publication date: Monday, August 6, 2012 (part of Summer 2012)
clue: This Chinese player has announced her professional retirement after being disqualified for playing badminton the way some people play Pirate Paradise.
explanation: Yu was disqualified at the 2012 Olympics for playing badly on purpose in an early match in order to gain easier opponents in later seeding, a tactic familiar to players in other games on Funeratic. more…
solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Justin Woods, Richard Slominsky, Matthew Preston, Joanna Woods, Denise Sawicki, Mike Rothstein, Erik Bates, Steve Dunn, Mike Eberhart, Aaron Shurtleff, Tony Peters, and Elaine Beckland