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LZ Expression 2016 Spring.png
Background Information
Name: Koo Bon-taek (구본택)
Country of Birth: South Korea South Korea
Birthday: September 16, 1992 (1992-09-16) (age 25)
Residency: News Label - Korea.png Korea
Team: Longzhu Gaming
Role: Top
Favorite champions:     
Alternate IDs: vwvwvwwwvvvvwwvw (NA), 나진 엑스페션
Peak League: DiamondLeague.png Diamond II (NA)
Peak League: ChallengerTier.png Challenger I (KR)
Social Media and Links
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Team History
??? ???? - May 2012
Teamhunterslogo std.png Team Hunters
May 2012 - Jun 2013
Najin White Shieldlogo std.png NaJin White Shield
Jun 2013 - Feb 2014
Najin Black Swordlogo std.png NaJin Black Sword
Jun 2015 - Jan 2016
IMlogo std.png Incredible Miracle
Jan 2016 - Present
LongZhulogo std.png Longzhu Gaming

Koo "Expession" Bon-taek is a South Korean player who is currently a top laner for Longzhu.


Season 2

Koo "Expession" Bon-taek originally played on Team Hunters as their top laner during Azubu The Champions Spring 2012. The team lost both of the games they played and were knocked out in last place. Expession left the team in May of 2012 to join NaJin Shield as their new top laner. His first tournament with the team was Azubu The Champions Summer 2012 where they placed 3rd in their group and failed to make to to playoffs.

Season 3

The first OGN of the season for Shield was OLYMPUS Champions Winter 2012-2013 and they placed fifth in their group, missing playoffs once again. Shield participated in the GIGABYTE StarsWar League Season 2 but couldn't make it through the group stage to the bracket stage. They came back to Korea for OLYMPUS Champions Spring 2013, this time making it to playoffs but losing 3-0 to SK Telecom T1 2. Expession left the team in June of 2013 to join the newly named NaJin Black Sword. Expession's first tournament with the team was HOT6iX Champions Summer 2013 where they only placed 3rd in their group and could not make it to the bracket stage. Regardless, the team had garnered enough circuit points to qualify directly to the Season 3 World Championship as the top seed from Korea due to circuit points. They played Gambit Gaming in the quarterfinals and beat them but they lost in the semifinals 3-2 to the eventual champions SK Telecom T1.

2014 Season

The new season began for Sword at PANDORA.TV Champions Winter 2013-2014, where they placed last in their group and did not make it to the bracket stage. Expession left shortly afterwards due to health reasons.

2015 Season

Expession joined Incredible Miracle in June of 2015 as one of their top laners alongside Apple and Lilac. IM placed ninth in the regular season of SBENU Champions Summer 2015 and were forced to play in the LCK 2016 Season Spring Promotion. Incredible Miracle played the Dark Wolves in the promotion tournament and managed to beat them 3-1 to requalify for the LCK.

2016 Preseason

IM competed in the 2015 LoL KeSPA Cup where they lost 2-1 against the Jin Air Green Wings in the first round. Incredible Miracle rebranded to Longzhu on January 3rd, 2016.


  • His favorite champion is  Irelia.[1]
  • Originally wanted his name to be Expression but left off the r and kept it.[2]
  • Hyped by Maknoon as being one of the best Top Laners in the world.

Current Season Statistics

LCK 2016 Summer Statistics
5 1 4 20 1.2 2.2 2.8 1.82 292.2 7.48 13.4k 343
2 0 2 0 0.5 3 4 1.50 273.5 7.21 12.85k 339
Net: 7 1 6 14.3 1 2.43 3.14 1.71 286.86 7.41 13.24k 342
Click here for full 2016 season statistics.


  • 2015
  • 2014
  • 2013
  • 2012
Date Event Result
2014-01-18 ZOTAC NLB Winter 2013-2014 Silver.png NaJin Black Sword Najin Black Swordlogo std.png 1 : 3 CJElogo std.png CJ Entus Blaze
Date Event Result
2012-11-07 GIGABYTE StarsWar League SF.png NaJin Shield NJ SHDlogo std.png 0 : 3 Welogo std.png Team WE




  1. "Team Hunters Interview"