Lee ‘Flame’ Ho-Jong is a Korean top laner competing for Immortals League of Legends team. Through his career of professional gaming, he has grown to be a fearsome legend in Korean tournaments and will no doubt stand out in the American esports scene.
In his free time other than gaming, he likes to work out while listening to music and play sports, giving him the freedom to release stress to feel motivated.
Where it all began:
Lee studied computer programming in school which led him into the world of esports. After Flame moved to Seoul in the heart of Korea, the gaming capital, he found the motivation to be a pro player and joined the LOL squad, Azubu Blaze as their top laner in 2012.
A dream of Ho-Jung has always been to be a top player in Korea and now in North America he would like to attend the World Championships to prove his worth to the gaming community.
Immortals is an American gaming association that was established in October 2015. The main goal of the IMT company is to strengthen and sustain esports with their competitive lineups in LOL, CS:GO, Overwatch, Super Smash Bros and Vain Glory.
Immortals acquired the former Team 8 gamers so as to compete in the NA LCS LOL Championships. Apart from Flame, the current League of Legends roster includes Dardoch, Pobelter, Cody Sun and Olleh.
Competitions and Winnings:
Flame has participated in the 2015 LPL Spring, IEM X San Jose and Intel Extreme Masters XI Gyeonggi, 2016 LCK Spring Split. The most recent esports tournament was the 2017 NA LCS Spring 2017, finishing in seventh place.
The largest prize Flame earned was when he competed for 2015 LPL Summer Playoffs with LGD Gaming. They unit won the title against Qiao Gu Reapers with the record of 3:2, taking home a prize of $128K. Another great achievement for Ho-Jong was being awarded the Top MVP award at the 2013 Korea Esports Awards.