ESPN Events to Debut Collegiate Esports Championship

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ESPN Events has announced its first-ever ESPN Collegiate Esports Championship, which will be held in Houston, Texas this May.

Hundreds of schools across North America will soon compete in qualifiers hosted by Tespa and the Collegiate Star League, which will give winners the chance to compete in the live LAN semi-finals and championship that will take place May 10-12 at the George R Brown Convention Center Comicpalooza weekend, held by ESPN Events.

Games announced for the event include Overwatch, Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition, Hearthstone, StarCraft II and Heroes of the Storm. Finalists will compete for scholarships, and portions of the qualifying rounds and the LAN championship will be streamed globally on various platforms.

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