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SAN FRANCISCO -- Warriors Gaming Squad (WGS), the NBA 2K League affiliate team of the Golden State Warriors, will take part in the first-ever “NBA 2KL Three for All Showdown,” an online three-on-three tournament featuring fan-organized teams, top female 2K players and social media influencers competing for the chance to play against NBA 2K League teams and a share of a $25,000 prize pool. Fans can watch the NBA 2KL Three for All Tournament on the NBA 2K League’s Twitch and YouTube channels.

The tournament will be broken down into two stages, the first of which will take place March 27-29 and will feature 32 fan-organized teams competing against each other in distinct PlayStation 4 and Xbox brackets. Fans can sign up for the NBA 2KL Three for All Showdown fan bracket throughout the week of March 23 at NBA2KLeague.com.

The second stage of the tournament, which will take place March 31-April 3, will feature NBA 2K League players, top female 2K players, social media influencers and the top performing teams from the fan-only stage competing against each other in distinct PlayStation 4 and Xbox brackets. Alex “Bsmoove” Reese, Jin “Jin Choe and Matt “Matty” Grant will be representing Warriors Gaming Squad in the PlayStation 4 bracket while Charlie “CB13” Bostwick, Sam “Gradient” Salyers and Malik “Slaughter” Leisinger will be competing in the Xbox bracket.

 

All series aside from the final rounds of each bracket will be best-of-three game series with the final round matchups being best-of-five game series.

The NBA 2KL Three for All Showdown is aimed at providing NBA 2K League fans and the 2K community with an exciting and fun way to engage while practicing social distancing.  More information and resources regarding reducing your risk for COVID-19 are available at https://cares.nba.com/coronavirus/.

Founded in 2017, Warriors Gaming Squad is the NBA 2K League affiliate of the Golden State Warriors, one of 23 teams that compete in the league. The organization also owns and operates the Golden Guardians who compete in Apex Legends, League of Legends, Super Smash Bros. Melee, Teamfight Tactics and World of Warcraft. For more information on Warriors Gaming Squad, visit @WarriorsGaming on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, and www.NBA2KLeague.com.

The NBA 2K League, a professional esports league co-founded by the NBA and Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (NASDAQ:TTWO), launched in 2018 and features the best NBA 2K players in the world.  Each of the league’s 23 teams features six players who compete as unique characters in 5-on-5 play against the other teams in a mix of regular-season games, tournaments and playoffs.  NBA 2K League partners include Anheuser-Busch, AT&T, Champion Athleticwear, Facebook, GameStop, HyperX, New Era, Panera Bread, Raynor Gaming, SCUF Gaming, Stance, Twitch and YouTube.  For more information about the NBA 2K League, visit NBA2KLeague.com.