Huang "TooDming" Huiming is a Zerg player from China, currently playing for Zenith of Origin.
- 1 Biography
- 2 Wings of Liberty
- 3 Heart of the Swarm
- 4 Legacy of the Void
- 5 Trivia
- 6 Achievements
- 7 Interviews
- 8 References
He was among the last professional Brood War players from China. Among others, he represented his country at the WCG 2009.
Wings of Liberty
TooDming was eliminated of 2011 Chinese Battle.net Invitational in group stage, but was yet invited to BlizzCon 2011 StarCraft II Invitational because the Chinese players who had qualified for the event could not attend due to VISA issues. In the first round of the BlizzCon, he defeated Ret despite the odds being against him, and then faced Mvp. Even though he managed to win a game against the three-times GSL champion, he was sent in loser's bracket by his opponent. In the lower bracket, TooDming would beat JazBas only to be eliminated by DIMAGA in the following round.
TooDming participated in G-League Season 3 where he managed to proceed to the playoffs, with a 4-0 record in group stage against SaSe, Lyn, Jim and SoftBall. He faced LoveCD in the semifinals, and despite a good 2-0 start from TooDming, his Protoss opponent eventually managed take 3 straight games in order to win the series.
He has qualified for NEO Star League Season 1 Round of 16. After placing 4th in Group B, he advanced to playoffs, defeating Lyn and went on to be defeated by eventual champion LoveCD, in the 3rd place match, he defeated another Brood War Zerg veteran F91, taking the 3rd place.
In late June, TooDming left iG, becoming a free agent.
From July 2 to July 15, 2012, TooDming participated in the World Championship Series 2012 China. TooDming took down iek and LoveCD before falling to the losers bracket after losing to Jim. TooDming then went on to take down LoveTT, Infi, and then grabbed his revenge against Jim to advance into the finals bracket. TooDming took down XY and Top and went on to face Comm in the finals. TooDming had to settle for second place because he lost to Comm by a score of 0-2.
In November 2012, he attended the International E-Culture Festival 2012, placing second and winning a $5,000 prize.
Heart of the Swarm
Transferring between several teams
On March 4, 2013, TooDming announced on his weibo that he had parted ways with Answer Gaming.
2014 WCS America Season 1
On January 3, 2014, TooDming qualified for WCS America 2014 Season 1 Challenger League through the Chinese qualifier. On February 20, TooDming advanced to Ro16 of premier league after eliminating Scarlett with an impressive 360° surround in the final battle. By defeating Scarlett, TooDming advanced to the main stage of WCS series for the first time. In the R016 he faced Arthur, winning his first game handily, but dropping the second game to Arthur's Skytoss, and the final game to an 8-gate all-in.
2014 WCS America Season 2
During season 2, TooDming once again showed an exciting performance in the group stage, especially in the back and forth series against Alicia, in which he managed to gain advantages in the early game. However, he could not convert the advantages into victories, with some over-committing battles that resulted in his 1-2 loss to Alicia. Nonetheless, the Chinese Zerg player, despite the disappointing defeat, was still able to snatch a Ro16 spot by beating Illusion twice in the group.
During the Ro16 group stage, he made a good plan of ZVT. He succeed in 2-0 victory to Bomber for the first time and led Polt by 1-0. However, Polt knew his method. He lost both Polt and Bomber by 0-4.
Matches in USA (MLG and Red Bull Battle Grounds)
Because some Premier Tournaments were held before 2014 WCS America Season 2, TooDming hoped to get help in order to participate in more matches. Later, he joined in 2014 MLG Anaheim and 2014 Red Bull Battle Grounds: Atlanta. During MLG, he played better than before. After he defeated PiLiPiLi, binski and Choya, he lost DongRaeGu and KeeN. In Atlanta, though his opposite players were not strong before meeting Huk, Suppy and he helped each other more perhaps due to Chinese language. He got 5th-8th as the best result in 2014.
2014 WCS America Season 3
2015 WCS Season 1
2015 WCS Season 2
After defeating Clavie, his new teammate - Cyan and XY, TooDming got the chance of entering WCS Premier again. He was faced with his old opponent, XiGua. At this time, he got success. He beat XiGua by 3-2. He returned Premier League though before then, Mystery gave him more pressure during the process.
Faced with two Korean players, ForGG and StarDust, he did his best and won the first match against StarDust. However, he still lost due to lack of more preparation.
2015 WCS Season 3
MSI Masters Gaming Arena 2015
After beating Jim and Mystery, TooDming got the chance to challenge the USA once again. Although he was not thought to win a match, he won Harstem. However, he lose 0-4 to two Korean players in the group, sOs and Solar. He got a position of 9th-12th in the tournament.
Legacy of the Void
GPL International 2016
He got the opportunity of Gold Series International 2016 by winning Cyan in the open qualifier. Although he lost to Sioras while no one imagined it before this match started, he still won Has twice with his airdrop tactics and entered Ro8. After he lost to PtitDrogo, he got the best result in Chinese Mainland and with Has in China - 5th to 8th.
During the era of Heart of the Swarm, other players of Zenith of Origin didn't help TooDming so much (only get 7th place in NeoTV Starcraft League 2015). As the captain, coach and player of ZoO, he is still busy. However, in LotV, Chick showed his power at last and as the best of Zenith of Origin entered 2016 Kung Fu Cup Season 1 through he could win TooDming in the inside matches of ZoO.
- Played Zerg in Brood War as well.
- Tood sounds like tu dou which means potato in Chinese.
|In Major Tournaments|
|2016-01-24||2nd||GPL 2015 Grand Finals||2 : 4||XiGua||$4,608|
|2015-11-08||1st||NESO 2015||3 : 1||MacSed||$6,320|
|2015-09-09||2nd||World Leisure Games 2015||0 : 2||Leenock||$4,800|
|2015-04-19||2nd||GPL 2015 Season 1||1 : 4||iAsonu||$1,280|
|2015-01-25||1st||GPL 2014 Season 2||4 : 2||Top||$4,832|
|2015-01-18||3rd||SOC 2013-2014 Grand Finals||3 : 0||XiGua||$1,630|
|2014-09-25||3 - 4th||GPL 2014 Season 1||1 : 3||Jim||$805|
|2013-01-17||3 - 4th||2012 G-League Season 2||0 : 3||Jim||$1,600|
|2012-11-01||2nd||International E-Culture Festival 2012||1 : 2||SaSe||$5,000|
|2012-08-11||2nd||2012 G-League Season 1||2 : 3||TAiLS||$3,140|
|2012-07-15||2nd||2012 SC2 WCS: China Nationals||0 : 2||Comm||$2,250|
|2012-04-15||3rd||NEO Star League 2012 Season 1||3 : 2||F91||$1,586|
|2011-11-20||3 - 4th||2011 G-League Season 3||2 : 3||LoveCD||$1,550|
|In Minor Tournaments|
|2015-10-17||3 - 4th||TSH Cup||3 : 2||JieShi||$160|
|2014-05-04||2nd||BoGou Cup: May Finals||0 : 2||Jim||$163|
|2014-05-04||3rd||BoGou Cup: April Finals||2 : 0||XY||$81|
|2014-01-26||3rd||SOC 2013-2014 Winter Season Finals||2 : 0||XluoS||$490|
|2013-09-24||1st||NEO Star League 2013||3 : 1||Jim||$1,632|
|Complete Results in any Tournament|
- 2014-04-05 | Interview with MacSed/XiGua/ToodMing by Tyrant of s.163.com at 2014 WCS Season 1 America Premier League
- 2014-02-20 | Interview with Toodming by BreAKer at 2014 WCS Season 1 America Premier League Ro32 (trans. )
- 2014-01-06 | TooDming talks about his advance to 2014 WCS Season 1 America by Tyrant of s.163.com at 2014 WCS Season 1 America: Chinese Qualifier (trans. )
- "Lyn left Team Pandarea". T.QQ.com. April 19th 2012. Translated version / TeamLiquid.net Forum thread
- Toodming joins Invictus Gaming
- TooDming playing for AnSwer Gaming
- "Leaving Answer". 2013-03-04.
- Toodming, Ezrc and DouDou join Long Chen(LC)
- "“中国斗神”Toodming转会加盟Zoo战队". NetEase. 2013-12-03. Retrieved 2014-04-09.
- "TooDming vs Scarlett". 2014-10-01.
- "TooDming vs Arthur". 2014-10-01.