The Rising Success of esport in South Korea
Esport refers to a kind of sports competition with electronic game devices, usually played on the internet. It is considered to be one of the fastest growing e-sports throughout the world today. esport also often takes the form of multiplayer, inter-company, or online organized game competitions, especially between internationally known professional competitors, often inter-company or team competitions.
The popularity of esport has reached new heights in the last few years, not only because of its growth rate but also because of the growing number of game companies that are sponsoring international tournaments and leagues. A large majority of the most famous personalities in the world of esport play the role of an esport legend. Some of them become so famous that their names become synonymous with a specific game or type of game. These include long time streamers like Grumpy Old Man Kang “Krang” Byung-Kwon, Long time player Kim “Korean server” Sang-ok and rookie player jung” Miya” Cholong, all of whom have become household names through their own notoriety and subsequent achievements in the world of esport.
One of the most popular and well-known players of the recent times is Korean server jung “Miya”. He is widely known for his impressive on air skills and ability to play multiple mid-lane throughout the game. As a result, his consistency at both mid-lane and off-lane has made him one of the favorites to represent the South Korea in the World Cyber Games or the finals of the League of Legends tournament. Another well-known Korean player is Park “Hako” Hyung, another player who plays for Samsung. He too has impressed many with his impressive mechanical play, often winning the games with his great farming skills. Other well-known Koreans playing in the League of Legends include Han “icy” Young-ho and Lee “jjong “ook” Min-ho, both of whom have become popular due to their incredible individual performances in the team.