ESWC 2011 dates announced

ESWC 2011 dates announced

The event will take place in Paris. France once again, at the Paris Games Week in Porte de Versailles. This year the event will be held on 6,000m² of floor, with different sections for spectators and players to enjoy. There will be qualification areas which have been specially designed for the audience to use, there will also be areas which are fully dedicated to the ESWC partners, and a stage with a capacity to hold 1,500 spectators.

During the 5 day event, people can expect to see lots of great things going on, not only the tournaments, but VIP attendace and lots of surprises going on throughout the event. The event will hold a grand total of $220,000 which will be awarded to participants.

So far not every game has been announced as it seems the staff behind ESWC are still deciding on which RTS games to include this year. The games that have been announced so far are:

- Counter Strike: 1.6
- Counter Strike: Source

- FIFA 2011
- TrackMania Nations Forever

On March 24th, ESWC announced that they will be shortly announcing the RTS games for this years event, this is yet to be seen, people are expecting to see Starcraft II make its first appearance, but will they include Heroes of Newerth? Or Bloodline Champions? Whichever they choose, it's assured that the event will have a huge turnout with lots of famous eSports faces.

ESWC: October 21st - 25th 2011

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