Kim ‘Soulkey’ Min Chul, formerly known as ”Neo.G_Soulkey”, is a StarCraft II professioanl from South Korea, and is currently a member of SK Telecom T1. Soulkey played his first official StarCraft II match during the Hybrid 2011-2012 Proleague Season 2.
Soulkey earned some Brood War fame in 2010 as he achieved an impressive win streak in the KeSPA Dream League ’09–’10, with a total record of 13–4. He also all-killed STX SouL in the ’09-’10 Shinhan Proleague Winners League Play-Off match.
At MLG Anaheim 2012, Soulkey participated in the KeSPA Exhibition Tournament and took 3rd/4th, losing to Flash, who ended up winning the exhibition against Bisu in the Finals. This was the first chance for many players outside of Korea to be introduced to this phenomenal Zerg player.
In 2013, Soulkey racked up an astonishing amount of tournament placings and prize money. He accumulated over $100,000 in prize earnings for winning WCS Korea Season 1, WCG 2013, and placing in numerous other events like WCS Season 1 Finals, WCS Korea Season 3 Premier League, and WCS Season 3 Finals.
Soulkey was ranked #1 in WCS points before the 2013 WCS Global Finals at BlizzCon and defeated NaNiwa there before losing to Bomber.