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JazBas

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Player Information
Name:
Sung Jun 'Thomas' Cho
Nationality:
Race:
Alternate IDs:
xGKingJazBas, nGenJazBas, NvJazBas
Approx. Total Winnings:
$7,077
Years active:
2011 - 2013
2019
Links
History
2011-08-?? — 2012-08-??
2012-08-16 — 2014-01-14
2014-01-14
Retired
2018-11-18 — Present
Recent Matches
JazBas  New Zealand
0:2
Australia  Frustration
2019-07-07 00:00:41UTC  
JazBas  New Zealand
2:0
Malaysia  Neutrals
2019-07-07 00:00:33UTC  
JazBas  New Zealand
1:2
New Zealand  Crimson
2019-07-07 00:00:25UTC  
JazBas  New Zealand
0:2
Singapore  Lobo
2019-07-07 00:00:10UTC  
JazBas  New Zealand
0:2
Australia  Pezz
2019-07-07 00:00:02UTC  


Sung "JazBas" Cho is a New Zealand Zerg player who is currently playing for Downfall Gaming.

Biography[edit]

JazBas is a New Zealand player living in Auckland and is of Korean heritage. Growing up with games like Brood War he quickly became one of the more notable players from New Zealand, and one of many New Zealand players of Korean heritage who formed the social SEA clan nGen. He is known for showing great improvement over a short time, playing himself up from Bronze league with well-rounded play and his own style.

In his personal life, he majors in jazz and plays the bass guitar (both upright and electric), leading to his ID JazBas, which is a contraction of Jazz Bass. Another piece of trivia is JazBas' part in SEA's own version of the “Artosis Pylon” - During a clan match between nGen and Terror Australis, JazBas flew 30+ mutalisks into a bunch of marines in a game against Rossi. This lead to the phrase "JazBas’ing mutalisks" or "magic boxing marines" whenever mutalisks fly into marines.

Wings Of Liberty[edit]

Despite a Brood War background, JazBas started off in Bronze league but was one of the founding players in nGen. While in this clan his skill increased dramatically and he became a feature in many SEA online tournaments and offline events in New Zealand.

JazBas was one of the players from SEA to qualify for the BlizzCon 2011 tournament. He lost to Sen in the first round, 1-2, and then managed to beat MajOr in his first match of the lower bracket. JazBas would then be taken out in the following match by TooDming, 0-2.

In August 2011, Jazbas was announced as one of the founding members of Xeria Gaming, a Professional Gaming Team based in Australia/ New Zealand

On November 16, 2011, JazBas joined Team inFinity, a social team/clan, after his previous clan "New Generations" disbanded.[1]

On August 16, 2012, JazBas left Xeria Gaming and joined GAMECOM Nv.

World Championship Series[edit]

2012 WCS New Zealand Nationals[edit]

On the 2nd of June 2012, JazBas won WCS New Zealand after overcoming SiN, Kowi, KnighT, and then KnighT again in the finals with a score of 2-1. He competed in WCS Oceania, where he was less successful. He lost 0-2 to PiG and managed to defeat KnighT 2-0 in the loser's bracket before falling to tgun 1-2.

Trivia[edit]

  • Lives in Auckland, New Zealand, but has lived some of his life in Korea.
  • Majors in jazz.
  • Plays the bass guitar.
  • His ID comes from the first three letters each of the words Jazz and Bass.
  • Has phrases coined after him, "JazBas'ing mutalisks" or "magic boxing marines" after losing mutalisks to marines in a streamed match.

Achievements[edit]

In A2Major Tournaments
DatePlaceTournamentTeamScoreVsPrize
2012-08-125th - 6th2012 StarCraft II World Championship Series: Oceania FinalsXeria GamingXeria Gaming1 : 2$600
2012-07-214thAsia StarCraft II Invitational TournamentXeria GamingXeria Gaming2 : 2Invictus GamingInvictus Gaming$400
2011-09-182ndSEA / ANZ StarCraft II Battle.net Invitational 2011Xeria GamingXeria Gaming1 : 2$3,000
In A3Minor Tournaments
DatePlaceTournamentTeamScoreVsPrize
2012-06-021st2012 StarCraft II World Championship Series: New Zealand NationalsXeria GamingXeria Gaming2 : 1$2,000
2012-04-151stCity Hunter's Kingston Comp #6Xeria GamingXeria Gaming2 : 1$250
2011-12-043rdDox Cup #2Xeria GamingXeria Gaming0 : 2$306.70
2011-11-202ndSEA Masters Cup 10Xeria GamingXeria Gaming1 : 3$75.01
In A4Basic Tournaments
DatePlaceTournamentTeamScoreVsPrize
2011-05-111stSC2SEA.com Community Open 18– : –$25
2011-05-111stSC2SEA.com Community Open 18– : –$25
2010-11-141stSEA Open Cup 122 : 1$25
Complete list of results in any tournament

Interviews[edit]

2011[edit]

See also[edit]

First Person View Match VODS[edit]

JazBas games - FPVODs - YouTube playlist @ SC2POVs

HotS Matches[edit]

Miscellaneous[edit]

Statistics[edit]

Matchup Statistics

 vs Protossvs Terranvs Zergvs RandomTotal
RecordWin%RecordWin%RecordWin%RecordWin%RecordWin%
as Zerg37 - 2856.9 %35 - 1964.8 %72 - 7947.7 %2 - 0100 %146 - 12653.7 %

Earnings Statistics

1v1 Medal Statistics

TierTotal
A2Major0101
A3Minor2136
Total2237

References[edit]

  1. "Welcome JazBas to inFi!" TeaminFi.com, 16 November 2011.