LMQ was a Chinese competitive League of Legends team, previously a sister teams to Royal Club. The team moved to North America on December 15th, 2013 and competed in the North American scene. The team previously competed under the name LMQ iBUYPOWER in representation of their former sponsor iBUYPOWER. On December 26th, the team rebranded to Team Impulse.
LMQ was formed in July 2013 after merging portions of the rosters of Team Livemore and Royal Club Tian Ci: Dreams, F1sh, andWayoff from the former; Mor, NoName, TS, XiaoWeiXiao, and PandaB from the latter. LMQ competed in the summer split of the 2013 LPL; despite taking a game off the Season 3 runner-up Royal Club, LMQ finished with a disappointing 8-13 record in sixth place.
- Rumor has it that "LMQ" means "Lan Mei Qi", which is the name of the mistress of LMQ's founder, entrepreneur Tian Ci.
- July 5th, Tian Ci acquires the Livemore and Royal Club Tian Ci roster and forms LMQ Tian Ci. Dreams, Mor, NoName, Wayoff, F1sh, TS, XiaoWeiXiao and PandaB join.
- November 2nd, F1sh and PandaB leave.
- November 10th, 3rd place at National Electronic Sports Tournament
- December 15th, LMQ moves to North America. Dreams and Wayoff leave. GoDlike (now ackerman) joins.
- December 17th, iBUYPOWER sponsors LMQ.
|Date Left||Player||Role||⇒||New Team|
|Real Name||IGN||Position||⇒||New Team|
|Xiang 'Alex' Gu (Superrrman)||[]||General Manager||⇒||TiP|
|Kim Sang-chul (김상철) (Fly)||[[Fly (Kim Sang-chul)|]]||Head Coach||⇒||TiP|
|Li Yande (eNO)||[]||Chief Executive Officer||⇒||DNG|
|Derrick Truong (impulsive_st)||[]||Marketing Manager||⇒||none|
|Peter Zhang (庄鹏) (ZhuangPeng)||[]||Manager||⇒||none|
|Zhang Yi (張藝) (PtotheD)||[]||Head Coach||⇒||CRS|
|Xiaowei Li (Sharon)||[]||Team Manager||⇒||none|
|2013-11-10||NEST 2013||2 : 0||Royal||¥ 50,000||Dreams • NoName • XiaoWeiXiao • SWXG • Mor|
|2013-10-11||9-16th||WCG 2013 Qualifiers China||1 - 2||
|2013-09-01||6th||LPL 2013 Summer Split||8 - 13||
|¥ 100,000||Dreams • NoName • Wayoff • F1sh • PandaB • XiaoWeiXiao • TS • Mor|
|2013-08-09||NEST 2013 Qualifiers D||0 : 2||iG||¥ 3,000||Dreams • NoName • XiaoWeiXiao • SWXG • Mor|
|2013-07-22||NQ||IEM Season 8 Shanghai Qualifiers||0 : 2||RSG||-|
- December 23rd - We are team LMQ iBUYPOWER AMA! with Reddit
- April 29th - LMQ辟谣：不存在财政问题 欲引进Uzi (Chinese) (English) with duowan
- May 25th - Sharon Li, LMQ Manager, talks about LMQ's transition to the NA scene (video) with onGamers
- May 25th - Interview with CEO of LMQ and Royal: "I would like to bring two more Chinese pros to LMQ" with onGamers
- September 12th - Breaking down Group C - from LoL Esports
- September 13th - World Championship Preview: LMQ – The American Dream (Group C) - from Cloth5
- September 23rd - League of Legends World Championship Preview – Group C - from Azubu
- October 2nd - Worlds Group C Statistics: The Numbers Behind the Group of Death - from Cloth5
- Chinese professional LoL team LMQ Tian Ci moves to NA with new title sponsor iBUYPOWER ongamers.com
- LMQ iBuyPower Parts Ways with Sharon and LoLClass ongamers.com
- LMQ PtotheD's Reddit post reddit.com
- LMQ picks up Jin Air Coach "Fly" ongamers.com
- LMQ announces departure of Vasilii, ackerman, NoName; negotiations ongoing with Mor ongamers.com
- Alex Gu's Tweet twitter.com
- Alex Gu's Tweet twitter.com