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Canarian eSports League’s technology fair ‘Tenerife GG’ gets 15,500 visits on its debut

‘Tenerife GG’, the technology, eSports and video game fair of the Canarian League of eSports Hipardino, has held its first edition in the Recinto Ferial and the Auditorio de Tenerife, 15,500 visits and distribution of over 50,000 euros in prizes.

The event, which started on 12 July, had a LAN area in which approximately 1,000 participants enjoyed a location with an uninterrupted connection of up to 20Gb speed. In addition, in the recreational area, where most of the participants were, the Valorant TGG Series and League of Legends competitions were played, which distributed 20,000 euros to their winners.

In ‘Tenerife GG’, over 12,000 euros were distributed in prizes for fighting video games such as Tekken 7, Street Fighter V or Super Smash Bros., and Hobby GG were workshops at the GameCon area in which more than 20 Canarian artists presented their works. were able to promote. , Content Creator or Stan Fest in which As Kpop fans gathered, the cosplay and drag trend was one of the pillars of the phenomenon.

This is the end of an event that is already planning the next edition and has transformed Tenerife into a unique enclave for generating talent and jobs in this industry. The organizer, the Canarian League of eSports Hipardino, is an initiative of the Hipardino company that is a reference for gamers from all the Canary Islands.

Enrique Arriaga: “‘Tenerife GG’ has been a success”

Cabildo de Tenerife’s Councilor for Innovation, Enrique Arriaga, believes that “the first edition of Tenerife GG has been a complete success, not only with the public, a full venue and 15,000 during all days of the festivities.” With more visits than in a week, but also in terms of companies.”

“They met in the auditorium Also held were great experts in the field of gaming and eBlive rewards with over 25,000 followers via streaming. Tenerife is a great place for large multinationals that develop video games or for building new companies to establish themselves. This is a very important place of employment for our youth,” Arriaga explained.

Hipardino’s director of marketing and communications, Carlos García, admitted that the “reality” exceeded his “expectations”. “During the six days of this event, I have been able to witness for the first time a revolution in gaming and eSports and the number of followers running in this area,” he said.

For his part, the man in charge of the Canarian esports league, Hipardino, Antonio Cabrera, defined ‘Tenerife GG’ as “amazing”. “It is the result of a lot of hard work, many people are excited to start a project that goes beyond a social phenomenon,” he assured.

“This can contribute to boosting the economic and professional fabric of the islands, expanding the future prospects for Canarians. Entire families have passed through here for professionals, companies and citizens seeking training. Promoted by Hipardino, Cabaldo de Tenerife and associate brands. For us this is the dream start of something that we hope will be huge”, concluded Cabrera.

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