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[e][h] Scarlett
Player Information
Sasha Hostyn
December 14, 1993 (age 28)
Alternate IDs:
ECScarlett, Kat, AcerScarlett, TossImba, Aikaterina, AvrilLavigne, Shura, bigpowerzerg
The Queen of Blades, Swarm Zerg, The Queen of Psi Blades
Approx. Total Winnings:
EPT NA rank:
Years active:
2011 - 2021
IEM Season XII - PyeongChangIEM Season XII - PyeongChangDH SC2 Masters 2020 Fall: North AmericaDH SC2 Masters 2020 Fall: North AmericaDH SC2 Masters 2021 Winter: North AmericaDH SC2 Masters 2021 Winter: North America
 × 7
2012-04-16 — 2012-05-12
2012-06-21 — 2016-03-01
2016-06-17 — 2016-08-17
2016-08-17 — 2018-07-31
2018-07-31 — 2018-11-10
2018-11-10 — 2020-03-23
2020-04-09 — 2020-11-08
2021-02-19 — Present
Recent Matches
Scarlett  Canada0:2Mexico  SpeCial
December 20, 2021 - 1:15 UTC
Scarlett  Canada1:2China  TIME
December 20, 2021 - 0:35 UTC
Scarlett  Canada2:1Poland  Elazer
December 20, 2021 - 0:15 UTC
Scarlett  Canada1:2Mexico  Cham
December 6, 2021 - 0:00 UTC
Scarlett  Canada2:0United States  Neuro
December 6, 2021 - 0:00 UTC

Sasha "Scarlett" Hostyn (born December 14, 1993) is a Canadian Zerg player who is currently playing for Shopify Rebellion.

Scarlett is known for occaisionally off-racing, most famously in game 2 of her lower bracket series against DongRaeGu at 2014 MLG Anaheim. She has also off-raced in another premier tournament (her group stage series against Namshar at DH Masters 2021 Summer NA) and a number of minor ones.

Play Style[edit]

Scarlett favors using Zerglings, Banelings and Mutalisks, though she has also displayed proficiency with Infestors, Brood Lords and Ultralisks. She also was one of the first, if not the first, to use Infested Terrans to bait Widow Mine hits (against Mvp in her GSTL debut). Her play style's defining feature, though, is her Creep spread, which has been spotlighted and can stretch to opposing bases by the time of a decisive engagement.

Wings of Liberty[edit]

Beginning Steps (April 2011 – April 2012)[edit]

Scarlett started to play StarCraft II in April 2011. She made her first steps in the competitive scene by participating in an online female-only tournament, the NESL Iron Lady, becoming champion of those cups twice in a row in autumn of 2011.

In March 2012, she won the Playhem "Sponsor Me!" Tournament, an online event reserved for amateur players without a team or a sponsor. Winning that tournament awarded her a sponsored trip and attendance to the IGN ProLeague Season 4 in Las Vegas.[1]

The IPL 4 Open Bracket was Scarlett's debut in a live premier event, and she delivered by pulling big upsets against such notable players as Terius and DdoRo in the first rounds. She lost 1-2 to Oz in the third round of the winner's bracket. Dropping down to the loser's bracket, Scarlett once again pulled off an impressive victory by defeating DeMusliM 2-0 and knocking him out of the tournament. Her run at the IPL 4 was finally ended by Golden in the round immediately following, where she was defeated 0-2.

On 16 April 2012, it was announced that Scarlett had joined Eclypsia.[2] During her tenure in Eclypsia, Scarlett performed admirably as the team's ace in the IPL Team Arena Challenge 3 team league qualifiers. For instance, in the team's match against ZeNEX, Scarlett secured a win over Avenge to push Eclypsia through with a 5-3 victory.[3]

Rise Under Acer (May 2012 – January 2013)[edit]

On May 12, 2012, SLoG announced through Twitter that he and Scarlett had left Eclypsia along with Artist and desRow.[4] She joined Team Acer on June 21.[5]

Scarlett appeared under Acer's colors in a team event for the first time in July when the team faced Team SCV Life in the IPL TAC 3 loser's bracket. There, she achieved a three-kill (beating Revival, Cyrano and inori) before losing to Polt.

On July 14, 2012, Scarlett was invited to the 2012 StarCraft II World Championship Series Canada. She managed a flawless run in the winner's bracket, defeating HuK, Ostojiy, Drewbie and DdoRo along the way to reach the grand finals and even prompting, according to Soe, a crisis meeting among remaining players who were unable to find out ways to beat her on their own. In the grand finals, she overwhelmed Ostojiy to become the WCS Canada national champion with a 12-1 record in games, securing a $6,000 prize as well as a spot in the 2012 North American Championship.

Following her run at WCS Canada, Scarlett attended the WCS North American Championship on August 24. She realized similar success at this tournament, defeating HuK again and making her way to the winner's bracket finals with only a single lost map (to theognis in the first round). She then defeated Vibe 2-0 in both the winner's bracket final and the grand final, taking first place and claiming the $24,000 prize as well as a spot in the World Championship.

Scarlett went to Shanghai to participate in the 2012 BWC as the Canadian and North American champion. She was placed into Group H with mOOnGLaDe, Creator and Nerchio, and ended up in second place in her group, losing to Creator but beating the other two Zerg players. In the first round of the championship bracket, she played the South Korean Protoss PartinG, who ended up beating her with a score of 3-0.

Starting off 2013, Scarlett made it to the Round of 8 in Iron Squid - Chapter II. She defeated MarineKing and Brown in the group stage to reach the Round of 16. After defeating Symbol 3-0, she played against the South Korean Zerg NesTea, who ended up defeating her with a score of 3-1.

Heart of the Swarm[edit]

Training in Korea (January – August 2013)[edit]

On January 15, a partnership between Axiom and Team Acer was officially announced to take part in the GSTL by forming Axiom-Acer.[6] Scarlett and MMA were chosen as the first two Acer representatives and stayed in the Axiom team house in Seoul to compete. She made her GSTL and GOMTV debut in the Week 3 match where Axiom-Acer faced LG-IM and upset Mvp after nullifying his Blue Flame Hellion harassment, decimating his SCVs with a Baneling bust and even using Infested Terrans to bait Mvp's Widow Mines. Even though she lost the next set against YoDa, it was still enough to help Axiom-Acer win and meant she became the first female player to best a male opponent on GOMTV (Aphrodite is the only other female player with a GOMTV win, but hers came against Eve.) Including playoffs, she went a respectable 3-4, picking up additional wins against BBoongBBoong and Ganzi. She stayed in Korea until August 4, 2013, when she left for the United States to play in the WCS America 2013 Season 2 Premier League Finals, with plans to return in October.[7]

During WCS America Season 1, she started in Premier League, reaching the Round of 16, one of two North American players to do so. However, she fell against HerO and Revival, causing her to drop to Challenger League, where she defeated Jim to requalify for Premier.

Scarlett competed in the online Ritmix RSL Season 5 from June 8 to July 28, 2013. She had an impressive run in the tournament, defeating Polt and Symbol in the Group Stage and Jim and Strelok in the Bracket Stage. In her match against Life, she used fairly predictable Roach-based macro builds, which Life took advantage of to win the series 3-2. Scarlett took 3rd by default, after HyuN forfeited, unable to find internet access while in China for IEM Season VIII - Shanghai.

Scarlett played in the Acer TeamStory Cup for Team Acer. During the Group Stage, she went 15-10, including a 4-kill against mousesports.

In WCS America 2013 Season 2 Premier League, she took revenge on HerO in the Round of 32, defeating him in the final match of their group to knock him out of the tournament and advance to the Round of 16. She won her rematch against Revival as well, defeating him and MacSed to advance first from her group to the Round of 8. Despite taking heavy damage early in her games against aLive, she recouped each time to sweep their series 3-0. Against Jaedong, her unit control was tested, as early aggression was key throughout the entire series. She lost the first game but won the next, each involving early pool builds from Jaedong. The third game saw her take unrecoverable damage from a well timed unupgraded Roach attack, but she recovered in the next game, winning the Mutalisk vs Mutalisk war. However, she could not close the series, as she fell to a six pool. Her fourth place finish was enough to qualify her for the Season Final at Gamescom in Cologne, Germany. However, she had announced her intention to take a break from Starcraft and forfeit her position in WCS America 2013 Season 3 Premier League, citing wrist issues.[8]

At the Acer TeamStory Cup Playoffs on August 17, 2013, Scarlett went 2-4, defeating Super and ForGG, but losing to DongRaeGu and Dream twice each.

On August 23, 2013, Scarlett attended the WCS 2013 Season 2 Finals as the only representative of an American country and one of two Zerg players along with Jaedong. She started the tournament in a three-Terran group where she defeated teammate MMA 2-0 but lost 0-2 to aLive. In the final match of the group stage, she played Maru, the WCS Korea Season 2 Champion. She outplayed her opponent in a macro game to take map one, and scouted Maru's double proxy Barracks to take an overwhelming lead in game two. With a 2-0 victory in the match and a 2-1 group score, she advanced to the Round of 8 against Bomber. In game 1, Scarlett overwhelmed Bomber with relentless Zergling/Baneling/Mutalisk attacks to prevent him from reaching a comfortable three-base economy. Bomber forewent Siege Tank production in game 2 in favor of a much earlier attack with Widow Mines, which allowed him to tie the series off his own constant aggression. In game 3 Bomber began his aggression without any Factory units at all, which again prevented Scarlett from reaching a comfortable economic position and left her in a 1-2 deficit. Scarlett took heavy early-game damage in game 4, but took advantage of Whirlwind's size to continuously deny Bomber's expansions with Mutalisks to take economic advantages in the mid- and late-game and re-tie the series. Scarlett's third base was significantly delayed in game 5 by Reapers and Banshees, but she still stayed fairly even with her opponent through excellent Mutalisk and Baneling control. However, once Bomber established his fourth base economy, she could not produce enough Banelings to survive the constant Marine aggression and had to concede the series 2-3.

From August 23 to September 30, 2013, Scarlett stayed in China to take a break from practicing StarCraft II.[9]

Return to America (September 2013 – 2015)[edit]

On October 1, 2013, Scarlett played in the final WCS America 2013 Season 3 Premier League Round of 32 group. She defeated puCK 2-1 and CranK 2-0 to reach the live Round of 16 in California. She defeated NesTea 2-0, but lost to MacSed and Oz 0-2 each, and fell to the third round of Challenger League, where she defeated Tassadar to return to the Premier League.

Scarlett had planned to return to Korea to participate in the 2013 Global StarCraft II Team League Season 2, but was unable to do so since the recent Acer acquisition of INnoVation and Axiom acquisition of Impact meant there was not enough space in the Axiom team house for her to reside there, which meant that she missed being part of Axiom-Acer's championship.[10]

However, she did return to competition at Red Bull Battle Grounds New York City after taking a break to allow her wrists to recover. In a rematch of their WCS Season 2 Finals quarterfinal match, she defeated Bomber in what Day9, who cast the event, later called the best professional StarCraft II game to date [11] - the deciding game on Habitation Station to decide a semifinal berth. In it, she won by luring Bomber's large Marine force into two massive burrowed Baneling detonations after she wound up with no bases while Bomber had a gold base. She nearly made the finals, but couldn't close out sOs after taking the first two games. After her loss to sOs, however, she defeated MC 2-0 to take third in the tournament.

Soon after, on December 1, 2013, Scarlett also reached the quarterfinals at IEM Season VIII - Singapore after knocking out Bomber again in the group stage. Against Bomber, she lost the initial series 1-2, but gained a rematch after defeating Dream 2-1, and she subsequently beat Bomber 2-1 to advance. She played Hydra in the quarterfinals, but was caught off-guard by her opponent's unexpectedly aggressive builds and ceded the series 1-3.

She finished 2013 by making a Premier Tournament final for the first time at ASUS ROG NorthCon 2013, where she beat Life 3-0 in the semifinals and pushed Jaedong to 6 games in the finals. She also helped Acer win the TeamStory Cup by beating Ryung in an Axiom-Acer ace match to decide the winner's semifinal on her 20th birthday. So far in 2014, she has not been able to replicate her 2013 form in WCS, but she has returned to Korea for an extended stay and says her skills have been improving as she has been able to practice more. It began to show in the summer when she took third/fourth place at HomeStory Cup IX and fourth at MLG Anaheim - with the latter including a win on Frost against DongRaeGu while off-racing as Protoss.

On January 6, 2015, Scarlett made an unexpected tweet stating that WCS 2015 Season 1 would probably be her final tournament,[12] later citing a loss of interest in StarCraft 2 as her reason for wanting to quit.[13] However, she returned to competitive play a few months later, participating in but failing to advance through WCS 2015 Season 2 Qualifiers, as well as playing in DreamHack Tours and a series of showmatches in the weeks after her return.

On November 23, 2015, Scarlett participated in the BaseTradeTV's "Matcherino" matches,[14] using the ID "Shura", a Russian variant of her first name Sasha.

Legacy of the Void / Olympic Glory[edit]

Eventually, Scarlett joined Team Expert alongside Acer alumni MMA and Bly and qualified for IEM Pyeongchang, where she had the added honor of representing Canada in a tournament that was fully supported by the International Olympic Committee less than a week before the 2018 Winter Olympics in the same city. After defeating Cham in an on-site play-in, she then bested Time, Serral and Elazer in that order to advance to a final against sOs. She then defeated the two-time WCS Global champion 4-1 to become the first champion of an esports tournament with IOC support, the first female player to win a Premier tournament in StarCraft II, and the first Canadian to win a Premier tournament since HuK's victory at Dreamhack Summer 2011. She also became just the third foreigner to win a Premier StarCraft tournament in Korea following Grrrr... in the 2000 Hanaro OSL and Neeb in the 2016 KeSPA Cup.

Less than a week after IEM Pyeongchang, she made further history when she advanced to the 2018 GSL Season 1 quarterfinals after she beat Zest and INnoVation to win Group A. This made her the first female player ever to do so and the first foreigner to do so since NaNiwa in 2012 GSL Season 3.


  • Is a native of Kingston, Ontario.
  • Gained Sarah Kerrigan's nickname "Queen of Blades" for her exploits as a female Zerg player but says she is not a fan of the nickname.
    • Also nicknamed the Swarm Zerg by Day9 during her Winner's Finals victory over Ddoro at the WCS Canada Nationals.
    • CatZ extended the nickname to "Queen of Psi Blades" when she successfully off-raced as Protoss against DongRaeGu at MLG Anaheim.
  • She, Aphrodite and ToSsGirL are the only female players to win a professional StarCraft match on Korean TV. Furthermore, she and ToSsGirL are the only ones to defeat male opponents, and Scarlett is the only one to do it in StarCraft II (ToSsGirL's victories came in Brood War.)
  • She is a fan of MarineKing,[15] but her favorite Korean player is Ryung, who she teamed up with as part of the Axiom-Acer partnership.[16]
  • She says PartinG is her toughest matchup because his particular Protoss playstyle is the one she hates playing against.
  • Her favorite international team is NSHoSeo.
    • Showed when she entered the 2014 WCS Global Finals' Live Report StarLeague (LRSL), where an established Live Reporter represented each of the top 16 at BlizzCon, and asked to represent San or MMA. (Scarlett has operated Live Report threads on She represented San, thus off-racing as Protoss for the tournament.[17]
  • She lists Korean and Mexican food among her favorites.[16]
    • Was once caught by a GOMTV camera while eating corn on the cob on the Axiom-Acer bench.[18][19] She later said during her Reddit AMAA that corn is her favorite snack because it's tasty and portable - but does warn against being caught on camera while eating it.
  • She was ranked Top 10 Grandmaster on the NA ladder at the time of her IPL 4 Open Bracket upsets.[15]
  • Her best match-up is ZvT.[15]
  • Scarlett has a strong dislike of Protoss.[20][21] This was reflected in her choice of in-game ID during her WCS 2013 Season 2 Finals run (TossImba).[22]
    • In her Reddit AMAA, she said that if she were David Kim, she would redesign Protoss from scratch.
  • Cast during the HomeStory Cup.
  • Her hobbies include Magic: The Gathering and map-making in Warcraft III. She and especially her brother, as Bobo_The_Kodo and PurplePoot respectively, are reputed Warcraft mapmakers.
  • Runs Elfi's fan club.[23]
  • Recognized by the Guinness Book of World Records as the world's highest earning female professional gamer.[24]
  • Is the non-Korean with most number of GSL Code S appearance at 10 and most number of consecutive Code S appearance at 5 (tied with HuK and SpeCial).[25]
  • Plays Protoss in StarCraft I.


In A1Premier tournaments
2021-11-143 - 4thDH SC2 Masters 2021 Winter: Season FinalsShopify RebellionShopify Rebellion2 : 3 Rogue$4,250
2021-10-171stDH SC2 Masters 2021 Winter: North AmericaShopify RebellionShopify Rebellion4 : 2 Neeb$6,850
2021-08-152ndDH SC2 Masters 2021 Fall: North AmericaShopify RebellionShopify Rebellion3 : 4 Neeb$3,950
2021-06-062ndDH SC2 Masters 2021 Summer: North AmericaShopify RebellionShopify Rebellion2 : 4 Neeb$3,850
2020-11-083rdDH SC2 Masters 2020 Winter: North AmericaBrave Star GamingBrave Star Gaming1 : 3 Neeb$4,600
2020-09-131stDH SC2 Masters 2020 Fall: North AmericaBrave Star GamingBrave Star Gaming4 : 2 Astrea$8,600
2020-07-114thDH SC2 Masters 2020 Summer: North AmericaBrave Star GamingBrave Star Gaming1 : 3 Astrea$3,600
2019-06-162ndGold Professional Championship 2019 Season 1NewbeeNewbee2 : 3 INnoVation$4,334
2019-04-062nd2019 WCS Winter AmericasNewbeeNewbee2 : 4 Neeb$8,000
2019-03-164thWorld Electronic Sports Games 2018NewbeeNewbee2 : 3 Maru$10,000
2018-02-071stIEM Season XII - PyeongChangTeam expertTeam expert4 : 1 sOs$50,000
2016-06-262ndHomeStory Cup XIIIDead PixelsDead Pixels2 : 4 Harstem$4,000
2014-06-224th2014 MLG AnaheimTeam AcerTeam Acer1 : 2 Trap$3,500
2014-06-083 - 4thHomeStory Cup IXTeam AcerTeam Acer1 : 3 TaeJa$2,500
2013-12-072ndASUS ROG NorthCon 2013Team AcerTeam Acer2 : 4 Jaedong$5,000
2013-11-243rdRed Bull Battle Grounds New York CityTeam AcerTeam Acer2 : 0 MC$6,000
2013-08-113 - 4th2013 WCS Season 2 America: Premier LeagueTeam AcerTeam Acer2 : 3 Jaedong$7,000
In A2Major tournaments
2019-12-082ndWESG 2019 - North America QualifierNewbeeNewbee0 : 4 Neeb$7,500
2019-11-101stWESG 2019 - Canada QualifierNewbeeNewbee4 : 1 MaSa$0
2019-08-252nd2019 WCS Fall: North America QualifierNewbeeNewbee0 : 4 Neeb$1,200
2019-06-232nd2019 WCS Summer: North America QualifierNewbeeNewbee0 : 4 Neeb$1,200
2019-01-194thNeXT 2018 WinterNewbeeNewbee1 : 2 Zest$1,161
2018-12-022ndWESG 2018 - Canada QualifierNewbeeNewbee1 : 3 MaSa$3,122
2018-11-114th2018 Suning "Lion king" InvitationalNewbeeNewbee2 : 3 iAsonu$0
2018-08-262nd2018 WCS Montreal - North America QualifierTollenz LionsTollenz Lions0 : 4 Neeb$1,200
2018-08-263 - 4th2018 Master's ColiseumTollenz LionsTollenz Lions0 : 3 Zest$3,020
2018-06-243 - 4th2018 WCS Valencia - North America QualifierTeam expertTeam expert0 : 3 TRUE$800
2018-05-133 - 4th2018 WCS Austin - North America QualifierTeam expertTeam expert2 : 3 MaSa$800
2018-02-044thWESG 2017 - North & South America QualifierTeam expertTeam expert0 : 3 Kelazhur$2,500
2018-01-142ndOSC Championship Season 5Team expertTeam expert1 : 4 Neeb$1,000
2018-01-072nd2018 WCS Leipzig - North America QualifierTeam expertTeam expert0 : 3 Neeb$1,200
2017-08-264th2017 WCS Montreal - North AmericaTeam expertTeam expert1 : 2 MaSa$800
2017-06-102nd2017 WCS Valencia - North AmericaTeam expertTeam expert1 : 3 MaSa$1,200
2017-05-271st2017 WCS Jönköping - North America QualifierTeam expertTeam expert3 : 1 Neeb$1,600
2016-11-132ndWorld Cyber Arena StarCraft 2016 Americas QualifierTeam expertTeam expert1 : 2 Kelazhur$4,100
2016-10-231stWESG 2016 - North & South America QualifierTeam expertTeam expert4 : 3 MajOr$12,058
2016-09-251stKings of the North Season 3Team expertTeam expert3 : 2 Kelazhur$1,149.66
2016-08-073 - 4thNEO Star League 2016 InternationalDead PixelsDead Pixels3 : 4 Cyan$6,750
2014-07-231 - 16th2014 WCS Season 3 America Challenger LeagueTeam AcerTeam Acer$0
2014-06-191stRed Bull Battle Grounds: North AmericaTeam AcerTeam Acer2 : 0 Polt$4,600
2014-01-291 - 24th2014 WCS Season 1 America Challenger LeagueTeam AcerTeam Acer$0
2014-01-261stMLG GameOn Invitational 2014Team AcerTeam Acer4 : 0 MajOr$3,000
2013-10-151 - 8th2013 WCS Season 3 America: Challenger LeagueTeam AcerTeam Acer2 : 0 Tassadar$300
2013-07-283rd2013 Ritmix Russian StarCraft II League Season 5Team AcerTeam AcerW : - HyuN$1,000
2013-05-291 - 8th2013 WCS Season 1 America: Challenger LeagueTeam AcerTeam Acer2 : 1 Jim$300
2012-12-132ndMSI Pro Cup WorldwideTeam AcerTeam Acer0 : 3 HyuN$1,568.04
2012-11-122nd2012 Ritmix Russian StarCraft 2 League Season 2Team AcerTeam Acer3 : 4 Leenock$2,000
2012-08-251st2012 StarCraft II World Championship Series: North America FinalsTeam AcerTeam Acer2 : 0 ViBE$24,000
In A3Minor tournaments
2021-10-282ndPiG Sty Festival: Bounty HuntersShopify RebellionShopify Rebellion$200
2021-08-232ndESL Open Cup #85 AmericasShopify RebellionShopify Rebellion0 : 3 Clem$150
2021-06-142ndESL Open Cup #75 AmericasShopify RebellionShopify Rebellion1 : 3 ShoWTimE$150
2021-03-152ndESL Open Cup #62 AmericasShopify RebellionShopify Rebellion0 : 3 Armani$100
2020-12-231stBald Guy Classic #9ZZZZZ4 : 1 TeebuL$150
2020-10-191stESL Open Cup #41 AmericasBrave Star GamingBrave Star Gaming3 : 0 PiLiPiLi$200
2020-06-082ndESL Open Cup #22 KoreaBrave Star GamingBrave Star Gaming0 : 3 Zest$100
2020-05-111stBald Guy Classic #5Brave Star GamingBrave Star Gaming3 : 2 MCanning$50
2020-03-221stESL Open Cup #11 KoreaNewbeeNewbee3 : 0 Zest$100
2020-01-261stESL Open Cup #3 AmericasNewbeeNewbee3 : 2 PartinG$100
2020-01-121stESL Open Cup #1 AmericasNewbeeNewbee3 : 0 Nice$100
2019-09-262ndDAMCupNewbeeNewbee2-1Grp S.$180
2019-07-061stBanshee Tournament #23NewbeeNewbee3 : 0 Kyuubi$190.08
2019-01-261stNA Ladder Heroes December 2018NewbeeNewbee3 : 1 Astrea$200
2018-12-051stWho is the StarCraft Master?NewbeeNewbee5 : 1HeRoMaRinE$800
2018-09-032ndAfreeca World 20Tollenz LionsTollenz Lions0 : 4 Solar$70
2018-07-281stRed Bull AdrenaLAN SC2 ShowmatchTeam expertTeam expert3 : 1 Nerchio$2,500
2018-01-191stThe Gauntlet FMGTeam expertTeam expert4 : 0 SortOf$50
2017-12-232ndThe "I Got DQ'd From PyeongChang" InvitationalTeam expertTeam expert0 : 4 SpeCial$651.60
2017-12-071stOSC All Stars #59Team expertTeam expert3 : 0 Firefly$75
2017-12-011stFilthy NA Cup Weekly #51Team expertTeam expert3 : 0 FuturE$75
2017-11-261stSunday Heroes Open #20Team expertTeam expert3 : 0 Hellraiser$60
2017-11-241stFilthy NA Cup Weekly #50Team expertTeam expert3 : 0 Cham$150
2017-10-271stFilthy NA Cup Weekly #47Team expertTeam expertW : - starkiller$75
2017-10-152ndKings of the North Season 4Team expertTeam expert2 : 4 Neeb$654.13
2017-10-061stFilthy NA Cup Weekly #44Team expertTeam expertW : - starkiller$75
2017-09-222ndFilthy NA Cup Weekly #42Team expertTeam expert2 : 3 Impact$50
2017-08-031stOSC All Stars #44Team expertTeam expert3 : 2 Cyan$75
2017-07-281stFilthy NA Cup Weekly #35Team expertTeam expert3 : 0 starkiller$75
2017-07-072ndBaseTradeTV Star League 2017 JuneTeam expertTeam expert0 : 4 GuMiho$370
2017-06-261stGauntlet Season 3 FinalsTeam expertTeam expert4 : 0 TIME$400
2017-06-081stOSC All Stars #36Team expertTeam expert3 : 0 Cyan$75
2017-06-011stOSC All Stars #35Team expertTeam expert3 : 0 Chick$75
2017-05-252ndGauntlet Event #14Team expertTeam expert3 : 4 Solar$50
2017-05-051stFilthy NA Cup Weekly #23Team expertTeam expert3 : 1 Cham$75
2017-05-041stOSC All Stars #31Team expertTeam expert3 : 0 Cloudy$75
2017-04-271stOSC All Stars #30Team expertTeam expert3 : 2 MeomaikA$75
2017-04-271stFilthy NA Cup Weekly #22Team expertTeam expert3 : 0 Semper$150
2017-04-182ndGauntlet Event #13Team expertTeam expert0 : 4 ByuN$50
2016-12-081stOSC All Stars #13Team expertTeam expert3 : 0 BreakingGG$75
2016-10-261stGauntlet Weekly #4Team expertTeam expert3 : 2 Guru$70
2016-09-161stStream.Me ArenaTeam expertTeam expert4 : 3 Neeb$500
2016-08-271stSHOUTcraft Kings August 2016Team expertTeam expert0 : 1 GuMiho$750
2016-07-071stDouyu Cup 46Dead PixelsDead Pixels3 : 0 iAsonu$75
2016-06-052ndOlimoLeague Week #61ZZZZZ0 : 3 Billowy$50
2016-03-141stChairs4Gaming Cup 3ZZZZZ3 : 0 Drunkenboi$60
2016-02-292ndMonday Night Gauntlet #1Team AcerTeam Acer3 : 4 Bails$100
2016-02-171stGauntlet Preseason FinalTeam AcerTeam Acer4 : 1 Bails$200
2016-01-301stFilthy NA Cup Weekly #2Team AcerTeam Acer3 : 1 Neeb$75
2014-10-152ndThe Foreign HopeTeam AcerTeam Acer0 : 4 Bunny$592.09
2014-05-181stBelieve in Starcraft 2 CupTeam AcerTeam Acer3 : 2 Bunny$350
2013-12-212ndBitcoin Starcraft - Scarlett vs Naniwa for 14BTCTeam AcerTeam Acer2 : 4 NaNiwa$1,783.58
2013-02-072ndIPL D.I.C.E. ShowdownTeam AcerTeam Acer0 : 3 LucifroN$2,500
2012-07-151st2012 StarCraft II World Championship Series: Canada NationalsTeam AcerTeam Acer2 : 0 Ostojiy$6,000
2012-04-281stIron Lady LeetgionEclypsiaEclypsia2 : 0 Aphrodite$200
2011-11-121stIron Lady Champion Cup #52 : 0 AuRora$100
2011-09-171stIron Lady Champion Cup #43 : 1 DaSakura$100
In A4Basic tournaments
2019-11-261stGM Show Matches by Drikett Show Match 91NewbeeNewbee5 : 1 puCK$70
2019-08-031stGM Show Matches by Drikett Show Match 60NewbeeNewbee5 : 2 puCK$70
2019-08-021stGM Show Matches by Drikett Show Match 59NewbeeNewbee5 : 3 Drunkenboi$70
2019-07-261stGM Show Matches by Drikett Show Match 55NewbeeNewbee5 : 3 Cham$70
2019-06-291stAlpha Pro Series Match 90NewbeeNewbee5 : 0 Astrea$100
2018-10-061stNA Ladder Heroes October 2018 Week 1Tollenz LionsTollenz Lions$50
2017-06-041stPHIGHT CLUB Day 1 Match 2Team expertTeam expert4 : 2 PiLiPiLi$100
2016-03-261stNA Ladder Heroes March 2016 Week 4ZZZZZ$66
2016-03-191stNA Ladder Heroes March 2016 Week 3ZZZZZ$66
2016-03-121stNA Ladder Heroes March 2016 Week 2ZZZZZ$66
2015-11-201stTeam Gravity's Fight Night 2015: Legacy of the Void, Week 1 Match 3Team AcerTeam Acer4 : 2 HuK$100
2015-06-071stTeam Gravity's Fight Night 2015: June, Week 1 Match 3Team AcerTeam Acer4 : 2 Xenocider$60
2015-06-061stDouble Harvest (9) Showmatch #3Team AcerTeam Acer4 : 3 RuFF$60.31
2015-05-171stRottiShowmatches Day 3 Match 5Team AcerTeam Acer2 : 0 PiLiPiLi$100
2015-05-031stTeam Gravity's Fight Night 2015: May, Week 1 Match 3Team AcerTeam Acer4 : 0 HuK$60
2015-05-011stDouble Harvest (9) Showmatch #2Team AcerTeam Acer4 : 3 PiLiPiLi$61.57
2014-11-251stDingIt Showmatches Match 3Team AcerTeam Acer4 : 3 HuK$150
2013-12-151stZOTAC Cup EU Cup 187Team AcerTeam Acer3 : 2 GunGFuBanDa$137.36
2013-01-221stPlayhem Showmatches Match 12Team AcerTeam Acer4 : 0 Minigun$100
2012-04-281stIron Lady Leetgion Tournament 1EclypsiaEclypsia2 : 0 Aphrodite$200
2012-04-221stChanmanV Showmatch: EC╪Scarlett vs LgN.AuroraEclypsiaEclypsia5 : 0 AuRora$50
2011-11-121stIron Lady Champion Cup 5ZZZZZ2 : 0 AuRora$100
2011-09-171stIron Lady Champion Cup 4ZZZZZ3 : 1 DaSakura$100
Complete Results in any Tournament

Team Achievements

In A1Premier tournaments
2021-07-104thWorld Team League 2021 SummerShopify RebellionShopify Rebellion1 : 6KaiZi GamingKaiZi Gaming$1,543.33
2020-06-282ndGold Series Team Championship 2020 SpringBrave Star GamingBrave Star Gaming1 : 4Dragon Phoenix GamingDragon Phoenix Gaming$2,825.33
2019-06-113 - 4thChina Team Championship 2019 Season 1NewbeeNewbee1 : 4Team LaoPaoerTeam LaoPaoer$1,993.67
2018-08-051st2018 GSL vs. The World: Teams CompetitionTeam SerralTeam Serral5 : 2Team MaruTeam Maru$891
2017-08-062nd2017 GSL vs. The World: Teams CompetitionWorld All StarsWorld All Stars1 : 7Korean All StarsKorean All Stars$0
2017-01-213 - 4thStarCraft II: NationWars IVCanadaCanada2 : 4PolandPoland$1,250
2013-07-203rd2013 Global Starcraft II Team League Season 1Axiom-AcerAxiom-Acer0 : 5Incredible MiracleIncredible Miracle$711.17
In A2Major tournaments
2020-05-023rdNeXT 2020 SpringBrave Star GamingBrave Star Gaming1 : 4Dragon Phoenix GamingDragon Phoenix Gaming$354
2019-11-082ndNeXT 2019 AutumnNewbeeNewbee1 : 4Triumphant Song GamingTriumphant Song Gaming$1,143.33
2019-05-311stNeXT 2019 SpringNewbeeNewbee4 : 2Ocean GamingOcean Gaming$2,478.67
2014-07-271stAcer TeamStory Cup Season 3Team AcerTeam Acer10 : 7Team LiquidTeam Liquid$1,666.67
2013-12-151stAcer TeamStory Cup Season 2Team AcerTeam Acer5 : 1AxiomAxiom$1,428.57
2013-09-142ndSC2LTeam AcerTeam Acer1 : 4Team LiquidTeam Liquid$428.57
2013-08-182ndAcer TeamStory Cup Season 1Team AcerTeam Acer3 : 5MVPMVP$833.33
2012-12-163rdEvil Geniuses Master's Cup Series League VIIITeam AcerTeam Acer0 : 3RoXRoX$400
In A3Minor tournaments
2018-03-261stWardiTV Team League Season 7Team expertTeam expert4 : 1Team LiquidTeam Liquid$437.50
2015-06-282nd2015 Red Bull Battle Grounds: TorontoTeam AcerTeam Acer0 : 3$500
2014-08-161stIron Forum NightTeam AcerTeam Acer5 : 4yoe Flash Wolvesyoe Flash Wolves$2,502.50
2012-05-161stEclypsia ColosseumEclypsiaEclypsia3 : 2mousesportsmousesports$159.03
In Premier/Major Team Leagues
Complete Results in any Tournament




Though no bad blood is involved, a heated rivalry has developed in the second half of 2013 between Scarlett and Bomber that has played out to a dead heat at the moment, has produced series that have gone the distance each time and has commentators and fans looking forward to the next installment. From August to November of 2013, they met four times, each winning twice and also each winning seven maps. Moreover, three times out of those four, the winner knocked the loser out of the tournament.

Round 1 - 2013 WCS Season 2 Finals - Quarterfinals (Koelnmesse, Cologne, Germany - Gamescom - August 24th)[edit]

The first meeting came in the last quarterfinal and also featured Scarlett as the last foreigner standing. She won Star Station before Bomber fought back and took Newkirk Precinct TE and Bel'Shir Vestige SE to get on match point. Scarlett won Whirlwind to take it to a decisive fifth game, but Bomber's macro prevailed on Akilon Wastes and he advanced with a 3-2 win on his way to beating TaeJa and Jaedong to win the WCS Season 2 title, his first major title in two years.

Round 2 - Red Bull Battle Grounds New York City - Group A Decider (Hammerstein Ballroom, Manhattan, New York, NY, USA - November 23rd)[edit]

Four months later, they met again to decide a semifinal berth after both had lost to PartinG earlier that night. Bomber opened with a win on Cloud Kingdom before Scarlett took Frost, leading to a decisive third game on Red Bull's exclusive Habitation Station and what Day9 called the best professional StarCraft II[26] game so far. At the end of it, Scarlett researched Burrow after ending up on no bases while Bomber held a gold base and successfully lured his large Marine force into two massive burrowed Baneling detonations to take the game and advance 2-1. The game was further analyzed by TL Strategy staff[27] and placed second behind only Game 3 between TaeJa and INnoVation at the WCS Season 2 Finals in the Team Liquid rankings for Game of the Year. She would go on to finish third after narrowly losing to sOs and beating MC.

Round 3 - IEM Season VIII - Singapore - Group C (Singapore EXPO, Singapore - SITEX - November 30th)[edit]

Because both were drawn together just a week later and were paired in the opening match, Kaelaris and IdrA were among those eager to see if they could produce a series that lived up to their previous meetings. They were also eager to see if Bomber had "learned his lesson" about Scarlett's ability with burrowed Banelings, and the answer was yes and no. Scarlett landed another big burrowed Baneling hit against Bomber's Marines in the first game on Frost, and after Scarlett took Akilon Wastes, Bomber executed a successful rush on Polar Night to win 2-1.

Round 4 - IEM Season VIII - Singapore - Group C Decider (Singapore EXPO, Singapore - SITEX - November 30th)[edit]

The two met again later that day after Bomber lost to HerO and Scarlett beat Dream, and ReDeYe introduced their latest match as "a TvZ of the highest order" where each of their series had produced fireworks. This was no different - after Bomber took Polar Night and Scarlett took Whirlwind, Scarlett got her Creep and a sizable Swarm Host force to Bomber's doorstep. While they occupied Bomber's other units, she took out rocks blocking another of Bomber's bases with Speedlings, leading to a big hit on Bomber's workers and forcing his hand. She was then able to surprise Bomber's Siege Tanks with a charge from the Swarm Hosts to win the game and advance 2-1.



After Stephano decided to retire and left the - pretty much undisputed - title of Best Foreigner free to claim, two players emerged to contend for it: the Swedish veteran NaNiwa and Canadian favorite Scarlett. While - surprisingly - they managed to avoid each other throughout the year, they traded blows in terms of results with Scarlett beating arguably stronger Korean players throughout the year, while NaNiwa making more deep runs in top tier tournaments, qualifying for the 2013 WCS Global Finals and finishing the year with two silvers (IEM Season VIII - New York and 2013 DreamHack Open: Stockholm) to Scarlett's one (ASUS ROG NorthCon 2013).

In interviews with ESL, Scarlett has alluded to this ongoing contest. She told ReDeYe after beating Bomber to win a quarterfinal berth at IEM Season VIII - Singapore that she had to outdo NaNiwa's performance at DreamHack Winter, which was going on simultaneously (which she did), but also later said during an ESL feature on her that she considers herself the second best foreigner behind NaNiwa because he has better results so far.

Round 1 - IGN ProLeague Season 5 - Winners' 2nd Round - Cosmopolitan, Las Vegas, NV, USA - November 29th-December 2nd, 2012[edit]

The two met once before in Wings of Liberty in the IPL 5 winners' second round, where Scarlett prevailed 2-1. She also had the better placing in the tournament, placing in the top 24 while NaNiwa was unable to place in the top 32.

Round 2 - Bitcoin Starcraft Show Match (Online) - December 21st, 2013[edit]

On 16th December, it was announced that a special Best of 7 show match would take place with a prize pool of 12 bitcoins (~10,000 USD at the time of the announcement) on 21st December. The main caster and coordinator of the event was TotalBiscuit, who was joined by IdrA. [28]. NaNiwa prevailed after the first two maps were split and ribbed her in a post-match tweet when he said that he felt that Scarlett had played greedy and called it "a waste of what could have been" but also said that he guessed that her greed was a part of her success.


Intel Extreme Masters Intel Extreme Masters
Season XII - Shanghai
Preceded By:
South Korea  Rogue
Season XII - PyeongChang
7 February 2018 - 4 March 2018
Canada  Scarlett
Season XII - World Championship
Succeeded By:
South Korea  Rogue

Matches & VODs[edit]




Coaching VoDs[edit]


First Person View Match VODS[edit]









Matchup Statistics

 vs vs vs vs Total
as 8 - 280 %34 - 2161.8 %73 - 1483.9 %-1 - -1-114 - 3676 %
as 3 - 0100 %0 - 0-6 - 185.7 %0 - 0-9 - 190 %
as 846 - 53161.4 %680 - 52056.7 %725 - 41163.8 %9 - -2128.6 %2260 - 146060.8 %
as 10 - 283.3 %4 - 450 %22 - 1756.4 %42 - 1968.9 %78 - 4265 %

Earnings Statistics

Medal Statistics



  1. "Sponsor Me!" Tournament (Hosted by Playhem)". March 8th 2012.
  2. "Eclypsia recruit IPL4 revelation Scarlett". April 16th 2012. Forum thread
  3. [1]
  4. Artist, SLoG, desRow and Scarlett leaves Eclypsia
  5. "Team Acer welcomes Scarlett!". June 21st 2012. Forum thread
  6. Axiom-Acer in GSTL/signs Heart and Alicia
  7. Scarlett Leaving Korea
  8. WCS America 2013 Season 2 Round of 16 Interview with Scarlett
  9. The Scarlett Fanclub 2.0
  10. [2] TotalBiscuit's Twitter
  11. Day9 Daily #655 - Scarlett Vs. Bomber: The Best SC2 Game In History, Part I
  12. 2015-01-06 | "WCS may be my last tournament" by Scarlett
  13. 2015-01-08 | "I've lost most of my interest" by Scarlett
  15. 15.0 15.1 15.2 "Scarlett Interview @ IPL4 ". April 6th 2012.
  16. 16.0 16.1 "Pro Gamer's Day Off - Conversations With Scarlett" by karaokesalesman
  17. BlizzCon 2014 LRSL
  18. 2013 GSTL Season 1 - Axiom-Acer Vs. LG-IM (LR)
  19. Scarlett caught eating corn on the cob during GSTL (Animated GIF)
  20. WCS AM Premier Season 3 - Ro32 Groups & Schedule
  21. [WCS AM] RO40 Day 1 Challenger Season 2 2013
  22. Day[9] Daily #628 - Scarlett's ZvT stylin
  24. 2016-10-05 | Highest career earnings for a competitive videogame player (female) by Guinness World Records