Jonathan "DarKFoRcE" Belke is a retired Zerg player from Germany.
In an interview, he stated before starting with StarCraft II he was playing Poker and various other games like Aion, WoW, Supreme Commander, AoE, DotA and Warcraft.
DarKFoRcE was a member of Team Germany.
In 2013 DarKFoRcE retired due to a mix of lack of motivation and lack of success and began working as lead eSports trader at Pinnacle Sports.
Wings of Liberty
He applied for the first season of the North American Star League and was invited to participate in division 2 with players like Ensnare, White-Ra, and July. He got fifth place in his group and reached the NASL Main Bracket Finals by defeating SjoW and NaNiwa in the playoffs. In the NASL Season 1 Grand Finals, he surprisingly took out aLive 2-1 in the first round, before losing to Sen.
DarKFoRcE qualified for the WCG 2011 in Busan by winning the German WCG qualifier at Gamescom Cologne over players like Socke and GoOdy. In the Main Event he qualified for the Playoffs after finishing 1st in his group with a perfect 6:0 score and a notable win against MarineKing.
DarKFoRcE played at 2012's IEM São Paulo. He would make it out of group stages, losing to SuperNova but defeating KiLLeR and Illusion. He faced Ret in the Round of 8 and lost narrowly in a 3-2 series.
He retired on February 10th, 2013.
World Championship Series
2012 WCS Germany Nationals
From June 2 to June 3, 2012, DarKFoRcE participated in the World Championship Series 2012 Germany. After defeating Honor and GoOdy but then lost to Socke and fell to the losers bracket. In the losers bracket, DarKFoRcE took down HeRoMaRinE and KrasS and received an opportunity to get some revenge against Socke. Socke took him out 2-0 and DarKFoRcE took 3rd place.
- He is a regular host of the German podcast Szenecast.
- 2012-09-20 | Two Weeks Beta - The Impressions Of The Pros by TrAiDoS of TaKeTV.net
- 2012-03-07 | Interview with DarKFoRcE by fragster.de at IEM World Championship 2012
- 2012-02-07 | DarKFoRcE: "Maybe I can beat SuperNova if he's jet lagged" by MrBitter at IEM Sao Paulo 2012
- 2012-01-08 | Interview with DarKFoRcE by fragster.de at HomeStory Cup 4
- 2011-10-22 | Interview with DarKFoRcE by Noam of hecticSC at ESWC 2011
- 2011-07-08 | Interview after defeating aLive in the NASL S1 GF RO16 by Anna Prosser at NASL Season 1 Grand Finals
- 2010-10-03 | Interview at Intel Friday Night Game in Munich by TaKeTV