Chen ‘CTY’ Tianyu is a 23-year-old professional player from China, who competes in Dota 2 for EHOME. He takes on the responsibility of the solo middle position and also has the ability to play the carry role. He shows off his best gameplays with signature dota 2 characters, Queen of Pain, Storm Spirit and Juggernaut.
In his free time, he likes to go out and have fun with his teammates or play some games. Once in a while, he likes to interact with his fans he knows well dining with them, which is quite fun and motivational for him to keep on doing what he does best, playing Dota 2.
Where it all began:
In 2011, Chen was already a well-known talented pub star, playing Defense of the Ancients. HIs gaming skills were spotted by Vici Gaming and that was when his professional gaming career took off in October 2012. Tianyu’s first esports tournament was the premier match, G-League Season 2 losing to LGD Gaming.
Cty has acquired the skills he has today through his commitment to being a better player. He learnt different strategies and gameplay, having a wide hero pool. Competing for teams like Rising Stars, HyperGloryTeam and DK, Chen has the ability to play solo-mid and carry roles.
EHOME is a Chinese esports company that was founded in 2004 and has become one of the oldest gaming teams. The association currently supports units that compete in Dota 2, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, Overwatch and PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, making a name for themselves in the esports scene.
EHOME created their Dota 2 team in 2007, becoming worldly known as the most successful gaming squad. The current EHOME roster of professional players consists of cty, old chicken, Faith_bian, Hym and y’, who will continue to take their gaming careers to new heights.
Cty and his Dota team, EHOME have recently taken part in the qualifying matches of the ESL One Katowice 2018, StarLadder i-League Invitational #4 and The Bucharest Major as the Chinese qualifiers. The Major tournaments that Cty played for EHOME include MDL Macau, Perfect World Masters, The Shanghai Major 2016 and the MarsTV Dota 2 League 2015 Winter.
Tianyu has had the experience playing for Vici Gaming back in 2016 where he took part in Dota 2 Professional League Season 1, WCA 2016 and G-League 2016. Trying to earn a spot, Cty together with VG have participated in The International 2016 qualifiers, ESL One Frankfurt Chinese qualifiers, The Manila Major among many more esports tournaments.
The highest win for Chen so far was at The International 2015 while competing for EHOME at the time. Advancing through the Dota 2 tournament, dota squad beat Team Secret in the Upper Brackets Round 1, progressing to the next stage. In UB Round 2, EHOME lost to Vici Gaming with a score 0-2 in the Lower Brackets Round 4, finishing in fifth place, they took home an amazing reward of $1.1 million.
Cty’s second great achievement was with EHOME was the premier match, The Frankfurt Major 2015. The top dota team seemed to be dominating the lower brackets winning over top Dota 2 teams like Newbee Young, Vega Squadron and LGD Gaming. The Chinese Dota 2 team were defeated by OG to finish in fourth place, taking home a remarkable prize of $255K.