Esports Player Pipeline and Esports Skills Combine to Debut in New Orleans

LogoThe Esports Development Company announced today that the inaugural Esports Pipeline Convention and accompanying Global Esports Invitational Skills Combine will be held from April 3-5th, 2020 in New Orleans, LA, at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, adding to the city's impressive roster of national and international sporting events hosted there annually. The Esports Pipeline Convention will invite to New Orleans the biggest esports brands, investors, suppliers, developers and industry stakeholders. In addition, the convention will feature a unique global Esports Skills Combine that will simultaneously connect aspiring gamer talent with collegiate and professional teams and leagues seeking to recruit and develop players through scholarships or professional roster spots.

NACE Universities to Offer Esports Summer Camps and Combines for Esports Hopefuls in June

LogoFrom June 21-June 30, nearly a dozen nationally accredited universities will offer esports summer camps and combines for prospective students and players seeking esports scholarships nationally. The NACE Summer Camp Series is the result of a strategic partnership between the National Association of Collegiate Esports (NACE) and Harena Data Inc (GYO Score), to promote the burgeoning collegiate esports scene by aiding in player improvement, recruiting and data analytics in college esports.

Hundreds of Players Receive Esports Scholarship Offers from Esports Combine

LogoOn the first of March, GYO launched its first global esports combine which ran for a period of ten days and was held in over 350 LAN gaming centers. After several weeks of combine data analysis, over 120 scholarship and team offers have been sent to players around the world, with more offers expected to be sent this month. The goal of the combine was to help players get discovered and provide players with a skill baseline and play analysis profile in order to improve their play. Moving forward, future combines will involve more direct recruiting at the scholastic levels of play, based on the success of the first.