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Xue, H., Newman, J. I., & Du, J. (2019). Narratives, Identity and Community in Esports. Leisure Studies, ,8(6), 845-861.

Ücüncüoglu, M., & Cakir, V. O. (2017). Modern Spor Kulüplerinin Espor Faaliyetlerine İlgi Gösterme Nedenleri Üzerine Bir Araştırma. İnönü Üniversitesi, Beden Eğitimi ve Spor Bilimleri Dergisi, 4(2), 34-47.

Unsworth, N., Redick, T. S., McMillan, B. D., Hambrick, D. Z., Kane, M. J., & Engle, R. W. (2015). Is Playing Video Games Related to Cognitive Abilities. Psychological Science, 26, 759-774.

Qian, T. Y., Zhang, J. J., Wang, J. J., & Hulland, J. (2019). Beyond the Game: Dimensions of Esports Online Spectator Demand. Communication & Sport, 1-27

Olsen, A. (2015). The Evolution of Esports: An Analysis of Its Origin and a Look at Its Prospective Future Growth as Enhanced by Information Technology Management Tools. Master’s Thesis. Coventry University.

Olshefski, E. G. (2015). Game-Changing Event Definition and Detection in an eSports Corpus. Proceedings of the 3rd Workshop on EVENTS at the NAACL-HLT 2015, 77–81.

Olson, C. K. (2013). Sports Videogames and Real-world Exercise. Sports Videogames, 278-294 New York, NY: Routledge.

Owens, M. (2016) What’s in a Name? eSports, Betting, and Gaming Law. Gaming Law Review, 20(7), 567-570.

Nagel, M. & Sugishta, K. (2016). Esport: The Fastest Growing Segment of the “Sport” Industry. Sport & Entertainment Review, 2(2), 51–60.

Naubert, S. (2012). Cybersport 2.0: Ethical Dimensions of Videogames as Sport. Presented at the Philosophy of Computer Games Conference.

Neus, F., Nimmermann, F., Wagner, K., & Schramm-Klein, H. (2019). Differences and Similarities in Motivation for Offline and Online eSports Event Consumption. In Proceedings of the 52nd Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences.

Nguyen, Q. H., & Phan, H. (2016). E-sport Organization and Professional Gamers in Finland. Bachelor’s Thesis. Lahti University.


Nielsen, R. K. L., & Karhulahti, V. M. (2017). The Problematic Coexistence of Internet Gaming Disorder and eSports. In Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on the Foundations of Digital Games (p. 52). ACM.

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

Nothelfer, N., & Wörner, M. (2020). Grenzen der Vertragsgestaltung im eSport am Beispiel Tfue vs. FaZe Clan. eSport-Recht – Politik, Praxis und Wissenschaft im Dialog (in release).

Novak, A. R., Bennett, K. J. M., Pluss, M. A., & Fransen, J. (2020). Performance Analysis in eSports: Modelling Performance at the 2018 League of Legends World Championship. International Journal of Sports Science & Coaching, 0(0), 1-9.

Nuangjumnong, T. (2015). The Universality of Leadership Behaviors in Virtual Environments: A Case of Esports Players in Thailand. Journal of the Graduate School of Asia-Pacific Studies, 30(3), 105–132.

Nuangjumnong, T. (2016). Development of Leadership through eSports. Doctoral dissertation. Waseda University, Tokyo.


Nufer, G. (2020). e-Sports: Was es ist und wie es sich entwickelt. Reutlinger Diskussionsbeiträge zu Marketing & Management, Hochschule Reutlingen, ESB Business School, Reutlingen.


Irwin, S. V., & Naweed, A. (2018). BM’ing, Throwing, Bug Exploiting, and Other Forms of (Un)Sportsmanlike Behavior in CS:GO Esports. Games and Culture, 15(4), 411-433.

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

Dagdee, P., & Philip, L. (2019). The Rise PUBG and the Martketing Strategies behind its Success. International Journal of Scientific Research and Review, 7(3), 1009-1021.

Davidovici-Nora, M. (2017). e-Sport as Leverage for Growth Strategy: The Example of League of Legends. International Journal of Gaming and Computer-Mediated Simulations (IJGCMS), 9(2), 33-46.

Demediuk, S., Murrin, A. Bulger, D., Hitchens, M., Drachen, A., Raffe, W. L., & Tamassia, M. (2018). Player Retention in League of Legends: a Study Using Survival Analysis. In Proceedings of the Australasian Computer Science Week Multiconference (p.…

Desbordes, M., & Richelieu, A. (2019). International Sport Marketing: Issues and Practice. Abingdon, England: Routledge.

DiFrancisco-Donoghue, J., & Ballentine, J. (2018). Collegiate Esport: Where Do We Fit In? Current Sports Medicine Reports, 17(4), 117–118.

Dobill, M. (2017). Leveling (up) the Playing Field: A Policy-Based Case for Legalizing and Regulating Esports Gambling. Loyola of Los Angeles Entertainment Law Review, 37(2), 139-179.

Donaldson, S. (2017). Mechanics and Metagame: Exploring Binary Expertise in League of Legends. Games and Culture, 12(5), 426-444.

Donaldson, S. (2016). Metagaming and Subversive Play in League of Legends. Proceedings of the First International Joint Conference of DiGRA and FDG Dundee, Scotland: Digital Games Research Association and Society for the Advancement of the Science of…

Dongsheng, Y., Xiaohang, Y., & Daofeng, K. (2011). The Present Situation and Development Trend of E-sports Games in China. In IEEE Future Computer Science and Education Proceedings (pp. 384–386). Piscataway, NJ: IEEE.

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Donoghue, J., Schmidt, G. J., Balentine, J. R., & Zwibel. H. (2019). Managing the Health of the eSport Athlete: An Integrated Health Management Model. BMJ Open Sport & Exercise Medicine, 5, 1-6.

Dor, S. (2014). The Heuristic Circle of Real-time Strategy Process A StarCraft Brood War Case Study. Game Studies, 14(1).

Drachen, A., Yancey, M., Maguire, J., Chu, D., Wang, I. Y., Mahlmann, T., …, & Klabjan, D. (2016). Skill-based Differences in Spatio-temporal Team Behavior in Defence of the Ancients 2. 6th IEEE Consumer Electronics Society Games, Entertainment,…

Dubbels, B. R. (2018). Exploring the Cognitive, Social, Cultural, and Psychological Aspects of Gaming and Simulations. Hersheym, PA: IGI Global.

Ducrocq, S. (2011). Les tribus ludiques du” LAN party”: perspectives d’apprentissage et de socialisation en contexte de compétition de jeux vidéo en réseau local. Doctoral dissertation. Université du Québec à Montréal, Montreal.

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Ebrahimi, M., & Chen, L. (2014). Emerging Cyberwork Attack Vectors: Modification, Customization, Secretive Communications, and Digital Forensics in PC Video Games. Published in 2014 International Conference on Computing, Networking (ICNC).

Edgar, A. (2019). Esport. Sports, Ethics, and Philosophy, 13(1), 1-2.

Egliston, B. (2015). Playing Across Media: Transtextuality in Competitive Games and eSports. In Proceedings of DiGRA 2015: Diversity of play: Games — Cultures — Identities.

Egliston, B. (2018). E-sport, Phenomenality and Affect. Transformations, 31, 156-176.

Ehnold, P., Gohritz, A., Lichtenwimmer, D. (2018). Playstation und Fußballplatz: vom eSport-Zuschauer zum Fußballfan? Sciamus – Sport und Management, 2/2018, 1-20.

Ekdahl, D., & Ravn, S. (2018). Embodied Involvement in Virtual Worlds: the Case of eSports Practitioners. Sport, Ethics, and Philosophy, 13(2), 132-144.

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

Ellenport, C. (2019). Esports: A Billion Eyeballs and Growing. Broomall, PA: National Highlights Inc.


Engel, L. B. (2014). The Self-critical Politics of Play: Politics as Autotelic. Master’s thesis. Macquarie University, Sydney.

Engerman, J., & Hein, R. (2017). ESports Gaming and You. Educational Technology, 57(2), 62–64.

Evren, B., Evren, C., Dalbudak, E., Topcu, M., & Kutlu, N. (2018). Relationship of Internet Addiction Severity with Probable ADHD and Difficulties in Emotion Regulation Among Young Adults. Psychiatry Research, 269, 494-500.

Evren, C., Dalbudak E., Topcu, M., Kutlu, N., Evren, B., & Pontes, H. M. (2018). Psychometric Validation of the Turkish Nine-item Internet Gaming Disorder Scale-Short Form (IGDS9-SF). Psychiatry Research, 265, 349-354

Välisalo, T., & Ruotsalainen, M. (2018). Overwatch: The Game, the eSports, and Transmedial User Practices. Proceedings of the Se­mi­nar on eS­ports, Exer­ga­ming, and Fan­ta­sy Lea­gues, University of Jyväskylä, Finland.

Vanaskie, M., Green, W., Kutelski, D., & Shapiro, D. (2018). Emerging Leaders of Gaming – Sports Betting Webinar: Opportunities Inside and Out of Nevada. Gaming Law Review, 22(1), 40-51.

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Van Ditmarsch, J. (2013). Video Games as a Spectator Sport. How Electronic Sports Transforms Spectatorship. Master Thesis. Utrecht University.

Vanegas, J. C., Ochoa, G. V., & Gutierrez, J. C. (2018). Scientometric Analysis of Research on eSports from 2007 to 2017. Contemporary Engineering Sciences, 11(70), 3463-3471.

Van Hilvoorde, I. (2016). Sport and Play in a Digital World. Sport, Ethics and Philosophy, 10(1), 1–4.

Van Hilvoorde, I., & Pot, N. (2016). Embodiment and Fundamental Motor Skills in eSports. Sports, Ethics and Philosophy, 10(1), 14-27.

Vansyngel, S., Velpry, A., & Besombes, N. (2018). French Esports Institutionalization. Proceedings of the 2nd GamiFIN Conference, Pori, Finland, 123-130.

Velichkovsky, B. B., Khromov, N., Korotin, A., Burnaev, E., & Somov, A. (2019). Visual Fixations Duration as an Indicator of Skill Level in eSports.

Verchere, R. (2013). Du monde du sport au monde du jeu vidéo, La fabrique des mondes vidéoludiques − Game Studies ? à la française ! ENS Lyon, Lyon.

Villar, J. G., & Murillo, C. (2018). eSports: Profile of Participants, Complementarity with Sports and its Perception as Sport. Evidence from Sports Video Games. Barcelona GSE Working Paper: 1059

von Au, C. (2018). Play. Das Leben als Pro Gamer. Carlsen.


Voorhees, G., & Orlando, A. (2018). Performing Neoliberal Masculinity: Reconfiguring Hegemonic Masculinity in Professional Gaming. In Masculinities in Play. New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan.

Vukelic, N., & Jorgensen, T. J. (2018). The Wild West of eSports. What Motivates Individuals to Work in the Industry. Master’s Thesis. Copenhagen Business School.

Facchini, L. V. (2018). Digital Strategy in a Sport Club: A Model to Support the Analysis. Master’s thesis. Politenico di Milano, Milano.

Faust, K., Meyer, J., & Griffiths, M. (2013). Competitive and Professional Gaming: Discussing Potential Benefits of Scientific Study. International Journal of Cyber Behavior, Psychology and Learning, 3(1), 67-77.


Felczak, M. (2015). Narratives of Spectatorship: E-sports in Poland. In T. Bártek, J. Miškov & J. Švelch (Eds.), New Perspectives on Game Studies (pp. 109–124). Brno: Masaryk University.

Ferrari, S. (2013). Esport and the Human Body: Foundations for a Popular Aesthetics. In Proceedings of DIGRA 2013: Defragging Game Studies, Atlanta, GA.

Ferrari, S. (2013). From Generative to Conventional Play: MOBA and League of Legends. In Proceedings of DIGRA 2013: DeFragging Game Studies, Atlanta, GA.

Fiedler, I., Ante, L., & Steinmetz, F. (2018). Die Konvergenz von Gaming und Gambling. Wiesbaden: Springer Gabler.


Finch, D. J., Abeza, G., O’Reilly, N., & Mikkelson, A. (2020). Esports Sponsorship: Practitioners’ Perspectives on Emerging Trends. Journal of Brand Strategy, 9(1), 59-74.

Francken, J. P., Nothelfer, N., & Schlotthauer, P. (2019). Der Arbeitnehmer im professionalen eSport. Neue Zeitschrift für Arbeitsrecht, 865-870. (lead article of the 13th issue)

Franke, T. (2015). The Perception of eSports – Mainstream Culture, Real Sport and Marketisation. In Hiltscher, J., & Scholz, T. M. (Eds.). eSports Yearbook 2013/14 (pp. 111-144). Norderstedt: Books on Demand GmbH.

Freeman, G. (2018). Multiplayer Online Games: Origins, Players, and Social Dynamics. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press.

Freeman, G., & Wohn, D. Y. (2017). Understanding eSports Team Formation and Coordination. Computer Supported Cooperative Work, 27(3-6), 1019-1050.

Freeman, G., & Wohn, D. Y. (2017). eSports as an Emerging Research Context at CHI: Diverse Perspectives on Definitions. In Proceedings of the 2017 CHI Conference Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems (pp. 1601-1608). ACM.

Freeman, G., & Wohn, D. Y. (2017). Social Support in Esports: Building Emotional and Self-Esteem from Instrumental Support Interactions in a Highly Competitive Environment. CHI Play ’17: Proceedings of the Annual Symposium on Computer-Human…

Frey, D. (2018). eSports: Rechtsfragen eines komplexen Ökosystems im Überblick. SpuRT: Zeitschrift für Sport und Recht, 2-5.

Frey, D., & Pommer, J. (2018). Herausforderungen für die weitere Entwicklung des eSport: Überlegungen aus der Perspektive des Veranstalters. MultiMedia und Recht, 7-11.

Friman, U. (2018). Why Do Finnish Women Not Participate in eSports? In Proceedings of the Se­mi­nar on eS­ports, Exer­ga­ming, and Fan­ta­sy Lea­gues, Finland, University of Jyväskylä.

Funk, D. C., Pizzo, A. D., & Baker, B. J. (2018). eSport Management: Embracing eSport Education and Research Opportunities. Sport Management Review, 21(1), 7-13.

Gainsbury, S., Abarbanel, B., & Blaszczynski, A. (2017). Game on: Comparison of Demographic Profiles, Consumption Behaviours, and Gambling Site Selection Criteria of eSports and Sports Bettors. Gaming Law Review, 21(8), 575–587.

Gainsbury, S., Abarbanel, B., & Blaszczynski, A. (2017). Intensity and Gambling Harms: Exploring Breadth of Gambling Involvement Among Esports Bettors. Gaming Review, 21(8), 610-615.

Gandolfi, E. (2016). To Watch or to Play, it is in the Game. The Game Culture on Twitch. Tv Among Performers, Plays and Audiences. Journal of Gaming & Virtual Worlds, 8(1), 63-82.

Gangarapu, S. (2018). The Effect of Emerging Online New Media on Traditional Media Consumption. The Case of eSports and Traditional Sports.

Gao, G., Min, A. & Shih, P. C. (2017). Gendered Design Bias: Gender Differences of In-game Character Choice and Playing Style in League of Legends. In Proceedings of the 29th Australian Conference on Computer-Human Interaction (pp. 307-317), ACM.

García, J., & Murillo, C. (2020). Sports Video Games Participation: What Can we Learn for Esports? Sport, Business and Management, 10(2), 169-185.

Garcia-Bardidia, R., & Nau, J. P. (2017). L’institutionnalisation du e-sport. In Rabu, G. & Reverchon-Billot, M. (Eds.), Les enjeux juridiques de l’e-sport. Presses Universitaires d’Aix-Marseille.

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

Gawrysiak, J., Burton, R., Jenny, S., & Williams, D. (2020). Using Esports Efficiently to Enhance and Extend Brand Perceptions – A Literature Review. Physical Culture and Sport. Studies and Research, 86, 1-14

Gdowski, M. (2017). Cognitive Function Analysis in e-sport on Example of DotA 2 Game. Doctoral dissertation. Instytut Radioelektroniki i Technik Multimedialnych.

Geiler, A. (2016) eSports: Auf dem Weg zum Massenphänomen. Zeitschrift für Herz-, Thorax-, und Gefäßchirurgie, 30(3), 213-216.

Georgen, C., Duncan, S. C., & Cook, L. (2015). From Lurking to Participatory Spectatorship: Understanding Affordances of the Dota 2 Noob Stream. In CSCL 2015 Proceedings (pp. 581–585).

Gerber, H. R. (2017). Esports and Streaming: Twitch Literacies. Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy, 61(3), 343-345.

Gibbs, M., Carter, M., & Witkowski, E. (2017). Understanding Esports Spectatorship: Players, Fans, Recruits. In Selected Papers of #AoIR2017: The 18th Annual Conference of the Association of Internet Researchers Tartu, Estonia.

Gommesen, N. (2012). The Affective Audience in Professional e-Sport: An Exploration of Spectators, and their Impact on Video Game Playing. Master’s thesis. IT University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen.

Granados, S. (2016). Introduction à l’Esport. The next big thing. E-Book at Amazon.


Gray, K. L. (2013). Collective Organizing, Individual Resistance, or Asshole Griefers? An Ethnographic Analysis of Women of Color in Xbox Live. Ada: A Journal of Gender, New Media, and Technology, 2.

Gray, K. L. (2017). They’re Just Too Urban’: Black Gamers Streaming on Twitch. Digital Sociologies, 1, 355-368.

Grenke, T. (2018). The Effort for eSport Events is Significantly Higher. Stadiaworld/ Sports Venues, 40-41.


Griffiths, M. D., Davies, M. N., & Chappell, D. (2003). Breaking the Stereotype: the Case of Online Gaming. CyberPsychology & Behavior, 6, 81–91.

Griffiths, M. D. (2017). The Psychosocial Impact of Professional Gambling, Professional Video Gaming & eSports. Casino & Gaming International, 28, 59-63.

Griffiths, R. P., Eastin, M. S., & Cicchirillo, V. (2016). Competitive Video Game Play: An Investigation of Identification and Competition. Communication Research, 43(4), 468-486.

Groen, M. (2013). Exclusion and Inclusion of Women in E-sport and the Example of StarCraft: Wings of Liberty. In K. Mitgutsch, S. Huber, J. Wimmer, M. Wagner & H. Rosenstingl (Eds.), Context Matters (pp. 235–240). Vienna: New Academic Press.
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