New tournament announced by High School eSports League

New tournament announced by High School eSports League

New tournament announced by High School eSports League

High School eSports League (HSEL) have announced a competitive platform that will expand the esports community to all age groups, the launch of Generation eSports will see all age groups compete in different tournaments for a range of different prize pools.

Generation eSports will host their first event called the Social Distancing Cup and online tournament that will see a partnership between Generation eSports and Varsity Esports Foundation (VEF). The tournament will have a prize pool of $30,000 (£24,393). The Social Distancing Cup will have an enrolment date starting on the 7th April and finishing 10th May, the tournament is intended to help and support communities that have been affected by COVID-19.

The tournament will see competitions for a range of different games including League of Legends and Rocket League. Along with the $30,000 (£24,393) there will also be other prizes available ranging from gaming hardware to body soap. The registration for the tournament is free and you can register here.

Mason Mullenioux, Co-founder and CEO of Generation Esports and HSEL, has spoken out about the release and said “Today marks a new chapter for High School Esports League and an exciting beginning for Generation Esports. As the esports industry continues to evolve, one thing remains as important as ever: the people. Generation Esports is a league for all types of communities, unified by the love of video games and healthy competition. With HSEL, we’ve seen the type of positive impact esports can bring to high school students across the United States, and we hope that Generation Esports can do the same for all gamers globally.”

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