E-sports: Singaporean e-racer Aleef earns dual scholarship from racing team and US uni

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SINGAPORE - When Singaporean e-racer Ar Muhammad Aleef Mohamed Rafik first started pursuing e-sports, his gaming set-up consisted of a 15-inch laptop he used for school, a $400 e-racing steering wheel and a dining chair, two of which he broke when he was overly enthusiastic during his practice.

His father Mohamed Rafik recounted with a laugh: "He used to mount it on a study table and sit on those dining chairs. He broke two dining chairs because he had to push backwards when he stepped on the pedals."

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