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FXOpen e-Sports

[e][h]FXOpen e-Sports
Team Information
Lee "Choya" Hyung Seop
Choi "Supreme" Seung Min
Kwon "Hell" Jae Hwan
Lee "Choya" Hyung Seo
2012 Global StarCraft II Team League Season 2 2012 Global StarCraft II Team League Season 3
Solo Achievements
2011 MLG Providence2012 MLG Pro Circuit - Summer ChampionshipIGN ProLeague Season 52013 DreamHack Open: Stockholm

FXO roster: xD (AlwayS), Lucky, Oz, Supreme, GuMiho, SLoG, asd, Whale and TheBest

FXOpen e-Sports was the competitive gaming division of the forex trading company FXOpen.

In early December 2010, FXOpen, a Forex trading company, announced their intention to own and manage a competitive StarCraft II professional team. This branch of FXOpen, dubbed "FXOpen e-Sports", was formed not only to host and sponsor events like the FXOpen Path of Ascension, the FXOpen Invitational Series and the FXOpen KOTH, but also to support a competitive team with a view to furthering e-Sports.[1]

The team began with a focus on South East Asian and Oceania scenes, as the team owner, FXOBoSs worked for the Oceania division of FXOpen. FXO has since expanded to the South Korean scene by acquiring the Korean team For Our Utopia in July 2011.[2]

FXO also sponsored the Russian team Guild of Imbalance, sporting the tag Imba.FXO featuring players such as Brat_OK, Strelok, LoWeLy and HappyZerg. In March 2012, FXO and the Guild of Imbalance stopped their collaboration, and the competitive players, together with management of Imba.FXO became the new European division of FXO.[3]

In October 2012, FXO also absorbed the American Team Legion, which was shutting down due to financial difficulties, become FXO's North American division, including the Legion Gaming Community, management and League of Legends squad.[4]

The European division became the StarCraft II team of Natus Vincere in April 2013 with the latter organization being sponsored by FXO,[5] whilst the North American division disbanded in August 2013.[6]

On the 1st of November, the remainder of FXOpen e-Sports, that is, the Korean StarCraft II and Dota 2 division under Choya's leadership reverted to their former team fOu after FXO stopped sponsoring the team.[7]

FXOpen at GSTL 2011


Former Player Roster[edit]

FXO Korea[edit]

Former Players
IDNameJoin DateLeave DateNew Team
Korea (South)AcouKim Ji Hwang2013-10-31 Retirement
Korea (South)asdLee Dae Jin2011-07-182013-01-30 Retirement
Korea (South)BraveLee Hee Chang2013-07-312013-10-31 Retirement
Korea (South)ChoyaLee Hyung Seop2011-07-182013-10-31 For Our Utopia
Korea (South)CraneKim Han Byul2011-07-182012-05-31 Team Replika
Korea (South)GuMihoKoh Byung Jae2011-07-182013-10-31 For Our Utopia
Korea (South)HopeLee Dong Yeon2013-07-30
Korea (South)HurricaneNam Ki Woong2013-10-31 For Our Utopia
Korea (South)inoriWoo Min Gyu2011-07-182011-11-05 Team ReIGN
Korea (South)JKSSong Jae Kyung2013-10-31 Retirement
Korea (South)kAsyuHan Byung Hoon2010-??-??2011-07-18
Korea (South)KongSon Joon Yung2013-10-31 Retirement
Korea (South)LeenockLee Dong Nyung2011-07-182013-10-31 For Our Utopia
Korea (South)LuckyLee In Soo2011-07-182013-10-31 For Our Utopia
Korea (South)OxChoi Won Seok
Korea (South)OzKim Hak Soo2011-06-162012-05-06 Fnatic
Korea (South)PartinGWon Lee Sak2011-07-18 StarTale
Korea (South)sCKim Seung Chul2011-07-182013-10-06 MicroGamerZ
Korea (South)SeedAhn Sang Won2013-05-222013-10-31 For Our Utopia
Korea (South)ShineChoi Kyung Min2011-07-182013-01-02 Team SCV Life
Korea (South)ShowTimeJung Ji Ho2013-03-302013-10-31 No Dice Gaming
Korea (South)SiriusChoi Jin Sol2013-01-30 Retirement
Korea (South)SoulmanLee Jong Hyun2011-07-182012-01-11 Rising Star
Korea (South)SupremeChoi Seung Min2013-10-31 For Our Utopia
Korea (South)TassadarKim Jung Hoon2013-08-012013-10-31 For Our Utopia
Korea (South)TeriusSong Byung Hak Prime
Korea (South)TheBestKim Chan Min2011-07-182013-10-06 Retirement
Korea (South)TopClassJung Bang Min2011-07-182012-05-31
Korea (South)TreeKim Hyun Mok2012-09-22 Retirement
Korea (South)VoidRayLee Jung Bum
Korea (South)WeekendLee Haeng Seon2011-07-182013-07-06
Korea (South)WhaleAhn Joon Hwa2013-01-30 Retirement
Korea (South)xDChoi Joon Hyuk2012-04-14 Retirement

FXO North America[edit]

Former Players
IDNameJoin DateLeave DateNew Team
United States of AmericaAuRoraAlysa Goose2012-10-28
United States of AmericaCrazyBrandon Bay2013-07-10
CanadadesRowMarc-Olivier Proulx2012-12-312013-07-22 Apocalypse eSports
CanadaDrunkenboiHenry Luu2012-11-232013-07-10 Deimos
United States of AmericaFutureRichard Almand2012-11-15
CanadajEchoJoseph Lopez2012-11-192013-07-10
MexicoJimRisingJaime Silencio2012-10-282013-07-01 Team sMi
CanadakaRmyMatthew Munholland
MexicoMakerRicardo Flores2012-11-182013-03-04 Kaos Latin Gamers
United States of AmericaMoosegillsMichael Wolff2013-03-042013-08-16 compLexity Gaming
United States of AmericaNeebAlex Sunderhaft2013-03-272013-08-16 Fnatic
United States of AmericaPowerJasper Chou2013-06-18
United States of AmericaRemarKMatthew Kramer2013-03-062013-08-16
Korea (South)ShieldYoung Yoon
Korea (South)ShuttleChoi Sung Jin2012-10-282012-11-13 Clarity Gaming
United States of AmericaSirRobinRobert Switts2015-02-212016-09-18 Team Gravity
United States of AmericaTheoRyDerek Travisano2012-10-282013-08-16 Sloth E-Sports Club

FXO Europe[edit]

Former Players
IDNameJoin DateLeave DateNew Team
Falkland Islands (Malvinas)BabyKnightJon Andersen2012-07-152013-04-08 Natus Vincere
Russian FederationBrat_OKPavel Kuznetsov2012-03-032012-07-10 Team Empire
Russian FederationElbegastPavel Semenov2012-03-032013-04-08
UkraineHappyZergSvyatoslav Vlasyuk2012-03-032013-04-08 Natus Vincere
BelarusLoWeLyAnton Plebanovich2012-07-032013-04-08 Natus Vincere
Russian FederationmaxMaxim Yurkov
UkraineMinatoVitaliy Ponomarenko2012-07-022013-04-08 Natus Vincere
UkraineSnakeDmitriy Grigoriev
UkraineStrelokEugin Oparyshev2012-03-032013-04-08 Natus Vincere

FXO International[edit]

Former Players
IDNameJoin DateLeave DateNew Team
CanadaAnthonyAnthony Accettone
AustraliaFilthyPhil Edwards2011-06-09 Retirement
SingaporeiceiceiceDaryl Koh Pei Xiang2011-04-252011-07-20 Retirement
Korea (South)mOoNanMin Gyun Kim2011-01-14 Retirement
AustraliamOOnGLaDeAndrew Pender2010-12-112011-08-12 Team Nv
CanadaOpTiKzErOKarl Angeles2010-12-11
United States of AmericaqxcKevin Riley2011-03-252011-11-30 compLexity Gaming
United States of AmericaShethShawn Simon2010-12-112011-07-20 Team Liquid
United States of AmericaSLoGAndrew An2012-03-13 Eclypsia
AustraliatgunBradley Seymour2011-03-??2011-10-31 It's Gosu eSports
MalaysiaTimberHo Julian
United States of AmericaWolfWolf Schröder2011-10-14


Main Staff at time of Disbandment
ID Name Position
Australia BoSs Josh Dentrinos Founder/Advisor
Australia Unstable Daniel Siddel Chief Executive Officer
United States Treasure Anne Armstrong Mikronis Chief Executive Officer
Australia deL Brendan Ferguson Events Manager
Australia frequency Marc Onofrio Events Manager
FXO.Korea-Staff at time of Disbandment
ID Name Position New Team
South Korea Choya Lee Hyung Seop FXO.KR Manager / Coach For Our Utopia
South Korea Hell Kwon Jae Hwan FXO.KR Coach For Our Utopia
South Korea Supreme Choi Seung Min FXO.KR Coach For Our Utopia
FXO.Europe-Staff at time of Disbandment
ID Name Position New Team
Russia zOo Vladimir Ahlebinin FXO.EU Director Natus Vincere
Russia Fairon Artem Bykov FXO.EU Manager Natus Vincere
FXO.North America-Staff at time of Disbandment
ID Name Position New Team
South Korea Seeker Michael Suh Manager/Translator Clarity Gaming
South Korea storywriter Chris Kim FXO Translator
United States Volt Jace Ebben Executive Assistant
Canada Kumiho Sophie Holly Web Content
United States Zhurai Brandon Fu Web Content
United States Raelcun Alan Brusky Stream and Media

Team Achievements[edit]


Date League Team Result Opponent Winnings
2013-06-29 6th 2013 GSTL Season 1 FXO Korea
4 : 2
Prime $2,776
2013-02-25 2013 GSTL Preseason FXO Korea
1 : 4
2013-02-20 5-8 2013 IPTL Season 1 FXO Korea
4 : 5
ROOT Gaming $1,000
2012-12-08 2012 GSTL Season 3 FXO Korea
5 : 3
MVP $26,409
2013-11-06 5-8 2012 IPTL Season 1 FXO Korea
5 : 4
Team SCV Life $1,000
2012-07-28 2012 GSTL Season 2 FXO Korea
5 : 0
SlayerS-EG $26,062
2012-04-01 2012 GSTL Season 1 FXO Korea
3 : 5
Prime $3,475
2012-03-18 North American Star Team League FXO Korea
3 : 2
Team Empire $1,000
2012-02-24 IPL Team Arena Challenge 2 FXO Korea
2 : 5
New Star HoSeo $2,000


Date League Team Result Opponent Winnings
2013-03-19 Cascade1xbet Clan League Season 4 FXO Europe
2 : 4
Team Empire $600
2012-05-27 4PL Clan League Season 2 FXO Europe
3 : 2
Type Gaming €700
2012-04-18 incredible Panic Team League Season 3 FXO Europe
4 : 2
Team Empire $1,000

FXO.North America[edit]

Date League Team Result Opponent Winnings
2013-08-02 Under Rated Team League Season 2 FXO NA
0 : 4
Clarity Gaming
2013-06-23 OMG League Season 1 FXO NA
3 : 4
Team Property
2013-03-06 zGt Team League Season 1 FXO NA
5 : 0
Zerg Gosu Team $200


2012 GSTL Season 2
Preceded By:
2012 GSTL Season 3
8 December 2012 – 20 July 2013
FXOpen e-Sports
2013 GSTL Season 1
Succeeded By:

FXOpen Events[edit]

During 2011 FXOPen e-Sports held a number of professional StarCraft 2 events. Their first two tournaments - an open tournaments and an invitational - served as a test run for future events to come in 2011. The invitational series continues, and a King of the Hill style tournament has since been added to the list of FXOpen managed events.
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Highlight Videos[edit]





  1. FXOpen (11th November 2010). "Introducing Team FXOpen e-Sports".
  2. Kiyo. (18th July 2011). "fOu Becomes FXO Korea".
  3. Alexj (3rd March 2012). "Guild of Imbalance and FXOpen part ways".
  4. FXOpe (28th October 2012). "FXOpen expands by absorbing Legion Gaming".
  5. sandr1x (9th May 2013). "Natus Vincere acquired new roster".
  6. Seeker (16th August 2013). "FXO NA Disbands + More".
  7. egernya (2nd October 2013). "FXOpen to stop sponsoring FXO.KR".
  8. Kenny_oro (15th January 2013). "Grubby will play for FXO in GSTL".
  9. Kenny_oro (31st January 2013). "FXOasd, FXOWhale, and FXOSirius retire from SC2".
  10. Acronysis (23rd February 2013). "FXO.Choya retires as a player".
  11. FXOpeneSports (5th March 2013). "Post on Twitter by FXO".
  12. FXOpeneSports (5th March 2013). "Post on Twitter by FXO".
  13. FXOpeneSports (5th March 2013). "Post on Twitter by FXO".
  14. TeeTS (13th March 2013). "sC returns to SC2 , rejoins FXO".
  15. FXOpeneSports (27th March 2013). "Post on Twitter by FXO".
  16. Ry2D2 (30th March 2013). "FXO signs 2 new players".
  17. sandr1x (9th April 2013). "Natus Vincere acquired new roster".
  18. antvolt (22nd May 2013). "FXOpen acquires Seed from LG-IM".
  19. FXOpeneSports (19th June 2013). "Post on Twitter by FXO".
  20. FXOpeneSports (2nd July 2013). "Post on Twitter by FXO".
  21. kimbilly (7th July 2013).
  22. FXOpeneSports (11th July 2013).
  23. FXOpeneSports (11th July 2013).
  24. desRow (23rd July 2013). "Post on Twitter by desRow".
  25. Waxangel (31st July 2013). "NS HoSeo disbands - members to Korean and foreign teams".
  26. WaxAngel (31st July 2013). "August Roster Updates for eSF Teams".
  27. kaRmy (13th August 2013). "Post on Twitter by kaRmy".
  28. Seeker (16th August 2013). "FXO NA Disbands + More".
  29. DJHelium (7th October 2013). "sC and TheBest Retire".
  30. egernya (2nd October 2013). "FXOpen to stop sponsoring FXO.KR".
  31. "Guild of Imbalance and FXOpen part ways"., 3 March 2012.
  32. SLoG's Twitter., 14 March 2012. Thread on
  33. Choya's Twitter., 15 April 2012.
  34. Fnatic signs Oz
  35. Keeper (2012-07-11). "Empire welcomes Brat_Ok".
  36. cSc.RoLaN (2012-06-11). "cSc.Minato joins FXO e-Sports Europe".
  37. "FXOpen signs BabyKnight"., 16 July 2012.
  38. "The evolution of the training regiment for FXO" Accessed 6 October 2012.
  39. "A new e-sports director has joined the ranks of FXOpen e-Sports"
  40. FXOpen (2012-10-28). "FXOpen expands by absorbing Legion Gaming".
  41. DesRow Joins FXO
  42. FXOpen (26th February 2011). "[FXO FXOpen e-Sports Announcements"].
  43. deL (25th March 2011). "[FXO New Players Announced"].
  44. Ocedic (28th May 2011). "FXO to GSTL".
  45. deL (28th May 2011). "Razer sponsors FXOpen e-Sports".
  46. deL (15th June 2011). "FXO adds Korean Protoss Twilight".
  47. Kiyo. (18th July 2011). "fOu Becomes FXO Korea".
  48. "FXO parts ways with Sheth"., 22 July 2011.
  49. "FXO welcomes pRoTimber to its training team"., 29 July 2011.
  50. "mOOnGLaDe released from FXO". 14 August 2011.
  51. "FXO leaves sc2con organization"., 14 August 2011.
  52. "FXOsC to MVP!"., 9 September 2011.
  53. Wolf's Twitter., 15 October 2011. Thread on
  54. "FXOtgun and FXO part ways"., 1 November 2011.
  55. "Korean Protoss inori joins Team ReIGN"., 5 November 2011.
  56. "FXO transfers qxc to Complexity"., 1 December 2011.
  57. FXOpen (11th November 2010). "Introducing Team FXOpen e-Sports".