Sixty-four of the Top Amateur Players from Around the County Head to HyperX Esports Arena Las Vegas on Nov. 23 to Compete for a $ 50,000 Shopping Spree

FaZe Clan's Nickmercs to Live Stream Grand Final on Twitch Channel;
Cizzorz, GwidT and Clipz to Participate in Live Event and Meet Select Fans in Attendance

IRVINE, Calif .– (BUSINESS WIRE) - Allied Esports, a global export entertainment company, and Simon, a global leader in premier shopping, dining, entertainment and mixed-use destinations, announced the names of 64 finalists of their produced amateur national esports tournament, the Simon Cup.

He will hold the Grand Final at HyperX Esports Arena in Las Vegas on Nov 23, where the 64 participants will battle in front of a live audience and viewers around the world. After the inaugural Simon Cup winner is crowned on stage at HyperX Esports Arena Las Vegas, the champion will be invited to one of four Las Vegas Simon centers - The Forum Shops at Caesars Palace, The Shops at Crystals, Las Vegas North Premium Outlets or Las Vegas South Premium Outlets - to kick off the ultimate $ 50,000 shopping spree.

The Simon Cup Grand Final will be streamed live on the Twitch channels of FaZe Clan superstar Nickmercs and Allied Esports starting at 2 pm Pacific Time. FaZe Clan's Cizzorz, GwidT and Clipz, who will be on site at HyperX Esports Arena Las Vegas, will be featured in the live broadcasting and commentary on the competition. Doors open at 12: 30 pm Pacific Time.

“The Simon Cup was designed to bring gaming communities together in an authentic way - from highly competitive online qualifiers to tears streaming down to winners' face to face - and we are thrilled that the first stage of this program has produced incredibly memorable moments. , "Said Jud Hannigan, CEO of Allied Esports. "Along with our partners at Simon, we have created a real platform to unearth and showcase skilled players and we look forward to seeing who handles the spotlight the best next week in Las Vegas."

The Simon Cup Grand Final will bring to the stage to new wave of talented gamers, including New York Regional winner Alexander Szumski (Gamertag: Sully Wazowski) from Rahway, NJ, California Regional winner Nick Singer (YerMomOnToast) from Ladera Ranch, Calif., and the winner of the open tournament, Manolo Begay (Berry) from Las Vegas, Nev., each of whom won a $ 10,000 shopping spree for finishing their respective region.

The final 64 participants range from 13 to 25, with an average age of 16, and span the country from Stamford, Conn. to Manhattan Beach, Calif., with hometowns in Michigan, West Virginia and Colorado in between. A full list of the finalists can be found at

The Grand Final tournament structure will include all 64 players in a Fortnite only custom lobby using a tailored scoring format, emphasizing placements, especially Victory Royals, and eliminations, with point values ​​scaling through each round.

The Simon Cup, an original exported program played on Allied Esports' new online proprietary platformer, started September 30 as Fortnite fans across the country entered the tournament one of two ways: via participation codes received by watching and following the live streams select FaZe Clan members by picking up a Gold Ticket at 13 participating Simon locations in the New York and Los Angeles Participants accumulated points on a weekly basis and were awarded prizes through special missions.

The top 100 players from the New York and California regional tracks competed in regional finals on the HyperX Esports Truck at Roosevelt Field in Garden City, NY and Ontario Mills in Ontario, Calif., where the top 16 from each region Regional final events included appearances by FaZe Clan members, surprise shopping sprees, last chance qualifiers, Smash Ultimate tournaments, and additional Fortnite play for prizes and giveaways. 32 players, who advanced to Las Vegas and rounded out the field of 64.

21 to compete in missions for cash prizes. For more information on the Simon Cup and the Grand Final, follow @AlliedEsports and visit

About Allied Esports

Named to Fast Company's 2019 The World's Most Innovative Companies list, Allied Exports is a leading export company with a global network of dedicated exports designed to serve as competition battlegrounds, content production facilities and community hubs.

Through direct operation or membership via the Allied Esports Property Network, the world's first affiliated program venue, Allied Exports properties in North America, Europe, China and Australia, and includes the world-renowned HyperX Esports Arena Las Vegas, its fleet of mobile arenas, the HyperX Esports Trucks, and the HyperX Esports Studio in Hamburg, Germany.

For more information about Allied Esports, visit and follow @AlliedEsports. Allied Esports is a subsidiary of Allied Esports Entertainment, Inc.

About Allied Esports Entertainment

Allied Esports Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ: AESE) is a global export entertainment venture dedicated to providing transformative live experiences, multi-platform content and interactive services to audiences worldwide through its strategic fusion of two powerful entertainment brands: WPT). Allied Esports Entertainment was created in August 2019 when Black Ridge Acquisition Corp. completed its business combination with Allied Esports and WPT Enterprises.

About Simon

Simon is a global leader in the ownership of premier shopping, dining, entertainment and mixed-use destinations and a S&P 100 company (Simon Property Group, NYSE: SPG). Our properties across North America, Europe, and Asia provide billings for annual sales and communities. For more information, visit

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