Franky Steven Karwue was born on October 8, 1965 in Roong Tondano in the extreme north of the island of Sulawesi and is one of the best Indonesian players who now resides in Jakarta.

 In addition to several national titles, internationally Franky won the silver medal at the 1996 Olympics, 2000 gold IOC gold and silver in the 2002 Rosenblum Cup.

 Fixed part of Indonesian Open National, Karwur earned the title of World Life Master.