In the first best-of-five series of the 2021 League of Legends World Championship, Beyond Gaming completed the second ever reverse sweep in Worlds history. With their beloved bot laner, Chiu “Doggo” Tzu-Chuan, at the helm, BYG took down Galatasaray Esports in a stressful duel to keep their Worlds run alive. Where others may have faltered, Doggo pressed forward, recalling his recent experience on that very stage to finish out the series with a win.
Just a few months ago at the 2021 Mid-Season Invitational, PSG Talon’s bot laner was unable to attend the prestigious event with the Pacific Championship Series victors. PSG was left without their full roster and without a substitute of their own, requiring them to field a temporary sub or forfeit.
Enter Doggo, PSG’s MSI bot lane substitute that captured the hearts of fans around the world with his brazen play, charming smile and, well, an endearing in-game name.
His short stint on PSG Talon was like a mini-study-abroad trip, where he was able to learn under a new system, absorb information and gain the experience of international competition in a foreign land and an unfamiliar stage. Just a couple of weeks later, Doggo returned home to resume his role as bot laner for Beyond Gaming with a whole new understanding of the game, which eventually led to a