Esports Competitions: Tournaments and Leagues-L203

Esports Competitions: Tournaments and Leagues-L203

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This lesson explores the structure and significance of tournaments and leagues in esports, and will see students simulate their own mini esports tournament using age-appropriate games.

Scroll down for a pre-task to get you thinking, notes on how to succeed and then the main activity slides where you’ll find step-by-step instructions.

Watching professional esports tournaments can be very exciting and motivate students to learn more about esports. Working in teams and competing against classmates can also be engaging and fun.

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Learning Intentions

โ€ข We are learning to understand the structure and significance of tournaments in esports โ€ข We are learning to collaborate digitally to organise and run a tournament โ€ข We are learning to present our experiences and learning points using a digital platform

Success Criteria

โ€ข We can explain how esports tournaments work โ€ข We can successfully organise and run a mini esports tournament โ€ข We can create a digital presentation about our tournament experience

Hints and tips

Hint 1: If you are not familiar with the game, spend some time exploring it before the tournament. Hint 2: Google Sheets allows real-time collaboration. Make sure all members have access to the file. Hint 3: In the presentation, focus on your experiences and what you learned, not just the results of the matches.

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