They dreamed of esports glory. Then their bodies broke down
Professional gaming is booming, with millions on offer for the best players. But esports is also taking a physical and mental toll – and some have decided that enough is enough
🚨 New long read from me 🚨 On the awful health issues that can plague esports players. I spoke to Julia, who needed wrist surgery, and several players who said the mental pressure was overwhelming. Esports is just coming to terms with this.