On a related note, to see the staggering tournament winnings from the top SC2 players, have a look here – http://sc2earnings.com/. Keep in mind these figures exclude endorsement deals.
“In middle school, he started playing “StarCraft” all the time — 20 hours a day on some occasions. He didn’t eat or sleep. At first, Park tried to bring her son through this weird phase. She brought him snacks while he played, hoping to keep him healthy. But eventually she’d had enough … So she cut electricity to most of the apartment.”