eSports - Philly



Jul. 29, 2019 3:05 pm

A teenager from MontCo just won $3M in the Fortnite World Cup

Kyle "Bugha" Giersdorf of Pottsgrove took home the largest esports prize ever given this past weekend.

May 30, 2019 10:00 am

On The Market: Arcadia University is hiring four (!) esports coaches

Wanna lead the next generation of gamers to greatness? Plus, become the City of Philadelphia's next Smart City director, and more open positions in the Philly area.

May 6, 2019 12:20 pm

Report: Philly will be home to the 2019 Overwatch League finals

Citing league sources, ESPN reports the likely venue for the September event will be Comcast Spectacor's Wells Fargo Center.

May 2, 2019 9:43 am

Meet the brains behind Philly’s leading team in esports

Tucker Roberts, and Joe Marsh, who lead Spectacor Gaming and Philadelphia Fusion, will speak at Philly Tech Week's Introduced by conference on Thursday, May 9.

May 1, 2019 1:25 pm

N3rd Street Gamers to open an esports hub in California

The NoLibs company's third such hub is being launched in partnership with Southern California-based esports company Ultimate Media Ventures.

Apr. 4, 2019 10:07 am

These universities won big at PA Cup, a collegiate esports tournament

Thirty teams from 16 schools across the Keystone State faced off over the weekend in Overwatch, Hearthstone and League of Legends matches.

Mar. 25, 2019 12:21 pm

South Philly will be home to the first ground-up, purpose-built esports arena in the country

Fusion Arena, a $50 million project built to seat 3,500, is set to open in 2021.

Mar. 20, 2019 12:40 pm

N3rd Street Gamers partners with Overwatch publisher for national amateurs’ tournament

Amateur players from Philadelphia, Denver, Boston, Arlington and Washington, D.C. will be able to compete for prize pools of up to $50,000.

Feb. 27, 2019 10:30 am

Gaming gone global: Comcast Spectacor, Korean telecom giant enter esports joint venture

Alongside SK Telecom, the Comcast division will establish a company called T1 Entertainment & Sports, in a bid to expand its esports operations globally.

Feb. 12, 2019 4:00 pm

Next month, 16 Pa. colleges will compete in a varsity esports championship

Harrisburg University, which has a satellite campus in Philly, is launching the PA Cup — a collegiate tournament to remind you that esports are real.

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