The Video Game Masters Tournament was an event that was created in 1983 by Twin Galaxies to generate world record high scores for the 1984 U.S. Edition of the Guinness Book of World Records (now called Guinness World Records Book). It was the most prestigious contest of that era and the only one that the Guinness book looked to for verified world records on video games. This contest was conducted under the auspices of Twin Galaxies in 1983, 1984 and 1985, and, later, by the U.S. National Video Game Team in 1986 and 1987.

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  • The Video Game Masters Tournament was an event that was created in 1983 by Twin Galaxies to generate world record high scores for the 1984 U.S. Edition of the Guinness Book of World Records (now called Guinness World Records Book). It was the most prestigious contest of that era and the only one that the Guinness book looked to for verified world records on video games. This contest was conducted under the auspices of Twin Galaxies in 1983, 1984 and 1985, and, later, by the U.S. National Video Game Team in 1986 and 1987. During its first year, 1983, the event was called the North America Video Game Challenge (State Teams Tournament), but was changed to the Video game Masters Tournament by the second year. In order to administer the contest, Twin Galaxies assigned the newly created U.S. National Video Game Team to the task of collecting and verifying scores from the eight cities that participated in the 1983 edition of this event. The cities were Seattle, Washington; Lake Odessa, Michigan; Coeur D'Alene, Idaho; Omaha, Nebraska; Dayton, Ohio; San Jose, California; Upland, California and Chicago, Illinois. The 1984 event was also conducted in eight cities while the 1985 event was conducted in 35 cities. (en)
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  • The Video Game Masters Tournament was an event that was created in 1983 by Twin Galaxies to generate world record high scores for the 1984 U.S. Edition of the Guinness Book of World Records (now called Guinness World Records Book). It was the most prestigious contest of that era and the only one that the Guinness book looked to for verified world records on video games. This contest was conducted under the auspices of Twin Galaxies in 1983, 1984 and 1985, and, later, by the U.S. National Video Game Team in 1986 and 1987. (en)
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  • Video Game Masters Tournament (en)
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