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E-Sports Developments - China

By Emre Bilginoglu, Attorney, Istanbul, Turkey Superdata, a digital research firm, states that the worldwide E-Sports’ market was valued at 1.5 billion USD this year. This firm expects a tremendous growth of 26 % by 2020. China is undoubtly a part of this incredible growth. In November, the World final of LoL attracted a crowd of more than 40,000 people in Beijing. LoL developer of Riot Games is owned by a Chinese firm, Tencent. China is on the verge of becoming a new hub for worldwide E-Sports. Another important milestone for the new hub will be the delivery of E-Sports medals at the 2022 Asian Games in Hanghou, China. As mentioned in our previous GSLTR website posts, E-Sports’ teams are looking to open a branch in the Chinese market, as more and more investors and gamers seek out further opportunities in China.   Emre Bilginoglu may be contacted by e-mail at ‘This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.’.      
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Prof. Guglielmo Maisto
Maisto e Associati, Milano

Dr. Dick Molenaar
All Arts Tax Advisors, Rotterdam


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Hardwick & Morris LLP, London

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Maisto e Associati, Milano


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