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Shanghai to build $900m esports venue

2020 League of Legends World Championship Final between Suning and DAMWON Gaming at Shanghai Pudong Football Stadium on October 31, 2020 in Shanghai. (Photo by Yin Liqin/China News Service via Getty Images)

Construction has started on a $900m (€733m) esports facility in Shanghai, which the city hopes will make it the global 'capital' of professional gaming.