,444.40
2018-10-033rdMajorWESG 2018 - China QualifierWESG 2018 - China Qualifier
Invictus GamingInvictus Gaming
3 : 2$1,460
2018-09-262ndMajorNeXT 2018 SummerNeXT 2018 Summer
Invictus GamingInvictus Gaming
1 : 4$2,926
2018-05-121stMajorGPL 2018 Season 2GPL 2018 Season 2
Invictus GamingInvictus Gaming
4 : 0$4,743
2018-02-042ndMajorGPL 2017 - Grand FinalsGPL 2017 - Grand Finals
Invictus GamingInvictus Gaming
1 : 3$4,767
2017-12-301stPremierNEO Star League 2017NEO Star League 2017
Invictus GamingInvictus Gaming
3 : 1
Dawn RaidDawn Raid
2017-12-171stMajorNational Electronic Sports Open 2017National Electronic Sports Open 2017
Invictus GamingInvictus Gaming
4 : 3$7,557
2017-09-101stMajorWESG 2017 - Asia-Pacific China Qualifier
Invictus GamingInvictus Gaming
3 : 1$4,530
2017-08-161stMajorGPL 2017 Season 3GPL 2017 Season 3
Invictus GamingInvictus Gaming
4 : 0$5,400
2017-08-131stMinorWESG 2017 - Asia-Pacific China Wuhan Qualifier
Invictus GamingInvictus Gaming
2 : 0$445
2017-08-062ndPremier2017 GSL vs. The World: Teams Competition2017 GSL vs. The World: Teams Competition2017 GSL vs. The World: Teams Competition
World All StarsWorld All Stars
1 : 7
Korean All StarsKorean All Stars
2017-06-302ndMajorGPL 2017 Season 2GPL 2017 Season 2
Invictus GamingInvictus Gaming
2-1Grp S.$3,610
2017-06-041stPremierNEO Star League 2016NEO Star League 2016
Invictus GamingInvictus Gaming
3 : 2
2017-05-211stMajorGPL 2017 Season 1 Second HalfGPL 2017 Season 1 Second Half
Invictus GamingInvictus Gaming
4 : 2$2,760.04
2017-04-091stMajorGPL 2017 Season 1 First HalfGPL 2017 Season 1 First Half
Invictus GamingInvictus Gaming
4 : 2$2,752.33
2017-01-082ndMajorGPL 2016 - Grand FinalsGPL 2016 - Grand Finals
Invictus GamingInvictus Gaming
0 : 3$4,326
2017-01-011stMajorNational Electronic Sports Open 2016National Electronic Sports Open 2016
Invictus GamingInvictus Gaming
2 : 0$7,197
2016-10-041stMajorWESG 2016 - Asia-Pacific China Qualifier
Invictus GamingInvictus Gaming
3 : 0$4,578
2016-04-063rdMajor2016 WCS Spring Regional Challengers: China2016 WCS Spring Regional Challengers: China
Invictus GamingInvictus Gaming
0 : 2$800
2016-01-244thMajorGPL 2015 - Grand FinalsGPL 2015 - Grand Finals
Invictus GamingInvictus Gaming
2 : 3$1,229
2015-12-272ndMajorStarcraft League 2015Starcraft League 2015
Invictus GamingInvictus Gaming
2 : 3
2015-11-212ndMajorGPL 2015 International ChallengeGPL 2015 International Challenge
Invictus GamingInvictus Gaming
2 : 4$7,000
2015-11-212ndUndefinedGPL 2015 International Challenge Archon ModeGPL 2015 International Challenge Archon Mode0 : 2$1,250
2015-07-111stMajor2015 G-League2015 G-League
Invictus GamingInvictus Gaming
3 : 1$8,070
2015-05-302ndMajorGPL 2015 Season 2 Premier LeagueGPL 2015 Season 2 Premier League
Invictus GamingInvictus Gaming
1 : 4$1,280
2015-04-191stMajorGPL 2015 Season 1 Premier LeagueGPL 2015 Season 1 Premier League
Invictus GamingInvictus Gaming
4 : 1$1,600
2014-12-282ndMajor2014 G-League2014 G-League
Invictus GamingInvictus Gaming
2 : 3$3,250
2014-11-022ndMajorNational Electronic Sports Tournament 2014National Electronic Sports Tournament 2014
Invictus GamingInvictus Gaming
0 : 2$3,276.70
2014-10-263rdMajorBoGou Cup: Grand FinalsBoGou Cup: Grand Finals
Invictus GamingInvictus Gaming
3 : 1$818.40
2014-06-151stMinorEsports Champion League 2014: Spring
Invictus GamingInvictus Gaming
3 : 2
yoe Flash Wolvesyoe Flash Wolves
2014-05-291stMinorCollege Starleague: 2014, Season 1
Invictus GamingInvictus Gaming
2 : 1$1,634
Extended list of results



External links[edit]

First Person View Match VODS[edit]


Matchup Statistics

 vs Protossvs Terranvs Zergvs RandomTotal
as Protoss0 - 0-2 - 0100 %0 - 0-0 - 0-2 - 0100 %
as Zerg429 - 28360.3 %369 - 22761.9 %374 - 24560.4 %16 - 0100 %1188 - 75561.1 %
as Random0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-2 - 433.3 %2 - 433.3 %

Earnings Statistics

1v1 Medal Statistics



  1. iAsonu (2014-12-12). "如果大家有兴趣了解下中国选手现状 " [If anyone is intereted in the current situation of Chinese progamers] (in Chinese). Retrieved 2015-06-04.
  2. Kim Phan (2014-07-11). "Statement on WCS Europe and America Season 3 (Official suspension thread)". Retrieved 2015-06-04.
  3. "周航的星际之旅 (iA's Starcraft Tour)". 2018-2-14.
  4. Meru (2015-05-24). "Interviews with Mystery and iAsonu". Retrieved 2015-06-04.
  5. TheOneAboveU (2019-08-30). "Weekly MVP Award: iG.iAsonu". Retrieved 2020-03-26.