ComedySportz Chicago took the trophy at the 2012 ComedySportz World Championship this past Saturday, July 21. The annual event, held in Chicago for the first time since 2001, hosted 19 teams and 230 players from across the country and Europe, the largest gathering of participants in the 25 year ComedySportz World Championship history. After four nights of non-stop matches, Chicago claimed the title in a close match with Los Angeles. Over 1500 people attended the ComedySportz World Championship over the weekend.
BroadwayWorld has a look at the event below.
To view full schedule for the event visit http://25yearz.com/schedule/
The ComedySportz form of improv comedy is a sport begun 28 years ago in Milwaukee. Three years later, it expanded to Chicago and today ComedySportz is played in 21 cities across the U.S. and Europe. The ComedySportz clubs, who are all members of the World Comedy League, gather each summer to compete for the title of World Comedy Champion.
The event, which was held in Chicago for the first time since 2001, featured nine shows over four nights - each show was a different set of matches or exhibitions. For more information on the Championship visit www.25yearz.com
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