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Offense is the best form of defense. Let's attack first.
Player 196 responding to Cho Sang-woo on defending themselves from future riots.

Player 196 was a contestant in the 33rd Squid Game in 2020.


Player 196 was in heavy debt and chose to enter a high-risk competition to win money. After waking up in a large room with 455 other people, he signed a contract and took his photo. He managed to survive the first game, Red Light Green Light, after most of the contestants had been wiped out. Afterwards, like everyone else, he was shaken by the deaths of the contestants, when the prize money was finally revealed. A vote was held if the game should continue, and the majority voted no. However, those who were willing to return could, and he returned, along with most of the other players.

He managed to survive the second game, Sugar Honeycombs; and for the third game, Tug of War, he teamed up with Oh Il-nam, Kang Sae-byeok, Ji-yeong, Seong Gi-hun, Cho Sang-woo, Han Mi-nyeo, Abdul Ali, Player 244 and Player 276 in the fourth team. For the fourth game, he chose a partner, but it was revealed that the game was Marbles and that players would face their partners.


Player 196 lost to his partner, Player 244, and was subsequently eliminated.

Player 196 dead body

Player 196 playing with Player 244


Player 196's appearances
Episode One Episode Two Episode Three Episode Four Episode Five Episode Six Episode Seven Episode Eight Episode Nine

Behind the Scenes

Player 196 was portrayed by Kim Dong-hyun. However, in a continuity error, his pink icon displays a woman instead a man.

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Joueur 196