Chao ‘Fenrir’ Lu is a dedicated Dota 2 top player, who forms part of Vici Gaming. Chao has the responsibility as team captain, leading his team while also playing the support position with his signature heroes, Shadow Demon, Skywrath Mage and Visage.
Other than playing video games, Fenrir likes to play card games and karaoke singing with his friends. He loves to catch up on anime tv series and listening to music, to help him calm down and relieve his nerves before games.
Where it all began:
The 28-year-old gamer originally got his nickname from a PlayStation game, Valkyrie Profile: Lenneth, based on Nordic Mythology. Fenrir is an evil monstrous wolf, magically chained for fear of his strength since he was the son of the demon, Loki.
Chao started his professional gaming career in Dota 2 in 2012 with Vici Gaming. Fenrir is well known for playing alongside Fy, for they were famous for being the strongest support duo. He also played with EHOME for a couple of months but returned to VG to form part of the new Dota roster in 2016.
Vici Gaming is a professional esports company that was founded in September 2012. An association dedicated to becoming the world’s largest gaming organisation that has teams competing in Dota 2, League of Legends, Starcraft II, Warcraft, FIFA and CS: GO.
ViCi is a Latin word meaning 'I Conquered' from Ceasar’s famous words “Veni, Vidi, Vici” which means “I come, I see, I conquer”. The name of the squad reflects how ambitious the team is in esports.
Vici Gaming is a Chinese Dota squad was established in October 2012 by Fengdidi. Since then, the squad has built a reputation for their great results in competitions. To continue the Vici Legacy is the current dota 2 roster of pro players, Paparazi, Ori, eLeVeN, LaNm and Fenrir as the squad captain.
Fenrir and his current team, Vici gaming have recently participated in the China qualifiers of EPICENTER XL, DreamLeague Season 9 and the GESC Indonesia Dota 2 Minor. Some of the prestigious esports events that Vici Fenrir has taken part in include PGL The Bucharest Major, ESL One Katowice, ESL One Genting and the Captains Draft 4.0.
Fenrir’s impressive achievement was at The International 4 while playing for VG, on their way to the finals Vici Gaming beat several squads like Evil Geniuses, Team DK and Cloud 9. Fenrir and his team faced Newbee coming to a close second they won an astonishing $1.4 million.
Another outstanding accomplishment for Chao was at TI 5 playing for VG. They reached the semi-finals losing to LGD Gaming, finishing in fourth place. Fenrir and his team took home the prize pool of a staggering $1.5 million.