The AbleGamers Charity — the leading organization dedicated to improving the lives of those with disabilities through the power of video games — today officially announced their partnership with Point Park University, the Pittsburgh Penguins, Cleveland Cavaliers, and Pittsburgh Knights by bringing to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania the city’s first-ever esports tournament — the Steel City Showdown.

The Steel City Showdown will take place May 11 – 12, 2019, at the Pittsburgh Playhouse, and feature competitions in Super Smash Bros.NBA 2K19, and NHL19, with $1,500 in cash prizes per title. A portion of the ticket sales will be donated to the AbleGamers Charity.

About The AbleGamers Charity

The AbleGamers Charity is a 501(c)(3) public charity that wields the power of video games to break down the barriers of economic and social isolation for people with disabilities. Through received support and donations, AbleGamers provides disabled gamers with assistive technologies (including their Expansion Pack program) that allow those with limited real-world mobility to experience what it is like to walk, run, climb, drive and even fly – in a virtual world. To find out more, please visit https://ablegamers.org.

 

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