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Sniper

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[e][h]Zerg Sniper
Player Information
Name:
권태훈
Romanized Name:
Kwon Tae-hoon
Nationality:
Born:
January 22, 1995 (age 29)
Race:
Alternate IDs:
Killer.MvP
Nicknames:
Lady killer
Approx. Total Winnings:
$69,148
Years Active:
2011 - 2014,
2019
Links
Achievements
  2012 Global StarCraft II League Season 5: Code S
All-Kills:
 × 2
History
2010-12-15 — 2014-07-31MVP
2014-10-19Retirement
Retired:
2014-10-19
Recent Matches
MVP MVPMVP
4:3
(Bo7)
Incredible MiracleIncredible Miracle IM
May 26, 2014 - 09:00 EDT  
MVP MVPMVP
4:3
(Bo7)
AxiomAxiom Axiom
May 18, 2014 - 14:00 EDT  
MVP MVPMVP
4:2
(Bo7)
StarTaleStarTale ST
April 28, 2014 - 21:00 EDT  
MVP MVPMVP
4:1
(Bo7)
Clan Who?Clan Who? CW
April 25, 2014 - 19:00 EDT  
MVP MVPMVP
1:4
(vs)
Jin Air Green WingsJin Air Green Wings JAGW
April 1, 2014 - 18:30 KST  


Kwon "Sniper" Tae-hoon (born January 22, 1995) is a retired Korean Zerg player who last played for MVP.

Biography[edit]

Sniper retired from StarCraft II in 2014.[1] He is one of 'The Forgotten Champions of Code S', having won the 2012 Season 5 by defeating HyuN in a close finals. He now plays Heroes of the Storm professionally.

Wings Of Liberty[edit]

Code A[edit]

In 2011 Sniper managed to qualify for the GSL August Code A defeating inori 2-1 in the final of his group in the GSL August Preliminaries. In the GSL August Code A he defeated SaSe 2-0 in the Round of 32 and secured his Code A slot for the next season. Sniper did not manage to qualify for the Up&Down matches as he lost to Check 0-2 in the Round of 16.

In the GSL October Code A Sniper lost to Curious 2-0 in the Round of 32 and was eliminated from the tournament.

Sniper tried to qualify for the GSL November. He made it to the Round of 4 in the GSL November Preliminaries where he lost to YoDa.

World Cyber Games[edit]

In 2011 Sniper managed to qualify for the WCG Korea 2011 National Finals where he lost to TaeJa and NesTea and finished 4th in his group.

GSL in 2012[edit]

In the 2012 GSL Season 1 Preliminaries, Sniper defeated Sickness 2-0 in the Round of 4 and PuMa 2-0 in the final of his group and re-qualified for GSL Season 1 Code A where he defeated Clide 2-0 in the Round of 48 and Sen 2-0 in the Round of 32. Sniper's opponent in the Round of 24 was Mvp. He lost 1-2 and advanced to Group B of the Up and Down stage where he finished 3rd with a 2-2 score, failing to qualify for Code S.

In GSL Season 2 Code A, Sniper defeated Avenge 2-0, Curious 2-0 and Bomber 2-1, earning him a spot in GSL Season 3 Code S - Group E where he will face SuperNova in the first match.

After two consecutive Code S Round of 32 finishes Sniper rose to fame by winning 2012 Global StarCraft II League Season 5. He beat HyuN 4-3 in finals which were held in Las Vegas in conjunction with IGN ProLeague Season 5.

OnGameNet Star II League[edit]

2012 OSL Non-KeSPA Preliminaries[edit]

On July 2, 2012, Sniper participated in the 2012 OSL Non-KeSPA Preliminaries. Sniper received a BYE in round one and then took down Punisher, Supreme, horror, and faced Curious in the finals. After taking down Curious by a score of 2:1, Sniper advanced in to the 2012 OSL Non-KeSPA Dual Tournament.

World Championship Series[edit]

2012 WCS Korea Preliminaries[edit]

On July 22, 2012, Sniper participated in the 2012 South Korea WCS Preliminaries. He received a BYE in round one and then took down 김지성, Ares, Flash, and faced Puzzle in the finals. He was not able to advance any further as he lost to Puzzle by a score of 0:2 and took 2nd place.

Achievements[edit]

DatePlaceTierTournamentTeamResultPrize
2013-08-181stMajorAcer TeamStory Cup Season 1
MVPMVP
5 : 3
Team AcerTeam Acer
$769.23
2013-07-202ndPremier2013 Global Starcraft II Team League Season 12013 Global Starcraft II Team League Season 1
MVPMVP
3 : 5
Incredible MiracleIncredible Miracle
$1,780.03
2012-12-203rd - 4thPremier2012 GSL Blizzard Cup2012 GSL Blizzard Cup
MVPMVP
0 : 3$4,653.98
2012-12-082ndPremier2012 Global Starcraft II Team League Season 32012 Global Starcraft II Team League Season 3
MVPMVP
3 : 5
FXOpen e-SportsFXOpen e-Sports
$1,540.36
2012-12-021stPremier2012 Global StarCraft II League Season 5: Code S2012 Global StarCraft II League Season 5: Code S
MVPMVP
4 : 3$46,506.78
2012-12-015th - 6thPremierIGN ProLeague Season 5IGN ProLeague Season 5
MVPMVP
0 : 2$4,000
2012-11-213rd - 4thMajor2012 IGN Pro Team League2012 IGN Pro Team League
MVPMVP
1 : 5
Incredible MiracleIncredible Miracle
$250
2012-10-181st - 12thPremier2012 Global StarCraft II League Season 4: Code A2012 Global StarCraft II League Season 4: Code A
MVPMVP
2 : 0$905.38
2012-07-283rd - 4thPremier2012 Global StarCraft II Team League Season 22012 Global StarCraft II Team League Season 2
MVPMVP
4 : 5
FXOpen e-SportsFXOpen e-Sports
$439.23
2012-05-171st - 12thPremier2012 Global StarCraft II League Season 2: Code A2012 Global StarCraft II League Season 2: Code A
MVPMVP
2 : 1$858.05
Extended list of results
All-Kill Achievements
2013-07-15 All-KillAcer TeamStory Cup Season 1
2012-11-03 All-Kill2012 Global StarCraft II Team League Season 3

Gallery[edit]

Interviews[edit]

External links[edit]

Statistics[edit]

Matchup Statistics

vs Protossvs Terranvs ZergTotal
RecordWin%RecordWin%RecordWin%RecordWin%
as Zerg66 - 4658.9 %70 - 4759.8 %56 - 4754.4 %192 - 14057.8 %
as Random0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 20 %0 - 20 %
Σ66 - 4658.9 %70 - 4759.8 %56 - 4953.3 %192 - 14257.5 %

Earnings Statistics

1v1 Medal Statistics

TierTotal
Premier100102
Total100102

References[edit]

  1. Lumi (October 19, 2014). "Sniper retires". TL.net. Retrieved October 19, 2014.