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Team Ben: A Year as a Professional Gamer Christopher Fabiszak
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Size: 5" x 8"
Binding: Perfect Bound
From cramped basements to Las Vegas hotels, follow the journey of a few competitive video game players, as professional gaming gained momentum in the late 2000s. This story takes the reader through a formative time in the author’s life, focusing on the unlikely hobby that gave him new purpose in the wake of the murder of his best friend. Super Smash Bros. Melee tournaments gained esteem and popularity on April 17, 2006, when Major League Gaming announced it would be televising its 2006-2007 season, along with a $10 million investment from Ritchie Capital. Gamers from across the United States and abroad suddenly began traveling for the chance to compete for sponsorships, prize money, ...