Sport, according to the Oxford online dictionary, is defined as "an activity involving physical exertion and skill in which an individual or team competes against another or others for entertainment".

A definition for e-sports, using the same source, deems it as a "multi-player video game played competitively for spectators, typically by professional gamers".

The common factor? The word competition.

Apparently, there are many people who believe e-sports is a sport. I'm not one of them.


Competing in something professionally does not make it sport.

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