Jack "KBBQ" Chen is a Dota 2 interpreter, analyst, writer, and podcaster. He is currently working as a translator/analyst for Beyond The Summit.
Jack "KBBQ" Chen was born in Shanghai, China, but grew up in New York City. He graduated from Columbia University in 2012 with a master's degree in Journalism, and initially became involved in eSports as a contributing writer for Evil Geniuses and NADotA. Since then, he's written for ESPN, managed DotAFM, co-hosted Defense of the Patience, and worked as an on-stage Chinese interpreter at ESL One New York 2015, Frankfurt Major 2015, MarsTV Dota 2 League, Shanghai Major 2016, Manila Major 2016 and The International 2016. Jack will be joining the official broadcast team at Beyond the Summit for the 2017 DotA 2 season.
- Jack has a personal blog where he writes about basketball, DotA, and other games.
Notable Events Casted or Hosted
|2017-06-18||Premier||DOTA Summit 7||EN Panelist/Translator||None|
|2017-06-03||Premier||ZOTAC Cup Masters||Stage Host/CN Desk Host/Translator||None|
|2017-05-28||Premier||The Manila Masters||EN Panelist/Translator||None|
|2017-04-30||Premier||The Kiev Major 2017||EN/CN Interpreter||None|
|2017-02-26||Premier||StarLadder i-League StarSeries Season 3||EN Caster|
|2017-01-08||Premier||ESL One Genting 2017||Translator||None|
|2016-12-10||Premier||The Boston Major 2016||EN Interviewer|
|2016-08-13||Premier||The International 2016||Translator|
|2016-07-24||Premier||StarLadder i-League StarSeries Season 2||EN Caster|
|2015-11-21||Premier||The Frankfurt Major 2015||CN/EN Interpreter||None|
- 2016-08-17 | http://cyip.io/ti6-interview-with-jack-kbbqdota-chen/ by Christopher Yip at The International 2016
- 2016-08-15 | Q&A: TI6 translator Jack Chen on the unique nature of his job by Cameron "Turbo" Regan of slingshoteSports at The International 2016
- 2016-07-11 | Pro Dota 2 Update & One-on-One Interview w/ Jack "Korean BBQ" Chen by Cyphus of Defense of the Patience (note the actual date was conducted on Feb 2, 2016, as the date shown is the uploaded date on youtube)