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Jin Air Green Wings

[e][h]Jin Air Green Wings
Team Information
Location:
Coaches:
Cha Ji Hoon
Ha Tae Jun
Manager:
Ju Hoon
Team Captain:
Lee "Rogue" Byung Ryul
Links
Achievements
2014 Proleague Round 22014 Proleague Round 42016 Proleague Round 22016 Proleague Round 32016 Proleague Grand FinalsChina Team Championship 2019 Season 2
Solo Achievements
Intel Extreme Masters2014 Hot6ix Cup2015 StarCraft II StarLeague Season 1MSI Masters Gaming Arena 20152015 WCS Global FinalsIntel Extreme Masters2017 AfreecaTV GSL Super Tournament 22017 WCS Global FinalsIntel Extreme MastersWorld Electronic Sports Games 20172018 Global StarCraft II League Season 12018 Global StarCraft II League Season 22018 Global StarCraft II League Season 32019 Global StarCraft II League Season 1 2019 Global StarCraft II League Season 3Intel Extreme MastersAfreecaTV GSL Super Tournament/2020/1
Player Breakdown
Number of Players:
5
3
1
1
History
Created:
2011-11-04


Jin Air Green Wings is the StarCraft II team of South Korean airline Jin Air, which flies domestically within South Korea and also to China, Japan, Guam and Southeast Asia. Formerly known as the 8th Team, it was one of the seven KeSPA-recognized teams participating in Proleague and also has a League of Legends team.

History[edit]

As Jin Air Green Wings [edit]

As 8th Team [edit]

  • January 2, MajOr joins 8th Team.[26]
  • June 17, MajOr announces he will be leaving 8th Team. MajOr played his last Proleague match on June 23 against Flash. [27]
  • July 9, CoCa joins.[28]

8th Team was formed after the disbanding of three previous Brood War teams: MBCGame HERO, WeMade FOX and Hwaseung Oz.

Player Roster[edit]

Korea (South)  Creator
Jang Hyun Woo
Korea (South)  Maru
Cho Seong Ju
Korea (South)  Rogue
Lee Byung Ryul
Korea (South)  sOs
Kim Yoo Jin
Korea (South)  Trap
Cho Sung Ho
Active Squad
IDNameJoin Date20102011201220132014201520162017201820192020
Korea (South)CreatorJang Hyun Woo2019-12-10- 9 - 16th 2011 LG Cinema 3D Global StarCraft II League May1st Team Liquid StarLeague 2012 StarCraft II World Championship Series/Asia/Nationals/South_Korea9 - 16th Iron Squid – Chapter II-17 - 28th 2015 StarCraft II StarLeague Season 2 25 - 32nd 2016 Global StarCraft II League Season 1 17 - 24th 2017 Global StarCraft II League Season 25 - 8th 2018 AfreecaTV GSL Super Tournament 2 17 - 24th 2019 Global StarCraft II League Season 12019 Global StarCraft II League Season 2 23 - 28th Global_StarCraft_II_League/2020/Season_1
South KoreaMaruCho Seong Ju2013-12-1317 - 32nd 2010 TG Sambo Intel Starcraft II Open Season 1 17 - 32nd 2011 Global StarCraft II League August 9 - 12th 2012 Global StarCraft II League Season 2Premier League 1st 2013 WCS Season 2 Korea OSL 3 - 4th 2014 Global StarCraft II League Season 21st 2015 StarCraft II StarLeague Season 15 - 8th 2016 KeSPA CupIntel Extreme Masters2nd World Electronic Sports Games 20161st World Electronic Sports Games 2017 2018 Global StarCraft II League Season 1 2018 Global StarCraft II League Season 2 2018 Global StarCraft II League Season 3 1st 2019 Global StarCraft II League Season 11st 2020 AfreecaTV GSL Super Tournament 1
Korea (South)Rogue CaptainLee Byung Ryul2011-11-04--17 - 23rd 2012 OnGameNet Starleague Season 1Premier League 17 - 24th 2013 WCS Season 2 Korea OSL3rd 2014 MSI Beat IT3 - 4th 2015 WCS Global Finals3 - 4th HomeStory Cup XIV1st Intel Extreme Masters2017 AfreecaTV GSL Super Tournament 22017 WCS Global Finals1st Intel Extreme Masters 1st 2019 Global StarCraft II League Season 31st 2020 IEM Katowice
Korea (South)sOsKim Yoo Jin2013-12-13-- 17 - 24th 2012 Global StarCraft II League Season 51st 2013 WCS Global Finals1st Intel Extreme Masters 2014 Hot6ix Cup1st 2015_MSI_Masters_Gaming_Arena 2015 WCS Global Finals 2nd 2016 Global StarCraft II League Season 2 2nd 2017 Global StarCraft II League Season 32nd Intel Extreme Masters2018 AfreecaTV GSL Super Tournament 23 - 4th 2019 AfreecaTV GSL Super Tournament 15 - 8th 2020 IEM Katowice
Korea (South)TrapCho Sung Ho2014-09-17-- 12 - 24th GOMTV Global StarCraft II League3 - 4th 2013 WCS Season 31st 2014 MLG Anaheim2nd Intel Extreme Masters2nd 2016 KeSPA Cup 9 - 12th 2017 Global StarCraft II League Season 15 - 8th Intel Extreme Masters 2nd 2019 Global StarCraft II League Season 2 2019 Global StarCraft II League Season 33rd Team Liquid StarLeague

Former[edit]

Former Players
IDNameJoin DateLeave DateNew Team
Korea (South)AdiosKim Ki Tae2014-04-102015-05-08 Retirement
Korea (South)ArgoKim Jae Hoon2013-07-102013-08-16 Retirement
Korea (South)AvengeKim Nam Joong2014-04-042015-02-03 Retirement
Korea (South)BridgePark Soo Bum201?-??-??201?-??-?? Retirement
Korea (South)CheckKim Min Gyu2013-07-102013-08-18 Western Wolves
Korea (South)CheckKim Min Gyu2015-03-262015-10-31 Retirement
Korea (South)CoCaChoi Jong Hwan2013-07-102014-03-11 Retirement
Korea (South)CreatorJang Hyun Woo2015-11-172019-12-02 Jin Air Green Wings
Korea (South)CureKim Do Wook2013-07-102019-12-02 Dragon Phoenix Gaming
Korea (South)heroJo Il Jang2012-05-16201?-??-?? Retirement
Korea (South)HyuNKo Seok Hyun2016-03-252016-11-30 Retirement
Korea (South)JaedongLee Jae Dong2011-11-042012-12-05 Evil Geniuses
Korea (South)KillerPark Joon Oh201?-??-??201?-??-?? Retirement
MexicoMajOrJuan Lopez2013-01-022013-06-17 ROOT Gaming
Korea (South)MovieJin Young Hwa2012-05-07201?-??-?? Retirement
Korea (South)NeigeJung Jung Ho201?-??-??2013-09-01 AZUBU
Korea (South)PigbabyYang Hee Soo2012-04-122014-04-10 Jin Air Green Wings
Korea (South)PigbabyYang Hee Soo2014-12-012015-10-31 Retirement
Korea (South)PurePark Sae Jung2013-08-232013-10-08 Retirement
Taiwan, Republic of ChinaRexLei Hao Chen2019-02-272020-12-31
Korea (South)SeaYum Bo Sung2011-11-042012-??-?? Team Liquid
Korea (South)SymbolKang Dong Hyun2014-11-282015-10-31 Afreeca Freecs
Korea (South)TerminatorHa Jae Sang2013-07-102015-10-31 Retirement
Korea (South)TRUEBang Tae Soo2012-11-022014-08-25 Dead Pixels
Korea (South)TYJun Tae Yang2011-11-042013-08-31 KT Rolster

Roster at Jin Air Green Wings creation[edit]

ID Name
krSouth Korea z ALBM Kim Min Gyu
krSouth Korea p Argo Kim Jae Hoon
krSouth Korea Z CoCa Choi Jong Hwan
krSouth Korea t Cure Kim Doh Wook
krSouth Korea t Neige Jung Jung Ho
krSouth Korea p Pigbaby Yang Hee Soo
krSouth Korea z Savage Lee Byung Ryul
krSouth Korea p Terminator Ha Jae Sang
krSouth Korea z TRUE Bang Tae Soo
krSouth Korea t TY Jun Tae Yang

Organization[edit]

Staff
ID Name Position
South Korea Ju Hoon Manager
South Korea herb Ha Tae Jun Coach

Former[edit]

Former Staff
ID Name Position
South Korea Cezanne Kim Jung Hwan Coach
South Korea TBD Han Sang Yong Head Coach
South Korea TBD Cha Ji Hoon Head Coach

Interviews[edit]

Team Achievements[edit]

Date Placement Tier Tournament Result Prize
2019
2019-10-13 1st A1Premier China Team Championship 2019 Season 2 4 : 3 $14,082
2019-06-02 5 - 7th A1Premier China Team Championship 2019 Season 1 5-2 Grp. S. $2,982
2018
2018-10-30 4th A3Minor BJ Destruction Match Season 1 1 : 3 $0
2016
2016-09-03 1st A1Premier 2016 SK Telecom Proleague 4 : 0 $45,475
2016-07-31 1st A2Major 2016 Proleague: Round 3 4 : 1 $13,488.6
2016-05-21 1st A2Major 2016 Proleague: Round 2 4 : 3 $12,598.16
2016-03-26 2nd A2Major 2016 Proleague: Round 1 2 : 4 $4,276.61
2015
2015-10-10 2nd A1Premier 2015 SK Telecom Proleague 2 : 4 $17,000
2015-07-04 2nd A2Major 2015 Proleague: Round 3 3 : 4 $4,455.3
2015-04-25 2nd A2Major 2015 Proleague: Round 2 3 : 4 $4,645.52
2015-02-14 2nd A2Major 2015 Proleague: Round 1 2 : 4 $4,552.9
2014
2014-07-08 1st A2Major 2014 Proleague: Round 4 4 : 2 $14,820.42
2014-04-01 1st A2Major 2014 Proleague: Round 2 4 : 1 $14,173.67
2013
2013-07-09 7th A1Premier 2012–2013 SK Planet Proleague: Regular Season 16-26 Grp. S. $8,892.84
  • For 8th Team's Brood War results, click here.

Trivia[edit]

  • Lost without winning a single game on their SC2 debut against SK Telecom T1.
  • Members of the team, most notably sOs (on the tail fin) are featured on one of Jin Air's jets - specifically, a Boeing 737-800 that flies between Gimpo and Jeju.[36][37][38]
  • When Proleague discontinued, after having runned from 2005-2016, all other Kespa teams than Jin Air Green Wings closed down their doors, but Jin Air Green Wings promised to continue supporting the Korean Starcraft 2 scene, they also sponsored SSL Season 1 and 2 of 2017.

See Also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. [1]
  2. Cure and Creator leave
  3. Creator rejoins
  4. HyuN joins Jin Air Green Wings
  5. HyuN leaves Jin Air Green Wings
  6. Jin Air's Avenge to enter the army February 3
  7. Check to Jin Air Green Wings
  8. SPL Round 3 Rosters Announced
  9. Kenzi (2015-10-30). "Check, Symbol Pigbaby and Terminator leave JinAIR". Twitter.com. Retrieved 2015-10-30.
  10. Creator joins JinAir Greenwings
  11. CoCa Retires
  12. Avenge Returns from retirement and joins Jin Air!
  13. UngNim leaves IM
  14. Adios joins
  15. Jin Air Green Wings (August 25, 2014). "TRUE leaves Jin Air Green Wings". Facebook.com. Retrieved August 25, 2014.
  16. Trap joins Jin Air.
  17. lichter (28 November 2014). "Symbol joins Jin Air Green Wings". tl.net.
  18. Pigbaby returns to Jin Air Green Wings
  19. https://tl.net/forum/viewmessage.php?topic_id=420756
  20. Jaehoon (Argo) retires
  21. Tray (2013-08-18). "WesternWolves signs Kespa Pro". westernwolves.com. Retrieved 2013-08-18.
  22. Pure joins Jin Air
  23. Waxangel (2013-09-01). "GSTL/eSF September Rosters Announced". tl.net. Retrieved 2013-09-01.
  24. TY signs with KT Rolster
  25. sOs and Maru join Jin Air Green Wings
  26. http://www.root-gaming.com/blog/958/ Root-gaming.com
  27. https://tl.net/forum/viewmessage.php?topic_id=417557
  28. https://tl.net/forum/viewmessage.php?topic_id=420698
  29. "Movie joins Team 8". TL.net. May 7 2012.
  30. "by.hero moves to Team 8". TL.net. May 16 2012.
  31. Killer retires
  32. Cezanne joins Team 8 as a coach
  33. Introducing Liquid'Sea
  34. South Korea "Alone transfers from SKT to T8". Esports.Dailygame.co.kr. November 2 2012. Translation / TL.net thread
  35. EG.Jaedong on tl.net TL.net 5 December 2012
  36. http://pgr21.com/pb/pb.php?id=gamenews&no=7769
  37. https://tl.net/forum/starcraft-2/451493-jin-air-players-featured-on-airliner
  38. http://imgur.com/a/nGpoQ