"A Missouri community college will shortly be running its first open esports tournament. That will take place online between May 1 and 3, 2020 and be hosted by Crowder College, a two-year college serving nine counties in the state. The event will feature one-on-one competitions with Super Smash Brothers Ultimate on Nintendo Switch. The semi-finals and finals will be live-streamed on May 3."—Source: Campus Technology
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WHY THIS MATTERS:
COVID-19 has impacted campus athletic programs in a big way, but this school is hosting an online esports tournament, embracing gaming from home for 128 players. Fans can also tune in to watch a live stream of the competiton.