E-sport veteran SK Gaming resides in Palais Lindenthal, located on an avenue in front of the city forest in the west of Cologne.

The centerpiece is in the inner courtyard: the gaming facility, the training center for professional gamers.

In the center of the small bungalow is a long board where up to ten players can play on high-tech PCs at the same time.

There is a fitness room and kitchen with its own chef.

League of Legends is the figurehead of SK, it is one of the large and popular games that an audience of millions follows in the stream. The players switch between clubs for millions and earn six-figure sums a year. Managing Director Alexander Müller is investing almost ten million euros in the league program this season. Money well spent. He says: "Sometimes I stand here alone with a big grin on my face and think: This is amazing!"