The delicate balance between esports and higher education

When Darshan “Darshan” Upadhyaha took the leap into pro gaming it came along with the pivotal decision of whether or not to pursue his college education. After careful deliberation, the then 18-year-old chose to set aside his academic aspirations and commit to gaming full time. Now four years into his League of Legends Championship Series career and a top laner for Counter Logic Gaming, the decision does not seem so difficult in retrospect.

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Hungrybox’s redemption is complete after EVO championship

The best statement to describe Juan “Hungrybox“ Debiedma’s career would be: “The chase for respect.” Hungrybox is widely renowned as one of the five “gods” of Super Smash Bros Melee along with Joseph “Mango” Marquez, Adam “Armada“ Lindgren, Kevin “PPMD“ Nanney and Jason “Mew2King“ Zimmerman. They along with the God Slayer, William “Leffen“ Hjelte, came to dominate the entire Melee scene, and no other Melee player has won a tournament when they have all been present.

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