Wednesday, 12 August 2015

Virgin Media Launches Search for eSports UK Champion

Winner of gaming Hexathlon to be crowned at EGX

As headline sponsor of the UK’s biggest gaming event this year, EGX, Virgin Media is launching a competition to find the ultimate eSports UK champion. Powered by Gfinity, the Virgin Media Gaming Hexathlon has now launched.
The finalists will compete in live tournaments held at EGX, with one finalist being crowned the ultimate winner on Sunday 27th September. The Hexathlon Champion will receive £5,000 in cash, plus a free Virgin Media ‘Big Daddy’ package for a year*.

The six games that form the tournament are FIFA, Super Smash Brothers, Hearthstone, Smite, Heroes of the Storm and Destiny. The online qualifiers will take place on from 11th August to 19th September, with the final stages being held at the NEC in Birmingham from 24th-27th September.
The Hexathlon Final will take place on the Sunday at EGX, where all 10 finalists will be required to play all six games with the top scorer winning the grand prize.
To support the competition, Virgin Media has created a content hub populated by a range of exclusive videos and articles. For more information .
The UK’s biggest games event, EGX, runs at the NEC in Birmingham from the 24th-27th September. For information about all the activity at the event, including eSports, hundreds of playable games and dozens of exclusive developer announcements, please visit .

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