San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Xbox and The Coalition are proud to present the largest Gears of War eSports program to date with MLG and Gfinity. Join us in London for the first stop in the $1million Gears eSports Pro Circuit.
The best Gears of War players in the world will compete for a starting prize pool of $1,000,000, as Major League Gaming and Gfinity host a series of marquee live open events, held across the globe.
The Gears eSports Pro Circuit will feature more international cross-play and competition than ever before in Gears of War history, as the most talented teams from North America, Europe, Latin America, and Oceania are flown around the world, as they compete against one another.
In order to qualify for the Gears eSports Pro Circuit, players must earn “Gears Pro Points” by competing in regional MLG GameBattles online ladders and in daily and weekly tournaments. Teams who do not qualify for the top travel spots will still be able to compete at local events, as well as any international event of their choosing.
This year’s international circuit will feature large open events, a double elimination format and the brand new, Gears of War 4 competitive game mode, Escalation (5v5).
Our first stop will be London, UK at the Gfinity Arena & Studios.
London, United Kingdom:
- December 10th, 2016: Starts at 10:00 am (doors open 9:30 am), finishes at 10:00 pm (Times are subject to change)
- December 11th, 2016: Starts at 10:00 am (doors open 9:30 am), finishes at 10:00 pm (Times are subject to change)
- Teams: 32
- Prize Pool (USD): $100,000
The Gears Pro Circuit is an 18+ program. For live events, competitors must be 18 years of age or older. Exceptions may be made for players 16 & 17 years of age with a parental consent form. Spectators must be 13 years of age or older with parental consent form, and spectators under 16 years of age will need to be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. Online competitions may be entered by players 13+ with the supervised purchase from a parent or guardian for any players under the age of 18. Subject to change.
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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.