What To Watch This Weekend: League Of Legends, Call of Duty, And Gears Of War

Events are happening all around the world this weekend, so if you’re a fan of living vicariously through others as they jetset to new locales to play video games, you’re in luck!

This is it. The League of Legends LCS wraps up this weekend with two high-stakes matches. First, Echo Fox will take on Clutch Gaming to see who gets third place in the league, then Team Liquid faces 100 Thieves for first place. (Stream / Schedule)

The Overwatch League is back this weekend, and while all major change-ups to the Shanghai Dragons hasn’t been a complete turnaround, they’re doing much better, and you know that if they ever score a win, it’ll be a huge moment. Tune in! (Stream / Schedule)

Dota 2‘s championship in China has likely concluded by the time your’e reading this, but you can still catch the rerun of the event (it takes place in China time, obviously, which means the live broadcast was in the early morning) all day to day. (Stream / Schedule)

Gears of War 4 heads to Las Vegas this weekend to for its next major, and hopeful teams can join the open-format event in the hopes of getting some prize money and pro points. (Stream / Schedule)

The playoffs for the first stage of the Call of Duty World League (this year centering around Call of Duty: WWII) are underway, which should be just entertaining enough to make your forget that war is hell. (Stream / Schedule)

We’ve got two fun fighting game events this week. First, the Brussels Challenge will have major international competition converge in Belgium for a shot at more CPT points to compete in the Capcom Cup for Street Fighter V,as well as other tournaments in Dragon Ball FighterZ, Tekken 7, and more. (Stream / Schedule) You can also catch show matches in those same games at Body Count Fighting 5, taking place in the Machinima Studios in Burbank, California. (Stream / Schedule)

For those inclined to Smashing, the dubiously-named “Noods Noods Noods” tournament (it’s sponsored by Nissin Cup Noodles) tournament has the Super Smash Bros. Melee and For Wii U action for the week. (Stream and Schedule)

Meanwhile, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive returns to Kiev this weekend, as major teams vie for their share of a $100,000 prize pool. (Stream / Schedule)

If you’d rather head further south, Brawlhalla is in Brazil for its own championship. These are alway a fun watch, so be sure to check it out! (Stream / Schedule)

The StarCraft II GLS Super tournament returns this weekend, which means watching the best of the best put build ridiculous armies and top speed. (Stream / Schedule)

Rocket League‘s championship series continues! Season 5 has had some great matches so far, so be sure to tune in to see more acrobatic soccer-car action. (Stream / Schedule)

Heroes of the Storm‘s HGC is still going on this weekend, so if you’re wondering what all this Blizzard MOBA business is about in the wake of Deckard Cain entering the fray, look no further. (Stream / Schedule)

That’s it for this weekend! Let us know if we missed an event, or if there’s a scene you’d like us to cover, in the comments below.

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