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Indian Esports: Gamers Seek Fame, Riches in World’s Next Esports Hub

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Next to a primary school and a shabby playground in India's financial capital Mumbai stands a plush four-story building that's home to the world's newest breed of athlete.

More than 20 young “streamers” in residence spend their day playing video games, training hard for televised esports tournaments that draw in millions of viewers.

Equipped with bunkbeds, cubicles and a kitchen with a full-time chef, the gaming house is one of many popping up around the country -- testament to the explosive growth of an industry that's attracting investment from around the world.“We eat, sleep and play under the same roof,” said Animesh Agarwal, founder of Mumbai-based content creator and gaming talent management company S8UL. “When we play big ticket tournaments, it's all about the mental play.

We need to bring teams together to build trust.”While still in its infancy compared to the US, China and Japan, investors are betting on huge growth in Indian esports -- powered by one of the world's youngest populations and cheap mobile data.

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