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Video game warriors do battle before 40,000 fans in China

BEIJING: More than 40,000 spectators, giant screens, players glued to their keyboards and more than $1 million prize money for the winners: welcome to the world of eSports in China, a country that has become a leader in competitive video game playing. The final of the world championships for League of Legends, one of the most-played video games on the planet, took place Saturday in Beijing's "Bird's Nest", the national stadium built for the 2008 Olympic Games. "The atmosphere is great! It's better than at home, no?"…