Newegg CLG Fortnite Challenge Coming to Madison Square Garden April 24
‘Pros v Pros’ Format Will Feature Kevin Knox of the New York Knicks Competing Against Members of the CLG Fortnite Team
Newegg and Counter Logic Gaming (CLG) today unveiled details of the upcoming Newegg CLG Fortnite Challenge. The event – which takes place at the Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden on April 24 from 7-9 p.m. – will feature select members of the CLG Fortnite team, Kevin Knox of the New York Knicks and other guests to be announced shortly. This is the inaugural event jointly produced by Newegg and CLG following their multi-year marketing partnership inked just weeks ago.
“Newegg’s enthusiasm for bringing esports events to the masses was instrumental in pulling together the Newegg CLG Fortnite Challenge,” said Nick Allen, COO, Counter Logic Gaming. “To square off against a member of one of New York’s most storied sports franchises is a true honor, and a great illustration of legacy sports joining forces with the rising stars of esports.”
Esports fans will be able to enter the Newegg + CLG Sweepstakes* for their chance to win some of the latest gaming gear. One lucky winner will take home the grand prize package which includes what they need to ‘Game Like a Pro.’
“This event perfectly illustrates the relevance of esports in today’s popular culture, bringing together prominent figures in the professional basketball and esports communities,” said Mitesh Patel, VP Marketing at Newegg. “The collective fan base is massive, and we’re excited to help bring events like these to fans not just in New York, but across the globe.”
Tickets to the Newegg CLG Fortnite Challenge become available today. Visit https://www.ticketmaster.com/event/3B00567EC33F1E22 for details.
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