Boxer (Lim Yo-hwan)

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Boxer
Boxer SC2.jpg
Background Information
NameLim Yo-hwan (임요환)
Country of Birth
South Korea
BirthdaySeptember 4, 1980 (age 40)
Residency
KR
Korea
Competitive
TeamT1logo std.pngT1
Role
Streamer
Competitive IDsSlayerS_`BoxeR`
Social Media & Links
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Lim "Boxer" Yo-hwan (Hangul: 임요환) is a League of Legends esports personality, currently streamer & content creator for T1.

There is a disambiguation page associated with the name Boxer. Two other players share this ID.

Team History

Combine Role Swaps:No|Yes
Dates:Approx|Exact
TeamStartEnd
KR
SK Telecom T1logo std.pngSK Telecom T1
Nov 20192019-11-18[2]Dec 20192019-12-08[1]20d
ejel
KR
T1logo std.pngT1
Dec 20192019-12-08[3]Present1yr 4mo
ej
TeamStartEnd
KR
SK Telecom T1logo std.pngSK Telecom T1
Nov 20192019-11-18[2]Dec 20192019-12-08[1]20d
ejel
KR
T1logo std.pngT1
Dec 20192019-12-08[3]Present1yr 4mo
ej

News

2019

KR
SK Telecom T1logo std.pngSKTNovember 18, Boxer (Streamer & Content Creator) joins.[2]
KR
SK Telecom T1logo std.pngSKTDecember 8,
Canna,
Cuzz,
Faker,
Teddy,
Effort,
Roach,
Ellim,
Gori,
Gumayushi,
Kuri,
Burdol,
Closer, Kim (Head Coach), Comet (Coach), Boxer (Streamer & Content Creator), and Sayho (Academy Coach) leave.[1]
KR
T1logo std.pngT1December 8,
Canna,
Cuzz,
Faker,
Teddy,
Effort, Kim (Head Coach), Comet (Coach), and Boxer (Streamer & Content Creator) join.

Roach,
Ellim,
Gori,
Gumayushi, and
Kuri join.
[3]

Biography[edit]

BoxeR (also known as SlayerS_`BoxeR`) is a legendary StarCraft pro gamer who is also considered an E-Sports pioneer, having been known as the best Brood War player in the world in the early 2000s while winning two OSLs and two WCG gold medals. He founded SK Telecom T1 in 2002 as Brood War team Orion before their title sponsorship 2 years later, then went on to also compete in StarCraft II. He is currently a content creator for the organization, a pro poker player and a Korean variety television personality.

Trivia[edit]

  • Nicknamed "The Emperor of Terran" for his skill with the race.
  • Earned over $100,000 in prize money during his Brood War career alone.
  • His best StarCraft II result was a semifinal appearance in GSL Open Season 2 in 2010.
  • Authored a 2004 autobiography, Crazy as Me.[4]
  • Is married to Korean actress Kim Ga-yeon (Jessica), who managed his StarCraft II team, SlayerS. The two married in 2011 secretly and welcomed a daughter nicknamed "Marine" in 2016.
  • Played Brood War for Air Force ACE while in the Korean Air Force during his mandatory military service from 2006 to 2008 after the team was created to allow pro gamers like him to compete during their service.
  • Played
    Sona
    in a showmatch against StarCraft rival and Xenics Storm coach YellOw, who played
    Blitzcrank
    .[5]
  • His SKT StarCraft teammates included Afreeca Freecs League coach iloveoov.

Tournament Results[edit]

This table shows up to the 10 most recent results. For complete results, click here.

Minimum place

Boxer (Lim Yo-hwan) Tournament Results
DatePlEventLast ResultRoster

Media[edit]

Images[edit]

Redirects

The following pages redirect here:

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References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 GCD Archive Pages: before change - KR - 2019-12-07; after change - KR - 2019-12-08
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 SK Telecom T1's Tweet (Korean) twitter.com
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 GCD Archive Pages: before change - KR - 2019-12-07; after change - KR - 2019-12-08
  4. English translation.
  5. Lim Jin Rok – League of Legends Edition CJ O Shopping on YouTube

Links[edit]