Planet9 University Invitational
This week, beginning Thursday, November 12th 2020, the Acer Predator Planet9 University Invitational will be staged, with eight universities from London, UK, duking it out in League of Legends for the grand prize of £2000, and the honour of being crowned the inaugural #P9UI champions.
The first of the group stage games will be held on the 12th November, with competing teams being coached by professional players, gaming influencers and streamers. Group stages will not be broadcast, but you can keep up to date with the results over at the official Planet9 Tournament page.
The finals of the tournament will begin at 2 pm on Saturday, 21st November, and will be broadcast live on Twitch (https://www.twitch.tv/HudL_gg).
There is a £2000 prize fund (provided in the form of Acer products), with third place receiving £250, runners up receiving £500, and the winners going home with £1000 worth of gaming gear of their choice.
It will be a great insight into how a dedicated community can improve your gaming, and maybe a chance to see potential future big names in gaming starting out.
For more information please check out the hashtag #P9UI and follow Planet9 on Instagram:
What is Planet9?
Planet9 is Acer’s eSports platform, with a welcoming community of gamers and coaches that was set up to help players develop their competitive gameplay skills.
Within Planet9, you can improve your game by analysing in-depth stat-tracking for supported games, play in ranked skill-based competitions, socialize and find new teammates. More experienced players are always on hand to help coach you with your tactics or suggest improvements to your gameplay to improve your K/D ratio and give you advice and support on your journey into professional gaming.
Whether you are a newcomer, advanced player or are looking to branch out into coaching, there’s something for everyone here, and it’s a great community.
Check out the Planet9 website here: https://www.planet9.gg/GLOBAL/en/home