- The DOTA 2 festival returns to Hamburg October 26-28 in the Barlcaycard Arena
- It will be two days longer than last year and will feature twice as many teams
- There will also be side activities such as a cosplay contest and signing sessions
ESL One Hamburg is returning this year after the event’s debut last year. The DOTA 2 festival will return to the Barclaycard Arena on October 26-28.
Not only is the tournament back but it’s bigger than ever, with the games now taking place over six days with double the amount of teams as 16 of the world’s best DOTA 2 squads battle it out for the championship title and a share of the currently unannounced prize pool.
The tournament had a massive prize pool last year of $1m (£735k) with Virtus Pro being crowned the winners and taking home $500k (£368k) after sweeping Team Secret 2-0 to claim their first title.
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ESL One Hamburg returns this October with more game days and double the amount of teams
Senior Vice President of Product at ESL, Ulrich Schulze says returning to Hamburg was a no-brainer: ‘We are looking forward to bringing ESL One back to Hamburg after such a successful debut of our flagship event series last year. This year, ESL One Hamburg is going to be even bigger and better.’
Fans will also be treated to extra side activities including signing sessions with pro players and a cosplay contest. The cosplay event will be judged by a panel and will be in front of thousands of fans.
Over 10,000 fans attended the event over the two days last year and we’ll probably see similar numbers again. Tickets go on sale on Monday May 7 at 3pm CEST (2pm BST) and range in price from €39 (£34) for weekend tickets up to €299 (£263) for premium tickets. More ticket information can be found here.
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