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Freecs

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[e][h]Freecs
Team Information
Location:
Coaches:
Yi "Legend" Seon Jeong
Won Joong Wook (원종욱)
Approx. Total Winnings:
$55,157
Player earnings:
$1,565,088
Links
Solo Achievements
IEM Season V - World Championship  2011 MLG Pro Circuit Raleigh  2012 Global StarCraft II League Season 4: Code S 2012 MLG Fall Championship 2012 Battle.net World Championship World Cyber Games 2012 2012 GSL Blizzard Cup Iron Squid – Chapter II 2013 MLG Winter Championship 2013 WCS Season 2 IEM Season VIII - New York 2014 DreamHack Open: Bucharest 2014 WCS Global Finals IEM Season IX - Taipei 2015 DreamHack Open: Valencia HomeStory Cup XIV 2020 Global StarCraft II League Season 1 TeamLiquid StarLeague 5 2020 Global StarCraft II League Season 3 DH SC2 Masters 2020: Last Chance 2021 2021 AfreecaTV GSL Super Tournament 1 2021 AfreecaTV GSL Super Tournament 2 NeXT 2021 S1 – SC2 Masters TeamLiquid StarLeague 7
Player Breakdown
Number of Players:
1
Terran 1
History
Created:
2010-09-01


Freecs is a top Korean StarCraft II team.

It was previously known as StarTale, and temporarily as SBENU. As StarTale, it was originally founded by former acting coach of Pantech Curitel and former coach of WeMade Fox Won Joong Wook,[1] together with July and RainbOw.[2] The team originally comprised mostly former Brood War players, most notably the Golden Mouse holder July. They also have a Counter Strike: Global Offensive team and formerly had League of Legends and DotA 2 teams. In April 2015, StarTale announced that it would change its name to SBENU following a new title sponsorship.[3] In January 2016, SBENU stopped sponsoring the team, and the GSL broadcaster Afreeca picked up the team, which was renamed Afreeca Freecs.[4]

On November 21, 2016, it was announced that the team was disbanding its StarCraft II division.[5]

The team was reformed at the start of 2020.[6]

Timeline[edit]

As Freecs FreecsFreecs[edit]

As Afreeca Freecs Afreeca FreecsAfreeca Freecs[edit]

As SBENU SBENUSBENU[edit]

As StarTale StarTaleStarTale[edit]

Player Roster[edit]

Active[edit]

IDNameJoin Date
South Korea Terran TY
(Jun Tae-yang)
Jun Tae-yang
Join Date: 
2023-01-14

Former[edit]

Former Squad
IDNameJoin DateLeave DateNew Team
South Korea Terran aLive
(Han Lee-seok)
Han Lee-seok
Join Date: 
2019-12-31
Leave Date: 
2022-??-??
South Korea Zerg Armani
(Park Jin-hyuk)
Park Jin-hyuk
Join Date: 
2020-01-01
Leave Date: 
2024-01-01
 
Retired
South Korea Zerg DongRaeGu
(Park Soo-ho)
Park Soo-ho
Join Date: 
2019-12-31
Leave Date: 
2020-11-30
 
Team NVTeam NV Team NV
South Korea Terran KeeN
(Hwang Kyu-seok)
Hwang Kyu-seok
Join Date: 
2021-05-18
Leave Date: 
2023-??-??
South Korea Zerg soO
(Eo Yoon-su)
Eo Yoon-su
Join Date: 
2022-03-22
Leave Date: 
2023-12-31
South Korea Protoss Stats
(Kim Dae-yeob)
Kim Dae-yeob
Join Date: 
2020-01-01
Leave Date: 
2021-05-18
 
Military service
South Korea Protoss Stats
(Kim Dae-yeob)
Kim Dae-yeob
Join Date: 
2023-01-19
Leave Date: 
2024-01-01
South Korea Protoss Trap
(Cho Sung-ho)
Cho Sung-ho
Join Date: 
2020-12-31
Leave Date: 
2022-10-25
 
Military service
South Korea Terran TY
(Jun Tae-yang)
Jun Tae-yang
Join Date: 
2020-06-06
Leave Date: 
2021-07-15
 
Military service

Roster at the time of 2016 Disbandment[edit]

Former Squad
IDNameJoin DateLeave DateNew Team
South Korea Terran aLive
(Han Lee Seok)
Han Lee Seok
Join Date: 
2014-10-14
Leave Date: 
2016-11-21
 
mYinsanitymYinsanity mYinsanity
South Korea Protoss Billowy
(Kim Do Kyung)
Kim Do Kyung
Join Date: 
2015-12-03
Leave Date: 
2016-11-21
 
Retired
South Korea Terran Bomber
(Choi Ji Sung)
Choi Ji Sung
Join Date: 
2010-??-??
Leave Date: 
2016-11-21
 
Team RevolutioNTeam RevolutioN Team RevolutioN
South Korea Zerg Curious
(Lee Won Pyo)
Lee Won Pyo
Join Date: 
2011-??-??
Leave Date: 
2016-11-21
 
Retired
South Korea Zerg DRGLing
(Lee Won Ju)
Lee Won Ju
Join Date: 
2015-??-??
Leave Date: 
2016-11-21
 
Team GPTeam GP Team GP
South Korea Terran KeeN
(Hwang Kyu Seok)
Hwang Kyu Seok
Join Date: 
2015-11-24
Leave Date: 
2016-11-21
 
Team LeiFengTeam LeiFeng Team LeiFeng
South Korea Protoss Patience
(Jo Ji Hyun)
Jo Ji Hyun
Join Date: 
2016-03-30
Leave Date: 
2016-11-21
 
Dead PixelsDead Pixels Dead Pixels
South Korea Protoss SGW
(Shin Gun Woo)
Shin Gun Woo
Join Date: 
201?-??-??
Leave Date: 
2016-11-21
South Korea Protoss Super
(Seo Sung Min)
Seo Sung Min
Join Date: 
2015-12-01
Leave Date: 
2016-11-21
 
KaiZi GamingKaiZi Gaming KaiZi Gaming
South Korea Zerg Symbol
(Kang Dong Hyun)
Kang Dong Hyun
Join Date: 
2016-04-28
Leave Date: 
2016-11-21
 
Retired

Former[edit]

StarTale roster: PartinG, Sound, KingKong, Hack, Curious, AcE, Virus, Tiger, Squirtle and Bomber
Former Squad
IDNameJoin DateLeave DateNew Team
South Korea Protoss AcE
(Jung Woo Seo)
Jung Woo Seo
Join Date: 
2011-01-10
Leave Date: 
2014-03-??
 
Retired
South Korea Terran Aphrodite
(Kim Ga Young)
Kim Ga Young
Join Date: 
2011-11-13
Leave Date: 
2014-09-18
 
MVPMVP MVP
South Korea Terran August
(Kim Siam)
Kim Siam
 
FnaticFnatic Fnatic
South Korea Protoss Avenge
(Kim Nam Joong)
Kim Nam Joong
Join Date: 
2012-07-13
Leave Date: 
2014-01-08
 
Jin Air Green WingsJin Air Green Wings Jin Air Green Wings
South Korea Protoss Balloon
(Jung Woo Joon)
Jung Woo Joon
Join Date: 
2013-07-01
Leave Date: 
2013-11-03
 
mYinsanitymYinsanity mYinsanity
South Korea Protoss Booster
(Moon Ho Joon)
Moon Ho Joon
Join Date: 
2013-02-25
Leave Date: 
2014-10-14
South Korea Protoss Brain
(Kim Dong Gyu)
Kim Dong Gyu
Join Date: 
2012-07-13
Leave Date: 
2013-07-01
South Korea Protoss Daisy
(Lee Jong Hyuk)
Lee Jong Hyuk
Join Date: 
2015-02-23
Leave Date: 
2015-07-??
 
Retired
South Korea Zerg DongRaeGu
(Park Soo Ho)
Park Soo Ho
Join Date: 
2015-04-27
Leave Date: 
2015-10-15
 
Afreeca S2Afreeca S2 Afreeca S2
South Korea Zerg FruitDealer
(Kim Won Gi)
Kim Won Gi
Join Date: 
2011-07-11
Leave Date: 
2012-03-05
 
Retired
South Korea Zerg Golden
(Jo Myeong Hwan)
Jo Myeong Hwan
Join Date: 
2013-01-06
Leave Date: 
2013-11-24
 
Alien InvasionAlien Invasion Alien Invasion
South Korea Terran Hack
(Kim Young Il)
Kim Young Il
Join Date: 
2011-10-07
Leave Date: 
2015-12-01
 
Retired
South Korea Terran Harrier
(Ju Han Jin)
Ju Han Jin
Join Date: 
2012-07-23
Leave Date: 
2013-03-26
South Korea Protoss Hoon
(Ha Ji Hoon)
Ha Ji Hoon
Join Date: 
2013-07-01
Leave Date: 
2013-11-03
 
Retired
South Korea Terran jjakji
(Jung Ji Hoon)
Jung Ji Hoon
Join Date: 
2015-05-04
Leave Date: 
2015-12-01
 
KT RolsterKT Rolster KT Rolster
South Korea Zerg July
(Park Sung Joon)
Park Sung Joon
Join Date: 
2010-09-15
Leave Date: 
2012-??-??
South Korea Terran justfake
(Lee Kwan Woo)
Lee Kwan Woo
 
Retired
South Korea Zerg KingKong
(Yoo Chung Hee)
Yoo Chung Hee
Leave Date: 
2012-10-02
 
Carnage eSportsCarnage eSports Carnage eSports
South Korea Zerg Leenock
(Lee Dong Nyoung)
Lee Dong Nyoung
Join Date: 
2015-11-24
Leave Date: 
2016-01-27
 
KT RolsterKT Rolster KT Rolster
South Korea Zerg Life
(Lee Seung Hyun)
Lee Seung Hyun
Join Date: 
2012-08-??
Leave Date: 
2015-02-11
 
KT RolsterKT Rolster KT Rolster
South Korea Zerg Life
(Lee Seung Hyun)
Lee Seung Hyun
Join Date: 
2016-01-28
Leave Date: 
2016-01-29
China Protoss MisS
(Han Yiying)
Han Yiying
Join Date: 
2012-02-13
Leave Date: 
2014-10-14
South Korea Terran MMA
(Mun Seong Won)
Mun Seong Won
Join Date: 
2015-05-05
Leave Date: 
2015-12-01
 
Team AcerTeam Acer Team Acer
South Korea Zerg Monster
(Tak Hyun Seung)
Tak Hyun Seung
Join Date: 
2010-??-??
Leave Date: 
2011-??-??
 
MVPMVP MVP
South Korea Protoss MyuNgSiK
(Kim Myung Sik)
Kim Myung Sik
Join Date: 
2015-04-19
Leave Date: 
2015-08-25
 
TCM-GamingTCM-Gaming TCM-Gaming
South Korea Protoss Panic
(Han Jae Woon)
Han Jae Woon
Join Date: 
2013-01-13
Leave Date: 
2014-11-28
 
MVPMVP MVP
South Korea Protoss PartinG
(Won Lee Sak)
Won Lee Sak
Leave Date: 
2013-01-03
 
SK Telecom T1SK Telecom T1 SK Telecom T1
South Korea Zerg Pet
(Park Nam Kyu)
Park Nam Kyu
Join Date: 
2012-07-13
Leave Date: 
2015-09-12
 
MVPMVP MVP
South Korea Terran RainBOw
(Kim Sung Je)
Kim Sung Je
Join Date: 
2010-09-??
Leave Date: 
2012-06-26
South Korea Terran SalvatioN
(Kim Ki Yong)
Kim Ki Yong
Join Date: 
2013-07-31
Leave Date: 
2013-11-03
 
PrimePrime Prime
South Korea Protoss Silver
(Shim So Myung)
Shim So Myung
 
Retired
South Korea Zerg SoN
(Lee Sang Kun)
Lee Sang Kun
Leave Date: 
2013-03-26
 
Retired
South Korea Terran Sound
(Bae Sang Hwan)
Bae Sang Hwan
Leave Date: 
2013-08-27
 
Retired
South Korea Terran Sparta
(Hwang Eui Jin)
Hwang Eui Jin
Join Date: 
2012-07-13
Leave Date: 
2013-07-07
 
Retired
South Korea Protoss Squirtle
(Park Hyun Woo)
Park Hyun Woo
Join Date: 
2010-09-01
Leave Date: 
2013-01-13
 
Incredible MiracleIncredible Miracle Incredible Miracle
South Korea Zerg Ssemi
(Moon Sae Mi)
Moon Sae Mi
Join Date: 
2015-??-??
Leave Date: 
2015-12-01
South Korea Protoss Ssoja
(Park Woong Jin)
Park Woong Jin
Leave Date: 
2015-12-01
South Korea Protoss StuN
(Seung Hyun Kim)
Seung Hyun Kim
Join Date: 
2014-08-20
Leave Date: 
2014-12-02
 
KT RolsterKT Rolster KT Rolster
South Korea Zerg SuHoSin
(Kim Soo Ho)
Kim Soo Ho
Join Date: 
2012-07-13
Leave Date: 
2014-10-14
South Korea Zerg SUPERSTAR
(Shin Jung Min)
Shin Jung Min
Join Date: 
2010-??-??
Leave Date: 
2011-12-16
 
Military service
South Korea Zerg TanDongHo
(Tan Dong Ho)
Tan Dong Ho
 
ZeNEXZeNEX ZeNEX
South Korea Protoss Tiger
(Kim Hyun Joon)
Kim Hyun Joon
Leave Date: 
2013-03-26
 
Retired
United States Terran TorcH
(Trevor Housten)
Trevor Housten
 
Retired
South Korea Protoss TREME
(Park Joon Sung)
Park Joon Sung
Join Date: 
2012-07-13
Leave Date: 
2013-06-05
 
Quantic GamingQuantic Gaming Quantic Gaming
South Korea Protoss TricKsteR
(Seo Ki Soo)
Seo Ki Soo
Join Date: 
2011-06-24
Leave Date: 
2014-10-14
South Korea Terran Troumen
(Na Doh Hyun)
Na Doh Hyun
 
Retired
South Korea Terran Virus
(Park Joon Young)
Park Joon Young
Join Date: 
2010-??-??
Leave Date: 
2012-??-??
 
Retired
South Korea Zerg Zero
(Lim Choon Ho)
Lim Choon Ho
Join Date: 
2012-07-19
Leave Date: 
2014-10-14

Organization[edit]

Staff
ID Name Position
South Korea LegendYi Seon Jeong Head Coach
South Korea WonWon Jong Wook Coach / Manager

The headcoach of Afreeca Freecs, Won, played a key role in the founding of WeMade FOX and began his e-Sports career in March 2003 with Toona SG, the predecessor of WeMade Fox. He remained with the team through its multiple sponsor changes, as SG Family, Pantech and Curitel Curriors, Pantech EX, and finally as WeMade FOX.[1] He was also the first president of the e-Sports Federation, from March 30, 2012 to October 19, 2012.[68][69]

Team Achievements[edit]

DatePlaceTierTournamentResultPrize
2022-08-127thPremierWorld Team League 2022 SummerWorld Team League 2022 SummerWorld Team League 2022 Summer1 : 4
Team NVTeam NV
$3,796.64
2022-01-217thPremierWorld Team League 2021 WinterWorld Team League 2021 WinterWorld Team League 2021 Winter2 : 4
Team LiquidTeam Liquid
$4,038.62
2021-07-105thPremierWorld Team League 2021 SummerWorld Team League 2021 SummerWorld Team League 2021 Summer3 : 4
Shopify RebellionShopify Rebellion
$3,086.94
2013-11-233rdPremier2013 Global Starcraft II Team League Season 22013 Global Starcraft II Team League Season 22 : 8
AZUBUAZUBU
$5,652.38
2013-07-125thPremier2013 Global Starcraft II Team League Season 12013 Global Starcraft II Team League Season 14 : 5
AZUBUAZUBU
$2,670.05
2012-12-083rd - 4thPremier2012 Global Starcraft II Team League Season 32012 Global Starcraft II Team League Season 34 : 5
FXOpen e-SportsFXOpen e-Sports
$3,696.86
2012-11-211stMajor2012 IGN Pro Team League2012 IGN Pro Team League5 : 1
Incredible MiracleIncredible Miracle
$9,000
2012-06-032ndPremierKorean StarCraft II League 2012 Season 1Korean StarCraft II League 2012 Season 10 : 6
PrimePrime
$2,000
2011-02-102ndPremier2011 Global StarCraft II Team League Feb2011 Global StarCraft II Team League Feb4 : 5
Incredible MiracleIncredible Miracle
$4,460.71
2011-01-311stMajorZotac Team Invitational Season 2Zotac Team Invitational Season 24 : 1
ZeNEXZeNEX
$6,242.59
Extended list of results

Awards[edit]

DateTierTournamentAwardPrize
No recorded results found.

Gallery[edit]

Highlight Videos[edit]

Trivia[edit]

External Links[edit]

Statistics[edit]

Earnings Statistics

Team Medal Statistics

TierTotal
Premier121206
Major200114
Minor7400011
Total10613121

1v1 Medal Statistics

TierTotal
Premier2618424476
Major9733224
Minor1381471717024496
Basic69561561147
Total2422283920331743
Note: This table shows the medals won by players
in 1v1 events while on the team.

References[edit]

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  2. 'StarTale: Inside Look Part 1' YouTube.com. January 12th 2013.
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  6. Afreeca Freecs are back!
  7. Stats is back
  8. Trap starting military service 2022-10-25
  9. KeeN joins
  10. Stats starting military service 2021-05-18
  11. Afreeca Freecs are back!
  12. soO starting military service 2020-10-22
  13. DongRaeGu leaves
  14. Trap joins
  15. Life to Afreeca Freecs, Leenock to KT in trade
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  23. SPL Round 3 Rosters Announced
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  26. Pet has left SBENU
  27. leaves SBENU
  28. "Keen and Leenock Join SBENU".
  29. trades jjakji for Super
  30. announces the new SBENU roster
  31. joins SBENU
  32. Life joins KT Rolster
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  63. RainBOw goes to the army
  64. ZeNEX merging into StarTale
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  70. Startale Changes their logo