eSports are real sports. It’s time for the Olympic video games | Tauriq Moosa | Opinion | The Guardian – “and we need Olympic Chess, Go, Checkers, hula hoops, skateboarding, Horseshoes, Corn Hole, Kickball… not!”

We expect these people to perform great feats of physicality better than the rest of us. That is why so many are scornful of the notion that competitive video gaming, or eSports as it’s come to be known, should stand alongside other Olympic sports. But this requires rethinking.

Source: eSports are real sports. It’s time for the Olympic video games | Tauriq Moosa | Opinion | The Guardian