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Brief History of e-Sports

First E-Sports Competition, Top Prize was a subscription to Rolling Stone Magazine The first official video game competition on record happened at Stanford University on October 19, 1972. That event invited players to compete in a game called Spacewar, which is a space combat game that was first developed in 1962. Students gathered to compete against each other, and the winner, Bruce Baumgart, won the top prize of a one-year subscription to Rolling Stone magazine. Read more: Brief History of e-Sports