Bonjwa

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Bonjwa is a term used to describe a player who dominates the StarCraft scene for a long period of time. A bonjwa has a very high winning percentage and successive title wins. However, a bonjwa is not defined by his statistics or records. Rather, a general consensus is reached that he is the most dominant progamer of his era.

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[edit] Origin

"Bonjwa" 본좌 in Korean was originally the self-raising first-person pronoun, used to distinguish oneself.

In StarCraft, the name "bonjwa" was first used as a nickname for July, even though he was not "a" bonjwa. As a term to name a particularly dominant player, it was established during the sAviOr era.[1]

[edit] Visual History

Below are graphs of the Glicko-2 ratings (an improvement on Elo) of each bonjwa during their respective careers.[2]

BoxeR

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NaDa

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iloveoov

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sAviOr

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Flash

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[edit] Gallery

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[edit] References

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