What is esports short for?

Electronic sports

A term referring to video game competitions that are played before live audiences and streamed over the Internet.


"I really like how eSports is gaining in popularity for games like StarCraft 2 and League of Legends."

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Last Updated: March 22, 2013

eSports definition

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