League of Legends Is So Big in Korea, Even Politicians Cosplay ItBrian Ashcraft10/16/13 7:46amFiled to: league of legendssouth koreapoliticsriot gameskotakueastJun Byung-hun177EditPromoteShare to KinjaToggle Conversation toolsGo to permalinkIt all started with a promise. If Korean team SK Telecom T1 won this year's League of Legends World Championship, Congressman Jun Byung-hun said he would cosplay as a LoL character and post the photo proof online. AdvertisementTurns out, they won. And today, Rep. Jun was good to his word. This past January, South Korean Congressman Jun Byung-hun became the chairman of the Korea eSports Association (aka KeSPA). He's been working hard to ensure eSports have a good image. In a country where there's a gaming "Shutdown Law" and some in the older generation don't get gaming, Korean gamers need every friend they can get—and this politician seems like he's in their court.