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How to play an elite group of eSport players in NBA 2K

A total of 72,000 players qualified for the 17-week video game competition and only 102 – the "elite elite" – made the last cut, says Brendan Donohue, the league's director. .

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Steve Ballmer: "eSports is interesting"

Former Microsoft CEO and owner of L. Clippers says the sports industry needs to create arenas in which video players can compete. "A lot of them are virtual, but some of them are physical," he told Cheddar's Jon Steinberg. Ballmer is trying to redesign the Clippers arena in a way that integrates concerts and eSports […]

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The CEO of Activision eSports sees the Overwatch as a measure of ultimate success

Peter Vlastelica, CEO of Activision Blizzard eSports Leagues, spoke with Cheddar's Baker Machado on Thursday to prepare for the Overwatch Finals on Friday at Barclay's Center. .

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Gary Vaynerchuk on Opportunity in eSports

Video games and sports, which are front and center at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity this week, have attracted the attention of entrepreneur and CEO VaynerMedia. "I was hanging in the grass, as they say," he told Cheddar's Jon Steinberg. .

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Through eSports, major media companies reach an "irreversible" demographic

The Cheddar Sports crew got in touch with Tucker Roberts, president of Philadelphia Fusion, and Joe Marsh, the CFO of the team, to discuss the rapid growth of sports and how it gets to the untimely "endeavor." .