AZUBU

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[e][h]AZUBU
Team Information
Location:
Coaches:
Im "IntoTheRain" Sung Chun
Byun "Iris" Hyung Tae
Manager:
Lee "NaDa" Yoon Yeol
Sponsor:
Links
History
Created:
2012-08-01
Disbanded:
2014-02-28


Overview[edit]

AZUBU is a media eSports company with South Korean origins and offices in Berlin, Seoul and Los Angeles, providing live and on-demand video streaming service. Apart from operating the Azubu.tv service, the organisation provides sponsorship to various eSport events and eSport teams.

AZUBU's StarCraft II team began with their personal sponsorship of viOLet on August 1, 2012. In late 2012, AZUBU began a significant expansion of their roster with the addition of multiple players and staff to the team. This continued into early 2013 when they recruited an additional four players to bolster their ranks for their ability to compete in the GOMTV Global Starcraft II Team League.

After a change in management in early 2014, the decision was taken to close down the StarCraft II team to focus on partnerships with existing teams and players instead. The team officially disbanded on 28 February 2014.[1]

Timeline[edit]

Former Player Roster[edit]

Former Players
IDNameJoin DateLeave DateNew Team
Korea (South)BBoongBBoongChoi Jong Hyuk2013-01-292014-02-27 Invasion eSport
Korea (South)CenterChoi Jae Sung2013-08-312014-02-01 MVP
Korea (South)EveKim Shee Yoon2012-12-182013-07-30 Retirement
Korea (South)GanZiKim Dong Ju2013-01-292013-08-06 Retirement
Korea (South)GeniusJung Min Soo2013-12-262013-08-29 Love Your Girlfriend
Korea (South)InCaSong Joon Hyuk2012-12-262013-07-30 Retirement
Korea (South)NeigeJung Jung Ho2013-08-312014-02-05 Love Your Girlfriend
Korea (South)PatienceJo Ji-Hyun2013-08-312014-01-01 Alien Invasion
Korea (South)RagnaroKShin Hee Bum2013-09-302014-02-01 CJ Entus
Korea (South)SanKang Cho Won2013-12-262013-08-29 yoe Flash Wolves
Korea (South)SleepKim Seong Han2012-12-262014-01-12 KT Rolster
Korea (South)SuperNovaKim Young Jin2013-01-292014-02-27 ROOT Gaming
Korea (South)SymbolKang Dong Hyun2013-01-292014-02-01 MVP
Korea (South)TOPKim Jung Hoon2012-12-262013-07-30 Invasion eSport
Korea (South)VINESLee Sang Hun2012-12-262014-02-08
Korea (South)viOLetKim Dong Hwan2012-07-312013-07-30 Team EnVyUs

Organization[edit]

ID Name Role
krSouth Korea p IntoTheRain Im Sung Choon Coach
krSouth Korea t Iris Byun Hyung Tae Coach
krSouth Korea t NaDa Lee Yoon Yeol Manager

Team Achievements[edit]

Date Placement Tier Tournament Result Prize
2013
2013-11-23 2nd A1Premier 2013 Global Starcraft II Team League Season 2 7 : 6 $18,841.26
2013-07-20 4th A1Premier 2013 Global Starcraft II Team League Season 1 0 : 5 $4,267

External Links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. Rod 'Slasher' Breslau (25 February 2014). "Azubu.tv to relaunch, StarCraft 2 team confirmed shut down". www.ongamers.com.
  2. tbeen (2 January 2014). "Patience joins Alien Invasion". tl.net.
  3. kenzi (13 January 2014). "Sleep joins KT Rolster". tl.net.
  4. Hypsis (2 February 2014). "Symbol, Center, Ragnarok contracts end with AZUBU". tl.net.
  5. FosTA (6 February 2014). "Team Love Your Girlfriend Recruits Neige!". tl.net.
  6. karrow17 (9 February 2014). "VINES leaves AZUBU". tl.net.
  7. Rod 'Slasher' Breslau (25 February 2014). "Azubu.tv to relaunch, StarCraft 2 team confirmed shut down". www.ongamers.com.
  8. motbob (30 February 2013). "Supernova, GanZi, Symbol, BboongBboong join Azubu". tl.net.
  9. Dodgin (13 February 2013). "AZUBU Joins Esports Federation (eSF)". tl.net.
  10. Waxangel (31 July 2013). "August Roster Updates for eSF Teams". tl.net.
  11. Fusilero (7 August 2013). "AZUBU.Ganzi retires". tl.net.
  12. Dodgin (30 August 2013). "Genius and San Leave AZUBU". tl.net.
  13. Waxangel (1 September 2013). "GSTL/eSF September Rosters Announced". tl.net.
  14. Shinta) (1 October 2013). "Ragnarok joins AZUBU". tl.net.
  15. viOLetFanClub (2 August 2012). "Azubu sponsors viOLet". tl.net.
  16. Waxangel (16 October 2012). "AZUBU brings on IntoTheRain as SC2 coach". tl.net.
  17. .kv (17 December 2012). "AZUBU expands SC2 Roster". tl.net.
  18. Seeker (20 December 2012). "Eve joins AZUBU". tl.net.
  19. Ethan_Ahn (23 December 2012). "Post on Ethan Ahn's Twitter". www.twitter.com/Ethan_Ahn.
  20. Daily eSports (27 December 2012). "아주부 스타2팀, 선수 추가 영입". www.esports.dailygame.co.kr.