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This week's episode of Red Bull's This is eSports series takes us back to the Red Bull Training Grounds to meet some of the competitors. The victor of the Training Grounds competition is headed to Battlegrounds, a major Starcraft II competition.
If you've ever wondered how some of the competitors prepare, or what it's like to live with someone who makes his or her living as a professional gamer, this episode is for you.
This is eSports is a 16-episode web series that brings viewers behind the scenes of competitive gaming. Be sure to check out the past episodes, too. For more on the upcoming Battlegrounds NYC on November 23 and 24, visit the official website.
Our TakeCompetitive gaming isn't just about playing every day and night. It's about getting your feet wet in competition and learning what it takes to overcome the stress and pressure when it counts. This is eSports continues to be an educational and entertaining series, especially for people like me that don't know much about this aspect of the industry.
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Is this what the kids that call me a "casul" after I get home from work in the evenings look like? I don't feel so bad about sucking at video games anymore.