It’s a flourishing global city of which more than a quarter of the population is composed of a mixture of 180 nationalities. Naturally, a city like this also functions as a major transportation hub. Frankfurt has no less than three airports and is easily and affordably reachable by bus, train and plane.
The Commerzbank-Arena, formerly known as the Waldstadium, was built in 1925, making it one of the oldest stadiums in Germany. It is primarily a sports stadium, facilitating top tier sports matches of the Fifa World Cup, the Bundesliga and the World Bowl. However, it has also been the host of countless other high-profile events. Think of concerts of the likes of Michael Jackson, U2, the Rolling Stones and Celine Dion, but also important congresses, business events and conferences.
This summer, it’ll host another world-class event in the form of ESL One. With an on-event capacity of more than 35,000, it promises to accommodate the biggest live attendance a European eSports event has seen thus far. The venue certainly has no lack of experience in dealing with massive and hyped events and will surely proof to be the right place for the job.
Curious to see how it looks from the inside? The arena has contrived a nifty virtual 3D tour around the stadium Try the virtual tour on their website!
Obviously, ESL One will see this massive stadium filled with people and hype. An idea of what really to expect:
One amazing feature will be the 400 square meter projection screen you’ll be able to enjoy all the action on. For most of the summer season, it will serve as a means to view the football World Cup in Brazil. In the weekend of the 28th and 29th of June, however, it will show similarly globally viewed event: ESL One.