EventsGamers Universe: A Gaming Convention by the Chicago Teen Gamer's Guild

Gamers Universe: A Gaming Convention by the Chicago Teen Gamer's Guild

10:30 AM – 9:00 PM
Harold Washington Library Center


Gamers Universe Gaming Convention

Discover fresh games, meet new friends and cosplay as your favorite character at the inaugural Gamers Universe gaming convention, created by Chicago Teen Gamer’s Guild! Gamers of all ages/types are welcome to attend, though the event is targeted towards a teen audience.

What to expect:

  • Super Smash Bros Ultimate & Mortal Kombat X game tournaments (with prizes for the winners)
  • Cosplay competition (with prizes for the winners)
  • Indie game corner to discover hidden gems
  • Board game and hangout lounge
  • Scavenger hunt (with prizes)
  • Workshops, discussion panels and browse-able teen artist alley

Sign up for either/both game tournaments. Sign-ups for the cosplay competition will occur day-of the convention.

For more information about the convention, including event schedule and cosplay guidelines, visit

Note: The library closes at 5 p.m., but those competing in the Super Smash tournament will be allowed to stay through 9 p.m. Anyone who leaves the building after 5 p.m. will not be allowed back in for the night.

How to Attend
This event takes place in person. We encourage those who are not vaccinated, may be immunocompromised or have family members who are immunocompromised to wear a mask. Questions about visiting the library? Check out our Using the Library FAQ.

Suitable for:
Crafts, Games and Play

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