Zeal (American player)

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Player Information
Valentin Monfort-Schaeffer
Alternate IDs:
Zeal, AiuR, Ruin
Total Earnings:
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2013-12-01 - 2014-08-12
2015-04-21 - 2015-08-19

Valentin "Zeal" Monfort-Schaeffer is a grandmaster Protoss player on the North American ladder who is currently teamless.


Zeal was originally called Ruin. When Heart of the Swarm came out, he changed his name to AiuR. After noticing that HuK was streaming on an account also called Aiur, he changed his ID to Zeal as of November 22, 2014. Zeal has regularly achieved Grandmaster on the NA server.[Citation needed] He regularly competes in local LANs.[Citation needed]

Heart of the Swarm[edit]

AiuR achieved top 50 GM on the NA server during 2013 Season 4, and subsequently top 16 GM during Season 5.[Citation needed]

On April 20, 2013, AiuR attempted to qualify for 2013 WCS Season 1 America Premier. He lost 0-2 to Jaedong in the winners bracket, but secured a day 2 position after defeating Mystery 2-1 and Paradise 2-1. Unfortunately, AiuR was eliminated the next day by a 0-2 loss to Neeb.

On June 20, 2014, AiuR played in the 2014 MLG Anaheim 2014 Open Bracket. AiuR lost to RagnaroK 1-2 in the winners bracket. AiuR then lost to Reborn 2-0 after eliminating Select from the tournament 2-0.


In A1Premier tournaments
2015-04-27 32 - 62nd2015 WCS Season 2/Challenger0 : 3 Hydra$2,000
In A3Minor and A5Monthly tournaments
2016-08-201stClash of the Clanless2016-08-204 : 1 TheoRy$34.59
2015-08-282ndASL Season 5 Challenger League2 : 4 Arthur$100
Complete Results in any Tournament