The finals of Gfinity’s Starcraft 2 and CS:GO tournaments will be held this September at EGX 2015 with the biggest prize pot yet.
Pro players of both CS:GO and Starcraft 2 will be at the NEC competing for more than $100,000 in prize money. Talking about the EGX-Gfinity eSports partnership, Martin Wyatt – head of partnerships at Gfinity- said, “We are very excited to announce that we’ll be partnering with EGX to bring elite level eSports to the event for the first time”.
“Following our successful debut at the show in 2014 we have decided to bring the culmination of our CS:GO and Starcraft 2 seasons to the NEC and 80,000 people. With over $100,000 to play for and the very best playing talent in the world in attendance this is an amazing opportunity for the EGX crowd to witness world class eSports live and in person”.
Managing director of gamer events, David Lilley, added, “eSports is exploding worldwide and we’re delighted to be working more closely with Gfinity to bring the UK’s premier eSports experience to EGX. Visitors will see the world’s finest gaming stars compete at the highest level and may even pick up a trick or two to help them win next year’s prize pot”.
EGX 2015 will take place at the NEC, Birmingham between September 24 – 27.