More than 25 kilometers of cable, a connection speed of 20 gigabytes2,000 workstations connected to the network and 50,000 euros in prizes will make it possible from this Tuesday July 12 and until next Sunday 17 the first edition of Tenerife GG (TGG), a festival for all audiences dedicated to videogames, technology and urban culture that, according to the insular councilor for Innovation, Enrique Arriaga (Cs)“is called to become the largest event dedicated to gaming not only from the Canary Islands but from all over Spain». This first edition will take place between the Fairgrounds and the Tenerife Auditoriumin the capital of the island.
Some thirty independent video game development studios participate in the first edition of Tenerife GGwhich also provides more than 100 activities gaming; the first annual forum dedicated to the business of e sports in the Canary Islands; the Women Techmakers from Google, which gives visibility to women in the field of technology; programming and video game workshops for children, and an official stop Tekken Spain Championship.
Arriaga announced yesterday, during the official presentation of Tenerife GG, at the Recinto Ferial, that “this first edition promises to be spectacular” and that it will be “much more than an event for lovers of e sport, which is also. It is configured as a great meeting space for companies and businesses from which we will make known the potential that Tenerife has to host video game development companies or companies linked to this important market that moves millions of euros around the world every year. And what is even more important, that it has become an incredible employment niche».
“The Canalink cable will allow a connection speed of 20 gigabytes to be reached”
The also insular vice president stressed that in the Tenerife Fairgrounds «thousands of young people and video game lovers will gather to enjoy a breakneck connection speed, online games, and side shows. While Tenerife Auditorium will host the business part, with presentations and networking, and also with some important awards ceremonies. I am sure that Tenerife GG will not disappoint you, a new event that is born to grow and to stay.
The person in charge of the Canarian League of e sports HiperDino, Antonio Cabrera, also participated in the presentation. This competition closed its third season with 17,400 active players and more than 20,000 euros in prizes. It currently has more than 23,000 registered users in your web platform.
Tenerife GG tickets are now available on the event website. boys and girls children under 11 years have free admissionalthough they will always have to be accompanied by an adult.