The third edition of the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) Open tipped-off on April 16th. The organization reports a record-number 60 nations competing in the NBA 2K esports tournament.
There will be six teams in the South East Asian, African, and Middle Eastern conferences. The North And Central American conferences will have eight teams while the South American conference will have seven. Europe’s conference is made up of 28 teams. The 60 total teams represent a 36.7% increase in participation from the FIBA Esports Open II.
The competition is scheduled to run until May 9th. All matches are available to watch on FIBA’s digital channels, with live-streamed content on Facebook, Twitch, and Youtube.
(All information was provided by inside the games)