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MacSed

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[e][h] MacSed
Player Information
Name:
胡翔
Romanized Name:
Hu Xiang
Nationality:
Born:
October 4, 1987 (age 34)
Race:
Alternate IDs:
iG.MacSed, Nv.MacSed, VA.xunyou.MacSed, Strive.MacSed
Nicknames:
Sed, Teacher Sed, God of LotV (Self-proclaimed)
Approx. Total Winnings:
$142,828
Approx. Winnings 2022:
$1,651
EPT CN rank:
Years active:
2010 - Present
Years active (caster):
2019 - Present
Links
History
2010-03-31 — 2010-10-08
2010-10-08 — 2011-05-23
2011-03-03 — 2011-05-23
2011-05-23 — 2011-08-02
2011-08-02 — Present
Recent Matches
MacSed  China
1:2
(Bo3)
China  Jieshi
2022-05-26 12:55:00UTC  
MacSed  China
0:2
(Bo3)
China  TIME
2022-05-25 13:05:00UTC  
MacSed  China
2:0
(Bo3)
China  Jieshi
2022-05-25 12:00:00UTC  
MacSed  China
3:4
(Bo7)
Austria  HateMe
2022-05-11 12:00:00UTC  
MacSed  China / TIME  China
0:3
(Bo5)
Mexico  Cham / Mexico  SpeCial
2022-05-07 13:00:00UTC  


Hu "MacSed" Xiang (born October 4, 1987) is a Chinese Protoss player who is currently playing for Invictus Gaming.

He was a former Human player from Warcraft III.

Biography[edit]

The first time he got known among the eSports-scene was when he was able to join Mousesports as he showed his quality as a gamer in a series of cups which were held by the German clan to find Chinese talents in 2007.[1]

He then lived in Guangzhou with his teammates for a while until he joined Chinese clan wNv in 2008.

Although he was training hard he could never show himself on major tournaments until StarCraft II came out.

Wings of Liberty[edit]

As a strong contender for top Protoss in China, MacSed has appeared in several tournaments since China got its own servers. His most recent and greatest achievement so far has been 2 3rd places in the Chinese qualifiers for WCG 2011 and BlizzCon 2011.

He appeared at the World Cyber Games 2011 Grand Finals where he advanced out of his group. He was then knocked out by Mvp.

2012 GSL Season 1[edit]

On January 3, 2012 it was announced that MacSed, alongside teammate XiGua, would be seeded into Code A in an future GSL.[2] He will make his GSL Code A debut, alongside XiGua, in the January Season. He was knocked out by KeeN. He would try to qualify for the next season, but fell in the final round to Vampire 2-1.

NEO StarLeague[edit]

He has qualified for NEO Star League Season 1 Round of 16. He fell short to F91 in the quarterfinal 2-3.

NFG 2012[edit]

On April 30, 2012, MacSed won NGF 2012 championship. He defeated Moon 2-1 in the final.

Starwar 7[edit]

He was seeded for Starswar 7 Chinese Qualifier 32, where he got a bye in the first round, and then defeated Xluos 2-1 in 2nd round, defeated XY 2-0 in 3rd round, which earned him the 4+4 seat for Starswar 7 Chinese Qualifier finals. He then, defeated Xiaojue 2-0, and LoveCD 2-0, but fell to Sen 2-3 in the final game, earning him a seat to Starswar 7 final nevertheless. He faced Grubby in the semifinal and after a pair of close base-exchange games emerged victorious 2-0. Then he faced Sen again in the final, in an epic series, MacSed eventually prevailed 3-1 for the championship.

WCG 2012[edit]

At the World Cyber Games 2012 he placed 1st in his group defeating LoWeLy, YongHwa, FireZerg, and mOJON. In brackets he defeated Jim 2-0 before falling to PartinG 2-1. In the 3rd place game he defeated LoWeLy 2-0 to claim the $5000 3rd place prize.

Heart of the Swarm[edit]

2013 WCS Season 1 America[edit]

MacSed participated in the Challenger League Invite-Only Qualifier after failing to qualify in the Premier League Qualifier, where he had lost to Oz and aLive. MacSed defeated qxc 2-0 before falling to American Protoss Bails 1-2. MacSed went on to defeat JYP 2-0 to qualify for Challenger League.

In the Challenger League Bracket Stage MacSed fell in the first round of bracket 6 to American Terran Illusion. In the Group Stage MacSed advanced first in his group defeated both TheStC and Goswser 2-1 to qualify for WCS America 2013 Season 2 Premier League.

IEM Season VIII- Shanghai[edit]

MacSed qualified for IEM Season VIII - Shanghai after winning the Chinese Qualifier. He was knocked out in the group stage with losses to aLive and Oz.

2013 WCS Season 2 America[edit]

MacSed was placed in Group D of 2013 WCS Season 2 America Premier League, with Snute, puCK and Jaedong. After a narrow 2-1 loss in his first match against puCK, he came back to take second in the group by defeating Snute and puCK in the rematch. In the Round of 16, MacSed defeated Sage 2-0 in the first match, lost to Scarlett 2-1 in the winner's match and defeated Revival in the decider's match to advance in Group C. In the Round of 8, MacSed fell to TaeJa 1-3, winning an interesting base race with a hidden phoenix. He then lost to his teammate Jim 0-2 for the placement match for the Season 2 final.

2013 WCS Season 3 America[edit]

In 2013 WCS Season 3 America Premier League, MacSed was placed in Group C with Goswser, HwangSin, and Sen. After being defeated by Goswser 1-2 in the first match, he was able to advance by taking out HwangSin 2-1 and Goswser 2-1 in the rematch. In the Round of 16, MacSed defeated Oz 2-1 and Scarlett 2-0 to advance first in Group B, securing himself a spot in 2014 WCS Season 1 America Premier League. MacSed faced ByuL in the Round of 8, taking a game with an unconventional proxy robo build, but ultimately falling to ByuL 1-3. MacSed then lost to Hack 1-3 for the Season 3 final placement match.

WCG 2013[edit]

MacSed qualified for WCG 2013 through the Chinese qualifier, the third time he has qualified for WCG. He was placed in Group C with Sora, hendralisk, Xenocider, Cham, eNjiin, and Demigod. He was tied with hendralisk and Xenocider 4-2 in match points for second place, but managed to advance from his group as he had the highest map score. In the Round of 8, MacSed faced his teammate Jim and narrowly lost 2-3.

2014 WCS Season 1 America[edit]

As one of the top 8 finishers from 2013 WCS America Season 3, MacSed is seeded directly into Premier League in a group with puCK, Sen, and SeleCT. MacSed topped the group defeating Sen 2-0 and puCK 2-1. In the round of 16, he faced TaeJa, Arthur, and TooDming, and dropped out of Season 1 with 2-0 losses to Arthur and TooDming.

2014 WCS Season 2 America[edit]

MacSed was placed in a group with TaeJa, MajOr, and Courage in the round of 32, and saw an early exit to Premier League after losing to MajOr 2-0 and Courage 2-1, the first time not making it to the round of 16 since his first Premier appearance in 2013 Season 2.

2014 WCS Season 3 America[edit]

In Season 3, MacSed advanced from Challenger to Premier by knocking out Ryung, who defeated Squirtle in the wildcard qualifier, with a score of 3-1 after Ryung was unable to overcome MacSed's iconic Phoenix Colossus build three games in a row. This marks the fifth consecutive Premier appearance by the Chinese Protoss. In the round of 32, MacSed was placed in the group of death with Polt, Jaedong, and Oz, and made a quick exit from Season 3 after falling to Polt and Oz 0-2.

2015 International Tournaments[edit]

WCS[edit]

After beating Top, MacSed entered WCS Season 1 Premier. He still used Phoenix-Colossus tactics for PVT against iaguz. He played so hard. At last, he won HuK and iaguz and entered Ro16. In France, Snute gave him great pressure. After the failure to Snute, he won PiG normally. Faced with the "new" player, ShoWTimE, MacSed still paid all attention to him though he got 1-2 and lost the chance of Ro8. However, MacSed lost to Mystery in Season 2 and XY in Season 3.

In South Korea[edit]

As an invited player, in Season 2 of SSL, he lost to PartinG by 0-3.
He is the first Chinese player of participating in SPL as the member of Prime though he used Phoenix-Colossus tactics for PVT against Flash and lost normally.

MGA, WSVG and others[edit]

He got 4th in Gamers Assembly 2015 because he lost to FireCake.
Through the victory against Cyan, he got the opportunity to go to USA for MGA. He lost to Hydra twice by 1-2 and won Has. The result could be satisfying.
Through the victory against Jim, he went to Maldives for WSVG. Due to the fact without Korean people, he was in favor. Though he won EnDerr so hard, he gave Rail, Ro16 of DreamHack this year, 2-0. However, he lost to JonSnow by 1-3 and got the runner-up.

Legacy of the Void[edit]

NationWars III‎‎[edit]

He got the opportunity of participating in the tournament as the member of Mainland China. Though he lost to Bly, he still all-killed Norway and Mainland China entered Ro8. In order to prove that he is stronger than XiGua, "King of LotV", after this all-kill, he told the caster, Xiaose and F91 both in X-Team, he himself had a new nickname - "God of LotV" (虚空神 in Chinese, 神 can be both God and Protess).

Trivia[edit]

Achievements[edit]

In A1Premier Tournaments
DatePlaceTournamentTeamScoreVsPrize
2022-01-23AwardWorld Team League 2021 Winter: Best Post-match Celebration No.3Invictus GamingInvictus Gaming– : –$158.24
2017-12-30AA1stNEO Star League 2017Invictus GamingInvictus Gaming3 : 1RYE E-SPORTSRYE E-SPORTS$1,475.04
2017-06-04AA1stNEO Star League 2016Invictus GamingInvictus Gaming3 : 2X-TeamX-Team$2,418.86
2012-12-02CA3rdWorld Cyber Games 2012Invictus GamingInvictus Gaming2 : 0$5,000
In A2Major Tournaments
DatePlaceTournamentTeamScoreVsPrize
2021-08-08BA2ndDH SC2 Masters 2021 Fall: ChinaInvictus GamingInvictus Gaming0 : 4$3,000
2020-09-06CA3rdDH SC2 Masters 2020 Fall: ChinaInvictus GamingInvictus Gaming2 : 3$1,600
2020-07-04DA4thDH SC2 Masters 2020 Summer: ChinaInvictus GamingInvictus Gaming0 : 3$1,200
2019-04-19AA1st2019 WCS Spring: China QualifierInvictus GamingInvictus Gaming4 : 1$4,475
2019-01-05CA3rdNational Electronic Sports Open 2018Invictus GamingInvictus Gaming3 : 0$1,468
2018-10-03BA2ndWESG 2018 - China QualifierInvictus GamingInvictus Gaming0 : 3$2,919
2017-05-21CA3 - 4thGPL 2017 Season 1 Second HalfInvictus GamingInvictus Gaming0 : 3$2,760.04
2017-04-09CA3 - 4thGPL 2017 Season 1 First HalfInvictus GamingInvictus Gaming2 : 3$2,752.33
2017-01-07CA3 - 4thGPL 2016 - Grand FinalsInvictus GamingInvictus Gaming0 : 2$2,164
2016-07-03CA3 - 4thGPL 2016 Season 2Invictus GamingInvictus Gaming1 : 3$1,215
2015-12-27BA2ndStarcraft League 2015Invictus GamingInvictus Gaming2 : 3X-TeamX-Team$457.14
2015-11-08BA2ndNational Electronic Sports Open 2015Invictus GamingInvictus Gaming1 : 3$3,160
2015-10-09BA2ndWorld Series of Video Games Maldives 2015Invictus GamingInvictus Gaming1 : 3$5,000
2015-01-24BA2ndStarcraft 2 Online-Championships 2013-2014: Grand FinalsInvictus GamingInvictus Gaming2 : 4$3,260
2014-12-07BA2ndNational Electronic Sports Open 2014Invictus GamingInvictus Gaming0 : 2$3,260
2014-11-01CA3 - 4thNational Electronic Sports Tournament 2014Invictus GamingInvictus Gaming0 : 2$983.01
2014-01-18BA2ndG-League 2013Invictus GamingInvictus Gaming1 : 3$3,307
2014-01-07BA2ndRed Bull Esports Champion League 2013: Grand FinalsInvictus GamingInvictus Gaming1 : 2$5,000
2013-11-08CA3rdNational Electronic Sports Tournament 2013Invictus GamingInvictus Gaming2 : 1$1,643.70
2013-05-19BA2ndGeForce E-Sports 2013Invictus GamingInvictus Gaming0 : 2$3,260
2013-01-18DA4thNEO Star League 2012 Season 2Invictus GamingInvictus Gaming2 : 3$802
2013-01-13CA3rdEsports Champion League 2012: Grand FinalsInvictus GamingInvictus Gaming0 : 3$800
2012-07-21CA3rdAsia StarCraft II Invitational TournamentInvictus GamingInvictus Gaming5 : 5Xeria GamingXeria Gaming$666.67
2012-06-17AA1stGIGABYTE StarsWar 7Invictus GamingInvictus Gaming3 : 1$3,000
2012-04-30AA1stNVIDIA Gaming Festival 2012Invictus GamingInvictus Gaming2 : 1$5,000
2011-08-20CA3rdChinese Battle.net Invitational 2011Invictus GamingInvictus Gaming0 : 2$3,000
In A3Minor Tournaments
DatePlaceTournamentTeamScoreVsPrize
2021-01-03AA1stCN Ladder League 2020 DecemberInvictus GamingInvictus Gaming2 : 1$229.60
2020-09-06AA1stGPC 2020 Tier 2 #9Invictus GamingInvictus Gaming4 : 0$438.44
2017-07-09AA1stWESG 2017 - Asia-Pacific China Guangxi QualifierInvictus GamingInvictus Gaming2 : 0$445
2016-01-24AA1stGPL 2015 Season 3 Archon Mode4 : 1$4,564
2015-06-13AA1stMacSed vs Shana ShowmatchInvictus GamingInvictus Gaming35 : 30$469
2014-06-15AA1stEsports Champion League 2014: SpringInvictus GamingInvictus Gaming3 : 2yoe Flash Wolvesyoe Flash Wolves$690.19
2014-05-25AA1stIfeng Electronic Sports Cup 19Invictus GamingInvictus Gaming2 : 1$165
2014-03-08AA1stIfeng Electronic Sports Cup 15Invictus GamingInvictus Gaming2 : 1$165
2013-12-22AA1stSOC 2013-2014: Winter, Week 4Invictus GamingInvictus Gaming3 : 2$163
2013-12-14AA1stIfeng Electronic Sports Cup 11Invictus GamingInvictus Gaming3 : 1$163
2012-08-16AA1stNetEase Starcraft2 League 2012: Stars ShowInvictus GamingInvictus Gaming3 : 0$234
In Premier/Major Team Leagues
DateEventResult
Complete list of results in any tournament

Gallery[edit]


Interviews[edit]

2014[edit]

2013[edit]

Matches & VODs[edit]

First Person View Match VODS[edit]

Statistics[edit]

Matchup Statistics

 vs Protossvs Terranvs Zergvs RandomTotal
RecordWin%RecordWin%RecordWin%RecordWin%RecordWin%
as Protoss843 - 70554.5 %590 - 66746.9 %833 - 67055.4 %36 - 294.7 %2302 - 204453 %
as Terran1 - 0100 %0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-1 - 0100 %
as Random0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-10 - 1147.6 %10 - 1147.6 %

Earnings Statistics

1v1 Medal Statistics

TierTotal
A1Premier0011
A2Major391022
A3Minor25322683
Total284137106

References[edit]