Video Games played in a structured tournament format, where the best of the best compete for pride, glory... and cookies!
Starcraft 2 Elite Series
ESChamp presents the Starcraft 2: Heart of the Swarm Elite Series. Come watch the epic conclusion of the 2 month invitational tournament with the goal to put Eastern Canada’s Top professional players against each other in a bid to see who is the best at mastering the Protoss, Terran or fearsome Zerg.
Top Players include:
Come to the Ambrosia room in the Sheridan to watch it live or watch it online. There will be prizes for the audience, including a copy of Starcraft 2: Heart of the Swarm. So come on out because this is one event you don't want to miss.
Casted by: Gabe Swanson, Derek “Tanag” McCrone
League of Legends
Demacia, Noxus, Ionia, no matter which land you hail from if you are a League of Legends fan you need to be here. After climbing their way from the drudges, the top teams from the LAN will duke it out on the stage to prove their mettle as top summoners and claim the title of League of Legend Champions.
Casted by: Shaun “FourCourtJester” Delaney, Brent “Phrank” Riberdy
Panel: Video Game Commentary 101
Have you ever wanted to be a YouTube star talking about video games? Or perhaps you wanted to be a caster for top games such as League of Legends, Dota 2, or Starcraft 2? These experts will give you the lowdown on the "Do’s and Don’ts" of professional video game commentary.
Guests: Shaun “FourCourtJester” Delaney - League of Legends, Gabe Swanson - Starcraft 2, Brent “Phrank” Riberdy - League of Legends
Panel: Video Game Tournament Organizing 101
The Video Game Tournament Organizing 101 panel will give insight on what it takes to be a tournament organizer. Covering a wide variety of topics, including the difficulties of tournament organizing, why one would even want to become a tournament organizer, what can be done to make a tournament better, and which tournaments have proven to be very successful. So if you want to be a video game tournament organizer, or if you are wondering why certain aspects of a tournament contributes to its success, then this panel will be beneficial for you.
- How to become a tournament organizer
- The difficulties of a tournament organizer
- What it takes to run a good tournament
- How can partners and sponsors help make a tournament better
- Why become a tournament organizer
- Examples of what are the best events (for any given game/genre/etc)
- How is tournament organizing different across the world
- Different formats of tournaments