School isn't only about education

  • VANCOUVER (BC) September. 30, 2020/CNW/ TGS Esports Inc. and 2K22 MT Chicago Gaming United have teamed together to produce an thrilling NBA2K tournament for Chicagoland high school students. The top three winners in each division will be awarded educational scholarships.

    "School isn't only about education. It's about friends, sports and most importantly, forming the right community. TGS CEO Spiro Khouri, said the outbreak has taught teenagers how important these connections are. "Esports fulfilled that need, and the entire world was in a lull. This tournament will bring together students from all over city in one event.

    The tournament will include an Xbox and PlayStation division. PlayStation and Xbox division. It will take place online on the weekend of November 7 and November 14-15. The final round - the Elite 8 for each division to be held on the weekend of November 21-22 and will be streamed live via TGS' Twitch channel. TGS will run the tournament with professional-level production and tournament management to the competition.

    A portion of the event's profits will go to three non-profits: Cxmmunity, which promotes sports participation for minorities; Beyond Sports, which supports the transformation of athletic potential into real world opportunities; and That Harper Kid. This foundation was created by Buy NBA 2K22 MT Linnae Harper, who was a former Chicago Sky guard, to aid local youngsters.