MGLTM Video Games Championships 2013is brought to you by Major Gaming LeagueTM and Silverbird Galleria this August 21st– September 22nd with the mission of finding “The Ultimate GamerTM” Lagos has to offer in console games.
With such a sizable and diverse young population, Africa can no longer be overlooked in sports and as a hub of innovation, and where else to start than the most populated nation in Africa.
MGL 2013 will be the first ever gaming competition of its kind with gamers playing in all the categories of games from racing to fighting and soccer to first person shooter to carry the title of the Ultimate GamerTM and walk away with the cash prizes of N500,000; N200,000 and N100,000 plus other consolation prizes.
Lagos, Nigeria, comprises of vibrant youths who play all genres of game and do not realise that this actually holds a potential of becoming a source of income just like other professional sports such as boxing, tennis and football.
Each game has its own sub-culture and its own meta-culture but for now MGL 2013 aims at identifying the ultimate gamer by a series of qualifiers that will take place in 14 local government areas in the state.
Professional gaming has been around for years, but the last 12 months have seen explosive growth for e-sports worldwide. Most populous city in Nigeria, the second fastest growing city in Africa and the seventh fastest growing city in the world that gaming steps out of the shadowy gaming houses into a real structured and competitive sport It seems obvious now that it is time giving them a platform to compete on a state, and eventually, global level.
People will finally see that gaming is a respectable sport. Gaming is becoming way more mainstream and Major Gaming LeagueTM with MGLTM Video Games Championships 2013 (MGL 2013) is out to make Nigerian youths cash in on this and appreciate its prevalence and importance.
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Qualifiers will hold in Oshodi, Ikeja, Ipaja, Agege, Surulere, Mushin, Shomolu, Ketu, Ebute Metta, Gbagada, Ikotun, Festac, Lagos Isalnd and Victoria Island/Lekki over a 24 day period and the grand finale will take place at “THE ATRIUM” Silverbird Galleria, 133, Ahmadu Bello Way, Victoria Island, Lagos. For the big boys, you can catch us at the VIP centre at Bheerhugz Café, Upper Floor, Ikeja City Mall, Alausa, Ikeja, Lagos.
It is with great pride that we say welcome to MGL 2013 Lagos!
Players can also get registration forms at qualifier centers in the 14 local government areas.
For VIP centre reservation, please call 0808 596 1235 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For the latest news and updates and information about MGL 2013, how to register, participating artiste and celebrities and our partners visit www.mglng.com or follow MGL 2013 on Twitter (@mglnigeria) or Facebook (facebook.com/MajorGamingLeague) or Youtube (www.youtube.com/user/dayoceetwo/videos).
See you all gamers from August as we make history!