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There is plenty of esports action to kick off your summer. Regional competition is back in League of Legends and the NBA2K League will enter the first leg of the regular season. The Overwatch and Call of Duty leagues continue with both featuring a tournament in the month of June as well. Finally for FPS fans IEM Season XVI takes place over the entire month providing some of the highest quality CS:GO in the world.
Highlight Match: Opening MatchFri - Sun @6PM EST
The LCS is back! After a disappointing performance at MSI the region will be looking to significantly step up their level of play over the course of the summer to gear up for the World Championship. Teams will be vying to compete at that championship by placing well within this Summer Split making every game incredibly important.
Highlight Match: Grand FinalsJune 13th - 10AM EST
With $250,000 on the line and the world’s best teams in attendance, this is a tournament all CSGO and FPS fans should be tuning into. The IEM events are always some of the best of the season and this one will prove to be as well.
Highlight Match: Grand FinalsJune 10th - 12th @3PM EST
The Overwatch League has injected some tournaments to break up the long regular season and the June Joust will be the second of those competitions this year. Expect all the teams to be at their best in order to claim that in a snapshot in time this season, they were the best team in the league.
Highlight Match: Grand FinalsJune 17th - 20th @ 3PM EST
The Call of Duty League has also inserted some major tournaments to break up their regular season and this will be their fourth of the year. These weekends have been some of the best of the year in terms of excitement and quality of gameplay making them well checking out for any FPS afficianado.