Everything you need to know about Italian Esports Open 2017

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The Italian Esports Open 2017 are almost upon us! From November 1st to 5th, an action packed schedule filled with StarCraft: Remastered, Quake and Overwatch awaits us in Lucca, Italy. Check out what the Italian Esports Open 2017 have in store for us.

StarCraft: Remastered Invitational

$16,000 are on the line as five direct invites and 3 open qualifier winners face up in the Lucca Esports Cathedral. The group stage will take place on November 1st with the playoffs following the next day.

Dates: November 1-2

Website: http://www.italianopen.eu/sc-remastered/


Quake Champions Invitational

The 1v1 Quake Champions competition at the Italian Esports Open 2017 also features a $16,000 prize pool. We’ll also get the chance to see five of the top eight players from the last QuakeCon on the same stage again. Who’s gonna come out victorious this time?

Dates: November 3-4

Website: http://www.italianopen.eu/quake-champions/


Overwatch Champions Tournament

The Overwatch Champions Tournament has an interactive twist for the fans at the event. Eight pros (four Italians and four Europeans) have been chosen as captains for the competition and their ranks will be filled by anyone interested in taking part. Simply fill out this form and hopefully we’ll see you play on the big stage with the likes of Team Italy captain Carnifex and former Reunited players Morte, Vallutaja and TwoEasy!

Date: November 5th

Website: http://www.italianopen.eu/overwatch/

Sign-up: http://esl.gg/preiscrizionilucca17


On November 3rd at 18:30 CET, fans will also have the chance to watch the BlizzCon 2017 Opening Ceremony live from the venue. We don’t want anyone to miss out on that!

For live coverage and tournament updates, be sure to follow ESL Italy on both Twitter and Facebook.