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  • Celtic Park to host EStars featuring Fortnite tourney in January

    Celtic Park to host EStars featuring Fortnite tourney in January

    By: Newsroom Staff on 26 Nov, 2018 17:19

  • WE are delighted to announce that EStars major UK and Ireland grassroots eSports tournament featuring Fortnite will begin at Celtic Park on the January 4, 2019. 

    The EStars Battle Bus will be at Paradise on January 4, 5 and 6, giving fans and gamers of all levels the chance to participate.

    EStars featuring Fortnite will visit the best sports stadiums over three months, offering fans of the world’s hottest game the opportunity to play live and compete against thousands of others. It doesn’t matter how good you are, everyone starts on the Battle Bus as equals.

    General tickets are on sale now at www.estars.pro priced £25, no surplus fee charges will be applied.

    This EStars community tournament is open to everyone from the age of 12 upwards to register and they will all be in with a chance to compete for fantastic prize money with over 600 individual cash prizes to be won, which will be spread out across the 10 different locations.

    The EStars featuring Fortnite tour officially kicks off here at Celtic Park on January 4, 2019 with players going head-to-head to fight it out for a coveted place at the EStars Grand Final, set to take place at Stamford Bridge, London on March 31, 2019.

    Grand Finalists will be in with a chance of claiming the overall jackpot prize, with the last gamer standing who claims the ultimate Victory Royale, walking off with a cool £25,000!

    Details of EStars featuring Fortnite are as follows:

    • 4th, 5th & 6th January 2019 - Celtic Park Stadium, Glasgow
    • 11th, 12th & 13th January 2019 – Emirates Stadium, London
    • 18th, 19th & 20th January 2019 - Amex Stadium, Brighton
    • 1st, 2nd & 3rd February 2019 - Liberty Stadium, Swansea
    • 15th, 16th & 17th February 2019 - Croke Park, Dublin
    • 22nd, 23rd & 24th February 2019 - Molineux Stadium, Wolverhampton
    • 1st, 2nd & 3rd March 2019 – St. James’ Park Stadium, Newcastle
    • 8th, 9th, & 10th March 2019 – The National Stadium at Windsor Park, Belfast
    • 22nd, 23rd & 24th March 2019 - Etihad Stadium, Manchester
    • 29th & 30th March 2019 - Stamford Bridge, London
    • FINAL: 31st March 2019 - Stamford Bridge, London

    Fans will have the opportunity to experience the fantastic entertainment on offer, including dance contests, VIP meet and greets and opportunities to win eSports swag. 

    Speaking on the recent announcement, Maeve Finnegan of EStars said, “We are delighted to bring the most popular game in the world to life across the UK and Ireland. EStars featuring Fortnite is for fans of Fortnite to play together. It promises to be an engrossing extravaganza that will be spectacular for the gamers.”

    EStars aims to grow and promote eSports at a grassroots level, creating an inclusive gaming environment for all players through the provision of major tournaments. It aims to give players at all levels the chance to compete in major gaming tournaments and continue to bring fun, community gaming events to players across the globe.

    For more information on EStars featuring Fortnite, visit www.estars.pro

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