They then went on to beat French team LIL Esport RL2 with an overwhelming victory of 8-1, 4-1 and 5-1. And to complete the hat-trick, the players then had a tough game against a third team in Rocket League – but fought to the end and eventually came out as winners!
Fraz Arshad, Senior Curriculum Manager for Computing at Tower Hamlets campus, said: “The New City Dragons team played very well and I am proud of them for winning these games in a very tough competition. They showed effective communication and worked together as a unit to secure success, even when the games got tough.”
He added that the team were now looking forward to meeting their next opponents.
The British Esports Student Champs features some of the biggest and most popular Esports games available, including League of Legends, Valorant, Overwatch 2 and Rocket League. It is the UK’s largest amateur grassroots tournament for students aged 12 and over.
Last year there were over 5,000 students from more than 200 schools and colleges who competed. The grand final was watched by a live audience and had 250,000 online views.
Esports is a modern phenomenon that has become a billion-pound business with millions of fans worldwide. There are hundreds of jobs and opportunities on offer – making it a popular course and career choice!
On the Esports course at New City College you will learn:
- Esports Skills, Strategies and Analysis
- Enterprise and Entrepreneurship in the Esports Industry
- Health, Wellbeing and Fitness for Esports Players
- Live Stream Broadcasting
- Producing an Esports Brand
- Business Applications of Esport in Social Media
Find out about the exciting Esports course at New City College and apply today!