Oh "ReaL" Jin Shil was a Protoss player from South Korea. In the last few months of his career, he lived in Germany and played for Alien Invasion in their team house in Duisburg before retiring and returning to South Korea, taking on a management role within Alien Invasion.
Wings of Liberty
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ReaL achieved some fame in the Fall of 2011, primarily through his play in minor online tournaments. In October, he won three Playhem dailies. He also reached the Go4SC2 Monthly Finals October after beating Austrian Zerg player Gamtja in the semifinals of the Go4SC2 October Thursday Premium Qualifier #1.
On November 2, 2011 ReaL qualified for DreamHack Winter 2011 by beating Naugrim in the semifinals of the DreamHack Winter 2011 Online Qualifier #4. At the main tournament in Jönköping, he was only one game away from proceeding to the second group stage but he lost to elfi 1-2 and was instead knocked out of the tournament on the first day.
In January 2012 ReaL was invited to compete in the HomeStory Cup IV in Germany. He came out of Group Stage #1 3-0, beating DIMAGA, Attero and Adelscott. In Group Stage #2 he lost to fellow Protoss player JYP 0-2 but beat both Terrans GoOdy and ClouD in order to advance to the Quarterfinals. In his first match of the playoff bracket, ReaL would face Sound and end up losing 2-3.
IEM Season VI Global Challenge Sao Paulo
ReaL would make his next appearance at the IEM Season VI Global Challenge Sao Paulo in February 2012. He made it out of his group, taking wins against Potiguar and biGs but losing to viOLet. He made it out of group stages and defeated his Round of 8 opponent Feast 3-1. He then lost in a close 3-2 against SuperNova after a 2-0 lead, and then went down 0-3 against Ret to finish in 4th place.
IEM Season VII Global Challenge Cologne
ReaL attended IEM Season VII Global Challenge Cologne to compete in the Open Bracket, where he beat YongHwa and AureS before losing to Bomber in the winnerbracket finals. Through beating YongHwa again in the lower bracket he qualified for the Group Stage where he was knocked out with a record of 0-5.
ESP Pro Series Summer Season 2012
Still living in Germany, ReaL managed to qualify for the ESL Pro Series Summer Season 2012. With good placements in the EPS Cups he placed 5th and therefore qualified for the Playoffs, which he could not attend due to visa issues. He was replaced by HasuObs who later took the 2nd place.
|In Premier tournaments|
|2012-02-11||4th||IEM Season VI - Global Challenge Sao Paulo||0 : 3||Ret||$1,250|
|2012-01-08||5 - 6th||HomeStory Cup IV||2 : 3||Sound||$300|
|In Minor and Monthly tournaments|
|2011-10-08||1st||Champions Trophy Europe October||3 : 1||iNSoLeNCE||$250|
|Complete Results in any Tournament|
- 2012-04-07 | Interview on Gamers Assembly by aAa
- 2012-03-03 | ReaL shares insight about life as ProGamer by IntelExtremeMasters at IEM Seasom VI World Championships, Hanover
- 2012-02-08 | HEAT Charity - Interview with ReaL by Soe of myStarcraft.de
- DreamHack Online Qualifier #4 player list, vType.Real
- Official Playhem thread on teamliquid.net
- Bracket of the Go4SC2 October Thursday Premium Qualifier #1
- ReaL leaves Type
- "ReaL to join Team Alien Invasion". TeamLiquid.net. September 1st 2012.