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[e][h]Zerg Modesty
Player Information
Romanized Name:
Kim Hyun Woo
February 10, 1992 (age 30)
Alternate IDs:
Kukulza, Modesty[GsP]
Approx. Total Winnings:
2007-08-08 — 2012-12-01

Kim "Modesty" Hyun Woo was a StarCraft progamer from South Korea who played Zerg for STX SouL. He usually took the role of a ZvZ sniper. In December 2012, he retired from professional StarCraft II[1]. Most recently, he streamed Brood War on Afreeca[2].

In April 2015, Modesty enlisted in the military to fulfill conscription[3].


KESPA era[edit]

Modesty was a rookie Zerg on STX SouL.[4] He became a semi-regular in their lineup in the 4th round of the SPL 08-09 season. He has played the Zerg vs Zerg match-up exclusively in Proleague. He has had some moderate success in the GSL season 3, reaching the Ro32 before losing to BaBy in the 3rd set.

Modesty played mostly ZvZ having only played one non-ZvZ game in his 13 games in the 2008–09 Proleague season. He mostly played on maps that are known for Zerg vs. Zerg (such as Battle Royal, God's Garden, and Raid Assault II).

Post KESPA era[edit]

Modesty has participated in several tournaments. He played in the 9th SonicTV Starleague where he managed to finish first in his Round of 32 group. In the Round of 16, he finished last in a group containing hero, Movie and Sea. In 41 Starleague Season 1, Modesty went on a dominant run taking down Larva, Mong, Sky and Midas in the group stages. In the elimination stage, he defeated Mong and Midas again then 4-0'd hero in the finals to win first place dropping only a single game along the way. In LoveTV Starleague Season 2, he managed to make it to the finals again beating players such as Hiya, Mong and sSak but took only second place after getting 4-1'd by Killer.

In 2014 Gabangpop 1st Sonic Proleague, Modesty played under the ex-KT tag. He was an invaluable member as he helped ex-KT secure first place. He finished with a 16-7 record with wins over notable players such as free, PianO and sSak. He would finish as the top ranked player in Proleague after 8 weeks of play. As it stands, Modesty is among the best Zergs in the post-KeSPA era on TLPD when it comes to ZvT, netting wins over formidable Terran players with his current ZvT record sitting at 72%.

Matchup Statistics[edit]

Matchup Games Wins Losses Winrate
vs P 149 75 74 50.3 %
vs T 179 80 99 44.7 %
vs Z 146 90 56 61.6 %
All 498 262 236 52.6 %


In A0Premier Tournaments
2019-11-149th - 12thA0PremierKSL Season 41–2Grp S.$1,711
2019-05-169th - 12thA0PremierKSL Season 31–2Grp S.$1,793
2019-02-1713th - 16thA0PremierASL Season 70–2Grp S.$1,335
2018-11-239th - 12thA0PremierKSL Season 21–2Grp S.$1,824
2011-08-265th - 8thA0Premier2011 Jin Air OSLSTX SouLSTX SouL1 : 2$2,698
2011-01-213rd - 4thA0Premier2010 Bacchus OSLSTX SouLSTX SouL0 : 3$6,302
2010-08-013rdA0Premier2009–2010 Shinhan Bank ProleagueSTX SouLSTX SouL0 : 2SK Telecom T1SK Telecom T1
2010-03-204thA0Premier2010 Shinhan Bank Winners LeagueSTX SouLSTX SouL1 : 4Woongjin StarsWoongjin Stars
In A1Major Tournaments
2019-02-071stA1MajorKCM Race Survival Season 9ZergZerg4 : 3TerranTerran$476.20
2014-06-182ndA1MajorLoveTV Starleague Season 21 : 4$560
Complete list of results in any tournament

Notable Games[edit]