This week on Checkpoint XP On-Campus: Utah rolls on and returns to form in the Overwatch Collegiate Clash. Also, the crew laments the cancellation of the biggest fighting game tournament in the world, EVO. That and so much more so stick around for another great episode of Checkpoint XP On Campus!
Utah Rolls Along
The final week of the regular bracket in the Overwatch Collegiate Clash is over. The University of Utah is far and away from the favorite with another win. The final weekend is upon us, and imperious Utah seem to be the heirs apparent of the entire event. However, UNLV and UT Dallas both qualified for the finals as well. Setting up a trifecta of teams that truly could contend for the Clash title.
The Michigan Esports Conference
The crew talks about the first varsity esports conference in the Midwest. A number of schools have already signed on to be a part of the conference. Aquinas College, Northwood University, Concordia University, Davenport University, and Michigan Technological University are all looking to blaze a trail for esports in Michigan moving forward.
No EVO for 2-0
The novel Coronavirus continues to ravage the United States. As a result, the biggest fighting game tournament in the world is moving online for 2020. Can something as precise fighting games really function well with a fully online format? The crew lament the cancellation of the live event and talk about the impact COVID-19 has had on fighting games.
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