Axie Infinity To Kick Off AxieCon with 3 Tournaments with a Prize Pool of One Million Dollars

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  • The Axie Infinity World Championship and the AxieCon Axie Origin Series are the first blockchain gaming tournaments to collectively offer $1 million USD in prize money.
  • Community Gaming, the premier all-in-one global earnings platform and competitive organizer, has been selected by Sky Mavis as the Official Tournament Platform and Operations Partner for the Axie Infinity World Championship, Axie: Origin BYOD Tournament and Axie: Origin Stadium Series.

Sky Mavis, the developers of play-to-earn game Axie Infinity, announced today that they will launch three esports tournaments that will take place leading up to, and at, AxieCon, a physical gathering of the Axie Infinity community in Barcelona Spain from September 7-10, 2022.

The three tournaments will be Axie: Classic World Championship, Axie: Origin BYOD Tournament, and The Axie: Origin Stadium Series. Axie Infinity revealed that they will commit $1 Million in prizes for these series of esports tournaments. The Axie Infinity World Championship and the AxieCon Axie Origin Series are the first blockchain gaming tournaments to collectively offer $1 million USD in prize money.

“Through this series of events, the community will honor the past, embrace the present, and celebrate the future of Axie.” –Sky Mavis

According to Sky Mavis,  Axie: Classic World Championship will be the final wrap of the 21 seasons of the game and “a final send-off for Axie Classic as the next era of esports is ushered in through Axie Infinity: Origin.”  Half of the prize pool and the largest reward, $500,000 is reserved for this tournament.

The Open Qualifiers for the Classic Championship will happen online between July 28 to August 21, and will be divided into East and West divisions. 16 players will earn slots to compete at the Axie: Classic World Championship Finals in Barcelona by the end of the Qualifiers. Fifty percent of the $500,000 prize pool will be awarded to players competing in the qualifiers. 

Axie Infinity players can sign up for the Axie Classic World Championship at https://communitygaming.io/roadtoaxiecon

“Axie: Classic has brought us 21 seasons of incredible gameplay and competition. I couldn’t be more pleased with being able to give it a proper send-off and celebrate the journey we’ve taken to get here. As we look forward, the global launch of Axie: Origin will be a key moment in the history of Axie Infinity and serve as a catalyst for us to push Axie Esports to the next level.”

Andrew ‘Zyori’ Campbell, Program Lead, Esports & Content Creators at Sky Mavis

On the other hand, Axie: Origin BYOD Tournament and Axie: Origin Stadium Series will take place at AxieCon and will be open to ticket-holders only. 

Axie: Origin BYOD Tournament will run over the span of AxieCon and will crown the first-ever Axie Origin champion, which includes a total prize pool of $400,000.

Axie Infinity noted that the global launch of Axie: Origin will be a “key moment in the history of Axie Infinity and serve as a catalyst for us to push Axie Esports to the next level.”

Further, the Axie: Origin Stadium Series will host several heats at fixed times during each day of AxieCon where anyone in attendance can compete in Swiss-style mini-tournaments. The tournament aims to give players of every skill level a place to compete for a piece of the $100,000 prize pool. The daily undefeated players will be facing the Axie Final Four which is composed of Sky Mavis senior employees.

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