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[e][h] EffOrt
Player Information
Romanized Name:
Kim Jung-woo
January 30, 1991 (1991-01-30) (age 29)
Total Earnings:
2011-03-21 — 2014-09-11
Recent Matches
EffOrt  South KoreaW:-South Korea  한정우
November 5, 2020 - 13:10 UTC
effort  China0:2China  Cyan
October 16, 2020 - 11:00 UTC
effort  China0:2China  hyperion
October 14, 2020 - 11:00 UTC

Kim "EffOrt" Jung Woo is a South Korean Brood War and StarCraft II progamer, previously playing for the Korean team CJ Entus and now retired.[1]


EffOrt's career as a Brood War progamer started relatively late, as he played his first televised match in 2008. He was dubbed the "neo-sAviOr" at that time due to his playstyle’s strong resemblance to sAviOr's. EffOrt went up the ladder in his team, and became the most frequently used Ace player by CJ Entus. He realised his first major achievements in individual leagues in the summer 2009, as he took the third place of the 2009 GOM Classic Season 3, won the BlizzCon 2009, and reached the quarterfinals of the 2009 Avalon MSL. His coronation in OSL occurred in 2010, when he defeated the heavily favorite Flash in the grand finals of the 2010 Korean Air OSL, in a tied series that he won 3-2 after a 0-2 deficit. He announced his retirement in September 2010, only to come back in March 2011.

Wings of Liberty[edit]

EffOrt played his first televised StarCraft II match during the hybrid 2011-2012 Proleague Season 2.

World Championship Series[edit]

EffOrt would be one of the KeSPA players to qualify to play in the WCS Korea Nationals. He would fall to HerO in the first round of the winner's bracket with a score of 0-2 to drop into the loser's bracket. In the first round of the loser's bracket, EffOrt would be matched up against the GSL Champion DongRaeGu, whom he would manage to beat 2-1 in an action packed ZvZ. EffOrt would then follow that up by defeating GuMiho in the following round 2-0 before failing to fell KeSPA player herO in the third round of the loser's bracket.

Global StarCraft II League[edit]

With his success in the hybrid Proleague, EffOrt would be one of the four KeSPA Code A seeds for the 2012 GSL Season 4[2]

MLG vs Proleague[edit]

EffOrt managed to get into the playoffs to play against Flash, but eventually lost to him 4:3 and was eliminated from the tournament.


  • Won his first official StarCraft II match against Flash.
  • Lost his first official StarCraft II Ace Match against Motive.
  • Has an Average APM of 470.


In A1Premier tournaments
2014-09-0413 - 16th2014 Global StarCraft II League Season 3: Code S0-2Grp S.$2,283
2013-12-015 - 8thIEM Season VIII - Singapore1 : 3 San$1,000
2013-10-181 - 12th2013 WCS Season 3 Korea GSL: Challenger League2 : 0 TRUE$892
Complete Results in any Tournament

Team Achievements

In A1Premier tournaments
2012-09-221st2011-12 SK Planet Proleague Season 22 : 0$7,942.89
In A2Major tournaments
2014-05-202nd2014 Proleague: Round 32 : 4$443.24
Complete Results in any Tournament





See also[edit]

First Person View Match VODS[edit]


Matchup Statistics

 vs vs vs Total
as 0 - 20 %0 - 0-0 - 20 %0 - 40 %
as 36 - 4047.4 %54 - 4355.7 %49 - 2467.1 %139 - 10756.5 %

Earnings Statistics


  1. Aeromi (September 21, 2014). "EffOrt retires". Retrieved September 2014, 21.
  2. KeSPA seeds for GSL S4 Announced