August 4, 1974 |
|Residence||New York City, New York, U.S|
|Education||Computer science and mathematics degree from Harvard University|
|Alma mater||Harvard University, Mount Sinai School of Medicine|
Hank Chien is a former world record holder and 2-time "Kong-Off" Champion of the video game Donkey Kong. As of January 2016, his personal best sits at 1,138,600. Chien won the first Kong Off, a Donkey Kong competition which occurred on March 19–20, 2011. The competition featured Steve Wiebe, Billy Mitchell and 8 other competitors. Chien won with a score of 994,400.
The documentary Doctor Kong: Cutting Up the Competition, follows his first attempt to break the world record.
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- Hutchinson, Bill (March 10, 2010). "Queens doctor, Hank Chien, named new King of Kong, smashes video game's top score". NY Daily News. Retrieved April 17, 2012.
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- "The Kong Off 4". www.thekongoff.com. Retrieved 2016-04-16.
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