Online gaming needs to give women a sporting chance

Every year, the female-unfriendly sector loses billions by turning away half of a lucrative market

Emmet Ryan

Technology Correspondent @emmetjryan
11th August, 2019

The Fortnite World Cup last month generated a lot of hype, not least around the $3 million top prize won by a US teenager.

This led to the usual column cycles discussing pesky millennials, and the odd scenario where people who normally identify on the left economically had to explain supply and demand economics to people who identify as capitalists. Everybody forgot about it, but then came phase two: the columns pointing out that there wasn’t...

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