Intel has announced that it will bring its Esports tournament IEM to Korea ahead of the 2018 Winter Olympics. They will be having a Stracraft 2 tournament and a exhibition of the 2018 Winter Olympics official game Steep.
Bringing an Esports event to the Olympics is a big step for the gaming industry. The IOC has decided to see if they allow Esports to become part of the Olympics. With Intel pushing the boundaries and bringing their tournaments to partner with the Olympics they bring gaming a step closer to the Olympics.
Olympics website: Olympics IEM
Intel website: IEM PyeongChang