Independence Blue Cross is the Philadelphia Union’s first esports partner and will proudly serve as the team’s presenting partner for the Union esports Open Tournament. In Fall 2017, Independence Blue Cross signed with the Philadelphia 76ers as a sponsor for their NBA 2K team which will begin play in May 2018.
The Union esports Open, presented by Independence Blue Cross will consist of three events throughout the Philadelphia region.
There will be two Regional Rounds of 64 hosted at YSC Sports in Wayne, PA, and IBX LIVE in Philadelphia. The competitions will feed the top 32 competitors into the Final Round at Talen Energy Stadium to crown the tournament champion and determine the Union’s esports athlete.
Regional 1: YSC Sports, Feb. 24th, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Regional 2: IBX LIVE facility in Philadelphia, Feb. 25th, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Final Event: Talen Energy Stadium, March 4th, 10 a.m.
More details on the tournament can be found HERE.