Professional gamer 'puts university on hold'
24 June 2014 Last updated at 12:30 BST
Professional gaming is continuing to grow as a spectator sport, with thousands of fans turning out to watch the European round of the League of Legends LCS Championship at Wembley Arena last weekend.
The BBC's Jim Taylor was among them, speaking to one competitor who has put university on hold to dedicate more time to e-sports.
Broadcast on BBC Radio 4's Today programme on Tuesday 24 June.