It has been a very exciting and busy 5 months or so at New College Swindon with our internal Smash Bros league-taking place every lunchtime. Despite having over 100 learners across the college sign up we decided to put the tournament in the canteen to increase awareness and interest around esports. This has resulted in lots of spectators, including staff and students, watching the matches.
Every lunch time since September we have been running an eports tournament with Digital Schoolhouse. This has involved students taking on roles such as manager, shoutcaster and others in what is actually a huge industry worldwide - the competitive playing of a game in front of an audience for (potentially) huge prizes. The Digital Schoolhouse Super Smash Bros.
Last week, we revealed the first five benefits of taking part in the DSH esports tournament. However, it doesn't stop there. Read on for part 2, exploring a further host of reasons why your school or college should sign up to partake in the esports tournament!