Matcherino Partners With GameStop To Power Grassroots Esports Tournaments

BELLEVUE, Wash., April 4, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Matcherino, the leading provider of prize pool management and crowdfunding tools for esports, announces it has entered into a strategic partnership with GameStop to facilitate the growth of esports tournaments and further fuel the passion of the esports community. The Matcherino platform will be used to help power GameStop online tournaments by including features such as player registration, matchmaking, payouts and crowdfunding. GameStop will utilize “Sponsor Quests,” Matcherino’s exclusive esports advertising platform to help fund and grow independent, amateur and grassroots tournaments built using the Matcherino platform.

“We are thrilled to be working with GameStop to grow the esports ecosystem,” said Matcherino Chief Executive Officer John Maffei. “GameStop, with its substantial retail footprint and deep connections to gaming communities, has the opportunity to take esports not only to its customers, but also to community level. GameStop has a very compelling mission to make esports tournaments readily available and easily accessible to players of all levels not just the highest-level professionals.

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