Feb 16 2017 - 11:40 pm

Atlantic City decided as next stop for Gears of War Pro Circuit

The Gears of War Pro Circuit is going to Atlantic City at the end of March.
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GAMURS Writer

The next Gears of War Pro Circuit event's date and location has been decided, with the announcement coming today from Xbox and The Coalition that a $200,000 tournament will take place in Atlantic City, New Jersey late next month.

The competition will be open to all North American, European and Latin American competitors, similar to the other open circuit tournaments that have been hosted this year.

The team to watch out for to take home another championship is without a doubt OpTic Gaming. The team steamrolled through the MLG Columbus Open in November, only conceding two games throughout the tournament. However, OG may have some competition now, with teams such as eUnited, Echo Fox and Team EnVyUs, the team that dethroned OpTic and stole the Mexico City Open title away from them, on the rise.

The tournament will kick off on Mar. 31 with the top teams battling each other in pool play, while the rest fight for a shot at glory in the open bracket.


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Feb 18 2017 - 8:02 pm

GPC Atlantic City Open sells out in less than 24 hours

Gears esports returns to the Tri-State area.
Image via Joe Brady
Contributing Writer

Tickets for the next event in the Gears of War Pro Circuit, the Gears Pro Circuit Atlantic City Open, have sold out in under 24 hours. From March 31 to April 2, the best Gears esports players in the world will gather in Atlantic City, New Jersey to compete for their share of a $200,000 prize pool.

Over 48 teams will compete amongst the world's best teams, such as OpTic Gaming, eUnited, Echo Fox, Ghost Gaming, Enigma6 Group and the Mexico City Open champions, Team EnVyUs.

Gears esports has an immensely large player base located on the east coast, particularly the tri-state area of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut, which kept the competitive scene alive throughout the lifespan of Gears of War 3, which received minimal developer support.

Team passes went on sale at 6:00 p.m. EST yesterday (Feb. 17), and were sold out by 2:00 p.m. EST today (Feb. 18), which is roughly 20 hours.

Pool play roster submissions must be in by Monday, March 13 at 3:00 a.m. EST, while open bracket teams have until March 27, at 3:00 a.m. EST to submit their roster.

The venue will be announced next week as a part of a larger sponsorship announcement.


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Jan 12 2017 - 2:34 am

OpTic Headlines Group A in Mexico City

Groups for Mexico City were announced today, with OpTic headlining Group A.
GAMURS content writer.

Groups for the Mexico City LAN were announced today on stream after the return of Gears Fight Night. Each group appears to be evenly balanced, except for Group B, which will feature two of the top-five teams.


Group A:

OpTic Gaming

Enigma6

Onslaught Esports

Open Bracket Team


Group B:

Echo Fox

Splyce

Panda Global

Open Bracket Team


Group C:

Team EnVyUs

Epsilon Esports

Heavenlyz

Open Bracket Team 


Group D:

eUnited

Team Allegiance

Aztec Gaming

Open Bracket Team


Two teams from each group will move on to the playoff bracket. Action for the Mexico City LAN begins on Jan. 20, where the teams will compete for $75,000.


Who do you think has the best chance at winning in Mexico City? Let us know in the comments below or by tweeting us @GAMURScom.

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