Get Ready for the Galentine’s Games!
The third annual League of Legends tournament features players vying for $10,000 in prize money for charity
SANTA MONICA, Calif., Feb. 10, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Super League Gaming (Nasdaq: SLGG), a global leader in competitive video gaming and esports entertainment for everyday players, announced today the exciting details for the Semi-Finals and Finals of the latest Super League Arena event, featuring four female, female-identifying, and/or non-binary teams in a League of Legends invitational tournament: the third annual Galentine’s Games.
All semi-finalists will be competing to win a piece of the $10,000 prize pool, with each team’s winnings set to support a women’s-focused charity they selected - Black Girls Code, Girls Who Code, Live Your Dream, California Breast Cancer Research Program.
Today’s matches feature two teams captained by known streamers Kaia and MrsChimChim, and two teams captained by players who were among the top competitors in the 2020 Galentine’s Games. The winning teams will battle in the Finals tomorrow, February 11th, with all matches being broadcast on SuperLeagueTV on Twitch, leveraging the company’s fully-remote, proprietary production system and patented technology.
Part of the Super League Arena content experience includes intimate interviews which feature players sharing their personal stories and experiences as esports competitors. Kaia, MrsChimChim, and several other Galentine’s Games participants will be showcased in dedicated videos talking about their unique gaming journey, which will be available post-event on Super League’s Twitter. In addition, an on-demand event recap inclusive of top plays and key moments from all matches, as well as special comments from competitors, will be available on Super League’s YouTube channel.
“Galentine’s Games started as a labor of love by treasured Super Leaguers and has now become an important component of our esports footprint,” said Ann Hand, Chief Executive Officer for Super League. “We are thrilled to be broadcasting the third annual tournament that is certain to provide quality, compelling gameplay for League of Legends fans everywhere, while also helping to shine a light on top female, female-identifying, and/or non-binary amateur players whose gameplay and personal stories deserve to be celebrated.”
More details about Galentine’s Games, including broadcast times for the live events, can be found at Super League.
About Super League Gaming
Super League Gaming (Nasdaq: SLGG) is a leading gaming community and content platform that gives everyday gamers multiple ways to connect and engage with others while enjoying the video games they love. Powered by patented, proprietary technology systems, Super League offers players the ability to create gameplay-driven experiences they can share with friends, the opportunity to watch live streaming broadcasts and gameplay highlights across digital and social channels, and the chance to compete in events and challenges designed to celebrate victories and achievements across multiple skill levels. With gameplay and content offerings featuring more than a dozen of the top video game titles in the world, Super League is building a broadly inclusive, global brand at the intersection of gaming, experiences and entertainment. Whether to access its expanding direct audience or the company’s unique content production and virtual event capabilities, third parties ranging from consumer brands, video game publishers, television companies, traditional sports organizations, concert promoters, and more, are turning to Super League to provide integrated solutions that drive business growth. For more: superleague.com
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Released February 10, 2021