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Definition: e-sports


(Electronic-SPORTS) Multiplayer video games often played by professional gamers in competitive matches and viewed online via streaming or in stadiums around the world. In sheer volume, e-sports competes with all athletic events. In 2017, more than USD $100 million was awarded in prize money for winners in games such as StarCraft, Super Smash Bros. and Melee. See Twitch and video game.