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BOOM! "Tetris": An eSport Crossing Generations with Chris Tang
09/01/2019 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
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Chris Tang

"Tetris" is one of the world's best known games, but it wasn't until recently that its popularity exploded in eSports. Recently featured on ESPN, classic NES Tetris has gained the interest of a new generation of young, inspired competitors rising into a scene that wouldn't be expected for a 30-year old version of a game. Join Chris Tang, the voice of the Classic Tetris World Championship and the "BOOM! Tetris for Jeff!" meme as he discusses the history of the newest oldest eSport, exploring how the phenomenon grew from passionate players who simply shared a love of the game.