Gamers! New Esports Tournament is Coming to Albany

It’s so amazing to see how the esports world has grown. From what started as a way to seclude yourself has turned into a huge community and now you can compete right here in the Capital Region!

News10 is reporting that The Albany Capital Center will be hosting a new collegiate Esports conference. If you’re not familiar with Esports, maybe the games Fortnite or Madden sound more familiar. With the growth of this industry, it’s great to see that the Capital Region is jumping on board with the popularity and taking advantage of this growing new kind of sport.

The Esports conference will be held on March 20-21, 2019 at the Albany Capital Center. News10 is reporting that the schools participating at the HV Gamer Con 2019 are: “Canisius College, DeSales University, Drew University, Keuka College, Mansfield University, Marist College, Morazian College, Neumann University, Quinnipiac University, Sacred Heart University, Saint Peter’s University, Siena College, Stevenson University, Stockton University, SUNY Canton and Texas Wesleyan University.”

Tickets cost $40 for adults and $20 for students for all-session, individuals will be $25 for adults and $15 for students.

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