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Gamers in Arcadia’s co-educational esports program will compete as part of the school’s athletic program in games such as League of Legends, Hearthstone, Overwatch, and Rocket League, with two teams per game. A 1,500-square-foot space on campus will serve as the central competition area and the program will be led by a head coach (for each game) and a program director. According to the school, the arena will be equipped with 36 high-end gaming PCs, multiple console-based systems, a projection system for coaches to use for film study and game review, coaches offices, and a players’ lounge. Arcadia has plans for two teams per game and the arena will be available to other various groups on campus, such as the Gaming Club. The school plans to join the National Association of Collegiate Esports (NACE).
The school’s Board of Trustees voted to allocate (initially) “$230,000 this academic year to purchase memberships for students to the N3rd Street Gamers network and provide them access to their gaming equipment free of charge.” Rowan University will kick off its esports initiative with a daylong tournament for students enrolled at Rowan University and its Rowan College partner schools on Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019. The university is expected to start recruiting for collegiate club teams early in the spring semester. In the meantime, interested student gamers may visit Rowan University Campus Recreation here for additional details about the esports program. Discover additional details on eSports Tournaments.
North America will account for $345 million of this generated revenue, while China will generate $164 million. Global esports viewers will total 380 million in 2018. This can be broken down into 165 million esports enthusiasts and 215 million occasional viewers. In 2017, there were 588 major esports events that generated an estimated $59 million in ticket revenues. The largest prize pool was over $25 million Dota 2 International 2018 holds the record for the largest prize pool in esports history, offering $25,532,177.00 to the winner. The total prize money of all esports events held in 2017 was over $112 million. Smaller esports events are also available and tend to be easier to access and cheaper. You can find out about these through social media groups, gaming conventions and through specific gaming communities.
A further 16 games will take place on Week Two this week starting with Washington Justice facing London Spitfire in what is now a must-win game for the current Champions, who then also face a tough second game later in the week when they take on the as-yet undefeated Huangzhou Spark in the first of four games on Sunday. Other key matches include a double-header for New York Excelsior against Los Angeles Valiant and then the winless Houston Outlaws, while the Philadelphia Fusion will hope to continue their positive start against the Florida Mayhem and the Dallas Fuel. At the other end of the table, the luckless Shanghai Dragons will continue their search for their first win in the Overwatch League after going all of last season without a win, as they have just one game this week against the Boston Uprising. Source: https://www.onlineesports.com/.