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Esports in 2019 – not real sports. Esports in 2020 – the only sports.

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That was the meme doing the rounds on social media as it became apparent that esports was fast becoming one of the few surviving forms of live entertainment. For traditional sports, the calendar has been obliterated, with very little light at the end of the tunnel.  EURO 2020, Champions League, Premier League, The Masters, NBA, […]

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Esports: More than just a flashbang in the pan

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Esports has come a long way in a short space of time. But that space of time might not be quite as short as many realise. By most accounts, the first video game tournament took place at Stanford University, US, in 1972. The “Intergalactic Spacewar Olympics” was born of a few friends who wanted to […]

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Esports continues to lead in growth potential

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Esports continues to lead the rankings in growth potential, according to PwC’s Sports Survey. Now in its fourth year, the PwC Sports Survey analyses trends in the global sports industry, using feedback from a select group of industry leaders. And, for the second successive year, has found esports as the most promising in terms of potential growth. […]

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