European esports superstars to compete at CWL Birmingham Open from April 14 to 16 for $50,000 prize pool
Insomnia60 will play host to the CWL Birmingham Open at the NEC arena between April 14th and 16th 2017, and hosted by Multiplay as part of the Insomnia series. Call of Duty players from all over Europe will have the opportunity to compete for the winner’s share of the $50,000 prize pool, and highly-coveted CWL Pro Points, as part of the road to the CWL Championship later this year.
Some of the biggest esports names in Europe will face off on Call of Duty®: Infinite Warfare with up to 96 teams able to enter the tournament. All players are required to be 18 years of age or older to participate.
Fans can view the action live, during tournament hours, for free at MLG.tv. Call of Duty World League, Presented by PlayStation®4 is proud to partner with Major League Gaming as tournament operator and broadcast partner for the upcoming season. Through MLG’s proven live streaming capabilities and technology, CWL fans can watch all the Infinite Warfare esports action on MLG.TV, MLG’s YouTube channel, and in-game (IW PS4) through the Live Event Viewer.
Craig Fletcher, Multiplay Founder & SVP Esports and Competitive Gaming Strategy at GAME Digital PLC, commented: “The CWL is one of the biggest esports leagues in the world, representing one of the most popular game franchises of all time. Having this tournament at i60 is a huge honour and shows again our continuing commitment to UK esports. We’re incredibly excited that UK fans attending the show will get the chance to participate in CWL and look forward to welcoming them to Insomnia.”
CWL Weekend tickets are available for purchase at: https://insomniagamingfestival.com/tickets
For more information on Insomnia60, please visit: https://insomniagamingfestival.com/
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