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Trap

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Player Information
Name:
조성호
Romanized Name:
Cho Seong-ho
Nationality:
Born:
March 24, 1994 (age 28)
Race:
Team:
Alternate IDs:
By.Trap, IMTrap, JinairTrap
Nicknames:
The Winged Commander, The Trap Card, The Cute Villain
Approx. Total Winnings:
$411,338
Approx. Winnings 2022:
$28,147
EPT KR rank:
Military Service:
Pending
Years active:
2012 - Present
Years active (caster):
2021
Links
Achievements
MLG AnaheimMLG AnaheimGSL ST2GSL ST2DHM Last ChanceDHM Last ChanceGSL ST1GSL ST1GSL ST2GSL ST2NeXT S1NeXT S1TSL 7TSL 7
History
2008-03-05 — 2013-12-14
2013-12-14 — 2014-07-23
2014-09-17 — 2020-11-30
2020-12-31 — Present
Upcoming Matches
Freecs FreecsFreecs
vs.
(Bo7)
Platinum HeroesPlatinum Heroes PlatHeroes
2022-07-10 12:00:00UTC  
Freecs FreecsFreecs
vs.
(Bo7)
Team LiquidTeam Liquid TL
2022-07-17 12:00:00UTC  
Recent Matches
Freecs FreecsFreecs
4:2
(Bo7)
Good Game GamingGood Game Gaming GGG
2022-06-26 12:00:00UTC  
Freecs FreecsFreecs
4:3
(Bo7)
Shopify RebellionShopify Rebellion SR
2022-06-18 13:50:00UTC  
Trap  South Korea
1:2
(Bo3)
South Korea  Cure
2022-06-16 12:15:00UTC  
Trap  South Korea
1:2
(Bo3)
South Korea  RagnaroK
2022-06-16 10:40:00UTC  
Trap  South Korea
2:0
(Bo3)
United States  Astrea
2022-06-16 09:35:00UTC  


Cho "Trap" Seong-ho (born March 24, 1994) is a Korean Protoss player who is currently playing for Freecs.

Wings of Liberty[edit]

Trap played his first official StarCraft II match during the hybrid 2011-2012 Proleague Season 2. With his success in the hybrid Proleague, Trap would be one of the four KeSPA Code A seeds for the 2012 GSL Season 4[1]

Trap proceeded to beat Oz and SuperNova before losing to GuMiho and being eliminated from 2012 GSL Season 5.

SK Planet Proleague[edit]

Trap was one of the core players for STX SouL in that campaign, holding a 20-17 season record and stepping up in the Playoffs, taking down Bisu, Rain, MyuNgSiK and ZerO. This achievement led to him being named MVP of the Finals, and helped STX SouL win the 2012-2013 Proleague.

Heart of the Swarm[edit]

2013[edit]

Trap played in Challenger League and beat Sniper 2-1, Curious 2-0 and EffOrt 2-1 to be placed into WCS Korea Season 2 OSL. After beating Symbol and Curious, Trap moved on into the Round of 16, where he lost to Maru and SuperNova, won against KangHo and got placed into Challenger League. There, he lost to YongHwa in the Round of 24 and got forced to play in WCS Season 3 Korea GSL Up and Down. Losing to DongRaeGu and beating Squirtle, FanTaSy and YuGiOh was enough to secure spot in WCS Korea Season 3 GSL.

In WCS Season 3 Korea GSL Premier, Trap was placed in Group B, he won his Round of 32 group convincingly by beating KeeN and Reality 2-1 each. In the Round of 16, Trap lost to Rain but was able to win twice against sOs 2-0 and 2-1 and moved into the playoffs. Sadly enough, he met his teammate from SouL, Dear and despite being considered as the favourite, Trap conceded the series 3-0 and was eliminated into Placement matches, where he won against PartinG 2-1 and jjakji 3-1, securing his spot in Season 3 Finals.

In Toronto, Canada, for the 2013 WCS Season 3, Trap got placed into Group B with overwhelming crowd favourites MMA and Jaedong and Genius but was able to sweep his group by winning against MMA and Genius. In the Round of 8, Trap met ByuL and, despite losing the first map, was able to win the series 3-1 and moved to the Round of 4 where he was dismantled by Soulkey 0-3 and lost every chance to qualify for Global Finals.

2014[edit]

In GSL Season 1, Trap was matched with Zest, Leenock and SuperNova in the Round of 32 of Code S, and was able to finish second and advance to the Round of 16. However, in the Round of 16, Trap was swept by soO and herO and got eliminated into Code A. After winning his group against Symbol, Billowy and hitmaN, he came back into Code S.

GSL Season 2 was not pleasant to Trap, and despite winning against RagnaroK, he dropped matches against soO and TRUE in the Round of 32, and being unable to advance into the Round of 16, he fell into Code A again.

Trap played in the Korean Qualifier and after winning against HerO, KeeN, Ruin and StarDust, Trap qualified directly for Pool Play. After dropping series to puCK, Illusion and RagnaroK, he was placed into the Championship Bracket Losers Round 3 and since then, he was able to take down KeeN, HyuN, StarDust, Scarlett, viOLet and win two more series against Polt, finishing the weekend with a 6-0 record over Polt and a 25-12 total map score, to win the first Premier tournament in his career.

Trap became teamless after leaving Incredible Miracle on 23 July 2014.[2]

Trap was seeded into GSL Season 3 Code S after his performance in Code A where he beat aLive 2-0 and Bbyong 2-0. In Code S, he was placed in Group C with Maru, Reality and Hush. He fell in third place by winning 2-0 over Reality, losing 0-2 to Maru and losing 1-2 in a rematch with Reality.

On 17 September 2014, Trap joins Jin Air.[3]

A few days later, Trap attends Red Bull Battle Grounds: Washington after being invited. In Group A with Bomber, sOs and DongRaeGu he managed to finish in second place winning 2-0 over teammate sOs, losing 0-2 to Bomber and winning 2-0 over sOs once again. In the semi-finals, Trap played against Cure and was shut out 0-3, now in the third place match vs Polt, he ended up losing 1-2 after tapping out of the first match, winning the second, but finally losing on the last map.

2015[edit]

Trap was able to participate in the IEM Season IX World Championship by qualifying through the American Qualifier after winning 3-0 over Stats. Trap's run started off with Flash, after a back and forth series, with none of the players taking more than one map in a row, Trap was able to win 3-2. Next, he played against the Korean Terran FanTaSy. He started by winning the first two games, then lost the next two. He took the series 3-2 with a win on Vaani Research Station after holding off some widow mine pressure and pulling himself ahead with some DT/Warp Prism harass. Next he played Dark, although he lost the first game, he was able to win the next three in a row to close the series 3-1. Now in the finals against Zest, Trap started the series by losing the first two games, won the third game on Vaani Research Station, but lost the next two. This concluded the finals with Zest winning it all with a score of 4-1. The longest game of the series was Game 4 where each player made a Mothership and air-based armies.

Trivia[edit]

  • Won his first official Starcraft II match against Soulkey.
  • He won TL.net's weekly MVP Award for his performance in the first week of the Gold Series Team Championship 2020 Fall Season.[4]
  • On October 31, 2021 he played a 3h50m Bo7 series against Serral in the PiG Sty Festival Semifinals: he ended up losing the series 3-4.
  • Is the first player to reach at least top 8 in GSL Code S ten times consecutively.

Achievements[edit]

In A1Premier Tournaments
DatePlaceTournamentTeamScoreVsPrize
2022-04-28CA3 - 4th2022 Global StarCraft II League Season 1: Code SFreecsFreecs1 : 3$9,000
2021-12-12CA3rdTeamLiquid StarLeague 8Afreeca FreecsAfreeca Freecs0 : 4$3,500
2021-09-30CA3 - 4th2021 Global StarCraft II League Season 3Afreeca FreecsAfreeca Freecs1 : 4$8,000
2021-09-12BA2ndDH SC2 Masters 2021 Fall: Season FinalsAfreeca FreecsAfreeca Freecs0 : 4$6,500
2021-07-29BA2nd2021 Global StarCraft II League Season 2Afreeca FreecsAfreeca Freecs1 : 4$10,000
2021-06-27AA1stTeamLiquid StarLeague 7Afreeca FreecsAfreeca Freecs4 : 3$9,000
2021-06-24AA1stNeXT 2021 S1 – SC2 MastersAfreeca FreecsAfreeca Freecs4 : 3$7,723.20
2021-05-27AA1st2021 AfreecaTV GSL Super Tournament 2Afreeca FreecsAfreeca Freecs4 : 2$8,000
2021-04-29CA3 - 4th2021 Global StarCraft II League Season 1Afreeca FreecsAfreeca Freecs3 : 4$8,000
2021-01-30AA1st2021 AfreecaTV GSL Super Tournament 1Afreeca FreecsAfreeca Freecs4 : 2$8,000
2021-01-17AA1stDH SC2 Masters 2020: Last Chance 2021Afreeca FreecsAfreeca Freecs4 : 3$12,500
2020-12-12AA1st2020 AfreecaTV GSL Super Tournament 24 : 3$10,000
2020-10-10DA4thGold Series Team Championship 2020 FallJin Air Green WingsJin Air Green Wings4 : 5Alpha XAlpha X$746.86
2020-09-20BA2ndDH SC2 Masters 2020 Fall: Season FinalsJin Air Green WingsJin Air Green Wings3 : 4$7,500
2020-08-12DA4thDouyu Cup 2020Jin Air Green WingsJin Air Green Wings1 : 3$1,441.46
2020-07-19BA2ndDH SC2 Masters 2020 Summer: Season FinalsJin Air Green WingsJin Air Green Wings2 : 4$7,500
2020-06-07CA3rdTeamLiquid StarLeague 5Jin Air Green WingsJin Air Green Wings2 : 3$2,700
2020-05-13AwardGlobal StarCraft II League: NesTea AwardJin Air Green WingsJin Air Green Wings– : –$0
2020-03-28CA3 - 4th2020 AfreecaTV GSL Super Tournament 1Jin Air Green WingsJin Air Green Wings0 : 3$2,500
2019-10-13AA1stChina Team Championship 2019 Season 2Jin Air Green WingsJin Air Green Wings4 : 3Pixel 1Pixel 1$2,345.67
2019-09-28BA2nd2019 Global StarCraft II League Season 3: Code SJin Air Green WingsJin Air Green Wings0 : 4$10,002
2019-08-18BA2nd2019 GSL vs. The World: Teams CompetitionTeam Serral3 : 5Team Dark$206.50
2019-06-22BA2nd2019 Global StarCraft II League Season 2: Code SJin Air Green WingsJin Air Green Wings2 : 4$10,373
2019-04-06CA3 - 4th2019 Global StarCraft II League Season 1: Code SJin Air Green WingsJin Air Green Wings0 : 4$8,045
2016-10-03BA2nd2016 KeSPA CupJin Air Green WingsJin Air Green Wings0 : 4$9,050
2016-09-03AA1st2016 SK Telecom ProleagueJin Air Green WingsJin Air Green Wings4 : 0KT RolsterKT Rolster$6,496.43
2015-10-10BA2nd2015 SK Telecom ProleagueJin Air Green WingsJin Air Green Wings2 : 4SK Telecom T1SK Telecom T1$1,888.89
2015-03-15BA2ndIEM Season IX - World ChampionshipJin Air Green WingsJin Air Green Wings1 : 4$15,000
2014-09-21DA4thRed Bull Battle Grounds: WashingtonJin Air Green WingsJin Air Green Wings1 : 2$4,000
2014-06-22AA1st2014 MLG AnaheimIncredible MiracleIncredible Miracle2 : 0$15,000
2013-10-27CA3 - 4th2013 WCS Season 3SouLSouL0 : 3$10,000
2013-08-03Award2012–2013 SK Planet Proleague: Finals MVPSouLSouL– : –$1,859.95
2013-08-03AA1st2012–2013 SK Planet ProleagueSouLSouL4 : 2Woongjin StarsWoongjin Stars$3,557.14
2013-07-09CA3rd2012–2013 SK Planet Proleague: Regular SeasonSouLSouL24–18Grp S.$2,667.85
2012-09-22Award2011-12 SK Planet Proleague Season 2: Rookie AwardSouLSouL– : –$0
In A2Major Tournaments
DatePlaceTournamentTeamScoreVsPrize
2022-01-09BA2ndWTL 2021 Winter: WTL vs The WorldTeam WTL4 : 5Team World$1,180.21
2020-12-06AA1stNeXT 2020 Winter3 : 2$7,655.09
2016-07-31AA1st2016 Proleague: Round 3Jin Air Green WingsJin Air Green Wings4 : 1KT RolsterKT Rolster$1,926.94
2016-05-21AA1st2016 Proleague: Round 2Jin Air Green WingsJin Air Green Wings4 : 3KT RolsterKT Rolster$1,799.74
2016-03-26BA2nd2016 Proleague: Round 1Jin Air Green WingsJin Air Green Wings2 : 4SK Telecom T1SK Telecom T1$712.77
2015-06-21AA1st2015 Kung Fu Cup Season 1Jin Air Green WingsJin Air Green Wings4 : 1$6,452.64
2014-11-25BA2ndPughCraft Invitational #2Jin Air Green WingsJin Air Green Wings0 : 4$1,200
2013-05-15AK1 - 12th2013 WCS Season 1 Korea GSL: Challenger LeagueSouLSouL2 : 1$892
Complete list of results in any tournament

Championships[edit]

MLG MLG Pro Circuit Champion
2013 MLG Spring Championship
Preceded By:
South Korea  Polt
2014 MLG Anaheim
22 June 2014 – Present
South Korea  Trap

Succeeded By:
None/TBD

Gallery[edit]

Interviews[edit]

Matches & VODs[edit]

First Person View Match VODS[edit]

Statistics[edit]

Matchup Statistics

 vs Protossvs Terranvs Zergvs RandomTotal
RecordWin%RecordWin%RecordWin%RecordWin%RecordWin%
as Protoss728 - 45261.7 %896 - 56261.5 %771 - 58756.8 %21 - 195.5 %2416 - 160260.1 %
as Random0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-23 - 2547.9 %23 - 2547.9 %

Earnings Statistics

1v1 Medal Statistics

TierTotal
A1Premier78823
A2Major3126
A3Minor423546123
Total524456152

References[edit]

  1. KeSPA seeds for GSL S4 Announced
  2. digmouse (23 July 2014). "Mvp, Trap and Squirtle leave IM". TL.net. Retrieved 23 July 2014.
  3. egernya (17 September 2014). "Trap joins Jin Air.". TL.net. Retrieved 17 September 2014.
  4. TheOneAboveU (2020-08-17). "Weekly MVP Award: JAGW.Trap". TL.net. Retrieved 2020-08-17.