Dmitry “Happy” Kostin is a Terran player from Russia who is currently without a team.
‘Happy’ was the best WarCraft III player to come out of Russia, playing the Undead race, and was a member of several prestigious teams during his WarCraft III career. His most notable achievements include reaching the third place of BlizzCon 2007 and World Cyber Games 2008, and reaching the fourth place of World Cyber Games 2009 and of Electronic Sports World Cup 2010.
From July 21 to July 22, 2012, Happy participated in the World Championship Series 2012 Russia Nationals and went far in the Winners Bracket as he took out Strange, Turuk, Roll, and then TitaN to make it straight into the finals. He lost in the finals to TitaN by a score of 1-2, 0-2, and had to settle for 2nd place.
Later in his career Happy participated in 5 European qualifier before he could make it to 2015 WCS Season 1 Challenger. He lost to Verdi in qual-1, to Starbuck in the final match of qual-2, to NaNiwa in the final match of qual-3, to MaNa in the final match in qual-4 and finally made it in qual-5 over Theo, Strelok, Adonminus, and Boombox in the finals.
In order to participate in Premier League – Happy had to play a best of 5 series against Majestic wining 3-2. Happy made his 7th in a row appearance in WCS Premier League showing himself as a very stable player.
Biography used with permission from Liquipedia. Photo taken by Carl Oscar Aaro.