Chinese esports fans celebrate country’s latest world championship amid Beijing’s tightened controls on video gaming

//Chinese esports fans celebrate country’s latest world championship amid Beijing’s tightened controls on video gaming

Chinese esports fans celebrate country’s latest world championship amid Beijing’s tightened controls on video gaming

On Saturday, hundreds of young esports fans packed a popular bar along the banks of Suzhou Creek in Shanghai to watch the broadcast of the 2021 League of Legends World Championship finals in Reykjavik, capital of Iceland.These fans were among millions of others across the country who cheered that night for Edward Gaming (EDG), a professional esports team based in Shanghai, that competed against South Korea’s DWG Kia, the defending champion formerly known as Damwon Gaming, which won the title…

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