$15,000 in Prizes for Smash Bros, League of Legends, Overwatch, Call of Duty 4, Pokken Tournament, Many More
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ATLANTA, GA - May 09, 2017 – Smash Bros pros including ZeRo, LG Abadango, NRG Nairo and Fatality, along with pros from other eSports will compete for more than $15,000 in cash prizes during MomoCon 2017‘s 34 gaming tournaments Thursday, May 25 – Sunday, May 28 at the Georgia World Congress Center. Select tournaments will be broadcast live on Twitch via MomoCon TV.
Smash Bros 4 and Smash Bros Melee are among the most highly anticipated tournaments and will feature top players in the Smash competitive scene including MkLeo and MoonKat. Casting will be provided by D1, Smash Studios, MVG, EE and more. The Top 8 finals will be played on MomoCon’s main stage on Sunday, May 28 with seating for 2,000.
Other fighting games to be present on the floor include Mortal Kombat XL, Guilty Gear Xrd Revelator, Tekken Tag 2, and BlazBlue: Centralfiction. MomoCon was also selected as one of 10 events to host an official Pokken Tournament, with a $1,000 pot bonus provided by EVO.
PC gamers can look forward to competitive Overwatch and League of Legends matches sponsored by Corsair and Blue Microphone. Winners will take away over $4,000 worth of prizing.
More Information and Resources
Full details on all of the gaming tournaments at MomoCon, including player registration, can be found at the MomoCon Gaming Convention page.
Gamers unable to attend MomoCon can watch select tournaments live on Twitch via MomoCon TV.
Four-day and single-day badges are still available on the MomoCon registration page.
Founded in 2004 by Jessica Merriman and Chris Stuckey, then students at Georgia Tech, MomoCon has grown from a 700 person on campus event to the largest event in the southeast United States for fans of video games, animation, cosplay, comics and tabletop games.
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