Online handles are important, and that's especially the case if you're a pro player. Your name frames how people will see you as a public figure. Maybe you want to sound threatening. Maybe you want people to hate saying your name. People think about this stuff!

It should be no surprise, then, that pro League of Legends players have stories behind their handles in this video by LoLChampSeries. Some are silly, some are random, some are as melodramatic as you'd guess—just about what you'd expect when it comes to online handles.

How a pro player gets his name [LoLChampSeries]