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|Romanized Name:||Kim Young Jin|
|Birth:||May 17, 1990|
????-??-?? - 2012-05-15
2012-07-27 - 2012-12-27
2013-01-30 - Present
Kim "SuperNova" Young Jin is a Terran player from South Korea, who is currently playing for AZUBU.
 Wings of Liberty
SuperNova joined oGs during the GSL January and managed to qualify for Code A in the GSL March qualifiers.
 Code A
SuperNova's first match of GSL March Code A was against the heavily favoured Squirtle, who had defeated GSL 4 Champion Mvp in the GSTL. SuperNova managed to defeat Squirtle 2-0 and his next opponent aLive, thereby getting to the Ro8 and qualifying for the up/down matches. He continued in Code A all the way to the finals after defeating both Killer and Alicia. He took second place after losing to LosirA 3-4 in the finals. In the up/down matches, SuperNova would be held off by Polt 2-0, but was able to take down TheBest in order to secure a Code S spot in the next season.
His first Code A match in the 2011 GSL November was versus VINES, he would take an easy 2-0 win and advance to the Round of 32. In the Round of 32 SuperNova would battle it out vs Squirtle also taking a 2-0 win and continuing his Code A run, which would continue in the Round of 24 vs GuMiho also with a 2-0 win, securing him a spot for the next Code S season.
 Code S
In his Code S debut in GSL May, SuperNova easily advanced at the top of his group with victories over Polt and his coach, TheWinD. He was eliminated by his teammate TOP in the subsequent round. In GSL August, SuperNova was eliminated in the group stages 0-2 and played in the Up and Down Matches. There, he placed first in his group with a score of 3-0, allowing him to stay in Code S. SuperNova made it to the round of 8 in GSL October. He placed second in his group and managed to beat DongRaeGu to get there, but was defeated by GanZi 2-3.
Though SuperNova dropped to Code A, he was able to get back to Code S by advancing out of the 2011 GSL November Code A Round of 24. On January 10th, he was able to defeat MC followed by Leenock, only losing 1 game to each, to advance onto the Round of 16. There he lost to Puzzle and Oz to end his Code S run in the first season of 2012.
 ESV TV Korean Weekly
On January 18th, 2012, SuperNova participated in the ESV TV Korean Weekly Season 2 Weekly 1. After taking down Creator, Monster, TaeJa and TheBest, SuperNova went on to face Leenock. He was not able to advance any further after he lost to Leenock by a score of 1-3 and had to settle for fourth place.
 Outside Korea
SuperNova's first tournament outside of Korea was IEM Season VI Sao Paulo. He was the only player living in Korea who played in this event. In the Group Stage, he took first place of his group after beating DarKFoRcE 2-0, Illusion 2-0 and KiLLeR 2-1. His next opponent in the Playoffs would be the Russian player sLivko. He took the victory 3-2, advancing to the semifinals where he met ReaL. He again won 3-2 and face viOLet in the finals where he lost 1-3, taking $3,300 home and enough points to qualify for IEM Season VI World Championship.
At the IEM Season VI World Championship, he got second place in his group. He beat DarKFoRcE again 2-0, 2-1 ReaL, and 2-1 Kas, but lost 2-0 to Feast and 2-1 to IdrA. His opponent in round 16 of the Playoffs was his former teammate Zenio. He was defeated 1-3, ending his tournament run.
On August 25th 2012 Supernova took part in the Campus Party Europe where he was placed into Group A. He would go 2-1 in his group defeating AlaStOr 2-0 and Feast 2-1 and losing to HasuObs 1-2. With a second place finish in his group he advanced to the Round of 8. He would then go on to defeat ForGG 2-0, Snute 2-1, HasuObs 2-0 and in the grand finals he defeated Snute 4-1 taking home the 10,000$ prize.
On December 26th 2012 Supernova left mTw.
- Was a B-Teamer known as SaiR on Brood War pro-gaming team KT Rolster playing Terran.
- The third most consistent competitor in GSL Code S, having qualified a total of nine times, at one point making him one Code S qualification away from being the second person to have received the NesTea award. However, he dropped out of Code S before he was able to accomplish this, resetting his progress towards the award.
|In Premier Tournaments|
|2012-02-11||2nd||IEM Season VI - Global Challenge Sao Paulo||1 : 3||viOLet||$3,300|
|In Major Tournaments|
|2012-08-25||1st||Campus Party Europe 2012||4 : 1||Snute||$10,000|
|2011-11-12||3 - 4th||Arena of Legends: Team Ace Invitational||0 : 2||Mvp||₩1,500,000|
|2011-03-11||2nd||2011 GSL March: Code A||3 : 4||LosirA||$875|
|Complete results in any competition|
- 2013-05-16 | 2013 WCS Season 1 Challenger League Round 3 Day 1 Winners by This Is Game
- 2013-04-10 | 2013 WCS Korea Season 1 Challenger League Qualifiers Day 1 Winners by This Is Game
- 2012-02-16 | 2013 GSTL Pre-Season StarTale vs AZUBU Winner by This Is Game
- 2012-08-30 | 2012 GSL Season 4 Up/Downs Group D Winners by This Is Game
- 2012-02-07 | IEM Brazil Interview - SuperNova by MrBitter of IEM at IEM Season VI - Global Challenge Sao Paulo
- 2012-01-29 | 2012 GSTL Season 1 oGs vs ZeNEX Group A Winner by This Is Game
- 2012-01-11 | 2012 GSl Season 1 Code S Ro32 Group B Winners by This Is Game
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