Today we are pleased to announce the creation of a new Professional Starcraft II team: Type II
The team is based in Germany and has a training house based in Nordrhein Westfalen which is strategically located to allow easy access to TakeTV House, ESL, German based IEM events and LANs around Europe.
For the first time, a team is hosting two Korean players in Germany which provides strong practice partnership with the aim of bringing Korean style Starcraft competitive atmosphere to the European and US market with Streams and tournaments endeavor running daily during daytime in both continents.
Our team currently has six members, 4 players and 2 managers:
TypeSuN / Protoss / Team Captain
TypeSuN, our team captain is a strong Protoss player from Austria.
TypeSuN is the man who greatly helped us making Type II a reality, his impressive communication and gaming skills made it natural for us to choose him as our team Captain.
He is living in his house in Austria and regularly visit our team house in Germany.
You can follow TypeSuN on:
TypeReaL / Protoss
TypeReaL is our Protoss player from Korea, his unique Style has brought him into many tournament finals. Please join us in wishing him good luck in his future tournaments!
You can follow TypeReaL on:
TypePhoeNix / Zerg
TypePhoeNix is one of our Zerg player from Korea, his unique style has yet to create some more amazing games, be sure to follow his tournament and practice streams!
You can follow TypePhoeNix on:
TypeDBS / Terran
TypeDBS is our Terran player from Germany, while living in the team house, while practicing as hard as our Korean players, he promises us to show great games with his strong evolving play style.
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Take, Dennis Gehlen from TakeTV is our team manager. With his strong knowledge of eSports and his experience in training as a pro gamer, he is making sure that the team has a good schedule, strong training partners and participates in regular tournaments.
You can follow TypeTake / Take on:
Lex is the owner of the team, he is the businessman who created Type II. Lex wishes to see eSports and its awareness grow around the world. Lex ensures sustainability of the team and handles the business aspects of the organization.
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Our training house is already hosting TypeReal, TypeDBS and TypePhoeNix. The goal of the team house is to provide the best possible practice environment with strong connections to various teams around us and daily schedule including gym, ladder, special practice partners and talks about the game and how to improve their skills.
The players are streaming daily on our own3D channel http://www.own3D.tv/TypeIISC so feel free to tune in to see what they are up to and follow their practice.
The players have been around the team house since August and we have already enjoyed great matches with practice partners.
We would like to give a special thank you to the following teams and players who have already officially agreed to practice with the Type II team:
Team Dignitas - http://www.team-dignitas.net
Alternate - http://www.team-alternate.de
Mouse Sports - http://www.mousesports.com
aAa - http://www.aaa.eu
Grubby - http://followgrubby.com
TypeTake is coordinating the practice schedule from which we already see more and more great games thanks to strong European teams training together.
We strongly believe in working together to grow eSports and are very happy about the good responses we received with the creation of Type II.
Our main sponsor is www.cheaphotels.jp
Cheaphotels Japan strongly believe in the global phenomena that is eSports and has decided to help Type II in providing a strong training environment for top player so that viewers around the world can enjoy even great games and exciting tournaments.
We would like to give them a special thank you as none of this would have been possible without their help.
Be sure to book your hotels via www.cheaphotels.jp when you visit Japan!
Our first partner is TakeTV, we are very pleased to have them on board as we've always loved the work they do for eSports and were amazed at the production quality they always deliver.
As the first outcome of our partnership, the Type II members who live in the team house will attend the EU Go4SC2 cups onsite every Sunday from TakeTV house, the tournament is streamed live on TakeTV website www.taketv.net. You can tune in every Sunday from 14:00 CEST.
We would like to thank the following persons who are strong supporters of Type II:
MrBitter - Thank you for living in our team house in the early stages and helping us setup everything, looking forward to seeing you around at the team house and some more great shows.
You can follow MrBitter on Twitter at http://twitter.com/MrBitterSC and Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/MrBitterSC
TypeSuN - SuN, you have been amazing in facilitating the communication with our Korean players, we are very happy to have you as our captain!
Our Families for their support and understanding, we will do our best to make you proud!
And naturally, all the fans who make it possible for eSports to be what it is today. You are the ones
Social medias and links
Feel free to subscribe to our various Social Medias and communication channels, we will be posting regular replays, VODs, news and events on all of those as well as TeamLiquid.
Please join us in wishing the team great success and provide great entertainment to all Professional Starcraft II gaming fans.
We're more than happy to get your feedback so don't hesitate to let us know your comments.
Type II fighting!