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Include eSports in UAAP, gaming enthusiasts say

Include eSports in UAAP, gaming enthusiasts say

Issues, The Flame Explains
THE PERSISTING global health crisis has forced people to alter their daily routines, stay at home, and use gadgets for hours on end, putting physical sports on hiatus and in turn making video-based gaming communities thrive.  In the University of Santo Tomas, a collegiate eSports organization called Teletigers joined big leagues for video gaming competitions since the onset of the pandemic.  With big athletic leagues opening their doors to video gaming events, some sports and gaming enthusiasts think it’s about time that eSports be included in the future seasons of the University Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP).  Reil Espino, chairman of the sports science department of the College of Rehabilitation Science, noted that the Southeast Asian Games and the National ...