Hayder "HayprO" Hussein is a retired professional StarCraft II and Brood War player from Sweden. He played two races in Brood War, Terran and Zerg, and is mostly known for winning three DreamHack events in Sweden in 2007, 2008, and 2010 for BW.
On September 20, 2012, Team Liquid announced HayprO's retirement. He cited a desire to continue school.
In the StarCraft II beta, HayprO was one of the highest rated Zerg players on European servers. In the TeamLiquid SC2 Invitational 1 he placed 4th (lost to Nazgul for the 3rd place match) and won Zotac cup #5 by winning over iG.Slider. HayprO joined with Mousesports at the start of the beta to strengthen their Zerg lineup. After the end of the first Beta Period he joined Team Liquid.
Wings of Liberty
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HayprO participated in the qualifiers for 2010 Sony Ericsson Starcraft II Open Season 2 and qualified with the likes of 4 other foreigners to play in the round of 64 for the 2010 Sony Ericsson Starcraft II Open Season 3. In the round of 64 he was defeated by BitByBit (2:0).
After a European tour alongside TLO, HayprO returned to Korea as one of the four foreigners invited into the Code A competition for 2011 GSL March. He was joined by mOOnGLaDe and teammates, HuK and Ret. HayprO would yet again be defeated in the first round 0-2, this time by GanZi. Both sets would play out similarly with HayprO eventually unable to secure late game expansions.
HayprO participated in the MLG Dallas 2010 Pro Circuit National Championships but was knocked to the losers bracket early by ROOTDrewbie.
HayprO had an impressive run through MLG Providence. Being seeded into the championship bracket based on past MLG performance, he initially was defeated by Leenock 0-2, but then he made his way through Vile Gaming's Illusion (not to be confused with Illusion), SeleCT, KiWiKaKi, and NesTea, before finally being stopped by Mvp 1-2, ultimately taking 7th place after winning his consolation match with IdrA via forfeit. He would be the highest placing Liquid player at Providence, followed by HerO who finished 11th.
IPL Season 5
On July 21, 2012, HayprO participated in the IPL 5 European Satellite Qualifiers. HayprO received a BYE in round one and then went on to take down RiSK in order to advance in to the finals to face DarKFoRcE. In the finals, HayprO defeated DarKFoRcE by a score of 2-0 and was able to take first place. His first place finish qualified him for the IGN ProLeague Season 5.
Back to Korea
- Known for his solid macro-oriented style and is praised by Artosis for his creep spreading ability.
- Is the second foreign Zerg player (after DIMAGA) and the third Zerg player overall (after BBoongBBoong) to have defeated NesTea in a tournament series.
- Was featured in the Razer Replaypack of the Week #36.
|In Major Tournaments|
|2011-01-08||4th||PokerIdol.com European Championship||1 : 3||SeleCT||£500|
|Complete Results in any Tournament|
- 2012-04-06 | Liquid`HayprO Interview @ IPL4 by HotBid of TeamLiquid.net at IPL4
- 2012-03-26 | Liquid`HayprO MLG Columbus Day 3 Interview by HotBid of TeamLiquid.net
- 2012-03-23 | On The Floor from MLG Winter Championship: TLO: "My favorite player is probably TLO" by ESFIworld
- 2012-02-26 | Liquid`HayprO MLG Winter Arena Day 3 Interview by HotBid of TeamLiquid.net
- 2011-11-20 | Haypro Post Tournament Interview by MLG at MLG Providence 2011
- 2011-11-18 | Haypro Interview at MLG Providence 2011 by TeamLiquid.net
- 2011-10-22 | Liquid`HayprO interview - ESWC 2011 by UpCloseGamers
- 2011-07-31 | MLG Anaheim 11 - Interview HayprO - Rakaka.se by Rakaka.se at MLG Anaheim 2011
- 2011-04-02 | Liquid`HayprO Interview - MLG Dallas 2011 Day 2 by HotBid of TeamLiquid.net at MLG Dallas 2011
- 2010-11-15 | GSL3 Qualifiers by fomos.kr
- 2010-11-14 | Liquid`HayprO interview at GSL 3 by Artosis of ArtosisTV
- 2010-11-09 | MLG Dallas Interviews - HayprO Day 1 by Anna Prosser of Team Liquid
- Battle Net profile and Ranking page for his South Korean server account.
- Battle Net profile and Ranking page for his European server account.
- Liquid`HayprO Retires
- HayprO to Stockholm
- Teamliquid Pro: HayprO returns to Korea! (Interview)
- "HayprO joins HerO and Jinro in Korea" esfiworld.com, 14 January 2012.
- Razer Replaypack of the Week #36: HayprO