Seven-figure salaries, sold-out stadiums: Is pro video gaming a sport?

Hordes of fans queue outside, eagerly awaiting a glimpse of their heroes.

Inside, a shining trophy stands upon a pedestal. The players arrive, eyeing it covetously as they make their way to their positions.

Suited pundits have had their say and hand over to the commentators.

One team forms a pre-match huddle; the other waits patiently for the game to commence.

A stirring light show ceases; a chanting crowd falls to an expectant hush.

But this isn’t the Champions League final. This isn’t Wimbledon. This isn’t the Super Bowl.

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