The Hulktastic Cup in Memory of "INTERNETHULK"

At the end of our article announcing the sad passing of Overwatch legend "INTERNETHULK" which you may read here: , we speculated on how the community would remember him and everything that his name stood for - maybe a few minutes of silence? Such a guess was blown out of the water by what came; a community tournament will be held in his honor. The speed at which everyone collaborated was insane, so much so that we couldn't even preview it. 

The Hulktastic Cup was broadcasted November 11th at 2pm, Eastern time of course over at the Overwatch Twitch channel. Organised by none other than "Noukky", a competitive Overwatch Support player, she did a fantastic job at organising the whole thing and is commended for her efforts. 22 teams were brought together for the online tournament which followed a single eliminated best-of-three format played on PTR servers. Apart from the players and their teams, a total of 14 commentators pulled through to help deliver the gameplay to the thousands of viewers. With everything happening so fast, everyone involved should be applauded for getting involved and prioritising it. 

Along with the short-time notice, no prizes were involved as the charity event focused on receiving donations from generous viewers towards the family of "INTERNETHULK" and their needs. 

Although there were no prizes, there were the overall winners of the tournament. Finishing in first were Arc69, followed by -bird noises- with two other teams, with rather long names, finished third and fourth. Regardless, all who participated are considered winners, and not in a gooey cliche sense, but in a respectable manner as they offered their skills and time to help donate and support the cause. 

Team Liquid, his team at the time of his passing, is also collecting letters of support for Hawelka's family having two addresses in Europe and North America so fans from around the world can send a message. 

This is what esports is all about; community spirit and support. This is what Gamers.com.mt is proud of being a part of and what we're trying to developing on a local level.

Posted by Gabriel Sciberras on 12th November 2017, 16:21

Hi I'm Gabriel; 16 year old student. I've always loved gaming and esports while keeping up with the latest tech; Gamers.com.mt has allowed me to talk about this hobby on a daily basis for many of you to read after I applied to be a content writer. I'm excited to be part of the team and to contribute to the future of esports on the island, which is looking to be brighter than ever.

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