Yiliang Peng is a professional League of Legends player and has competed as part of some of the best teams in the world. His journey into a full tie gaming career was challenging, but over the course of his nearly decade long career, he has seen monumental success.
As a professional gamer, Yiliang has predominantly played as an AD Carry (Attack Damage). He has competed on a host of high profile teams including Epik Gamer, Curse Gaming, Counter Logic Gaming, and Team SoloMid, currently, he is a member of Team Liquid. Throughout his career, Yiliang has competed under the alias ‘doublelift’ and has won numerous major events. Some of his first-place titles include Leauge of Legends Rift Rivals (a cross-regional event), National ESL Pro Series 4 and fourth in the World Championships. A career highlight for Yiliang is his seven North American League of Legends Championship Series first places.
Starting his career in 2011 at his first major competition, Yiliang traveled from California to Sweden to compete in the Riot Season 1 Championship at DreamHack. He gained the attention of another player, that is referred to as HotshotGG, who asked him to join the Counter Logic Gaming Team as a substitute support player. Soon he progressed to Epik Gamer as a starter and the Curse Gaming. The most successful period of his career was after joining Team SoloMid in 2015 and most recently Team Liquid.
Over the course of Yiliang’s high profile career, he has been honored with a number of awards. These include the 2018 Most Valued Player Award at the Leauge of Legends Championship Series, and in the 2019 finals of the same event. He has also been voted as the All-Star Player of League of Legends for five years, proving how popular he is with fans and competitors. In 2016 he became the first League of Legends player to reach one thousand kills in the championships, three years later the 100 Kills Club has still only been achieved by a few.
Peak performance, eSports stardom, and League of Legends competitions are just some of the topics Yiliang will cover as a speaker. He is used to performing for audiences and entertaining a crowd, which he will do with ease at your event. Whether you require a professional gamer or a sportsmanship role model, Yiliang is an ideal choice to elevate an evening with educated discussion.