[BBC] The real scars of Korean gaming

June 8, 2015

 

Choi "PoLt" Seong-hun walks off stage after an e-sports championship match. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

Choi “PoLt” Seong-hun walks off stage after an e-sports championship match. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

[BBC]

In a quiet room full of the glistening trophies he’s won, Lee Young-ho rolled up the right sleeve on his grey jumper.

A scar, half an inch wide, stretched from just above the elbow and up over his shoulder.

“Our company paid for full medical expenses, so he had an operation,” explained his coach, Kang Doh Kyung.

“[He] is the best player in StarCraft and has won everything in this field and is still going strong.”

Repetitive strain had injured Mr Lee’s muscles, deforming them and making surgery the only option to save his illustrious career.

Holding his arm out so I could have a proper gawp, Mr Lee paused.

“It’s like a badge of honour,” he said.

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