Grubby - Manuel Schenkhuizen

Manuel "Grubby" Schenkhuizen - WarCraft III Player

Manuel Schenkhuizen
Date of Birth:
May 11, 1986
World Ranking:
Country Ranking:

Total Prize Money Earned:
$357,761.28 From 153 Tournaments
Alternate IDs:
4k.Grubby, Abuseyoudna, EG.Grubby, Grubby, MYM]Grubby, [Grubby] Grubby


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 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

Earnings By Age

Total ResultsOnline ResultsOffline/LAN Results
30 Years Old$4,362.0011.22%|$0.0000.00%|$4,362.0011.22%
28 Years Old$6,182.3271.73%|$682.3240.19%|$5,500.0031.54%
27 Years Old$20,803.95105.82%|$1,753.9520.49%|$19,050.0085.32%
26 Years Old$18,180.95165.08%|$3,575.0041.00%|$14,605.95124.08%
25 Years Old$12,823.28203.58%|$5,227.73131.46%|$7,595.5572.12%
24 Years Old$24,113.60146.74%|$862.5560.24%|$23,251.0586.50%
23 Years Old$41,525.411011.61%|$5,105.3841.43%|$36,420.03610.18%
22 Years Old$48,072.691613.44%|$6,732.2561.88%|$41,340.441011.56%
21 Years Old$27,879.23177.79%|$878.8960.25%|$27,000.34117.55%
20 Years Old$53,719.121615.02%|$253.9010.07%|$53,465.221514.94%
19 Years Old$52,512.801114.68%|$0.0000.00%|$52,512.801114.68%
18 Years Old$35,909.811010.04%|$1,762.5770.49%|$34,147.2439.54%
17 Years Old$11,676.1253.26%|$676.1230.19%|$11,000.0023.07%

Earnings By Game

Total ResultsOnline ResultsOffline/LAN Results
Hearthstone: Heroes of WarCraft$1,345.3410.38%|$1,345.3410.38%|$0.0000.00%
StarCraft II$58,205.735316.27%|$9,893.66222.77%|$48,312.073113.50%
WarCraft III$298,210.219983.35%|$16,271.66334.55%|$281,938.556678.81%

Earnings By Team

Total ResultsOnline ResultsOffline/LAN Results
Dutch National Team$1,000.0010.28%|$0.0000.00%|$1,000.0010.28%
Evil Geniuses$64,078.442317.91%|$5,967.93101.67%|$58,110.511316.24%
Meet Your Makers$54,865.802015.34%|$7,025.3681.96%|$47,840.441213.37%

Highest Prize Money Won

Top Placements

34 Tournaments
21 Tournaments
29 Tournaments

Other Statistics

Overall Ranking

At this time, Grubby is ranked #191 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 $11,676.12 in cash prizes from 5 tournaments. 3.26% of his total prize money was earned before May 11, 2004.

Largest Prize from a Single Tournament

Out of the 153 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 6.99% of his total prize money won.

$100,000 Milestone

On May 3, 2006, Grubby reached $100,000 in total prize money won with a $7,000.00 cash prize from his 2nd place finish at WEG Masters (WarCraft III). Prize money from 26 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


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