The professional team VGJ. Thunder is a Dota 2 team that falls under the esports organisation, Vici Gaming which is based in Shanghai, China. The association was established in September 2012, supporting several teams in CS: GO, FIFA, League of Legends, Starcraft and Warcraft.
Vici Gaming was derived from ‘Veni, Vidi, Vici’ which is latin for “I come, I see, I conquer’, famous words spoken by Ceasar, the Roman Emperor.
VGJ was created in September 2016 through an agreement between VG and the pro Basketball player Jeremy Lin, who endorsed the squad, in fact the J in the team name refers to him.
VGJ Thunder have recently participated in the Major dota 2 tournament, Galaxy Battles II: Emerging Worlds. The professional squad defeated top team, Evil Genuises, taking home a prize of $200K. They have also taken part in the qualifying matches of the StarLadder Invitational, ESL One Katowice 2018 as well as The Bucharest Major as the China qualfiers acquiring a spot for the main event which will be held in March 2018.
Sun ‘Agressif’ Zheng is a Chinese gamer playing for VG.J. Sun takes on the role of carry with his signature heroes Gyrocopter, Phantom Lancer and Ember Spirit. Agressif has a bit of a temper which reflects in his aggressive playstyle, moving around picking fights. Zheng’s dream is that one day he and his team will win The International Championship.
Liu ‘Freeze’ Chang is a Dota 2 pro for VG.J, taking on the position of Solo middle with signature heroes like Ember Spirit, Queen of Pain and Outworld Devourer. He may not be as famous but he has proven time and time again his gaming skills and talent in the game.
Bai ‘rOtk’ Fan is a professional Dota 2 cyber athlete who is the team captain of team VG.J. He takes on the position of offlaner with his favourite champions like Tidehunter, Dark seer and Clockwerk. As the in-game leader, rOtk makes sure that all players are focused in practice, analysing strategies, setting up team meetings and preparing research before tournaments on opponents.
Xu ‘fy’ Linsen is a Dota player who competes for VG.J, giving the support his team mates will need with his favourite heroes Crystal Maiden, Sand King and Skywrath Mage. Fy is best known for his Rubick game plays impressing esports spectators and Warcraft players.
Lu ‘Fenrir’ Chao is a Chinese support gamer playing for his team VG.J. He shows his gaming talents and experience through heroes like Shadow Demon and Visage. Fenrir enjoys playing card games and karaoke singing with his friends.