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[e][h]Protoss Favorit
Player Information
Ilja Hülsmann
Alternate IDs:
faculty.Zarrr, ash.Zarrr, Nb.Favorite, iwL-Favorite, RouGh[PaiN], iRk-Favorit
Total Earnings:

"Favorit" is a German StarCraft: BroodWar player of Russian origin who lives in Sweden and plays for iRk.


Before StarCraft:Remastered, from 2001 till 2008, Favorit used the nickname Zarrr. Under this name he first played for the clans IP. and IPS. where he managed to qualify for Ger-B and Ger-A teams. Later he joined ash. until he was kicked because of [1] dual claning together with fanatic and Silenceplz. As a freelancer he was recruited by clan w4sp. (later n!faculty). In 2008, when a new method to catch hackers was found,[2] Favorit was caught.[3][4] [5] As a result, he was temporarily banned from BWCL and all his league games in the BWCL season 28 (2008) were considered losses for his team, which led to the relegation of n!faculty. Ironically, n!faculty had been able to avert the relegation shortly before by playing catch-up matches against their direct competitor ash.

After an internal controversy at ash. it was decided to give him another chance and he was accepted back in May 2009. Shortly after He was caught hacking again and kicked again. ICCup: Let the drama begin![6] [7]

In 2010 Favorit was invited to join Nb. and started using the new nickname Nb.Favorite on which he achieved A- in 1v1 and 2v2 on ICCup and won the BWCL. When Nb. went inactive in 2012 he moved on to iwL- where he won 2 more BWCL titles and retired.

With the release of SC:Remastered Favorit came back to the game and competes since under the flag of iRk in BWCL and BSL.

Matchup Statistics[edit]

Matchup Games Wins Losses Winrate
vs P 73 35 38 47.9 %
vs T 69 37 32 53.6 %
vs Z 75 47 28 62.7 %
All 238 137 101 57.6 %


2021-02-21AA1stA2MinorTeamBWCL Season 52: Div-BBWCL Season 52: Div-BFavorit5-3Grp S. 
2021-02-09AA1stA8Undefined1v1BSL11 Ladder Chobo #2BSL11 Ladder Chobo #2Favorit3 : 0Czech Republic  Thebis 
2021-02-04AA1stA8Undefined1v1BSL11 Ladder Chobo #1BSL11 Ladder Chobo #1Favorit3 : 1Czech Republic  Thebis 
2020-08-16BA2ndA1MajorTeamLiquipedia Shinhan Tank Proleague Season 3Liquipedia Shinhan Tank Proleague Season 3Favorit1 : 5$19
2020-07-26BA2ndA3Monthly1v1nOm Monthly #1nOm Monthly #1Favorit1 : 3Peru  Gosudark$15
2020-02-16BA2ndA8Undefined1v1Bombastic StarLeague 8: GosuLeagueBombastic StarLeague 8: GosuLeagueFavorit3 : 4United Kingdom  CadenZie 
2019-12-07AA1stA8Undefined1v1BSL8 Ladder Gosu & Chobo #1BSL8 Ladder Gosu & Chobo #1Favorit3 : 2Romania  UltraLinG 
2019-06-15CA3 - 4thA2Minor1v1Let’s Go 6! The Final EightLet’s Go 6! The Final EightFavorit0 : 3Poland  Bonyth$24
2019-05-18BA2ndA2Minor1v1Let’s Go 4!Let’s Go 4!Favorit1 : 3Bolivia  DAiO$50
2018-12-08IC9 - 12thA1Major1v1Bombastic StarLeague 5Bombastic StarLeague 5Favorit1-2Grp S. 
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