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Sixteen year old StarCraft II player earns $10,000 at IEM NY at Comic Con

Lee "Life" Seung Hyun, a StarCraft II player from South Korea, wins IEM NY and earns himself $10,000.

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adorie985d ago (Edited 985d ago )

Did anyone think someone from the U.S could win this? These S.K males always practice against eachother, everyone else not doing the same lightning fast movements, are just fodder.

The Matrix985d ago (Edited 985d ago )

Life is one of the hardest working people on the planet. Completely dedicating to his craft, he spends, like most Korean SC players, 10-12 hours of practicing and reviewing and honing his skill. Much more time than athletes and most entrepreneurs. $10 000 isn't that much for a grand prize considering traveling expenses, etc.

MrCrimson985d ago

His team picks up his travel expenses.

SKUD985d ago

Bring on the SC SK groupie babes.

wtopez985d ago

Well I bet he still lives with his parents! When I was 16 I was married with 5 kids to feed!

Wni0985d ago

More impressive is how a non Korean "foreigner" made it to the final. Naniwa ftw.