Five major esports gaming tournaments will take place at the Multiplay Insomnia i48, offering a combined prize pool of more than £20,000.
The event runs from March 22nd to 25th at the International Centre in Telford, UK, with games including League of Legends, FIFA 13, Starcraft II, Counter Strike: Global Offensive, Team Fortress 2, Minecraft and Call of Duty: Black Ops 2.
Those who sign up to the Razer League of Legends Cup will be entered into a draw for a live pre-qualifier. Teams will be invited to the Gaming Bunker at PC World in London’s Tottenham Court Road, where they will play for over £2,000 worth of prizes for their team, including free team entry to the actual Multiplay i48 series event, which has £2,500 up for grabs during the Razer League of Legends Cup.
Razer spot prizes will be offered for incredible feats of skill – and also those of sheer luck.
The CS: Go tournament will have £4,000 up for grabs, FIFA 13 will have over £1,000, Black Ops 2 will offer £4,000 and Starcraft II ESET Masters tournament will have a whopping £10,000 up for grabs.
There will also be EVE meet and Magic: The Gathering areas. i48 will even debut its very first dedicated tabletop area for the community to bring, set up and play their own tabletop games.
More details including times and ticket sales can be found on the handy i48 FAQ page.
Dom is an award-winning writer and finalist of the Esports Journalist of the Year 2023 award. He graduated from Bournemouth University with a 2:1 degree in Multi-Media Journalism in 2007.
As a long-time gamer having first picked up the NES controller in the late ’80s, he has written for a range of publications including GamesTM, Nintendo Official Magazine, industry publication MCV and others. He worked as head of content for the British Esports Federation up until February 2021, when he stepped back to work full-time on Esports News UK and offer esports consultancy and freelance services. Note: Dom still produces the British Esports newsletter on a freelance basis, so our coverage of British Esports is always kept simple – usually just covering the occasional press release – because of this conflict of interest.