Samsung KHAN

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[e][h]Samsung KHAN
Team Information
Coaches:
Yoo Ji Gang (유지강)
DoGGi (Choi Soo Bum / 최수범)
Xian (Oh Sang Taek / 오상택)
Manager:
Kim Ga Eul (김가을)
Team Captain:
Links
Player Breakdown
Number of Players:
10
2
3
5
History
Created:
June 2000
Recent Player Trades:
 Grape from eSTRO (10/2010)
 Sharp to military services (10/2012)


Samsung KHAN is a StarCraft professional team from South Korea. Its current roster contains 10 players.

Overview[edit]

Samsung KHAN is a professional team with a strong history in Teamplay and has brought forth strong Protoss players such as Stork and JangBi.

[edit]

Samsung is the world's largest conglomerate, and is most famous for its electronics manufacturing.

Lineup[edit]

The KHAN team contains notables such as Stork, who performed extremely well in the individual leagues but could only grasp one gold at the 08 Incruit OSL; and JangBi, who is a Protoss player who performed well in the 2008 seasons of MSL and GOM leagues, famous for his PvT and Psi Storm usage. Samsung has a tradition of strong 2on2 teams, which was essential in their 2008 Proleague win.

Shinhan 2008-09 Proleague[edit]

Regular Season[edit]

Samsung mostly used their "big four" in r4/5 of the 08/09 PL.

KHAN started out the season in superb form but that has slowly degraded through the rounds. In the first two rounds, they tied Hwaseung's excellent score of 15-7. In Winner's League they placed bottom five, and since then have been struggling, to the extent that key players have not been put in the last weeks' game lineups, almost forfeiting their playoff spot to the KTF MagicNs. In total, a 10-12 during r4 and r5 was enough to finish 6th, allowing them to compete in the playoffs. This was partly due to great emerging as a new key player for the team.

Playoffs R1 vs. STX Soul[edit]

With STX SouL coming off a 10-1 streak in r5, Samsung was clearly the underdog in this match that was played on two days with two separate Bo7 games. If the teams were tied 1-1, a single "super-ace" match was to decide. On day 1, Samsung narrowly won 4-3, with great winning the Ace match against Calm. Day 2 saw STX winning 4-1, so a super-ace match had to decide. In the super-ace, JangBi managed to surprise Calm and sent Samsung into the next round of the playoffs.

Playoffs R2 vs. CJ Entus[edit]

Also against CJ Entus, Samsung was thought to be at a disadvantage. However, with favorable matchups, they managed to win day 1 with 4-2, claiming an early lead. On day 2, they achieved a 3-1 lead, but were unable to capitalize on this - in two ace matches, one regular, one super-ace, EffOrt proved to be stronger than great and Stork respectively. Samsung thus finished the Proleague Season as 4th.

Achievements[edit]

DatePlaceTierTournamentResultPrize
2012-09-22BA2ndA0Premier2011–12 SK Planet Proleague Season 22011–12 SK Planet Proleague Season 20 : 1$17,869
2012-03-25CA3rdA0Premier2011-12 SK Planet Proleague Season 12011-12 SK Planet Proleague Season 10 : 2 
2008-08-19DA4thA0Premier2008 GyeongNam-STX Cup Masters2008 GyeongNam-STX Cup Masters$2,859
2008-08-09AA1stA0Premier2008 Shinhan Bank Proleague2008 Shinhan Bank Proleague 
2008-02-16BA2ndA0Premier2007 Shinhan Bank Proleague Grand Final2007 Shinhan Bank Proleague Grand Final 
2007-08-04AA1stA0Premier2007 Shinhan Bank Proleague Round 12007 Shinhan Bank Proleague Round 1$86,693
2006-01-21BA2ndA0Premier2005 SKY Proleague Round 22005 SKY Proleague Round 2$15,202
2005-10-03AA1stA0Premier2005 KTF BiGi KOREA eSports2005 KTF BiGi KOREA eSports$35,928
2004-02-28GA7 - 8thA0PremierLG IBM MBC Team LeagueLG IBM MBC Team League$851
2003-10-11IA9 - 10thA0Premier2003 LifeZone KPGA Team League2003 LifeZone KPGA Team League$872
Complete list of results in any tournament
DatePlaceTierTournamentPlayerResultPrize
2012-08-04AA1stA0Premier2012 Tving OSL2012 Tving OSLJangbi South Korea3 : 1South Korea Fantasy$35,274
2011-09-17AA1stA0Premier2011 Jin Air OSL2011 Jin Air OSLJangBi South Korea3 : 2South Korea Fantasy$36,070
2011-02-19BA2ndA0PremierPDPop MSLPDPop MSLgreat South Korea3 : 1South Korea Hydra$16,100
2011-01-29BA2ndA0Premier2010 Bacchus OSL2010 Bacchus OSLStork South Korea0 : 3South Korea Fantasy$17,948
2009-03-20BA2ndA0PremierLost Saga MSLLost Saga MSLJangBi South Korea1 : 3South Korea Luxury$16,100
2008-11-01AA1stA0Premier2008 Incruit OSL2008 Incruit OSLStork South Korea3 : 2South Korea Fantasy$32,200
2008-03-15BA2ndA0Premier2008 Bacchus OSL2008 Bacchus OSLStork South Korea0 : 3South Korea Flash$16,100
2007-12-22BA2ndA0Premier2007 EVER OSL2007 EVER OSLStork South Korea1 : 3South Korea Jaedong$16,100
2007-10-07AA1stA0PremierWCG 2007WCG 2007Stork South Korea2 : 0China Pj$15,000
2007-07-14BA2ndA0Premier2007 GOMTV MSL Season 22007 GOMTV MSL Season 2Stork South Korea2 : 3South Korea Bisu$21,811
Complete list of player results in any tournament

Player Roster[edit]

ID Team Name Race ELO ELO Peak
Bunny[Name] CJ Entus 이재선 Lee Jae Sun Terran 0- 0-
By.hOpe 장지수 Jang Ji Soo Zerg 0- 0-
huro 윤수철 Yoon Soo Chul Protoss 0- 0-
JaeyOon 심재윤 Shim Jae Yoon Protoss 0- 0-
JangBi 허영무 Heo Yeong Moo Protoss 2239.49 pts 2305.82 pts
JuNi 유준희 Yoo Jun Hee Zerg 1976.14 pts 2131.71 pts
Kop 지동원 Ji Dong Won Terran 0- 0-
oDin 주영달 Ju Yung Dal Zerg 1988.3 pts 2124.55 pts
Reality Samsung Galaxy KHAN 김기현 Kim Ki Hyun Terran 2105.21 pts 2115.36 pts
RorO 신노열 Shin No Yeol Zerg 2100.09 pts 2213.31 pts
Sharp BBARAS 조기석 Jo Ki Seok Terran 1966.85 pts 0-
Shine 이영한 Lee Young Han Zerg 2194.32 pts 2238.6 pts
Stork Samsung Galaxy KHAN 송병구 Song Byung Goo Protoss 2194.94 pts 2321.42 pts
TurN (Teamless or Personal Sponsorship) 박대호 Park Dae Ho Terran 2075.3 pts 2143.65 pts

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