7 Cities Gaming, Virginia’s first eSports team, competes in marquee event in Florida

Posted at 6:51 PM, Jun 28, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-28 18:51:34-04

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – 7 Cities Gaming league, the first eSports league in Virginia, is sending Virginia’s first pro eSports team to the high-profile Community Effort Orlando (CEO) Gaming Fighting Game Championships and gaming convention this weekend in Daytona Beach.

CEO 2019 is being held at the Daytona Beach Ocean Center June 28th – June 30th and will feature players and fighting game fans from more than 45 states and 30 countries. 7 Cities’ youngest competitor is just 11 years-old.

Update (Sunday June 30th): While the team did not come away with a championship, one of 7 Cities’ gamers, Christopher Gravelle AKA “Mr. Taxi”, is now ranked No. 9 in the world, No. 2 in America and No. 1 in Virginia according to 7 Cities Gaming.