eSports in times of pandemic

From Observatory of Educational Innovation: “In the last five years or so, eSports have had explosive growth and have become anchor sports through which colleges and universities ensure enrollment and new talent. However, this growth has become even more exponential during the extended contingency we are currently experiencing due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Around the world, thousands of college sports programs have closed, as well as school leagues, but eSports remain active. The ability of eAthletes to practice their disciplines in their full form online makes eSports the only sports program that does not suffer due to social estrangement measures.”
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