Cybersport Community: Social Structures Transformation as a Basis for Intercultural Dialogue

  • Vera Boguslavskaya
  • Ekaterina Budnik
  • Alyona Azizulova
  • Larisa V. SharakhinaEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 11193)


The existence of the cybersport community as a special Information society social structure whose members are united by common interests and have their own communication infrastructure is reviewed in the article. ESport Mass Media features as an element of eSport media scene constituting cybersport community are represented. The potential of e-sports as a platform for creating a tolerant attitude to representatives of other countries and cultures, intercultural and interethnic dialogue is demonstrated. Social dialect development as a marker of recognition in the society of gamers also analysed.


ESport ESport media Social structures Intercultural communication Information society 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.The Pushkin State Russian Language InstituteMoscowRussia
  2. 2.Saint Petersburg Electrotechnical University “LETI”/ETUSt. PetersburgRussia

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