Europe's First Gears Esports Event in 2018

$20k Prize Pool
68k Gears Pro Points
32 Team Limit

Following on from the success of the Gears Esports Fall Regionals, we're pleased to announce a further partnership with The Coalition & Microsoft that’ll see European Gaming League (EGL) bring Gears Esports to the industrial heartland of the UK for the first European LAN event of the 2018 Gears Esports season.

The EGL Gears Open - Sheffield will feature up to 32 teams competing in a double elimination tournament for a share of $20,000 and 68,000 Gears Pro Points. You’ll be able to catch all of the action live from Ponds Forge on April 21st & 22nd via Twitch & Mixer.

Teams will be seeded based on their accumulated Pro Circuit Pro Points and will be asked to submit their roster no later than 19th April 2018. You can register your team by completing the form found here.

All attendees must be over the age of 18. However, those aged 16 or 17 may gain entry with a consent form signed by a parent or guardian (Download here. Full tournament rules and regulations can be found here.

Prize Pool Breakdown (Per Team)

1st Place $10,000
2nd Place $5,000
3rd Place $3,000
4th Place $2,000
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Pro Points Breakdown (Per Player)

1st Place 10,000
2nd Place 6,000
3rd Place 4,400
4th Place 3,600
5th/6th Place 3,200
7th/8th Place 2,800
9th/12th Place 2,200
13th/16th Place 1,800
17th/24th Place 1,200
25th/32nd Place 800

Event Details


Ponds Forge - International Sports Centre
Sheaf Street
S1 2BP

Opening Times

Saturday (21st April)
10:00 - 23:00

Sunday (22nd April)
09:00 - 22:00

Getting Here

Nearest Airport
East Midlands Airport (EMA)

Nearest Train Station
Sheffield (SHF)

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*Eventbrite Fees not included

All participants will be required to pre purchase a ticket to be granted entry into the event as a spectator or a player. Please note that this event is only open to European players.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I purchase an individual player pass?

No, only team passes will be on sale for competitor tickets due to the limit of 32 teams.

What do I need to bring with me to the event?

You’ll need to bring a controller, a micro USB cable and headset/audio equipment.

I'm under 18, can I attend with parental consent?

Yes, players who are 16 & 17 years of age may attend with a parental consent form. You can download them here.

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