Olympic Council to Brings eSports to the Asian Games

In a combined effort between the Olympic Council of Asia and Alisports of China, eSports will be making an appearance in the official program of the 2018 and 2022 Asian Games.

Due to their incredible popularity and growth, competitive Electronic Sports have been added to September’s OCA Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games as a demonstration sport and are slated to make appearances at the 18th and 19th Asian Games.

The 2018 games held in Jakarta and Palembang, Indonesia will showcase eSports as a demonstration sport, which has been a stepping stone to becoming an Olympic event for sports such as baseball, tennis, and Taekwondo.

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Source: IGN