eSports is booming and the professional players are well-known stars. The prize money is also getting closer and closer to that of the professionals in classic sports. But how much do the players earn exactly? This is the ranking of the top 10 most successful eSports pros of all time.
The eSports industry is booming worldwide, but in Germany politicians and the DOSB are reluctant to recognize competitive gaming as a sport. eSports associations react with incomprehension, but are nevertheless certain: eSports is unstoppable.
At the end of the 90s, during the troubled economic situation in South Korea, eSports found its origin. The South Korean government promoted the expansion of telecommunications and Internet infrastructure, thus setting the course for eSport.