The Book of Esports: The Definitive Guide to Competitive Video Games


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6.3 X 9.1 X 0.9 inches | 0.9 pounds

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About the Author

William "The Professor" Collis graduated from Amherst College cum laude and Harvard Business School as a Baker Scholar. After working for BCG and Hasbro, William co-founded and sold the esports coaching platform Gamer Sensei, raising over six million dollars in venture capital. William is currently co-owner and co-founder of the pro esports organization Team Genji, ranked as the #1 Hearthstone team in the world. William is the subject of the Harvard Business School case Choosing the Right Esports Business Model, and co-author of the award-winning Harvard Business School case One Game to Rule Them All. He is also a frequent esports contributor to numerous publications, including the Japan Times, with his most popular article "Super Mario Syndrome" receiving wide reprints in Asia. William earned his nickname "The Professor" as co-founder and co-host of the popular Business of Esports podcast, where you can listen to his views on the gaming industry, its growth and its future every week.


"A fantastic and incredibly insightful overview of both esports and the future of human competition. One of the most important sports books of the decade." --Peter Olson, former CEO of Random House and Professor at Harvard Business School
"THE BOOK OF ESPORTS is a fun, funny and accessible overview of competitive gaming and why esports matters to everyone. William's passion and deep expertise make for an enthralling read!" --Arda Ocal, Emmy Award Nominated Esports Caster
"Five stars. A fun, funny and absolutely engaging overview on esports. Easily the best book on competitive gaming I have ever read. Esports is followed by hundreds of millions of people across the world. This is an important, big business. A must read book." --Mike Vorhaus, Founder of Vorhaus Advisors and the 'Godfather' of esports