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Player Information
Name: 방태수
Romanized Name: Bang Tae Su
Birth: April 15, 1992 (1992-04-15) (age 22)
Country: South Korea South Korea
Race: Zerg
Team: Dead Pixels
Alternate IDs: Alone
WCS Rank (Points): #32 (1475 points)
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History
2011-11-04 - 2012-11-02

2012-11-02 - 2013-07-10

2013-07-10 - 2014-08-25

2014-09-05 - Present


Bang "TRUE" Tae Su is a StarCraft progamer from South Korea. He plays Zerg for Dead Pixels.

Wings of Liberty[edit]

TRUE tried to qualify for the 2012 OnGameNet Starleague Season 1 but lost to Classic with a score of 1-2 in the Ro8 of Group F in the KeSPA Preliminaries after receiving a BYE in the previous round.

TRUE tried to qualify for the World Cyber Games 2012 but lost to Snow with a score of 0-2 in the Ro8 of Group 2 in the KeSPA Qualifiers.

TRUE tried to qualify for the 2012 StarCraft II World Championship Series but lost to sOs with a score of 0-2 in the Ro4 of Group F in the South Korean Preliminaries after winning against 하지훈,Tible with a score of 2-0 and 2-1 respectively and receiving a BYE in the previous rounds.

On November 2, 2012, TRUE left team SK Telecom T1 in order to join 8th Team.[1]

After his first three failed qualification attempts in his Wings of Liberty career, TRUE attempted to qualify for Code A in the GSL 2013 Season 1 on January 29, 2013, where he was finally successful after defeating Mekia in the final of his bracket. In Code A, he defeated Hack, Crazy, and BBoongBBoong to qualify for WCS Korea 2013 Season 1 Premier League.

Heart of the Swarm[edit]

In WCS Korea 2013 Season 1 Premier League, TRUE was knocked out in the Round of 32 after losing two series to KangHo, despite defeating FanTaSy. He was unable to requalify for Premier League after being defeated by EffOrt in Challenger League and losing to First, MarineKing, and Hurricane in the Up and Down matches.

In Challenger League for WCS Korea 2013 Season 2, TRUE took a 6-0 score, defeating JYP, Squirtle, and KeeN to qualify for Premier League.

In WCS Korea 2013 Season 3 Premier League, TRUE was once again matched against KangHo in the first match, where he defeated his opponent 2-1. He could not prevail against the Season 2 runner-up Rain in the Winner's Match, however, and he was matched against KangHo yet again in the final match. After using aggressive builds in all three games, TRUE eventually lost the series 1-2 after failing to afflict significant damage with an early Baneling attack in the final game.

With WCS Korea being back to GSL, TRUE found himself in Code A having to qualify for Code S again. He finished his group consisting of hydra, Dream and Ryung and went on to Code S. Going into his Ro32 group, TRUE won his first match 2-1 against Bbyong. However, he lost in the winners match to PartinG, now having to go up against Bbyong again, but this time it did not go as well, as he lost the series 1-2, meaning the end of Code S for him in Season 1. Being back to Code A, TRUE played against Choya, taking him down 2-0, to next face SuperNova in the winners match, losing 2-1 to him and dropping down to the deciders match were TY was waiting for him already. TRUE managed to beat TY 2-0 and once again move on to Code S, where he found himself facing Trap. He was able to beat the Protoss 2-1 and move on to the winners match to face soO, which he did win against in the end as well, moving through to the Round of 16. Although losing his first match in his Ro16 group against Stork 0-2, he won the losers match against Dark convincingly, before once again facing Stork and this time winning 2-1, meaning he was going to the Round of 8. There he would face KT Rolster's ace Zest, who at the time was known to be one of the strongest Protoss in the world and beat him 3-1. Now in the Ro4, his next match was against soO, where he got defeated harshly by 4-1.

Being already qualified for Season 3 Code S, his first match was against TY, who he beat 2-0 going into the winners match against Dear, where he won 2-1 moving on to the round of 16 as first place in his group. In the GSL group selections, he got chosen into group D by DongRaeGu, before choosing Flash as the last remaining player, and the player that his first match would be against.

On August 25th, 2014, TRUE decided not to renew his contract with Jin Air Green Wings as he wanted to build experience with a team overseas.[2] A few days after, shortly before his Ro16 match in GSL, he announced he would be joining the newly created Swiss team Dead Pixels. TotalBiscuit shortly after announced, that he and TRUE's new team had come upon the agreement that TRUE would be living and training in the Axiom teamhouse, the house that he was also living in while still searching for a team. In his first match as a Dead Pixels Player during the GSL Ro16, he lost to 2 early pushes from Flash, next facing against DongRaeGu, to whom he lost as well, dropping out of the GSL in last place of his group.

Trivia[edit]

  • MajOr released on twitter that TRUE would be retiring after his final proleague game that was played vs Bisu on Monday July 8th 2013,[3] but TRUE did not retire after all.[4]

Achievements[edit]

In Premier Tournaments
Date Place Event Result Winnings
2014-09-14 DreamHack A33 - 4th 2014 DreamHack Open: Moscow 0 : 2 Terran jjakji $3,000
2014-06-20 GOMTV Global StarCraft II League A33 - 4th 2014 Global StarCraft II League Season 2 1 : 4 Zerg soO $7,612
In Major Tournaments
Date Place Event Result Winnings
2014-01-11 A44th TeSL 2013 - 2014: Season 2 2 : 4 Protoss Has $1,330
Complete Results in any Tournament

Interviews[edit]

2014[edit]

2013[edit]

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. South Korea "Alone transfers from SKT to 8TH". Esports.Dailygame.co.kr. November 2nd 2012. Translation / TeamLiquid.net thread
  2. Jin Air Green Wings (August 25, 2014). "TRUE leaves Jin Air Green Wings". Facebook.com. Retrieved August 25, 2014.
  3. TRUE is retiring after his game vs Bisu". July 8th 2013.
  4. Korean article about TRUE
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