Kim Ga Young

Kim Ga Young is a Terran player from South Korea, currently playing for StarTale. She is best known for her participation in the female-only tournament Zowie Divina.

Aphrodite became initially known as a guest streamer on RainBOw’s stream. Her first appearance in a notable event occurred in November 2011, when she competed in Zowie Divina, a female-only invitational tournament held in China with a $10,000 prize pool. She attended this event with her team mate RainBOw and StarTale's coach.

Despite losing her two first matches in the group stage, she eventually made it to the playoffs after tie-breakers against SsQ and DaSakura, and faced ColaGirl in the semifinals. Though considered the underdog, she eventually won 2-1 and proceeded to the finals against flo. She flawlessly defeated her, therefore earning the $5,000 winner prize.

She joined the team StarTale on November 13, 2011, hence becoming the second female to join a South Korean pro-gaming team.

In January 2012, Aphrodite unsuccessfully attempted to qualify for 2012 GSL Season 1 Code A, citing her nervousness as the reason why she wasn’t able to play at her best. A few days later, she competed in a female-only online tournament, the NESL Iron Lady Champion Cup #6, which she eventually won. Aphrodite participated in the WCS Korea Preliminaries. She was eliminated by Stork in the second round.

Team Achievement

2015

StarCraft II

  • 1st 2015 MSI WSL season 3
  • 5-8th IeSF 2015 World Championship starcraft 2

2014

StarCraft II

  • 1st 2014 MSI WSL
  • 2nd 2014 MSI WSL season 2

2013

StarCraft II

  • 1st africa 2013 afreecatv Star League Women

2012

StarCraft II

  • 1st 2012 Iron Lady Champion Cup
  • 2nd 2012 Iron Lady Leetgion Tournament
  • 1st IeSF 2012 World Championship starcraft 2 women

StarCraft II

  • 1st Zowie Divina Asian Championship

2011

StarCraft II

  • 1st 2011 Zowie Divina

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