MSU conquers Ole Miss in third annual ‘Esports Egg Bowl’

Contact: Landon Gibson

STARKVILLE, Miss.—Mississippi State’s Esports Membership has earned one other yr of bragging rights together with a Golden Egg trophy for profitable the third annual “Esports Egg Bowl” by a 6-3 rating.

Initially set to happen at The Pavilion on the College of Mississippi campus, the occasion grew to become the primary ever “Esports Egg Bowl” held just about as a result of COVID-19 restrictions. The 2-day occasion matched MSU Esports players towards these from Ole Miss in a best-of-nine online game competitors collection together with titles comparable to Name of Responsibility, Madden, Valorant, Rocket League, Rainbow Six Siege, League of Legends, Tremendous Smash Bros. Final, Melee and Hearthstone.

MSU Esports President Josh Chumney, a senior software program engineering main from Lengthy Seashore, stated 42 MSU college students competed within the occasion.

“I’m actually happy with our efficiency this weekend,” Chumney stated. “Our groups have been working towards all semester main as much as this previous weekend and our efficiency confirmed it.”

“It means lots to convey the trophy again residence, particularly in my first yr as president,” he stated. “The quantity of onerous work and time the gamers, members and govt committee have put into this membership this semester makes me proud to be part of MSU Esports.”

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