|Coaches:||Xu "JoKerJ" Fei |
Ji "Aaron" Xing
|Managers:||Pei "King" Le |
He "vekyhe" Qinghui
|Team Captain:||Yu "Misaya" Jingxi|
|Number of Players:||5|
|Created:||March 21, 2011|
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Team WE, the very first eSports club based in China, formed their first League of Legends team in March of 2011. Initially gaining recognition for their Warcraft 3 division, WE also sponsors players and teams for StarCraft II and DotA.
Team WE, once known simply as World Elite, is a pioneering esports organization based in Shanghai, China. They were originally a Warcraft 3 based team, housing many renown players such as Li "Sky" Xiaofeng, a legendary human-main dubbed as the "Human Emperor". The team turned 8 years old as of April 14, 2013. In 2011 Team WE created their first League of Legends team.
Team WE announced the formation of a League of Legends team in March 2011.  The newly formed lineup quickly achieved success in major tournaments, taking 1st in IEM Season VI - Global Challenge Guangzhou, 1st in the LoL Pro League, and 1st at Tencent Games Carnival 2011.  They fell to Invictus Gaming in the Chinese national finals for the 2011 World Cyber Games.  With a first place finish at Guangzhou, the team was ensured a slot for the IEM Season VI - World Championship, but due to visa complications, they were unable to attend.  WE qualified for IPL5 and the Season 2 World Championship in May 2012.
Team WE received an invite to Azubu The Champions Summer 2012, which would be their first test against non-Chinese teams since Guangzhou; they only managed to place in the top eight, losing 0-2 in the quarterfinals to CLG EU.  Expectations were high for WE at IPL Face Off: San Francisco Showdown in August, but they underperformed once again and finished just 5th-6th, losing in succession to Team Legion and Curse Gaming. These disappointing results led to the departures of YJTM and if, who were replaced by ClearLove and Fzzf.
At the Season 2 World Championship in October of 2012, Team WE was given a bye through the group stage. After a random drawing, they were placed against CLG EU in the round of eight, a rematch of their quarterfinal from Azubu The Champions Summer 2012. However, technical issues marred the best-of-three. The teams split the first two games before failed remakes and dropped connections forced rescheduling. In the postponed third and final match, a slow and grinding game ended up in CLG's favor. Team WE finished 5th-8th and brought home $ 75,000.
After winning the Chinese Online Qualifier for IPL5, Team WE traveled to Las Vegas to compete with fifteen other teams for the $ 100,000 prizepool. In the group stages, Team WE advanced first in their group 2-0 with victories over Fnatic and Azubu Blaze. Then in the Winner's Bracket, they went on to defeat Moscow Five (2-0), CLG EU (2-0), and once again defeating Fnatic, this time 2-1 to secure a spot in the Grand Finals where they would face Fnatic for a third time. Starting up one game in a best of five, Team WE came out victorious with a 3-1 victory to become the IPL5 Champions.
In their first major tournament in 2013, the GIGABYTE StarsWar League/Season 2, they trampled the group stage, winning every best of 2 set except against their biggest rival, Invictus Gaming, which ended in a draw. Much like IPL5, they won most of the bracket stage with almost perfect records. 2-0 against the Taipei Assassins and 3-1 against Invictus Gaming in the semifinals, WE was posed to take the tournament like they did with pretty much every single tournament they played in the past half year. But a slump hit few key members on the team such as Weixiao and team coordination was overwhelmed by miscommunication. Despite have a one win advantage due to being the winners of the winners bracket, they lost to Invictus Gaming in the grand finals 2-3.
The week before the SWL and the weeks after, the team underperformed against teams like OMG and Invictus Gaming, losing games to even teams like Royal Club Huang Zu, barely holding their top 3 spot. Despite the recent slump and less than expected performance, they managed to keep their perfect record against Positive Energy and take a game off of Invictus Gaming, in the 7th week of 2013 LPL Spring/Regular Season
Week 8 of the 2013 LPL Spring/Regular Season Team WE suffered one of their most devastating and humiliating defeats of the entire season, losing the [Wings of Aurora] in their first match of the week. During Day 2, they played a rough and slow game versus Royal Club Huang Zu, only winning in the end due to a decisive call made by Weixiao to base race.
Week 9 was dubbed by Chinese fans as "the Week WE returned" as they barely lost to OMG, and completely dominated Positive Energy and Invictus Gaming with the latter again not banning out Twisted Fate.
With the final week of of the 2013 LPL Spring/Regular Season looming ahead, the team had to also prepare for the upcoming NVIDIA Game Festival 2013 which they had to face OMG in the semifinals and Royal Club Huang Zu in the grand finals. By the end of the week, the team took first place in the tournament defeating Royal Club Huang Zu 2-0 in the best out of 3 series.
- March 21st, Team WE forms a team with Ayaya, Misaya, JoKer, YJTM, and if.
- July, 2nd place at Tencent Game Arena Grand Prix 2011.
- August 7th, 2nd place at WCG China Finals.
- August 12th, Ayaya leaves.
- August, Weixiao joins.
- October 5th, 1st place at IEM Season VI - Global Challenge Guangzhou.
- November 19th, 1st place at Tencent Games Carnival 2011.
- November 21th, YMS retires.
- November 23rd, CaoMei joins.
- January 13th, 1st place at World GameMaster Tournament 2012.
- June 17th, 2nd place at StarsWar 7.
- June 23rd, 1st place at Tencent Game Arena Grand Prix 2012.
- August 25th, ClearLove replaces YJTM. 
- September 6th, if leaves. 
- September 10th, Fzzf joins. 
- October 10th, 5th-8th place at Season 2 World Championship.
- October 28th, 1st place at World e-Sports Masters 2012.
- November 25th, 1st place at Tencent Games Arena Grand Prix Winter 2012.
- December 2nd , 1st place at IGN ProLeague Season 5
 Player Roster
|WeiXiao||Gao Xue-Cheng (高学成)||AD|
|Misaya||Yu Jing-Xi (禹景曦)||Mid|
|CaoMei||Wei Han-Dong (魏汉东)||Top|
|Troll||Ming Kai (明凯)||Jungle|
|FZZF||Feng Zhuo-Jun (冯卓君)||Support|
|if||Cui Yi (崔毅)||Support||Invictus Gaming 2|
|Ayaya||Li Ling-Zhi (李凌志)||Jungle||LGD Gaming|
|JoKerJ||Xu Fei (许飞)||Jungle||Coach|
|YMS||Shu Wen (舒文)||Top||Retired|
|YJTM||Wu Song-Jun (吴松骏)||Jungle|
|King||Pei Le (裴乐)||Manager|
|vekyhe||He Qing-Hui (何庆辉)||Manager|
|JoKerJ||Xu Fei (许飞)||Coach|
|Aaron||Ji Xing (姬星)||Analyst|
 Team Achievements
|In Major Tournaments|
|2012-12-29||1st||HAN Pro League||3 : 0||Positive Energy||¥ 20,000|
|2012-11-19||1st||Enter the Dragon||3 : 0||KT Rolster A||₩ 6,000,000|
|2012-11-11||1st||GIGABYTE StarsWar League||4 : 0||LGD Gaming||¥ 40,000|
|2012-11-03||1st||International e-Culture Festival 2012||2 : 1||Invictus Gaming||$ 14,000|
|2012-09-27||1st||Ultimate Game Tournament||2 : 0||Invictus Gaming||¥ 20,000|
|2012-06-17||2nd||StarsWar 7||1 : 2||Taipei Assassins||¥ 15,000|
|2012-04-30||1st||NVIDIA Game Festival 2012||2 : 1||Taipei Assassins||$ 6,000|
- December 1st, 2012 - IPL 5 Panky interviews WE's manager/analyst (video) with Reign of Gaming
- December 2nd, 2012 - IPL5 LOL Winner Team WE (video) with IGN ProLeague
 See Also
- World Elite Preview: Season Two World Finals by ggChronicle
- ↑ Team WE formed replays.net
- ↑ IEM Season VI - Global Challenge Guangzhou esl-world.net
- ↑ WE Places 1st at Tencent Games Carnival 2011 games.qq.com
- ↑ WCG 2011 China Finals youku.com
- ↑ Against All Authority replaces WE at CeBIT esl-world.net
- ↑ Azubu The Champions Summer 2012 Results "ognlol.com"
- ↑ Team WE正式成立英雄联盟LOL战队 (Chinese) lol.replays.net
- ↑ WE队长小饭离队 (Chinese) lol.replays.net
- ↑ Interview with Weixiao (Formerly Furrystyle) of WE clgaming.net
- ↑ WE战队夜梦书退役 TGC夺冠后完美离开 (Chinese) lol.plu.cn
- ↑ WE新队员确认！若风：草莓实力很强 打主力AD wangyou.pcgames.com.cn
- ↑ 传闻成真：Clearlove加盟WE 分队建立中 (Chinese) wangyou.pcgames.com
- ↑ 王牌基友档解散 WE辅助IF正式宣布离队 (Chinese) wangyou.pcgames.com
- ↑ WE阵容调整：Fzzf加入填补IF辅助空位 (Chinese) wangyou.pcgames.com