7 Best Articles on Esports
The most useful articles on esports from around the web—beginners to advanced—curated by thought leaders and our community. We focus on timeless pieces and update the list whenever we discover new, must-read articles or videos—make sure to bookmark and revisit this page.
Top 5 Esports Articles
At a glance: these are the articles that have been most read, shared, and saved on esports by Refind users in 2023 so far.
- The Loneliness of the Junior College Esports Coach
- Can the fundamental trouble with esports ever be properly solved?
- Esports: The Rise of the Next Behemoth in Competitive Sports
- We asked the Olympics why their official esports are so weird
- Truly Heroic: Meet The Inspirational Owner Of Norway’s Esports Powerhouse
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We asked the Olympics why their official esports are so weird
There is (some) method to the International Olympic Committee’s madness
Can the fundamental trouble with esports ever be properly solved?
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Esports: The Rise of the Next Behemoth in Competitive Sports
An outline of opportunities in a multibillion dollar industry with sellout events and soaring viewership.
The death of the Esports ‘Middle Class’
Esports winter is here and the first casualties are piling up. The smaller teams and games of esports' middle class are on unstable ground.
Truly Heroic: Meet The Inspirational Owner Of Norway’s Esports Powerhouse
After overcoming astounding odds, Joachim Haraldsen became the owner of Heroic. For the young owner, it’s only the beginning.
These are some of the most-read long-form articles on esports.
The Loneliness of the Junior College Esports Coach
He tried to save his wife through the video game they loved—and nearly lost himself. Then he signed up to lead a fledgling team of gamers in Cheyenne, Wyoming.
Shady Numbers And Bad Business: Inside The Esports Bubble
The mainstream narrative of esports has been lovingly crafted by those who benefit from its success. There’s big money in esports, they say. You’ve heard the stories. Teenaged gamers flown overseas to…
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