You don’t need a sponsor, expensive gear, and a jersey to be a contender in the world of esports. To get on the road to professional gaming, there are a number of tournaments that are available that also offer cash prizes and trips to bigger events. Here are some tournaments that are happening now.
Gfinity Elite Series
The online tournament offers two separate daily tournaments with different pay outs. Players earn points towards becoming a top competitor in games including Street Fighter V, Rocket League, and Counter Strike: GO. The series is currently being featured on T.V. in the United Kingdom and on the esports channel E11.
Major League Gaming: Gamebattles
This tournament feature first person shooter games including Overwatch, Call of Duty, and Destiny. It also features other competitions for sports games such as NBA2K and Madden in addition to fighting games. With over 100 games and over $4,000,000 in payouts, there is something for everyone who’s looking to make a name for themselves.
GameStop Hometown Heroes
If you love Injustice and want to make it to the big stage, the hometown heroes tourney is just for you. The competition will continue now until August 27 and offers a $5,000 payout, and the winner will a part of the grand finale, which will air on TBS in October. This is one of four tournaments currently running feature the DC Comic based game.
The best part about these tournaments is they’re free to join. It also helps newcomers become used to competing in a tournament setting. With these online tournaments, you can get your name, or gamer tag, out to the world. Why wait? Your dream of becoming an esports player is one click away.
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