Zifeng ‘hellokitty’ Wang qualified for the Blizzard WCS USA Nationals. He defeated numerous well-known opponents such as HasHe, YaTa, and Fitzyhere to advance to the championship round of the third Beyond Gaming qualifier. In the Championship round, he defeated Sasquatch 4-2, claiming his spot in the nationals event.
At the WCS USA National Finals, hellokitty fought through many accomplished StarCraft II players, including a 2-0 victory over Gatored and ruFF but lost to Insur and was knocked down to the Losers Bracket. hellokitty went on to crush through Pokebunny 2-0, Goswser 2-1, Hawk 2-0, and was finally knocked out by the runner-up, daisuki. hellokitty finished in 5th place.