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GAMING: Sixteen-year-old Asian American becomes Korea’s national champion

GAMING: Sixteen-year-old Asian American becomes Korea’s national champion

http://nwasianweekly.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/30_36/alex.JPGBy Alex Tien
SYLP student

Editor’s note: Alex Tien chose to write a fictionalized news story based on some true facts for his SYLP essay.

Sixteen-year-old Chinese American Bob Chang attended the Global Starcraft League (GSL) in Korea and won the GSL Code S, which shocked the whole Starcraft (video game) community.

During the final round, Chang was behind and came back with a wonderful victory. “An unknown player who came out of nowhere and dominated top players is a miracle,” said Min-Chul Kim, a top coach for Starcraft.

There are three races in the game: Terran, Protoss, and Zerg.

Each race has different and unique abilities and technologies.

Bob Chang, playing the weakest race, the Zerg, dominated the GSL.

Bob stated, “I only wanted to show the world that the youngest players can become a top professional and show entertaining games.” Read the full story

Posted in Education, Vol 30 No 36 | 9/3-9/9Comments (0)

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