Grubby - Manuel Schenkhuizen

Manuel "Grubby" Schenkhuizen - StarCraft II Player


Name:
Manuel Schenkhuizen
Date of Birth:
May 11, 1986
Age:
30
Netherlands
Netherlands
World Ranking:
#127
Country Ranking:
#1

Total Prize Money Earned:
$338,899.28 From 149 Tournaments
Alternate IDs:
4k.Grubby, Abuseyoudna, EG.Grubby, Grubby, MYM]Grubby, [Grubby] Grubby

Biography

Manuel "Grubby" Schenkhuizen is a Dutch player who plays Protoss in StarCraft II, and Orc in WarCraft III.

In WarCraft III, Grubby has won more than 38 LAN tournaments, six of which are World Championship titles. He has been consistently ranked in the Top 10 WarCraft III players in terms of winnings each year since 2004. He was rated the #1 top WarCraft III player in the World by SK Gaming and WCReplays.com on February 2006 to dethrone his rival Jang "Moon" Jae Ho, going up from the second place position he received when the ranking was first conceived 3 months earlier. Grubby mainly played solo, but when playing 2v2 on Four Kings, he often played with his teammate Yoan "ToD" Merlo. Though after the recruitment of Olav "Creolophus" Undheim, he and Grubby form Four Kings' primary 2v2 team. Creolophus, however, decided to retire to continue his studies, so Grubby has teamed up with his long time teammate, Sebastian "FuRy" Pesic. Showing consistent strong tournament finishes since 2004, together with Moon he is the only player in WarCraft III history to have at least one major tournament every year since 2004.

Rather than joining another team in SC2, Grubby decided to go for solo sponsorship. SteelSeries supported him throughout 2011, but the sponsorship was dropped due to insufficient tournament results and overall exposure. He announced Twitch.TV as his new sponsor in early 2012.

After the award ceremony of Blizzcon 2009 where he took 2nd place, Grubby proposed to his girlfriend and former Ms. Singapore Universe 2004 contestant, Cassandra "PpG" Ng on-stage. He is also featured in the documentary film "Beyond The Game" along with other WarCraft III pro-gamers.

Grubby had put his playing career on hold, but did not officially retire. He began casting StarCraft II events, but also dove into casting Heroes of the Storm.

In the web mockumentary, Pure Pwnage, the main character Jeremy receives a phone call from "Grubby". Jeremy notes on his inability to beat "Gosu Night elf players".



Earnings By Year

Total ResultsOnline ResultsOffline/LAN Results
2014$9,590.9392.83%|$1,090.9350.32%|$8,500.0042.51%
2013$23,620.34146.97%|$4,220.3441.25%|$19,400.00105.72%
2012$16,965.91205.01%|$2,489.4160.73%|$14,476.50144.27%
2011$10,331.13133.05%|$3,636.6791.07%|$6,694.4641.98%
2010$25,867.90147.63%|$936.3170.28%|$24,931.5977.36%
2009$40,950.531012.08%|$4,968.1231.47%|$35,982.41710.62%
2008$51,610.112015.23%|$7,332.05102.16%|$44,278.061013.07%
2007$37,434.331611.05%|$144.2410.04%|$37,290.091511.00%
2006$49,554.371214.62%|$253.9010.07%|$49,300.471114.55%
2005$42,123.03812.43%|$0.0000.00%|$42,123.03812.43%
2004$29,374.58108.67%|$1,962.5780.58%|$27,412.0128.09%
2003$1,476.1230.44%|$476.1220.14%|$1,000.0010.30%

Earnings By Age

Total ResultsOnline ResultsOffline/LAN Results
28 Years Old$6,182.3271.82%|$682.3240.20%|$5,500.0031.62%
27 Years Old$20,803.95106.14%|$1,753.9520.52%|$19,050.0085.62%
26 Years Old$18,180.95165.36%|$3,575.0041.05%|$14,605.95124.31%
25 Years Old$12,823.28203.78%|$5,227.73131.54%|$7,595.5572.24%
24 Years Old$24,113.60147.12%|$862.5560.25%|$23,251.0586.86%
23 Years Old$41,525.411012.25%|$5,105.3841.51%|$36,420.03610.75%
22 Years Old$48,072.691614.18%|$6,732.2561.99%|$41,340.441012.20%
21 Years Old$27,379.23168.08%|$878.8960.26%|$26,500.34107.82%
20 Years Old$53,719.121615.85%|$253.9010.07%|$53,465.221515.78%
19 Years Old$48,512.801014.31%|$0.0000.00%|$48,512.801014.31%
18 Years Old$35,909.811010.60%|$1,762.5770.52%|$34,147.24310.08%
17 Years Old$1,676.1240.49%|$676.1230.20%|$1,000.0010.30%

Earnings By Game

Total ResultsOnline ResultsOffline/LAN Results
Hearthstone: Heroes of WarCraft$1,345.3410.40%|$1,345.3410.40%|$0.0000.00%
StarCraft II$58,205.735317.17%|$9,893.66222.92%|$48,312.073114.26%
WarCraft III$279,348.219582.43%|$16,271.66334.80%|$263,076.556277.63%

Earnings By Team

Total ResultsOnline ResultsOffline/LAN Results
4Kings$160,403.975247.33%|$3,278.37150.97%|$157,125.603746.36%
Evil Geniuses$64,078.442318.91%|$5,967.93101.76%|$58,110.511317.15%
Meet Your Makers$54,865.802016.19%|$7,025.3682.07%|$47,840.441214.12%
<independent>$59,551.075417.57%|$11,239.00233.32%|$48,312.073114.26%

Highest Prize Money Won

Top Placements

Champion
Runner-up
3rd/Semis
32 Tournaments
20 Tournaments
28 Tournaments


Other Statistics

Overall Ranking

At this time, Grubby is ranked #127 in highest overall earnings, and #1 in highest earnings for players from Netherlands.


Prize Money Earned Under 18 Years of Age

Before Grubby turned 18 years old, he earned $1,676.12 in cash prizes from 4 tournaments. 0.49% of his total prize money was earned before May 11, 2004.


Largest Prize from a Single Tournament

Out of the 149 tournaments where Grubby received a cash prize, the largest was $25,000.00 from WCG 2004 (WarCraft III) on October 10, 2004. His 1st place finish makes up 7.38% of his total prize money won.


$100,000 Milestone

On October 8, 2006, Grubby reached $100,000 in total prize money won with a $5,000.00 cash prize from his 1st place finish at WSVG London 2006 (WarCraft III). Prize money from 32 tournaments got him to that point.


Notable Contributor

Grubby has contributed to the competitive scene of the following games outside of competing in tournaments.

Heroes of the StormAnalyst, Commentator
StarCraft IIAnalyst, Commentator


References


1.http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Manuel_Schenkhuizen
Manuel Schenkhuizen - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Last Checked 2014-11-12 5:00:05 AM
2.http://followgrubby.blogspot.ca/2009/03/grubbys-accomplishments.html
Follow Grubby on his Pro-Gaming Adventures: Grubby's Accomplishments
Last Checked 2014-10-02 10:02:34 PM
3.http://followgrubby.com/
FollowGrubby
Last Checked 2014-11-17 12:00:16 PM
4.http://wiki.teamliquid.net/starcraft2/Grubby
Grubby - Liquipedia - The StarCraft II Encyclopedia
Last Checked 2015-01-26 7:00:26 AM
5.http://www.esreality.com/post/1500016/n-a/
ESR - (Archive) Grubby joins MYM
Last Checked 2015-03-04 2:48:06 AM
6.http://www.fnatic.com/content/5041
FNATIC.com: Grubby joins MYM
Last Checked 2015-03-04 2:47:27 AM
7.http://www.fnatic.com/content/5907
FNATIC.com: MYM.wc3 is now complete
Last Checked 2015-10-20 5:33:10 PM
8.http://www.sk-gaming.com/content/21853-MYM_drop_entire_Warcraft_3_and_Starcraft_...
MYM drop entire Warcraft 3 and Starcraft rosters | SK Gaming
Last Checked 2015-03-04 2:43:27 AM
9.http://www.sk-gaming.com/player/90-Grubby
Esport Index Warcraft III player: Manuel 'Grubby' Schenkhuizen | SK Gaming
Last Checked 2014-10-20 2:00:17 PM
10.http://www.teamliquid.net/tlpd/sc2-international/players/2159
TLPD - SC2 International - Player Information - Grubby
Last Checked 2015-03-20 3:00:16 AM
11.https://web.archive.org/web/20030919021359/http://www.four-kings.com/members.php
4Kings, gaming royalty
Last Checked 2015-03-04 5:53:37 PM