The Electronic Sports League has announced that ESL Expo Barcelona will be returning in February of this year, thanks to their partnership with Mobile World Congress.

ESL Expo Barcelona will begin on February 19th and end on the 21st. The event will take place at the Fira Barcelona Montjuic, which is said to be able to comfortable accommodate more than 2,500 attendees.

On top of featuring both the Barcelona CS:GO Invitational and ESL Masters Spain, ESL promises that attendees will also be able to watch a League of Legends tournament that will feature 8 local Spanish team that will compete for their chunk of the €80,000 prize pool (Approximately $8,700 USD). In addition, the event will include multiple activities, a variety of shops and partner booths.

“Connecting esports tournaments to events like the prestigious Mobile World Congress is a very exciting new step on our road to further popularize esports. Reaching new audiences, engaging them in new way, going to places undiscovered yet by the industry – that’s what the partnership between GSMA and ESL is about. ESL Expo Barcelona presented by Mobile World Congress is already our third joint event, and being held in a proven and full of esports potential territory like Spain, we’re confident the future is bright and full of opportunities for both GSMA and ESL.”
– Sebastian Radu, MD of ESL Spain and ESL LATAM

Tickets are already on sale for ESL Expo Barcelona, which you can find here.

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