Financial modeling can also be considered as an esport, according to Microsoft.
Sponsored by Microsoft, Financial Modeling World Cup has hosted a multiplayer battle called the ‘888 Battle’ for excel users, with 8 eight top financial modelers around the world work their Excel skills.
The 8 participants will have 40 minutes to solve a case, prepared by the organizing committee. The participants will be required to solve a business case through creating a financial model and answering several questions related to the model on excel.
Here are the participants of the competition from 8 different countries:
Netizens share their thoughts on the esport:
You can watch it below: