Tian Ye’s nickname Meiko, is a Chinese pro gamer, taking on the role as the LOL support for EDG. Starting out as a substitute, he made his way to step up to the starting position as a support. His preferred champions are Annie and Thresh by tricking and stunning enemies. Meiko’s strategical game plays made Edward Gaming one of the top Chinese teams.
Where it all began:
Tian began his esports gaming profession playing League of Legends for Rayunion in 2014. Acquiring the skills to be a better player, he joined best team in China, Edward Gaming as a Substitute by the end of 2014.
He soon made his mark in his in game performances with his heavy roaming playstyle that instantly synced with EDG’s strategies of aggression. Meiko was the key player to Edward Gaming’s successes.
Edward Gaming is a Chinese esports organisation that supports several units practicing different games such as Hearthstone, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive and League of Legends. The company was founded in 2013, starting out with a League of Legends team that was made up of former World Elite players in the spring of 2014.
EDG LOL roster consists of Mouse, Clearlove, Scout, Zet and Meiko. The lineup has the best gamers who take on the Jungle, support and carry positions in the hopes to make it big in the coming tournaments in 2017.
Meiko’s breakthrough in the International esports scene was at the Mid-Season Invitational 2015. Meiko and his EDG team won match against SK Telecom T1 with the score of 3:2, scooping a prize of $100K.
Tian participated in many other LOL events such as the Demacia Cup 2016, World Championship, LPL Spring and Summer events, G-League and the Intel Extreme Masters – Shenzhen.
Meiko’s greatest accomplishment was while with Edward Gaming winning the title of the 2016 LPL Summer Playoffs, walking away with an amazing prize of $217, 502.