E-Sports in Ohio

7/13/19

2:00 PM to 2:30 PM

Ohio History Center

800 E. 17th Ave., Columbus, OH 43211

(800) 686-6124

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Much has changed since Atari introduced Pong in 1972 and the first competition of Space Invaders took place in the 1980s. Today, e-sports is big business, often awarding millions in prize money. Colleges and universities, like Ohio's own Miami University, University of Akron, Ashland University and The Ohio State University, have entered the space of e-gaming. Learn who's playing the game and what we're learning from this intersection of sports and technology. Included with general museum admission.