The highly anticipated grand finale of the Overwatch Digital Schoolhouse Esports tournament came to an explosive end yesterday at Gfinity’s London arena, as eight teams battled it out for the title of UK Esports Champions 2019.
St John Fisher Catholic Voluntary Academy are one of the programme's longest standing Schoolhouses and have been involved in the Digital Schoolhouse esports tournament from the very start. Here’s how they’ve successfully forged relationships within their local community for the betterment of esports in their school.
Following the annoucement at Ukie’s AGM, we return with our third national esports tournament and we are delighted to announce that the competition once again features the popular game Overwatch® by Blizzard Entertainment. Last year’s tournament succeeded to reach over 2,000 students who participated as either players or as part of the school or college’s event management, social media, press and community team.
The national esports tournament concluded last month, but whilst game play ceases, it gives us an opportunity to look back at the event and showcase some of the amazing work that went on behind the scenes.
At DSH, our vision is to bridge the gap between education and industry, and throughout the tournament we highlighted careers education in esports, video games and wider tech at every opportunity: from players to production, and even the winners' trophy…