Many of us know a young person who plays video games as a hobby. For some, this hobby has turned into a vocation that’s paying off. You can watch some of the best of the best in action Nov. 6 through Nov. 8 at the Galveston Island Esports Summit at the Galveston Island Convention Center.

The world of esports is growing exponentially. For those unfamiliar with the phenomenon, GamesRadar.com describes it this way, “In essence, esports is the collective term used to describe competitive gaming at a professional level, with the top esports players often being the very best in the world at their respective game.”

Mary Beth Bassett is the public relations director for the Galveston Island Convention and Visitors Bureau and the Park Board of Trustees.

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