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Does Esports have a legitimate claim to being a sport?
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Esports involves skill

One of the defining features of a 'sport' is that it involves skill. Esports, as with traditional sports, involves a significant amount of skill which is honed through many hours of training.
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Skill is one of the largest defining factors of sports.[1] Studies have proven that people develop skills from playing action video games,[2] and in competitive video gaming, skilled players dominate those who play for fun,[3] indicating that there is undoubtedly an element of skill involved in Esports.

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