Daryl Koh “iceiceice” Pei Xiang is a Singaporean player, who is currently playing for Mineski. A famous DotA player who had notably won ESWC Paris and CAPL, iceiceice pursued a StarCraft II career in 2010 and early 2011 and switched to Dota 2 in 2011.

Biography

StarCraft II

iceiceice played competitive StarCraft II from the release of the game to early 2011, competing in local SEA events. His crowning achievement was a runner-up place in the Blizzard SEA Invitational which granted him a spot in the BlizzCon 2010 StarCraft II Invitational, where he was eliminated in the first round. In March 2011, iceiceice joined FXOpen e-Sports only to leave the team shortly afterwards. He gave up on playing Starcraft 2 competitively because of his mandatory military service, as well as a lack of faith in the Southeast Asian Starcraft 2 scene.

Dota 2

In August 2011, iceiceice made his first steps in the Dota 2 competitive scene as he attended The International 2011 with Scythe Gaming. iceiceice and his teammates eventually took third place at the event, losing to EHOME in the losers’ bracket finals, and sharing a $150,000 prize. iceiceice later left Scythe Gaming and joined team Zenith.

Even though Zenith had a disappointing finish at The International 2013, iceiceice won the 1 v 1 solo championship defeating Mushi and won himself the crown of being called the best solo mid in Dota 2. Zenith disbanded shortly after the conclusion of The International 2013, and so iceiceice was picked up by the Chinese Team DK to complete their new roster. After The International 2014, DK disbanded and he joined Vici Gaming. He later joined EHOME following the Shanghai Major 2016 and was featured in a player profile at The International 2016 and finished in the top 6. Following the tournament, he departed EHOME and formed his own team, Team Faceless on the 3rd September 2016.

Trivia

  • In 2011, he played StarCraft II, Defense of the Ancients, League of Legends and Heroes of Newerth competitively at the same time.

Achievements

Date Placement Tier Tournament Team Results Prize
2016-08-11 5 – 6th Premier The International 2016 Ehomelogo std.png 0 : 2 Digitalchaoslogo std.png $934,761
2015-08-07 4th Premier The International 2015 Vglogo std.png 1 : 2 Lgdlogo std.png $1,566,517
2015-04-26 1st Premier StarLadder StarSeries Season 12 Vglogo std.png 3 : 1 IGlogo std.png $67,500
2015-02-09 2nd Premier Dota 2 Asia Championships 2015 Vglogo std.png 0 : 3 Eglogo std.png $366,902
2014-12-07 1st Premier The Summit 2 Vglogo std.png 3 : 1 C9logo std.png $139,910
2014-10-10 1st Premier ESL One New York 2014 Vglogo std.png 2 : 1 Eglogo std.png $56,404
2014-09-28 1st Premier i-League Season 1 Vglogo std.png 3 : 0 Oldboyslogo std.png $155,828
2014-07-20 4th Premier The International 2014 DKlogo std.png 0 : 2 Vglogo std.png $819,298
2014-04-20 1st Premier StarLadder StarSeries Season 9 DKlogo std.png 3 : 0 Empirelogo orig std.png $85,000
2014-01-01 1st Premier 2013 WPC ACE Dota 2 League DKlogo std.png 4 : 3 IGlogo std.png $165,280

Credit: Valve & wiki.teamliquid.net