Based in China, Newbee is an established eSports company that was launched in 2014. The association has several squads playing different games that include Dota 2, Hearthstone and League of Legends. In the history of this organisation, a Guinness World Record was set for receiving the greatest prize reward, taking home with them an astonishing $5 million at The International 2014.
The LOL Squad was formerly known as Qiao Gu Reapers. In May 2016, the team changed its name to Newbee, forming a new roster of five team members, V, Swift, MorZB, Dade and HappyY.
Bao ‘V’ Bo is the gifted top laner in League of Legends. His playstyle and choice of heroes is spontaneous so he plays different strategies to help lead his squad to victory. In his latest tournament, 2016 LPL Spring Split he fared well playing the champions poppy, Nautilus, Maokai and Ryze. The unit’s way of team building is that the group member follow a fashion trend of dyeing their hair. V being very conservative about his appearance dyed his hair in a brown shade while his crew chose bright purples and greens.
Da-hoon ‘Swift’ Baek is a dynamic esports player playing the jungle position for his team. His playstyle is anticipating the opponent’s moves, always two steps ahead of his competitor through his frequent chosen champions Lee Sin, Jarvan IV, Elise and Riven. On Valentine’s day, Swift was jilted by a fan while handing out candy.
Zhang ‘MorZB’ Hong-Wei is Chinese cyber athlete whose duty within the unit is that of a support for Newbee. MorZB picks out his champions with strong escape tactics to allow protection of his allies. His potenitla and skill is brought out through his choice of favourite heroes like Annie and Leona.
Bae ‘Dade’ Eo-Jin is a South Korean gamer, the mid laner for Newbee. In September 2012, Dade began his gaming profession with CJ Entus, moving on to MVP Ozone, Samsung Galaxy, Master 3 and many more. His capabilities offer a wide range of heroes for both AP and AD roles. His competitive streak has made him a reputation for the smart moves by Zed and Yasuo. While playing with Samsung Galaxy, Dade was given the nickname ‘The General’ for his personality and his shotcalling.
Yu ‘HappyY’ Rui is a Chinese player with his duty as the AD Carry for NewBee. He has had the privilege to play with various teams such as LMQ, Royal Club, Vici Gaming and many more. With every squad he joined he showed great skill and potential in the carry position with his favourite heroes Ezreal, Vayne, Caitlyn.