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FXOpen e-Sports
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Team Information
Coaches: Lee "Choya" Hyung Seop
Choi "Supreme" Seung Min
Kwon "Hell" Jae Hwan
Manager: Lee "Choya" Hyung Seo
Sponsor: FXOpen
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Links
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Achievements
2012 Global StarCraft II Team League Season 2 2012 Global StarCraft II Team League Season 3
Solo Achievements
2011 MLG Providence2012_MLG_Pro_Circuit/Summer/ChampionshipIGN ProLeague Season 52013_DreamHack_Open/Stockholm
Player Breakdown
Number of Players:

0

History
Created: 2010-12-11
Disbanded: 2013-11-01
To read about FXOpen e-Sports's activities in Dota 2, see FXOpen e-Sports.

FXOpen e-Sports was the competitive gaming division of the forex trading company FXOpen.

Overview[edit]

FXO roster: xD (AlwayS), Lucky, Oz, Supreme, GuMiho, SLoG, asd, Whale and TheBest

In early December 2010, FXOpen, Forex Trading Company, announced their intention to own and manage a competitive StarCraft II professional team. This most recent branch of FXOpen, dubbed "FXOpen e-Sports", was formed not only to host and sponsor events like the FXOpen Path of Ascension, but to support a competitive team with a view to furthering e-Sports.[1] The team began with a SEA/Oceania focus as team owner BoSs worked for Forex's FXOceania division. FXO has since expanded to Korea, Europe, and most recently North America. The European team has since been transferred to Natus Vincere, while the North American roster, originally comprised mostly of former Team Legion members,[2] was disbanded in August of 2013.[3]

On the 1st of November, the remainder of FXOpen e-Sports, that is, the Korean StarCraft II and Dota 2 division under Choya's leadership reverted to their former team fOu after FXO stopped sponsoring the team.[4]

FXOpen at GSTL 2011

History[edit]

2010[edit]

  • December 11, FXOpen announces its initial FXO which include notable players mOOnGLaDe and Filthy.[1]

2011[edit]

2012[edit]

2013[edit]

  • January 15, FXO and Grubby come to a partnership which would allow him to play for FXO in the GSTL.[31]
  • January 31, FXO announces via Twitter that asd, Sirius and Whale have decided to retire.[32]
  • February 22, FXO signs Shield on to the North American roster.[Citation needed]
  • February 23, Choya announces that he has retired as a player to focus on coaching.[33]
  • March 5, FXO announces via Twitter that Moosegills has joined the North American roster.[34]
  • March 6, FXO announces via Twitter that RemarK has joined the North American roster.[35]
  • March 6, FXO announces via Twitter that Maker has officially been released from the North American roster.[36]
  • March 13, Choya announces on Twitter that sC has returned to SC2 under FXO.[37]
  • March 26, Hell and Supreme will act as 'Playing Coaches' for GSTL.[38]
  • March 27, FXO announces via Twitter that Neeb has joined the North American roster.[39]
  • March 30, FXO announces via Twitter that both Hope and ShowTime have joined the Korean roster.[40]
  • April 9, Natus Vincere announce a merger with FXO.Europe, resulting in all European players with the exception of the inactive Elbegast to play under Na'Vi.[41]
  • May 22, FXO acquires Seed after buying his contract from LG-IM. [42]
  • June 19, FXO announces via Twitter that Power has officially been released from the North American roster.[43]
  • July 2, JimRising leaves FXO.NA to join Team_sMi[44]
  • July 7, Weekend leaves FXO Korea. [45]
  • July 11, FXO announces via Twitter that jEcho and Drunkenboi have officially been released from the North American roster.[46][47]
  • July 23, desRow announces via Twitter that he has left FXO NA to explore opportunities with other teams. [48]
  • July 31st, Brave joins team FXOpen e-Sports after NSH disbands. [49]
  • July 31st, Hope is removed from the FXOpen e-Sports roster. [50]
  • August 1st, Tassadar joins team FXOpen e-Sports after NSH disbands. [51]
  • August 13th, kaRmy announces via Twitter that he has left the FXOpen e-Sports roster to pursue other opportunities. [52]
  • August 16th, FXO announces the disbandment of the FXO.NA roster.[3]
  • October 7th, sC and TheBest retire. [53]
  • November 1st, supervisor Choya states that FXO is no longer sponsoring the team and that they will be returning to the name, fOu.[54] ShowTime, Acou, Brave, and Kong retire.[55]

Player Roster[edit]

Active at time before disbandment[edit]

FXOpen Korea[edit]

Best Yearly Results:

Player Name 2010 2011 2012 2013 New Team
krSouth Korea PPicon small.png Acou Kim Ji Hwang - - - - Retirement
krSouth Korea PPicon small.png Brave Lee Hee Chang - - LE8Aicon.png Ro48 GOMTV Global StarCraft II League - Retirement
krSouth Korea TTicon small.png GuMiho Koh Byung Jae G4Ro64 GOMTV Global StarCraft II League LA4Aicon.png Ro4 GOMTV Global StarCraft II League A4Sicon.png Ro4 GOMTV Global StarCraft II League 5 - 8th DreamHack FOulogo std.png For Our Utopia
krSouth Korea PPicon small.png Hurricane Nam Ki Woong - - - D2Premier League Ro32 World Championship SeriesDreamHack FOulogo std.png For Our Utopia
krSouth Korea zZicon small.png JKS Song Jae Kyung - - LE8Aicon.png Ro48 GOMTV Global StarCraft II League - FOulogo std.png For Our Utopia
krSouth Korea TTicon small.png Kong Son Joon Yung - - - - Retirement
krSouth Korea zZicon small.png Leenock Lee Dong Nyung B6Ro16 GOMTV Global StarCraft II League 1st MLG 1st MLG IGN ProLeague 1st DreamHack FOulogo std.png For Our Utopia
krSouth Korea ZZicon small.png Lucky Lee In Soo - 2nd IGN ProLeague 4th Assembly G4Ro64 DreamHack FOulogo std.png For Our Utopia
krSouth Korea PPicon small.png Seed Ahn Sang Won - - Sicon.png 1st GOMTV Global StarCraft II League 5 - 8th HomeStory Cup FOulogo std.png For Our Utopia
krSouth Korea PPicon small.png ShowTime Jung Ji Ho - - - - Retirement
krSouth Korea ZZicon small.png Supreme Choi Seung Min - - - - FOulogo std.png For Our Utopia
krSouth Korea PPicon small.png Tassadar Kim Jung Hoon - Aicon.png 2nd GOMTV Global StarCraft II League LE8Aicon.png Ro48 GOMTV Global StarCraft II League - FOulogo std.png For Our Utopia

Notable Former[edit]

Full list of Former Players

FXO.KR[edit]

ID Name New Team
krSouth Korea TTicon small.png mOoNan Min Gyun "Peter" Kim   Retirement
krSouth Korea pPicon small.png inori Woo Min Gyu Reignlogo std.png Team ReIGN
krSouth Korea zZicon small.png Terius Song Byung Hak Primelogo std.png Prime
krSouth Korea pPicon small.png PartinG Won Lee Sak Startalelogo std.png StarTale
krSouth Korea zZicon small.png Sirius Choi Jin Sol   Retirement
krSouth Korea TTicon small.png asd Lee Dae Jin   Retirement
krSouth Korea pPicon small.png Oz Kim Hak Soo Fnaticlogo std.png Fnatic
krSouth Korea TTicon small.png Hope Lee Dong Yeon
krSouth Korea TTicon small.png sC Kim Seung Chul   Retirement
krSouth Korea TTicon small.png TheBest Kim Chan Min   Retirement

FXO.SEA[edit]

ID Name New Team
singaporeSingapore zZicon small.png iceiceice Daryl Koh Pei Xiang   Retirement
usUSA zZicon small.png Sheth Shawn Simon Liquidlogo std.png Liquid
auAustralia zZicon small.png mOOnGLaDe Andrew Pender Nvlogo std.png Team Nv
usUSA pPicon small.png Wolf Wolf Schröder
auAustralia zZicon small.png tgun Bradley Seymour Itsgosulogo std.png It's Gosu eSports
usUSA tTicon small.png qxc Kevin Riley Complexitylogo std.png compLexity
usUSA pPicon small.png SLoG Andrew An Small eclypsia.png Eclypsia
caCanada pPicon small.png OpTiKzErO Karl Angeles

FXO.EU[edit]

ID Name New Team
ruRussia tTicon small.png Brat_OK Pavel Kuznetsov Empirelogo std.png Team Empire
DenmarkDenmark pPicon small.png BabyKnight Jon Andersen Navilogo std.png Natus Vincere
UkraineUkraine zZicon small.png HappyZerg Svyatoslav Vlasyuk Navilogo std.png Natus Vincere
BelarusBelarus zZicon small.png LoWeLy Anton Plebanovich Navilogo std.png Natus Vincere
UkraineUkraine TTicon small.png Strelok Eugin Oparyshev Navilogo std.png Natus Vincere

FXO.NA[edit]

ID Name New Team
krSouth Korea tTicon small.png Shuttle Choi Sung Jin TeamPartClarity.png Clarity Gaming
mxMexico tTicon small.png Maker Ricardo Flores Klg2logo std.png Kaos Latin Gamers
mxMexico ZZicon small.png JimRising Jaime Silencio Smi logo small.png Team sMi
caCanada tTicon small.png Drunkenboi Henry Luu Deimos std.png Deimos Esports
caCanada PPicon small.png desRow Marc-Olivier Proulx
caCanada pPicon small.png kaRmy Matthew Munholland
usUSA zZicon small.png AuRora Alysa Goose
usUSA tTicon small.png Crazy Brandon Bay
usUSA pPicon small.png Future Richard Almand
usUSA zZicon small.png Moosegills Michael Wolff Complexitylogo std.png compLexity Gaming
usUSA tTicon small.png Neeb Alex Sunderhaft Fnaticlogo std.png Fnatic
usUSA pPicon small.png RemarK Matthew Kramer
krSouth Korea zZicon small.png Shield Young Yoon
usUSA zZicon small.png SirRobin Robert Switts
usUSA pPicon small.png TheoRy Derek Travisano

Organization[edit]

ID Name Position
South Korea Choya Lee Hyung Seop FXO.KR Manager / Coach
South Korea Hell Kwon Jae Hwan FXO.KR Coach
South Korea Seeker Michael Suh FXO Translator
South Korea Supreme Choi Seung Min FXO.KR Coach

Team Achievements[edit]

FXOpen Korea[edit]

2012
Date Event Result
2012-12-08 2012 GSTL Season 3 Gold.png FXOpen e-Sports FXOlogo std.png 5 : 3 MVPlogo std.png MVP
2012-07-28 2012 GSTL Season 2 Gold.png FXOpen e-Sports FXOlogo std.png 5 : 0 SlayerS-EG.std.png SlayerS-EG
2012-04-01 2012 GSTL Season 1 SF.png FXOpen e-Sports FXOlogo std.png 3 : 5 Primelogo std.png Prime
2012-03-17 North American Star Team League Bronze.png FXOpen e-Sports FXOlogo std.png 3 : 2 Empirelogo std.png Team Empire
2012-03-07 IPL Team Arena Challenge 2 Copper.png FXOpen e-Sports FXOlogo std.png 2 : 5 HoSeologo std.png New Star HoSeo

FXOpen Europe[edit]

2012
Date Event Result
2012-04-18 incredible Panic Team League Season 3 Gold.png FXOpen e-Sports FXOlogo std.png 4 : 2 Empirelogo std.png Team Empire

FXOpen North America[edit]

2013
Date Event Result
2013-08-02 Under Rated Team League Season 2 Copper.png FXOpen e-Sports FXOlogo std.png 0 : 4 TeamPartClarity.png Clarity Gaming
2013-06-23 OMG League Season 1 Silver.png FXOpen e-Sports FXOlogo std.png 3 : 4 Property std.png Team Property
2013-03-06 zGt Team League Season 1 Gold.png FXOpen e-Sports FXOlogo std.png 5 : 0 Zerggosuteamlogo std.png Zerg Gosu Team

Championships[edit]

 Global Starcraft II Team League Champions
2012 GSTL Season 1
Preceeded By:
Primelogo std.png Prime
2012 GSTL Season 2
28 July 2012 – 8 December 2012
FXOlogo std.png FXOpen e-Sports
2012 GSTL Season 3
Succeeded By:
FXOlogo std.png FXO
2012 GSTL Season 2
Preceeded By:
FXOlogo std.png FXO
2012 GSTL Season 3
8 December 2012 – 20 July 2013
FXOlogo std.png FXOpen e-Sports
2013 GSTL Season 1
Succeeded By:
IMlogo std.png IM

FXOpen Events[edit]

During 2011 FXOPen e-Sports held a number of professional StarCraft 2 events. Their first two tournaments - an open tournaments and an invitational - served as a test run for future events to come in 2011. The invitational series continues, and a King of the Hill style tournament has since been added to the list of FXOpen managed events.
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Highlight Videos[edit]

Interviews[edit]

2012[edit]

2011[edit]

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Introducing Team FXOpen e-Sports". TeamLiquid.net, 11 December 2010.
  2. http://www.teamliquid.net/forum/viewmessage.php?topic_id=378544
  3. 3.0 3.1 FXO NA Disbands + More
  4. FXOpen Korea returns to team fOu
  5. "[FXO] FXOpen e-Sports Announcements". TeamLiquid.net, 28 February 2011.
  6. "[FXO] New Players Announced". TeamLiquid.net, 25 March 2011.
  7. "FXO decides to participate in the upcoming GSTL!". GOMTV.net, 28 May 2011. Thread on TeamLiquid.net.
  8. "Razer sponsors FXOpen e-Sports". TeamLiquid.net, 29 May 2011.
  9. "FXO adds Korean Protoss Twilight". TeamLiquid.net, 16 June 2011.
  10. "fOu Becomes FXO Korea". TeamLiquid.net, 18 July 2011.
  11. "FXO parts ways with Sheth". TeamLiquid.net, 22 July 2011.
  12. "FXO welcomes pRoTimber to its training team". TeamLiquid.net, 29 July 2011.
  13. "mOOnGLaDe released from FXO". 14 August 2011.
  14. "FXO leaves sc2con organisation". TeamLiquid.net, 14 August 2011.
  15. "FXOsC to MVP!". TeamLiquid.net, 9 September 2011.
  16. Wolf's Twitter. Twitter.com, 15 October 2011. Thread on TeamLiquid.net.
  17. "FXOtgun and FXO part ways". TeamLiquid.net, 1 November 2011.
  18. "Korean Protoss inori joins Team ReIGN". TeamLiquid.net, 5 November 2011.
  19. "FXO transfers qxc to Complexity". ESFI-World.com, 1 December 2011.
  20. "Guild of Imbalance and FXOpen part ways". TeamLiquid.net, 3 March 2012.
  21. SLoG's Twitter. Twitter.com, 14 March 2012. Thread on TeamLiquid.net.
  22. Choya's Twitter. Twitter.com, 15 April 2012.
  23. Fnatic signs Oz
  24. Keeper (2012-07-11). "Empire welcomes Brat_Ok".
  25. cSc.RoLaN (2012-06-11). "cSc.Minato joins FXO e-Sports Europe".
  26. "FXOpen signs BabyKnight". TeamLiquid.net, 16 July 2012.
  27. "The evolution of the training regiment for FXO" TeamLiquid.net. Accessed 6 October 2012.
  28. "A new e-sports director has joined the ranks of FXOpen e-Sports" fxoboss.tumbler.com.
  29. FXOpen (2012-10-28). "FXOpen expands by absorbing Legion Gaming". TeamLiquid.net.
  30. DesRow Joins FXO
  31. Grubby will play for FXO in GSTL
  32. asd Sirius and Whale retire
  33. FXOChoya (2013-02-23). twtkr.olleh.com. http://twtkr.olleh.com/view.php?long_id=L1TNWW.
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  35. FXOpeneSports (2013-03-05). twitter.com. https://twitter.com/FXOpeneSports/status/309112849437962241. Retrieved 2013-03-05.
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  37. sC returns to SC2 , rejoins FXO
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  40. FXOpeneSports (2013-03-30). http://twtkr.olleh.com.+http://twtkr.olleh.com/view.php?long_id=L1Uyn9. Retrieved 2013-03-30.
  41. sandr1x (2013-04-09). "Natus Vincere acquired new roster". navi-gaming.com/. Retrieved 2013-04-09.
  42. antvolt (2013-05-22). "FXOpen acquires Seed from LG-IM". /. Retrieved 2013-05-22.
  43. FXOpeneSports (2013-06-19). twitter.com. https://twitter.com/FXOpeneSports/status/347546230005587970. Retrieved 2013-06-19.
  44. FXOpeneSports (2013-07-11). twitter.com. https://twitter.com/FXOpeneSports/status/355484454325714945. Retrieved 2013-07-11.
  45. kimbilly (2013-07-07). pgrer.net. http://www.pgrer.net/pb/pb.php?id=gamenews&no=5513. Retrieved 2013-07-07.
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  47. FXOpeneSports (2013-07-11). twitter.com. https://twitter.com/FXOpeneSports/status/355484055426441216. Retrieved 2013-07-11.
  48. . https://twitter.com/desRowfighting/status/359655923347759105.
  49. NS HoSeo disbands - members to Korean and foreign teams
  50. August Roster Updates for eSF Teams
  51. NS HoSeo disbands - members to Korean and foreign teams
  52. https://twitter.com/kaRmysc/status/364509678153117697
  53. [1]
  54. FXOpen Korea returns to team fOu
  55. Acou, Brave, and Kong retire
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