The unlikely story of a 25-year-old Detroit native who just landed a big deal to bring competitive gaming to high schools across America
|04/19/2018||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
- Delane Parnell, a 25-year-old Detroit native, is bringing a competitive video gaming (or eSports) league to high schools across America.
- His startup PlayVS is teaming up with the country’s leading governing body for high school sports to build infrastructure for an eSports-focused league.
- Student athletes will form eSports teams at their schools, compete with players from other schools, and battle for titles at state championships.
Growing up, Delane Parnell and his friends would gather after school in a classroom, where a plucky science teacher set up laptops and PCs for an unofficial competitive video gaming, or eSports, club. It created a safe read more >>>