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Team Information
Location: South Korea South Korea
Coaches: Won Joong Wook (원종욱)
Fruit Salad
Red Bull
Website Twitter Facebook TLPD HotS TLPD International TLPD Korea Aligulac Fanclub
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 World Championship World Cyber Games 2012Iron Squid – Chapter II2013 MLG Winter Championship2013 WCS Season 2IEM Season VIII - New York2014 DreamHack Open: Bucharest
Player Breakdown
Number of Players:


Protoss 4Terran 3Zerg 5
Created: 2010-09-01
Recent Player Trades: 2014-01-08 - Avenge retires


StarTale is a top Korean StarCraft II team 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 a League of Legends team.


  • January 8 - Avenge retires.[3]
  • January 8 - TricKsteR returns to the StarTale roster after his military service ends.[4]
  • January 8 - Legend, who had previously lived at the StarTale team house, officially joins as a player after spending years as a GSL observer.[5]
  • 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 cannot be officially used yet since the team is not a KeSPA member.) [6]
  • March 5 - AcE is no longer coach.[Citation needed]
  • September 16 - StuN joins the team, and Legend is the new head coach. [7]
  • January 3, PartinG announces that he has left the team.[8]
  • January 7, Golden joins the team.[9]
  • January 13, it is announced on StarTale's Facebook page that Squirtle has left the team.[10]
  • February 25, Kart Rider champion Moon Ho-jun joins the team as both a protoss StarCraft II and Kart Rider player.[11]
  • March 26, SoN, Tiger and Harrier are not registered for GSTL.[12]
  • June 5, TREME leaves to join Quantic Gaming.[13]
  • June 26, Upon qualifying for WCS Korea OSL Season 2, Balloon is recruited.[14]
  • July 7, Sparta and Brain leave Startale, Hoon joins Startale.[15]
  • July 31, SalvatioN joins team StarTale after NSH disbands.[16]
  • August 27, It is announced that Sound has retired.[17]
  • September 1, AcE is no longer listed on StarTale's playing roster, having become a coach/caster for the team.[18]
  • November 3, SalvatioN, Balloon and Hoon retire.[19]
  • November 24, Golden retires at Red Bull Battle Grounds New York City.[20]
  • December 31, Bomber decides to part ways with StarTale and leaves on amicable terms. He cites the desire to explore more foreign tournaments (including a switch to WCS America) and possibly being the playing coach of his own team at the end of his StarCraft career.[21]
  • January 13, StarTale partners with Quantic Gaming to participate in the 2012 GSTL Season 1 as StarTaleQ.[22]
  • February 13, Chinese former Warcraft III player and commentator MisS joins the team.[23]
  • March 5, FruitDealer moves to StarTale's League of Legends squad as a coach.[24]
  • June 6, it is announced that RainBOw will fulfill his military service on June 26.[25]
  • July 13, it is announced that team ZeNEX will be merged into StarTale.[26]
  • September 15, StarTale announces its StarCraft II team.[1]

Player Roster[edit]

Best Yearly Results:


ID Name 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
krSouth Korea TTerran Aphrodite Kim Ga Young - - - - -
krSouth Korea pProtoss Booster Moon Ho Joon - - - - -
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
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
krSouth Korea tTerran Legend Yi Seong Jeon - - - - -
krSouth Korea ZZerg Life Lee Seung Hyun - - Code S 1st 2012 GSL Season 4 2012 MLG Fall Championship 2012 GSL Blizzard Cup 1st Iron Squid – Chapter II 2013 MLG Winter Championship IEM Season VIII - New York 1st 2014_DreamHack_Open/Bucharest
ChinaChina PProtoss MisS Han Yi Ying - - - - -
krSouth Korea PProtoss Panic Han Jae Woon - - - - Code S 17 - 24th 2014 Global StarCraft II League Season 1
krSouth Korea ZZerg Pet Park Nam Kyu - - - Challenger League 25 - 40th 2013 WCS Season 3 Korea GSL 9 - 16th 2014 Taiwan Open
krSouth Korea ZZerg SuHoSin Kim Soo Ho 17 - 32nd 2010 Sony Ericsson StarCraft II Open Season 2 5 - 8th 2011 GSL Super Tournament Code S 25 - 32nd 2012 Global StarCraft II League Season 3 2012 Global StarCraft II League Season 4 - -
krSouth Korea PProtoss StuN Seung Hyun Kim - - - -
KoreaSouth Korea PProtoss TricKsteR Seo Ki Soo 5 - 8th 2010 TG Sambo Intel StarCraft II Open Season 1 Code S 5 - 8th 2011 Sony Ericsson Global StarCraft II League January 2011 Global StarCraft II League July - - -
krSouth Korea ZZerg Zero Lim Choon Ho - - - Challenger League 41 - 64th 2013 WCS Season 3 Korea GSL -


StarTale roster: PartinG, Sound, KingKong, Hack, Curious, AcE, Virus, Tiger, Squirtle and Bomber
ID Name New Team
krSouth Korea pProtoss AcE Jung Woo Seo
krSouth Korea pProtoss Avenge Kim Nam Joong
krSouth Korea tTerran Bomber Choi Ji Sung Red Bull Red Bull
krSouth Korea zZerg Golden Jo Myeong Hwan Alien Invasion Alien Invasion
krSouth Korea rRandom Balloon Jung Woo Joon MYinsanity mYinsanity
krSouth Korea TTerran SalvatioN Kim Ki Yong Prime Prime
krSouth Korea pProtoss Hoon Ha Ji Hoon
krSouth Korea tTerran Sound Bae Sang Hwan
krSouth Korea tTerran Sparta Hwang Eui Jin
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
krSouth Korea zZerg SoN Lee Sang Kun
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 pProtoss Ssoja Park Woong Jin
krSouth Korea tTerran Troumen Na Doh Hyun
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
usUSA tTerran TorcH Trevor Housten
krSouth Korea zZerg FruitDealer Kim Won Gi
krSouth Korea tTerran Virus Park Joon Young
krSouth Korea pProtoss Squirtle Park Hyun Woo Incredible Miracle Incredible Miracle


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

The headcoach of StarTale, 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.[30][31]

Team Achievements[edit]

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


 IGN Pro Team League Champions
Preceeded By:
Incredible Miracle IM
2012 IPTL Season 1
21 November 2012 – Present
StarTale StarTale
2013 IPTL Season 1
Succeeded By:
MVP (team) MVP


Highlight Videos[edit]



External Links[edit]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 '"[News] Another new Korean proteam with old faces" September 15th 2010.
  2. 'StarTale: Inside Look Part 1' January 12th 2013.
  3. Startale to part ways with Dota2 team, SC2 coaching staff, and Avenge retires
  4. Trickster(tester) returns
  5. Planned new eSF team "Epik" fails to launch
  6. Incredible Miracle and StarTale to team up in Proleague Season 2
  7. StuN joins StarTale and Legend is the new head coach
  8. PartinG Leaves ST
  9. Golden Joins StarTale
  10. TeamStarTale (2013-01-14).
  11. GTR (2013-02-25). "'Kart Emperor' Moon Ho-jun joins StarTale".
  12. DiMano (2013-03-26). "eSF Teams: Transfers and Name Changes".
  13. Panduhkayy (2013-06-05). "Introducing Protoss Player - Treme". Retrieved 2013-06-05.
  14. Khaldor (2013-06-28). Retrieved 2013-06-28.
  15. kimbilly (2013-07-07). Retrieved 2013-07-07.
  16. NS HoSeo disbands - members to Korean and foreign teams
  17. aslejoh (August 27, 2013). "StarTale Sound - retired.". Retrieved August 27, 2013.
  18. Waxangel (2013-09-01). "GSTL/eSF September Rosters Announced". Retrieved 2013-09-01.
  19. eSF November Rosters
  20. [1]
  21. Bomber to leave Startale at end of 2013
  22. "2012 GSTL Season 1 Bracket" January 13th 2012. Thread on
  23. South Korea "StarTale signs first foreign female member MisS". February 13th 2012. Translated version / Forum thread
  24. South Korea "과일장수’ 김원기, 이제는 LOL 감독!" March 5th 2012. Translation / Thread on
  25. RainBOw goes to the army
  26. ZeNEX merging into StarTale
  27. South Korea "김원기-서기수, StarTale 합류" PlayXP. July 11th 2011. Thread on
  28. South Korea "스타테일, 팀 엠블럼 변경" ThisIsGame. August 8th 2011. Thread on
  29. South Korea "조위기어, 글로벌 여성 스타크래프트2 대회 개최" ThisIsGame. November 11th 2011. Thread on
  30. South Korea "e-Sports Federation formed by SC2 teams". March 30, 2012. Translation / thread
  31. "eSF President resigns amid SlayerS controversy". October 19th 2012.
  32. Startale Changes their logo

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