Make this scenario your reality this October 7 by taking part in the Nintendo World Championships 2017 tournament in New York at Manhattan Center’s Grand Ballroom. Yes, the Nintendo World Championships is back again this year after its grand return at E3 2015 in Los Angeles and fans of all ages and walks of life competing in a variety of Nintendo games, both recent and retro! Here’s how it all works: “The format of the Nintendo World Championships means that anyone has a chance to become the winner,” said Doug Bowser, Nintendo of America’s Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing. “Audiences are hungry to watch competitive video games in action, and many of our most classic games, both old and new, are well-suited to competition by players of all ages.” The qualifying rounds will take place at the following Best Buy stores: Participation in the qualifying events is on a first-come, first-served basis. Tickets to attend the final event in New York will be limited. Details on ticket availability and distribution will be shared in the coming weeks. For more information about the Nintendo World Championships 2017 and full rules for the qualifying events, visit this link.