CBJ Gaming, which is the esports arm of the NHL’s Columbus Blue Jackets, recently unveiled four upcoming esports tournaments that will go through August. It is being reported that this tournament series will run from June 30th to August 29th.
The series will feature participants from Canada and the United States competing in an EA Sports NHL21 tournament on PlayStation. Following a six-week regular season, the top 32 participating teams will qualify for the playoffs.
The event’s winning team is expected to receive a $2,000 prize. The second-place team will be rewarded with a $500 prize.
The Columbus Blue Jackets first introduced CBJ Gaming in April of 2020. To date, the team has given away over $21K in prizes to esports tournament participants.
(All information was provided by the NHL)