Melbourne Esports Open to host Overwatch Contenders, LoL OPL

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The Melbourne Esports Open will feature two big drawcards: the Overwatch Contenders Season 2 Finals alongside the League of Legends Oceanic Pro League Finals.

First, the Overwatch Contenders Season 2 Finals will take place on Saturday, 1 September, offering up a $67,000 AUD prize pool over the season. Season 2 playoffs will feature the top four fans-to-pro Overwatch teams that have taken part over the season.

Next, the LoL Oceanic Pro League Finals have been confirmed for Sunday, 2 September, also at Rod Laver Arena. Additional open tournaments will also take place at the nearby Margaret Court Arena.

It was also confirmed that the LoL Oceanic Pro League finals will remain in Melbourne at the Melbourne Esports Open until at least 2022.

Taking place over 1-2 September at Melbourne’s Rod Laver Arena, tickets for the Melbourne Esports Open are now on sale via Ticketek. Prices start at $19.90 AUD for juniors and $29.90 AUD for adults. Family day passes start at $79.90 AUD.