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[e][h]Zerg Golden
Player Information
Romanized Name:
Jo Myeong-hwan
July 19, 1994 (age 29)
Alternate IDs:
Approx. Total Winnings:
Military Service:
Years Active:
2010 - 2014,
2016 - 2017,
2020 - 2023
Years Active (caster):
2016 - 2017,
2010-10-07 — 2010-11-30For Our Utopia
2010-11-30 — 2012-01-16SlayerS
2010-11-30 — 2012-01-16SlayerS
2012-01-21 — 2012-07-22LighT eSports
2012-08-02 — 2012-12-04Quantic Gaming
2013-01-07 — 2013-11-23StarTale
2014-01-31 — 2014-10-06Alien Invasion
2014-10-06 — 2016-11-13Military
2016-11-13 — 2017-12-28mYinsanity
2018-01-13 — 2019-08-03Team RevolutioN
2021-01-01 — 2021-05-01Intensity eSports
Recent Matches
Golden Zerg South Korea
Canada Zerg Scarlett
March 1, 2021 - 20:30 EST  
TOP Terran South Korea / Golden Zerg South Korea
United States Terran Blademaster / United States Protoss Infinity
March 18, 2020 - 16:00 PST  
mYi mYinsanitymYinsanity
Team RevolutioNTeam RevolutioN Revo
May 3, 2017 - 21:00 CEST  
Golden Zerg South Korea
South Korea Terran INnoVation
March 10, 2017 - 11:50 KST  
Golden Zerg South Korea
South Korea Terran Bunny
March 10, 2017 - 11:40 KST  

Jo "Golden" Myeong-hwan (born July 19, 1994) is a Korean Zerg player who last played for Intensity eSports.


Golden was a member of fOu before transferring to SlayerS.

On January 16, 2012, he announced that he had left SlayerS with the intention to join a foreign team.[1] On January 21, 2012 it was announced he joined LighT eSports with stalife.[2]

Wings of Liberty[edit]

Golden qualified for 2010 Sony Ericsson Starcraft II Open Season 3 by beating NangChun in the qualifiers. He managed to beat TheWinD in the Round of 64 but was knocked out by Squirtle in the Round of 32.

Golden requalified for Code A in the 2012 Global StarCraft II League Season 2 by beating Sirius in the Preliminaries.

On July 19, 2012, Golden announced that the coming MLG Summer Arena would be his last event with LighT eSports.[3]

On August 2, 2012, Golden joined Quantic Gaming.[4]

He would be left teamless following Quantic disbanding, though would be picked up by StarTale some time later.[5]

Code A[edit]

In the GSL Code A Tiebreaker Matches, Golden was put into group C. He managed to beat players Monster, TaeJa and PhoeNix but lost to Moon, August and BBi, ending with a score of 3-3 which let him qualify for Code A in the GSL January.

He would be ousted 2-0 by eventual Code A runner up ByuN, knocking him completely out of the tournament.

Foreign Tournaments[edit]

Golden would play in the IPL 4 Open Bracket, he beat his first 2 opponent 2-0, and 2-1 respectively, he would go on to lose 0-2 vs Leenock dropping him into the losers bracket. His first opponent was TLO who he beat 2-1, he would go on to defeat Scarlett and then lose to Swedish Protoss Player SaSe ending his tournament run. Golden played in HomeStory Cup V, he managed to make the playoffs, his first opponent in the Round of 8 was sLivko, Golden won in a close series with a 3-2 score. His next opponent was YongHwa whom golden lost to 1-3. A third place match took place where he played against MC he ended up losing 0-3, his final placing that tournament was 4th.

Golden would make a return to IPL with IPL 5, in his first round he played against Genius who he lost to, he would then win against his first losers bracket opponent to lose to fellow zerg player BBoongBBoong.

Golden won the NASL S4 Open Tournament against SortOf with a score of 3-2, this allowed him to participate in the Round of 16 Main Tournament bracket, his first opponent was Arthur who was a former SlayerS Protoss player, Golden managed to barely win with a score of 3-2 advancing him into the offline portion of the tournament. His opponent was Polt. Golden managed to win 1 game but that was all, Polt would win 3-1 advancing him over Golden.

Heart of the Swarm[edit]

Golden participated in the Red Bull Training Grounds. He was in Group B, he won all 3 of his matches vs DeMusliM, puCK, and SeleCT. He went on to face Canadian player Kane who he defeated 3-1 which put him into the finals against his team-mate Sound, Golden managed to win 4-2 crowning him the champion.

Golden was invited to Red Bull Battle Grounds New York City as he was the champion of the Red Bull Training Grounds. Golden announced right before the event that this would be his last tournament and he would retire after it. Golden Played in Group A where he faced against his soon to be ex-teammate Bomber and Scarlett. Golden would lose both series 0-2 knocking him out of his last tournament.

On December 17, 2013, Golden announced he would stream under sponsorship from Ownaj and Clarity Gaming until his military service in December 9, 2014. He would not return to progaming or join Clarity Gaming's roster.[6][7] However on January 30, 2014, he announced that he had reversed his decision and would come out of retirement since his draft notice calls for him to enlist in December instead of March as he originally thought. He also announced intentions to enter WCS in Season 2, perhaps in America, and also to enter foreign tournaments.[8]

On New Year's Day 2014, he also announced that he was organizing a 4-person tournament to support HyuN after the collapse of Quantic Gaming, which left HyuN owed $23,000 in back pay. The event will feature jjakji, StarDust, MC and Symbol as well as Golden and HyuN as casters.[9]

After being knocked out of the Round of 4 for the second season in a row in the 2014 WCS Season 3 Europe Premier League, Golden announced his retirement to perform his military service.[10]

Legacy of the Void[edit]

In September 2016, Golden was released from military service and began streaming.

On November 13, 2016, Golden announced that he is joined team mYinsanity.[11]

Hosting Tournaments, Showmatches[edit]


  • Wrote a letter to the SlayerS team after it was announced that he was leaving.[12]
  • Organized an APM League with a special rule - players must average 200 APM for a match and win to advance.[13]


2014-12-022ndMinorCascade1xbet Clan League Season 6
Alien InvasionAlien Invasion
2 : 4
Punchline ESCPunchline ESC
2014-10-053rd - 4thPremier2014 WCS Season 3 Europe Premier League2014 WCS Season 3 Europe Premier League
Alien InvasionAlien Invasion
0 : 3$7,500
2014-08-162ndMajorESET Masters 2013
Alien InvasionAlien Invasion
2 : 3$5,000
2014-08-133rd - 4thMajorESL Pro Series Germany - Summer Season 2014ESL Pro Series Germany - Summer Season 2014
Alien InvasionAlien Invasion
2 : 3$735.08
2014-07-063rd - 4thPremier2014 WCS Season 2 Europe Premier League2014 WCS Season 2 Europe Premier League
Alien InvasionAlien Invasion
2 : 3$7,500
2014-07-022ndWeek. (Min.)ESL Pro Series Germany - Summer Season 2014: Cup #3ESL Pro Series Germany - Summer Season 2014: Cup #3
Alien InvasionAlien Invasion
0 : 2$163.88
2014-06-171stMon. (Min.)Go4SC2 May 2014
Alien InvasionAlien Invasion
2 : 0$406.40
2014-04-282ndMinorWinamax Expresso Invitational
Alien InvasionAlien Invasion
2 : 3
2014-04-151stMon. (Min.)Go4SC2 March 2014
Alien InvasionAlien Invasion
2 : 1$414.42
2014-03-241stWeek. (Basic)Go4SC2 Premium Qualifier March 2014 Cup 3
Alien InvasionAlien Invasion
3 : 0$69.19
2013-06-231stMajorRed Bull Training GroundsRed Bull Training Grounds
4 : 2$3,200
2012-07-084thPremierHomeStory Cup VHomeStory Cup V
LighT eSportsLighT eSports
0 : 3$2,000
2012-06-174thMajorGIGABYTE ESPORTS LAN Invitational
LighT eSportsLighT eSports
2 : 3$500
2012-05-291stDaily (Basic)Playhem EU Daily 257
LighT eSportsLighT eSports
2012-05-291stDaily (Basic)Playhem NA Daily 257
LighT eSportsLighT eSports
2012-05-281stDaily (Basic)Playhem NA Daily 256
LighT eSportsLighT eSports
2012-05-271stDaily (Basic)Playhem NA Daily 255
LighT eSportsLighT eSports
2012-05-232ndShowm. (Min.)vVv's Wednesday Night StarCraft #39
LighT eSportsLighT eSports
1 : 4
vVv GamingvVv Gaming
2012-05-141stDaily (Basic)Playhem EU Daily 242
LighT eSportsLighT eSports
2 : 0$275
2012-04-031stDaily (Basic)Playhem NA Daily 201
LighT eSportsLighT eSports
2012-04-031stDaily (Basic)Playhem EU Daily 201
LighT eSportsLighT eSports
2012-04-011stDaily (Basic)Playhem NA Daily 199
LighT eSportsLighT eSports
2012-03-301stDaily (Basic)Playhem NA Daily 197
LighT eSportsLighT eSports
2012-03-091stDaily (Basic)Playhem NA Daily 176
LighT eSportsLighT eSports
2012-02-171stDaily (Basic)Playhem NA Daily 155
LighT eSportsLighT eSports
2012-02-161stDaily (Basic)Playhem NA Daily 154
LighT eSportsLighT eSports
2012-02-111stDaily (Basic)Playhem NA Daily 149
LighT eSportsLighT eSports
2012-02-021stDaily (Basic)Playhem NA Daily 140
LighT eSportsLighT eSports
2012-01-281stWeek. (Basic)ZOTAC Cup: NA Cup Cup 36
LighT eSportsLighT eSports
3 : 0$100
2011-03-241stPremierGlobal Starcraft II Team League MarchGlobal Starcraft II Team League March
5 : 4
Incredible MiracleIncredible Miracle
Extended list of results






External links[edit]

First Person View Match VODS[edit]


Matchup Statistics

vs Protossvs Terranvs Zergvs RandomTotal
as Zerg226 - 22150.6 %180 - 16052.9 %216 - 19952 %22 - 581.5 %644 - 58552.4 %
as Random0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 40 %2 - 0100 %2 - 433.3 %
as Protoss2 - 166.7 %0 - 20 %0 - 0-0 - 0-2 - 340 %
Σ228 - 22250.7 %180 - 16252.6 %216 - 20351.6 %24 - 582.8 %648 - 59252.3 %

Earnings Statistics

1v1 Medal Statistics