Advertisement

Over 100 players compete in Capital Region's first high school esports competition

May 20, 2019 10:14 AM

Esports made its way to the Electric City this weekend.  The Gaming Insomniacs League hosted the first-ever high school esports tournament in the Capital Region.

Sixteen local schools with 110 players competed for a $5,000 college scholarship.

Advertisement – Content Continues Below

Parents of some of the kids involved say they're happy with where the world of gaming has led their children. 

Proctors hosted the event. 

Credits

Muneib Chater

Copyright 2019 WNYT-TV LLC, a Hubbard Broadcasting Company. All rights reserved

Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Schenectady mom gets 15 years behind bars for killing infant son

Daniel Nellis will testify in court

President Trump to officially launch 2020 campaign in Florida

Jury deliberations expected soon over NXIVM founder's fate

Saratoga Springs community rallies behind a girl diagnosed with leukemia

Advertisement