ESL One Birmingham 2019 confirmed for May 31-June 2, 2019
Twelve teams will battle it out for their chance to win a piece of the $300,000 prize pool. The event will take place in Birmingham, UK, as the previous event in the location was the fastest selling Dota 2 event.
Regional qualifiers will feature teams from Europe, North America, China, and Southeast Asia – and will be in March and April. Group stages will be played from May 28 to May 30th
Margot James, Minister for Digital and the Creative Industries
“I’m delighted Birmingham will once again play host to an ESL tournament.
“It is a testament to the brilliant fans who made this such a success last year, and we look forward to welcoming fans from across the world. ESL’s presence here is a great boost for the Midlands region and further proof that esports in the UK is going from strength to strength.”
James Dean, ESL Managing Director
“We witnessed unimaginable levels of support from the UK community which genuinely surprised us all earlier this year.
“We can’t thank everyone enough for making ESL One Birmingham an event to truly remember and we are ecstatic to be returning with more next year.
“We’re working on implementing improvements and some additional surprise features based on superb feedback from the community this year.”