SBENU

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[e][h]SBENU
Team Information
Location:
Coaches:
Yi "Legend" Seong Jeon
Won Joong Wook (원종욱)
Links
Website Twitter Facebook TLPD HotS TLPD International TLPD Korea Aligulac Fanclub
Achievements
2012 IGN Pro Team League Season 1
Solo Achievements
IEM Season V - World Championship2011 LG Cinema 3D Global StarCraft II League May: Code A2011 MLG Raleigh2011 Global StarCraft II League October: Code A2012 GSL Season 42012 MLG Fall Championship2012 GSL Blizzard Cup2012 Battle.net World Championship World Cyber Games 2012Iron Squid – Chapter II2013 MLG Winter Championship2013 WCS Season 2IEM Season VIII - New York2014 DreamHack Open: Bucharest2014 WCS Global FinalsIEM Season IX - Taipei2015 DreamHack Open: Valencia
Player Breakdown
Number of Players:
11
Protoss 3
Terran 4
Zerg 4
History
Created:
2010-09-01
Recent Player Trades:
2015-05-04 - jjakji joins
2015-04-28 - Bomber rejoins
2015-04-27 - DongRaeGu joins
2015-04-20 - MyuNgSiK joins

Overview[edit]

SBENU, previously known as StarTale, is a top Korean StarCraft II team. As StarTale, it was originally founded by former acting coach of Pantech Curitel and former coach of WeMade Fox Won Joong Wook,[1] together with July and RainbOw.[2] The team was originally comprised mostly of former Brood War players, most notably the Golden Mouse holder July. They also have a Counter Strike: Global Offensive team and formerly had League of Legends and DotA 2 teams. In April 2015, StarTale announced that it would change its name to SBENU following a new title sponsorship.[3]

Timeline[edit]

As SBENU SBENU[edit]

  • 2015
  • Show All
  • April 28 - StarTale announces that it will change its name to SBENU following a new title sponsorship.[3]
  • April 28 - Bomber rejoins SBENU.[4]
  • May 4 - jjakji joins SBENU.[5]
  • May 5 - SBENU partners with Acer to have MMA play in Proleague.[6]
  • May 8, SSoja rejoins SBENU. [7]

As StarTale StarTale[edit]

  • 2015
  • 2014
  • 2013
  • 2012
  • 2011
  • 2010
  • Show All
  • January 8 - Avenge retires.[12]
  • January 8 - TricKsteR returns to the StarTale roster after his military service ends.[13]
  • January 8 - Legend, who had previously lived at the StarTale team house, officially joins as a player after spending years as a GSL observer.[14]
  • February 12 - StarTale and Incredible Miracle form a Team Partnership for Round 2 of the 2014 Proleague, with the partnership under the IM banner and including StarTale players living at the IM team house, paving the way for StarTale's Proleague debut. (StarTale's name could not be officially used yet since the team was not yet a KeSPA member.) [15]
  • March 5 - AcE is no longer coach.[Citation needed]
  • September 16 - StuN joins the team and Legend becomes the new head coach. [16]
  • September 18 - Aphrodite leaves, eventually joining MVP.[17]
  • October 13-14 - In announcing what is speculated and then confirmed to be a 2015 Proleague Round 1 roster, it is revealed that Booster, MisS, SuHoSin, TricKsteR and Zero are no longer part of the roster, while free agent aLive (previously of MVP) joins.[18] Also, StarTale announces a Proleague partnership with Yoe Flash Wolves, who had previously partnered with Prime. The partnership creates an opportunity for former player PartinG to return as a partner, but he is barred for the 2015 season due to Proleague regulations stipulating that SK Telecom T1 must buy out his old contract.[19]
  • November 8 - Life wins the 2014 WCS Global Finals as the 14th seed, StarTale's lone representative in the field and the only Zerg left from the quarterfinals onward.
  • November 11 - StarTale reveals that former captain Bomber, who had been successful during personal sponsorship by Red Bull since stepping down from the team, is returning as a partner for the 2015 Proleague. He is later announced as a player-coach.[20]
  • November 28 - Panic leaves to join MVP.[21]
  • January 13, StarTale partners with Quantic Gaming to participate in the 2012 GSTL Season 1 as StarTaleQ.[36]
  • February 13, Chinese former Warcraft III player and commentator MisS joins the team.[37]
  • March 5, FruitDealer moves to StarTale's League of Legends squad as a coach.[38]
  • June 6, it is announced that RainBOw will fulfill his military service on June 26.[39]
  • July 13, it is announced that team ZeNEX will be merged into StarTale.[40]

Player Roster[edit]

Best Yearly Results:

Active[edit]

ID Name 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
krSouth Korea TTerran aLive Han Lee Seok 17 - 32nd 2010 Sony Ericsson Starcraft II Open Season 3 Code S 5 - 8th 2011 Global StarCraft II League November 1st IGN ProLeague Season 4 Premier League 3 - 4th 2013 WCS Season 1 America Premier League 25 - 32nd 2014 WCS Season 1 America 17 - 28th  2015 StarCraft II StarLeague Season 3
krSouth Korea tTerran Bomber Choi Ji Sung - 1st 2011 LG Cinema 3D Global StarCraft II League May MLG Raleigh 2011 2nd Red Bull Battlegrounds: Austin 1st 2013 WCS Season 2 Premier League 1st 2014 Red Bull Battle Grounds: Atlanta 2014 Red Bull Battle Grounds: Washington2014 WCS Season 3 America Code S 9 - 12th 2015 Global StarCraft II League Season 2
krSouth Korea ZZerg Curious Lee Won Pyo - 1st 2011 Global StarCraft II League October 5 - 6th 2012 StarCraft II World Championship Series/Asia/Finals Code S 3 - 4th 2013 Global StarCraft II League Season 1 IEM Season VIII - New York Code S 13 - 16th 2014 Global StarCraft II League Season 1 1st 2015 DreamHack Open: Valencia
krSouth Korea pProtoss Daisy Lee Jong Hyuk - - 9 - 12th 2012_MLG_Pro_Circuit/Summer/Arena 2012_MLG_Pro_Circuit/Summer/Championship 5 - 8th IEM Season VII - Katowice 5 - 8th 2014 DreamHack Open: Moscow -
krSouth Korea ZZerg DongRaeGu Park Soo Ho - 1st IEM Season VI - Global Challenge New York Code S 1st 2012 Global StarCraft II League Season 1 2012 MLG Anaheim 2nd Iron Squid - Chapter II Code S 5 - 8th 2014 Global StarCraft II League Season 3 2014 Red Bull Battle Grounds: Washington  25 - 48th 2015 Global StarCraft II League Season 2
krSouth Korea TTerran Hack Kim Young Il 33 - 64th 2010 Sony Ericsson StarCraft II Open Season 3 17 - 32nd 2011 Global StarCraft II League August 5 - 8th TeamLiquid StarLeague 4 Premier League 5 - 8th 2013 WCS Season 3 America IEM Season VIII - Singapore 9 - 16th 2014 GSL Global Championship D2aCode S Ro32 2015 Global StarCraft II League Season 1 2015 Global StarCraft II League Season 3
krSouth Korea TTerran jjakji Jung Ji Hoon 33 - 64th 2010 Sony Ericsson Starcraft II Open Season 2 Code S 1st 2011 Global StarCraft II League November 5 - 8th Iron Squid – Chapter I 3rd HomeStory Cup/8 2nd 2014 DreamHack Open: Moscow 9 - 16th 2015 KeSPA Cup Season 2
SouthKoreaSouth Korea TTerran MMA Mun Seong Won - Code S 1st 2011 Global StarCraft II League October 2011 MLG Pro Circuit/Columbus 2011 Blizzard Cup 1st IEM Season VI - Global Challenge Kiev Iron Squid – Chapter I Premier League 1st 2013 WCS Season 3 Europe Premier League 1st 2014 DreamHack Open: Moscow2014 WCS Season 3 Europe Code S 3 - 4th 2015 Global StarCraft II League Season 1
krSouth Korea pProtoss MyuNgSiK Kim Myung Sik - - - 13 - 16th IEM Season VIII - Shanghai Code S 17 - 24th 2014 Global StarCraft II League Season 3 Code S 5 - 8th 2015 KeSPA Cup Season _12015 Global StarCraft II League Season 2
krSouth Korea ZZerg Pet Park Nam Kyu - - - Challenger League 25 - 40th 2013 WCS Season 3 Korea GSL 9 - 16th 2014 Taiwan Open -
krSouth Korea PProtoss StuN Kim Seung Hyun - - - - - -
krSouth Korea ZZerg Sssaemi Moon Sae Mi - - - - - -
krSouth Korea PProtoss Ssoja Park Woong Jin 33 - 64th 2010 TG Sambo Intel StarCraft II Open Season 1 - - - - -

Former[edit]

StarTale roster: PartinG, Sound, KingKong, Hack, Curious, AcE, Virus, Tiger, Squirtle and Bomber
ID Name New Team
krSouth Korea zZerg Life Lee Seung Hyun KT Rolster KT Rolster
krSouth Korea pProtoss Panic Han Jae Woon MVP (team) MVP
krSouth Korea pProtoss Booster Moon Ho Joon
ChinaChina PProtoss MisS Han Yiying
krSouth Korea ZZerg SuHoSin Kim Soo Ho
KoreaSouth Korea PProtoss TricKsteR Seo Ki Soo
krSouth Korea ZZerg Zero Lim Choon Ho
krSouth Korea TTerran Aphrodite Kim Ga Young MVP (team) MVP
krSouth Korea pProtoss AcE Jung Woo Seo
Retired
krSouth Korea pProtoss Avenge Kim Nam Joong
Retired
krSouth Korea zZerg Golden Jo Myeong Hwan Alien Invasion Alien Invasion
krSouth Korea pProtoss Balloon Jung Woo Joon MYinsanity mYinsanity
krSouth Korea TTerran SalvatioN Kim Ki Yong Prime Prime
krSouth Korea pProtoss Hoon Ha Ji Hoon
Retired
krSouth Korea tTerran Sound Bae Sang Hwan
Retired
krSouth Korea tTerran Sparta Hwang Eui Jin
Retired
krSouth Korea pProtoss Brain Kim Dong Gyu
krSouth Korea pProtoss TREME Park Joon Sung Quantic Gaming Quantic Gaming
krSouth Korea pProtoss Tiger Kim Hyun Joon
Retired
krSouth Korea zZerg SoN Lee Sang Kun
Retired
krSouth Korea tTerran Harrier Ju Han Jin
krSouth Korea zZerg KingKong Yoo Chung Hee Carnage eSports Carnage eSports
krSouth Korea zZerg July Park Sung Joon Military Service
krSouth Korea tTerran RainBOw Kim Sung Je Military Service
krSouth Korea pProtoss PartinG Won Lee Sak SK Telecom T1 SK Telecom T1
krSouth Korea zZerg SUPERSTAR Shin Jung Min Military service
krSouth Korea tTerran Troumen Na Doh Hyun
Retired
krSouth Korea tTerran August Kim Siam Fnatic Fnatic
krSouth Korea zZerg TanDongHo Tan Dong Ho ZeNEX ZeNEX
krSouth Korea zZerg Monster Tak Hyun Seung MVP (team) MVP
krSouth Korea pProtoss Silver Shim So Myung
Retired
usUSA tTerran TorcH Trevor Housten
Retired
krSouth Korea zZerg FruitDealer Kim Won Gi
Retired
krSouth Korea tTerran Virus Park Joon Young
Retired
krSouth Korea pProtoss Squirtle Park Hyun Woo Incredible Miracle Incredible Miracle

Organization[edit]

Name Position
South Korea Yi Seong Jeon Head Coach
South Korea Won Jong Wook Coach / Manager

The headcoach of SBENU, Won, played a key role in the founding of WeMade FOX and began his e-Sports career in March 2003 with Toona SG, the predecessor of WeMade Fox. He remained with the team through its multiple sponsor changes, as SG Family, Pantech and Curitel Curriors, Pantech EX, and finally as WeMade FOX.[1] He was also the first president of the e-Sports Federation, from March 30, 2012 to October 19, 2012.[44][45]

Team Achievements[edit]

2013
Date Event Result
2013-11-20 2013 Global StarCraft II Team League Season 2 SBENU 1 : 4/1 : 4 AZUBU
2012
Date Event Result
2012-11-24 2012 Global StarCraft II Team League Season 3 SBENU 4 : 5 FXOpen e-Sports
2012-11-21 2012 IGN Pro Team League Season 1 SBENU 5 : 1 Incredible Miracle
2011-06-03 2012 KSL Team League Season 1 SBENU 0 : 6 Prime
2012-04-08 2012 Global StarCraft II Team League Season 1 StarTaleQ 2 : 5 Prime
2012-01-03 2012 KSL Opening Ceremonies SBENU 1 : 6 MVP (team)
2011
Date Event Result
2011-03-24 2011 Global StarCraft II Team League March SBENU 2 : 4 SlayerS
2011-02-10 2011 Global StarCraft II Team League February SBENU 4 : 5 Incredible Miracle
2011-01-31 Zotac Team Invitational Season 2 SBENU 4 : 1 ZeNEX

Championships[edit]

 IGN Pro Team League Champions
IPL TAC 3
Preceded By:
Incredible Miracle IM
2012 IPTL Season 1
21 November 2012 – Present
SBENU SBENU
2013 IPTL Season 1
Succeeded By:
MVP (team) MVP

Gallery[edit]

Highlight Videos[edit]

Interviews[edit]

Trivia[edit]

External Links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 '"[News] Another new Korean proteam with old faces" TeamLiquid.net. September 15th 2010.
  2. 'StarTale: Inside Look Part 1' YouTube.com. January 12th 2013.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Startale is new name 'sbenu'".
  4. "Bomber joins SBENU".
  5. "jjakji joins SBENU".
  6. "MMA will play for SBENU in PL".
  7. SPL Round 3 Rosters Announced
  8. Life joins KT Rolster
  9. lichter (February 23, 2015). "Daisy joins StarTale". TeamLiquid.net. Retrieved February 23, 2015.
  10. bypLy (April 19, 2015). "MyuNgSiK Joins StarTale from Prime". TeamLiquid.net. Retrieved April 19 , 2015.
  11. stuchiu (April 27, 2015). "DRG Joins StarTale". TeamLiquid.net. Retrieved April 27 , 2015.
  12. Startale to part ways with Dota2 team, SC2 coaching staff, and Avenge retires
  13. Trickster(tester) returns
  14. Planned new eSF team "Epik" fails to launch
  15. Incredible Miracle and StarTale to team up in Proleague Season 2 TeamLiquid.net
  16. StuN joins StarTale and Legend is the new head coach TeamLiquid.net
  17. Aphrodite no longer apart of StarTale
  18. "aLive joins StarTale.author=Aeromi". TeamLiquid.net. 2014-10-14. Retrieved 2014-10-16.
  19. StarTale/YoeFW Alliance Announcement TeamLiquid.net
  20. Bomber to participate in Proleague with StarTale TeamLiquid.net
  21. @MVPChoya (November 28, 2014). "Panic joins MVP". Twitter.com. Retrieved November 28, 2014.
  22. PartinG Leaves ST
  23. Golden Joins StarTale
  24. TeamStarTale (2013-01-14). facebook.com. https://www.facebook.com/TeamStarTale/posts/520127274685004.
  25. GTR (2013-02-25). "'Kart Emperor' Moon Ho-jun joins StarTale". TeamLiquid.net.
  26. DiMano (2013-03-26). "eSF Teams: Transfers and Name Changes". TeamLiquid.net.
  27. Panduhkayy (2013-06-05). "Introducing Protoss Player - Treme". quanticgaming.com. Retrieved 2013-06-05.
  28. Khaldor (2013-06-28). teamliquid.net. http://www.teamliquid.net/forum/viewmessage.php?topic_id=419147. Retrieved 2013-06-28.
  29. kimbilly (2013-07-07). pgrer.net. http://www.pgrer.net/pb/pb.php?id=gamenews&no=5513. Retrieved 2013-07-07.
  30. NS HoSeo disbands - members to Korean and foreign teams
  31. aslejoh (August 27, 2013). "StarTale Sound - retired.". Teamliquid.net. Retrieved August 27, 2013.
  32. Waxangel (2013-09-01). "GSTL/eSF September Rosters Announced". teamliquid.net. Retrieved 2013-09-01.
  33. eSF November Rosters
  34. [1]
  35. Bomber to leave Startale at end of 2013
  36. "2012 GSTL Season 1 Bracket" GOMTV.net January 13th 2012. Thread on TeamLiquid.net
  37. South Korea "StarTale signs first foreign female member MisS". Thisisgame.com. February 13th 2012. Translated version / TeamLiquid.net Forum thread
  38. South Korea "과일장수’ 김원기, 이제는 LOL 감독!" ThisIsGame.com. March 5th 2012. Translation / Thread on TeamLiquid.net
  39. RainBOw goes to the army
  40. ZeNEX merging into StarTale
  41. South Korea "김원기-서기수, StarTale 합류" PlayXP. July 11th 2011. Thread on TeamLiquid.net
  42. South Korea "스타테일, 팀 엠블럼 변경" ThisIsGame. August 8th 2011. Thread on TeamLiquid.net
  43. South Korea "조위기어, 글로벌 여성 스타크래프트2 대회 개최" ThisIsGame. November 11th 2011. Thread on TeamLiquid.net
  44. South Korea "e-Sports Federation formed by SC2 teams". ThisIsGame.com. March 30, 2012. Translation / TeamLiquid.net thread
  45. "eSF President resigns amid SlayerS controversy". ESFIWorld.com. October 19th 2012.
  46. Startale Changes their logo
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