2nd August 2017
ESL UK Brings Esports to EGX with Premiership Finals
This year's EGX will feature more esports action than ever before and as part of those expansion plans we're delighted to reveal that ESL will bring the UK Premiership Finals to the event for the first time ever.
Two ESL Premiership Autumn Season finals will be held during EGX 2017: the League of Legends Finals and Counter Strike:Global Offensive Finals. In addition to prize money of over £20,000, winners of both these finals will qualify for the opportunity to compete on a European level as part of ESL’s path to pro initiative.
The League of Legends winners will gain an automatic spot into the EU Challenger Series Qualifiers for 2018 while, for the first time, the team winning the Counter Strike: Global Offensive Premiership final will gain an automatic spot into the ESEA Mountain Dew League to compete with the best teams in Europe.
As well as holding these two finals held on the Main Stage, ESL UK will also bringing the ESL Arena, powered by Intel, to EGX, with more details to be announced soon.
We're celebrating the tenth EGX event this year and plan to make it our best ever so why not join us at the NEC in Birmingham on the 21st to 24th September. Tickets are available to purchase here.