JD Gaming is a Chinese esports organization with a League of Legends teams formed in 2017. The team was formed through the acquisition of QG Reapers’ LPL slot.
JD Gaming performed for the first time at the 2017 Demacia Cup with Kan "Kabe" Ho Man, Kim "Clid" Tae-min, Chang "Xinyi" Ping, Kim "Doinb" Tae-sang, Xu "Xiaoali" Qiu-Bin, Lee "LokeN" Dong-wook, and Zuo "LvMao" Ming-Hao in the roster. A quick loss to LGD Gaming ended the team’s first run in ninth place.
In the 2017 LPL Summer Split, JDG placed in fifth during groups with a 6-10 record. The team then proceeded to qualify for NEST 2017, climbing to the finals where they lost against Invictus Gaming. These results weren’t satisfying enough, so Zhang "Zoom" Xing-Ran and Zeng "Yagao" Qi joined the main roster ahead of the 2018 season.
With Pan "xiaohan" Han and Liang "RD" Teng-Li joining as substitutes as well, JD Gaming took a 10-9 record in the 2018 LPL Spring Split and secured a seed to the playoffs. However, the team was still far away from being able to compete with the finest Chinese teams and got kicked out by BIliBili Gaming immediately in the first round.
In the 2018 LPL Summer Split, JD Gaming was showing improvement. During the regular season weeks, the team took a 13-6 record which meant a third-place finish and another playoff qualification. This time the team made it to the semifinals after beating both FunPlus Phoenix and Edward Gaming, but was pushed to play into third place match after another loss to iG.
JD Gaming had enough LPL championship points to play in the regional finals, however the 2018 World Championship seed was taken by EDward Gaming after JD Gaming lost against them in the first round. No team could defeat JDG at NEST 2018 though, and the team took its first title only to then place seventh at the 2018 Demacia Cup.
Đỗ “Levi” Khánh, Wang "Teeen" Yao-Ji, and Gu "imp" Seung-bin joined the team ahead of the ninth competitive season. The new team was struggling to find consistency in the 2019 LPL Spring Split. With a 9-6 score, JDG finished the split eighth, barely seeding to the playoffs. In the playoffs, JDG made it all the way to the finals. In the final match, the team was swept by iG, but the second placement secured them a qualification for 2019 Rift Rivals.
JDG couldn’t perform well in the 2019 LPL Summer Split. A 6-9 record pushed the team to the tenth place, though with enough champion points for the 2019 LPL Regional Finals. Performance didn’t improve in the regional finals, and JDG had no chance of qualifying for Worlds 2019.
Imp then decided to retire, and LokeN joined back to replace him. With the rest of the roster staying the same, the team started the 2020 LPL Spring Split strong.