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ion.Li&rsquo●;s team, with mem●bers from vario■us years and b◆acking from wha◆t is now a un○iversity san〓ctioned e-sport◆s club, is◆ in better shap■e than the one at pr○estigious Pek■ing University, whos〓e captain, Ge Jiadi●, said it was◆ made up only ●of freshmen and had〓 received no hel○p from anyone●. No Peking Unive〓rsity team wo■n through to t○he national champi〓onship.Desp〓ite the fact that● many universi○ty e-sports te●ams and clubs● in China are man●aged by studen◆ts themselves,〓 gaming has ea■rned a place i○n the academic wor●ld, with many ○universities○ starting ◆e-sports cl

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