DIMAGA

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Player Information
Name:
Dmytro Filipchuk
Birth:
June 3, 1986 (1986-06-03) (age 32)
Country:
Race:
Alternate IDs:
mTw.DIMAGA, RoX.KIS.DIMAGA, St)DIMAGA, aFz.DIMAGA, NgS.DIMAGA
Total Earnings:
$71,973.655
Links
Achievements
ASUS ROG Summer 2011
History
2008-06-28 - 2010-07-24
2010-07-24 - 2013-01-15
2013-06-05 - 2014-06-02
2014-06-27 - 2015-01-17
2015-04-30 - 2015-07-03
2015-07-17 - 2015-09-01
2016-04-19 - 2017-01-02
2017-01-02 - 2017-06-30
2018-01-02 - 2018-04-30
2018-09-14 - 2018-10-18

Dmytro "DIMAGA" Filipchuk is a Zerg player from Ukraine who is currently teamless. Dimaga (Димага) is a slang form of Dmytro (Дмитро).

Biography[edit]

Born in Chernivtsi City (Ukraine), he is a former Brood War player most notable for taking 1st place at WCG Ukraine in 2008.

In Beta[edit]

During the StarCraft II beta, DIMAGA was positioned in the Platinum League (Division 4), ranked second with a record of 152-59.[1]

DIMAGA enjoyed massive success during the beta. Winning one of each running major weekly tournament by employing a dangerous, aggressive style heavily focusing on Banelings. As a reward for his success, he was invited to Day[9]'s King of the Beta tournament. At the end of the beta, DIMAGA was invited to join a since-disbanded team mTw as a sponsored player.[2]

Wings of Liberty[edit]

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As the game launched, DIMAGA immediately continued his successful play with two successive victories in first two Wednesday Go4SC2 ESL Cups beating SarenS and Socke respectively.

Although staying primarily in smaller European events, DIMAGA would defeat SjoW and Naama to qualify as part of the World All Stars team sent to Korea to compete in the 2011 GSL World Championship. There he would be the final foreigner to play in the Korea vs. World matches, with July beating four players in a row. DIMAGA managed to hold, beating both July and Mvp, before falling to NesTea in the ace match. He would later get his revenge in the main tournament, becoming the first player to beat NesTea in a televised ZvZ match. Although he would be eliminated in the Round of 8, 1-3 by San, DIMAGA would be the only foreigner to defeat a South Korean player in a best of 3 series.

DIMAGA won the ASUS ROG Summer 2011 in the Assembly in Helsinki. On his way to his first championship at a major live tournament he beat players like MaNa, Stephano and TLO.

DIMAGA managed to qualify for Blizzcon 2011 as one of the representatives from the Russian server. He would play KiLLeR in the first round and beat him 2-1, and then fall to SeleCT in the following round, 0-2. In the lower bracket, DIMAGA would play three matches, beating Brat_OK and TooDming before falling to NaNiwa, 0-2.

DIMAGA was invited to ASUS ROG Stars Invite in November 2011, where he was eliminated in the first round in a tied series against SeleCT. However, DIMAGA played two showmatches at this event. He beat HuK 2-0 and lost to White-Ra 1-2.

Intel Extreme Masters[edit]

IEM Season V Global Challenge Cologne[edit]

DIMAGA'S victory over SarenS in the Go4SC2 ESL Cups not only granted him the prize money, but also qualified him for the IEM Season V - Global Challenge Cologne, the first major live StarCraft II event in Europe. DIMAGA qualified first in his group after defeating SarenS and LucifroN 2-1 but losing 0-2 to HasuObs. He defeated team-mate DeMusliM in the quarterfinals before losing 3-2 to MorroW. He went on to take third after defeating Tarson 3-1 in the 3rd place game. He won many fans during the events with his passionate personality and strong Zerg play, focusing on Banelings and swarming his opponent.

IEM Season VI Global Challenge Kiev[edit]

From January 19 to January 22, 2012, DIMAGA participated in the IEM Season VI Global Challenge Kiev. The tournament started off with group stages. DIMAGA was placed in to Group D with Feast, HerO, and qxc. DIMAGA advanced out of his group with a score of 2-1 and headed in to the playoffs bracket. In the playoffs bracket, DIMAGA defeated Pomi and Kas in order to advance in to the finals. In the finals, DIMAGA faced MMA. He put up a valiant effort and put up a great fight, he lost to MMA by a score of 1-3 and ended up in second place.

IGN ProLeague[edit]

IPL Fight Club[edit]

On February 11, 2012, DIMAGA was invited to participate in the IPL Fight Club. His first opponent was HerO. His debut was cut short as he was knocked out in his very first match up by a score of 0-5, and was not able to dethrone HerO.

Heart of the Swarm[edit]

DIMAGA was one of the 24 invites for the WCS Europe 2013 Season 1 Premier League. He topped his Round of 32 group with 2-0 wins against Siw and Mvp. He lost to 1-2 ThorZaIN in the Round of 16, but came back with consecutive 2-1 wins against Feast and ThorZaIN to advance second in the group. Against Happy in the Round of 8, DIMAGA narrowly advanced with a 3-2 score against his strong terran opponent. DIMAGA played against Mvp in the semifinals, but this time lost 0-3. Finishing 3-4th, he was able to qualify for the WCS 2013 Season 1 Finals.

At the WCS 2013 Season 1 Finals, DIMAGA dropped out in the Round of 32 after losses against RorO and Revival.

In the WCS Europe 2013 Season 2 Premier League, DIMAGA dropped out in the Round of 32 after 1-2 losses against HasuObs and duckdeok, despite defeating the eventual champion duckdeok 2-0 in their initial match. In Challenger League, DIMAGA defeated BlinG and Beastyqt, but lost again to Mvp in the final round and dropped to the group stage. In a three-player group, he lost to SaSe and Shuttle to remain in Challenger League for Season 3.

On January 18, 2015, DIMAGA gave his official retirement statement.[3]

After a brief comeback playing for Monolith team, Dimaga was without a team again on September 1st, 2015.[4]

Trivia[edit]

Achievements[edit]

In A1Premier tournaments
DatePlaceEventTeamResultWinnings
2013-05-263 - 4th2013 WCS Season 1 Europe/Premier0 : 3 Mvp$7,000
2012-06-182ndDreamHack EIZO Open: Summer1 : 3 MaNa$7,120.43
2012-01-222ndIEM Season VI - Global Challenge Kiev1 : 3 MMA$3,300
2011-08-051stASUS ROG Summer 20113 : 2 MaNa$11,426.4
2010-10-234thBlizzCon 2010 StarCraft II Invitational1 : 2 White-Ra$3,000
2010-08-223rdIEM Season V - Global Challenge Cologne3 : 1 Tarson$1,400
In A2Major tournaments
DatePlaceEventTeamResultWinnings
2012-12-162ndNumericable M-House Cup2 : 3 MarineKing$1,977.19
2011-01-163rdRoot Gaming's WARZONE3 : 0 Taurent$500
In A3Minor and A5Monthly tournaments
DatePlaceEventTeamResultWinnings
2016-08-062ndGamer Sensei $200 Open2 : 4 DeMusliM$40
2015-12-162ndEU Mid-week Regionals0 : 3 Happy$11
2014-01-161steSportsventure Cup4 : 3 BabyKnight$816.31
2013-08-312ndGdA Tournament of Legends #21 : 3 Tefel$198.32
2013-06-132ndConn.Si Arena Season 21 : 4 Starbuck$80.2
2013-05-052ndRoccat Challenge1 : 3 Bly$655.7
2011-12-182ndsc2ro League Season 21 : 4 Beastyqt$200
2011-10-282ndGrubby's Starcraft II Series Pro Invitational #30 : 3 Grubby$424.38
2011-09-051stGo4SC2 August 20113 : 0 Kalin$703.13
2011-08-221stGIGABYTE Cup Season 13 : 2 Stephano$718.1
2011-08-202ndESET Summer Masters1 : 3 MaNa$863.82
2011-07-311stASUS Cup Summer 20113 : 1 Happy$217
2011-05-291stASUS Cup Spring 20112 : 0 Happy$1,427.01
2011-05-212ndHD World Tournament3 : 4 Strelok$500
2011-02-281stASUS Cup Winter 20113 : 0 Strelok$208.12
2011-02-271stsc2tv.ru and gametrix Tournament3 : 2 MorroW$250
2011-02-031stGo4SC2 January 20113 : 0 Kas$681.29
2010-11-281stASUS Cup Autumn 20102 : 0 Strelok$638.38
2010-05-091stRazer StarCraft II Beta Domination3 : 2 DeMusliM$250
2010-03-151stSC2TV.ru Invitational #22 : 0 MorroW$100
2010-02-271stSC2TV.ru Invitational #13 : 1 White-Ra$100
Complete Results in any Tournament

Team Achievements

In A2Major tournaments
DatePlaceEventTeamResultWinnings
2015-09-022ndCascade1xbet Clan League Season 73 : 4$75
2014-01-193rdNationWars by O'Gaming TV3 : 2$300
In A3Minor tournaments
DatePlaceEventTeamResultWinnings
2018-02-041stIron Chain invitational: Titans War5 : 2$20
2017-06-072ndRussian Starcraft 2 Team League Season 111 : 5$17.17
Complete Results in any Tournament

WoL Matches[edit]

Gallery[edit]

Interviews[edit]

2017[edit]

2013[edit]

2012[edit]

2011[edit]

2010[edit]

2009[edit]

Championships[edit]

ASUS ROG Tournaments Assembly Starcraft II Champion
SteelSeries StarCraft II Challenge
Preceded By:
Netherlands  Ret
ASUS ROG Summer 2011
5 August 2011 – 26 February 2012
Ukraine  DIMAGA
ASUS ROG Winter 2012
Succeeded By:
South Korea  Polt

External links[edit]

First Person View Match VODS[edit]

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