Monday, March 6, 2017

How the world’s top CS:GO players plan for life after esports

Esports can seem like an exciting – and lately, lucrative – career option for hardcore gamers. As with popular traditional sports, the field of professional competitive gaming now sees major sponsorship deals and multi-million dollar prize pools for players competing in top-tier global tournaments. Careers in professional leagues can start awfully early – some players start while still in their teens. That led me to wonder if these young champions know how to manage their money and secure their futures once they retire. I met with several Counter-Strike: Global Offensive players from some of the world’s top-ranked teams at the…

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