The Canadian League of Gamers, the company behind Northern Arena, a world-class eSports competition for professional gamers, is pleased to announce it is working together with The Coalition and Xbox Canada to host a Canadian Gears of War 4 qualifying event November 12-13 in Montreal, QC, Canada.
The Northern Arena Gears of War 4 Canadian Qualifier will bring eight of the top Canadian Gears of War 4 teams to Montreal to battle for a spot at the first Gears Pro Circuit event at the end of November, the MLG Columbus Open. All eight teams will receive travel to Montreal and accommodations to compete at Northern Arena. The winning team will receive a $10,000 CAD grand prize plus airfare and accommodation to the MLG Columbus Open. Second prize is $5,000 CAD.
In order for your team to be eligible for this qualifier, you must have an entirely Canadian roster (all five players must be Canadian) and create a team on GameBattles to start playing the Gears Pro Circuit MLG GameBattles ladder and weekly tournaments to earn Gears Pro Points. By October 31, you must submit your roster of five players. The top eight teams with the highest total of Gears Pro Points will receive paid travel to Montreal, Quebec in Canada to compete at the Northern Arena Gears of War 4 Canadian Qualifier.
On Saturday, November 12, all eight teams will face off in a double elimination, Gears of War 4 Escalation mode, best-of-one tournament. The top two teams remaining from Saturday’s event will compete against each other in the final on Sunday, November 13 in front of a live audience at the Bell Centre in Montreal for the grand prize of $10,000 and a paid trip to the MLG Columbus Open on November 25-27.
Northern Arena, The Coalition, and Xbox Canada are excited to be a part of the rapidly growing Gears of War eSports scene in Canada and look forward to seeing the top Canadian talent compete in November.