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|Romanized Name:||Kim Joon Ho|
|Birth:||August 18, 1992|
|Nicknames:||The Smiling Assassin|
|WCS Rank (Points):||#127 (225 points)|
2011-11-04 - Present
Kim "herO" Joon Ho is a StarCraft progamer from South Korea. He plays Protoss for team CJ Entus.
 Wings of Liberty
herO played his first official StarCraft II match during the hybrid 2011-2012 Proleague Season 2. Although he was less successful in the BroodWar portion of the hybrid league, herO was one of the most consistent players for CJ Entus in the Wings of Liberty portion. Due to his adept Wings of Liberty play he was selected most of the time to play in the Ace Match. He played a critical role in bringing his team to a championship victory including wins over Rain and soO in the ace matches of both of the semifinal games as well as a win over Stork in the finals.
When the 2012 WCS Korea Championship was announced, herO was one of the KeSPA invites and thus didn't have to participate in the qualifiers. In the first round of the Winners Bracket he lost 2-1 to Puzzle and dropped down to the Losers Bracket. There he was able to go on a long run beating Yugioh, TAiLS, Effort, and Puzzle before losing to RorO. He got a final rank of 7-8th place which was enough to quaify him for the Asia Finals.
On October 13, 2012 herO entered the WCS Asia Finals. He went on an extensive run in the Winners Bracket beating Ian, Squirtle, and Sen before losing to Rain. In the losers bracket he defeated RorO and then lost the 3rd/4th place match to Parting. His 4th place finish qualified him for the World Championship.
At the 2012 WCS World Finals herO was placed in Group F for the Round of 32. There, despite his initial win over MajOr, he lost to TitaN and then Curious to fall out of the tournament in the Round of 32.
One of the last Wings of Liberty events that herO participated in was the 2012 MLG vs Proleague Invitational. Although he had a winning record, his record (25-23) was the lowest among the KeSPA players. As a result he didn't qualify for the Playoffs.
 Heart of the Swarm
The first Heart of the Swarm tournament that herO participated in was the 2013 MLG Winter Championship. On February 5, 2013 he played in the Showdowns against RorO. With a 3-2 win he was able to qualify for the Main Event in Dallas. There he lost 3-0 in the first round to MC. In the Exhibition Matches that took place later on, he was able to take second place. After a walkover win against Feast and beating SaSe and Thorzain he lost 3-0 in the finals to Marineking.
When the 2012-2013 Proleauge switched to Heart of the Swarm, herO was once again a pillar of the CJ Entus lineup, often playing as their ace. Although he had one of the highest win rates in the league his team did not qualify for the Playoffs.
On June 26, 2013, herO participated in the WCS Korea Season 2 Qualifiers. He was placed in Group B of the evening session. There after a BYE in the first round, he defeated NtO`KEH, Cacia, and BeSt to qualify for the Challenger League. There he defeated Hurricane 2-1 in the Round of 48, and he will face Reality in the Round of 32.
One of herO's few foreign tournament events was IEM Season VIII - Singapore. herO qualified through the qualifiers, he was placed in Group C of the main tournament. He managed to defeat both Bomber and Dream advancing him into the Round of 8. He faced the legend Terran Mvp, herO defeated him 3-0 putting him into the Round of 4. In the Round of 4 herO also defeated DongRaeGu 3-0 which would advance him into the finals, a chance for herO to win his first Starcraft 2 championship. In the finals herO would face San who also had an impressive tournament run, the first two games into the finals herO was down 0-2 but managed to win four games in a row winning 4-2, crowning him the IEM Singapore Champion.
- herO defeated BarrackS in his first official StarCraft II match.
- herO played Zerg in Brood War.
- Was given the nickname "The Smiling Assassin" by Paul "Redeye" Chaloner during IEM Season VIII Singapore.
|Intel Extreme Masters|
| Season VIII - New York
| Season VIII - Singapore
1 December 2013 – Present
| Season VIII - Sao Paulo|
 WoL Matches
- vs Jaedong on Antiga Shipyard (2011-2012 Proleague Season 2, Round 2 - Week 3 CJ Entus vs Team 8) - Great holds and incredible ending.
- 2013-12-01 | A new champion is coming: herO by Carmac of ESL at IEM Season VIII - Singapore (trans. )
- 2013-03-05 | SPL Season 1 Round 3 CJ Entus vs 8th Team Winner by Daily eSports
- 2013-02-03 | SPL Season 1 Round 3 CJ Entus vs SK Telecom T1 Winner by Daily eSports
- 2013-01-31 | SPL Star Interview - herO in Team CJ Entus by EsportsTV (trans. )
- 2012-12-21 | SPL Season 1 Round 1 CJ Entus vs EG-TL Winner by Daily eSports
- 2012-11-09 | "From Home To Hero" by PlayersCutTV at 2012 Battle.net World Championships (trans. )
- 2012-10-14 | Interview with WCS Asia Finalists by This Is Game at WCS Korea 2012
- 2012-08-23 | WCS Korea Losers' Round 4 Winners by This Is Game at WCS Korea 2012
- 2012-08-22 | WCS Korea Losers' Round 3 Winners by This Is Game at WCS Korea 2012
- 2012-08-16 | WCS Korea Losers' Round 2 Day 2 Winners by This Is Game at WCS Korea 2012
- 2012-08-14 | WCS Korea Losers' Round 1 Day 1 Winners by This Is Game at WCS Korea 2012