Thai E-League Pro: a digital game competition and game consumption in Thai Society.


  • Rawirot Saingam Faculty of Social Sciences, Chiang Mai University


Thai E-League Pro, eSport, Football Association of Thailand, Pro Evolution Soccer


This article is a study of eSport through a Thai E-league Pro that is a football digital game competition and digital game consumption in Thai society. For a study about the background and formation of Thai E-league Pro, a relationship of sectors that contributed to the competition, a production for promotions professional football Thai League and forms of digital game consumption. With 2 methods: document research and fieldwork. The result of the study shows that Thai E-league Pro is supported by the Football Association of Thailand and Konami company that developed the Pro Evolution Soccer game and including sponsors from the professional football program Thai League to produce the competition program for the promotion of the professional football program Thai League. Digital game consumption in Thai society includes play the digital game by yourself and watch another gamer playing (streamer, caster) and digital game competition program through online platform.


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How to Cite

Saingam, Rawirot. 2021. “Thai E-League Pro: A Digital Game Competition and Game Consumption in Thai Society”. Journal of Social Sciences, Faculty of Social Sciences, Chiang Mai University 33 (1):124-46.