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The year might be winding down but the esports action certainly isn’t. The Capcom Pro Tour is holding its final three regional competitions to determine the final roster of players who will represent their regions at the Capcom Cup. Season 2 of Flashpoint is looking to capitalize on an incredibly successful first season bringing another major esports league into the world of CS:GO. There is even more CS:GO action going on this month in case Flashpoint isn’t enough. IEM Beijing Online also takes this month crowning regional champions for North America, Europe, Oceania, and Asia. ESL wraps up Season 6 of the mobile open with their PUBG Mobile finals. Last but certainly not least, the Starcraft II World Champion will claim their crown at DreamHack Masters Winter.
Highlight Match: North AmericaFriday November 21st - 6PM EST / 3PM PST
The final three qualifiers in the Capcom Pro Tour take place throughout November bringing competition to China, Australia, and the west coast of North America. These three qualifiers will determine the final players from these regions to qualify for the Capcom Cup which will crown the best Streetfighter player in the world. With tickets to that tournament on the line the first three Friday’s in November will feature some of the most exciting StreetFighter competition of all of 2020.
Highlight Match: Opening MatchNovember 10th
After an incredible first season Flashpoint is back for another. With a million dollars on the line, this competition will be incredibly exciting and feature some of the best teams from around the world. The group stage for this season will be taking place over the course of November and will be an excellent way to gauge all the teams as they head toward the playoffs. Although there is a ton of CS:GO action this month this competition is well worth tuning into as it establishes itself as a mainstay on the CS:GO esports circuit.
Highlight Match: Opening MatchFriday November 6th - 9AM EST / 6AM PST
IEM is always the pinnacle of CS:GO competition and this event is shaping up to be no different with regional titles on the line for Europe, North America, Asia and Oceania. European and North American action will always be taking place together with Europe playing in the first half the day and North America in the latter. With tournaments that mean so much to the teams the opening matches are a great place to get a feel for the general level of play of all the teams in the competition. For this reason we recommend tuning in right from the opening matches to make sure you don’t miss a moment of one of the most exciting CS:GO events of the year.
Highlight Match: Grand FinalsMonday November 16th - 6:30PM EST / 3:30 PM PST
After an incredible sixth season of the Mobile Open the finals are finally closing in. While multiple games are included in this iteration of the Mobile open including Clash of Clans, Auto Chess and Asphalt 9 the PUBG Mobile finals are always one of the most tuned into and exciting events in all of mobile esports. If you’ve never tuned in to a mobile esport final this one is well worth marking down as the skill and precision of these players on a phone is absolutely incredible. The level of play is just as high as it is on PC or any other platform so give mobile esports a shot with this grand final.
Highlight Match: Grand FinalsSunday November 15th - 11:30 AM / 8:30 AM PST
After a full season of competition, it is finally time to crown the Starcraft II World Champion. Players from around the world have competed all year long to simply be invited to this tournament and now it is finally time for one of them to earn their title as the best player in 2020. Our highlight match of the event is the grand final which will pit the top two players against each other in one final showdown for all of the glory.