MaSa

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Player Information
Name:
Maru Kim
Birth:
March 20, 1995 (1995-03-20) (age 22)
Country:
Race:
Team:
Alternate IDs:
ROOTMaSa, NMxMaSa
Total Earnings:
$84,842.67
WCS Circuit rank:
Links
History
?? - 2012-07
2012-07-12 - 2015-10-10
2016-01-01 - 2017-08-01
2017-08-06 - Present

Maru "MaSa" Kim is a Canadian Terran player, who is currently playing for OSC Elite.

Biography[edit]

MaSa began seriously competing in StarCraft II after being inspired by players like BoxeR and NaDa competing in the GSL. He was a member of Team Nightmares before being signed by Root Gaming on July 12, 2012.[1]

On January 1, 2016, MaSa joined the Team eLevate.[2]

Wings of Liberty[edit]

MaSa qualified for NASL Season 4 by reaching the top 4 of the Season 3 Open Tournament, falling to Beastyqt in the Ro4.

MaSa went undefeated through the I'm Out Already!? Invitational, defeating qxc, LzGaMeR, and CatZ without dropping a set.[3]

Trivia[edit]

  • Was called by RootCatZ the "secret weapon of ROOT", and after defeating ThorZaIN 2-0 in EG:MCSL, this assertion seems to hold some truth.
  • Nicknames: Brown Korean, Brownru, Manru.

Achievements[edit]

In Premier Tournaments
Date Place Event Team Result Winnings
2016-05-16 World Championship Series A33 - 4th 2016 WCS Circuit: Spring Circuit Championship 0 : 3  ShoWTimE $10,000
2016-05-08 DreamHack A33 - 4th 2016 DreamHack Open: Austin 0 : 3  Hydra $5,000
In Major Tournaments
Date Place Event Team Result Winnings
2017-08-27 A33rd 2017 WCS Montreal - North America Qualifier 1: 2  TRUE $800
2017-07-23 A11st DreamHack Atlanta 2017 BYOC 3 : 0  TRUE $2,025
2017-06-10 A11st 2017 WCS Valencia - North America Qualifier 3: 1  Scarlett $1,600
2017-01-08 A33 - 4th Cheeseadelphia 4 0 : 3  JonSnow $400
2016-11-13 A33rd World Cyber Arena 2016: Americas Qualifier 2 : 0  Suppy $2,800
2016-09-25 A33rd Kings of the North Season 3 1 : 2  Kelazhur 750 CAD
2016-07-09 A33rd 2016 WCS Summer Regional Challengers: North America 0 : 3  Hydra $800
2014-03-02 A11st LAN ETS 2014 3 : 0  desRow 1,600 CAD
2014-02-16 A11st MLG GameOn Ender's Game on Blu-ray Tournament 4 : 2  State $3,000
2013-12-08 A22nd SHOUTcraft America Winter 0 : 4  HuK $1,200
In Minor Tournaments
Date Place Event Team Result Winnings
2017-02-12 A11st LAN ETS 2017 4 : 0  Semper $382
2016-12-17 A11st Gauntlet Season 2 Finals 4 : 1  MaNa $600
2016-12-06 A33rd Stream.Me Arena 2 2 : 0  Cham $400
2016-08-27 A11st NA Ladder Heroes July 2016 3 : 1  Bails $200
2016-03-20 A11st Kings of the North 2016 4 : 3  Neeb 1,400 CAD
2013-07-14 A11st Icy Cup 2 : 0  hendralisk 1,000 CAD
In Premier Team Leagues
Date Event Result
Complete Results in any Tournament

VoDs[edit]

2017[edit]

2016[edit]

Interviews[edit]

2016[edit]

2014[edit]

2013[edit]

  • 2013-08-07 | Call Me MaSa by Jason "2xNoodle" Segalla of ROOT-Gaming.com

2012[edit]

References[edit]

  1. MaSa joins ROOT Gaming! ROOT leader ROOTCatZ mentioned in an interview that, while there is usually some debate among the team when a new player joins, almost every member of the team was very positive about picking up MaSa.
  2. Team eLevate Announcement.
  3. MaSa: Stunning performance at I’m Out Already!?