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2K Announces $100,000+ NBA 2K20 Global Championship

07:05 PM September 19, 2019

2K has announced it is partnering with the National Basketball Association (NBA) and ESL to create the NBA 2K20 Global Championship. With over $100,000 in prizing, the tournament is the first of its kind and features a format that will have participants competing in both online and offline events.

  • Online Qualifiers: From October to November 2019, aspiring NBA 2K20 players from the American, European and Asia-Pacific regions will compete in location-separated online qualifiers, which will determine who competes in their respective regional finals.
  • Regional Finals: Hosted at ESL studios in Los Angeles, Paris and Sydney, regional finals winners will take home $15,000 plus other prizes courtesy of the organizers.
  • Global Finals: A total of eight regional winners will proceed to the global finals, which will be held on February 22, 2020 at the ESL studio in Los Angeles and feature $100,000 in prizes.

“We’re excited to partner with the NBA, NBPA and ESL to create this first-of-its-kind tournament for NBA 2K,” said Jason Argent, Senior Vice President of Basketball Operations at 2K.  “For anyone who is interested to test how their skills match up on a global scale, we encourage you to register and see if you truly have what it takes to become the best head-to-head player in the world.”

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Rules and registration information may be found on www.nba2kgc.com.

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