The New York eSports Summit

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The NYU Game Center is hosting a one of a kind eSports panel at its eSports Summit event taking place on Wednesday, November 20th 2013.  This thread is a bit late...but if you are in the area please be sure to check it out!  The event is free and open to the public.

It will be streamed at 5:00pm PDT/8:00pm EDT at http://www.twitch.tv/nyugamecenter

If you are attending, please let us know how it goes!  

http://gamecenter.nyu.edu/2013/11/the-new-york-esports-summit

Information below: 

The New York eSports Summit

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The New York eSports SummitWednesday, November 20, 8pmPfizer Auditorium, 5 Metrotech Center

The New York eSports Summit brings representatives from major competitive games to the same table for one night only. What do these games have in common? What success and challenges do they share? What do we all want for the future of eSports to look like and how can we make that future happen?

The NYU Game Center, in partnership with Red Bull in anticipation of the 2013 Red Bull Battlegrounds, are excited to welcome Sean ‘Day9′ Plott from Starcraft, Travis “SotLTravis” Gafford representing League of Legends, Ryan ‘Gootecks’ Gutierrez of Street Fighter, and Rod “Slasher” Breslau of Gamespot to New York City to discuss this vibrant and growing sector of the games industry and culture.

We invite you to join us and hear these leaders in eSports share their opinions and we welcome you to come with your questions. RSVP here. This event is free and open to the public.

Then on Saturday, November 23, see high level eSports competition at it’s best in as eight of the top StarCraft players in the world fight it out at the 2013 Redbull Battlegrounds.