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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 2014, 27 million viewers watched the grand finals of the League of Legends World Championship, sponsored by software publisher Riot Games. Starting in Taipei and ending in the 45,000-seat Seoul World Cup Stadium, a total of 16 teams competed for more than USD $2 million in prize money. See Twitch.
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