The Microsoft Excel World Championships are as awesomely entertaining as it sounds

Over the weekend, ESPN aired a replay of a recent esports event that saw the world’s most advanced Microsoft Excel users compete against each other in a knockout tournament.

Hosted by the people behind the Financial Modeling World Cup, the Excel “All-Star Battle” took place in May. It started with eight competitors going head-to-head in a series of spreadsheetbased challenges until a champion was finally crowned.