Esports is the biggest video gaming platform for competitive/multiplayer video gaming. It is one of the fastest booming markets in the world with people from all around the world taking part in a variety of video games randing from Dota to PUBG to PES to CS: Go and more. And now, there comes a big news for all Esports fans out there as Intel announces Intel World Open for 2020 Olympics, Tokyo. With this announcement, the company is all set to bring Esports to the Olympics for the first time ever.
Open Rocket League and Street Fighter 5 are the games to feature in the tournament where the teams will be battling for a prize pool of
250,000 for each game. The Intel World Open has been scheduled to take place from July 22-24. However, the online qualifiers are open for anyone from the participating countries wherein, twenty teams will compete in a group stage qualifier to determine the strongest team in the Americas, EEMEA (Eastern Europe, the Middle East, and Africa) and the Asia Pacific region. Top seven teams from the qualifiers will be eligible to compete against Japan in the World Open in Tokyo.
Moreover, Intel will also be showcasing a 3D athlete tracking, a 5G network alongside a drone light show. All these latest announcements from the tech giant will be adding to the glory of the tournament and with be something to wait for.