As most of us look forward to the holidays, esports tournaments refuse to go quietly into the night. We have events coming up right up until it’s time to spend several hours with your family or not, so if you need something to distract before (or during) that time, look no further.
This week’s Counter-Strike: Global Offensive major is the ECS’ fourth season, in which teams from across the world battle it out in Cancun for their share of hte $750,000 prize pool. (Stream and Schedule)
For your fighting game fix, check out the Northeast Championships, which will feature big tournaments for Street Fighter V, Tekken 7, Marvel Vs. Capcom: Infinite, Injustice 2, Guilty Gear Xrd Rev 2, and more. (Streams and Schedule)
The Dota 2 scene is back at The Summit again, bringing a number of top teams into a single house and having them play out the entire tournament there. (Stream / Schedule)
The Gwent Master series’ second Challenger event is here, so you can watch top players fight for $100,000 and a spot in the World Masters tournament. (Stream / Schedule)
Vainglory continues to be one of the most popular MOBAs around, and you’re interested in seeing what all the fuss is about this mobile game, you can watch the world finals this weekend to see what high-level play looks like. (Stream / Schedule)
The Super Smash. Bros. Melee community is having a holiday-themed invitational tournament, in which top players will show off their long-standing skills in the game. (Stream and Schedule)
Call of Duty: WWII is back this week with The Northern Arena tournament, so if your pre-holidays warmup routine involves the European theater of the largest conflict in the 20th century, look no further! (Stream)
Hearthstone‘s Seatstory Cup is a regular holiday tradition for the community, so you can bet the event is back this year. (Stream / Schedule)
That’s it for this weekend! Let us know if we missed an event, or if there’s a scene you’d like us to cover, in the comments below.