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Yeon-sung "iloveoov" Choi
Legendary StarCraft pro-player / Head Coach, Afreeca Freecs
As one of the former legendary StarCraft players, Yeon-sung Choi is building his career as a legendary coach as well. There is no guarantee that the best player will become the best coach, but Choi’s proficiency as a coach proves that having experience as a player is a definite plus.

He was the former StarCraft SKT T1 coach, and is now the coach of League of Legends’ Afreeca Freecs, a team that has been doing remarkably well. Experience first-hand story of this charismatic coach.
- Head Coach Yeon-sung Choi at AFS: “The most important thing is how willing you are.” - [Interview] Yeon-sung Choi's challenge - from Starcraft No.1 to LoL No.1
  • Place
    Crystal Cove Auditorium
    14:30 ~ 16:00

    More Than Culture: How Korea Is Fostering the Next Generation of Fakers

    Anyone and everyone knows that Korea is leading the forefront of the Esports Market: they have been for 20 years. However, can they truly explain why? Instead of just accepting that “Koreans are better at Esports” this panel serves to explain the specific and exact techniques that coaches in Korea use to turn young gamers into international champions.

    Learn from four indisputability successful Esports coaches that have managed players and teams in the most competitive environments imaginable. They’ve felt the pressure, lived through defeats, celebrated victories and now they have come to the US to share techniques Korea is currently using to create the next generation of Fakers

    Crystal Cove Auditorium
    14:30 ~ 16:00
    • Byeong-hun "cCarter" Choi
    • Sang-yong Han
    • Yeon-sung "iloveoov" Choi
    • Yun-sang Choi
    • Susie Kim