ESWC & Inwi to host the ESWC Africa 2018

Aditya Singh Rawat

14th, Nov, 2018

Cover Image Courtesy: ESWC

The Esports World Convention popularly known as ESWC is hosting a tournament for African teams in partnership with Inwi, Morocco’s leading telephone operator.

The event called ESWC Africa 2018 will be held on 16th December at the Le Studio Des Arts Vivants Auditorium in Casablanca while offering a total prize pool of $15,000 USD.

ESWC Africa 2018 will witness four of the best teams from across Africa battle it out on 16th December in front of the Moroccan crowd to win the title of being the champion while also taking away a share of the $15,000 USD prize pool.

Prize Pool Distribution

The prize pool will be divided as follows: 

  • 1st - $7,000 USD 

  • 2nd - $4,000 USD 

  • 3rd - $2,000 USD 

  • 4th - $2,000 USD

Slot Distribution

The 4 slots available are divided as follows: 

1 Slot for the winner of the Moroccan National Qualifier

3 Slots for the top three teams that make it through the African Open Qualifier.

Moroccan National Qualifier

The Moroccan National Qualifier will have slots for 16 teams to participate in the BO3, single elimination format qualifier. The winner of which will qualify for ESWC Africa 2018. 

To register for the Moroccan National Qualifier, click HERE

The qualifier is scheduled to take place on 24th-25th November.

Africa National Qualifier

The following countries will be able to participate in the African Qualifier: 

Each one of these countries will host an online qualifier consisting of 16 slots. The winner from each online qualifier will move on to compete in the African National Qualifier, determining the three teams that will play in the ESWC Africa 2018. 

The online qualifiers will be following a BO3, single elimination format. 

The registrations for the online qualifiers have already started with the qualifiers scheduled to take place on 17th-18th November.

The winners from each country will be a part of the African National Qualifier taking place on 24th-25th Nov.

The ESWC Africa 2018 urges all the esports enthusiasts in or around Morocco to come down to the event venue mentioned above, as the entrance for visitors is absolutely free!

The event will also be broadcasted live on the internet in both French and Arabic, details of which will be announced soon.


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