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 who graduated from Bournemouth University with a 2:1 degree in Multi-Media Journalism in 2007.
A keen League player and WoW RPer, he has written for a range of publications including Games TM, Nintendo Official Magazine, games industry publication MCV as well as Riot Games. He currently works as full-time content director for the British Esports Association.