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[e][h]Hite SPARKYZ
Team Information
Coaches:
Side_LeGenD (Ju Jin Chul / 주진철), Zeus (Jun Tae Gyu / 전태규), <br\>Cha Ji Hoon (차지훈)
Manager:
Lee Myung Keun (이명근)
Links
Player Breakdown
Number of Players:
17
7
4
6
History
Created:
June 2006


Hite SPARKYZ (하이트 스파키즈) was a Korean StarCraft professional team that disbanded after its merge with CJ Entus.

History[edit]

  • Created in October 2000 under the name of KOR
  • Changed name to OnGameNet SPARKYZ (온게임넷 하이트 스파키즈) on May 29, 2006[1]
  • Changed name to Hite SPARKYZ (하이트 스파키즈) in April 11, 2009[2]
  • On October 12, 2010 Hite SPARKYZ announced that they would merge with CJ Entus to form the new proleague team Hite Entus.[3]

Overview[edit]

Hite SPARKYZ, previously OnGameNet Sparkyz and founded as KOR in 2000, was one of the oldest StarCraft teams in South Korea. KOR won the 2004 SKY Proleague Round 3 and came in 3rd place overall in the 2004 SKY Proleague Grand Final behind strong performances from Zeus, ClouD, Casy, and their 2v2 team of Eji and Side. Their lineup grew to feature Max, Luxury, YellOw[ArnC], Chalrenge, Leta, go.go, and Justin. The OGN SPARKYZ finished 2nd in the 2008 Shinhan Bank Proleague with a strong showing from these players. Despite their trade of Luxury to KTF after he won the MSL, they continued to post good results in the 2009 Bacchus OSL, when all 4 players on one side of the quarterfinal bracket were from Hite (Yarnc, Leta, go.go, and type-b), ensuring that one of them (Yarnc) would make the final. However, disaster struck in the winter of 2009-2010 as the Match Fixing Scandal was uncovered, implicating Justin as a ringleader and reducing Hite to a skeleton of its former glory. Prior to their merge with CJ Entus, Hite's proleague team was led by Leta, Horang2, and Hogil.

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The sponsor for this team was the Korean broadcasting channel OnGameNet or OGN. The naming rights to the team were sold to the Korean 'Hite' Beer company the 6th of April, 2009, renaming the team OnGameNet Sparkyz to Hite Sparkyz from the 11th of April, 2009.

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Achievements[edit]

DatePlaceTierTournamentResultPrize
2009-08-29CA3rdA0Premier2009 STX Masters2009 STX Masters$4,020
2008-08-09BA2ndA0Premier2008 Shinhan Bank Proleague2008 Shinhan Bank Proleague 
2008-01-27DA4thA0Premier2007 Shinhan Bank Proleague Round 22007 Shinhan Bank Proleague Round 2 
2005-10-03EC5 - 8thA0Premier2005 KTF BiGi KOREA eSports2005 KTF BiGi KOREA eSports$915
2005-02-26CA3rdA0Premier2004 SKY Proleague Grand Final2004 SKY Proleague Grand Final 
2005-02-05AA1stA0Premier2004 SKY Proleague Round 32004 SKY Proleague Round 3$68,160
2004-10-30CA3 - 4thA0Premier2004 SKY Proleague Round 22004 SKY Proleague Round 2 
2004-02-28EA5 - 6thA0Premier2003-2004 LG IBM MBC Team League2003-2004 LG IBM MBC Team League$1,701
2003-10-11EC5 - 8thA0Premier2003 LifeZone KPGA Team League2003 LifeZone KPGA Team League$1,743
Complete list of results in any tournament
DatePlaceTierTournamentPlayerResultPrize
2010-09-11EC5 - 8thA0Premier2010 Korean Air OSL Season 22010 Korean Air OSL Season 2Leta South Korea0 : 2South Korea Flash$2,415
2009-08-22EC5 - 8thA0Premier2009 Bacchus OSL2009 Bacchus OSLLeta South Korea1 : 2South Korea Type-b$2,415
2009-08-22BA2ndA0Premier2009 Bacchus OSL2009 Bacchus OSLYellOw[ArnC] South Korea0 : 3South Korea Jaedong$16,100
2009-08-22EC5 - 8thA0Premier2009 Bacchus OSL2009 Bacchus OSLgo.go South Korea1 : 2South Korea YellOw(ArnC)$2,415
2009-08-12CA3 - 4thA0Premier2009 Bacchus OSL2009 Bacchus OSLType-b South Korea0 : 3South Korea YellOw(ArnC)$5,600
2008-03-07CA3 - 4thA0Premier2008 Bacchus OSL2008 Bacchus OSLLuxury South Korea1 : 3South Korea Stork$5,635
2007-02-24EC5 - 8thA0Premier2006 Shinhan Bank OSL Season 32006 Shinhan Bank OSL Season 3YellOw(ArnC) South Korea1 : 2South Korea NaDa$2,415
2006-06-03EC5 - 8thA0Premier2006 Shinhan Bank OnGameNet Starleague Season 12006 Shinhan Bank OnGameNet Starleague Season 1YellOw(ArnC) South Korea1 : 2South Korea JJu$3,165
2004-03-21BA2ndA0Premier2003-2004 NHN OSL2003-2004 NHN OSLZeus South Korea1 : 3South Korea Nal_rA$8,050
2003-12-14KA11 - 12thA0Premier2003 KT KTF Premier League2003 KT KTF Premier LeagueZeus South Korea0 : 1South Korea ChoJJa$3,000
Complete list of player results in any tournament
Place Year Event/League
3rd 2009 Minor League
1st 2008 2nd Game Channel Derby - MBC vs OGN
2nd 2008 1st Game Channel Derby - MBC vs OGN
2nd 2007 Game Channel Derby - MBC vs OGN
2nd 2007 2nd KeSPA Cup

Player Roster[edit]

ID Team Name Race ELO ELO Peak
Bbyong CJ Entus ì •ìš°ìš© 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

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