• Point Park partners with pro teams for Pittsburgh esports tournament

    By: Luke Torrance – Digital Producer, Pittsburgh Business Times

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    PITTSBURGH - Point Park University is teaming up with the Pittsburgh Penguins, the Cleveland Cavaliers and local esports team Pittsburgh Knights to bring a video game tournament to the Steel City.

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    The Steel City Showdown will be held at the university's Pittsburgh Playhouse from May 10 through the 12 and will feature competitions in three games: Super Smash Bros., NBA 2K and NHL 2K. First place in each tournament will net the winner $1,000, while runner-up will receive $500.

    Read more about the Steel City Showdown in the Pittsburgh Business Times.


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