Philipp "monchi" Simon is a retired Protoss player from Austria.
On October 1, 2011, monchi injured his elbow in a crash at his motocross club's yearly race. It was uncertain when he would be able to focus on his StarCraft II career again.
Just after making his comeback in the beginning of December, it was announced that he was joining ESC ICYBOX. He left the team on September 1, 2012.
He casted the IEM Season VI - World Championship together with Mori in German.
In the 2012 IeSF World Championship, he was able to defeat 2012 WCS Korea runner-up Squirtle 2-1 despite being the underdog in the quarterfinals. Winning 2-0 against Masterok in the semifinals, he clinched his first offline tournament championship by defeating NightEnD 3-1.
On 20 October 2012, XMG announced that he had signed a one-year contract as a full-time player with them.
On 19 December 2013, XMG announced that he retired due to health issues.
- His ID comes from his nickname in real life: "Simonchichi".
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