Around 1000 professional electronics gamers are expected to take part in various events of National Electronics Sports Tournament (NEST). Jaipur will play hosts for NEST, which is scheduled for September, reported Rajasthan Patrika.
The three-day event will be looked after by the Pro-GS team of the city. Along with e-sports events, a competition in electronics art will also be held. During the event, spectators can also indulge in seeing the latest digital gaming gadgets as part of the Digital Youth Festival, which will include computer gaming, console gaming and mobile gaming. In the e-art section animated movie art and photography competitions have been included as well.
or e-sports is a term for competitive play of video and computer games played competitively at amateur, semi-professional and professional levels. Some games are organized in the form of leagues and tournaments as part of e-sports.
Although competitions in video games have long existed, e-Sports underwent a significant transition in the late 1990s. Tournaments became much larger and corporate sponsorship became more common. In this century, increasing viewership brought e-sports to a wider audience.
Electronic art is considered to be an outgrowth of conceptual art and systems art. It would be pertinent to mention that to promote e-art an International Symposium for Electronic Art (ISEA), organized annually since 1988.
In recent times, e-sports has gone through tremendous growth, incurring a large increase in both viewership and prize money.