Video games continue to grow into something beyond a simple game. They have reached sport status and this week the League of Legends World Championships begin in France. League of Legends is the most popular video game in the world with 67 million players. It is a popular game because of it's five player match ups that allow for both strategy and skill.
The World Championship is comprised of 16 teams that had to qualify from events in many different countries. These teams are from the US, Europe, Korea, China and Twain. Just like with most sports, it takes a bit of knowledge to make the connection as to what is happening. When you make the connection however, it is just as exciting as any current sport offering. If you have never seen an eSport live, this is a good opportunity to check it out!
The video above is a live stream. When the event is live you will be able to watch video, but when the event is over you will no longer see any video.