Ku "HiyA" Sung Hoon is a former StarCraft progamer from South Korea who played Terran for Hwaseung OZ. He currently plays in amateur leagues.
Ku Sung Hoon has been a regular on the Hwaseung OZ team since the Shinhan Bank Proleague 2007 season. His biggest claim to fame is winning the final game of the Shinhan Proleague 2007 Grand Final in the 5th set vs. firebathero. HiyA had posted mediocre results for the majority of his career, and has only advanced to the Ro32 in the Avalon MSL and recently to the Ro8 in the Hana Daetoo Securities MSL. HiyA broke out during the Shinhan Bank Winners League 08–09, where he was statistically the 4th best player in the league, going 17–9. Upon the disbandment of Hwaseung OZ, HiyA retired, though briefly came out of retirement to play in the 2012 Tving OSL Dual Tournament. Currently HiyA streams on Afreeca as a hobby and plays in amateur leagues.
- HiyA’s best match-up is TvP. During his prime he was able to defeat every one of the Six Dragons he faced except for Bisu.
- HiyA’s nickname among TL fans is “Magikarp”, for his distinctive appearance.
- Did the "trap card" ceremony when he defeated Hyuk in the 2010 Korean Air Starleague Season 2.
|In Premier Tournaments|
|2015-08-30||9 - 16th||11th SonicTV BJ Starleague|
|2015-02-12||4th||10th SonicTV BJ Starleague||1 : 3||Mong||$1,800|
|2014-03-15||5 - 8th||9th SonicTV BJ Starleague||2 : 3||Movie||$282|
|In Major Tournaments|
|2014-03-16||1st||GOMTV WeMakePrice Classic Season 4||3 : 0||Sea||$4398|
|2013-05-18||2nd||8th SonicTV BJ Starleague||1 : 3||Killer||$2,760|
|2007-08-12||3 - 4th||2007 Seoul e-Sports Festival||1 : 2||Jangbi||$4,386|
|Complete Results in any Tournament|
|HiyA||When two Terrans spawn close by air on Python, you're bound to have an interesting game. Shinhan Bank Proleague 2007, Grand Final fifth set.|
|HiyA||HiyA probably abuses the knowledge of his teammate's play to put a tough fight against him in the first match of the group stage. Watch beyond the "GG", and you'll see some nice winner's ceremony.|
|HiyA||2010 Hana Daetoo Securities MSL, quarterfinal match B forth set. Ku Sung Hoon lost, but his play was wonderful. Possibly one of the best games of professional StarCraft. Also see the Live Report thread and dedicated Waxangel's thread "Did I mention that Brood War is better than SC II?".|
- "Now that I advanced to the Round of 16 should I practice even less?" - Interview with HiyA after he advanced to the Round of 16 of the 10th SonicTV Starleague
- Short Interview with HiyA - Short interview with HiyA after his Ro16 groupstage win over Larva in SSL 10
- Quick catch-up with HiyA - A quick catch-up with HiyA after advancing to the SSL 10 quarterfinals
- Interview with HiyA - Interview with HiyA after the quarterfinals of the 10th SonicTV Starleague
- HiyA (2010) (in Korean) (Television broadcast). A Certain Starcraft Ceremony (YouTube). OnGameNet.