Chess an eSport? Theories & trends suggest there's a case to be made!
Chess as an eSport? Theories and trends suggest there's a case to be made - Sports News , Firstpost
Given the nature of how chess tournaments are now possible to hold in an online format with the use of an ‘electronic system,’ it is, in essence, no different from an eSport. The chess tournaments held in an offline format could be considered the same as a LAN event type of tournament for other eSports.