xiao8, Yao, Super form LGD.Forever Young

by Dennis Gonzales Sep 17 2016
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LGD-Gaming have formed an offshoot Dota 2 team dubbed LGD.Forever Young, featuring the likes of Zhang "xiao8" Ning, Yao "Yao" Zhengzheng and Xie "Super" Junhao. The rest of the roster is rounded out by lesser known players, Luo "lpc" Puchao and Du "Monet" Peng. lpc most recently played for TongFu, while Monet played for CDEC Avenger.

xiao8 is the former captain of LGD's primary roster. The team finished in 9th-12th place at The International 2016 after losing 2-0 to Digital Chaos in Lower Bracket Round 2.

Super and Yao most recently played for CDEC Gaming, but they were eliminated from the group stage of TI6's Chinese qualifier. Meanwhile, lpc's former team TongFu were eliminated from the qualifier's group stage, while Monet's former team, CDEC.A, could not qualify for the main qualifier as they finished second in both open qualifier.

LGD.Forever Young's fall roster looks as follows:

  • Zhang "xiao8" Ning
  • Yao "Yao" Zhengzheng
  • Xie "Super" Junhao
  • Luo "lpc" Puchao
  • Du "Monet" Peng

Dennis "Tarmanydyn" Gonzales is a news editor for theScore esports who enjoys whiskey, D&D and first-picking Abaddon Slardar Clinkz Medusa Oracle a P90 my Souvenir Negev. You can follow him on Twitter.