CJ Entus

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[e][h]CJ Entus
Team Information
Lee "fOru" Jae Hoon
Ju "Side_LeGenD" Jin Chul
Jun "Zeus" Tae Gyu
Cha "ClouD" Jae Wuk
Son "Nbs" Jae Bum
Team Captain:
Approx. Total Winnings:
Player earnings:
Player Breakdown
Number of players:
Protoss 7
Terran 7
Zerg 7
April 2006

CJ Entus (CJ 엔투스) is a Korean StarCraft professional team. Its current roster contains 21 players.


  • Created in January 2001 under the name of ProSuma (프로슈머)
  • Changed name to Greatest One (GO) in April 2002
  • Changed name to SUMA GO (슈마 GO) in September 2003
  • Changed name to Greatest One in September 2004
  • Changed name to CJ Entus (CJ 엔투스) in April 2006
  • On October 12, 2010, Hite SPARKYZ announced that they would merge with CJ Entus to form the new proleague team Hite Entus.[1]
  • As of May 8, 2011, the team has been once again renamed CJ Entus as the naming rights contract with Hite has expired.[2]


CJ Entus, commonly known as CJ, qualified for and competed in Playoffs of the 08–09 Proleague Season. CJ Entus was eliminated by Hwaseung OZ, the eventual second-place team. CJ is generally held to be the team with the 'deepest' overall lineup. All races have strong representatives, there is notable variation in the Proleague lineup, no player carries the team completely on his own, and there is a fairly large number of players that qualify for Starleagues.

CJ stands for entertainment and enthusiasm, as expressed on their website, and have a vision to bring a world class E-Sports team promising joy and happiness to all its fans. The team name Entus comes from "entertain us".[1]

The CJ Entus practice house and the Woongjin Stars practice house share the same building. The two teams are known to have good relations. CJ Entus traded GGPlay, and later Kwanro to Woongjin.

On October 12, 2010, CJ Entus and Hite Sparkyz were merged into Hite Entus, as Hite SPARKYZ was crippled after the Match Fixing Scandal. As of May 8, 2011 the team was once again renamed CJ Entus.


CJ Corporation sponsors the team, which is a major manufacturer of foods and is also involved in the entertainment industry.

Between October 2010 and May 2011, the naming rights to CJ Entus were owned by the Korean 'Hite' Beer company, due to being sold in April 2009 by the OGN Sparkyz team prior to its merger with CJ.


In the past, CJ's lineup boasted a number of strong players, including former bonjwa sAviOr, Starleague champions XellOs and GGPlay, and Starleague contenders Iris, Much, and OversKy. However, sAviOr retired due to the Match Fixing Scandal, GGPlay returned to Stars and retired, XellOs and Much played on Air Force ACE before retiring, OversKy became a coach, and also joined ACE. However, CJ's younger players are filling their elders' shoes: the combination of Leta as captain, Skyhigh, and EffOrt now lead the team, achieving strong league results of their own, with support from the even younger generation of Snow, Hydra and Horang2.

Proleague Performance[edit]

Round Record Ace Record 2nd Man Record 3rd Man Record 2v2 Team/4th Man Record
2006 Round 1 7-3 Terran XellOs 6-3 Zerg sAviOr 8-2 Terran Iris 4-3 Zerg Oversky/Protoss Rage 5-2
2006 Round 2 7-3 Zerg sAviOr 8-2 Protoss Much 5-3 Terran XellOs 4-3
2007 Round 1 11-11 Protoss Much 9-8 Terran DarkElf 8-6 Terran Iris 9-4 Zerg Jy/Protoss Nbs 1-3
2007 Round 2 15-7 Protoss Much 12-6 Terran Iris 10-6 Terran DarkElf 9-3 Zerg Jy/Terran Memory 5-3
2008 Proleague 9-13 Terran Iris 7-6 Protoss Much 4-7 Terran XellOs 5-4 Zerg sAviOr/Protoss Nbs 6-4
08-09 Rounds 1-2 10-12 Zerg EffOrt 14-8 Terran Iris 7-5 Zerg sAviOr 6-6 Protoss Much 5-6
08-09 Round 3 (WL) 9-2 Terran Iris 11-6 Zerg sAviOr 6-4 Terran sKyHigh 8-1 Zerg EffOrt 3-6
08-09 Round 4 7-4 Zerg EffOrt 8-2 Terran sKyHigh 5-4 Protoss Movie 3-3 Zerg Kwanro 3-2
08-09 Round 5 5-6 Zerg EffOrt 8-2 Protoss Much 4-3 Terran sKyHigh 3-4 Zerg Kwanro 3-2
09-10 Round 1 6-5 Zerg EffOrt 10-3 Protoss Movie 4-5 Zerg sAviOr 4-4 Terran sKyHigh 3-5
09-10 Round 2 6-5 Zerg EffOrt 8-6 Protoss Movie 5-5 Terran sKyHigh 5-3 Zerg Hydra 2-3
09-10 Round 3 (WL) 3-8 Terran sKyHigh 8-9 Zerg EffOrt 7-10 Protoss Movie 7-8 Protoss Snow 5-5
09-10 Round 4 8-3 Protoss Snow 7-2 Zerg EffOrt 5-2 Terran sKyHigh 5-4 Zerg Hydra 4-3

Shinhan Bank Proleague 08–09[edit]

Regular Season[edit]

CJ Entus fielded a broad lineup in r4/5 of the 08/09 PL.

CJ's performance in the five round 2008/2009 Proleague was at best mediocre, until the wakeup call that was the Winner's League. Round 1 saw the team at rank 8 with a 6-5 record, r2 made them slip with a sub-par 4-7 performance. With the Winner's League season, Entus' rise began. They finished #1 of the ranking with a total record of 9-2. In the Grand Final, they defeated Hwaseung Oz with 4-3, where Skyhigh performed a reverse all-kill after Jaedong had created a 3-0 lead for Hwaseung. During r4 and r5, a decent performance of 12-10 combined was enough to grant them a playoff spot as 5th of the table.

Playoffs R1 vs. Hite[edit]

After placing 4th, CJ Entus had to play Hite SPARKYZ, who finished 3rd, in order to advance. The match consisted of two Bo7 matches on two adjacent days with a "super-ace" match deciding if each team won one day. CJ took day 1 with a score of 4-3 with Movie winning the Ace game against Leta. On day 2, however, Hite managed to even the score with a 4-2 victory. In the super-ace game, EffOrt managed to take down YellOw[ArnC]. (See TL newspost)

Playoffs R2 vs. Samsung[edit]

Against the team of Samsung KHAN, CJ was the clear favorite since Samsung had been performing sub-par ever since Winner's League started. This did not stop them from taking day 1 from CJ with a total score of 4-2. On day 2, Samsung gained an early 3-1 lead, but was unable to finish the match in the three games to come, with great losing the Ace game to EffOrt. In the super-ace, EffOrt was sent out again and managed to take down Stork, thus single-handedly taking 3 of the necessary 5 wins for CJ on that day. (See the TL.net newspost)


2010-07-205th - 6thA0Premier2009–2010 Shinhan Bank Proleague1 : 2SK Telecom T1SK Telecom T1
2010-03-1611thA0Premier2010 Shinhan Bank Winners League3–8Grp S.
2009-08-083rdA0Premier2008-09 Shinhan Bank Proleague– : –
2004-10-307th - 8thA0Premier2004 SKY Proleague Round 23–5Grp S.
2004-07-174thA0Premier2004 SKY Proleague Round 16–4Grp S.
2004-02-291stA0Premier2003 Neowiz Pmang Cup Proleague4 : 1Toona SGToona SG
2004-02-283rdA0PremierLG IBM MBC Team League2 : 44U$5,117
2003-10-111stA0Premier2003 LifeZone KPGA Team League4 : 1Hanbit StarsHanbit Stars$13,075.89
2003-08-304thA0Premier2003 KTF EVER Cup Proleague0 : 3KTF MagicNsKTF MagicNs
2003-06-221stA0Premier2003 KeMongSa KPGA Tour Team League4 : 1STX SouLSTX SouL$12,599.18
Complete list of results in any tournament
2010-05-221stA0PremierKorean Air Starleague 20103 : 2$32,200
2009-08-231stA0Premier2009 Blizzcon Invitational2 : 1$25,000
2008-10-121stA0Premier2008 Blizzcon Invitational2 : 0$25,000
2007-02-241stA0Premier2006 Shinhan Bank OSL Season 33 : 1$32,200
2006-11-111stA0Premier2006 Pringles MSL Season 23 : 1$24,150
2006-07-161stA0Premier2006 Pringles MSL Season 13 : 1$24,150
2006-06-231stA0Premier2006 Shinhan Bank OnGameNet Starleague Season 13 : 1$42,400
2005-08-061stA0Premier2005 UZOO MSL3 : 1$24,150
2005-02-031stA0Premier2004 You Are the Golf King MSL4 : 2$24,150
2004-10-101stA0PremierWCG 20042 : 0$25,000
Complete list of results in any tournament

Player Roster[edit]

ID Team Name Race ELO ELO Peak
Bbyong CJ Entus 정우용 Jung Woo Yong Terran 2035.64 pts 2052.21 pts
Hush CJ Entus 변영봉 Byun Young Bong Protoss 0- 0-
EffOrt 김정우 Kim Jung Woo Zerg 2184.82 pts 2310.45 pts
Horang2 이경민 Lee Kyung Min Protoss 2166.32 pts 2213.96 pts
herO[jOin] CJ Entus 김준호 Kim Joon Ho Zerg 1981.78 pts 2068.85 pts
Hydra ROOT Gaming 신동원 Shin Dong Won Zerg 2097.01 pts 2288.04 pts
Leta CJ Entus 신상문 Shin Sang Moon Terran 2175.02 pts 2263.53 pts
Nbs 손재범 Son Jae Bum Protoss 1936.93 pts 2000 pts
rare 이상준 Lee Sang Joon Zerg 0- 0-
Rush 유영진 Yoo Young Jin Terran 2029.27 pts 0-
sKyHigh CJ Entus 조병세 Jo Byung Se Terran 2088.09 pts 2232.05 pts
Snow 장윤철 Jang Yoon Chul Protoss 2143.35 pts 2183.72 pts
SonGDuri 송영진 Song Young Jin Zerg 0- 0-
MIsO 한두열 Han Doo Yeol Zerg 1980.16 pts 2020 pts