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Chinese University Offers Video Game Course for Students Interested in Esports

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A university in north-eastern China is now offering a course for its students who want to become better at video games and eventually get into esports.

The Shenyang University in Shenyang, Liaoning Province, China is offering a course that teaches students how to play, produce, promote and provide professional commentary on video games, the teachers said, according to the Daily Mail.

Gamer Hilariously Nails the Reality of Gamer Girls in Viral Tweet

Cheryl Allison Lim, a gaming personality in Singapore and digital content manager for the Female Esports League, has gone viral after posting a tweet about the reality of gamer girls.

On July 31, Lim posted a couple of pictures on her Twitter account with a caption that reads: “How people think gamer girls game vs how we actually game.” It featured two photos side-by-side showing a woman in a somewhat revealing shirt and a woman completely covered by a jacket while focused on the monitor.

Filipino DOTA 2 Player Who Typed ‘Ching Chong’ in Chat Gets Banned by Valve

One of the top eSports players from the Philippines has been banned from participating in a major event in China after typing a racial slur during a game.

Valve, which owns popular eSport title Dota 2, revealed that Filipino Dota 2 player TNC Predator’s Carlo “Kuku” Palad will not be allowed to join Chongqing Major for typing out “ching chong” in the chat.

Australian eSports Athlete Helps Win $11.2 Million Playing ‘Dota 2’

Anathan Pham, one of Australia’s most successful and highly paid athletes, won the International “Dota 2” Championships in Canada to split the total tournament prize pool of $25,532,177.

Pham, along with the boys of team OG and their new recruit Topias “Topson” Taavitsainen, managed to beat Chinese powerhouse team PSG.LGD in the grand finals in a 3-2 best of five match at The International 2018, which took place at the Rogers Arena in Vancouver on Aug. 25.

Chinese Pro-Gamer Banned Until 2020 After Allegedly Beating His Girlfriend on Livestream

A Chinese pro-gamer has been barred from competing in League of Legends (LOL) tournaments after a video live stream captured him apparently attacking and making physical threats towards his girlfriend.

Game developer/publisher Riot announced on Wednesday that player Li Wei Jun would be suspended for 20 competitive months (Jan-Oct), restricting him from playing the popular MOBA (Multiplayer Online Battle Arena) game until January 2020.