|Full Name||Zhi Lei Xu|
|Date of birth||March 31, 1988|
|Country of origin||China|
|2009 - 2010||CH|
|2010 - 2011||EHOME|
|2011 - Present||DK|
|Xu Zhi Lei|
Zhi Lei "BurNIng" Xu is a carry player currently playing for DK.
Early Career and 7L
Before joining 7L, BurNIng was one of the core members of BL and DH. But, after joining 7L with LongDD and DGC, BurNIng stepped into the limelight. 2009's G-League was his first championship. However, due to major conflicts with the club, his time in 7L was short-lived. With DGC deciding to stand by the club, BurNIng left together with LongDD and Nekomata.
After not achieving success in various teams including Ks.cn, BurNIng joined CH at the end of 2009. Due to controversies in October 2010's IEM, CH lost their opening game against GS. However, CH defeated their nearest rival EHOME most of the time.
With EHOME's disappointing perfomance, they decided to switch DGC with BurNIng. After joining EHOME, they won the qualifiers for Electronic Sports World Cup and proceeded to stomp every single team in France. After several other championships, EHOME finally disappointed in Electronic Sports Thailand Championship and the World DotA Championship, losing in the finals and group stage respectively. However, EHOME bounced back from an initial defeat at SMM 2010 to win gold, and World Gamemaster Tournament in 2011 has completed EHOME's ten championships in a calendar year.
However, DK's richness was able to lure BurNIng, along with KingJ and PIS. DK's initial performance was disappointing, which included a second placing in the G-League along with other worse perfomances. However, after PIS, sharingan and Ksssssss left respectively, DK turned into the top team of the latter half of 2011, and placed first in G-League and the World DotA Championship.
- Electronic Sports World Cup Chinese Qualifers (2010)
- Electronic Sports World Cup (2010)
- World Cyber Games China (2010)
- Intel Extreme Masters (2010)
- National eSports Open (2010)
- Electronic Sports Thailand Championship (2010)
- Road of the King (2010)
- SMM Grand National Dota Tournament (2010)
- World Gamemaster Tournament (2011)
- World Cyber Games side event (2011)
- G-League 2011 season 1 (2011)
- E-Sports Champions League Season 2 (2011)
- G1 Tournament Season 1 (2011)
- World Cyber Games China (2011)
- Asian Cyber Games China qualifier (2011)
- Wuxi International eSports Champions Cup (2011)
- G-League 2011 Season 2 (2011)
- GK99 Yougang Invitational Cup (2011)
- G1 Tournament season 2 (2011)
- World DotA Championship (2011)
- E-Sports Champions League Season 4 (2011)
- It's Gosu Razer Mini Madness ("2012")
- ~5th The International 2013 (2013)
- MLG Columbus ("2013")
- Starladder Star Series Season IX ("2014")
The ID BurNIng originates from a song (Maria Arredondo's Burning) introduced by his first girlfriend.
- 14 May | "Chinese are more successful because of professionalism" By It's Gosu