Wang 'Banana' Jiao

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Nickame:
Banana
Team:
Game:
Total Earnings:
$1,279,561.56
Tournaments:
44
World Ranking:
19
Country Ranking:
9
Wang Banana Jiao

Biography

Wang ‘Banana’ Jiao is a professional cyber athlete coaching in Dota 2 for LGD Gaming and is also steps in as a substitute for the unit. At The International 2016, Banana had to play in instead of the player, September who had issues with his visa.    

LGD Gaming coach Banana

Where it all began:

In 2009, Wang began competing in Dota for the squads, xFy, Nirvana.cn and Radiance. In 2012, there were a lot of esport players like Wang that made the switch to Dota 2 and joined the squad Online Kingdom.

From then on he played with other Dota 2 teams like Tongfu, Invictus Gaming and Newbee before joining his current team LGD. When Wang used to compete, he would take on the support role for his team using a few of his signature Dota 2 champions like Enchantress, Rubick and Chen.

The Team:

LGD Gaming is an esports company founded in China that sponsored a Dota squad, For the Dream and also has a League of Legends unit.    

LGD Gaming team

The LGD Dota 2 consists of five pro players who have made quite a reputation in the Chinese and Asian gaming world. The successes they have had so far at the competitions show the potential of this unit.     

Competition Participation:

As a pro player, Banana has participated in many big events, like Dota 2 Super League with the squad, Tongfu that won against Team DK, at 2013 WPC ACE with Invictus Gaming they finishing in second place. Banana also played for Newbee at the World Cyber Arena 2014 where they won over Cloud9 for the sensational prize of $322K. 

World Cyber Arena 2014

Winnings:

The competition that will bring glorious memories would have to be at The International 2014 while Banana was with Newbee winning over Vici Gaming and taking home the spectacular prize of $5million.   

Tournament Placing

Date Tournament Rank Prize Game
13 Aug 2016 The International 2016 9th-12th $311,557.00 Dota 2
21 Nov 2015 The Frankfurt Major 2015 13th-16th $30,000.00 Dota 2
8 Aug 2015 The International 2015 13th-16th $55,288.84 Dota 2
5 Jul 2015 WCA 2015 Chinese Qualifiers (Dota 2) 9th-16th $3,222.40 Dota 2
23 May 2015 i-league Season 3 (Dota 2) 4th $29,417.49 Dota 2
21 May 2015 MarsTV Dota 2 League 2015 - Chinese League 4th $8,072.54 Dota 2
9 Feb 2015 DAC 2015 13th-16th $30,575.00 Dota 2
30 Dec 2014 ECL 2014 Autumn (Dota 2) 1st $16,109.00 Dota 2
7 Dec 2014 NESO 2014 (Dota 2) 1st $24,389.40 Dota 2
16 Nov 2014 IeSF 2014 World Championship (Dota 2) 1st $25,000.00 Dota 2
2 Nov 2014 NEST 2014 (Dota 2) 3rd-4th $4,902.60 Dota 2
5 Oct 2014 WCA 2014 (Dota 2) 1st $325,800.00 Dota 2
28 Sep 2014 i-League Season 1 5th-8th $7,700.00 Dota 2
7 Sep 2014 WEC 2014 (Dota 2) 4th $8,142.65 Dota 2
21 Jul 2014 The International 2014 1st $5,028,308.00 Dota 2
25 Jun 2014 V Games Tournament Season 2 2nd $3,208.40 Dota 2
24 Jun 2014 WVW 2nd $1,285.21 Dota 2
24 Jun 2014 WVW NESC 2nd $1,283.79 Dota 2
23 Jun 2014 GEST The Challenge June 3rd $1,000.00 Dota 2
22 Jun 2014 CDEC 2014 2nd $4,820.17 Dota 2
15 Jun 2014 ECL 2014 (Dota 2) 2nd $3,220.74 Dota 2
2 Jun 2014 WPC 2014 3rd $16,049.00 Dota 2
25 May 2014 MarsTV Dota 2 League 1st $16,034.89 Dota 2
19 Jan 2014 G-League 2013 Season 1 (Dota 2) 2nd $8,267.61 Dota 2
7 Jan 2014 Red Bull ECL 2013 (Dota 2) 1st $16,527.11 Dota 2
1 Jan 2014 WPC ACE Dota 2 League 2nd $49,570.39 Dota 2
28 Dec 2013 Fengyun Dota 2 Tournament 3rd $824.45 Dota 2
4 Dec 2013 Sina Cup Supernova Season 2 3rd $820.82 Dota 2
10 Nov 2013 NEST 2013 (Dota 2) 2nd $11,497.18 Dota 2
16 Sep 2013 Sina Cup Supernova 1st $2,941.23 Dota 2
11 Aug 2013 The International 2013 4th $201,208.00 Dota 2
9 Jul 2013 Alienware Cup 2013 Season 1 5th-6th $3,000.00 Dota 2
6 Jul 2013 Dota 2 Super League 1st $84,788.60 Dota 2
15 May 2013 AMD Premier League Season 1 1st $3,000.00 Dota 2
4 Dec 2011 SMM Grand National 2011 2nd $7,997.18
13 Nov 2011 World DotA Championship 2011 4th $1,576.64
6 Jan 2011 WGT 2010 Global Final (DotA) 2nd $2,263.38
31 Dec 2010 G-League 2010 Season 5 (DotA) 1st $7,585.41
5 Dec 2010 SMM Grand National 2010 3rd $4,457.18
14 Nov 2010 World DotA Championship 2010 1st $15,068.18
7 Nov 2010 The DotA Razer Global Challenge 1st $8,000.00
24 Oct 2010 TopGamer 2nd $1,501.66
20 Jul 2010 WCG China 2010 1st $2,950.18
30 Dec 2009 ADL 2009 1st $8,789.28
5 Oct 2014 World Cyber Arena 2014 (Dota 2) 1st $325,800.00 Dota 2