Pan 'Mu' Zhang

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Nickame:
Mu
Team:
Game:
Total Earnings:
$1,390,711.91
Tournaments:
48
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

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