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2nd AEC meeting focuses on development
2nd AEC meeting focuses on development

12 Dec 2010
Muscat, Oman: The 2nd Asian E-sports Confederation (AEC) meeting was held today at the Shangri-La's Barr Al Jissah Resort and Spa in Muscat. The fruitful meeting, chaired by Natalya Sipovich from Kazakhstan, discussed a wide range of issues and items within the Asian E-Sports industry.

The meeting focused mainly on the organisation and preparation of the first AEC General Assembly and tournament.

Other topics included an age cap for E-games competitors, E-games categories, the type of competition machinery, and building the official website of the AEC.

Electronic Sports, abbreviated to E-Sports, has emerged in the last decade, especially after the popularisation of the Internet. There are about 1 billion people playing different kinds of E-games in Asia alone.

E-sports is used as a general term to describe the playing of video games competitively. Other terms include competitive gaming, professional gaming, cyber-sports and V-Sports.

Games that are considered Electronic Sports normally belong to the Real Time Strategy, First Person Shooter and Racing genres. They are played competitively at amateur, semi-professional and professional levels including in professional leagues and tournaments.
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