Eo "soO" Yoon Su is a South Korean Zerg player who is currently teamless.
- 1 Biography
- 2 Wings of Liberty
- 3 Heart of the Swarm
- 4 Trivia
- 5 Achievements
- 6 Championships
- 7 Highlights
- 8 Notable Series
- 9 Interviews
- 10 Gallery
- 11 External Links
- 12 References
Wings of Liberty
soO played his first official StarCraft II match during the hybrid 2011-2012 Proleague Season 2.
2012 Auction All-Kill OSL
soO participated in KeSPA Preliminaries but lost to Shuttle in Round 3 and got eliminated from tournament.
2012 MLG Fall Championship
Being able to play in MLG Proleague Invitational, soO held a 36-12 record during regular season and went on rampage in playoffs after winning against BaBy, Flash, Soulkey and Oz, therefore winning tournament and getting $10,000 and a seed into 2012 MLG Fall Championship. There he lost to Daisy in first round of Group D and after falling into loser bracket beat First and Scarlett before losing to Bomber and finishing tournament in 13-16th place.
Heart of the Swarm
WCS Korea Season 1 GSL
WCS Korea Season 2 OSL
In his Round of 32 group, soO defeated Maru and sOs. In the Round of 16, he defeated PartinG 2-0, lost to Soulkey 1-2, and Symbol 1-2, dropping to the Challenger League again where he lost to GuMiho 1-2, going to the Up and Downs.
WCS Korea Season 3 GSL
In his Up and Downs group, soO faced Life, herO, ByuN, and Bang. Winning over Life and ByuN, and despite a loss against herO, soO made it out of the group and back into Premier League for the 3rd season in a row. In Ro32, soO caused a huge upset, eliminating Bomber, who just had won Season 2 Finals, and YongHwa, and advancing into the Ro16 from second place after losing to Super. In the Ro16, despite losing to jjakji he got his revenge on Super and eliminated INnoVation, causing another huge upset by preventing the latter go to Ro8. In the Ro8, soO won against PartinG with a 3-1 score, continuing his road to the championship. In the Ro4, he met Soulkey, who was considered as a huge favourite, being number 1 in WCS rankings, but soO swept the series, winning 3-0 and moving into the finals to play against the sensational Royal Roader from SouL, Dear. In hard-fought finals, soO lost 2-4 and finished with the silver medal.
WCS Season 3 Finals
After being seeded into Season 3 Finals, soO got placed into a group with Maru, ByuL and duckdeok which was considered as the weakest group by far. However, after losing to Maru and duckdeok, soO got eliminated and finished on 13-16th place.
2014 GSL Season 1
soO entered next season of GSL as a seeded player for the first time in his career, and quickly made a statement by winning a group with sOs, Panic and Ruin. In the Ro16, soO won his group again after beating Trap and Bbyong, avoiding playing against the multiple IEM champion herO. In the Ro8, he met PartinG again and won 3-1 convincingly, dropping only Yeonsu to the infamous Soul Train. Then, in the Ro4, he met Life who was considered as a huge favourite again, because of his impeccable ZvZ but in a 7-game slaughter, soO eliminated Life and moved on to play another Royal Roader Protoss player, Zest, who was nicknamed as SK Telecom T1 killer after all-killing them in the SPL Round 1 playoffs and eliminating Soulkey and Rain on earlier stages. In the end, soO lost 3-4 and finished with silver once again.
2014 GSL Global Championship
soO got a seed to play in the Global Championship after making a Code S finals. He got placed into Group B with San, Oz and Maru, and advanced second after beating Maru and Oz and losing to San. In semifinals, soO met Zest and lost 2-3 again, being unable to get his revenge, therefore finishing on 3rd-4th place in this tournament.
2014 GSL Season 2
After making back-to-back finals, soO entered Code S as a favourite to go deep into the season, being top-2 seed before the tournament. He beat Ragnarok in Ro32, who was chosen by him to be in his group but lost to TRUE in a hard-fought ZvZ. Despite that, after dispatching Trap, soO moved on into Ro16. There, he met two SKT T1 teammates, Classic and PartinG, and CJ Entus's Proleague ace herO. soO destroyed herO, lost to Classic and won against PartinG, making the latter think more about ways of beating soO. In Ro8, soO met Solar and quickly dismantled him 3-0, proceeding to play TRUE in the semifinals. He got his revenge for losing in Ro32 after winning 4-1, and moved into his third Code S finals in a row to play Classic. soO lost 2-4 and received second place for his third consecutive GSL Code S Finals.
MLG Summer Championship
soO qualified to 2013 MLG Spring Championship by winning the KeSPA qualifiers after beating Miso, Classic, RorO, Bbyong and Trend. In the main bracket, he beat the American Protoss player Fantasy, Drewbie, Illusion before losing to HyuN in Winners Round 4. However, soO proceeded to beat Golden and Heart in the Losers Bracket, before losing 1-2 to Sage and finishing the tournament at 9-12th place.
Long Awaited Victory
After getting second place in 4 GSL seasons and even a DreamHack Open, soO managed to qualify for the 2015 KeSPA Cup Season 2 because of his excellent Proleague performance. In the Ro16 of the tournament, he defeated San 3-0, then in the Ro8, he met the powerful Protoss from CJ Entus herO and won 3-1. In the Ro4, he met Flash and won 3-1, and finally, for the first time in his career, he won in the finals of a premier tournament beating Dark 4-1. After winning his first premier tournament and hoisting up the trophy, he said that since he had won a tier 3 tournament and now a tier 2 tournament, his goal is to win a tier 1 tournament such as a GSL or an SSL.
- On his first official SC2 match, he was defeated by EffOrt.
- His first win in an official SC2 match came against Modesty.
- First player ever to make three consecutive Code S finals, and then broke his own record by making a fourth consecutive Code S final the following season. He lost in every one of these finals. Artosis' line "soO has lost again!" became a popular meme in Korean community.
- Proceeded to GSL finals on his birthday during 2014 GSL Season 3 Code S.
- Was featured in Madals' APM compilation at 2014 DreamHack Open: Stockholm as well as in his own over-the-shoulder VOD.
- Was listed on Greatest Players of All Time list on TL as 12th.
- His Korean fans created an Arcade map where soO is supposed to achieve the GSL championship by removing his opponents from existence. The map is a minigame consisting of several increasingly difficult boss battles. (example playthrough attempt by Canata)
|In Premier Tournaments|
|2015-08-09||2nd||IEM Season X - gamescom||1 : 4||INnoVation||$4,000|
|2015-07-12||1st||2015 KeSPA Cup Season 2||4 : 1||Dark||$8,938|
|2014-10-04||2nd||2014 Global StarCraft II League Season 3||2 : 4||INnoVation||$14,274|
|2014-09-27||2nd||2014 DreamHack Open: Stockholm||0 : 3||Solar||$5,000|
|2014-06-28||2nd||2014 Global StarCraft II League Season 2||2 : 4||Classic||$14,274|
|2014-04-26||3 - 4th||2014 GSL Global Championship||2 : 3||Zest||$1,850|
|2014-04-05||2nd||2014 Global StarCraft II League Season 1||3 : 4||Zest||$14,274|
|2013-10-19||2nd||2013 WCS Season 3 Korea GSL||2 : 4||Dear||$12,000|
|In Major Tournaments|
|2015-07-05||1st||Leifeng Cup Monthly #3||2 : 0||Dream||$3,000|
|2012-11-01||1st||2012 MLG vs Proleague Invitational||4 : 2||Oz||$10,000|
|Complete Results in any Tournament|
| 2015 KeSPA Cup
| 2015 KeSPA Cup Season 2
12 July 2015 - 03 October 2016
| 2016 KeSPA Cup|
- 2016-12-24 | soO's Favorite Build Order [12 Pool ZvZ] by Shaft of Polygon Gaming
- 2016-12-10 | soO's Roach Control [ZvZ] by Shaft of Polygon Gaming
- 2015-07-13 | 2015 KeSPA Cup Season 2 Winner by inven eSports (trans. )
- 2014-09-25 | 2014 GSL Season 3 Code S Ro4 Winners by inven eSports (trans. )
- 2014-06-21 | 2014 GSL Season 2 Code S Ro4 Day 1 and 2 Winners by inven eSports (trans. )
- 2014-06-14 | 2014 GSL Season 2 Code S Ro8 Day 1 and 2 Winners by inven eSports (trans. )
- 2014-05-31 | 2014 GSL Season 2 Code S Ro16 Groups A, B, C, D Winners by inven eSports (trans. )
- 2014-05-06 | 2014 GSL Season 2 Code S Ro32 Groups A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H Winners by inven eSports (trans. )
- 2014-03-26 | 2014 GSL Season 1 Code S Ro4 Day 1 and 2 Winners by inven eSports (trans. )
- 2014-03-19 | 2014 GSL Season 1 Code S Ro8 Day 1 and 2 Winners by inven eSports (trans. )
- 2014-03-06 | 2014 GSL Season 1 Code S Ro16 Groups A, B, C, D Winners by inven eSports (trans. )
- 2014-02-06 | 2014 GSL Season 1 Code S Ro32 Groups A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H Winners by inven eSports (trans. )
- 2013-11-01 | Not-so faceless: soO and Hack by Waxangel of Teamliquid.net at 2013 WCS Season 3
- 2013-10-10 | 2013 WCS Korea Season 3 Premier League Ro4 Winners by This Is Game at 2013 WCS Season 3 Korea GSL (trans. )
- 2013-10-05 | 2013 WCS Korea Season 3 Premier League Ro8 Day 2 Winners by This Is Game (trans. )
- 2013-09-28 | 2013 WCS Korea Season 3 Premier League Ro16 Group C Winners by This Is Game at 2013 WCS Season 3 Korea GSL
- 2013-09-13 | 2013 WCS Korea Season 3 Premier League Ro32 Group H Winners by Fomos
- 2013-07-05 | 2013 WCS Korea Season 2 Premier League Ro16 Day 2 Winners by Fomos.kr
- 2013-06-21 | 2013 WCS Korea Season 2 Premier League Ro32 Groups C and D Winners by This Is Game
- 2013-05-31 | SPL Interview - S2, SoO in SKT-1 by ESportsTV (trans. )
- 2013-05-22 | 2013 WCS Korea Season 1 Challenger League Round 3 Day 2 Winners by This Is Game
- 2013-04-11 | 2013 WCS Korea Season 1 Code S Ro32 Group C Winners by This Is Game
- 2013-03-07 | 2013 GSL Season 2 Up/Downs Group E Winners by This Is Game
- 2013-02-20 | 2013 GSL Season 1 Code A Ro32 Day 3 Winners by This Is Game
- 2013-02-06 | 2013 GSL Season 1 Code A Ro48 Day 2 Winners by This Is Game
- 2013-02-01 | 2013 GSL Season 1 Code A Qualifiers Day 2 Winners by This Is Game