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e-sports

(Electronic-SPORTS) Multiplayer video games often played by professional gamers in competitive matches and viewed online via streaming or in stadiums around the world. In sheer volume, e-sports competes with all athletic events. In 2017, more than USD $100 million was awarded in prize money for winners in games such as StarCraft, Super Smash Bros. and Melee. See Twitch and video game.
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In less than a decade, the realm of professional sport has been taken by storm by the rise of eSports (short for electronic sports).

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