Taipei mayor on international video game competitions: ‘kill’ Korea

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2015/10/11
By: Ku Chuan and S.C.Chang

Taipei, Oct. 11 (CNA) Taipei City Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) said Sunday the 201510110024t0001most exciting thing about watching an international video game competition is when Taiwanese teams beat other countries’, and “whatever needs to be done to finish off Korea, I’d be more than happy to do.”

Ko made his remarks while addressing a gathering of some 500 people, mostly youngsters, who were enjoying a live broadcast from Paris of competitions between Taiwanese and other teams in the 2015 World Championship of League of Legends (LoL) hosted by Riot Games of the United States.

Sporting a Teemo hat, the mayor made an unexpected appearance at Taipei City Youth Development Office where the crowd was cheering for Taiwan’s ahq that was battling C9 of North America. The Taiwanese team was ahead all the way, beating C9 and thus one step closer to a top eight spot.     [FULL  STORY]

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