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Brandini
EG Brandini 2020 Split 1.png
Background Information
NameBrandon Chen
Country of Birth
United States
BirthdayAugust 13, 1997 (age 24)
Residency
NA
North America
Competitive
TeamWildcard Gaminglogo std.pngWildcard Red
Contract Expires2021-11-06
Role
Top Laner
Favorite Champs

Competitive IDsBrandonFTW
Soloqueue IDsNA: Houdini Brandini
Social Media & Links
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Brandon "Brandini" (▶️ listen) Chen is a League of Legends esports player, currently top laner for Wildcard Gaming Red. He was previously known as BrandonFTW.

Team History

Combine Role Swaps:No|Yes
Dates:Approx|Exact
TeamStartEnd
Notes
NA
COGnitive Gaminglogo std.pngCOGnitive Gaming
Oct 20142014-10-20≈Oct 2014≈2014-10-22≈2d
ejel
NA
BrawL eSportslogo std.pngBrawL.NA
Jan 20152015-01-13[1]≈Feb 2015≈2015-02-??≈26d
ejel
NA
Frank Fang Gaminglogo std.pngFrank Fang Gaming
≈Mar 2015≈2015-03-??Jun 20152015-06-01≈3mo
ejel
NA
Team 8logo std.pngTeam 8
≈Mar 2015≈2015-03-??Oct 20152015-10-07[2]≈7mo 6d
ejel
NA
Top Dog Gaminglogo std.pngTop Dog Gaming
Nov 20152015-11-04Feb 20162016-02-113mo 7d
ejel
NA
Apexlogo std 2.pngApex Gaming
Mar 20162016-03-03May 20162016-05-20[3]2mo 17d
ejel
NA
Frank Fang Gaminglogo std.pngFrank Fang Gaming
Apr 20162016-04-16May 20162016-05-26[4]1mo 10d
ejel
NA
Phoenix1logo std.pngPhoenix1
May 20162016-05-26[9]Nov 20162016-11-21[5]5mo 26d
ejel
NA
Delta Foxlogo std.pngDelta Fox
Jan 20172017-01-05Jun 20172017-06-024mo 28d
ejel
NA
Echo Foxlogo std.pngEcho Fox
May 20172017-05-26[10]Dec 20172017-12-046mo 9d
ejel
NA
TSMlogo std.pngTSM Academy
Dec 20172017-12-17[12]May 20182018-05-30[11]5mo 13d
ejel
NA
100 Thieveslogo std.png100 Academy
May 20182018-05-30[14]Dec 20182018-12-13[13]6mo 14d
ejel
NA
100 Thieveslogo std.png100 Thieves
Jun 20182018-06-27[15]Jul 20182018-07-0811dTemp Sub
ejel
NA
TSMlogo std.pngTSM Academy
Dec 20182018-12-14[17]Sep 20192019-09-18[16]9mo 4d
ejel
NA
Logo std.pngGenius Gang
Dec 20192019-12-14Dec 20192019-12-217dPickup Team
ejel
NA
Eglogo std.pngEG Academy
Jan 20202020-01-03[20]May 20202020-05-28[19]4mo 25d
ejel
NA
Counter Logic Gaminglogo std.pngCLG Academy
Jan 20212021-01-19[22]Feb 20212021-02-03[21]15d
ejel
NA
Wildcard Gaminglogo std.pngWildcard Red
Jun 20212021-06-20[23]Present4mo 7d
ej
TeamStartEnd
Notes
NA
COGnitive Gaminglogo std.pngCOGnitive Gaming
Oct 20142014-10-20≈Oct 2014≈2014-10-22≈2d
ejel
NA
BrawL eSportslogo std.pngBrawL.NA
Jan 20152015-01-13[1]≈Feb 2015≈2015-02-??≈26d
ejel
NA
Frank Fang Gaminglogo std.pngFrank Fang Gaming
≈Mar 2015≈2015-03-??Jun 20152015-06-01≈3mo
ejel
NA
Team 8logo std.pngTeam 8
≈Mar 2015≈2015-03-??Oct 20152015-10-07[2]≈7mo 6d
ejel
NA
Top Dog Gaminglogo std.pngTop Dog Gaming
Nov 20152015-11-04Nov 20152015-11-1511d
ejel
NA
Top Dog Gaminglogo std.pngTop Dog Gaming
Nov 20152015-11-15Nov 20152015-11-2712d
ejel
NA
Top Dog Gaminglogo std.pngTop Dog Gaming
Nov 20152015-11-27Feb 20162016-02-112mo 14d
ejel
NA
Apexlogo std 2.pngApex Gaming
Mar 20162016-03-03May 20162016-05-20[3]2mo 17d
ejel
NA
Frank Fang Gaminglogo std.pngFrank Fang Gaming
Apr 20162016-04-16May 20162016-05-26[4]1mo 10d
ejel
NA
Phoenix1logo std.pngPhoenix1
May 20162016-05-26[9]Nov 20162016-11-21[5]5mo 26d
ejel
NA
Delta Foxlogo std.pngDelta Fox
Jan 20172017-01-05Jun 20172017-06-024mo 28d
ejel
NA
Echo Foxlogo std.pngEcho Fox
May 20172017-05-26[10]Dec 20172017-12-046mo 9d
ejel
NA
TSMlogo std.pngTSM Academy
Dec 20172017-12-17[12]May 20182018-05-30[11]5mo 13d
ejel
NA
100 Thieveslogo std.png100 Academy
May 20182018-05-30[14]Dec 20182018-12-13[13]6mo 14d
ejel
NA
100 Thieveslogo std.png100 Thieves
Jun 20182018-06-27[15]Jul 20182018-07-0811dTemp Sub
ejel
NA
TSMlogo std.pngTSM Academy
Dec 20182018-12-14[17]Aug 20192019-08-02[24]7mo 19d
ejel
NA
TSMlogo std.pngTSM Academy
Aug 20192019-08-02[24]Sep 20192019-09-18[16]1mo 16d
ejel
NA
Logo std.pngGenius Gang
Dec 20192019-12-14Dec 20192019-12-217dPickup Team
ejel
NA
Eglogo std.pngEG Academy
Jan 20202020-01-03[20]May 20202020-05-28[19]4mo 25d
ejel
NA
Counter Logic Gaminglogo std.pngCLG Academy
Jan 20212021-01-19[22]Feb 20212021-02-03[21]15d
ejel
NA
Wildcard Gaminglogo std.pngWildcard Red
Jun 20212021-06-20[23]Present4mo 7d
ej

News

  • 2014
  • 2015
  • 2016
  • 2017
  • 2018
  • 2019
  • 2020
  • 2021
NA
COGnitive Gaminglogo std.pngCOGOctober 20,
BrandonFtw,
Grigne,
LoveLova, and
XerbeK join.

DragonRaider,
ShorterACE,
Doppler, and
Krewl leave.
NA
COGnitive Gaminglogo std.pngCOGOctober 22 (approx.),
BrandonFtw leaves.
NA
BrawL eSportslogo std.pngBWLJanuary 13,
BrandonFtw,
ShorterACE,
Alex Ich,
LattmaN, and
Lohpally join.

Altrum joins as substitute.
[1]
NA
BrawL eSportslogo std.pngBWLFebruary (approx.), BrawL.NA is disbanded.
BrandonFtw,
Alex Ich,
LattmaN,
Lohpally, and
Altrum leave.
NA
Frank Fang Gaminglogo std.pngFFGMarch (approx.), Frank Fang Gaminglogo std.pngFrank Fang Gaming is reformed.
BrandonFtw,
Moon, and
goldenglue join.

LattmaN and
BonQuish rejoin.
NA
Team 8logo std.pngT8March (approx.),
BrandonFtw joins as substitute.
NA
Frank Fang Gaminglogo std.pngFFGJune 1, Frank Fang Gaminglogo std.pngFrank Fang Gaming is disbanded.
BrandonFtw,
Moon,
goldenglue,
Lattman,
babyeator, Leviathan (Coach), BonQuish (Analyst), and L0CUST (Analyst) leave.
NA
Team 8logo std.pngT8October 7,
Porpoise8,
goldenglue,
Nien8,
Dodo8,
BrandonFtw,
CheeseBeluga,
Alex Ich,
Slooshi8,
Maplestreet8, HISTORY TEACHER (Head Coach), and Matt (Head Analyst) leave.[2]
NA
Top Dog Gaminglogo std.pngTDGNovember 4,
BrandonFTW and
LOD join.
Akaadian (Top to Jungle) changes position.
NintendudeX and
Impactful leave.
NA
Top Dog Gaminglogo std.pngTDGNovember 15,
Trowen joins.

Frostalicious joins as substitute.
Akaadian (Jungle to Top) changes position.
BrandonFTW moves to substitute.
NA
Top Dog Gaminglogo std.pngTDGNovember 27,
Slooshi joins.
Akaadian (Top to Jungle) changes position.
BrandonFTW moves to starting roster.
Trowen,
kt Smurf,
LOD,
Frostalicious, and Kubz (Head Coach) leave.
NA
Top Dog Gaminglogo std.pngTDGFebruary 11, Top Dog Gaming is disbanded.
Brandini,
Slooshi, and
Ken leave.
NA
Apexlogo std 2.pngAPXMarch 3,
BrandonFTW joins as substitute.
Saintvicious (Head Coach to Head Coach/Sub/Jungle) and BlisS (Assistant Coach to Assistant Coach/Sub/Mid) change positions.
Indivisible leaves.
NA
Frank Fang Gaminglogo std.pngFFGApril 16,
Brandini,
Poppers OP, and
Impactful join.

Licorice,
InsanityXXX, and
Maplestreet leave.
NA
Apexlogo std 2.pngAPXMay 20,
Ray,
Diamondprox,
Roar, and
KonKwon join.
Saintvicious (Head Coach/Sub/Jungle to Head Coach) and BlisS (Assistant Coach/Sub/Mid to Assistant Coach) change positions.
Big ol Ron and
BrandonFTW leave.[3]
NA
Frank Fang Gaminglogo std.pngFFGMay 26,
Brandini leaves.[4]
NA
Phoenix1logo std.pngP1May 26,
zig,
Inori,
Pirean,
Slooshi,
Mash, and
Gate join.

Brandini joins as substitute.
[9]
NA
Phoenix1logo std.pngP1November 21,
Slooshi,
Mash,
Gate, and
Brandini leave.[5][6][7][8]
NA
Delta Foxlogo std.pngDFXJanuary 5,
Brandini and
baby join.

1onz leaves.
NA
Echo Foxlogo std.pngFOXMay 26,
Brandini,
Mash, and Inero (Head Coach) join.

Damonte rejoins.
[10]
NA
Delta Foxlogo std.pngDFXJune 2,
Brandini,
Grigne, and
Damonte leave.
NA
Echo Foxlogo std.pngFOXDecember 4,
Brandini,
Grig, and
Gate leave.
NA
TSMlogo std.pngTSM.ADecember 17, TSM Academy is formed.
Brandini,
Grig,
Ablazeolive,
MrRalleZ, and
Shady join.
[12]
NA
TSMlogo std.pngTSM.AMay 30,
Brandini leaves.[11]
NA
100 Thieveslogo std.png100.AMay 30,
Brandini and
Stunt join.

Whyin leaves.[14]
Brandini's contract is updated in the GCD, expiring on 18 November 2019.
Stunt's contract is updated in the GCD, expiring on 19 November 2018.[25]
NA
100 Thieveslogo std.png100June 27,
Brandini and
Levi join as temporary substitutes for Rift Rivals 2018 NA-EU, replacing Ssumday and Meteos, respectively.
[15]
NA
100 Thieveslogo std.png100July 8,
Brandini and
Levi (temporary substitutes) leave.
NA
100 Thieveslogo std.png100.ADecember 13,
Brandini and
Levi leave.[13]
NA
TSMlogo std.pngTSM.ADecember 14,
Akaadian,
Tactical, and
Treatz join.

Brandini rejoins.

PieCakeLord leaves.
MrRallez and
Shady's departures are confirmed.[17][18]
NA
TSMlogo std.pngTSM.AJanuary 5,
Brandini,
Akaadian,
Tactical, and
Treatz's contracts are updated in the GCD, expiring on 17 November 2020.[26]
NA
TSMlogo std.pngTSM.AAugust 2,
Brandini moves to substitute.[24]
NA
TSMlogo std.pngTSM.ASeptember 18,
Brandini leaves.[16]
NA
Logo std.pngGENIDecember 14,
Brandini,
Inori,
Voyboy,
Benji, and
Big join as a pick-up team for Tyler1 Championship Series 2019. The team will be considered disbanded at the tournament's conclusion on December 21.
NA
Logo std.pngGENIDecember 21, Team is disbanded following the conclusion of Tyler1 Championship Series 2019.
Brandini,
Inori,
Voyboy,
Benji, and
Big leave.
NA
Eglogo std.pngEG.AJanuary 3,
Brandini and
Kadir join.
[20]
Brandini,
Kadir,
Deftly, and
Matt's contracts are updated in the GCD, expiring on 16 November 2021.[27]
NA
Eglogo std.pngEG.AMay 28,
Brandini is removed from the GCD.[19]
NA
Eglogo std.pngEG.AMay 30,
Brandini's departure is confirmed.[28]
NA
Counter Logic Gaminglogo std.pngCLG.AJanuary 19,
Brandini and
teamlukee are added to the GCD.
[22]
Brandini and
TeamLuke's contracts are updated in the GCD, expiring on 15 March 2021.[29]
NA
Counter Logic Gaminglogo std.pngCLG.AFebruary 3,
Pobelter rejoins from main roster.

Brandini and
TeamLuke leave.[21]
NA
Wildcard Gaminglogo std.pngWCRJune 20,
Brandini joins.
[23]
NA
Wildcard Gaminglogo std.pngWCRAugust 30,
Brandini's contract is updated in the GCD, expiring on 6 November 2021.[30]

Biography[]

Brandini started playing League of Legends in season 2, and eventually he enjoyed playing top lane the most.

2015 Season[]

In January 2015, BrandonFtw joined BrawL.NA as part of their initial starting roster, along with ShorterACE, Alex Ich, LattmaN, and LohPally. However, without Alex Ich playing for them yet, BrawL lost to Darkness in the first round of the NACS 2015 Spring Qualifier and were eliminated from the tournament.

In March 2015, Frank Fang Gaming was reformed, with a roster including LattmaN, BonQuish, Moon, BrandownFtw, and goldenglue. They placed second in the AlphaDraft Challenger League, behind Misfits and ahead of Cloud9 Tempest. However, in the NACS Summer Qualifier, Frank Fang Gaming lost to Cloud9 Tempest in the first round of their bracket and were eliminated. Three days after their defeat, the team disbanded. In December, BrandonFtw renamed to Brandini.

2016 Season[]

After being a substitute for Apex Gaming for the first half of the year, Brandini joined Phoenix1, the organization that purchased Team Impulse's NA LCS Summer Season seed, in May.[31] Brandini shared the starting top lane slot with zig, and only competed in 7 of Phoenix1's 46 regular season games. Phoenix1 finished the split in 8th place after a second-half comeback to drag them out of last, but still had to play in spring relegations; Brandini didn't start in any of their three Promotion Tournament games, but the team won 3-0 over Echo Fox.

Trivia[]

Tournament Results[]

This table shows up to the 10 most recent results. For complete results, click here.

Minimum place

Brandini Tournament Results
DatePlEventLast ResultTeamRoster
2021-09-195 - 6 LCS Proving Grounds 2021 Summer
2 : 3Golden Guardianslogo std.pngGG.A
Wildcard Gaminglogo std.pngWCR Brandini,  Winston,  Bradley,  Arrow,  Daption,  ADFX
2021-07-271 EGL Summer Showdown Playoffs
3 : 0AOE Esportslogo std.pngAOE
Wildcard Gaminglogo std.pngWCR Brandini,  Winston,  Bradley,  Arrow,  Daption,  ADFX
2021-07-191 EGL Summer Showdown - Group A
3 - 0Blanklogo std.pngRR
Wildcard Gaminglogo std.pngWCR Brandini,  Winston,  Bradley,  Arrow,  Daption,  ADFX
2021-07-061 RCL 2021 Summer Playoffs
3 : 2Cloud9logo std.pngC9.Am
Wildcard Gaminglogo std.pngWCR Brandini,  Winston,  Bradley,  Arrow,  Saico,  Daption,  ADFX
2021-06-281 RCL 2021 Summer - Group B
2 - 1Blanklogo std.pngRR
Wildcard Gaminglogo std.pngWCR Brandini,  Winston,  Bradley,  Arrow,  Daption,  ADFX
2021-02-178 NA Academy 2021 Spring
3 - 6Blanklogo std.pngRR
Counter Logic Gaminglogo std.pngCLG.A Brandini,  Thien,  Keel,  rjs,  Pobelter,  TeamLuke,  WildTurtle,  Katsurii,  Hooks,  Benji
2020-04-172 NA Academy 2020 Spring Playoffs
0 : 3Cloud9logo std.pngC9.A
Eglogo std.pngEG.A Brandini,  AnDa,  Giyuu,  Deftly,  Matt,  Timkiro
2020-03-273 NA Academy 2020 Spring
11 - 7Blanklogo std.pngRR
Eglogo std.pngEG.A Brandini,  Svenskeren,  AnDa,  Kumo,  5fire,  Giyuu,  Deftly,  Matt,  Timkiro
2019-12-155 - 8 Tyler1 Championship Series 2019
0 : 2Logo std.pngFRAG
Logo std.pngGENI Brandini,  Inori,  Voyboy,  Benji,  Big
2019-07-284 NA Academy 2019 Summer
9 - 9Blanklogo std.pngRR
TSMlogo std.pngTSM.A Brandini,  Spica,  Ablazeolive,  Tactical,  Johnsun,  Treatz,  Peter Zhang

Media[]

Post-Match Interviews

DateTournamentMatchLink
2018-07-06Rift Rivals 2018 NA-EU
100 Thieveslogo std.png100
vs
Splycelogo std.pngSPY
Link
2018-06-23NA Academy 2018 Summer
100 Thieveslogo std.png100.A
vs
Echo Foxlogo std.pngFOX.A
Link

Images[]

Name Pronunciation

Brandini
AccuracyRiot
Voiced ByRaafaa

Redirects

The following pages redirect here:

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Alex Ich to Start for BrawL North America content.azubu.tv
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Immortals's Tweet twitter.com
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Apex Gaming's Tweet twitter.com
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Phoenix1 replaces Team Impulse, picks up Gate, Mash, Slooshi, and more espn.go.com
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Slooshi's Tweet twitter.com
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 Mash's Tweet twitter.com
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 Gate's Tweet twitter.com
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 Brandini's Tweet twitter.com
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 Phoenix1 replaces Team Impulse, picks up Gate, Mash, Slooshi, and more espn.go.com
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 Echo Fox on LoL Esports lolesports.com
  11. 11.0 11.1 11.2 100 Thieves' Tweet twitter.com
  12. 12.0 12.1 12.2 Welcome TSM Academy! tsm.gg
  13. 13.0 13.1 13.2 100 Thieves' Tweet twitter.com
  14. 14.0 14.1 14.2 100 Thieves' Tweet twitter.com
  15. 15.0 15.1 15.2 100 Thieves' Tweet twitter.com
  16. 16.0 16.1 16.2 Brandini's Tweet twitter.com
  17. 17.0 17.1 17.2 TSM's Official 2019 NA LCS Rosters and Staff tsm.gg
  18. 18.0 18.1 18.2 Team SoloMid's Tweet twitter.com
  19. 19.0 19.1 19.2 GCD Archive Pages: before change - NA - 2020-05-27; after change - NA - 2020-05-28
  20. 20.0 20.1 20.2 Evil Geniuses' Tweet twitter.com
  21. 21.0 21.1 21.2 Counter Logic Gaming's Tweet twitter.com
  22. 22.0 22.1 22.2 GCD Archive Pages: before change - NA - 2021-01-18; after change - NA - 2021-01-19
  23. 23.0 23.1 23.2 Wildcard Gaming's Tweet twitter.com
  24. 24.0 24.1 24.2 Team SoloMid's Tweet twitter.com
  25. GCD Archive Pages: before change - - ; after change - NA - 2018-05-30
  26. GCD Archive Pages: before change - - ; after change - NA - 2019-01-05
  27. GCD Archive Pages: before change - - ; after change - NA - 2020-01-03
  28. Evil Geniuses' Tweet twitter.com
  29. GCD Archive Pages: before change - NA - 2021-01-18; after change - NA - 2021-01-19
  30. GCD Archive Pages: before change - NA - 2021-08-29; after change - NA - 2021-08-30
  31. Phoenix1 replaces Team Impulse, picks up Gate, Mash, Slooshi, and more espn.go.com
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