PARIS, FRANCE - OCTOBER 28:  Fans watch an electronic video game tournament with the game "League of Legends" developed by Riot Games during the "Paris Games Week" on October 28, 2016 in Paris, France.  "Paris Games Week" is an international trade fair for video games to be held from October 27 to October 31, 2016.  (Photo by Chesnot/Getty Images) There are three key ingredients for a game or pastime to become a sport: playing, competing and viewing. The ability to play and compete are necessary steps in the transformation from game to sport. However, broadcasting and viewing are the crucial components to enable widespread adoption and popularity. Just as with offline sports, e-sports require these elements. Read More

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