ESL Expo Barcelona revealed
ESL announced today that they are partnering with GSMA’s Mobile World Congress that takes place in Barcelona, Spain each year. The ESL Expo Barcelona will take place from the 19th until the 21st of February and will have a prize pool of $80,000.
The CS:GO tournament will feature 8 teams - 2 European, 2 Spanish and 4 international. The only teams announced so far are the European representatives, EnvyUs and Fnatic. Besides Counter-Strike, ESL Expo Barcelona will also feature 8 local League of Legends teams battling for another $80,000. Also, the event will feature a number of partner booths, shops and side activities.
Sebastian Radu, MD of ESL Spain and ESL LATAM, had the following to say about the upcoming event:
“Connecting esports tournaments to events like the prestigious Mobile World Congress is a very exciting new step on our road to further popularize esports. Reaching new audiences, engaging them in new way, going to places undiscovered yet by the industry - that’s what the partnership between GSMA and ESL is about. ESL Expo Barcelona presented by Mobile World Congress is already our third joint event, and being held in a proven and full of esports potential territory like Spain, we’re confident the future is bright and full of opportunities for both GSMA and ESL.”
The event will take place in Hall 2 of the Fira Barcelona Montjuic
The tickets are now on sale and for a limited time you can get them at a discount price until the 20th of January here.
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