What To Watch This Weekend: Blizzcon, Dota 2, And Injustice 2 – News
This weekend we have some pre-Blizzcon Blizzard tournaments, major tournaments for several top games, and some more off-kilter events around the world.
Blizzcon may not start until next week, but you can catch the opening days of the event’s Heroes of the Storm and StarCraft II tournaments this weekend. With the world’s best players on display, even the early matches should offer some intense competition. (Streams / Schedule)
The Leauge of Legends World Championships move into the semifinals, with SK Telecom T1 taking on Royal Never Give Up and Team WE taking on Samsung Galaxy (the team, not the phone). (Stream / Schedule)
Dota 2 is having its own major tournament with the ESL One Hamburg (part of Valve’s new major system), which offers successful teams ranking points that will determine their place in next year’s international, as well as share of an enormous $1 million prize pool. (Stream / Schedule)
We also have a major Pokkén tournament, Final Boss, which has some strong competitors to go along with its $3,000 prize pool. (Stream and Schedule)
Canada Cup is this week’s major fighting game event, with big tournaments for Street Fighter V, Marvel Vs. Capcom: Infinite, Tekken 7, Guilty Gear Xrd Rev 2, and more. (Streams and Schedule)
The Rocket League Championship Series returns this weekend with its Promotion Tournament, in which the bottom seeds of the from the RLCS and the two highest ranked teams in the Rival Series take each other on for a spot in RLCS’s fifth season. (Stream / Schedule)
If you’d rather watch some board games, you can watch the Essen SPIEL’17 event, which will have streams of several major board games all weekend long. (Stream and Schedule)
That’s it for this weekend! Let us know if we missed an event, or if there’s a scene you’d like us to cover, in the comments below.
Author Suriel Vazquez