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Dictionary Definition

grubby adj : thickly covered with ingrained dirt or soot; "a miner's begrimed face"; "dingy linen"; "grimy hands"; "grubby little fingers"; "a grungy kitchen" [syn: begrimed, dingy, grimy, grungy, raunchy] n : small sculpin of the coast of New England [syn: Myxocephalus aenaeus] [also: grubbiest, grubbier]

User Contributed Dictionary

English

Pronunciation

  • /grʌbɪ/
  • Rhymes with: -ʌbi

Adjective

  1. Dirty, unwashed, unclean.
  2. Having grubs in it.

Translations

dirty
  • Dutch: groezelig, smerig, vuil
having grubs in it
  • Dutch: wormstekig

Extensive Definition

Manuel "Grubby" Schenkhuizen (May 11 1986–), is a Dutch professional player of the real-time strategy game Warcraft III (his primary race is "Orc"); he is currently signed to the electronic sports team MeetYourMakers (MYM). He was rated the #1 top Warcraft III player in the World by SK Gaming and WCReplays.com on February 2006, going up from the second place first spot held by Grubby's rival Jang "Moon" Jae Ho.
Grubby is primarily a solo competitor, but is well known for being one of the best 2v2 team players in the world. In the past, he has formed strong teams with former 4Kings members such as Myth, Yoan "ToD" Merlo, and Olav "Creolophus" Undheim, achieving great success in clanwars and team competitions such as WC3L. Currently Grubby Is playing 2vs2 with Jang "Moon" Jaeho and have 100% winning rate to date.
Showing consistent strong tournament finishes since 2004, together with Moon he is the only player in WarCraft 3 history to have at least one major tournament every year since 2004. To be more precise: he won the World Cyber Games in 2004, the Electronic Sports World Cup in 2005 and the World Series of Video Games in 2006.
His total prize money earnings exceed $160,000 USD. Additional incomes over the years have come from various sources such as a salary received from professional gaming team Meet Your Makers and offering Warcraft 3 lessons.
In the web Mockumentary, Pure Pwnage, the main character Jeremy receives a phone call from "Grubby", a reference to Manuel. Jeremy notes on his inability to beat "Gosu Night elf players".
As of January 22, 2008 Grubby's previous clan 4Kings has disbanded, and on this date Grubby was called to another team. The team MYM which contains Moon and Lucifer and other top players now acquired yet another powerhouse, making the team seemingly indestructible.

Notable accomplishments

1on1

  • 2007 1st Extreme Masters Winter (prize: $3 000) (Korea)
  • 2007 3rd MBCGame World War Grand Prix (prize: $4 380) (Korea)
  • 2007 5th ProGamer League I (China)
  • 2007 3rd Electronic Sports World Cup (prize: $3 000) (France)
  • 2007 3rd Battle.net Season V European qualifier (prize: $500) (Germany)
  • 2007 4th World Series of Video Games, Wuhan (prize: $1 000) (China)
  • 2007 3rd Samsung European Championship (prize: $1 000) (Germany)
  • 2007 5nd-8th Extreme Masters (prize: $1 800) Germany)
  • 2007 2nd MBCGame World War Season I (prize: $8 000) (South-Korea)
  • 2007 3rd Battle.net Season IV Finals (prize: $2 000) (Germany)
  • 2006 1st World Series of Video Games Finals (prize: $20 000) (USA)
  • 2006 2nd Superfight#2 Match 1 (prize: $1 500) (South-Korea)
  • 2006 1st MBCGame Warcraft 3 World War #1 (prize: $5 000) (South-Korea)
  • 2006 5th-8th World Cyber Games (prize :$1 250) (Italy)
  • 2006 1st World Series of Video Games, London (prize: $5 000) (United Kingdom)
  • 2006 3rd KODE5 Global Finals (prize: $1 000) (China)
  • 2006 2nd ClanBase EuroCup XII (prize: $1 000) (Denmark)
  • 2006 1st World E-Sports Festival (prize: $6 000 + PC package) (China)
  • 2006 5th-8th Electronic Sports World Cup (prize: $2 000) (France)
  • 2006 1st V-Sports All-Stars (prize: CPU + Graphic Card (7900GTX))(USA)
  • 2006 2nd World e-Sports Games Masters 2006 (prize: $7 000) (China)
  • 2006 1st Samsung European Championship (prize: $5 120) (Germany)
  • 2006 2nd Blizzard Worldwide Invitiational (prize: $10 000) (South-Korea)
  • 2005 3rd World Cyber Games (prize: $7 500) (Singapore)
  • 2005 1st BlizzCon (prize: $10 000) (USA)
  • 2005 1st Revellcell Masters (prize: $2 000) (Germany)
  • 2005 1st Digital Life Gaming Tournament (prize: $10 000) (USA)
  • 2005 1st Cyberathlete Professional League: Istanbul (prize: $1 600) (Turkey)
  • 2005 1st Electronic Sports World Cup (prize: $13 000) (France)
  • 2005 1st Samsung European Championship (prize: $12 800) (Germany)
  • 2004 1st World Cyber Games (prize: $25 000) (USA)
  • 2004 1st The Cyber X Games tournament (prize: $10 000, never paid) (USA)

Team competitions

  • 2007 2nd Stars War IV (China)
  • 2007 2nd Warcraft 3 Champions League XI (Germany) (as a member of team 4K)
  • 2007 3rd NGL One 2006-2007 (Germany) (as a member of team 4K)
  • 2007 1st Warcraft 3 Champions League X (Germany) (as a member of team 4K)
  • 2006 3rd NGL One 2006 (Germany) (as a member of team 4K)
  • 2006 2nd Stars War III (China) (as a member of team Europe)
  • 2006 2nd Warcraft 3 Champions League IX (Germany) (as a member of team 4K)
  • 2006 3rd Trans-Atlantic Showdown (prize: $2 250) (USA) (with Yoan "ToD" Merlo)
  • 2006 3rd Stars War II (China) (as a member of team Europe)
  • 2005 1st Warcraft 3 Champions League VIII (Germany) (as a member of team 4K)
  • 2005 1st Warcraft 3 Champions League VII (Germany) (as a member of team 4K)
  • 2004 2nd Warcraft 3 Champions League V (Germany) (as a member of team 4K)
  • 2004 1st Warcraft 3 Champions League IV (France) (as a member of team 4K)
  • 2003 3rd World Cyber Games Nations (prize: $4 000) (South-Korea) (with Arvid "Myth" Fekken)

Awards

  • (Gosugamers) Gosu Gamer of the Year 2006
  • (eSports Award) eSports Player of the Year 2006
  • (eSports Award) eSports WC3 Player of the Year 2006
  • (eSports Award) eSports WC3 Player of the Year 2005
  • (Electronic Sports League) WC3L Season X MVP
  • (Electronic Sports League) WC3L Season IX MVP
  • (Electronic Sports League) WC3L Season VIII MVP
  • (Electronic Sports League) WC3L Season VII MVP
Other
  • 1st in 8 inCups and 2 inCup finals (prize: $2 600)
grubby in German: Manuel Schenkhuizen
grubby in Dutch: Manuel Schenkhuizen

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