Ep 26: Expertise through practice | Chester King - by Ali Macknojia
Longitude Sound Bytes
Sound byte about resilience in the world of esports and everyday life from Chester King, CEO at British Esports Association, London. Presented by Alishahal Macknojia, Longitude fellow from University of Houston.See transcript.If you like this episode, please subscribe to Longitude Sound Bytes, rate and review wherever you get your podcasts. You can also write to us at email@example.com. This podcast is a production of Longitude.site, directed by Ipek Martinez. Our music is composed for us and mixed by Molly Turner. Website: https://www.longitude.site/podcast/ List of episodes for each series: https://longitude.site/episodes/Support the show (https://longitude.site/support-us/)
Chester King: The role of the British Esports Association
Sports Content Strategy with MrRichardClarke: Exploring sports content, journalism, digital and social media
TOPICSDefinitions of esports and gamingThe rule of the British Esports Association - "We're a national body not a governing body"The medal event at the Rio Olympics, helped by the UK GovernmentWhy the IOC wants every sport to have a "gaming strategy"The role of the game FIFA in the spread of football in the USPassive media v active and social mediaThe RAF scheme to combat lonelinessThe potential benefits of esports in fighting dementiaThe digital disconnect and importance of treating players as athletesOpening up career pathways in esports. The size of the industryThe diversity issues in esports and how to solve themThe possibility of women-only tournamentsThe development of veterans' tournamentThe effect of lockdown on esports and why it was not all upsideIs investment growing on the back of lockdown? "The UK is the black hole of esports investment"The cost of running an esports sideThe importance of getting brands involved, especially in the UKThe problem of toxicity in esports and the ways to combat itChester's current to-do listThe problem of planning ahead in esports
S04 E02: British Esports Association CEO Chester King on why brands should embrace esports
This week we're chatting to Chester King, CEO of the British Esports Association. Ahead of his keynote at our youth marketing festival YMS20 LDN this April, he shared why marketers are missing a trick if they're not embracing the esports industry. We also heard how the BEA is addressing the gender gap in esports and Chester's predictions for the next decade in youth marketing. For more info on YMS, check out www.voxburner.com and follow us on socials @voxburner. Music: May the Chords be With You by Computer Music All-Stars Copyright: Attribution: creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
114: Esports - The Future of Live Sport? w/ Roisin O'Shea (Fnatic), Chester King (British Esports Association) & Chris Paget (Sheridans)
The Digital Sport Insider
Recently I was lucky to host a panel on esports - looking at the live event and fan engagement side of the industry, and what this meant to the sports audience we were sat in front of. It's a fascinating discussion that addressed a number of points that have come up when esports is talked about in sports circles. Especially on how football teams and sports leagues have entered the industry and what they should be doing. For more events, keep an eye on DigitalSport.co for what is coming up each month. The London series is presented by Sportradar.
Episodes VI is here, Season Kings (Japp & AB) bring another week of providing their perspective on whats going in the NFL, Charlottesville, and the state of America as we try to heal from this past week catastrophe. Take a listen as we provide our flavor on today's culture.