Gfinity, the UK’s leading eSports and online gaming company today reveal the presenters and elite gaming teams from across the globe that are set to go head to head in their third e-sports tournament, G3.
Ali-A, the UK’s Call of Duty YouTube superstar, will co-present the Call of Duty: Ghosts game, and FIFA YouTube legend, KSI, will host the first ever FIFA 14 tournament at the event.
World class teams and individuals from across the globe, including Evil Geniuses, Ninjas in Pyjamas, Grubby and Bruce Grannec, will be battling it out across a number of e-sports titles at The Copper Box in Queen Elizabeth II Olympic Park, London on August 2nd and 3rd 2014 for prize pots of up to £55,000.
The Call of Duty: Ghosts tournament will see Evil Geniuses (two time Gfinity champions, CoD World Champions 2014) take on Optic Gaming, Optic Nation (the biggest CoD team in the world) and Team Envy US (2nd CoD World Championships 2014). Joining them will be the UK’s TCM Gaming ( CoD European Champions, 3rd MLG Anaheim June ’14), Epsilon (Runner up at CoD European Championships, G2 Finalists Oct ’13) and Team Vitality (biggest CoD team in France captained by the incredible “Gotaga”). Co-presenting the CoD tournaments along with Ali-A will be Puckett (MLG’s top caster) and Benson (the UK’s top caster)
Teams competing for glory at Counter Strike: Go include Titan, record breaking and top scoring Ninjas in Pyjamas, US heavyweights iBuyPower and legendary eSports team Fnatic. The tournament will be presented by e-sports veteran Sir Scoots.
In partnership with Blizzard, G3 will be hosting a Starcraft 2 World Championship Series game with top ranking world class players MC (#1), Hyun (#3), JJAKJI (#8) and Stardust (#9) gaming for glory alongside legends MMA and Grubby. Presented by the ever popular Starcraft caster, Khaldor, this is one tournament not to be missed.
For the first time ever FIFA14 will be part of the incredible line up for G3, hosted by FIFA YouTube legend KSI, world champions will kick off against the UK’s finest in the gaming equivalent of the world cup. Known as the best Football/Soccer video game player of all time, Bruce Grannec, four time world champion and four time French champion, takes to the field against Alfonso Ramos (two time world champion), top UK players Ty Walton and Adam Winster, completing the field is 2013 ESWC FIFA champion, Epsilon Vinch.