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TAiLS

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[e][h] TAiLS
Player Information
Name:
김원형
Romanized Name:
Kim Won-hyung
Birth:
(1992-08-02) August 2, 1992 (age 29)
Country:
Race:
Alternate IDs:
MilesPrower, sc2tails
Total Earnings:
$35,974.24
Approx. Earnings 2021:
$490.45
EPT KR rank:
Years Active:
2011 - 2017
2020 -
Present
Links
History
2011-01-31 — 2014-07-31
2014-09-20 — 2014-12-19
2015-03-16
Retired
2016-07-07 — 2017-04-05
2017-04-05 — 2017-05-16
2021-01-21 — 2021-07-01


Kim "TAiLS" Won-hyung (born August 2, 1992) is a South Korean Protoss player.

Biography[edit]

Wings of Liberty[edit]

TAiLS made a name for himself in the GSTL Season 1 playoffs in the match against IM where he managed to beat both Mvp and NesTea in a row in order to win the match for his team, 5-4. After defeating NesTea, he notoriously taunted NesTea by drinking a bottle of Nestea in front of him as the rest of the IM team watched on.

Code A[edit]

TAiLS played in Code A of GSL July where he beat TheWinD before falling to BanBans in the following round. In GSL August, he lost 1-2 in the first round to TaeJa.

ESV TV Korean Weekly[edit]

On February 9, 2012, TAiLS participated in the ESV TV Korean Weekly Season 2 Weekly 3. After taking down ToD, Jinro, Sound, and AcE, TAiLS advanced in to the finals to face SaSe. In the finals, TAiLS defeated SaSe by a score of 4-1 and grabbed first place.

Esports Weekly Match[edit]

On February 25, 2012, TAiLS participated in the EWM Season 1 Week 3. TAiLS took down Pet, TheBest, Returning, HayprO, and VINES to advance in to the finals against Monster. TAiLS defeated Monster by a score of 2-1 and advanced in to the EWM Season 1 Finals where he would have a shot to obtain a Code A seed if he won against the other weekly winners.

IGN ProLeague[edit]

IPL Season 4[edit]

On November 20, 2011, TAiLS participated in the IPL 4 United Kingdom Qualifiers. TAiLS started off from the round of 32 and defeated Gunnersmate and StarEagle and went on to face SaSe. He fell to SaSe by a score of 0-2 and fell in to the losers' bracket. In the losers' bracket, TAiLS took down ThorZaIN, DeMusliM, Bischu, Ryung, and then got his revenge against SaSe to advance in to the grand finals to face Stephano. Even though TAiLS put up a valiant fight, he could not defeat Stephano who had a 2-0 lead to start off with because he came from the winners' bracket, and ended up taking second place after losing to Stephano by a score of 2-4. However, since Stephano already had a seed for IPL 4, TAiLS was given the seed for the IGN ProLeague Season 4.

IPL Season 6[edit]

On January 23, 2013, TAiLS qualified for IPL6 through the first international qualifier, taking down Pet, Hack, Noblesse and Whale.

World Championship Series[edit]

2012 WCS Korea Preliminaries[edit]

On July 23, 2012, TAiLS participated in the 2012 South Korea WCS Preliminaries. TAiLS received a BYE in round one and then took down 강주열, Classic, 박근일, and faced RagnaroK in the finals. After taking down RagnaroK by a score of 2:1, TAiLS advanced in to the World Championship Series: South Korea Nationals.

Legacy of the Void[edit]

When NEO Star League 2016 Season 1 was announced, it was reported that TAiLS had joined Team LeiFeng in order to play for them in the team league. [1]

Trivia[edit]

  • Had a TL strategy guide written about one of his unique builds [2]
  • Is known for his funky hairstyles, most recently coloring his red and green like a strawberry or tomato.[3],[4]

Achievements[edit]

In A2Major tournaments
DatePlaceEventTeamResultWinnings
2012-08-111stG-League 2012 Season 1MVPMVP3 : 2 TooDming$7,850
2011-11-202ndIGN ProLeague Season 4 UK QualifiercoL.MVPcoL.MVP2 : 4 Stephano$5,000
In A3Minor tournaments
DatePlaceEventTeamResultWinnings
2021-02-081stTeam GP Holiday Bonus EventTeam GPTeam GP0-2Grp S.$268
2017-07-042ndNA Ladder Heroes May 2017ZZZZZ0 : 3 Optimus$75
2016-10-171stCorsair Cup 38Team LeiFengTeam LeiFeng3 : 1 Super$60
2016-07-131stDouyu Cup 48Team LeiFengTeam LeiFeng3 : 1 ChanKiM$75
2016-06-031stEURONICS Gaming Cup #3ZZZZZ3 : 1 SolO$67.34
2016-05-111stDouyu Cup 24ZZZZZ3 : 2 Kelazhur$75
2013-09-192ndZOTAC Monthly Final August 2013MVPMVP2 : 3 Nerchio$270.52
2012-06-022ndNitrix Energy CupMVPMVP1 : 3 daisuki$250
2012-02-251stEsports Weekly Match #3MVPMVP2 : 1 Monster$100
2012-02-091stESVTV Korean Weekly S2W3MVPMVP4 : 1 SaSe$100
In A4Basic tournaments
DatePlaceEventTeamResultWinnings
2017-06-031stNA Ladder Heroes June 2017 Week 1ZZZZZ$50
2017-05-131stNA Ladder Heroes May 2017 Week 2ZZZZZ$50
2017-04-301stSC2 Americas Open #116Swarm SquadSwarm Squad3 : 1 Nice$50
2012-05-291stCSN Allstars Cup 6MVPMVP4 : 2 TLO$100
2012-04-271stHonor Cup Cup 2MVPMVP3 : 1 CranK$100
2011-11-141stGIGABYTE Cup Season 2 Cup 9MVPMVP3 : 0 Happy$136.20
2011-11-131stZOTAC Cup EU Cup 82MVPMVP3 : 2 Happy$137.51
2011-11-101stIMBAlonian Star Cup 4MVPMVP3 : 0 Snute$75
Complete Results in any Tournament

Team Achievements

In A1Premier tournaments
DatePlaceEventTeamResultWinnings
2017-06-043rdNEO Star League 2016Team LeiFengTeam LeiFeng2 : 3X-TeamX-Team$290.26
2013-07-202nd2013 Global Starcraft II Team League Season 1MVPMVP3 : 5Incredible MiracleIncredible Miracle$1,424.08
2012-12-082nd2012 Global Starcraft II Team League Season 3MVPMVP3 : 5FXOpen e-SportsFXOpen e-Sports$1,540.36
2012-07-283 - 4th2012 Global StarCraft II Team League Season 2MVPMVP4 : 5FXOpen e-SportsFXOpen e-Sports$439.23
2012-04-073 - 4th2012 Global Starcraft II Team League Season 1MVPMVP3 : 5StarTaleQStarTaleQ$441.82
2011-10-081st2011 Global Starcraft II Team League Season 1MVPMVP5 : 3PrimePrime$2,509.09
2011-05-192ndGlobal Starcraft II Team League MayMVPMVP4 : 5SlayerSSlayerS$657.48
In A2Major tournaments
DatePlaceEventTeamResultWinnings
2014-04-012nd2014 Proleague: Round 2MVPMVP1 : 4Jin Air Green WingsJin Air Green Wings$524.95
2013-08-181stAcer TeamStory Cup Season 1MVPMVP5 : 3Team AcerTeam Acer$769.23
2013-03-281st2013 IGN Pro Team LeagueMVPMVP5 : 4Incredible MiracleIncredible Miracle$1,500
2012-11-213 - 4th2012 IGN Pro Team LeagueMVPMVP1 : 5Incredible MiracleIncredible Miracle$250
2011-12-223rdIPL Team Arena ChallengecoL.MVPcoL.MVP3 : 5mousesportsmousesports$90.91
Complete Results in any Tournament

Interviews[edit]

2014[edit]

2013[edit]

2012[edit]

Matches & VODs[edit]

First Person View Match VODS[edit]

Gallery[edit]

Statistics[edit]

Matchup Statistics

 vs vs vs vs Total
RecordWin%RecordWin%RecordWin%RecordWin%RecordWin%
as 227 - 23349.3 %241 - 26947.3 %274 - 30847.1 %10 - 283.3 %752 - 81248.1 %

Earnings Statistics

Medal Statistics

TierTotal
A2Major1102
A3Minor751325
Total861327

References[edit]