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[e][h] Shine
Player Information
Romanized Name:
Lee Young-han
(1991-08-24) August 24, 1991 (age 29)
Alternate IDs:
Shine, Shine[kaL], Shine[KQL]
Total Earnings:
Years Active:
2012 - 2016
????-??-?? — 2013-09-07
2013-09-07 — 2015-12-28

See Shine (Choi Kyung Min) for the player with the same ID (also a Zerg).

Lee "Shine" Young Han is a retired StarCraft progamer from South Korea. He played Zerg previously for Samsung Galaxy and now works as GSL Observer.[1]


Shine was a WeMade FOX Zerg that showed promise, making the quarterfinals of the 2009 EVER OSL and defeating notable players like FanTaSy and EffOrt.

Wings of Liberty[edit]

Shine played his first official StarCraft II match during the hybrid 2011-2012 Proleague Season 2, he went 5-15 during the season.

In the GSL 2013 Season 1 Shine made it to the RO24 before getting knocked out by Squirtle 0-2. On his run he beat HuK 2-0 and FanTaSy 2-1.

Heart of the Swarm[edit]

2013 GSL and OSL seasons[edit]

In the first season of GSL Korea 2013 Shine made it to RO16. On his run, he placed second in his group for the RO32, getting beaten by Symbol 0-2, but then beating KeeN, Squirtle and KeeN again with continuous 2-0's. Having made it to the RO16, he faced off against Bomber, TaeJa and sOs. He placed last going 1-4 in matches, he lost to TaeJa 1-2 and then to Bomber 0-2.

Now in OSL Season 2, Shine was seeded into the RO48. He took out Seed 2-0 but was knocked out by MarineKing 1-2 and was knocked out of WCS 2013 placing worst than last season, only making it the RO32.

Shine was back again for GSL Season 3 where he placed even worse than last time around. Having been seeded into the RO48 through the Up and Down matches, he faced off against Creator and lost 1-2 thus ending his GSL run.

2014 WCS; Korea GSL[edit]

He did not place into Season 1.

In Season 2 Shine made to Code S. He made it through Code A by placing second in his group, taking out Panic 2-0 and Flash 2-1, not before losing to Hydra 0-2. In Code S, Shine made in through the Ro16, and in doing so he placed second in his group. He lost to sOs 0-2, but won against YongHwa 2-0 and sOs 2-1. Shine was drawn into group D of the Ro16, along with Soulkey, Zest and INnoVation. However, he lost 0-2 to both Soulkey and INnoVation and was knocked down into Code A.

Shine participated in Season 3 and made it out of his Code A group. Although he lost to TY 0-2, Shine managed to defeat both sKyHigh and ByuL 2-0 and returned to Code S. He was placed into Group A with EffOrt, sOs, and Classic. After losing to sOs 1-2, similarly to the previous season, he managed to defeat the reigning champion Classic 2-1 to face sOs in a rematch. Although Shine beat sOs in the previous season's Ro32 rematch, he was unable to repeat the feat and lost 0-2. He was therefore in Code A until Season 1 of 2015.


  • Lost to Dear in his first official SC2 match.
  • Maintained a perfect 5-0 record against Soulkey in SC2 until he lost 0-2 during the Round of 16 of GSL Season 2.


In A1Premier tournaments
2014-06-0613 - 16th2014 Global StarCraft II League Season 2: Code S0-2Grp S.$2,367.21
2013-04-3013 - 16th2013 WCS Season 1 Korea GSL: Code S0 : 2 Bomber$2,000
In A3Minor tournaments
2015-06-131stOlimoLeague Week #333 : 2 Losira$75
Complete Results in any Tournament

Team Achievements

In A1Premier tournaments
2012-09-222nd2011-12 SK Planet Proleague Season 20 : 2$1,787.15
Complete Results in any Tournament




Matches & VODs[edit]

First Person View Match VODS[edit]



Matchup Statistics

 vs vs vs Total
as 32 - 2952.5 %46 - 3954.1 %24 - 3342.1 %102 - 10150.2 %

Earnings Statistics