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FAQ

What are Esports?

Esports, or competitive video gaming, has exploded in popularity in recent years. With millions of fans and lucrative prize pools, it's no wonder that esports is becoming a major player in the entertainment industry.

Esports, short for electronic sports, refers to competitive video gaming. Players compete against each other in organized tournaments and leagues, often with large audiences watching online or in person. Esports can involve a variety of games, from first-person shooters to strategy games, and players can earn significant amounts of money through sponsorships, prize money, and streaming revenue.

What games are played in Esports?

Esports encompasses a wide range of games and tournaments, each with its own unique rules and formats. Some of the most popular esports games include League of Legends, Dota 2, Counter-Strike, and Overwatch. Tournaments can range from small local events to massive international competitions with millions of dollars in prize money. Some of the biggest esports tournaments include The International, the League of Legends World Championship, and the Overwatch League Grand Finals. As the industry continues to grow, we can expect to see even more games and tournaments emerge in the world of esports.

Why is Esports a sport?

Esports has already gained a significant following and has been recognized as a legitimate sport by many. With the continued growth of the industry, esports has become a mainstream sport in many respects. In fact, esports is now an Olympic event. As technology continues to advance and more people become interested in competitive gaming, the potential for esports to become a major player in the sports world is very real.

When did Esports start?

Esports, as we know it today, has its roots in the early days of video gaming. The first recorded competitive gaming event took place on October 19, 1972, at Stanford University. The event, known as the "Intergalactic Spacewar! Olympics," featured the game Spacewar!, with participants competing for a one-year subscription to Rolling Stone magazine.

However, esports truly started gaining momentum in the 1990s with the advent of internet connectivity and online gaming. In 1997, the Red Annihilation tournament for the game Quake marked one of the first major esports events, attracting around 2,000 participants.

Since then, esports has grown exponentially, with the rise of popular games likeStarCraft, League of Legends,Dota 2, and Counter-Strike. The industry now features professional players, teams, leagues, and multi-million dollar prize pools, attracting fans and players from all around the world.

Welcome to Strafe, your ultimate esports hub providing an unparalleled experience for esports enthusiasts. As a comprehensive platform, we specialize in delivering live scores, real-time statistics, and the latest news for popular esports titles like League of Legends, Dota 2, Counter-Strike, Overwatch, Call of Duty, and Valorant.

Stay ahead in the fast-paced world of esports with our live updates from major esports tournaments and championships globally. With Strafe, you'll never miss a moment, as we ensure you're always informed about your favourite teams and players.

In addition to scores and statistics, Strafe offers expertly curated esports news, interviews, and event coverage, keeping you updated and engaged in the esports community. We have an up-to-date esports calendar available, which will give you match schedules for all matches and tournaments, from global championships to regional events, all year long.