EX­CIT­ING ES­PORTS

Soccer 360 - - La Liga -

La Liga, in part­ner­ship with Elec­tronic Arts, has an­nounced the sec­ond edi­tion of the Vir­tual La Liga ES­PORTS San­tander tour­na­ment. The com­pe­ti­tion has al­ready com­menced and will run through to May 2019. This year’s win­ner will walk away with an in­creased prize of €10,500, while the run­ner-up will re­ceive €5250 and the semi-fi­nal­ists will get €2625. Build­ing on last sea­son, where more than 2 mil­lion spec­ta­tors were reached, the sec­ond edi­tion of the tour­na­ment will fea­ture a more com­pet­i­tive for­mat and longer sea­son. The reg­u­lar sea­son will con­sist of nine rounds of open com­pe­ti­tion, with each round last­ing two weeks, be­gin­ning with on­line qual­i­fi­ca­tion and lead­ing to a live show­down for the fi­nal­ists of each round. Points will be awarded to the best per­form­ing com­peti­tors, and af­ter the nine rounds are com­pleted the 16 high­est ranked com­peti­tors will be invited to the play­offs on May 11, 2019.

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