Venture-backed company brings esports league to high school level

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Parents often complain about their teens spending too much time playing video games. But esports have been rapidly moving into the mainstream. More than 200 colleges in the US and Canada already recruit for esports scholarship. Additionally, there are also esport clubs in many high schools. Traditional high school varsity sports require a lot of infrastructure, from setting official rules to organising districts, conferences and state playoff tournaments. Esports present additional challenges, as they require more technical infrastructure than established sports. Now, two new organisations are working to create this. Last year, the High School Sports League (HSEL) organised a…

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