Obsessed Internet gamers in South Korea now have a league of their own

One Saturday this month, roughly 10,000 South Koreans interrupted their usual weekend activity of playing Internet games for something else: to watch professionals play Internet games.They gathered in plastic chairs on a beach just before sunset, paying the equivalent of $3 per ticket. Advertisements hung from the stage, the speakers and the overhead lights. The players for the two teams wore uniforms, distinguished by sponsorship logos of competing telecommunications companies.
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/08/16/AR2010081602506.html

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