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|Romanized Name:||Choi Ji Sung|
|Birth:||January 16, 1988|
|Alternate IDs:||폭격기, 스타테일폭격기, ST_Bomber, NsP_Fancy, Ares|
|WCS Rank (Points):||#8 (600 points)|
To read about Bomber's StarCraft: Brood War career, see Fancy.
Choi "Bomber" Ji Sung is a Terran player from South Korea, currently playing for StarTale.
 Wings of Liberty
Bomber's first notable achievement came from playing in the YGosu tournament in December 2010. As one of the two representatives for StarTale, Bomber went 2-1 in group stage, defeating TaeJa and GSL champion MC. He defeated FruitDealer 2-1 in the quarterfinals and Hannibal 3-0 in the semifinals. Bomber then faced MC again in the finals, but lost in a close 3-4 series. Bomber was also one of the qualifiers for the Gainward tournament, going through a pool 768 participants in single-elimination to reach the Round of 32 group stages. He was eliminated by MarineKing in a best of 3.
Bomber has also been notable for his play in team events such as the Zotac Team Invitational/Season 2 in January 2011. He scored an all-kill against oGs, won the deciding two games in the finals against ZeNEX, and amassed a record of 11-2, second best that season. Bomber was defeated in the qualifiers for GSL March by Alicia.
 Code A
Bomber made his debut in Code A during GSL May. He was able to defeat notable players such as MMA and Ryung before facing off against Mvp in the finals where he took the win, 4-2. For his Up & Down group, Bomber chose Terran players Lyn and Ensnare. He defeated Lyn 2-0, thus securing his spot in Code S.
 Code S
Bomber's first run in Code S was in GSL July, where he took first place in Group H - defeating Kyrix and MC. He defeated the GSL Super Tournament champion Polt in the Ro16 but lost the next round to ByuN. Bomber showed incredibly dominant play in the first two games but strangely seemed to fall apart in the final three, allowing ByuN to take three games in a row and defeat Bomber 3-2.
In GSL October, he emerged second from his group, defeating Puzzle and MarineKing, but losing to Ryung. He played against Mvp in the Ro16, whom he had a positive win record against. However, Mvp ended up defeating Bomber 2-0.
During the GSL November Round of 32, Bomber was knocked down into Code A Round of 48 with his score of 0-2. His group consisted of the players: Happy, GuMiho, and DongRaeGu. Bomber would then climb into the Up and Down Matches and then dominate his group, going 4-0. This result earned him a spot in Code S for the 2012 GSL Season 1.
In the 2012 GSL Season 1, he lost to InCa and Curious and fell to Code A as last in his group. In the Ro 48 of Code A he was upset 2-1 by Heart and fell down to Code B for his first time since he entered Code A back in GSL May.
 Outside Korea
Bomber was one of the first four South Koreans to be invited to MLG Columbus as part of a new partnership between MLG and GSL. However, due to Visa related issues, he could not go and so he was replaced by MC. He later participated in DreamHack Summer 2011, where he made it out of the group stage and into the playoffs, where he was defeated by Moon but ended up beating July to secure third place. Since Bomber could not participate at MLG Columbus due to Visa issues, he was invited to MLG Raleigh as one of the South Korean participants from the GSL-MLG Exchange Program. There, Bomber managed to place first in his group going 5-0 and then defeated DongRaeGu and CoCa to reach the Grand Finals. After defeating CoCa once again 4-1 in an extended series, he emerged as the champion. Bomber was one of twelve participants at the first StarCraft II Red Bull lan on September 30 to October 2, 2011.
Like previous champions, MLG invited Bomber to MLG Orlando to try and defend his title. There, he placed first in his group, losing only to SaSe. He then went on to lose 2-1 to TheStC in the Winner's Semifinals and was eliminated 2-1 by IdrA in his next match - a long, incredibly close match - earning 6th place.
At the end of May 2012 Bomber traveled to Austin in Texas to compete in the Red Bull Battlegrounds. There was a lot of uncertainty concerning Bomber's play recently as he just lost in the GSL Saison 3 Up & Downs a few days ago and was considered in a slump. Despite all this, Bomber made a commanding run through the pool play, defeating MC 2-1, Ostojiy 2-0 and HuK 2-0. The next day he defeated TaeJa 2-1 in the quarterfinals and crushed his teammate Squirtle 3-0 in the next round to reach the finals where he would face MC again. Bomber was unable to reiterate his performance of the pool play and was defeated by MC's Warp Prism play 2-4. In an interview during the tournament Bomber acknowledged being in a slump recently but stated that this period was now over.
 IGN ProLeague
 IPL Season 4
On February 18, 2012, Bomber participated in the IPL 4 Online Qualifiers 1. Bomber started off from the round of 64 and defeated Artist, Terius, Choya, Sleep, LosirA and then advanced in to the finals to face Polt. He lost to Polt in the finals after losing by a score of 0-2 and ended up in second place. He was still able to qualify for the IGN ProLeague Season 4.
 OnGameNet Star II League
 2012 OSL Non-KeSPA Preliminaries
On July 2, 2012, Bomber participated in the 2012 OSL Non-KeSPA Preliminaries. Bomber received a BYE in rounds one and two and then took down Sting and Dark, then went on to faced MarineKing in the finals. He was not able to advance any further and had to take 2nd place after he lost to MarineKing by a score of 1-2.
- He achieved an all-kill in the Zotac Team Invitational, Season 2 against oGs, defeating notable players like MC and TOP.
- Is StarTale's highest ranking player in in-house matches.
- Well known for his in-game antics and taunts.
- He achieved an all-kill in the GSL Team League against team HoSeo defeating notable players such as jjakji.
- Went skydiving during Red Bull LAN in Seattle, video, photos.
- Played in the tournament Trial of the Xel Naga hosted by Red Bull and Day9.
|In Premier Tournaments|
|2012-12-02||4th||IGN ProLeague Season 5||1 : 2||Polt||$7,000|
|2012-11-04||3 - 4th||2012 MLG Fall Championship||1 : 4||Leenock||$7,250|
|2011-08-28||1st||2011 MLG Raleigh||4 : 1||CoCa||$5,000|
|2011-06-20||3rd||DreamHack Summer 2011||2 : 0||July||$4,000|
|2011-05-06||1st||2011 GSL May - Code A||4 : 2||Mvp||$1,400|
|In Major Tournaments|
|2012-11-11||2nd||Lone Star Clash 2|| 3 : 2
1 : 2
|2012-11-11||4th||2012 Ritmix RSL Season 2||1 : 3||Leenock||$500|
|2012-05-27||2nd||Red Bull Battlegrounds||2 : 4||MC||$8,000|
|Complete results in Minor, Monthly and Weekly Tournaments|
- 2013-04-05 | 2013 WCS Korea Season 1 Code S Ro32 Group A Winners by This Is Game
- 2013-02-20 | 2013 GSL Season 1 Code A Ro24 Day 1 Winners by This Is Game
- 2013-01-24 | 2013 GSL Season 1 Code S Ro32 Group C Winners by This Is Game
- 2013-01-09 | 2013 GSL Season 1 Up and Downs Group D Winners by This Is Game
- 2012-12-02 | Bomber talks about his run at the IPL 5 and Zerg Imbalance by Slasher of GameSpot.com at IPL 5
- 2012-11-21 | GSL Season 5 Code A Ro48 Day 3 Winners by This Is Game
- 2012-10-02 | GSL Season 4 Code A Ro48 Day 3 Winners by This Is Game
- 2012-08-27 | GSL Season 4 Up/Downs Group A Winners by This Is Game
- 2012-02-04 | GSTL Season 1 NSH vs ST Group B Winner by This Is Game
- 2011-12-24 | GSL Season 1 Up/Down Group B Winners by This Is Game
- 2011-11-12 | Exclusive Interview With Newest Red Bull Sponsored Pro Gamer Choi "Bomber" Ji Sung by John Gaudiosi of Forbes.com
- 2011-09-07 | Korean Choi "Bomber" Ji Sung Discusses the Future of Pro Gaming in America by John Gaudiosi of Forbes.com
|MLG Pro Circuit Champion|
| MLG 2011 Anaheim
| MLG 2011 Raleigh
28 August 2011 – 16 October 2011
| MLG 2011 Orlando|
|GSL Code A|
| 2011 GSL March Code A
| 2011 GSL May Code A
18 April 2011 – 30 July 2011
| 2011 GSL July Code A|
- ↑ Gainward LR Thread
- ↑ MLG/GSL Exchange Program
- ↑ ST.Bomber Misses his Flight
- ↑ ST.Bomber and IMMVP invited to MLG Raleigh
- ↑ Red Bull Lan
- ↑ Bomber, BoxeR to MLG Orlando via GSL LXP
- ↑ Zotac Team Invitational Season 2 Team Liquid Forum Thread
- ↑ Up Close Gamers 'Ask StarTale!'
- ↑ Day9 announces Trial of the Xel Naga. TeamLiquid.net, 22 August 2012.