Nerd Street Gamers Expands International Presence with Overwatch League Team London Spitfire Partnership

Olivia SchallerNews & Events

Partnership to host virtual esports camp series and allow participants to learn from professional coaches

PHILADELPHIA – OCTOBER 9, 2020 – Nerd Street Gamers, the national network of esports facilities and events dedicated to powering competitive opportunities for gamers, announced its latest partnership with the Overwatch League’s London Spitfire to host an intensive online esports camp series. Spitfire Training Grounds: Powered by Nerd Street Gamers will further expand Nerd Street Gamers’ international presence, serving as a testament to the company’s mission to increase access and create opportunity in esports worldwide.

The five-day series will be held October 26-30 through Discord, where campers ages 13 and up will have the opportunity to participate in a structured online curriculum featuring coaches from the Spitfire team.

“We’re thrilled to expand our international partnerships. At Nerd Street Gamers, one of our core pillars is to create access for aspiring gamers of all skill levels, and this partnership is bringing us one step closer to achieving that goal,” said John Fazio, Founder and CEO at Nerd Street Gamers. “Whether you’re overseas in England, or in the U.S., gamers across the globe now have the opportunity to learn from professional coaches in an online esports camp series through our partnership with London Spitfire.”

Spitfire Training Grounds: Powered by Nerd Street Gamers will provide campers with various skills to improve their gaming abilities and other aspects of their lives, including teamwork, communication and staying calm under pressure. The structured environment will allow participants to learn about the fundamentals of competitive gaming, map and game strategy, and team dynamics. 

“Nerd Street Gamers has the expertise to power a seamless gaming experience for campers to not only play alongside the pros, but like the pros,” said Duncan McMonagle, Strategic Advisor at London Spitfire. “As one of the twelve founding members of the Overwatch League, we understand the value and importance of these partnerships to help drive the growth of esports and development of future professional players.”

Register for Spitfire Training Grounds: Powered by Nerd Street Gamers here. Cost of registration is $150 per person.

About Nerd Street Gamers

Nerd Street Gamers is a national network of esports facilities and events dedicated to powering competitive opportunities for gamers. The company promotes greater access to the esports industry, laying a national framework for esports talent development and high-quality gaming tournaments. NSG has received backing from Five Below, Comcast, SeventySix Capital, Elevate Ventures, and angel investor George Miller.

For more information, follow @nerdstgamers on Twitter or visit nerdstgamers.com.

About Spitfire

London Spitfire is a professional Overwatch League team representing London, United Kingdom, competing as a member of the league’s Atlantic North Division. Founded in 2017, London Spitfire is one of the league’s twelve founding members and the inaugural Overwatch League Grand Finals Champions.

To find more information about London Spitfire, visit spitfire.overwatchleague.com.

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