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Team Information
Location: South Korea South Korea
Coaches: Won Joong Wook (원종욱)
Fruit Salad
Red Bull
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2012 IGN Pro Team League Season 1
Player Breakdown
Number of Players:


Picon small.png 4Ticon small.png 3Zicon small.png 5
Created: 2010-09-01
Recent Player Trades: 2014-01-08: Avenge retires
To read about StarTale's activities in Dota 2, see StarTale.


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]
  • January 3, PartinG announces that he has left the team.[7]
  • January 7, Golden joins the team.[8]
  • January 13, it is announced on StarTale's Facebook page that Squirtle has left the team.[9]
  • February 25, Kart Rider champion Moon Ho-jun joins the team as both a protoss StarCraft II and Kart Rider player.[10]
  • March 26, SoN, Tiger and Harrier are not registered for GSTL.[11]
  • June 5, TREME leaves to join Quantic Gaming.[12]
  • June 26, Upon qualifying for WCS Korea OSL Season 2, Balloon is recruited.[13]
  • July 7, Sparta and Brain leave Startale, Hoon joins Startale.[14]
  • July 31, SalvatioN joins team StarTale after NSH disbands.[15]
  • August 27, It is announced that Sound has retired.[16]
  • September 1, AcE is no longer listed on StarTale's playing roster, having become a coach/caster for the team.[17]
  • November 3, SalvatioN, Balloon and Hoon retire.[18]
  • November 24, Golden retires at Red Bull Battle Grounds New York City.[19]
  • 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.[20]
  • January 13, StarTale partners with Quantic Gaming to participate in the 2012 GSTL Season 1 as StarTaleQ.[21]
  • February 13, Chinese former Warcraft III player and commentator MisS joins the team.[22]
  • March 5, FruitDealer moves to StarTale's League of Legends squad as a coach.[23]
  • June 6, it is announced that RainBOw will fulfill his military service on June 26.[24]
  • July 13, it is announced that team ZeNEX will be merged into StarTale.[25]
  • September 15, StarTale announces its StarCraft II team.[1]

Player Roster[edit]

StarTale roster: PartinG, Sound, KingKong, Hack, Curious, AcE, Virus, Tiger, Squirtle and Bomber

Best Yearly Results:


ID Name 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
krSouth Korea TTicon small.png Aphrodite Kim Ga Young - - - - -
krSouth Korea pPicon small.png Booster Moon Ho Joon - - - - -
krSouth Korea ZZicon small.png Curious Lee Won Pyo - 1st GOMTV Global StarCraft II League 5 - 6th World Championship Series A4Sicon.png Ro4 GOMTV Global StarCraft II League IEM Season VIII - New York B6Sicon.png Ro16 GOMTV Global StarCraft II League
krSouth Korea TTicon small.png Hack Kim Young Il G4Ro64 GOMTV Global StarCraft II League D2Ro32 GOMTV Global StarCraft II League A8Ro8 Team Liquid Starleague A8Premier League Ro8 2013 WCS Season 3 America IEM Season VIII - Singapore LE8Aicon.png Ro48 GOMTV Global StarCraft II League
krSouth Korea tTicon small.png Legend Yi Seong Jeon - - - - -
krSouth Korea ZZicon small.png Life Lee Seung Hyun - - Sicon.png 1st GOMTV Global StarCraft II League MLG GomTV Blizzard Cup 1st Iron Squid MLG Intel Extreme Masters A4Sicon.png Ro4 2014 Global StarCraft II League Season 1
ChinaChina PPicon small.png MisS Han Yi Ying - - - - -
krSouth Korea PPicon small.png Panic Han Jae Woon - - - - D2Sicon.png Ro32 GOMTV Global StarCraft II League
krSouth Korea ZZicon small.png Pet Park Nam Kyu - - - LD2Challenger League Ro32 World Championship Series D2Sicon.png Ro32 GOMTV Global StarCraft II League
krSouth Korea ZZicon small.png SuHoSin Kim Soo Ho D2Ro32 GOMTV Global StarCraft II League A8Ro8 GOMTV Global StarCraft II League D2Sicon.png Ro32 GOMTV Global StarCraft II League - -
KoreaSouth Korea PPicon small.png TricKsteR Seo Ki Soo A8Ro8 GOMTV Global StarCraft II League A8Sicon.png Ro8 GOMTV Global StarCraft II League - - -
krSouth Korea ZZicon small.png Zero Lim Choon Ho - - - LE8Challenger League Ro48 World Championship Series -


ID Name New Team
krSouth Korea tTicon small.png Bomber Choi Ji Sung RedBulllogo std.png Red Bull
krSouth Korea pPicon small.png Avenge Kim Nam Joong Green Wings std.png Jin Air Green Wings
krSouth Korea zZicon small.png Golden Jo Myeong Hwan Ailogo std.png Alien Invasion
krSouth Korea rRicon small.png Balloon Jung Woo Joon Myinsanitylogo std.png mYinsanity
krSouth Korea TTicon small.png SalvatioN Kim Ki Yong Primelogo std.png Prime
krSouth Korea pPicon small.png Hoon Ha Ji Hoon
krSouth Korea tTicon small.png Sound Bae Sang Hwan
krSouth Korea tTicon small.png Sparta Hwang Eui Jin
krSouth Korea pPicon small.png Brain Kim Dong Gyu
krSouth Korea pPicon small.png TREME Park Joon Sung Qantic std.png Quantic Gaming
krSouth Korea pPicon small.png Tiger Kim Hyun Joon
krSouth Korea zZicon small.png SoN Lee Sang Kun
krSouth Korea tTicon small.png Harrier Ju Han Jin
krSouth Korea zZicon small.png KingKong Yoo Chung Hee Carnage std.png Carnage eSports
krSouth Korea zZicon small.png July Park Sung Joon Military Service
krSouth Korea tTicon small.png RainBOw Kim Sung Je Military Service
krSouth Korea pPicon small.png PartinG Won Lee Sak SKT1logo std.png SK Telecom T1
krSouth Korea zZicon small.png SUPERSTAR Shin Jung Min Military service
krSouth Korea pPicon small.png Ssoja Park Woong Jin
krSouth Korea tTicon small.png Troumen Na Doh Hyun
krSouth Korea tTicon small.png August Kim Siam Fnaticlogo std.png Fnatic
krSouth Korea zZicon small.png TanDongHo Tan Dong Ho ZeNEXlogo std.png ZeNEX
krSouth Korea zZicon small.png Monster Tak Hyun Seung MVPlogo std.png MVP
krSouth Korea pPicon small.png Silver Shim So Myung
usUSA tTicon small.png TorcH Trevor Housten
krSouth Korea zZicon small.png FruitDealer Kim Won Gi
krSouth Korea tTicon small.png Virus Park Joon Young
krSouth Korea pPicon small.png Squirtle Park Hyun Woo IMlogo std.png Incredible Miracle


Name Position
South Korea Won Jong Wook Head 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.[29][30]

Team Achievements[edit]

Date Event Result
2013-11-20 2013 Global StarCraft II Team League Season 2 Bronze.png Startalelogo std.png 1 : 4/1 : 4 Azubulogo std.png
Date Event Result
2012-11-24 2012 Global StarCraft II Team League Season 3 SF.png Startalelogo std.png 4 : 5 FXOlogo std.png
2012-11-21 2012 IGN Pro Team League Season 1 Gold.png Startalelogo std.png 5 : 1 IMlogo std.png
2011-06-03 2012 KSL Team League Season 1 Silver.png Startalelogo std.png 0 : 6 Primelogo std.png
2012-04-08 2012 Global StarCraft II Team League Season 1 Silver.png StarTaleQlogo std.png 2 : 5 Primelogo std.png
2012-01-03 2012 KSL Opening Ceremonies Silver.png Startalelogo std.png 1 : 6 MVPlogo std.png
Date Event Result
2011-03-24 2011 Global StarCraft II Team League March SF.png Startalelogo std.png 2 : 4 SlayerSlogo std.png
2011-02-10 2011 Global StarCraft II Team League February Silver.png Startalelogo std.png 4 : 5 IMlogo std.png
2011-01-31 Zotac Team Invitational Season 2 Gold.png Startalelogo std.png 4 : 1 ZeNEXlogo std.png


 IGN Pro Team League Champions
Preceeded By:
IMlogo std.png IM
2012 IPTL Season 1
21 November 2012 – Present
Startalelogo std.png StarTale
2013 IPTL Season 1
Succeeded By:
MVPlogo std.png 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. PartinG Leaves ST
  8. Golden Joins StarTale
  9. TeamStarTale (2013-01-14).
  10. GTR (2013-02-25). "'Kart Emperor' Moon Ho-jun joins StarTale".
  11. DiMano (2013-03-26). "eSF Teams: Transfers and Name Changes".
  12. Panduhkayy (2013-06-05). "Introducing Protoss Player - Treme". Retrieved 2013-06-05.
  13. Khaldor (2013-06-28). Retrieved 2013-06-28.
  14. kimbilly (2013-07-07). Retrieved 2013-07-07.
  15. NS HoSeo disbands - members to Korean and foreign teams
  16. aslejoh (August 27, 2013). "StarTale Sound - retired.". Retrieved August 27, 2013.
  17. Waxangel (2013-09-01). "GSTL/eSF September Rosters Announced". Retrieved 2013-09-01.
  18. eSF November Rosters
  19. [1]
  20. Bomber to leave Startale at end of 2013
  21. "2012 GSTL Season 1 Bracket" January 13th 2012. Thread on
  22. South Korea "StarTale signs first foreign female member MisS". February 13th 2012. Translated version / Forum thread
  23. South Korea "과일장수’ 김원기, 이제는 LOL 감독!" March 5th 2012. Translation / Thread on
  24. RainBOw goes to the army
  25. ZeNEX merging into StarTale
  26. South Korea "김원기-서기수, StarTale 합류" PlayXP. July 11th 2011. Thread on
  27. South Korea "스타테일, 팀 엠블럼 변경" ThisIsGame. August 8th 2011. Thread on
  28. South Korea "조위기어, 글로벌 여성 스타크래프트2 대회 개최" ThisIsGame. November 11th 2011. Thread on
  29. South Korea "e-Sports Federation formed by SC2 teams". March 30, 2012. Translation / thread
  30. "eSF President resigns amid SlayerS controversy". October 19th 2012.
  31. Startale Changes their logo

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