Vicious Killers

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Team Information
Location:
Coaches:
Kyzer, ChiOt
Manager:
ChiOt
Team Captain:
JusticeSimon
Sponsor:
ChiOt
Links
Player Breakdown
Number of Players:
14
6
5
3
History
Created:
2010-07-25

Overview[edit]

Team VK (Vicious Killers), formed in Singapore during 2010, was initially a casual clan consisting some Vietnamese players who were staying in Singapore. From early 2015, VK started to recruit more competitive players from various countries (mostly in Southeast Asia region). The team is now still a self-funded team, most players are sponsored by team manager Vo "ChiOt" Huu Tien.

History[edit]

From 2015, Team VK firstly gathered casual Starcraft II players to participating Vietnam Team League, a local Team League tournament of Vietnam. After that, VK expanded into a multi-nationals semi-pro team including competitive players in various countries. In 2017, VK joins SEA Open Team League (Season 1).

  • January 5, Junbo and Today joins.
  • January 6, Glow and control joins.
  • January 24, KNife joins.
  • February 28, Today leaves to focus on studying.
  • March 12, Revenant retirement.
  • May 11, Stranger joins.
  • May 22, ZeNa joins.
  • May 25, Scare joins.
  • August 28, Scare is removed from the team due to his bad behaviors.
  • Early 2016, many young players join Team VK, the team expands more and more after VTL (Vietnam Team League, the biggest team league competition in South East Asisa) started on Jan 2015.
  • Jan 2016, Le "Freedom" Tuan Linh joins Team VK as the first rookie player of the team, he is now Assistant Manager of Team VK, and organizing/casting/streaming lots of SC2 events in Vietnam.
  • April 2016, Team VK becomes Runner Up team of VTL Season 1 after losing to Team EZ in the Grand Finals (with the score 3-4)
  • Late April 2016, Singaporean Terran Justin "Elusory" Chua joins, after this event, Team VK starts to accept application from foreigners.
  • May 2016, Korean semi-pro player Lim "Apdo" Byun Chan joins the as a Coach-Player.
  • July 2016, to celebrate 6th birthday of Starcraft II (and almost 6th year since Team VK was founded), Team VK is now have an official name: Vicious Killers. The name is made by ChiOt (Team Manager) together with HowCuteIAm (Team Designer)
  • End of July 2016, Team VK becomes the Champion team of VTL Season 2 after a close final match versus team HoG (with score 4-3)
  • August 2016, Team VK divides into VK Black and VK White in order to participate in Vietnam Team League (VTL) 2016 Season 3.
  • August 2016, Singaporean Protoss player Alvin "Lobo" Toh joins.
  • September 2016, Korean semi-pro player Kang "Oracle" Seung Hyeon joins.
  • October 2016, Australian zerg HOTBIGTIT joins VK.
  • October 2016, WhitePuma and JoeKooler have been promoted from Academy into Main Roster.
  • 2 November 2016, Korean ex-pro player Yoo "Ezpz" Youngjun (a.k.a "MVPGalaxy") joins Team VK as the 4th Korean Terran player of the team.
  • 7 November 2016, Singaporean Zerg player Ryan "Kyzer" Low joins Team VK.
  • 25 November 2016, Korean female Zerg player Kim "CherryiCe" Eun Ji joins VK as the 3rd female player of the team.
  • November 2015,Team VK is reformed and reorganized by Vo "ChiOt" Huu Tien (also known as "CoLoR" during Wings of Liberty time), ChiOt also persuades some old Team VK members to comeback to Starcraft II, and he is (somehow) successful.
  • December 2015, Team VK's Manager, Vo "ChiOt" Huu Tien, organizes some activities as well as show-matches for Vietnam SC2 Community, his plan is to pull team VK into those events and make Team VK be alive again after 4 years of inactivity.
  • End 2015, Le "JusticeSimon" Thien Vu joins the team and became the core member of Team VK.
  • Team VK became inactive since the end of 2011 due to many core players lost their interest in Starcraft II, some switched to Dota 2 and some retired from gaming completely.
  • The biggest SC2 community of Vietnam teanvk.net was shut down after that.
  • July 2010, a group of Vietnamese Starcraft 2 players living in Singapore decided to form a casual team with the name "VK", at that time all the founders still did not know what is "VK" really stands for.
  • August 2010, Team VK created the very first SC2 community for Vietnamese SC2 players under teamvk.net domain.

Best Yearly Results[edit]

ID Name 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Active
vnVietnam t ShiveR Terry Duong - - - - - - -
sgSingapore t Elusory Justin Chua - - - - - - -
krSouth Korea t Ezpz Yoo Young Joon  3 - 4th 2011_Global_StarCraft_II_League_November/Preliminaries 9 - 16th North_American_Star_League_Season_3 17 - 32nd North_American_Star_League_Season_4 - - - -
krSouth Korea t control Won Jun Young - - - - - - -
vnVietnam p JusticeSimon  Le Thien Vu - - - - - - -
vnVietnam p ThuocLao Le Thanh Ha - - - - - - -
krSouth Korea p Junbo Junbo Sim - - - - - - -
krSouth Korea p Glow Oh Tae Wan - - - - - - -
sgSingapore p Lobo Alvin Toh - - - - - - -
sgSingapore z Kyzer Ryan Low - - - - - - -
plPoland z Kashim Adrian Główczyk - - - - - - 45 - 60th IEM Season XI - World Championship
krSouth Korea z KNife Lee Sae Young - - - - - - -
krSouth Korea t Stranger An Seong Yob - - - - - - -
krSouth Korea p ZeNa Ham Jin Soo - - - - - - -

Partner[edit]

ID Name Partner with
thThailand t StriKE Pichayut Prasertwit MiTH eSports
indiaIndia z DemiLove Varun Immanuel OSC Elite

Casual Players[edit]

ID Name Join date
vnVietnam t Freedom  Le Tuan Linh Jan 2016
vnVietnam t Ares Ngo Quang Vinh Jan 2016
vnVietnam t HappyMarine Duc La May 2016
vnVietnam t nOObie Mai Thanh Hung 2012
vnVietnam t Levyathan Nguyen Minh Hieu July 2016
vnVietnam t silvermouse Nguyen Tien Duc September 2016
vnVietnam t NguyenSanity Jason Nguyen January 2016
krSouth Korea t Apdo Lim Byun Chan May 2016
thThailand t JoeKooler Chitsanupong Klaithin July 2016
vnVietnam P ChiOt Vo Huu Tien July 2010
vnVietnam p HowCuteIAm Huynh Thai Ngoc May 2016
vnVietnam p NinjaToss Harnie Le July 2016
vnVietnam p ColdFire Le Hoang Linh August 2016
vnVietnam p Calypso Be Chi Dung June 2016
vnVietnam p ProtossNam Huynh Vinh Nam August 2016
krSouth Korea p Oracle Kang Seung Hyeon September 2016
phPhilippines p ProzeR Sean Cheng 29 November 2016
thThailand p Ratking Danai Laohachewin July 2016
krSouth Korea z CherryiCe Kim Eun Ji 25 November 2016
vnVietnam z JAViE Vy Huynh May 2016
vnVietnam z MonkeyBoss Kiet Tran July 2016
vnVietnam z Khoi Khoi Tran August 2016
vnVietnam z Miraak Duc Thang April 2016
auAustralia z WhitePuma David Fitzgerald August 2016
auAustralia z HOTBIGTIT Lochlann Foster October 2016

Inactive Players[edit]

ID Name Inactive since
vnVietnam P Adios Nguyen Nhu Huy 2012
vnVietnam P Wery Wery Nguyen 2012
vnVietnam T DD Nguyen Dinh Duy 2012
vnVietnam t Rainbow Le Nguyen The Dat 2011
vnVietnam p Mashix Le Minh Duc 2012
vnVietnam z Naut Tuan Phan 2012
vnVietnam p Sirentt To Hong Phuc 2015
vnVietnam z iPawn Chinh Le 2012
vnVietnam p NoneTurtle Dat Nguyen 2015

Former[edit]

ID Name New Team/Clan
sgSingapore z Revenant Marcus Tan Sin Yik Retirement
krSouth Korea p Today Kim Dae Hee
vnVietnam p LaZy Tony Nguyen Team Phoenix
vnVietnam z KubeR Nguyen Huu Kien Team Phoenix

Organization[edit]

ID Name Position
vnVietnam P ChiOt Vo Huu Tien Founder, Manager, Coach
sgSingapore Z Kyzer Ryan Low Head Coach
vnVietnam T DD Nguyen Dinh Duy Co-Founder
vnVietnam T Freedom Le Tuan Linh Assistant Manager
thThailand T JoeKooler Chitsanupong Klaithin Assistant Manager
vnVietnam P NinjaToss Harnie Le Social Media Manager
plPoland Z Kashim Adrian Główczyk Content Editor
vnVietnam P HowCuteIAm Huynh Thai Ngoc Designer
vnVietnam P JusticeSimon Le Thien Vu Captain, Designer

Team Achievements[edit]

Date League Result Winnings
2017
2017-03-19 SEA Open Team League Season 1 VK White 4 : 2 SYF GAMING $50
2016
2016-07-20 VTL (Vietnam Team League) Season 3 VK White 4 : 3 VK Black $50
2016-07-20 VTL (Vietnam Team League) Season 2 Team VK 4 : 3 Heroes of God $50
2016-03-25 VTL (Vietnam Team League) Season 1 Team VK 3 : 4 Team EZ $25