Published on August 9th, 2018 | by Admin
QuakeCon 2018 | Two Esports Tournaments Bring the World’s Best to Dallas for Quake Champions & The Elder Scrolls Legends
QuakeCon 2018 is only a week away and we wanted to pass a reminder about the two major esports tournaments running during the event — The Elder Scrolls: Legends Masters Series and the next Major event for Quake Champions, The QuakeCon Open.
TESL Masters Series – Thur, Aug 9 – Fri, Aug 10
Qualifiers for The Elder Scrolls: Legends Masters Series, featuring both online and offline events, have been running since June 30, and the competition has been whittled down to the top 16 players in the world. These card game gladiators will convene on Thursday, August 9 at QuakeCon to battle it out for their share of the $50,000 prize pool. The path to the final showdown is slated to kick-off Friday, August 10, at 10:15am CT. Fans who are at QuakeCon can catch the competition live in the esports Arena, while everyone else can tune in online at https://www.twitch.tv/teslegends.
The QuakeCon Open – Fri, Aug 10 – Sun, Aug 12
QuakeCon is known for the amazing Quake competitions, and this year, the Quake Champions QuakeCon Open takes everything to next level. This year’s tournament will bring together some of the best esports players in the world, including Team Liquid’s Rapha & DaHanG, to team up and fight in 2v2 Deathmatch for their share of a $175,000 prize pool. Competition kicks off on Friday, August 10, with 2v2 finals slated for Saturday evening
However, this year’s competition also has a bonus round… With a twist! Players from the top eight 2v2 teams will move on to face off solo – against both teammates and foes – in a 1v1, winner-take-all Duel showdown for a shot at ultimate glory and an additional $25,000. This intense Duel competition kicks off on Sunday, August 12. All of the Quake Champions tournament action can be watched live in the esports Arena at QuakeCon, or by tuning in online at https://www.twitch.tv/quake.
QuakeCon 2018, North America’s largest Bring-Your-Own-Computer (BYOC) LAN party and gaming festival, will be held at the Gaylord Texan Resort and Convention Center Thursday, August 9 through Sunday, August 12. This year’s event will also feature the return of the keynote address on Friday at 11 am CT, where Bethesda will showcase the highly anticipated gameplay reveal of DOOM Eternal¸ as well as a special panel on Saturday at 11 am CT with Bethesda Game Studios to discuss Fallout 76 and answer fan questions.