eLaLiga continues its international expansion with the Beat the Best online tournaments, which will tour nine countries over the coming months. In addition, the United States and China will once again host the two face-to-face Challenges.
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The nine countries hosting Beat the Best will be Brazil, Argentina, Mexico, India, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Indonesia, Turkey and South Korea throughout 2022 and early 2023. Registration for each tournament will open on the competition’s official website weeks before the start date. A new this year is that the competition will be open to Xbox One Series and PC platforms, as well as PlayStation 5.
The Beat the Best online tournaments bring the experience of a major official competition to the amateur scene, and make players feel like top stars competing in a spectacular final against a celebrity from their own country.
In addition to these tournaments, there will again be two face-to-face events in China and the United States. These events will pit some of the best national players and influencers from both countries against each other in an exhibition tournament that aims to take eLaLiga’s international brand to a new level.
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Beat the Best arrives in India
The tournament, like last year, will touch down in India. Registration opened from 23rd January, via the competition’s official website https://beatthebest.elaliga.gg, and the competition will take place on 7-8 February and 14-15 February. The winner will face Ayush More, Indian Youtuber & Gamer.
The sixth eLaLiga Santander regular season
The new season kicked off with the eLaLiga Santander SuperCup on 28th January in Barcelona. Deportivo Alavés, Real Valladolid, RC Celta and Real Zaragoza competed for the title. Real Valladolid was crowned champions and was awarded €5,000. Real Zaragoza were the tournament runners-up and were awarded €2,000.
The regular matchdays will continue until the end of March. There will be a 2 vs 2 for the first time in the competition’s history.
A few weeks later the eagerly awaited eLaLiga Santander Grand Final, the most spectacular to date, will take place. Over €300,000 will be awarded in prize money throughout the course of the season.