Commonwealth Games takes big step towards esports

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A trial took place at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham last weekend to see whether esports could take their place alongside traditional sports like swimming and athletics.
A hundred players representing 20 different Commonwealth nations fought for medals in three different video games: Rocket League, Dota2 and eFootball.
The trial was widely regarded as a success. The president of the Commonwealth Games Federation, Dame Louise Martin, told the BBC: “Going forward this will be a sport within the Games – that’s my personal opinion.”
Reporter: Joe Tidy
Producer: Oana Marocico
Commonwealth Games takes big step towards esports. Video, 00:02:45
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