eSports Events Calendar: September-to-November 2018
Your essential guide to the most important competitive gaming events for the summer's close
As eSports gets bigger by the month, so do the eSports events that are the backbone of the competitive gaming community.
Here at World of Duels we understand that means that even keeping track of which are worthwhile can eat into your all-important gaming and training time. To make your life a little easier, we've assembled a list of the essential inbound gatherings of eSports teams, companies and fans.
Whether you visit in person, watch online, or just keep your eyes peeled for news and announcements over social media, the selection we've picked below should absolutely be on any serious competitive gamer's radar, as well as those of more casual fans.
Here's our eSports events calendar for Fall 2018:
September 20th-23rd, FACEIT CS: GO Major, London, UK
Bringing the popular FACEIT format to London, and taking place in the famed SSE Wembley Arena, this ambitious CS:GO clash will see 10,000 fans squeeze in to lend their support to some of the biggest teams in eSports.
September 29th, Blast Pro Series, Istanbul, Turkey
Offering a signature format where every team plays on a single main stage at the same time, Blast Pro promises you've got no reason to miss any of the action, and will always find yourself in a packed arena. Local CS:GO specialists Space Soldiers will face off five of the world's most experienced Counter-Strike teams.
Blast Pro Series.
October 1st-3rd, eSports Business Summit, Las Vegas, USA
Why would a business summit be of interest to an eSports fan? Because eSports has brought players and industry closer together than seen in any gaming form before it. Expect news, announcements and plenty of opinions from the companies that make eSports tick. A must-attend eSports event for any gamer looking to network.
October 26th-28th, TwitchCon 2018, San Jose, USA
eSports might have come before Twitch existed, but today competitive gaming and streaming are inseparable. And with a dedicated eSports stage, you can be sure to see some of the hottest competitive action, along with – of course – many of the biggest personalities in gaming.
TwitchCon 2018 eSports Stage. Twitch
November 2nd-3rd, BlizzCon 2018, Anaheim, USA
When it comes to eSports, few game companies have made an impact like Blizzard Entertainment.
So… when the company hosts its annual BlizzCon, you can anticipate plenty of competitive gaming action. At this single gamer con you'll be able to take in the World of Warcraft Arena World Championship, the Overwatch World Cup, the StarCraft II World Championship Series Global Finals, the Hearthstone Global Games, and plenty more besides. It's going to be a busy weekend.
BlizzCon. @Blizzard_ent, twitter
November 12th, eSports Awards 2018, London, UK
Conceived to recognise not just the planet's best teams, but also the streamers, event organisers, broadcasters and gameplay innovators, this award ceremony hopes to draw an international spotlight to the greatest eSports has to offer, across the board.
November 16th-18th, Red Bull Conquest, Washington DC, USA
Red Bull's touring multi-title fighting game community competition reaches its crescendo after several months visiting cities across the States. Going to battle over games like Street Fighter V Guilty Gear Xrd RE and Tekken 7, the most successful of the series' previous installments will fight tooth and nail to show that their region is home to the elite FGC champions.
Check back for more eSports event calendars in the upcoming months. Meanwhile, practice your gaming on WoDuels so maybe one day you’ll be competing at one of these events.
RedBull conquest. Red Bull eSports.