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Name  Jason Chan
Status  Active
Current team  Team Archon

Nickname(s)  AmazAmazHS
2014  Team Liquid
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Date of birth  (1991-04-12) April 12, 1991 (age 24)
Nationality  Hong Kong/Chinese/Canadian/American
Games  Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft

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Jason "Amaz" Chan (born April 12, 1991) is a Chinese-Canadian professional video game player who streams Hearthstone on Twitch. He began playing Warcraft III and World of Warcraft and later transitioned into Hearthstone. Chan now plays for NRG, having left the Hearthstone team he created, Team Archon. Prior to creating Team Archon, he became a notable streamer, growing over 700,000 followers on Twitch and over 445,000 subscribers on YouTube.

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Early life

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Chan was born in Hong Kong on April 12, 1991, but later moved to Vancouver with his mother when he was in fourth grade, leaving his father behind. There he quickly learned English in his English as a second language (ESL) classes and was introduced to computer games by his cousin. After playing Warcraft III, he became a "Blizzard Fanboy".

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During high school, Chan and his mother moved back to Hong Kong to live with his father. He had to attend international school due to losing most of his Chinese language knowledge during his time in Canada. He later attended University of Waterloo where he studied mathematics. In 2011, his mother died from intestinal cancer, after which he put his studies on hold to move back with his family.

Career

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In 2013, Chan started an office job his uncle introduced him to in Hong Kong. After deeming it "boring," he earned his diploma and soon after tutored children in saxophone. He also worked on the board game Scribe’s Arena, which he conceptualized in high school.

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Chan started to stream on Twitch in late 2013 after a friend suggested him to. He considers himself lucky to have queued many of his games into fellow Hearthstone streamer, Artosis. This drew Chan a high of 20,000 concurring viewers. He streams for about four hours Monday through Friday.

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Chan was the first member of Team Liquid's Hearthstone division. In the Blizzard 2014 Stream Awards, Chan won the "Best Hearthstone Streamer in 2014" award in the poll categories. He came in second place for "Most Active Chat" and fifth place for "Highest Mean Viewership" for overall Blizzard games on Twitch. In November 2014, Chan formed Team Archon after leaving Team Liquid. He immediately signed the Blizzcon 2014 November Hearthstone world champion James "Firebat" Kostesich.

Amaz commentated the 2015 Hearthstone World Championship along with his colleagues Kripparrian and Frodan.

Chan voice acted some of the Blackrock Mountain expansion cards for Hearthstone's Cantonese and Taiwanese languages. On September 6, 2016 Amaz left Team Archon, which he created, and joined NRG eSports.

On October 31, Amaz started a Kickstarter for ATLC 2, but cancelled it after two weeks due to insufficient funding.

References

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