Upcoming Guild Wars 2 Player vs. Player Tournaments

by The Guild Wars 2 Team on 12th January, 2015

There has never been a finer time to hone your PvP skills than now. Support your community tournament organizers by signing up for one of the many events listed below or by checking out the live broadcasts on Twitch!

Here’s a general overview of what’s being served up each week:

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
EU: ESL 2on2 Weekly Cup EU: ESL 5on5 Weekly Cup EU: ESL Go4GW2 Cup
NA: Mistpedia Weekly 2v2 NA: Mistpedia Conquest Cup NA: Academy Gaming Weekly PvP Tournament NA: ESL Go4GW2 Cup

Global Events

ESL Go4GuildWars2 Cups (Every Sunday)

With over $1,000 USD on the line each week, the Go4GuildWars2 Cup is one of the most competitive arenas in Guild Wars 2, with the top players from North America and Europe duking it out for glory every Sunday.

For the month of January, the top-placing teams in the Go4GuildWars2 Cups will also win an invite to the World Tournament Series Invitational Qualifier, where teams can earn the privilege to play at PAX East in Boston for the lion’s share of the $50,000 USD prize pool.

Prizes:

  • First place: $400 USD/€400
  • Second place: $100 USD/€100 and 10,000 gems
  • Third place: 4,000 gems

Click here to enter the ESL Go4GuildWars2 landing page, and then select your region’s portal to find more details.

Community Events in North America

Mistpedia Weekly 2v2 (Every Tuesday)

Are you looking to test your skirmishing abilities? Whether you’re a PvP aficionado or a hardcore WvW player, bashing skulls is always pretty straightforward, and the Mistpedia Weekly 2v2 could be right up your alley.

Prizes:

  • First place: 10,000 gems
  • Second place: 4,000 gems

Click here for more information.

Mistpedia Conquest Cup (Every Thursday)

The Mistpedia Conquest Cup is specifically targeted toward new and upcoming teams, providing a safe area to experience Guild Wars 2 PvP tournaments without the risk of running into a team like the Abjured. Top teams from the ESL Go4GuildWars2 Cups are prohibited from playing in this cup.

Prizes:

  • First place: 10,000 gems
  • Second place: 4,000 gems

Click here for more information.

Academy Gaming Weekly Tournaments (Every Saturday)

Open to all, but specifically catered toward newer and inexperienced PvP players, the Academy Gaming Weekly Tournament also features a free-agent system, where the admins will help create a team for you to play on in the event, even if you’re entering by yourself!

Prizes:

  • First place: 750 gold
  • Second place: 375 gold
  • Third place: 125 gold

Click here for more information.

Community Events in Europe

ESL 2on2 Weekly Cup (Every Tuesday)

Whether you want to practice for conquest tournament play or you’re just into small-scale fighting, the ESL 2v2 Weekly Cup is the go-to place for showing off your prowess.

Prizes:

  • First place: 10,000 gems
  • Second place: 4,000 gems

Click here for more information.

ESL 5on5 Weekly Cup (Every Thursday)

Open to all players, the ESL 5on5 Weekly Cup is the perfect place for players to hone their skills and refine their strategy.

Prizes:

  • First place: 10,000 gems
  • Second place: 4,000 gems

Click here for more information.

ESL Go4GuildWars2 December Monthly Finals

Over the course of December, dozens of Guild Wars 2 PvP teams clashed on a weekly basis, all with the hope of making it into the grand finale with a $1000 USD/1000 € prize pool on the line. Join us on Wednesday 14 January as the series culminates with the top teams facing off one last time. At 16:00 UTC (10AM PST ), Jebro will be joined by well-known e-sports personality James “Kaelaris” Carrol for the European Cup. The action continues on January 15 at 0:00 UTC (4PM PST on January 14) with the North American Cup, hosted by John “Blu” Mullen and Dan “Frodan” Chou. You can catch the broadcast on the Official Guild Wars 2 Twitch channel. You can also catch the German broadcast of the European event at www.twitch.tv/guildnews.