Wargaming has revealed details about the upcoming Wargaming.net League Grand Finals 2016, the largest eSports event of the year for the Wargaming.net League, with a prize pool of $300,000. The Grand Finals 2016 will be held on April 8-9, 2016, at Tonwar Hall, Warsaw, Poland; the doors open on April 8 at 10:00 AM.
On the first day of the Grand Finals 2016, spectators will be able to watch group stages of World of Tanks, and on April 9, the tournament begins. Starting at 12:00 PM, spectators can watch the playoffs, quarterfinals, and semifinals, all of which will lead up to the final match of the event. In addition, well known World of Tanks players will be competing in a special World of Warships match. Inside the venue will be a Free-to-Play Zone, which will have 28 gaming stations with VR headsets; visitors will be able to try out World of Tanks and World of Warships in full 360 degree VR. Additionally, players can take part in a master class from World of Tanks eSports pros.
Admission to the Wargaming.net League Grand Finals 2016 will be absolutely free; fans who wish to register beforehand will receive a special gift, the British Tier 5 heavy Excelsior Tank. Registration sessions will be open on March 18 and March 25 only, so interested players should be quick to register. A limited number of VIP tickets will also be available, which allow entrance to the venue an hour ahead of general admission time, a fast queuing lane, and a dedicated premium seat to watch the action. In addition, VIP ticket holders will receive the British tier 5 heavy Excelsior tank, the tier 8 premium heavy IS-3A, and the unique M 41 90 GF Tank, and other gifts.
Players and fans who wish to know more about the Wargaming.net League Grand Finals 2016 event should visit the official website.
As we’ve said before, Wargaming are great people to work with, and they put on fun events and produce amazing games; we’re sure this is going to be a ton of fun. We’re eager to see how the tournament develops, and to see what players and spectators think of the event in general… and of World of Tanks and World of Warships on those VR headsets!Related: eSports, Event (Real Life), News, Wargaming.net, World of Tanks, World of Warships