E-sports: $2m player Daryl 'iceiceice' Koh doesn't care what others think

Daryl "iceiceice" Koh is now known as Singapore's most successful and top-earning e-sports player. PHOTO: EVIL GENIUSES/FACEBOOK
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SINGAPORE - When he was a young boy, Daryl "iceiceice" Koh's parents would try to discourage him from gaming by taking his modem away.

But that had little effect on Koh, who would just buy a new one, and his parents eventually relented and let him play.

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