Wings Of Liberty
Sting also took part in the Korean Weekly Grand Prix 1 where he showed good games and reached the Ro 8. During the tournament Sting won over such players as KingKong 2-1 and SaSe 2-1 on the 1st group stage, Squirtle 2-0 and TAiLS 2-0 on the 2nd before losing in the playoff in a very close series 3-2 to his teammate jjakji.
Sting often played for New Star HoSeo in the IPL Team Arena Challenge 2.
On August 10, Sting left New Star HoSeo.
Sting tries to qualify for GSL Code A.
ESV TV Korean Weekly
On November 3, 2011, Sting participated in the ESV TV Korean Weekly Season 1 Weekly 13. After taking down Fairy, Tassadar, and Jjun, Sting went on to face TaeJa. He was not able to advance any further after he lost to TaeJa by a score of 0-3 and had to settle for fourth place.
IPL Season 5
On August 4, 2012, Sting participated in the IPL5 Amateur Satellite Qualifiers. Sting received a BYE in round one and then went on to take down Hestia and Kyo in order to advance to the finals to face TriMaster. After defeating TriMaster by a score of 2-0, Sting was able to qualify for the IGN ProLeague Season 5.
Esports Weekly Match
On March 3, 2012, Sting participated in the EWM Season 1 Week 4. Sting took down Mercy, Hack, True, TheBest, and finale to advance in to the finals against Life. Sting defeated Life by a score of 2-0 and advanced in to the EWM Season 1 Finals where he would have a shot to obtain a Code A seed if he won against the other weekly winners.
On March 5, 2012, Sting participated in the EWM Season 1 Finals. Sting took down TAiLS by a score of 2-0 and advanced in to the finals to face Noblesse. After defeating Noblesse by a score of 2-1, Sting received a Code A seed for the 2012 Global StarCraft II Season 2.
Team Liquid Starleague 4
Sting qualified for TSL4 by defeating Incredible Miracle's First in the finals of the 2nd South Korean qualifier with heavy usage of all ins to secure his place in the main tournament. The first round had him matched against the foreign Terran Empire's Beastyqt winning the series 3-1. In the round of 16 he played against a second foreigner the German Zerg DarKFoRcE of Team ALTERNATE he claimed a 3-0 victory to advance to the 3rd round. In the round of 8 he had a qualifier rematch against First where he was able to again claim victory against the Incredible Miracle Protoss to advance the round of 4. At the round of 4 however Sting's surprise run would come to an end as Prime's Creator defeated him 4-2 sending him to the 3rd place match where he was defeated by MVP's KeeN 0-4 to finish 4th in the tournament.
Intel Extreme Masters
IEM Season VII Singapore
On November 25, 2012, Sting beat Grubby in a close 3-2 final to win IEM Singapore. He qualified by beating Sinabro in the Korean Qualifier. He was put into a pretty strong group, the most notable player within it being YugiOh. He went 3-2 on matches (7-4 on maps) and managed to scrape through his group in 3rd place, putting him through to the Round of 12. There he beat strong foreign player, LucifroN 3-2, advancing him to the quarterfinals. YugiOh was his opponent here, and while many considered YugiOh to be the favourite, Sting once again managed to win 3-2. Continuing his trend of 3-2 victories, Sting beat LucifroN's brother VortiX in the semifinals, once again 3-2. He then went onto the finals, and beat fan favourite Grubby 3-2, to win the $6,500 prize.
- Earned the nickname "The Tightrope Terran" after taking every series to the final map in his breakout performance at IEM Singapore.
|In Premier Tournaments|
|2012-11-25||1st||IEM Season VII - Singapore||3 : 2||Grubby||$6,500|
|2012-09-08||4th||TeamLiquid StarLeague 4||0 : 4||KeeN||$1,500|
|In Major Tournaments|
|2013-03-24||2nd||ESET UK Masters 2013: Season 1||0 : 3||Snute||$3,015|
|In Minor Tournaments|
|2012-06-21||1st||TeamLiquid Starleague 4 Korean Qualifier #2||3 : 0||First||$100|
|2012-03-05||1st||Esports Weekly Match Finals #1||2 : 1||Noblesse||$500|
|2012-03-03||1st||Esports Weekly Match #4||2 : 0||Life||$100|
|Complete Results in any Tournament|
|Intel Extreme Masters|
| Season VII - Cologne
| Season VII - Singapore
25 November 2012 – 20 January 2013
| Season VII - Katowice|