I think few readers are familiar with eSports, but he, nevertheless, is alive and well. Roughly speaking, this competition in computer games such as QuakeLive, Counter-Strike, StarCraft 2, FIFA, WarCraft 3 and many others. Well, we can assume that all You know these, and perhaps even played. The important fact is that e-sports needs long, sometimes 12-hour workout. Players exactly pace yourself, play at night, and such game sessions are not harmful only for the eyes, but for the whole body. However, 'kibersportsmeny' – is not synonymous with the words' wimps', 'four-eyes "or any other. Most visited fitness, in general, take care of themselves. This has become especially important recently, as physical condition also affects the game, and understands that every veteran player.

Oh, yes, money, money is an important factor for all of us, but as this is the case in computer competitions? Quite well. On time of this writing are the finals of the European tournament, with a total prize fund of 50 000 $ for a single discipline. Despite the fact that the championship is a qualifying finals for the world, money is very good. This, however, not has nothing to do with the really rich 'golden' years – the beginning of the 2000s. What is so special commemorative championship Painkiller, where first prize was given to one player 111, 000 $.

Or world finals The CPL, where the winner takes the 150, 000 USD, second place – 100 $ 000, a third – 50, 000 $. This adds motivation is not weak, so while our players have slowly beaten out the light. Among the most successful Russian players in Quake can be identified by Anton Cooller Singova, who from 2002 to 2010, earned 200, 000 $ + salary. Organization of the paragraph above, I spoke the word 'salary'. Despite the financial crisis, when some felt distinctly eSports 'drought' in prize money and sponsors, the situation returned to normal and stabilized. The Company's production of the periphery (Razer, SteelSeries, Koss, Roccat), large companies (Intel, AMD), companies that sell game servers, and many, many others are interested in advertising in our brand, because of what always distinguished the different commands good budget. Some teams can pay up to 1-2 thousand dollars. Main place of eSports South Korea – the so-called Mecca of computer competition, because there is incredibly popular StarCraft 2 (until recently, was first version of the popular game). She was the subject of several television channels, which often twist the strongest players in matches. In this country, always with the championship prize in size 70, 000 $ here are the richest organization. Jaedong, for example, in 2009, was approximately 170, 000 $ salaries. At this point I say goodbye to the dear readers, see you later.