The Silver Snipers are a Counter Strike eSports team but not an ordinary eSports team at that, for the fact that all its players are over 60 years old with the youngest member of the team being 62 years old and the oldest 81 years old. Their goal is not really to win although they would love to but to broaden the audience of eSports to include more older people and inspire more older people to get into video games and Esports as a type of social activity with many old people living alone.
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However, do not underestimate them as they are currently sponsored by Lenovo themselves and competing at the Dreamhack digital festival in Sweden with their coach Tommy ‘Potti’ Ingemarsson being a former professional gamer. The team has big plans for the future, it wants to recruit more elders and expand into other video games and they seem to have a bright future ahead of them as they are attracting a lot of sponsor attention.