Pro Gaming League to Send Evil Geniuses to the Grand Final

Pro Gaming League (PRNewsFoto/Pro Gaming League)Pro Gaming League (PGL) Indianapolis Halo 2 Anniversary tournament concluded last weekend at the Indy Popcon with Team Evil Geniuses taking home the top prize of $20,000, and the chance to compete in the Grand Final of Season 2 later this month.

The event featured some of the best Halo players in the world competing for $50,000. PGL partnered with 343 Industries (343i) and to host one of the most successful Halo Championship Series (HCS) tournaments to date.

The tournament was attended by hundreds of fans and was broadcast live via Twitch with more than 14,000 concurrent people tuning in and thousands more following the event on social media.

The HCS, which is centered around Halo, the Xbox hit franchise, featured a mix of online and in-person LAN tournaments. The Pro Gaming League HCS event consisted of a 48 team bracket of competitive video gamers including the top eight Halo Pro Teams in the world.

“The event was extremely well received from the Halo community and establishes PGL as a premier eSports organization,” said PGL President Chad Larsson.

Pro Player Ninja tweeted: Can confirm that this was the best run event yet and best atmosphere! Huge shoutout to @ProGamingLeague for hosting an incredible event.

Richard Simms (Halo caster) tweeted: @ProGamingLeague you guys and the team raised the bar!


The finals are scheduled for July 24-26 at the ESL Studios in Burbank, California, with a prize pool of $150,000 dollars.

Mike Hudson

Mike Hudson is a Lead Cyber Security Analyst living and working in Kingston Upon Hull. With extensive experience in Microsoft and Apple technologies, ranging from desktop OS’s to Server OS’s and hardware. By day working as part of an infrastructure team, and by night ridding the world of IT issues through blog posts..

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