The Boise TechMall is hosting the Treasure Valley's first every Electronic Sports or E-Sport, for cash gaming competition. The event is the first of it's kind, in the building that is also a first of it's kind. You also have access to the first automated beer wall, which by the way, is the first of it's kind, this side of the Mississippi. So with all this going on what is this E-Sports competition? Is it even something I should get excited about? Well let me answer both of those.
What Are E-Sports?
"Esports is a term for organized multiplayer video game competitions. The most common video game genresassociated with electronic sports are real-time strategy, fighting, first-person shooter, and multiplayer online battle arena. Tournaments such as the League of Legends World Championship, The International Dota 2 Championships, the Battle.net World Championship Series, the Evolution Championship Series, the Intel Extreme Masters, provide both live broadcasts of the competition, and cash prizes to competitors." Quoted From Wikipedia.
About Treasure Valley E-Sports
What Treasure Valley E-Sports has created is an event that, they hope, will spring E-Sports onto the map in Treasure Valley area. What they envision is a home for all gamers to come and enjoy the games but also to start paving the way for professional gamers from all over the Idaho region. To register visit tvesports.com. The event schedule is a 9 week for cash tournament. The game is League of Legends, which is a fast-paced, competitive online game that blends the speed and intensity of an RTS with RPG elements. Two teams of powerful champions, each with a unique design and playstyle, battle head-to-head across multiple battlefields and game modes. The winner at the end of the spilt will be earning the top cash prize.
With the Boise TechMall as the host building, there are a few things to look forward to. First off an abundance of high speed Internet is available for the tournament. With 100mbps up and down, that means no network lag of any kind and an incredibly great gaming experience. And with the Boise Hotspots' first ever, automated beer wall, you will never have to worry about the drinks again. Just sample and fill your glass between games. Also with the Boise TechCafe, you can enjoy a great meal! The TechCafe will bring you your favorites, made fresh by the head chef.
So, with all that, you're probably now really excited and just can't wait to try your hand at some of these games. So where is it? Well the Boise TechMall is located at 1550 S Cloverdale Rd, Boise, ID 83709. The whole building is being used for this event, which starts on the second floor. So don't worry about room or if your 32 inch monitor will have room to play. With the event ending soon, we hope to see you there. But don't worry, if you can not make it there, they are streaming it live every weekend! Check out twitch.tv/sunsentertainment.
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