5 tips for becoming a pro gamer

You pro gamerfancy yourself a pretty solid League of Legends player. Or maybe you’re untouchable when it comes to Halo. And now you’re ready to see if you’ve got what it takes to earn a living at it.

Pro gamers can certainly make bank. 25-year old Lee “Jaedong” Jae Dong has earned more than $504,000 over 47 tournaments. And Johnathan “Fatal1ty” Wendel pocketed over $450,000 in tournaments (and a lot more in endorsement deals).

But success in the eSports world takes a lot more than just a lot of practice and studying the moves of your opponents. We spoke with a few eSports champs to get their tips on what people can do to best prepare for competition.

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How to go pro in video games

You’re king of the hill on your friends list in Modern Warfare 3. You prey on noobs whenever you encounter them online. And you never, everget tired of playing.

That’s when the thought occurs to you: Maybe, just maybe, there’s a way to make a living at this.

The good news? There is. The bad news is that it isn’t easy. At all.

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