Spreadsheet esports

You’ve probably heard of esports, where people compete against each other in multiplayer video games. Financial Modeling World Cup runs esports for Microsoft Excel. Players get a fixed amount of time to accomplish complex spreadsheet tasks, and whoever figures out the correct answers in the least amount of time wins.

The two-hour all-star battle last year even had running commentary and post-competition interviews. It is so gloriously nerdy. [via kottke]