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In collaboration with Gears of War, The Coalition, and Am2Pro, Gfinity are hosting the Gears eSports European Open at the Gfinity Arena & Studios in Central London on Sunday 10th July 2016.
Pro and Amateur teams across Europe will compete for a starting £10,000 prize pool with the potential for it to increase to a whopping £15,000 if more than 32 team participate.
The Top 4 teams will play in the Grand Finals in front of a live studio audience at the Gfinity Arena & Studios. Teams will qualify for the Gfinity Grand Finals through an open tournament hosted by Am2Pro at the Nottingham Forest Football Stadium (UK) starting Friday evening, July 8, 2016 and continuing through Saturday, July 9th.
Tournament format will be double-elimination Gears of War: Ultimate Edition “Execution” played on the standard Gears eSports settings (e.g. six-map cycle with map/faction picking, character restrictions, etc).
Matches will be Best of 5, with the Grand Finals being a Best of 7.
- June 15, 2016 by 11:59 PM BST – Purchase team pass before this date to receive rare Weapon Skin Bonus
- July 1, 2016 by 11:59 PM BST – Purchase team pass before this date for early-bird prices. After this date, price increases by £40.
- July 8, 2016 at 6:00 PM BST – Qualifying Open Am2Pro Tournament begins at Nottingham Forest Football Stadium
- July 9, 2016 at 10:00 AM BST – Qualifying Open Am2Pro Tournament continues at Nottingham Forest Football Stadium
- July 10, 2016 at 1:45 PM BST (doors open 1:30pm BST) – Gfinity Grand Finals at Gfinity Arena & Studios in London
For more information visit www.gears.gg.
Team Passes can be purchased here for an early-bird price of £120. VIP Passes (including access to warm-up stations) can be purchased for £160. Teams that purchase their passes before June 15, 2016 will receive the rare weapon skin “Lambent Splatter” for Gears of War: Ultimate Edition. After July 1, standard and VIP passes will increase by £40.
Local hotel discount codes will be sent in the confirmation email upon purchase.
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Built by gamers, for gamers - Gfinity is Europe’s leading PC & console eSports tournament organiser. Our 2015 Gfinity Championship is a series of events over the course of the year that brings together elite players from Call of Duty, CS:GO, Starcraft II, Hearthstone and FIFA in the UK’s first dedicated eSports arena.