PES LEAGUE 2019 WORLD FINALS COMING TO EMIRATES STADIUM
The Best PES LEAGUE 2019 esports Players Compete at Arsenal’s Home Ground in London
Konami Digital Entertainment B.V. has announced that the PES LEAGUE 2019 World Finals will be held at Emirates Stadium, home to Arsenal Football Club on June 28th – June 29th.
With its rich football history and home to several top-flight clubs, London sets the precedent for championship-level esports competitions as sixteen of the world’s best 1v1 players, and eight CO-OP teams will compete for the PES LEAGUE 2019 World Finals crown.
“We’re pleased to support KONAMI by hosting an event as esteemed as the PES League World Finals,” said Michael Leavey, Media, Marketing and CRM Director, Arsenal.
“Emirates Stadium is a befitting location for the world to witness these top caliber players as they engage in fierce competition to find out who is the best in the world.”
PES LEAGUE is the official esports tournament for PES 2019 where thousands of players around the world compete in local and online events. This year’s iteration consisted of two seasons with regional winners coming from Asia, Europe, and the Americas. On June 28th and June 29th, the best of the best will use Emirates Stadium as their battleground to showcase their elite eFootball skills for a shot to be crowned world champion.
Newcomers and veteran players alike will be competing for the PES League 1v1 crown including PES League 2018 World Finals challengers Fmestre12, HenrykinhO and Germany’s S-Venom. Fresh faces include Indonesia’s ZEUS_FAIDAN, though he’ll face stiff competition from the reigning champion, Italy’s Ettorito97, who will be looking to defend his title.
*Competing for the single-player crown:
|7||Hong Kong||Verysutton (IMHKVS)|
|8||Hong Kong||Kalok.c (ka_lok9177)|
CO-OP entrants are:
|2||Spain + Italy||Broken Silence|
|6||Brazil||Tigers Esports #respect|
*More information on additional single-player and CO-OP qualifiers for the PES LEAGUE 2019 World Finals will be announced soon.
Watch livestreamed matches of the PES LEAGUE 2019 World Finals on any of the channels below:
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About Konami Group
Konami Group was established in 1973, starting as an amusement machine manufacturer for arcades. Over the years, the company has grown to include different business units across various markets. Currently, KONAMI HOLDINGS CORPORATION includes the Digital Entertainment, Amusement, Gaming & Systems, and Sports Businesses. The company went public on the Osaka Securities Exchange in 1984, the Tokyo Stock Exchange in 1988, and the London Stock Exchange in 1999. For more information, visit: www.konami.com/en.
About Konami Digital Entertainment
Konami Digital Entertainment, which is the core company of Konami Group, develops entertaining content for mobile, console and card games. The company is known for global franchises such as Pro Evolution Soccer, Metal Gear, Silent Hill, Castlevania, and Contra, as well as the Yu-Gi-Oh! trading card game series. www.konami.com/games/corporate/en/