The 12 best Vainglory teams from North America and Europe will gather in London in May to take part in the first Unified Live Championships.
The 2017 Spring Season Championship will take place at the O2 Arena in London from Friday May 19th to Sunday May 21st.
Six teams from North America and six from Europe (with the most Vainglory 8 points standings) will battle it out in front of a live audience.
Fnatic, whose new Vainglory team are in the midst of their first season, will ‘host’ the event as London’s official Vainglory team.
And ESL UK, has been confirmed as the exclusive production partner for the Championships. It will also manage logistics at the recently announced Halcyon Gathering taking place at London’s Fnatic Bunkr on Saturday May 6th from 6pm BST.
“The Spring Championship format showcases a unified competition between Europe and North America – and we can finally determine which region is OP.”
Early-bird tickets are available now for £10,which include access to all three days and ‘daily swag items’ which will be handed out on a first come, first serve basis.
There’s also a VIP package available for £75, which includes access to a VIP Area, a custom-printed limited edition Vainglory hoodie with your in-game name on it (when bought before April 24th), and all daily swag items.
The VIP pass also gets you into the after-party, the front of the line for meet and greets, comes with two food vouchers per day and includes a 20% discount on Vainglory merch (though ‘limitations apply’).
All the action will be streamed live on Vainglory’s Twitch channel, Facebook and YouTube channels.
Last year Vainglory held its European Winter Championships at the Gfinity Arena, also in London.
You can grab tickets and read more details on the Vainglory Eventbrite page
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