This depresses me greatly. There doesn't seem to be any females on a challenger level like any of the guys that play. I seriously want to know why. I know it has to do with skill but still. I'm seriously curious about every possible reason.
Most Helpful Guy
Do you want the easy answer or the real answer? Males tend to try harder, devote themselves to it more, practice harder, spend more mental effort getting good. There are more males who play in general.
Then there's the fact that male and women just have different mental capabilities, and at least some of those differences make men better at video games. In general men tend to be better at developing acute skills. From an evolutionary standpoint it was probably more necessary to for them to reproduce as it made them an important member of their community. If they weren't the best at something, no matter how minor, they were basically expendable.
There isn't much of a difference, it only really matters at the very top, where people are at the very limit of ability. The average girl is probably barely distinguishable in play from the average guy.2
Most Helpful Girl
I play LoL and I've gamed with a few other girls who definitely knew their shit. The problem is just that there are by far more men playing LoL then women. Therefor it makes sense why there aren't many women on challenger. It's cause we are vastly outnumbered. I don't claim to the best myself but I do believe I have skill in the game and placed silver before. Due to time constraints I couldn't go further but I'm really hoping to get gold this season if time allows me to do so.2
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