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Egliston, B. (2020). ‘Seeing isn’t doing’: Examining tensions between bodies, videogames and technologies ‘beyond’the game. New Media & Society, 22(6), 984-1003.

Kang, C. (2019). A Polymorphic Approach to Esports Betting. Brigham Young University Prelaw Review, 33 (7), 1-10.

Schöber, T. (2021, April 30). Definitionen und Diskussion: Sport, Gaming und E-Sport. Retrieved from

Bousquet, J., & Ertz, M. (2021). eSports: Historical Review, Current State, and Future Challenges. In S. Andrews & C. M. Crawford (Eds.), Handbook of Research on Pathways and Opportunities Into the Business of Esports (pp. 1-24 ). IGI Global.

Kim, S., Lee, B., & Oulasvirta, A. (2018). Impact Activation Improves Rapid Button Pressing. Proceedings of the 2018 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. Association for Computing Machinery, New York, NY, USA, Paper 571, 1–8.…

Boudot, M., & Faure-Abbad, M. (2017). La qualification juridique de l’e-sport. In Rabu, G. & Reverchon-Billot, M. (Eds.), Les enjeux juridiques de l’e-sport (23-24). Presses Universitaires d’Aix-Marseille.

Pérez Cortés, L. E. (2021). Literacies at Play: Digital-Age Literacies in High School Esports (Doctoral Dissertation). Arizona State University, Tempe.

Yang, Y. C., Lee, Y. H., Lee, S. H., & Chang, S. (2020). A Novel Approach to Predicting Live-Stream Subscribers. In Proceedings of the 7th Multidisciplinary in International Social Networks Conference and The 3rd International Conference on…

Andrejkovics, Z. (2016). The Invisible Game: Mindset of a Winning Team. CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform.

Zarrabi, S. A., & Jerkrot, H. N. (2016). Value Creation and Appropriation in the eSports Industry. Master’s thesis. Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg.

Niculaescu, C. E., Sangiorgi, I., & Bell, A. R. (2021). Venture Capital Financing in the Esports Industry. Available at SSRN: or

Macedo, T., & Falcão, T. (2019). E-Sports, herdeiros de uma tradição. Intexto, 246-267.

Taylor, N. T. (2012). ‘A Silent Team is a Dead Team‘: Communicative Norms in Team-based Halo 3 Play. In G. Voorhees (Ed.), Guns, Grenades and Grunts: First Person Shooter Games. New York: Continuum.

Lowood, H. Forthcoming. ‘Beyond the Game’: The Olympic Ideal and Competitive e-Sports. In D. Thomas & J. Fouts (Eds.), Play and Politics: Games, Civic Engagement, and Social Activism.

Ross, A. S., & Logi, L. (2021). ‘Hello, this is Martha’: Interaction dynamics of live scambaiting on Twitch. Convergence, 27(6), 1789-1810.

Cullen, A. L. L. (2018). ‘I play to win!’: Geguri as a (Post)Feminist Icon in eSports. Feminist Media Studies, 18(5), 948-952.

Johnson, M. R., & Woodcock, J. (2019). ‘It’s like the Gold Rush‘: The Lives and Careers of Professional Video Game Streamers on Information, Communication and Society, 22(3), 336-351.

Koch, N., Pongratz, S., McCauley, B., & Achtenhagen, L. (2020). ‘Smashing It’: How User Entrepreneurs Drive Innovation in Esports Communities. International Journal of Esports, 1(1). Retrieved from

Partin, W. C. (2021). "Hack the Planet": Or, the Political Economy of Overwatch League. In D. Y. Jin (Ed.), Global esports: Transformation of Cultural Perceptions of Competitive Gaming. New York, NY: Bloomsbury Academic.

Orme, S. (2021). "Just watching": A Qualitative Analysis of Non-Player's Motivations for Video Game Spectatorship. New Media & Society, 1-18.

Negueruela, A. (2015). "Mom, I Want to Be a Caster". In J. Christophers & T. M. Scholz (Eds.), eSports Yearbook 2013/14 (pp. 29–32). Norderstedt: Books on Demand GmbH.

Barie, V. (2017). "Reverse-Gamification" Analysis of the Crowding-Out Effects in eSports. In J. Hiltscher & T. M. Scholz (Eds.), eSports Yearbook 2015/16 (pp. 52–70). Norderstedt: Books on Demand GmbH.

Ringland, K. E., Wolf, C. T., Faucett, H., Dombrowski, L., & Hayes, G. R. (2016). "Will I always be not social?" Re-Conceptualizing Sociality in the Context of a Minecraft Community for Autism. In Proceedings of the 2016 CHI conference on human…

Irwin, S., Naweed, A., & Lastella, M. (2021). "You gotta understand the context of this though": Preliminary insights on perceptions of trash talk across esport communities. Proceedings of DiGRA Australia 2021

Siutila, M. & Havaste, E. (2018). “A Pure Meritocracy Blind to Identity”: Exploring the Online Responses to All-Female Teams in Reddit, in Proceedings of the 2018 DIGRA International Conference.

Johnson, M. R., & Woodcock, J. (2019). “And today’s top donator is”: How live streamers on Twitch. tv monetize and gamify their broadcasts. Social Media+ Society, 5(4), 2056305119881694.

Švelch, J., & Švelch, J. (2020). “Definitive playthrough”: Behind-the-scenes narratives in let’s plays and streaming content by video game voice actors. New Media & Society, 1461444820971778.

Kainz, F., Haupt, T., & Werner, C. (2018). “eSport”: Mehr als eine momentane Spielerei. Causa Sport, 2/2018, 153-160.

Stoll, A. (2009). “Killerspiele” oder E-Sport. vwh Verlag.

Ruberg, B. (2021). “Obscene, pornographic, or otherwise objectionable”: Biased definitions of sexual content in video game live streaming. New media & society, 23(6), 1681-1699.

Ruotsalainen, M., & Välisalo, T. (2020). “Overwatch is anime”: Exploring an alternative interpretational framework for competitive gaming. In Conference of Digital Games Research Association (Vol. 2020). Digital Games Research Association.

This article analyzes the relationship between student productive labor, or the creation of media content like podcasts or graphic designs, and the institutionalization of collegiate esports. Through 19 semi-structured interviews with students and…

Karhulahti, V.-M. & Kimppa, K. (2018). “Two Queens and a Pwn, Please.” An Ethics for Purchase, Loot, and Advantage Design in eSports. In Proceedings of the 2nd International GamiFIN Conference (pp. 115-122), Pori, Finland.

Tjønndal, A. (2020). “What's Next? Calling Beer-Drinking a Sport?!”: Virtual Resistance to Considering eSport as Sport. Sport, Business and Management, published online before print.

Schulze, U. (2016). “Wir finden für jeden das passende Paket”: Interview mit Ulrich Schulze, Vice President Pro Gaming bei der ESL, über die Entwicklung des eSports und die Möglichkeiten für Sponsoren, sich in dem jungen und zukunftsträchtigen Markt…

Lin, Z., & Zhao, Y. (2021). (Dis)Assembling eSports: Material Actors and Relational Networks in the Chinese eSports Industry. Critical Arts, published online 19 Oct. 2021,

Lin, X., & Zhao, Y. (2021). (Dis)Assembling eSports: Material Actors and Relational Networks in the Chinese eSports Industry. Critical Arts

Nothelfer, N., & Schlotthauer, P. (2022). (E-) Sport im rechtlichen Sinne und privatrechtliche Beziehungen zwischen Clan und E-Sportler. In E-Sport (pp. 49-80). Springer Gabler, Wiesbaden.

Nothelfer, N., & Schlotthauer, P. (2020). (e)Sport im rechtlichen Sinne und privatrechtliche Beziehungen zwischen Clan und eSportler. In M. Breuer & D. Görlich (Eds.), eSport: Status quo und Entwicklungspotenziale (pp. 49–78). Wiesbaden: Springer…

Nothelfer, N., & Schlotthauer, P. (2020). (e)Sport im rechtlichen Sinne und privatrechtliche Beziehungen zwischen Clan und eSportler. eSport – Status quo und Entwicklungspotenziale, 49-78.

Ismangil, M. (2018). (Re)creating the Nation Online: Nationalism in Chinese Dota 2 Fandom. Asiascape: Digital Asia, 5(3).

Groen, M. (2016). (Un)Doing Gender? Female Tournaments in the E-Sports Scene. International Journal of Gaming and Computer-Mediated Simulations (IJGCMS), 8(4), 2537.

Fisher, J., & Foust, J. (2022). #GirlGamers, Soldiers, and Public Relations: Analyzing Gender Representation in U.S. Army Esports. Journal of Communication.

Fagundes Pase, A., & Schultz, H. (2015). 2013, The Year eSports Defined Their Place in Brazil. In J. Christophers & T. M. Scholz (Eds.), eSports Yearbook 2013/14 (pp. 23–28). Norderstedt: Books on Demand GmbH.

Rusk, F., & Ståhl, M., (2020). A CA Perspective on Kills and Deaths in Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Video Game Play. Social Interaction, 3(2).

Laterman, M., Arlitt, M., & Williamson, C. (2017). A campus-level view of Netflix and Twitch: Characterization and performance implications. In 2017 International Symposium on Performance Evaluation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems (SPECTS)…

Spjut, J., Boudaoud, B., & Kim, J. (2021). A Case Study of First Person Aiming at Low Latency for Esports. In EHPHCI 2021: ACM CHI Workshop on Esports and High Performance Human Computer Interaction, May 08-13, 2021, Yokohama, Japan. ACM, New York,…

Warnholz, C. (2011). A Cinderella Story. In J. Christophers & T. M. Scholz (Eds.), eSports Yearbook 2010 (pp. 76–79). Norderstedt: Books on Demand GmbH.

Summerley, R. K. (2021). A Comparative Analysis of the Early Institutionalization of Traditional Sports and E-Sports. In D. Y. Jin (Ed.), Global esports: Transformation of Cultural Perceptions of Competitive Gaming. New York, NY: Bloomsbury Academic.

Mah, J. (2011). A Decade of eSports: The Asian Perspective. In J. Christophers & T. M. Scholz (Eds.), eSports Yearbook 2010 (pp. 8–15). Norderstedt: Books on Demand GmbH.

Han, H. K., Huang, Y. C., & Chen, C. C. (2019). A Deep Learning Model for Extracting Live Streaming Video Highlights using Audience Messages. In Proceedings of the 2019 2nd Artificial Intelligence and Cloud Computing Conference (pp. 75-81).

Zhouxiang, L. (2022). A History of Competitive Gaming. Routledge.

Dor, S. (2014). A History of Real-Time Strategy Gameplay From Decryption to Prediction: Introducing the Actional Statement. Kinephanos, 58-73.

Yang, T. W., Shih, W. Y., Huang, J. L., Ting, W. C., & Liu, P. C. (2013). A hybrid preference-aware recommendation algorithm for live streaming channels. In 2013 Conference on Technologies and Applications of Artificial Intelligence (pp. 188-193).…

Olejniczak, J. (2015). A linguistic study of language variety used on twitch. tv: desriptive and corpus-based approaches. Redefining community in intercultural context, 4(1), 329-334.

Horstmann, M. (2015). A Magical Moment in Katowice? In J. Christophers & T. M. Scholz (Eds.), eSports Yearbook 2013/14 (pp. 36–38). Norderstedt: Books on Demand GmbH.

Hulaj, R., Nyström, M. B. T., Sörman, D. E., Backlund, C. Röhlcke, S., & Jonsson, B. (2020). A Motivational Model Explaining Performance in Video Games, Frontiers in Psychology, 11, 1-12.

Choi, C. et al. (2017). A new Approach Via Level of Addiction in eSports: Investigating Participation Motives from a Marketing Perspective. 2017 Sport Marketing Association Conference (SMA XV).

Kelly, S. J., & Van der Leij, D. (2021). A new frontier: alcohol sponsorship activation through esports. Marketing Intelligence & Planning, 39(4), 533-558.

Tong, B. A. (2017). A New Player has Entered the Game: Immigration Reform for eSports Players. Jeffrey S Moorad Sports Law Journal, 24, 351–386.

Andrejkovics, Z. (2018). A Newborn Business Esports: Discover the Industry Behind Professional Gaming. Independently published.

Bosc, G., Tan, P., Boulicaut, J. F., Raïssi, C., & Kaytoue, M. (2015). A Pattern Mining Approach to Study Strategy Balance in RTS Games. IEEE Transactions on Computational Intelligence and AI in Games, 9(2), 123-132.

Poulus, D. R., Coulter, T. J., Trotter, M. G., & Polman, R. (2022). A qualitative analysis of the perceived determinants of success in elite esports athletes. Journal of sports sciences, 40(7), 742-753.

Szablewicz, M. (2016). A Realm of Mere Representation? ‘Live’ e-Sports Spectacles and the Crafting of China’s Digital Gaming Image. Games and Culture, 11(3), 256-274.

Caetano, M. (2022). A Region of Contenders: Overwatch in Brazil. In Modes of Esports Engagement in Overwatch (pp. 113-133). Cham: Springer International Publishing.

Boes, K. (2010). A Russian in the Desert Country. In J. Christophers & T. M. Scholz (Eds.), eSports Yearbook 2009 (pp. 91–92). Norderstedt: Books on Demand GmbH.

Hiltscher, J. (2015). A Short History of eSports. In J. Christophers & T. M. Scholz (Eds.), eSports Yearbook 2013/14 (pp. 9–14). Norderstedt: Books on Demand GmbH.

Holden, J. T., Edelman, M., & Baker, T. A. (2020). A Short Treatise On Esports and the Law: How America Regulates Its Next National Pastime. University of Illinois Law Review, 2, 509-581.

Maiorano, T. (2020). A Simple Solution to the Normative Practices of Copyright Infringement in the Video Game Streaming Community. U. Dayton L. Rev., 46, 325.

Do, S., Chang, M., & Lee, B. (2021). A Simulation Model of Intermittently Controlled Point-and-Click Behaviour. Proceedings of the 2021 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. Association for Computing Machinery, New York, NY, USA,…

Kim, S. H., & Thomas, M. K. (2015). A Stage Theory Model of Professional Video Game Players in South Korea: The Socio-cultural Dimensions of the Development of Expertise. Asian Journal of Information Technology, 14(5), 176–186.

Kim, Y. (2013). A Study of Wellness Core Technology and E-Sports. In IT Convergence and Security Proceedings. Piscataway, NJ: IEEE.


Hagiwara, G., Akiyama, D., Furukado, R. & Takeshita, S. (2020). A study on psychological training of eSports using digital games: Focusing on rhythm game. Journal of Human Sport and Exercise 15 (3proc), 495-503.

Kim, Y. J., Choi, M. J., & Cha, Y. S. (2012). A Study on the Impact of E-sports Participation by Students with Mental Retardation on Their Self-Confidence and Social Skills. In Ubiquitous and Future Networks Conference Proceedings (pp. 471–475).…

Messier, M.-A. (2017). A Turning Point for FPS Games. In J. Hiltscher & T. M. Scholz (Eds.), eSports Yearbook 2015/16 (pp. 49–51). Norderstedt: Books on Demand GmbH.

Hedlung, D. P. (2021). A Typology of Esport Players. Journal of Global Sport Management.

O'Beirne, M. (2011). A Year in which Business and eSports Games Learned to Co-exist. In J. Christophers & T. M. Scholz (Eds.), eSports Yearbook 2010 (pp. 24–28). Norderstedt: Books on Demand GmbH.

Leunens, S. (2010). A Year of Belgian eSports. In J. Christophers & T. M. Scholz (Eds.), eSports Yearbook 2009 (pp. 77–82). Norderstedt: Books on Demand GmbH.

Elam, J., & Taylor, N. (2020). Above the Action: The Cultural Politics of Watching Dota 2. Communication, Culture & Critique, 1-18.

Mieth, T. (2014). Abrufen zusätzlicher Informationen bei Videostreams im eSport: Entwicklung einer Möglichkeit zur Anzeige von zusätzlichen Informationen bei Übertragungen im Web. AV Akademikerverlag.

Tang, T., Kucek, J., & Toepfer, S. (2020). Active Within Structures: Predictors of Esports Gameplay and Spectatorship. Communication & Sport, 1-21.

Naraine, M. L. (2021). Actually, Esports is Sport: A REsponse to Parry's (2019) Misguided View. Sports Innovation Journal, 2, 33-44.

Brickell, A. (2017). Addressing Integrity and Regulatory Risks in eSports: The Responsibility of the Whole eSports Community. Gaming Law Review, 21(8), 603-609.

Dor, S., & Perron, B. (2014). Addressing the Preservation of Gameplaying: Archiving Actional Modalities (Execution, Resolution, and Strategy). In F. Giordano & B. Perron (eds.), The Archives​: Post-Cinema And Video Game Between Memory And The Image…

Teslenko, D. (2020). Against All Odds: The Way To Victory. Independently published.

Cestino, J., Macey, J., & McCauley, B. (2021). Aiming for validity: The experience of conflicts in legitimacy judgments in esports actors and new grassroots activism. In Proceedings of the 5th International GamiFIN Conference, GamiFIN 2021. CEUR-WS.…

Günther, C., Eiselmayer, S., Lehmann, G., Fröhlich, S., Biel, A. (2022). Aktuelle Methoden und Tools für
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Chambers, T. (2020). Alcohol Sponsoring and Esports: Reinforcing the Need for Legislative Restrictions on Alcohol Sponsorship. Alcohol and Alcoholism, 1-3.

Robinson, R., Rubin, Z., Segura, E. M., & Isbister, K. (2017). All the feels: designing a tool that reveals streamers' biometrics to spectators. In Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on the Foundations of Digital Games (pp. 1-6).

Schürmann, V. (2019). Am Fall eSport: Wie den Sport bestimmen? Von Merkmalen und Grundideen. German Journal of Exercise and Sport Research, 49, 472-481.

Polledri, T. (2016). Amélioration de la focalisation de l’attention dans le jeu vidéo compétitif. Master’s Thesis. Université de Montpellier, Montpellier.

Jiang, Y., Paliyawan, P., Harada, T., & Thawonmas, R. (2018). An audience participation angry birds platform for social well-being. In the 19th annual European GAME-ON Conference on Simulation and AI in Computer Games (GAMEON’2018). September (pp.…

Conway, S. (2016). An Earthless World: the Contemporary Enframing of Sport in Digital Games. Sport, Ethics and Philosophy, 10(1), 83-96.

Winnan, C. D. (2016). An Entrepreneur's Guide to the Exploding World of eSports: Understanding the Commercial Significance of Counter-Strike, League of Legends and DotA 2. The Borderland Press.

Anderson, D., Sweeney, K., Pasquini, E., Estes, B., & Zapalac, R. (2021). An Exploration of Esports Consumer Consumption Patterns, Fandom, and Motives. International Journal of eSports Research, 1(1), 1-18.

Abanazir, C. (2021). Of Values and Commercialisation: An Exploration of Esports' Place within the Olympic Movement. Sport, Ethics and Philosophy.

Himmelstein, D., Liu, Y., & Shapiro, J. L. (2017). An Exploration of Mental Skills Among Competitive League of Legend Players. International Journal of Gaming and Computer-Mediated Simulations, 9(2), 1–21.

Kim, Y., Ko, Y., Lee, S. & Ross, S. D. (2007). An Exploration of Motives in Online Sport Video Gaming. Book of Abstracts of North American Society for Sport Management (NASSM), 225-226.

Kim, Y., & Ross, S. D. (2006). An Exploration of Motives in Sport Video Gaming. International Journal of Sports Marketing & Sponsorship, 8(1), 34-46.

Kari, T., Siutila, M. & Karhulahti, V.-M. (2018). An Extended Study on Training and Physical Exercise in Esports. In B. R. Dubbels (Ed.), Exploring the Cognitive, Social, Cultural, and Psychological Aspects of Gaming and Simulations (pp. 270-292).…
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