Taiwan spot gets booked for eXTREMESLAND 2018

Aditya Singh Rawat

11th, Aug, 2018

11th August witnessed the completion of the first regional qualifier for ZOWIE eXTREMESLAND 2018, as 'Team Sad Story' wins the Taiwan Qualifier.

This is the second time in a row that the team is qualifying for eXTREMESLAND from the Taiwan region. They played under the banner of ‘Talon Esports’ in 2017


The following teams had qualified for the LAN Qualifier, which followed a BO3, single elimination format. 

  • Team LZR 

  • Team Launchpad Derail 

  • Team Sad Story 

  • Team Jabberwock 

Facing stiff competition in the semis, ‘Sad Story’ managed to win against ‘Jabberwock’ taking the series ‘2-0’. They faced ‘Launchpad Derail’ in the finals, whom they easily bested with a quick ‘2-0’ victory.


Winning the Final LAN Qualifiers, the team has managed to qualify for the ‘Shanghai Finals’ and will be representing Taiwan in the tournament while contesting for the ‘$100,000’ prize pool. 

These are the players that made it happen for ‘Team Sad Story’: 

  • Guo-Shuo ‘RaiNy’ LI 

  • Sheng-Yu ‘Naimres’ Mao 

  • Guan-Yu ‘Sayoko’ Lin 

  • Sheng-Lun ‘crazyface’ Zhang 

  • PinYang ‘Dark’ Wang 


We wish ‘Team Sad Story’ the best of luck in their journey ahead, we will continue to update as the journey towards the ‘Shanghai Showdown’ unravels, one-fold at a time! 


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