NSG Welcomes Rob Johnson

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NSG Welcomes Rob Johnson

Throughout 2018, the size of the NSG team nearly doubled. We added new people to direct events and new minds to craft better experiences at our events. And while all our additions brought with them unique skills and mentalities, we were still missing a piece. We needed someone who could see the big picture of what we are trying to … Read More

The National Championship Series Welcomes Underwatch

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National Championship Series Welcomes Underwatch

Boston-based Underwatch will run tournaments and boot camps at the Academy and Minor tier of the NCS starting this weekend.  New Year, New Series, Familiar Partnership We’ve worked with Underwatch before, so we’re very excited that they’ll be running tournaments and boot camps as part of the National Championship Series. We created the NCS to provide as many players possible … Read More

Chronosphere Cup Brings Artifact to the NCS

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UPDATE: Unfortunately, the Chronosphere Cup is postponed. We will post an announcement when we know of a new date for the tournament. We apologize for any inconvenience.   What: Chronosphere Cup When: POSTPONED   Uphill Climb Let’s face it — Artifact, Valve’s newest game, got off to a bit of a rocky start. A lot of players decried the game … Read More

NCS Kicks Off With GEXDCAE and Midwest Esports

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The first series of esports events in the National Championship Series kicks off with a $3,200 CS:GO tournament in Washington D.C. organized by GEX DC Area Esports The Network is Growing We’ve spent the last five years traveling the country to meet and work with local community leaders and tournament organizers with one purpose in mind: unite the hundreds of … Read More

Government Employee Appreciation At Localhost

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Government employees affected by the shutdown have either been out of work or gone unpaid for almost three weeks. We think that stinks, and we want to do something to help ease the pain a little.   Government ID = Free Day of Gaming If you’re one of the hundreds of thousands of government workers either temporarily forced to not … Read More

Welcome Emmanuel Sanders to the NSG Team

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Photo Credit: Chris Humphreys-USA TODAY Sports Pro Bowl Wide Receiver and Super Bowl Champion Emmanuel Sanders sees a little bit of what we see: a very bright future for the amateur esports community.  More Big News From Colorado Soon after we announced that we were opening the largest esports arena in the state of Colorado, we started talking with representatives … Read More

A Look Back at 2018

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It’s seems like a cliche to say that the year went by fast, but in our case it’s the truth. 2018 was a flurry of events, boot camps, and milestones that have left us out of breath. We even opened our second esports arena; the biggest in the state of Colorado. It’s been one hell of a year for N3rd … Read More

Announcing The National Championship Series

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We here at NSG have had a lot to talk about in 2018. In June, Comcast Spectacor invested in us, which set the stage for a deluge of events, partnerships, and new locations. For example, our team organized a massive charity stream with high-profile players that collected over $5,000 for The Snider Hockey Foundation. We also produced tournaments for large conventions such … Read More

Colorado’s Localhost Arena Grand Opening

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The long wait is finally over! Localhost Arena in Colorado is celebrating a Grand Opening this Friday, December 7th. The event is open to the public, and attendees are welcome to tour the facility and play the games on offer at a discounted price.  What: Localhost Arena Grand Opening When: Friday, December 7th at 2:00 PM MST Where: 1882 South … Read More

The Holiday Esports Drive

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Every year, tens of thousands of children wait to be adopted. Children’s homes and foster care facilities across the country work selflessly and tireless to provide these vulnerable kids with education, safety, and a sense of community–often with very few resources. The feeling of community that many of us enjoy through gaming and esports is something that is easy to … Read More