When running a tournament, you need to keep some key things in mind. First, make sure you understand the game in which the tournament is centered around. That way, you will be knowledgeable enough so if a problem arises you will be able to recognize it instantly. Work with your friends and run unique and fun tournaments to entice people to come. Pro tip: reach out to the game developer before running the contest. There’s a good chance the developer will help you run your tournament. It will also give your tournament more credibility and attract more viewers and players.