Esports (aka electronic sports) is an activity that involves participating in videogame competitions professionally. It’s long been considered an upstart hobby that tries to make its way into the real sports, but recently it’s been accepted into the fold of internationally recognized sports activities.
Meaning and History
Esports have been around since as long ago as 70s and 80s, but it wasn’t until recently that playing games professionally became a worthwhile career. That being said, this sport doesn’t have any one emblem, but there are oftentimes brand such as Esports World Convention are associated with it, and their logo are used accordingly.
What is Esports?
Esports refers to competitive video gaming where professional players or teams compete against each other in organized tournaments and leagues. It has gained immense popularity worldwide, attracting millions of viewers and significant investment from sponsors and advertisers. Esports has evolved into a thriving industry with a global fanbase and opportunities for players to earn substantial income through prize money and sponsorships.
2003 – today (ESWC)
Esports World Convention (aka Esports World Cup) has been launched in 2003. They only ever had one logo, and here it is. It features a blue circle with a white bullet-shaped blot on it with another, smaller red one on top. They usually accompany it with a plain uppercase ‘ESWC’ acronym written in black right below.
Emblem and Symbol
This one is a recognizable symbol of Esports. They often put it on top of ESWC-hosted smaller championships, so it gets featured all the time. There is no specific emblem for Esports, but the field as a whole often uses emblems from ESWC, Esports Arena or Esports Stadium Arlington.