[Podcast] Chinese fans leave behind government’s video game bashing to celebrate esports team’s world title

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Coming just months after the Chinese government made strict new rules limiting under 18s from playing computer games more than three hours a week, a Chinese esports team won the League of Legends World Championship. Fans celebrated in the streets and even state-owned media offered congratulations.

Read the article by Jiayun Feng: https://supchina.com/2021/11/09/chinese-fans-leave-behind-governments-video-game-bashing-to-celebrate-esports-teams-world-title/

Narrated by Anthony Tao.

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