And They’re Off! Esports Season Has Officially Begun!

esports summer season 2017The Kiev major for Dota 2 climaxed with OG defeating Vitrus.pro 3-2.  For their efforts, OG took home the first place prize of $1 million and Vitrus got a respectable $500,000, in what was the first of several multi-million dollar events this summer.

Over the next several months, League of Legends and CS:GO will have a plethora of major events, involving tens of millions in prizes, culminating with Dota 2 and International tournaments at the end of August.

Here’s a quick overview of what’s coming up.

League of Legends

The SLO Spring Cup and Mid-Season Invitational are both going on right now. As such, expect to see League of Legends regain the top spot in the sports betting market.

Dota 2

As mentioned above, the Kiev Major just concluded with $3 million total in prizes.   Next week Shanghai hosts the StarLadder i-League Invitational and Manila Masters event will close out May for Dota 2.

CS:GO

The Intel Extreme Masters is taking place in Sydney right now, top prize is $200,000.  June will feature the $1 million+ Esports Championship Series and ESL Pro League.

StarCraft

Finland will be hosting June’s World Championship Series with another $100,000 going to the winner.

Chat With An Esports Agent

Kelly / Warner law represents professional esports athletes. If you’re a professional gamer in search of an esports agent, or just some one-off legal help about a contract or other matter, let’s talk.

Article Source

The post And They’re Off! Esports Season Has Officially Begun! appeared first on Kelly / Warner Law | Defamation Law, Internet Law, Business Law.


Source: Kelly Warner Law

Curator
Curator

As a reputation management pioneer, Nick has the inside scoop on all things Reputation Management. This blog will focus on Reputation, practices, technologies, providers and re-shared content from some of the preeminent players in the industry. We hope you enjoy!

Leave a Reply

You must be logged in to post a comment.