Wang ‘old chicken’ Zhiyong is a 24-year-old esports player from China that practices Dota 2 professionally. He trains in the solo middle position with the knowledge and skills to handle the carry role when the need arises for his team, EHOME. Wang plays his best game plays with signature dota 2 characters like Death Prophet, Shadow Fiend and Outworld Devourer.
Where it all began:
He began his competitive esports career back in 2015 with the team, Energy Pacemaker. He and his unit showed the gaming scene their capabilities in-game which proved successful. Wang and his squad, EP placed third in the qualifiers of TI 5, which had led the signing of players with better esports teams at the time. The pro player, old chicken then signed with EHOME, reaching his potential under the guidance of his veteran teammates.
EHOME is a Chinese esports team that was founded in 2004 to become one of the oldest squads in the gaming scene. The association supports different units that compete in Dota 2, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, Overwatch and PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds to continue breaking records.
EHOME created their Dota 2 team back in 2007 and have since made a name for themselves in the gaming scene. The current roster consists of pro players like cty, old chicken, Faith_bian, Hym and y’ who continue to do pursue their dreams playing dota 2.
EHOME old chicken has participated in the most recent qualifying matches like ESL One Katowice 2018, StarLadder i-League Invitational #4, The Bucharest Major, ESL One Genting 2018 among many tournaments. As for the major or minor esports tournaments, EHOME has taken part in the ProDota Cup China #2, MDL Macau, The Major League and WESG 2017 China Finals.
Old chicken and his dota 2 team have faced top esports teams like LGD.Forever Young, VGJ.Thunder, Invictus Gaming, Rock.Y, Execration, IG Vitality, Vici Gaming and Eclipse. Wang learnt different strategies and improved on the mistakes that gave him and his team the boost they need to be a top dota team.
The greatest win was at The International 2016 competing for EHOME. The dota 2 squad lost against Digital Chaos 0-2 in the Lower Brackets Round 4. EH managed to finish the esports tournament ranking in fifth place to win a prize of $934K.
Another achievement for old chicken was at The Frankfurt Major 2015, playing for EHOME. In the premier match, the dota unit managed to reach the Lower Brackets round 5, only to lose against OG. EH finished in fourth place to claim their second great reward of $255K.
The third accomplishment for EHOME old chicken was the MarsTV Dota 2 League 2015 Winter. The dota 2 squad won over Mineski and Complexity in the Group Stages. The esports team dominated the competition beating the likes of Evil Geniuses, Vici Gaming and OG. Reaching the Grand Finals, EH defeated Evil Geniuses again with an unbeatable record 3-0, taking the premier title to claim their prize of $124K.