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[e][h]Terran Heart
Player Information
Romanized Name:
Kim Min-hyuk
November 16, 1990 (age 33)
Alternate IDs:
KT.MGW_Strict, Link[3.33], Link, Maynard
Approx. Total Winnings:
Years Active:
2011 - 2015
201?-??-?? — 2012-01-18Team SCV Life
2012-02-17 — 2013-01-10compLexity Gaming
2013-01-15 — 2015-10-15Axiom
2015-11-18 — PresentRetirement
Recent Matches
Heart Terran South Korea
South Korea Protoss PartinG
October 6, 2015 - 18:10 CEST  
Heart Terran South Korea
United States Terran qxc
September 11, 2015 - 17:25 CEST  
Heart Terran South Korea
Germany Protoss Monty
September 11, 2015 - 16:45 CEST  
(Ryung South Korea, Heart South Korea)Terran
Terran(Serbia Beastyqt, United States qxc)
August 29, 2015 - 23:45 CEST  
(Ryung South Korea, Heart South Korea)Terran
Zerg(South Korea DongRaeGu, South Korea TRUE)
August 29, 2015 - 23:10 CEST  

Kim "Heart" Min-hyuk (born November 16, 1990) is a retired Korean Terran player who last played for Axiom.

He was also active in Brood War, where he played for Hwaseung Oz.

Wings of Liberty[edit]

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Heart won several Playhem Daily events playing under ID Maynard.

On January 19, 2012, he would leave Team SCV Life.[1] He then joined compLexity Gaming on February 17, 2012.[2]

He would leave the team nearly a year later.[3]

On January 14, 2013, Axiom recruited Heart as part of its new engagement in the GSTL in partnership with Team Acer.[4]

Global StarCraft II Team League[edit]

2011 GSTL Season 1[edit]

On August 19, 2011, for the 2011 GSTL Season 1 Group A, Team SCV Life sent out Heart as their starting player against F.United. Heart took out NaNiwa and put TSL ahead by a score of 1-0. F.United sent out Fenix next and Heart wasn't able to defeat him. Heart's loss allowed F.United to tie up the score at 1-1.

World Championship Series[edit]

2012 WCS Korea Preliminaries[edit]

On July 23, 2012, Heart participated in the 2012 South Korea WCS Preliminaries. Heart received a BYE in round one and then took down Dark, SonGDuri, sKyHigh, and faced Reality in the finals. He was not able to advance any further as he lost to Reality by a score of 1:2 and took 2nd place.

Global StarCraft II League[edit]

Code A[edit]

Heart would qualify for the 2012 GSL Season 1 Code A by defeating TheBest in the finals of the preliminaries. In the Ro 48, he managed to upset Bomber 2-1. In the Ro 32, he lost to Ryung 1-2.

In 2012 GSL Season 2 Code A Heart faced Terius in Ro48, and won 2-0. In Ro32 he met BBoongBBoong, where he lost 0-2.

After losing his Up and Down group for the second consecutive season, Heart tore through 2012 GSL Season 3 Code A, taking down Lure in the Ro.48 with a 2-1, YuGiOh with a 2-0 in the Ro.32, and the upset against KeeN 2-0 in the Ro.24, securing his first ever Code S spot in the 2012 GSL Season 4 Code S.

Up & Downs[edit]

Heart failed to qualify for 2012 GSL Season 2 Code S in the Up & Down matches after going 1-3 in his group, beating YugiOh, but losing to BBoongBBoong, Avenge, and KeeN.

Heart would be placed into the six player Group E of the 2012 GSL Season 3: Up and Down Matches after his 2012 GSL Season 2 Code A loss in the Ro.32. He failed to advance with a 2-2 record, despite the win against the eventual 4-1 AcE.

Code S[edit]

On September 11, 2012, Heart participated in Code S group F, defeating NaNiwa 2:1, losing to Squirtle 2:0 and finally defeating Sniper 2:1, to advance out of his group and move into the Round of 16.

Outside Korea[edit]

His first major event outside Korea was MLG Winter Championship. He got to Pool C through the Open Bracket, after defeating MorroW, inori and DdoRo. There, he finished first of his group after going 5-0. His first opponent in the Championship Bracket was DongRaeGu. He lost 0-2 and had to face GanZi in the Losers' Bracket. He won 2-1 and to face HuK in the next round. Due to defeating him in the pool games, he started with a 2-1 advantage and ended winning 4-2. He then faced DongRaeGu again in an other extended series. He lost 4-1, ending 3rd overall and winning $9,000 and also a seed for 2012 MLG Spring Arena 1.[5]

Heart of the Swarm[edit]


On November 18, 2015, Heart announced that he retired from progaming.[6]


  • As of February 4, 2012, Heart had the best winrate of all players in the Playhem Daily tournaments, with an 87% win ratio.[7]
  • From March 2015, Heart started to study in Qingdao, China and take part in many matches in the country.[8] However, until he announced his retirement, he hasn't participated in any tournaments above CN server only with his account in the QQ group of WCS Mainland China Qualifier.


2015-09-202nd2v2 (Min.)ASL Gemini 20 : 4$50
2015-07-121stArchon (Min.)Rocket Beans TV Archon Cup: Round 32 : 1$278.07
2015-05-251stWeek. (Min.)SEAcraft Weekly 48
2 : 1$41
2015-05-241st2v2 (Min.)ASL Gemini3 : 1$150
2015-05-222ndMon. (Min.)Masters Cup 54Masters Cup 54
2 : 3$25
2015-04-261stShowm. (Basic)DingIt Showmatches Match 20DingIt Showmatches Match 20
4 : 1$150
2015-04-183rd - 4thMajorASL Season 4 Prime LeagueASL Season 4 Prime League
0 : 4$500
2015-04-132ndWeek. (Min.)SEAcraft Weekly 42
0 : 2$25
2015-03-221stShowm. (Basic)Team Gravity's Fight Night 2015: March, Week 4 Match 3Team Gravity's Fight Night 2015: March, Week 4 Match 3
4 : 3$60
2015-02-161stWeek. (Min.)SEAcraft Weekly 35
2 : 0$41
2015-02-021st2v2 (Min.)Two vs Twournament4 : 1$80
2014-10-122ndPremier2014 WCS Season 3 America Premier League2014 WCS Season 3 America Premier League
2 : 4$15,000
2014-07-094thMajorAcer TeamStory Cup Season 3Acer TeamStory Cup Season 3
4 : 5
2014-07-063rd - 4thPremier2014 WCS Season 2 America Premier League2014 WCS Season 2 America Premier League
1 : 3$7,500
2014-05-091stWeek. (Basic)Kipi's Tournament One Cup 11Kipi's Tournament One Cup 11
2014-04-222ndMinorStarship Troopers Ultimate Edition
2 : 3$150
2013-12-152ndMajorAcer TeamStory Cup Season 2Acer TeamStory Cup Season 2
1 : 5
Team AcerTeam Acer
2013-11-231stPremier2013 Global Starcraft II Team League Season 22013 Global Starcraft II Team League Season 2
6 : 7
2013-07-193rdPremier2013 Global Starcraft II Team League Season 12013 Global Starcraft II Team League Season 1
0 : 5
Incredible MiracleIncredible Miracle
2012-07-011stMajorEvil Geniuses Master's Cup Series League VIIEvil Geniuses Master's Cup Series League VII
3 : 2
2012-04-223rd - 4thMajor2012 MLG Spring Arena 12012 MLG Spring Arena 1
compLexity GamingcompLexity Gaming
0 : 3$1,450
2012-03-253rdPremier2012 MLG Winter Championship2012 MLG Winter Championship
compLexity GamingcompLexity Gaming
1 : 4$9,000
2012-02-251stDaily (Basic)Playhem NA Daily 163
compLexity GamingcompLexity Gaming
2012-01-041stDaily (Basic)Playhem NA Daily 111
Team SCV LifeTeam SCV Life
2011-12-281stDaily (Basic)Playhem NA Daily 104
Team SCV LifeTeam SCV Life
2011-12-271stDaily (Basic)Playhem NA Daily 103
Team SCV LifeTeam SCV Life
2011-12-231stDaily (Basic)Playhem NA Daily 99
Team SCV LifeTeam SCV Life
2011-12-161stDaily (Basic)Playhem NA Daily 92
Team SCV LifeTeam SCV Life
2011-10-083rd - 4thPremier2011 Global Starcraft II Team League Season 12011 Global Starcraft II Team League Season 1
Team SCV LifeTeam SCV Life
4 : 5
2011-08-201stWeek. (Min.)TeamSpeak TL Open #21
Team SCV LifeTeam SCV Life
3 : 2$100
Extended list of results

Matches & VODs[edit]

Wings of Liberty

First Person View Match VODS[edit]



External Links[edit]


Matchup Statistics

vs Protossvs Terranvs Zergvs RandomTotal
as Terran220 - 17056.4 %163 - 15451.4 %266 - 24152.5 %14 - 0100 %663 - 56554 %
as Random0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 20 %0 - 20 %
Σ220 - 17056.4 %163 - 15451.4 %266 - 24152.5 %14 - 287.5 %663 - 56753.9 %

Earnings Statistics

1v1 Medal Statistics