There are a lot of esports tournaments every year, and all of them are accompanied by great emotions and large prize pools. Of all the events, the largest and most important LOL, CS GO, and Dota 2 tournaments, which are watched by people around the world, deserve special attention. Esports tournaments are held in Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Katowice, Tokyo, Cologne, Berlin and other cities. Millions of spectators around the world follow the matches of the teams, and the stadiums are filled to capacity. Almost all major bookmakers accept eSports bets, including mostbet.uz com.
Let’s take a look at the TOP 3 esports tournaments that will be held in 2023 and which you should never miss!Counter-Strike, IEM Katowice 2023.
The first tournament that CS GO fans and esports fans are looking forward to is Counter-Strike: Global Offensive. IEM Katowice 2023. For many eSports fans, this game is #1 and cannot be compared to other games. The prize fund of the tournament will be half a million dollars; there will be incredible intensity, so CS GO in Poland will traditionally be incredibly interesting for bets. Traditionally, betting enthusiasts make predictions not only on the victory of a particular team but also on how many frags individual players will make.
The event will take place at Spodek, with a capacity of over 11,000 people. IEM Katowice features the best teams in the world, including FaZe Clan, Team Vitality, Natus Vincere and current Major champions, Outsiders. IEM Katowice 2023 is part of the Intel Grand Slam tournament. If the FaZe Clan team wins successfully, Intel will reward them with an additional $1,000,000 from Intel.
Katowice is an amazing place to host an esports tournament, as Poland is home to some of the most passionate CS GO fans. You can bet that from February 10, the most popular matches for sports betting will be Counter-Strike matches.
- Country of the tournament: Poland (Katowice).
- Date of the tournament: February 10-12.
League of Legends 2023
In 2022, League of Legends was called the most popular esports game in terms of the number of viewers, i.e., by coverage. Last year, Riot Games hosted the League of Legends Worlds 2022 tournament, breaking viewership records. This is a big achievement for this game, and amid its popularity, more and more bookmakers are starting to accept bets on LOL.
During the League of Legends World Championship last year, viewers watched 141 million hours, which is a record among all other esports events in 2022. An intense Grand Final between T1 and DRX drew a record 5.1 million viewers!
Riot Games is full of desire to repeat the success of last year’s World Cup and decided to hold the event in South Korea. The tournament promises to be incredible as League of Legends is very popular in the South Korean region. While the venue has yet to be announced, we can expect tickets to sell out within minutes!
- Country of the tournament: South Korea.
- Date of the tournament: to be confirmed.
Well, where without Dota 2 with its incredible prize pool? The International is an annual celebration for Dota 2 fans where the best teams in the world compete for the biggest prize pools of any esports competition. The International is known as the esports tournament with the highest prize pool, exceeding $40 million. Last year’s tournament winner, Team Spirit, received $3 million per player! Not a bad job, is it?
Unfortunately, The International prize pool has fallen to $18 million. However, no other esports tournament has such a prize pool. Therefore, Dota 2 is still far ahead of other esports games in terms of prize money. Millions of esports fans watch The International for the incredibly high stakes, making it a great esports betting opportunity. While the venue has yet to be announced, tickets to The International almost always sell out in minutes.
- Country of the tournament: to be confirmed.
- Date of the tournament: end of the year.