EG-Liquid

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[e][h]EG-TL
Team Information
Location:
Coaches:
Sung "trOt" Jin Park
Manager:
Kim "Hwanni" Sung Hwan
Player Breakdown
Number of Players:
14
Protoss 4
Terran 5
Zerg 5
History
Created:
2012-12-04
Disbanded:
2013-08-03

Overview[edit]

EG-Liquid was a partnership between the teams Evil Geniuses and Team Liquid. The two teams formed a combined roster of players in order to compete in Proleague. The partnership was announced on December 4, 2012.[1][2]

History[edit]

2012-2013 Proleague[edit]

EG-Liquid made their debut as the first foreign team to compete in Proleague on December 8, 2012. Their first match was against KT Rolster, which resulted in a 0-4 loss for EG-Liquid. For this match, EG-Liquid had to play without TaeJa, HerO, and Stephano. EG-Liquid scored their first win in Proleague in Week 2 with a 4-0 win against Samsung Khan. By the end of Round 1, EG-Liquid ended up 4th overall, with a record of 3-4.

Round 2 marked the debut of Stephano in Proleague. During Week 1, EG-Liquid was all-killed by KT Rolster’s Flash, but managed to beat SKT T1 4-2. Week 2 was Stephano’s first appearance in Proleague, in the matchup versus CJ Entus. After being down 1-2, Stephano was picked to play against CJ’s herO. During the start of the match, Stephano typed “gl, hf” and was given a warning by the KeSPA referees. Stephano won 2 games for EG-Liquid before falling to Hydra, with EG-Liquid ultimately losing 3-4 to CJ Entus. Round 2 ended with EG-Liquid going 3-4, with an overall score of 6-8 for the entire season.

By Round 3, the EG-Liquid hype had died down after 2 losing rounds. The beginning of Round 3 was no improvement, with 4-1 losses to STX SouL and Samsung KHAN. EG-Liquid’s lack of Proleague experience showed, with a 1-6 record in Round 3 and a 7-14 overall record for the season. This poor performance put EG-Liquid in last place, behind Team 8

After the poor performance in Round 3, EG-Liquid announced on March 13 that they would be adding former SKT Coach Park Yong Woon as the new head coach.[3] After releasing PuMa, EG picked up both aLive and Oz, reaffirming their commitment to a focus on Proleague. [4]

On July 22nd, Coach Park left EG-TL to become the head coach of CJ Entus.[5]

Player Roster[edit]

Active[edit]

Team ID Name
tl
Team Liquid
SouthKoreaSouth Korea PProtoss HerO Song Hyeon Deok
tl
Team Liquid
SouthKoreaSouth Korea TTerran TaeJa Yoon Young Seo
tl
Team Liquid
SouthKoreaSouth Korea ZZerg Zenio Choi Jung Min
tl
Team Liquid
NorwayNorway ZZerg Snute Jens Aasgaard
Evil Geniuses
SouthKoreaSouth Korea pProtoss Oz Kim Hak Soo
Evil Geniuses
SouthKoreaSouth Korea PProtoss JYP Park Jin Young
Evil Geniuses
SouthKoreaSouth Korea tTerran aLive Han Lee Seok
Evil Geniuses
SouthKoreaSouth Korea TTerran trOt Sung Jin Park
Evil Geniuses
SouthKoreaSouth Korea zZerg Jaedong Lee Jae Dong
Evil Geniuses
SouthKoreaSouth Korea ZZerg Revival Kim Dong Hyun

Inactive[edit]

Team ID Name
Evil Geniuses
CanadaCanada PProtoss HuK Chris Loranger
Evil Geniuses
SwedenSweden TTerran ThorZaIN Marcus Sebastian Eklöf
Evil Geniuses
UKUnited Kingdom TTerran DeMusliM Benjamin Baker
Evil Geniuses
FranceFrance ZZerg Stephano Ilyes Satouri

Coaches[edit]

ID Name Position
SouthKoreaSouth Korea tTerran trOt Sung Jin Park Player-Coach
SouthKoreaSouth Korea tTerran yongun Yong Woon Park Head Coach

References[edit]

  1. Liquid`Nazgul (2012-12-04). "Unholy Alliance". TeamLiquid.net. Retrieved 2012-12-04.
  2. "A New Era Has Come". evilgeniuses.net. Retrieved 2012-12-04.
  3. Alex Garfield (2013-03-13). "EG-Liquid names Coach Park as new Head Coach". Evilgeniuses.net. Retrieved 2013-03-13.
  4. "EG Welcomes aLive and Oz". evilgeniuses.net. Retrieved 2013-04-02.
  5. http://www.teamliquid.net/forum/viewmessage.php?topic_id=422293