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[e][h] Heart
Player Information
Romanized Name:
Kim Min-hyuk
(1990-11-16) November 16, 1990 (age 30)
Alternate IDs:
KT.MGW_Strict, Link[3.33], Link, Maynard
Total Earnings:
Years Active:
2011 - 2017
????-??-?? — 2012-01-18
2012-02-17 — 2013-01-09
2013-01-14 — 2015-10-15

Kim "Heart" Min Hyuk is a retired Terran player from South Korea, who previously 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.


In A1Premier tournaments
2014-10-122nd2014 WCS Season 3 America Premier LeagueAxiomAxiom2 : 4 Bomber$15,000
2014-07-063 - 4th2014 WCS Season 2 America Premier LeagueAxiomAxiom1 : 3 Bomber$7,500
2012-03-253rd2012 MLG Winter ChampionshipcompLexity GamingcompLexity Gaming1 : 4 DongRaeGu$9,000
In A2Major tournaments
2015-04-183 - 4thASL Season 4 Prime LeagueAxiomAxiom0 : 4 Journey$500
2012-04-223 - 4th2012 MLG Spring Arena 1compLexity GamingcompLexity Gaming0 : 3 DongRaeGu$1,450
In A3Minor tournaments
2014-04-222ndStarship Troopers Ultimate EditionAxiomAxiom2 : 3 TLO$150
2011-08-201stTeamSpeak TL Open #21Team SCV LifeTeam SCV Life3 : 2 IdrA$100
In A4Basic tournaments
2015-04-261stDingIt Showmatches Match 20AxiomAxiom4 : 1 Harstem$150
2015-03-221stTeam Gravity's Fight Night 2015: March, Week 4 Match 3AxiomAxiom4 : 3 TRUE$60
2014-05-091stKipi's Tournament One Cup 11AxiomAxiom JonSnow$75
2012-02-251stPlayhem NA Daily 163compLexity GamingcompLexity Gaming Noxn$60
2011-12-231stPlayhem NA Daily 99Team SCV LifeTeam SCV Life Heavens$60
2011-12-161stPlayhem NA Daily 92Team SCV LifeTeam SCV Life inori$60
Complete Results in any Tournament

Team Achievements

In A1Premier tournaments
2013-11-231st2013 Global Starcraft II Team League Season 2Axiom-AcerAxiom-Acer6 : 7AZUBUAZUBU$6,056.12
2013-07-203rd2013 Global Starcraft II Team League Season 1Axiom-AcerAxiom-Acer0 : 5Incredible MiracleIncredible Miracle$711.17
2011-10-083 - 4th2011 Global Starcraft II Team League Season 1Team SCV LifeTeam SCV Life4 : 5PrimePrime$0
In A2Major tournaments
2014-07-274thAcer TeamStory Cup Season 3AxiomAxiom4 : 5mousesportsmousesports$400
2013-12-152ndAcer TeamStory Cup Season 2AxiomAxiom1 : 5Team AcerTeam Acer$1,000
2012-07-011stEvil Geniuses Master's Cup Series League VIIcoL.MVPcoL.MVP3 : 2FnaticFnatic$384.62
In A3Minor tournaments
2015-09-202ndASL Gemini 2AxiomAxiom0 : 4$50
2015-07-121stRocket Beans TV Archon Cup: Round 3AxiomAxiom2 : 1
2015-05-241stASL GeminiAxiomAxiom3 : 1$150
2015-02-021stTwo vs TwournamentAxiomAxiom4 : 1$80
Complete Results in any Tournament

Matches & VODs[edit]

Wings of Liberty

First Person View Match VODS[edit]





External Links[edit]


Matchup Statistics

 vs vs vs vs Total
as 171 - 15352.8 %145 - 12553.7 %227 - 19853.4 %11 - 0100 %554 - 47653.8 %
as 2 - 166.7 %0 - 20 %0 - 40 %0 - 0-2 - 722.2 %
as 0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 20 %0 - 20 %

Earnings Statistics

Medal Statistics