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Team DK
Team Information
Location: China China
Manager: Peng "Farseer" Bei
Sponsor: i-rocks
Tt eSPORTS
Links
Achievements
G-League 2013 2013_WPC_ACE_Dota_2_League Fengyun_Dota_2_Tournament Star_Ladder_Star_Series/Season_9 ECL_2014/Season
History
Created: 2010
Recent Player Trades: 2014-08-17
Burning retires


Overview[edit]

Formed in 2010, Team DK, dubbed the "Galacticos" of the Chinese scene, is one of the strongest Chinese DotA teams.

Team DK's roster for The International 2014: X!!, BurNIng, iceiceice, LaNm and Mushi.
Team DK's roster for The International 2013: X!!, BurNIng, Super, rOtk and QQQ.
Team DK's roster for The International 2012: Super, Zippo, LongDD, BurNIng and rOtk.

Timeline[edit]

  • 2014
  • 2013
  • 2012
  • 2011

2014[edit]

Coming into 2014 Team DK managed to obtain their first premier Dota2 title in the WPC ACE League 2013 by defeating Invictus Gaming 4:3 in a monumental comeback after being 0:3 down in the Grand Final. DK went on to win Starladder Season 9, defeating Team Empire 3:0. They did not drop a single game in the offline finals.

LaNm retired from professional Dota2 on July 22, 2014. [1] BurNIng announced his retirement on August 17th.[2] iceiceice, Mushi, and MMY left the squad on August 26th. [3]

2013[edit]

DK had some good results in 2013, with a 2nd place in the Dota 2 Super League being the most notable. After The International 2013, where DK finished 5-6th, the team roster was completely reshuffled as everyone bar captain BurNIng left the team.[4] The manager of Team DK and xiao8 from LGD confirm that Mushi from Orange has moved to Team DK.[5] Team DK confirms new team lineup consisting of, BurNIng, Mushi, iceiceice, LaNm and X!!. [6]

2012[edit]

Facing rising challenges from reinvigorated powerhouses like iG and LGD and suffering from internal issues, DK failed to maintain its form during 2012, falling in various finals to rivals like LGD and iG and even failing to proceed to the playoff stage of the ACE league.

DK's progression into Dota 2 was also fraught with peril, having shown consistently subpar form after their rather disappointing debut despite having been the first team to be invited to The International 2012.

However, during the month of August, the internal issues seemed to have resolved themselves and the team appears resurgent, though no longer dominant, as they fought iG to a close 2-3 during the G-League 2012 finals as well as vastly improved their performance in Dota 2 tournaments, defeating Tongfu in the It's Gosu Mini Madness finals 3-0.

In early October DK underwent roster changes, with LongDD leaving to TongFu and Zippo leaving the team. X!! and QQQ from EHOME joined their old teammate BurNIng on DK.

2011[edit]

DK was undoubtedly the greatest beneficiary of the Great Chinese Shuffle, with the team suddenly signing Yaphets, Burning, and KingJ to assemble a star-studded lineup quickly dubbed the "Galacticos" of the DotA scene. Despite the infusion of star power, the team was unable to perform to expectations as pressure mounted on the players, leading to the eventual retirement of Yaphets and BenZ continuation of the slump as veterans like KSSSSS also fled the sinking ship.

However, with the addition of living legend LongDD, Burning's continued determination to "get up where he fell", as well as the growth of Super and RotK, DK claimed the dominance that was its birthright. Fielding lineups centered upon "pushing cores" like Syllabear and Lycanthrope and re-introducing jungling into the Chinese meta, DK was able to dominate the scene during the latter half of 2011 much like EHOME had done in 2010, scoring victory after victory and finally solidifying Burning's title as the Best Carry in the Universe.

DK was invited to the first international but was unable to make it due to Roster Changes and Passport Issues.

Player Roster[edit]

  • Team DK    
  • Team DK.Academy    

Active[edit]

Active Squad
ID Name Position Join Date
China DreamyU` Xue Zhuo Rui 1 2014-09-13 [7]
China Cty Chen Tianyu 2 2014-09-13 [7]
China black.z Long Xu Kun 3 2014-09-13 [7]
China XBG Wu Jun 4 2014-09-13 [7]
China coldsnap Li Wenyao 5 2014-09-13 [7]


Former[edit]

Team DK TI4 Squad
ID Name Position Join Date Leave Date New Team
China BurNIng Captain Xu Zhilei 1 2011-01-16 [8] 2014-08-17 [2]
Retirement
Malaysia Mushi Chai Yee Fung 2 2013-09-04 [9] 2014-08-26 [3] Team Malaysia Team Malaysia
Singapore iceiceice Daryl Koh Pei Xiang 3 2013-09-04 [9] 2014-08-26 [10] Vici Gaming Vici Gaming
China LaNm Zhang Zhicheng 4 2013-09-04 [9] 2014-07-22 [1]
Retirement
China X!! Lei Zengrong 5 2013-09-04 [9] 2014-08-26 [10] LGD Gaming LGD Gaming


Team DK TI3 Squad
ID Name Position Join Date Leave Date New Team
China BurNIng Captain Xu Zhilei 1 2011-01-16 [8] -
China Super Xie Junhao 2 2011-01-16 [8] 2013-08-22 [11] Vici Gaming Vici Gaming
China rOtk Bai Fan 3 2011-08-23 [12] 2013-08-22 [11] Vici Gaming Vici Gaming
China QQQ Yao Yi 4 2012-10-11 [13] 2013-08-25 [14] Rising Stars RisingStars
China X!! Lei Zengrong 5 2012-10-11 [13] 2013-08-25 [14] Team DK Team DK
Former Players
ID Name Position Join Date Leave Date New Team
China LongDD Huang Xiang 2011-08-23 [12] 2012-10-11 [13] TongFu TongFu
China Zippo Zhou Xiong 2011-08-23 [12] 2012-10-11 [13] For.Love For.Love
China KingJ Zhou Yang 2011-01-16 [8] 2011-08-10 [12] Nirvana Nirvana
China YaphetS Bu Yanjun 2011-01-21 [15] 2011-07-12 [16]
Retired    
China BeNz Li Junchi 2011-01-16 [8] 2011-08-10 [12] PanDarea PanDarea
China Ksssssss Chen Bin 2010-08-24 [17] 2011-05-17 [18] Nirvana Nirvana


Active[edit]

Active Squad
ID Name Position Join Date
China MY Mo Ying 2014-10-08 [19]
China k Wen Cheng Zhi 2014-10-08 [19]
China Puer tea Xiang Xin 2014-10-08 [19]
China lovem Yuan Ming Mao 2014-10-08 [19]
China Try Li Jian Wu 2014-10-08 [19]


Organization[edit]

ID Name Position
China Farseer Peng Bei Manager
China 71 Tang Wenyi Coach


Team Achievements[edit]

In Premier Tournaments
Date Place Event Result Winnings
2014-07-20 The_International A44th The International 2014 0 : 2 Vici Gaming Vici Gaming $819,802
2014-06-08 Beyond The Summit A22nd The Summit 1 2 : 3 Evil Geniuses Evil Geniuses ~$25,143
2014-06-02 World e-Sports Professional Classic A22nd WPC ACE Dota 2 League 2014 1 : 4 Invictus Gaming Invictus Gaming ¥300,000
2014-04-20 Star Ladder A11st Star Ladder Star Series Season 9 3 : 0 Team Empire Team Empire $85,059
2014-01-19 G-League A11st G-League 2013 3 : 0 Invictus Gaming Invictus Gaming ¥200,000
2014-01-07 eSports_Champions_League A22nd Red Bull ECL 2013 Grand Finals 0 : 2 Invictus Gaming Invictus Gaming ¥20,000
2014-01-01 World e-Sports Professional Classic A11st WPC ACE Dota 2 League 2013 4 : 3 Invictus Gaming Invictus Gaming ¥1,000,000
2013-11-25 MLG A22nd MLG Championship Columbus 1 : 2 Speed Gaming Speed Gaming $27,378
2013-08-11 The_International A55 - 6th The International 2013 1 : 2 Orange Esports Orange Esports $114,975
2013-07-07 Alienware Cup A44th Alienware Cup 0 : 2 Invictus Gaming Invictus Gaming $5,000
2013-07-06 Dota 2 Super League A22nd Dota 2 Super League 0 : 3 TongFu TongFu ¥200,000
2013-05-26 G-1 Champions League A44th G-1 Champions League Season 5 1 : 2 Orange Esports Orange Esports ¥20,000
2012-12-02 World Cyber Games A22nd World Cyber Games 2012 1 : 2 Invictus Gaming Invictus Gaming $9,000
2012-11-18 G-1 Champions League A22nd G-1 Champions League Season 4 0 : 2 LGD Gaming LGD Gaming ¥60,000
2012-09-02 The_International A44th The International 2012 1 : 2 Invictus Gaming Invictus Gaming $80,000
In Major Tournaments
Date Place Event Result Winnings
2014-06-25 A11st V Games Tournament 2 : 1 Newbee Newbee ¥50,000
2014-06-22 A11st CDEC New Star Challenge 3 : 2 Newbee Newbee ¥60,000
2014-06-15 A11st ECL 2014 2 : 1 Newbee Newbee ¥100,000
2014-05-25 A33 - 4th MarsTV Dota 2 League 0 : 2 Newbee Newbee ¥10,000
2014-03-08 A11st Sina Cup Supernova Dota 2 Open Season 3 3 : 2 Vici Gaming Vici Gaming ¥60,000
2013-12-28 A11st Fengyun Hegemony Battle 2013 3 : 0 TongFu TongFu ¥80,000
Complete Results in any Tournament

Videos[edit]

DK vs. MUFC - BTS WT Group Stage

Interviews[edit]

Links[edit]

References[edit]


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