Cho "jookTo" Man Hyuk is a South Korean Zerg who played for Clarity Gaming.
Cho Man Hyuk is a professional StarCraft II player from South Korea. jookTo was a member of the Jung clan. After his run at the GSL Open Seasons, he was invited to join a top South Korean StarCraft II team, Old Generations. jookTo is known for his unorthodox and diverse play style.
Wings of Liberty
jookTo participates in the ESV TV Korean Weekly events. The most impressive showing he made in the Korean Weekly Season 1 Week 11 where he took the 3rd place. During the tournament he managed to take out such players as Jjun, Cella, Lots, and his teammate TheStC before losing to his another teammate InCa in the Round of 4. In the match for the 3rd place JookTo won over Tassadar 2-0.
Global StarCraft II League
GSL Open Seasons
jookTo has qualified for all of the GOMTV Global Starcraft II League Open Seasons. By defeating RenieHouR in the Round of 64 he was able to advance to the Round of 32 in the GSL Open Season 1, which was considered a huge feat because of the difficulty regarding StarCraft II's game balance at the time. He was then eliminated by Maka in the Round of 32.
Because of jookTo's results in the GOMTV Global Starcraft II League Open Seasons he was able to obtain S class.
In the 2011 GSL January Code S, jookTo was defeated by Zenio, Mvp, and FruitDealer in his group, putting him in the Up&Down matches. There, he was defeated by BanBans 0-2, dropping him to Code A. JookTo still had a chance to return the Code S status by winning The S Wildcard however jookTo lost to his teammate Cezanne and was dropped to Code A.
jookTo returned to Code A in the 2011 GSL October as he qualified through the 2011 GSL October Preliminaries after beating TAiLS 2-0 in the Ro 4 and Ready 2-0 in the finals of his group. However, he lost in the first round to JYP 2-0, therefore going back into Code B.
jookTo would get his next chance in the GSL during 2011 GSL November, where he qualified for Code A through the 2011 GSL November Preliminaries where he defeated Heart 2-0 in the Ro 4 and ByuN 2-1 in the finals of his group. In the 2011 GSL November Code A jookTo ended up losing to Monster 2-0 in the Round of 48 and was again eliminated from Code A.
The following season, jookTo requalified for Code A in the 2012 GSL Season 2 Preliminaries, defeating inori 2-1 in the Round of 4 and CoCa 2-1 in the final of his group. However, in the Round of 48, he suffered his fourth elimination from Code A, falling 2-1 to AcE.
jookTo entered the next season's Preliminaries, and after defeating inori 2-0 in the semifinals and CrazymoviNG 2-1 in the finals of his group, he qualified for 2012 GSL Season 3 Code A — his fourth successful run in the preliminaries.
GSL Super Tournament
jookTo managed to qualify for the 2011 GSL Super Tournament. He made it to the Ro16 in Group A of the 2011 GSL Super Tournament where after wins over anypro 2-1 and over KeeN 2-1 he was defeated by Ryung 2-1 in the Ro 16. jookTo was considered one of the best Zergs at that tournament.
Global StarCraft II Team League
jookTo has not yet made his debut in the Global Starcraft II Team League.
ESV TV Korean Weekly
On September 30, 2011, jookTo participated in the ESV TV Korean Weekly Season 1 Weekly 11. After taking down Jjun, Cella, Lots, and TheStC, jookTo went on to face InCa.He was not able to advance any further after he lost to InCa by a score of 1-3 and fell in to the 3rd/4th place match. He was able to defeat Tassadar by a score of 2-0, and was able to take third place.
On February 1, 2012, jookTo participated in the ESV TV Korean Weekly Season 2 Weekly 2. After taking down Imagine, Tassadar, and Naama, jookTo went on to face TaeJa. He was not able to advance any further after he lost to TaeJa by a score of 1-3 and had to settle for fourth place.
- 죽토 (jookto) is an abbreviation of 죽어토르 meaning die (죽어) thor (토르).
- Known for his very creative and innovative play style.
- Is a well-rounded player, but also has some of the most unorthodox play styles and strategy of any Zerg player.
- jookTo vs RenieHouR - GSL Season 1 Ro64 match
- jookTo vs Maka - GSL Season 1 Ro32 match
- jookTo vs Gilja - GSL Season 2 Ro32 match
- jookTo vs LittleBoy - GSL Season 3 Ro64 match