South African Protoss PandaTank has retired from the professional scene.

PandaTank cites the responsibilities of age, among other things, as his reasons for retirement.


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Robert 'PandaTank' Botha, who is the first South African pro-gamer, began with Counter-Strike and Counter-Strike: Source, before migrating to Starcraft II where he arguably found his niche as a Protoss player. Last signed with CMStorm, PandaTank is now stepping down from the professional scene in order to start "thinking about what [his] next adventures in life will be." There's a long, rather touching e-mail in PandaTank's personal page for those interesting in reading his final testament.

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