publication date: Monday, August 6, 2012 (part of Summer 2012)

category: Sports

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, LaVonne Lemler, Samir Mehta, Chris Lemler, Justin Woods, Matthew Preston, Richard Slominsky, Joanna Woods, Denise Sawicki, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, Erik Bates, Mike Eberhart, Aaron Shurtleff, Tony Peters, and Elaine Beckland

Carrying the Torch: Do you have Olympic fever? This two-week theme will challenge your knowledge of the 2012 Olympic athletes, first with five from Team USA, and then with five from foreign countries. Solve them all and you'll get even closer to taking home the gold in the tournament to follow.

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