The Summer Games

Esports Championship Series Season 5

London, UK

Dates: 8-10 June

Season 5 of the ECS Counter-Strike: Global Offensive championship will come to a thrilling conclusion at largest homegrown UK esports event of the year. Taking place at Wembley Arena, thousands of fans are expected to be in attendance with the teams fighting for a slice of the $750,000 prize pool.


Cologne, Germany

Dates: 5-7 July

2018 marks the fifth year in a row that Cologne will be greeting players, talents and fans for a whole weekend of pure Counter-Strike: Global Offensive action from July 6th to 8th at ESL One Cologne 2018. On top of the action in the matches, there’ll be plenty of activities going on around the event, including signing sessions with the teams.

Overwatch League Grand Finals

Los Angeles, USA

July 26–28

Taking place at Blizzard’s own tailor-made arena in the heart of Burbank – the home to many world-famous TV and film studios – teams from all over the world (including London’s own Spitfire) are poised to do battle for the first ever Overwatch League trophy and a prize of $1 million.


Paris, France

Dates: 16-19 August

Gathering a worldwide selection of sixteen of the best Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Pro League teams, this event is the biggest ever organised in Europe for Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six esports. After an intense group phase starting on August 13th, the eight qualifying teams will face off during the Major’s final phase, held at the Paris Expo – Porte de Versailles. With prestigious face-offs and what should be a unique atmosphere, the Six Major Paris will be a step forward for the Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six esports scene.

EVO 2018 

Las Vegas, USA

Dates: 3-5 August

The Evolution Championship Series (Evo for short) represents the largest and longest-running fighting game tournaments in the world. It brings together the best of the best from around the world in a dazzling exhibition of skill and fun, as players and fans gather to honour the competitive spirit in an open format and determine a champion.

The International Dota 2 Championships 

Vancouver, Canada

Dates: 20-25 August

The International 2018 is the concluding tournament of the Dota Pro Circuit and the eighth annual edition of The International. The annual tournament hosted by developer Valve will be held on Canadian soil for the first time, as it moves to the Rogers Arena in Vancouver, Canada. The International remains the biggest and most prestigious event on the circuit.

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