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

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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…

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.

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).

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.

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

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).

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.

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.

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.

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.

Chambers, T. (2020). Alcohol Sponsoring and Esports: Reinforcing the Need for Legislative Restrictions on Alcohol Sponsorship. Alcohol and Alcoholism, 1-3.

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.

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).…

Zwibel, H., DiFrancisco-Donoghue, J., DeFeo, A., & Yao, S. (2019). An Osteopathic Physician’s Approach to the Esports Athlete. The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association, 119(11), 756-762.

Berard, A., & Daigremont, C. (2016). Analyse des dynamiques organisationnelles à travers LoL. Master Thesis. EM Lyon.

Lokhman, N., Karashchuk, O., & Kornilova, O. (2018). Analysis of eSports as a Commercial Activity. Problems and Perspectives in Management, 16 (1), 207-213.

Wardaszko, M., Ćwil, M., Chojecki, P., & Dąbrowski, K. (2019). Analysis of Matchmaking Optimization Systems Potential in Mobile Esports. In Proceedings of the 52nd Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences.

Koposov, D., Semenova, M., Somov, A., Lange, A., Stepanov, A., & Burnaev E. (2020). Analysis of the Reaction Time of eSports Players through the Gaze Tracking and Personality Trait. 2020 IEEE 29th International Symposium on Industrial Electronics…

Falcão, T. (2021). Ancient Stirrings: Approaching Magic: The Gathering's eSports Turn. In D. Y. Jin (Ed.), Global esports: Transformation of Cultural Perceptions of Competitive Gaming. New York, NY: Bloomsbury Academic.

Jang, W. W., & Byon, K. K. (2019). Antecedents and Consequence Associated with eSports Gameplay. International Journal of Sports Marketing and Sponsorship, 21(1), 1-22.

Jang, W. W., & Byon K. K. (2020). Antecedents of Esports Gameplay Intention: Genre as a Moderator. Computers in Human Behavior, 109.

Türkay, S., & Adinolf, S. (2017). Appeal of Online Collectible Card Games: Social Features of Hearthstone. In Proceedings of the 29th Australian Conference on Computer-Human Interaction (pp. 622-627). ACM.

Brauer, J. T., & Van Wambeke-Long, J. H. (2014). Approaching Growth in E-Sports. Worcester Polytechnic Institute Digital WPI

Ocelote. (2015). Aquí Empiezan Tus Sueños: Alcanza El Éxito En Lo Que Te Propongas. Ediciones Martínez Roca.

Sifa, R., Drachen, A., Block, F., Moon, S., Dubhashi, A., Xiao, H., (...) Demediuk, S. (2021). Archetypal Analysis Based Anomaly Detection for Improved Storytelling in Multiplayer Online Battle Arena Games. ACSW '21: 2021 Australasian Computer…

Padua, D. (2021). Are eSports only for 'youth'? How parental and educational institutionalization of eSports blur the generational lines of video game culture. In D. Y. Jin (Ed.), Global esports: Transformation of Cultural Perceptions of Competitive…

Brannon, J. (2018). Are You Not Entertained: Considering the P-3 Visa as an Alternative Option for International Esports Professional Gamers. Arizona Law Review, 60(3), 753-781.

Andersson, D. (2011). Art of Daniel Andersson. In J. Christophers & T. M. Scholz (Eds.), eSports Yearbook 2010 (pp. 34–37). Norderstedt: Books on Demand GmbH.

Mosele, J. (2018). Artificial Intelligence in the Sport Industry. Master’s thesis. Politecnico Di Milano, Milano.

Schöber, T., & Schaetzke, A. (2021). Athleten im E-Sport: vom Breiten- bis zum Profisportler: Analyse, Status quo und Entwicklungen. Aachen, Wien: Meyer & Meyer Verlag.

Seo, Y. N., Kim, M., Lee, D., & Jung, Y. (2018). Attention to Esports Advertisement: Effect of Ad Animation and In-Game Dynamics on Viewers’ Visual Attention. Behavior & Information Technology, 37(12), 1194–1202.

Rogers, R., Farquhar, L., & Mummert, J. (2020). Audience Response to Endemic and Non-Endemic Sponsors of Esports Events. International Journal of Sports Marketing and Sponsorship, 21(3), 561-576.

Schulke, H.-J., & Wendeboern, T. (2018). Aufklärung, was sonst!? Das Märchen vom E-Sport. SportZeiten: Sport in Geschichte, Kultur und Gesellschaft, 18(3), 7-32.

Stephens, C., & Exton, C. (2020). Balancing Intransitive Relationships in MOBA Games Using Deep Reinforcement Learning. International Conferences Interfaces and Human Computer Interaction.

Erlandsson, E. (2011). Baneling BBQ. In J. Christophers & T. M. Scholz (Eds.), eSports Yearbook 2010 (pp. 86–89). Norderstedt: Books on Demand GmbH.

Garcia-Lanzo, S., & Chamarro, A. (2018). Basic Psychological Needs, Passion and Motivations in Amateur and Semi-professional eSports Players. Aloma, 36(2), 59-68.

Clark, N., Macdonald, B., & Kloo, I. (2020). Bayesian adjusted plus-minus analysis for the esport Dota 2. Journal of Quantitative Analysis in Sports 16(4), 325-341.

Kriglstein, S., Wallner, G., Charleer, S., Gerling, K., Mirza-Babei, P., Schirra, S., & Tscheligi, M. (2020). Be Part Of It: Spectator Experience in Gaming and Esports. CHI EA '20: Extended Abstracts of the 2020 CHI Conference on Human Factors in…

Demers, M. (2015). Behind the Voice: The Craft of the eSports Commentator. In J. Christophers & T. M. Scholz (Eds.), eSports Yearbook 2013/14 (pp. 81–88). Norderstedt: Books on Demand GmbH.

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Schlotthauer, P. (2020). Besonderheiten bei der Gestaltung des eSport-Sponsoringvertrags. Nomos. (The Specifics of Drafting an Esports Sponsorship Agreement).

Musabirov, I., Nulygin, D., Okopny, P., & Konstantinova, K. (2018). Between an Arena and a Sports Bar: Online Chats of Esports Spectators. ArXiv.

Toth, A. J., Conroy, E., & Campbell, M. J. (2021). Beyond action video games: Differences in gameplay and ability preferences among gaming genres. Entertainment Computing, 38, 100408.

Zendle, D. (2020). Beyond Loot Boxes: A Variety of Gambling-Like Practices in Video Games are Linked to Both Problem Gambling and Disordered Gaming. PeerJ, 8. 1-26.

Seo, Y., & Jung, S.-U. (2016). Beyond Solitary Play in Computer Games: the Social Practices of eSports. Journal of Consumer Culture, 16(3), 635-655.
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