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Diversity and digitally scanned players - Intel on changing the face of eSports

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One of competitive gaming's main players has big plans for the future - but you might not even know it was calling the shots.

Intel- that's the company behind all those CPUs, motherboards and SSDs, right? Yep, but it's also one of thebiggest names in eSports, and has been for the past 10 years.

eSports isn't all spotty teens and online fame, either. The biggest stars earn hundreds of thousands of pounds playing League of Legends or Counter Strike. They have coaches, dieticians, psychologists and financial advisors to help them go from sitting behind a keyboard to standing on stage in front of 10,000 screaming fans.

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