Join us for the Vainglory European Live Summer Championship 2016!

On September 9-11, the ESL studios in Cologne, Germany, will be the host of the Vainglory Live Summer Championship 2016. Eight of Europe’s best teams will battle it out for the coveted trophy, a share of the US$35,000 prize pool and a guaranteed spot in the 2016 World Championships. The amazing and intense Evil8 competition will now finally culminate in the season’s pinnacle to crown its deserved winners.

The tournament

The eight participating teams will be split into two groups of four. The groups will be played out in the GLS style (double elimination) into single elimination playoffs. The competing teams are as follows:

  • Team Secret
  • GankStars Cerberus
  • SNOW Avalanche
  • mousesports
  • G2 Esports
  • SK Gaming
  • SNOW Tsunami
  • Rising Lotus

Expect nothing but the best plays!

The event

The ESL Arena will be open for public on September 10th and 11th. The event will be very exclusive with limited tickets which give you a chance to meet the teams, devs, observe how production works and get access to the afterparty. There will also be a barbeque on the side and some cool freebies for you to collect! If you check-in on both days of the event, you’ll unlock the Summer Party Phinn Skin. Moreover, there will be day-specific swag up for grabs at the entrance in a first come, first serve fashion.

Get your ticket here!


All times are in CEST.

Friday, September 9th (closed to public)

  • 16:00 to 21:00 – Group stage

Saturday, September 10th

  • 13:00 – Doors open
  • 14:00 to 21:00 – Elimination matches
  • Meet Devs
  • Teams meet and greet (after the last match of the day)

Sunday, September 11th

  • 13:00 – Doors open
  • 14:00 to 21:00 – Semifinals and grand final
  • Meet Devs
  • Teams meet and greet (after the last match of the day)

Join us for all the action!

Do not to miss Europe’s best Vainglory teams live in action and join us in the ESL studios in Cologne! Be sure to also join the conversation online on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram with #vainglorylive and #EVIL8 for a chance to win ICE in exclusive contests. If you can’t make it to our studios, we have you covered with the Vainglory Twitch channel where all of the matches will be streamed live.


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