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Kumo
FLY.A Kumo 2022 Split 2.png
Background Information
NameColin Zhao
Country of Birth
China
Nationality
United States
BirthdayMarch 9, 2000 (age 22)
Residency
NA
North America
Competitive
TeamFlyQuestlogo std.pngFlyQuest Academy
Contract Expires2022-11-22
Role
Top Laner
Favorite Champs
Competitive IDsLeague, Shiro
Soloqueue IDsNA: Kumo9, beat saber main
Social Media & Links
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Colin "Kumo" (▶️ listen) Zhao is a League of Legends esports player, currently top laner for FlyQuest Academy. He was previously known as League and Shiro.

Team History

Combine Role Swaps:No|Yes
Dates:Approx|Exact
TeamStartEnd
NA
Team Exilelogo std.pngTeam Exile Surge
≈Dec 2016≈2016-12-10≈Dec 2016≈2016-12-12≈2d
ejel
NA
Relentless Gaminglogo std.pngRelentless Gaming
Jan 20172017-01-15[1]≈Apr 2017≈2017-04-23≈3mo 8d
ejel
NA
Cloud9logo std.pngC9 Academy
Dec 20172017-12-18[3]Nov 20192019-11-20[2]1yr 11mo
ejel
NA
Cloud9logo std.pngCloud9
Mar 20192019-03-23[5]Nov 20192019-11-20[4]7mo 28d
ejel
NA
Eglogo std.pngEvil Geniuses
Nov 20192019-11-26[7]Jul 20202020-07-16[6]7mo 20d
ejel
NA
Eglogo std.pngEG Academy
Jul 20202020-07-16[9]Nov 20202020-11-14[8]3mo 29d
ejel
NA
FlyQuestlogo std.pngFlyQuest Academy
Dec 20202020-12-02[10]Jul 20212021-07-097mo 7d
ejel
NA
FlyQuestlogo std.pngFlyQuest
Jul 20212021-07-06[13]Jun 20222022-06-14[11]11mo 8d
ejel
NA
FlyQuestlogo std.pngFlyQuest Academy
Jun 20222022-06-14[11]Present19d
ej
TeamStartEnd
NA
Team Exilelogo std.pngTeam Exile Surge
≈Dec 2016≈2016-12-10≈Dec 2016≈2016-12-12≈2d
ejel
NA
Relentless Gaminglogo std.pngRelentless Gaming
Jan 20172017-01-15[1]≈Apr 2017≈2017-04-23≈3mo 8d
ejel
NA
Cloud9logo std.pngC9 Academy
Dec 20172017-12-18[3]Nov 20192019-11-20[2]1yr 11mo
ejel
NA
Cloud9logo std.pngCloud9
Mar 20192019-03-23[5]Nov 20192019-11-20[4]7mo 28d
ejel
NA
Eglogo std.pngEvil Geniuses
Nov 20192019-11-26[7]Jul 20202020-07-16[6]7mo 20d
ejel
NA
Eglogo std.pngEG Academy
Jul 20202020-07-16[9]Nov 20202020-11-14[8]3mo 29d
ejel
NA
FlyQuestlogo std.pngFlyQuest Academy
Dec 20202020-12-02[10]Jul 20212021-07-097mo 7d
ejel
NA
FlyQuestlogo std.pngFlyQuest
Jul 20212021-07-06[13]Jun 20222022-06-14[11]11mo 8d
ejel
NA
FlyQuestlogo std.pngFlyQuest Academy
Jun 20222022-06-14[11]Present19d
ej

News

  • 2016
  • 2017
  • 2019
  • 2020
  • 2021
  • 2022
NA
Team Exilelogo std.pngEX.SDecember 10 (approx.),
League,
You all boosted,
Zatsmod,
Tactical, and
TeeSum join.

Serilium,
Zyko, and Uzis join as substitutes.
NA
Team Exilelogo std.pngEX.SDecember 12 (approx.),
League,
You all boosted,
Zatsmod,
Tactical,
TeeSum,
Serilium,
Zyko, and Uzis leave.
NA
Relentless Gaminglogo std.pngRLTJanuary 15,
League,
Im Jonny,
Zatsmod,
cokes,
TheAirIsDry, Dan (Head Coach), Gremmy (Strategic Coach), and TheMadK1ng (General Manager) join.
[1]
NA
Relentless Gaminglogo std.pngRLTApril 23 (approx.),
League,
veng,
Zatsmod,
Tactical,
Pyrrfect,
Japanese Import, Dan (Head Coach), and TheMadK1ng (General Manager) leave.
NA
Cloud9logo std.pngC9.ADecember 18, League renames to Shiro.
Shiro,
Wiggily,
Goldenglue,
Keith, and
Zeyzal join.
[3]
NA
Cloud9logo std.pngC9.AJanuary 3, Shiro renames to Kumo.[14]
NA
Cloud9logo std.pngC9March 23,
Kumo and
Diamond join from academy roster.

Keith rejoins from academy roster.
[5]
NA
Cloud9logo std.pngC9.ANovember 20,
Kumo and
Goldenglue leave.[2]
NA
Cloud9logo std.pngC9November 20,
Kumo leaves.[4]
NA
Eglogo std.pngEGNovember 26,
Kumo joins.
[7]
NA
Eglogo std.pngEGDecember 28,
Kumo's contract is updated in the GCD, expiring on 17 November 2020.[15]
NA
Eglogo std.pngEG.AJuly 16,
Kumo joins from main roster.

Huni leaves for main roster.[9]
NA
Eglogo std.pngEGJuly 16,
Huni joins from academy roster.

Kumo leaves for academy roster.[6]
NA
Eglogo std.pngEG.ANovember 14,
Kumo leaves.[8]
NA
FlyQuestlogo std.pngFLY.ADecember 2,
Kumo joins.
[10]
Kumo's contract is updated in the GCD, expiring on 22 November 2022.[16]
NA
FlyQuestlogo std.pngFLYJuly 6,
Kumo,
Nxi,
Triple,
Tomo,
Diamond, and Phantiks (Assistant Coach) join from academy roster.

Licorice leaves.
Josedeodo,
Palafox,
Johnsun, and
Dreams leave for academy roster.[13]
NA
FlyQuestlogo std.pngFLY.AJuly 9,
Kumo leaves for main roster.
NA
FlyQuestlogo std.pngFLYDecember 2,
Kumo and
Josedeodo will remain with the team for 2022.[17]
NA
FlyQuestlogo std.pngFLYJune 14,
Philip joins from academy roster.

Kumo leaves for academy roster.[11][12]
NA
FlyQuestlogo std.pngFLY.AJune 14,
Kumo joins from main roster.
[11][12]

Biography[]

2017 Season[]

League competed in both the NACS 2017 Spring Open Qualifiers and the NACS 2017 Summer Open Qualifiers, but did not qualify in either tournament. Later, he was the second pick in the 2017 NA Scouting Grounds tournament draft, drafted to the Cloud9-sponsored Team Cloud Drake as the second pick. Despite his team finishing last in the short event, League was chosen by Cloud9 as the first draft pick at the end.

2018 Season[]

At the beginning of the 2018 season, League was announced as Cloud9 Academy's starting top laner. Prior to the NA Academy 2018 Spring, he changed his ID to Shiro. Cloud9 Academy performed well during the split, finishing second However, during Playoffs, the team was eliminated in the first round. Cloud9 Academy improved during the Summer, finishing first in both the regular season and Playoffs.

2019 Season[]

Shiro remained with Cloud9 Academy for the 2019 season. Prior to the season, he changed his ID again, this time to Kumo. Cloud9 Academy continued to be a dominant force in the North American academy scene, finishing first in the regular season and second in Playoffs. Kumo and the rest of the academy roster even had the chance to start in the LCS team's final game of the LCS 2019 Spring, a game that they won. However, in the NA Academy 2019 Summer, Kumo shared time with Jukes and only played in five games. However, he also had the chance to substitute for Licorice for four games of the LCS 2019 Summer, due to Licorice's wrist injuries. Kumo performed well on the LCS stage, winning three of the four games and solo killing Impact. Kumo returned to the starting role of Cloud9 Academy during the Summer Playoffs, but the team was eliminated in the semifinals.

2020 Season[]

At the beginning of the 2020 season, Kumo was announced as the starter for Evil Geniuses.

Trivia[]

  • Made highlight reels after outplaying and solo killing Impact's AatroxSquare.pngAatrox as JayceSquare.pngJayce in his second LCS game.
  • Changed his name from Ziqing to Colin when he became a United States citizen in 2019.[18]

Tournament Results[]

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

Minimum place

Kumo Tournament Results
DatePlEventLast ResultTeamRoster
2022-04-105 - 6 LCS 2022 Spring Playoffs
1 : 3Eglogo std.pngEG
FlyQuestlogo std.pngFLY Kumo,  Josedeodo,  toucouille,  Johnsun,  aphromoo,  Sharkz
2022-03-275 LCS 2022 Spring
9 - 9Blanklogo std.pngRR
FlyQuestlogo std.pngFLY Kumo,  Josedeodo,  toucouille,  Johnsun,  aphromoo,  Sharkz,  Richard
2022-01-225 - 8 LCS 2022 Lock In
0 : 2Team Liquidlogo std.pngTL
FlyQuestlogo std.pngFLY Kumo,  Josedeodo,  toucouille,  Johnsun,  aphromoo,  Sharkz
2021-08-019 LCS 2021 Summer
14 - 31Blanklogo std.pngRR
FlyQuestlogo std.pngFLY Licorice,  Kumo,  Josedeodo,  Nxi,  Palafox,  Triple,  Johnsun,  Tomo,  Dreams,  Diamond,  Kanani,  Sharkz,  Phantiks
2021-07-291 NA Academy 2021 Summer
10-6-2Blanklogo std.pngRR
FlyQuestlogo std.pngFLY.A Kumo,  Philip,  Nxi,  Josedeodo,  Triple,  Palafox,  Tomo,  Johnsun,  Diamond,  Dreams,  Phantiks
2021-04-167 - 8 LCS Proving Grounds 2021 Spring
1 : 2TSMlogo std.pngTSM.A
FlyQuestlogo std.pngFLY.A Kumo,  Nxi,  Triple,  Tomo,  Dreams,  Phantiks
2021-03-262 Arena of Legends 2021
1 : 3Team Liquidlogo std.pngTL.A
FlyQuestlogo std.pngFLY.A Kumo,  Nxi,  Triple,  Tomo,  Dreams,  Phantiks
2021-02-176 NA Academy 2021 Spring
5 - 4Blanklogo std.pngRR
FlyQuestlogo std.pngFLY.A Kumo,  Nxi,  Triple,  Tomo,  Diamond,  Dreams,  Phantiks
2020-08-203 - 4 NA Academy 2020 Summer Playoffs
0 : 3TSMlogo std.pngTSM.A
Eglogo std.pngEG.A Kumo,  AnDa,  Giyuu,  Deftly,  Matt,  Timkiro
2020-08-096 LCS 2020 Summer
8 - 10Blanklogo std.pngRR
Eglogo std.pngEG Kumo,  Huni,  Svenskeren,  Jiizuke,  Goldenglue,  Bang,  Zeyzal,  Irean,  Artemis
Kumo 1v1 Tournament Results
DatePlEventPrizeTeamLast Result
2022-03-079CQ 2022 Spring Split 1$1,600FlyQuestlogo std.pngFLY

Media[]

Post-Match Interviews

DateTournamentMatchLink
2022-03-06LCS 2022 Spring
FlyQuestlogo std.pngFLY
vs
Dignitaslogo std.pngDIG
Link
2022-02-20LCS 2022 Spring
FlyQuestlogo std.pngFLY
vs
100 Thieveslogo std.png100
Link
2022-02-05LCS 2022 Spring
FlyQuestlogo std.pngFLY
vs
Counter Logic Gaminglogo std.pngCLG
Link
2021-07-11LCS 2021 Summer
FlyQuestlogo std.pngFLY
vs
Immortalslogo std.pngIMT
Link
2021-07-02NA Academy 2021 Summer
Immortalslogo std.pngIMT.A
vs
FlyQuestlogo std.pngFLY.A
Link
2021-06-03NA Academy 2021 Summer
Dignitaslogo std.pngDIG.A
vs
FlyQuestlogo std.pngFLY.A
Link
2021-04-14LCS Proving Grounds 2021 Spring
Dignitaslogo std.pngDIG.A
vs
FlyQuestlogo std.pngFLY.A
Link
2020-06-28LCS 2020 Summer
Dignitaslogo std.pngDIG
vs
Eglogo std.pngEG
Link
2020-02-16LCS 2020 Spring
Immortalslogo std.pngIMT
vs
Eglogo std.pngEG
Link
2019-07-14LCS 2019 Summer
Cloud9logo std.pngC9
vs
TSMlogo std.pngTSM
Link
2019-07-07LCS 2019 Summer
Cloud9logo std.pngC9
vs
Clutch Gaminglogo std.pngCG
Link
2018-08-24NA Academy 2018 Summer Playoffs
Cloud9logo std.pngC9.A
vs
FlyQuestlogo std.pngFLY.A
Link

Images[]

Name Pronunciation

Kumo
AccuracyRiot
Voiced ByRaafaa

Redirects

The following pages redirect here:

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Relentless Gaming's Tweet twitter.com
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Cloud9's Tweet twitter.com
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Cloud9 LCS and Academy Roster youtube.com
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Cloud9's Tweet twitter.com
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Cloud9's Tweet twitter.com
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 Evil Geniuses' Tweet twitter.com
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 Evil Geniuses' Tweet twitter.com
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 Evil Geniuses' Tweet twitter.com
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 Evil Geniuses' Tweet twitter.com
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 FlyQuest's Tweet twitter.com
  11. 11.0 11.1 11.2 11.3 11.4 11.5 FlyQuest's Tweet twitter.com
  12. 12.0 12.1 12.2 12.3 12.4 12.5 FlyQuest's Tweet twitter.com
  13. 13.0 13.1 13.2 FlyQuest's Tweet twitter.com
  14. GCD Archive Pages: before change - NA - 2019-01-02; after change - NA - 2019-01-03
  15. GCD Archive Pages: before change - - ; after change - NA - 2019-12-28
  16. GCD Archive Pages: before change - NA - 2020-12-01; after change - NA - 2020-12-02
  17. FlyQuest's Tweet twitter.com
  18. Kumo's tweet twitter.com
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