Khaldor

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Player Information
Name: Thomas Kilian
Birth: August 15, 1981 (1981-08-15) (age 33)[1][2]
Country: Germany Germany
Race: Zerg
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Biography[edit]

Thomas "Khaldor" Kilian is a German StarCraft II caster from Mannheim. Living in South Korea, he was employed by GOMTV as a full-time commentator for the English broadcast of both the GSTL and the Challenger League (Code A) portion of the GSL.

He began his online career as a Diablo 2 player, only playing StarCraft: Brood War at LANs with friends. When Warcraft III was released, he focused most of his time on that.

Khaldor began his community work as a webmaster for a German community website. Through luck, he got a spot shoutcasting an event in a time when Shoutcasts weren't very common. In time he became more and more involved in the WC3 community, commentating on a regular basis and becoming the manager of the team 4Kings and later mousesports.

His "personal highlight" is his casting of the WCG 2008, where he was the official commentator on site.

In Beta[edit]

Khaldor entered the Beta in early stages due to his management of the fansite network Freaks4U.

Wings of Liberty[edit]

In Wings of Liberty, Khaldor took an increasingly more active community role, running the website MyStarcraft.de and casting numerous tournaments, including FXO KOTHs, ZOTAC Cups, GIGABYTE Cups, monthly tournaments and some large events (see section below). As a result, Khaldor was hired as a new caster for GOMtv.net, leading to his move to Korea to primarily assist in the casting of GSL Code A. Living in Korea, he also continued casting online tournaments from all around the world, sometimes with Shuffle, NaNiwa, MaNa or ToD as a co-caster.

Heart of the Swarm[edit]

After the release of the Heart of the Swarm, Khaldor is still working for GOMTV as a commentator for their global content. In his free time, he remains dedicated to casting smaller regional cups and tournaments (listed above) for English-speaking audiences from his apartment in Korea.

Trivia[edit]

  • Was the manager of 4Kings when Grubby was first starting to climb the ranks.
  • Was a German commentator for the Warcraft III final at WCG 2008 in Cologne between Grubby and Moon, which Grubby won to record his second WCG title.[3]
  • Used to drink Wild Fire, a local Energy Drink, and show the Wild Fire ad in nearly every streaming session to disturb his viewers. Has also shown it is possible to open Wild Fire Energy Drink bottles with a phone[4].
  • Khaldor is one of the founders of MyStarcraft.de, a well known German StarCraft II website.
  • Plays in Master League on NA and EU servers.
  • Often gets compared to Vin Diesel / Johnny Sins due to his bald head and muscular build.
  • Has cast for 30+ hours on more than one occasion for the GameSports A Capella Contest.
  • Played Undead in WC3.
  • Fluent in English.
  • Has a degree in "International Business Administration".
  • Makes delicious pancakes.
  • Managed the GOM House until its closure.

Notable Events Cast[edit]

Vlogs[edit]

2012[edit]

2013[edit]

Interviews[edit]

2013[edit]

2012[edit]

2011[edit]

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