Major Esport Events happening in August

By Alexandre Ferroz

Major Esport Events happening in August

Hey guys with so many events we decided to make a monthly post covering the biggest esport events for each month, that way we wont miss them! The posts also cover the first week of the following month, so we get a warning if something big happens on day 1 of the following month :D

Super Smash Con

Super Smash Con 2018
Chantilly - United States. August 9th to 12th

If you are a Nintendo fan, this is the event for you. Super Smash Con features esports tournaments, live shows, music, cosplays, Super Smash Bros and more.

The International

The International
Vancouver - Canada. August 15th to 25th

The 18 best DOTA 2 teams in the World will travel to Vancouver this year to play in one of the biggest esport events of the year, The International! The event will happen in Rogers Arena, and the participants are battling for over 23 MILLION USD! The event also bring new game modes and rewards inside the game, so make sure to check that out!

TWFighter Major

TWFighter Major 2018
Taipei City - Taiwan - August 17th to 19th

This major fighting game event takes place in Taipei City and features tournaments of Street Fighter V, Dragonball FighterZ, The King of Fighter XIV and Blazblue Cross Tag Battle. Also, it brings a competition for Puyopuyo Tetris. It's important to mention that SFV and DBZ tournaments are part of their esport tour. The entire event will be streamed on twitch.


Cologne - Germany. August 21st to 25th

This is a major gaming event brings together business, entertainment, awards and more. This trade fair brings major names and exhibits, but also has entertainment areas and a family section, on which you can relax and play some games. Whether you are looking for entertainment, dev boards, game awards or learning about the gaming business, this is the event to go.

League Of Legends Championship Series

LCS Playoffs
NA - Oakland - United States. August 25th to September 8th
EU - Madrid - Spain. August 24th to September 8th

League of Legends is the most popular esport in the world and the North American league and European league attracts hundreds of thousands of viewers. The event itself is mostly about the competition, but the rioters make it for a fun event, so if you enjoy competitive league of legends, this is certainly worth watching.

Corsair DreamHack Masters Stockholm

DreamHack Masters - Stockholm
Stockholm - Sweden. August 29th to September 2nd 

This is a big tournament for CS:GO fans. All the big names are scheduled to appear and they will face each other for a prizepool of 250.000 USD. The event will take place at Ericsson Globe arena in Stockholm, Sweden and the tickets start at around 48USD.

DreamHack Montreal

DreamHack - Montreal
Montreal - Canada. September 7th to 9th

DreamHack has it all, from professional esport competition to cosplayers and music. This event includes tournaments from a variety of esports, StarCraft, Hearthstone, CS:GO and SFV to name a few. The venue for this event will be Montreal Olympic Stadium and tickets for thisstart at only 30$.


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