Matthew Burdick (left) and Parker Walters share a laugh during a Northwest ESports Counter-Strike tournament on April 27, 2019, at Willis Tucker Community Activity Center in Snohomish. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Matthew Burdick (left) and Parker Walters share a laugh during a Northwest ESports Counter-Strike tournament on April 27, 2019, at Willis Tucker Community Activity Center in Snohomish. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

A look inside the rapidly growing world of local esports

Northwest ESports is hosting local tournaments as competitive video gaming rises in popularity.

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