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shad0w
LGD Shad0w 2021 Split 2.png
Background Information
NameZhiqiang Zhao (赵志强)
Country of Birth
Italy
Nationality
Italy


China
BirthdayFebruary 25, 2001 (age 20)
Residency
CN
China
Competitive
TeamLgdlogo std.pngLGD Gaming
Contract Expires2022-11-22
Role
Jungler
Favorite Champs


Competitive IDsShadow
Soloqueue IDsEUW: The Qiaang
CN: 在线中翻
Social Media & Links
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Zhiqiang "shad0w" Zhao (Hanzi: 赵志强) is a League of Legends esports player, currently jungler for LGD Gaming. His name was previously stylized Shadow.

Team History

Combine Role Swaps:No|Yes
Dates:Approx|Exact
TeamStartEnd
EU
Element Gaminglogo std.pngElement Team 1
≈Oct 2016≈2016-10-??≈Apr 2017≈2017-04-??≈6mo 23d
ejel
EU
Outplayed WARlogo std.pngOutplayed Black
Feb 20172017-02-17[1]Present4yr 7mo
ej
EU
Outplayed WARlogo std.pngOutplayed WAR
Jun 20172017-06-25[2]Present4yr 2mo
ej
EU
ANc Outplayedlogo std.pngOutplayed
Dec 20172017-12-20May 20182018-05-10[3]4mo 21d
ejel
EU
Team Atlantislogo std.pngTeam Atlantis
Sep 20182018-09-14[4]≈Oct 2018≈2018-10-??≈1mo 3d
ejel
EU
Mousesportlogo std.pngmousesports
≈May 2019≈2019-05-??Oct 20192019-10-01[5]≈5mo
ejel
EU
MAD Lionslogo std.pngMAD Lions
Nov 20192019-11-29[7]Dec 20202020-12-18[6]1yr 19d
ejel
CN
Lgdlogo std.pngLGD Gaming
Jun 20212021-06-05[9]Present3mo 14d
ej
TeamStartEnd
EU
Element Gaminglogo std.pngElement Team 1
≈Oct 2016≈2016-10-??≈Apr 2017≈2017-04-??≈6mo 23d
ejel
EU
Outplayed WARlogo std.pngOutplayed Black
Feb 20172017-02-17[1]Jun 20172017-06-25[2]4mo 8d
ejel
EU
Outplayed WARlogo std.pngOutplayed WAR
Jun 20172017-06-25[2]Dec 20172017-12-205mo 25d
ejel
EU
ANc Outplayedlogo std.pngOutplayed
Dec 20172017-12-20May 20182018-05-10[3]4mo 21d
ejel
EU
Team Atlantislogo std.pngTeam Atlantis
Sep 20182018-09-14[4]≈Oct 2018≈2018-10-??≈1mo 3d
ejel
EU
Mousesportlogo std.pngmousesports
≈May 2019≈2019-05-??Oct 20192019-10-01[5]≈5mo
ejel
EU
MAD Lionslogo std.pngMAD Lions
Nov 20192019-11-29[7]Dec 20202020-12-18[6]1yr 19d
ejel
CN
Lgdlogo std.pngLGD Gaming
Jun 20212021-06-05[9]Present3mo 14d
ej

News

  • 2016
  • 2017
  • 2018
  • 2019
  • 2020
  • 2021
EU
Element Gaminglogo std.pngEMT1October (approx.),
Shadow joins.
EU
Outplayed WARlogo std.pngOP.BFebruary 17,
Shadow joins.
[1]
EU
Element Gaminglogo std.pngEMT1April (approx.),
Shadow leaves.
EU
Outplayed WARlogo std.pngOP WARJune 25, Outplayed WARlogo std.pngOutplayed Black partners with Wind and Rainlogo std.pngWind and Rain and renames to Outplayed WARlogo std.pngOutplayed WAR[2]
EU
ANc Outplayedlogo std.pngOPDecember 20, Outplayed WARlogo std.pngOutplayed WAR renames to ANc Outplayedlogo std.pngOutplayed.
EU
ANc Outplayedlogo std.pngOPMay 10,
Shadow leaves.[3]
EU
Team Atlantislogo std.pngATLSeptember 14,
Shadow joins.
[4]
EU
Team Atlantislogo std.pngATLOctober (approx.),
Shadow leaves.
EU
Mousesportlogo std.pngMOUZMay (approx.),
Shadow joins.

Reeker leaves.
EU
Mousesportlogo std.pngMOUZOctober 1,
Shadow leaves.[5]
EU
MAD Lionslogo std.pngMADNovember 29,
Orome,
Shadow,
Humanoid,
Carzzy, and
Gistick join.
[7][8]
EU
MAD Lionslogo std.pngMADDecember 6,
Shadow and
Carzzy's contracts are updated in the GCD, expiring on 15 November 2021.[10]
EU
MAD Lionslogo std.pngMADMarch 20, Shadow renames to Shad0w.[11]
EU
Double Crunch Team Italylogo std 2.pngDCTIMay 27, Roster for the EU Face-Off is announced to be
Terenas,
Shadow,
KenRhen,
Noodlez,
Paolocannon, EddieNoise, and Moonboy.[12]
EU
MAD Lionslogo std.pngMADDecember 18,
Shad0w leaves.[6]
CN
Lgdlogo std.pngLGDJune 5,
shad0w joins.

Kui moves to substitute.[9]
CN
Lgdlogo std.pngLGDJune 22,
fearness and
shad0w's contracts are updated in the GCD, expiring on 22 November 2022.
xiye,
Kramer,
Mark,
Garvey, and
Kui's contracts are updated in the GCD, expiring on 16 November 2021.[13]

Biography[]

Trivia[]

  • Was born in Milan, Italy to a family of Chinese origin.
  • Started playing in Season 3.
  • Reached Challenger in Season 7, hitting EU West rank 1 in April 2018.
  • Dropped out of high school at age 16 to become a pro player.
  • Plays mid and bot in addition to jungle.
  • Was offered a spot on EDward Gaming in 2019, but declined due to disliking how hands-on the team was with their players.
  • He's the brother of Chinese streamer pigff.

Tournament Results[]

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

Minimum place

Shad0w Tournament Results
DatePlEventLast ResultTeamRoster
2021-08-0811 LPL 2021 Summer
7 - 9Blanklogo std.pngRR
Lgdlogo std.pngLGD Garvey,  fearness,  shad0w,  xiye,  Kramer,  Mark,  Maizijian,  Eimy
2020-09-2919 - 20 Worlds 2020
2 : 3SuperMassive Esportslogo std.pngSUP
MAD Lionslogo std.pngMAD Orome,  Shad0w,  Humanoid,  Carzzy,  Kaiser,  Mac,  Kaas
2020-08-304 LEC 2020 Summer Playoffs
0 : 3Rogue (European Team)logo std.pngRGE
MAD Lionslogo std.pngMAD Orome,  Shad0w,  Humanoid,  Carzzy,  Kaiser,  Mac,  Kaas
2020-08-092 LEC 2020 Summer
12 - 6Blanklogo std.pngRR
MAD Lionslogo std.pngMAD Orome,  Shad0w,  Humanoid,  Carzzy,  Kaiser,  Mac,  Kaas
2020-05-305 - 6 EU Face-Off 2020
0 - 2Blanklogo std.pngRR
Double Crunch Team Italylogo std 2.pngDCTI Terenas,  Shad0w,  KenRhen,  Noodlez,  Paulcannon
2020-04-183 LEC 2020 Spring Playoffs
1 : 3G2 Esportslogo std.pngG2
MAD Lionslogo std.pngMAD Orome,  Shad0w,  Humanoid,  Carzzy,  Kaiser,  Mac,  Kaas
2020-03-284 LEC 2020 Spring
11 - 7Blanklogo std.pngRR
MAD Lionslogo std.pngMAD Orome,  Shad0w,  Humanoid,  Carzzy,  Kaiser,  Mac,  Kaas
2019-09-283 - 4 EM 2019 Summer Main Event
0 : 3Berlin International Gaminglogo std.pngBIG
Mousesportlogo std.pngMOUZ Tolkin,  shadow,  nite,  Conjo,  Gistick,  Candyfloss
2019-08-231 Premier Tour 2019 Summer
3 : 2Berlin International Gaminglogo std.pngBIG
Mousesportlogo std.pngMOUZ Tolkin,  shadow,  nite,  Conjo,  Gistick,  Candyfloss
2019-08-043 - 4 ESLM 2019 Summer Playoffs
0 : 2FC Schalke 04 Esportslogo std.pngS04E
Mousesportlogo std.pngMOUZ Tolkin,  Shadow,  nite,  Conjo,  Gistick

Media[]

Post-Match Interviews

DateTournamentMatchLink
2020-08-28LEC 2020 Summer Playoffs
MAD Lionslogo std.pngMAD
vs
FC Schalke 04 Esportslogo std.pngS04
Link
2020-04-03LEC 2020 Spring Playoffs
G2 Esportslogo std.pngG2
vs
MAD Lionslogo std.pngMAD
Link
2020-03-28LEC 2020 Spring
Origenlogo std.pngOG
vs
MAD Lionslogo std.pngMAD
Link

Images[]

Redirects

The following pages redirect here:

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Gli Outplayed acquistano Zhi Qiang "Shadow" Zhao dagli Element Gaming (Italian) outplayed.it
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Outplayed si porta a livello europeo con i Wind and Rain (Italian) esports.thegamesmachine.it
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Outplayed's Facebook Post (Italian) facebook.com
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Team Atlantis' Tweet twitter.com
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Shadow's Tweet twitter.com
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 MAD Lions' Tweet twitter.com
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 MAD LIONS ENTER LEAGUE OF LEGENDS EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIPS overactive-media-group.prezly.com
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 MAD Lions' Tweet twitter.com
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 LGD Gaming's Weibo post weibo.com
  10. GCD Archive Pages: before change - EU - 2019-12-05; after change - EU - 2019-12-06
  11. MAD Lions' Tweet twitter.com
  12. LEC's Tweet twitter.com
  13. GCD Archive Pages: before change - CN - 2021-06-21; after change - CN - 2021-06-22
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