The concept of electronic sports (esports) is the professionalization of video games. What started as a niche within a niche, esports has gained traction over the past 5 to 10 years, now reaching the mainstream, with tournaments broadcasted on major media networks such as ESPN and TBS. Hundreds of thousands to millions of viewers tune in to watch players compete with each other for immense prize pools.

Despite the magnitude of esports, the collegiate scene is relatively new, really picking up pace in the past 3 years. Now, more than 125 universities in the United States and Canada have varsity teams that play against each other for a share of thousands of dollars in scholarships and prestige.

Just like traditional sports, esports have different games and categories. In the past kids dreamt of becoming professional basketball, football or baseball players. Nowadays, children dream of becoming professional Counter-Strike, Rocket League or Overwatch players. 


Rocket League® combines soccer with driving in an unbelievable physics-based multiplayer-focused sequel to Supersonic Acrobatic Rocket-Powered Battle-Cars!
Rocket League
Two teams of powerful champions, each with a unique design and play style, battle head-to-head across multiple battlefields to destroy each other Nexus and win the game.
League of Legends
Fortnite Battle Royale is the FREE 100-player PvP mode in Fortnite. One giant map. A battle bus. Fortnite building skills and destructible environments combined with intense PvP combat. The last one standing wins.
In Overwatch, you control one of several heroes in competitive 6-person team shooting matches. Battle over objectives, take down the other team,and achieve victory.
Hearthstone - the fast-paced strategy card game that's easy to learn and massively fun. Start a free game and play your cards to sling spells, summon creatures, and command the heroes of Warcraft in duels of epic strategy.
The game pits two teams against each other: the Terrorists and the Counter-Terrorists. Both sides are tasked with eliminating the other while also completing separate objectives.
Couter-Strike: Global Offensive

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