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Jinro retires

By Robert 'InzTTP' Wylie
Aug 7, 2012 11:30


ImageThe long time Team Liquid member, Jonathan 'Jinro' Walsh has decided to hang up his mouse and keyboard after a long gaming career.

The Swedish Terran player has inspired a lot of people all over the world. Jonathan 'Jinro' Walsh was a pillar of the early StarCraft II scene with his impressive run in the GSL. He was one of the first players who stood up to the Koreans and showed what dedication and hard work can do.

Although getting off to a rough start out in Korea. He worked hard to become a better player, practising for hours on end in the oGs-TL house. His hard work paid off in late 2010 where he took first place at MLG Dallas. This confidence boost was the vital component in his GSL run. Jinro was the first foreign StarCraft player to reach further than the round of 16. He is also the only foreigner to have reached the Semi-Finals of the GSL twice in a row.

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It's a sad day to say goodbye to a player who many considered their idol. But we wish him the best in whatever he sets his eyes on next.

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