Pan 'Mu' Zhang

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Nickame:
Mu
Team:
Game:
Total Earnings:
$1,390,711.91
Tournaments:
World Ranking:
23
Country Ranking:
10
Newbee MU

Biography

Zhang ‘Mu’ Pan is a retired Dota 2 player that hails from China. Mu was very talented and hot headed as a professional gamer, well-known for his high rewards and risky calculated moves in the mid lane.

Zhang Mu Pan

Mu was a big help to several squads, being trustworthy and dependable that brought success in every team he joined. In Pan’s free time expressing his joy, he likes listening to music and for comical fun he would sing loudly.   

Where it all began:

Pan’s competitive streak started in 2011 playing DotA with PanDarea until March 2012. He made the switch to Dota 2 joining Tongfu as their mid laner participating in his very first match, The International 2012: East Qualifiers for which they went through to compete in TI2. After winning Dota 2 Super League, with Mu’s help, Tongfu became one of the best teams in China.  

Dota 2 superleague

After the Red Bull ECL 2013 Grand Finals match, Mu joined Newbee in time for the Starladder qualifiers and the next TI4.

The Team:

The Chinese esports association, Newbee was founded by xiao8 in 2014 and owned by Wang ‘Zei9’ Yue. The organisation supports four teams that specialise in different games like Dota, Hearthstone and League of Legends.

newbee team4

In 2014, Newbee dota set a new Guinness World Record for winning The International 2014 for the highest prize of a jaw-dropping $5 million at the time.

Competition Participation:

Since the beginning of Zhang’s gaming career, he has participated in every TI since 2012. Mu and his team Newbee beat LGD Gaming in MarsTV Dota 2 League 2014, ranking in first place winning a prize pool of $16K.

marsdota2

Another squad Cloud 9 was beaten by Newbee in the World Cyber Arena 2014 finishing in the first place for a prize pool of $322K. Several other teams Newbee won include Vici Gaming, CDEC, Invictus Gaming, EHome and Wings Gaming.  

Winnings:

The greatest win for Mu and Newbee Dota 2 was winning The International 2014 against Vici Gaming in the grand finals that won them a whopping $5 million.

Newbee winners TI4

After participating at The International 2016, Mu announced his retirement from competitive Dota 2, the game that brought him glory, joy and hope. 

Tournament Placing

DateTournamentRankPrizeGame
13 Aug 2016The International 20169th-12th$311,557.00Dota 2
10 Jul 2016Dota2 Professional League Season 12nd$14,000.00Dota 2
10 Jul 2016Nanyang Dota 2 Championships Season 21st$100,609.00Dota 2
3 Jul 2016NEA Beijing 2016 (Dota 2)2nd$37,590.00Dota 2
12 Jun 2016The Manila Major 20163rd$315,000.00Dota 2
19 May 2016WCA 2016 Chinese Qualifier #1 (Dota 2)5th-8th$1,528.98Dota 2
15 May 2016EPICENTER2nd$100,000.00Dota 2
6 Mar 2016The Shanghai Major 20169th-12th$45,000.00Dota 2
31 Jan 2016MarsTV Dota 2 League Winter 20155th-6th$13,864.00Dota 2
2 Jan 2016Shangai Dota 2 Open 20162nd$15,355.00Dota 2
21 Nov 2015The Frankfurt Major 201513th-16th$30,000.00Dota 2
8 Aug 2015The International 201513th-16th$55,288.84Dota 2
5 Jul 2015WCA 2015 Chinese Qualifiers (Dota 2)9th-16th$3,222.40Dota 2
23 May 2015i-league Season 3 (Dota 2)4th$29,417.49Dota 2
21 May 2015MarsTV Dota 2 League 2015 - Chinese League4th$8,072.54Dota 2
9 Feb 2015DAC 201513th-16th$30,575.00Dota 2
30 Dec 2014ECL 2014 Autumn (Dota 2)1st$16,109.00Dota 2
7 Dec 2014NESO 2014 (Dota 2)1st$24,389.40Dota 2
16 Nov 2014IeSF 2014 World Championship (Dota 2)1st$25,000.00Dota 2
2 Nov 2014NEST 2014 (Dota 2)3rd-4th$4,902.60Dota 2
5 Oct 2014WCA 2014 (Dota 2)1st$325,800.00Dota 2
28 Sep 2014i-League Season 15th-8th$7,700.00Dota 2
7 Sep 2014WEC 2014 (Dota 2)4th$8,142.65Dota 2
21 Jul 2014The International 20141st$5,028,308.00Dota 2
25 Jun 2014V Games Tournament Season 22nd$3,208.40Dota 2
24 Jun 2014WVW2nd$1,285.21Dota 2
24 Jun 2014WVW NESC2nd$1,283.79Dota 2
23 Jun 2014GEST The Challenge June3rd$1,000.00Dota 2
22 Jun 2014CDEC 20142nd$4,820.17Dota 2
15 Jun 2014ECL 2014 (Dota 2)2nd$3,220.74Dota 2
2 Jun 2014WPC 20143rd$16,049.00Dota 2
25 May 2014MarsTV Dota 2 League1st$16,034.89Dota 2
19 Jan 2014G-League 2013 Season 1 (Dota 2)3rd-4th$1,653.52Dota 2
7 Jan 2014Red Bull ECL 2013 (Dota 2)3rd$1,652.71Dota 2
28 Dec 2013Fengyun Dota 2 Tournament2nd$2,473.35Dota 2
10 Nov 2013NEST 2013 (Dota 2)3rd$8,212.27Dota 2
16 Sep 2013Sina Cup Supernova2nd$980.41Dota 2
11 Aug 2013The International 20134th$201,208.00Dota 2
9 Jul 2013Alienware Cup 2013 Season 15th-6th$3,000.00Dota 2
6 Jul 2013Dota 2 Super League1st$84,788.60Dota 2
15 May 2013AMD Premier League Season 11st$3,000.00Dota 2
9 Mar 2013G-League 2012 Season 2 (Dota 2)3rd-4th$1,609.14Dota 2
2 Dec 2012WCG 2012 (DotA: Allstars)1st$10,000.00
14 Sep 2012ACE Dota Pro-league 2012 Season 13rd-4th$3,165.91
2 Sep 2012The International 20127th-8th$25,000.00Dota 2
13 Jan 2012WGT 2012 Global Final (DotA)2nd$3,171.23
31 Dec 2011ECL 2011 Finals (DotA)4th$794.37
13 Nov 2011World DotA Championship 20112nd$4,729.92
5 Oct 2014World Cyber Arena 2014 (Dota 2)1st$325,800.00Dota 2
15 May 2016EPICENTER 2016 - Dota 2 Finals2nd$100,000.00Dota 2