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Senior Manny Sanchez, captain of the IC Blue League of Legends team, said the team has been unable to use the esports room at the college this year because of scheduling difficulties. Instead, the team practices virtually, using online chat apps to communicate.

Esports club seeking support from administration

By Ori Grady, Staff Writer April 20, 2022
Since 2019, the Ithaca College Esports Club has appealed to casual gamers who just want to have fun, as well as competitive gamers who enjoy the thrill of tournaments.
From left, seniors Tenzin Namgyel and Manny Sanchez will look to help the Ithaca College Esports team earn a trip to the national tournament next semester.

Ithaca College Esports club working to reach the postseason

By Connor Glunt, Sports Editor December 9, 2021
The Ithaca College Esports club team that participates in competitive League of Legends tournaments, has its sights set on a bid to the national tournament this spring.
Members of the Ithaca College Esports Club gather to watch and compete in Friends Hall in April 2019.

Esports Club continues to compete despite COVID-19 shutdowns

By Aidan Charde, Staff Writer October 26, 2020
When Ithaca College made the decision to continue online instruction for Fall 2020, athletes in fall sports lost the opportunity to compete together on campus. Well, most sports anyway.

The Hot Stove: Minimizing harm key for esports

By Steve Derderian, Columnist November 3, 2014
Columnist Steve Derderian believes we need to minimize the potential harm that comes with esports, rather than debate whether or not it's a sport.
More than 2,000 of the worlds best gamers competed in front of 18,000 spectators at the MLG Championship in Anaheim, California, in June 2013.

Esports break onto scene as new form of competition

By Kira Maddox, Managing Editor October 29, 2014
With emerging technology, esports are becoming comparable to traditional sports.
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