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The Carolina Games Summit announces that they will be hosting five Super Smash Brothers tournaments across three different consoles at the upcoming Playthrough Gaming Convention at the Raleigh Convention Center on February 13th and 14th 2016.

Tournaments will be held both days beginning with individual Super Smash Brothers Melee tournaments on February 13th at Noon and February 14th at 11:00am. The first day Melee tournament will be single elimination with best 2 out of 3 rounds determining the winner. The second day Melee tournament will be double elimination with best 2 out of 3 rounds determining the winner. The 1st place winner from each day will face off in a final showdown on stage to determine our ultimate Melee tournament champion from both days of competition. Streaming will be attempted via the Carolina Games Summit twitch channel at CGSTwitch

Super Smash Brothers Brawl will be held February 13th at 5pm as a double elimination best 2 out of 3 rounds tournament. Super Smash Brothers 4 will be held on February 14th at Noon as a double elimination best 2 out of 3 rounds tournament. Custom prize plaques have been created for 1st - 3rd places on all tournaments with a special plaque for the Melee two day champion.

All Melee tournament play will be conducted on CRT monitors with original Nintendo Gamecube controllers provided. Brawl and Smash 4 tournament play will be conducted on Benq RL2460 competitive gaming monitors set to Fighting Mode co-designed by fighting gaming legend Justin “JWong” Wong. They will use Nintendo Wii and Wii U consoles respectively. Bringing your own controllers are permitted as long as they do not break tournament rules as defined on Tournament Rules Registration for tournaments are now open at Carolina Games Summit under the Tournaments section.

Freeplay will also be held on all consoles when they are not in tournament use. Carolina Games Summit has partnered with Hyperkin to showcase Retron 5 consoles for open play at our booth.

About Playthrough
Playthrough is a brand new two day gaming convention coming to Raleigh, North Carolina. It's a weekend long extravaganza showcasing the latest games and providing an opportunity for gamers to meet others who share their passion. Whether you are interested in video games, eSports, tabletop games, or play testing new creations, Playthrough has something for everyone! For more info visit PlaythroughGC

About Carolina Games Summit
Carolina Games Summit® has been hosting tournaments and events across North Carolina since 2006. Bringing industry speakers, video game tournaments, product promotions, exhibition booths, and educational sessions to events the entire family can enjoy. Plans are underway to open a one of a kind storefront in Goldsboro, NC providing the excitement of an event year round. For more info visit Carolina Games Summit

About BenQ America Corp.
The BenQ digital lifestyle brand stands for “Bringing Enjoyment and Quality to Life,” fusing lifestyle with technology, enjoyment with productivity and aesthetic design with purpose-built engineering. It is this mantra that has made BenQ the No. 1-selling projector brand powered by TI DLP® technology in The Americas(1). BenQ America Corp. offers an extensive line of visual display and presentation solutions that incorporate the very latest technologies. The company delivers a broad range of Colorific™ projectors, ZOWIE eSports gear and monitors, interactive large-format displays, mobile audio products, cloud consumer products and lifestyle lighting for any application and market — education, home, gaming, enterprise, government, house of worship, digital signage, A/V and IT — with cutting-edge models that lead the industry in performance, reliability, environmental sustainability and aesthetics. Whether it’s interactive digital whiteboards for classrooms, full HD 3D projectors for home theaters, short-throw projectors for boardrooms, interactive flat-panel displays for digital signage or LED backlight monitors for professional gaming, BenQ continues to defy the limits of digital displays. The company’s products are available across North America through leading value-added distributors, resellers and retailers. For more info visit BenQ US

About Hyperkin
Since its inception Hyperkin® has rapidly established a reputation for developing innovative, reliable and cost-friendly video game peripherals. Hyperkin® designs, manufactures and distributes a wide variety of accessories for every major platform including; Nintendo® Wii™, Sony® PlayStation® 3, Microsoft® Xbox® 360, Nintendo® DSi®XL, Sony® PSP™ as well as an extensive catalog of peripherals for classic platforms like NES, SNES, GameBoy™, SEGA® Genesis™, Saturn™ and Dreamcast™. Additional information can be found on the official web site: Hyperkin

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