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[e][h]Zerg H.O.T-Forever
Player Information
Romanized Name:
Kang Doh Gyung
November 23, 1981 (1981-11-23) (age 40)
Alternate IDs:
Total Earnings:
2001-??-?? — 2006-??-??
2006-??-?? — 2008-??-??
2008-??-?? — 2009-08-??
KTF MagicNs (Coach)
2009-08-?? — 2016-10-18
KT Rolster (Coach)

Kang "H.O.T-Forever" Doh Gyung is a retired StarCraft progamer from South Korea who played Zerg for Air Force ACE. He later on coached KT Rolster. He was a coach in StarCraft II for KT Rolster.


H.O.T-Forever was one of the first progamers and captain of the Hanbit Stars team from 2001 through 2005. He left progaming in early 2006 to enlist in the military, later becoming one of the first Air Force progamers. H.O.T-Forever was a fairly accomplished 1v1 player but was more notable for his 2v2 skills. During his time with Hanbit he partnered with Reach to form one of the most powerful 2v2 teams in progaming. Later, during his tenure in ACE, he served as a 2v2 specialist and assisted the team in a coaching capacity. He was discharged from the military in 2008 and currently serves as a coach for KT Rolster.


  • A TL Final Edits article has been written about him for the occasion of his retirement from play and entering the KT coaching staff.
  • Despite having Zerg as his official race and spending most of his career on Hanbit(now Woongjin Stars), Forever is currently a coach for KT Rolster, specifically for their Protoss.
  • First top-1 Zerg on the Kespa Ranking.


2004-07-17AA1stA0PremierTeam2004 SKY Proleague Round 12004 SKY Proleague Round 1H.O.T-ForeverHanbit StarsHanbit Stars4 : 3SK Telecom T1SK Telecom T1$6,678
2003-10-11BA2ndA0PremierTeam2003 LifeZone KPGA Team League2003 LifeZone KPGA Team LeagueH.O.T-ForeverHanbit StarsHanbit Stars1 : 4Suma GOSuma GO$1,452
2003-08-17AA1stA1Major1v1WCG Korea 2003WCG Korea 2003H.O.T-ForeverHanbit StarsHanbit Stars1 : 0South Korea  Ogogo 
2003-06-22DA4thA0PremierTeam2003 KeMongSa KPGA Tour Team League2003 KeMongSa KPGA Tour Team LeagueH.O.T-ForeverHanbit StarsHanbit Stars1-3Grp S.$480
2002-10-10AA1stA1Major1v12002 GhemTV Starleague Season 22002 GhemTV Starleague Season 2H.O.T-ForeverHanbit StarsHanbit Stars3 : 2South Korea  Junwi$4,329
2002-06-15BA2ndA0Premier1v12002 NATE OSL2002 NATE OSLH.O.T-ForeverHanbit StarsHanbit Stars1 : 3South Korea  Sync$8,050
2002-01-24DA4thA0Premier1v12001 KPGA Winners Championship2001 KPGA Winners ChampionshipH.O.T-ForeverHanbit StarsHanbit Stars0 : 1South Korea  TheMarine 
2001-01-05AA1stA1Major1v12000-2001 1st Game-Q World Championship2000-2001 1st Game-Q World ChampionshipH.O.T-Forever2 : 0South Korea  SSamJang$2,000
2000-05-16BA2ndA0Premier1v12000 Hanaro OSL2000 Hanaro OSLH.O.T-Forever2 : 3South Korea  Grrrr...$4,500
2000-01-28CA3rdA1Major1v12000 KBK Masters Season 1 Team 3v32000 KBK Masters Season 1 Team 3v3H.O.T-Forever$1,000
Complete list of results in any tournament
Place Year Event/League
3rd 2003 CJ G.O. Broadcasting All-Star Match
2nd 2001 KPGA November
2nd 2001 Cheonan Cyber Games Sports Festival
3rd 2001 KPGA October
1st 2001 KPGA September
3rd 2001 iTV All-Star 8 Exhibition
1st 2000-2001 1st Game-Q World Championship
1st 2000 SBS Progamer Korea Open King of Kings
2nd 1999 1999 Sports Seoul World Game Championship (2v2 section)[1]