Beyond Gaming is a professional League of Legends team from Taiwan competing in the Pacific Championship Series, the top-level league for the game in Taiwan, Hong Kong, Macau, and Southeast Asia. The team was founded by Xue "Dinter" Hong-wei, previously the jungler for Taipei Assassins and Hong Kong Esports, after he purchased the PCS spot of ahq eSports Club.
|Game||League of Legends|
|Founded||26 January 2021|
|League||Pacific Championship Series|
|Owner||Xue "Dinter" Hong-wei|
|Head coach||Lien "Benny" Hsiu-chi|
|Manager||Hsieh "KK" Kun-han|
Beyond Gaming's inaugural roster did not include any players from ahq's final starting roster. However, Beyond Gaming signed ahq's substitute bot laner, Chiu "Doggo" Tzu-chuan, on 4 February 2021. The team also acquired top laner Hsieh "PK" Yu-ting from Machi Esports and signed several rookies. Mid laner Chien "Maoan" Mao-an joined from Berjaya Dragons on 3 March to round out the seven-man roster.
Beyond Gaming finished second in the spring regular season, receiving a bye to the second round of playoffs in the winners' bracket. There, Beyond Gaming defeated Machi Esports 3–1 and advanced to the semifinals match in the winners' bracket, against PSG Talon. After being swept by PSG Talon, Beyond Gaming faced off against Machi Esports once again, this time in the losers' bracket semifinals. Beyond Gaming won their rematch against Machi Esports after a close series, and advanced to their first PCS finals. Beyond Gaming was swept by PSG Talon again in the finals, and finished second overall in their inaugural split.
|Beyond Gaming League of Legends roster|
Lien "Benny" Hsiu-chi
|Placement||Event||Final result (W–L)|
|2nd||2021 PCS Spring Split||16–2|
|2nd||2021 PCS Spring Playoffs||0–3 (against PSG Talon)|
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