Jung ‘Impact’ Eon-Yeong is a South Korean top laner competing for Cloud 9. Becoming a better player, he has the skills and abilities to handle different roles such as support, jungler and top lane with a wide hero pool.
Jung is widely known for his impact in tournaments especially for his ‘Top Die’ game plays just before killing off the enemy. His goal is to qualify for the World Championships and perform his best in every match.
Where it all began:
Impact never did find studying academics all that fun. He dropped out of college when he got an offer to pursue his passion of gaming. In 2012, Jung started competing in League of Legends for Xenics Storm playing the jungler position. After a couple of scrims, he switched to a more fun support helping his team mates with heroes like Alistair, Lee Sin and Gangplank.
Cloud 9 is an American esports company that supports several squads like CS:GO, Hearthstone, Overwatch, Call of Duty, Dota 2 as well as League of Legends.
C9 LOL team was created in 2013, originally made up of former Quantic Gaming players that used to play under Cloud 9 G2A in representation of their sponsor. Five years later, the unit has shown their true potential becoming the best esports team awarded by The Game Awards 2016.
Eon-Yeong has participated in many LOL tournaments putting on an entertaining show for esports fans at the 2016 NA LCS Playoffs, proving his worth as one of the top laners.
Through his career over the years he has taken part in Rising Stars Invitationals, IEM X Cologne, 2015 World Championships, 2015 NA LCS Spring and Summer matches.
Although Impact’s regular season was not so great, he helped earn his team, Cloud 9 a spot in the World Championships 2016. Losing to Samsung Galaxy, C9 took home their highest prize yet of $268K at the event, finishing 5th place.