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Fluent in both Mandarin and English, Duan “Candice” Yu-Shuang has been the face of Chinese League of Legends Pro League at international LoL esports events for the past few years.

During the regular season, she’s a seasoned host on the Mandarin broadcast and a big fan favorite with more than 6 million followers on Weibo.

LPL host Candice at the 2021 LPL Summer Playoffs
Credit: LPL

She is the first to walk onstage to introduce the teams and players, and she never fails to look stunningly beautiful every time she does. On top of regularly hosting the LPL, she livestreams on Douyu, and even finds time to work out amidst her busy schedule.

Watch our ONE Esports interview with LPL host Candice

In volume one of this two-part series, we speak to Candice about how she auditioned for the role, and the challenges she’s faced as a woman in the industry.

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