Why Esports Isn’t Cool

The industry is more of a hobby than a business. The esports industry is very similar to the tech industry in terms that everyone comes up with an idea, raises money, and loses a lot of it. Losing money isn’t cool therefore I don’t see why esports is....

Why Esports Needs Referees

Over the past weekend we hosted the AGN hybrid CoD and R6 tournament. While it was a great event, I and the entire staff only talked about how toxic it was. Previously I wrote a blog post comparing esports to sports and how it was similar and different. While I was...

Esports Are Not Sports

There is a very common debate concerning if esports are sports. My opinion is that esports are not sports. As a former professional athlete and a business owner in the esports industry I have taken both opinions. Soon esports will be considered a sport in electronic...

Toxicity in Esports

Toxicity in esports is very common and many parents are concerned with their children raging while playing video games. I agree it is an issue, but I do not think the issue is as bad as parents might think. If you have read some of my previous blog posts you will know...

Profitability In Professional Esports

Even though Contender Esports is a grassroots esports organization; I would like to touch on a topic that is often discussed and unknown to many that aren’t involved in the pro esports scene. That issue is it’s lack of profitability. Esports is a rising industry and...