Starcraft 2 has been out for awhile now, but that doesn’t mean I am not going to cover it! As a child I played Starcraft 1 and the expansion Brood War, they were outstanding games that kickstarted the e-sports scene especially in South Korea.
This is a re-cap of the Top 5 Best Players at Starcraft 2.
1. Jang “MC” Min Chul – $506,725.69 From 109 Tournaments
Jang “MC” Min Chul is one of the best performing Protoss players, with two GSL titles to his name.
He is known for his different services in the wake of winning matches. He outstandingly spruced up as a Murloc amid 2011 MLG Providence Pro-Circuit and played out a function for the group after a triumph over Mvp.
MC has likewise gone outside of Korea a few circumstances, particularly to Europe where he won the 2011 DreamHack Stockholm Invitational, Copenhagen Games Spring 2011, HomeStory Cup IV and IEM Season VI World Championship.
Check out MC’s Starcraft 2 Gameplay as Protoss:
2. Lee “Life” Seung Hyun – $475,300.67 From 74 Tournaments
Life initially got acknowledgment when he joined group ZeNEX in March, 2011 for being the most youthful expert player on a South Korean group at the time.
He was highlighted in January 2012 as the third most youthful player to show up in a broadcast StarCraft II coordinate at age of 15 years and 11 days when he contended in an arrangement of the GSTL Season 1.
Life started to assemble more noteworthy force by April, 2014, getting a title in 2014 DreamHack Bucharest (finishing his second triple crown). DreamHack secured Life a seed for the yearly year’s end WCS Global Finals. Life would finish a startling title keep running as the fourteenth seed out of 16, winning the $100,000 over MMA.
Life has retired from Starcraft 2 but his legacy remains untouched.
Lee Seung Hyun Youtube footage:
3. Kim “sOs” Yoo Jin – $469,832.35 From 52 Tournaments
By winning 2015 WCS Global Finals, sOs became the first player to win the year-end WCS event as well as the final Champion of a major tournament in Heart of the Swarm.
SoS knows how to outwit his opponent using an overall aggressive playstyle and controlling resources early on.
SoS is still a complete beast at Starcraft 2 after all these years. Winning tournaments left and right.
SoS Gameplay in action:
4. Choi “Polt” Sung Hoon – $451,599.10 From 136 Tournaments
Polt has brought so much to Starcraft 2 overall, a master strategist in everyway possible.
Polt played Warcraft III:The Frozen Throne at a semi-professional level as human. He was a piece of the South Korean group Lof for quite a long while. Some replays are still available.
Polt was one of four Prime individuals to have met all requirements for every one of the 3 of the GOMTV Global StarCraft II League open seasons (the other three being Maka, Check, and HongUn). GSL 3 saw Polt increasing some popularity in the StarCraft people group as he vanquished BoxeR with a score of 2-1 in the Round of 32. This was viewed as an enormous vexed as PlayXP had 78.79% of surveyed South Koreans favoring BoxeR to win.
Polt Best Games Clip:
5. Jun “TY” Tae Yang – $417,769.85 From 48 Tournaments
TY was one of the most youthful, if not the most youthful progamer constantly, having been drafted by group WeMade FOX at age 12.
Roughly two years after the fact, TY showed up in a broadcast coordinate, amid the GOMTV TG Sambo-Intel Classic Season 1 where he figured out how to win in the two first rounds.
He then began to show up in Proleague all the time, demonstrating normal exhibitions. The youthful player in the end became well known in 2009, when he came to the round of 16 of the 2009 GOMTV Averatec Intel Classic Season 3, vanquishing JangBi all the while.
TY at last made a solid outcome in the OSL also in mid 2010, as he made it to the round of 16 of the 2010 Korean Air OSL.
Interview with Tae Yang:
Amazing, these players have brought so much to Starcraft 2 and Real time strategy in general. They have changed the face of E-Sports forever.