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 – 4:30 PM
Harold Washington Library Center


Discover fresh games, meet new friends and cosplay as your favorite character at the 2nd annual Gamers Universe gaming convention.

Gamers Universe is an event for all ages and flavors of gamers and is created by the Chicago Teen Gamer’s Guild (CTGG), a group of Chicago teens who are creating inclusive gaming experiences across the city.

What to expect:

  • Mario Kart 8 Tournament (with prizes for the winners)
  • Cosplay competition (with prizes for the winners)
  • The debut of original games created by the CTGG
  • Board game lounge highlighting the Chicago tabletop community
  • Video game showcase featuring local developers
  • Kid friendly gaming activities in Thomas Hughes Children’s Library
  • Souvenir takeaways designed by the CTGG
  • Hands-on workshops, panels and more!

View the convention schedule, cosplay guidelines and more at

How to Attend

This event takes place in person. Masks are strongly encouraged in all CPL locations. Questions about visiting the library? Check out our Using the Library FAQ.


Need sign language interpretation or other accessibility assistance for this event?

Please call (312) 747-8184 or email to request accommodations. Requests must be made at least 14 business days before the event.

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Suitable for:
Kids: 6 to 13 years
Teens: 13 to 19 years
Adults: 18 and up
Tweens: 10 to 13 years
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