news\ Aug 24, 2012 at 3:42 pm

MLG Raleigh Spectator Survival Guide: What You Need to Know!


MLG Raleigh, or in other words the MLG Summer Championships, is this weekend. Spanning four games (StarCraft II, League of Legends, Soul Calibur V and Mortal Kombat), the world's best will be competing for over $215,000 in cash. But what do you as a spectator need to know? We've got you covered with this handy guide.

Where and When Can I watch?

You can watch at MLG's website for free all weekend long, and HD passes are available via MLG's store. Here's the schedule for the event:

StarCraft II Day[9], Apollo, djWheat, TotalBiscuit, Mr Bitter, Rotterdam, Rob Simpson, Tim Frazier (Robin), Axeltoss, Kibbelz, and Adebisi (observer) will be bringing you the SC2 action all weekend long across four streams.

League of Legends  Dan Dinh, Optimus Tom, Deman, Monte Cristo, Jaws, and Jatt will be providing play by play across two streams of League of Legends action.

Soul Calibur V - Casted by Bibulus and JuiceboxAbel.

Mortal Kombat  Casted by Tom Brady and JuiceboxAbel

Who's Competing and What's on the Line? (Links are to Full Competitor Lists)

Starcraft II: - $76,000 in prizes; $25,000 for 1st Place - Coming off recent wins, Korean players TaeJa, Marine King and Violet will go up against hundreds of players from around the world for the 1st place prize of $25,000.

League of Legends: $40,000 in prizes – 12 teams including Curse and Dignitas will battle for 1st place recognition. This is the last opportunity for NA teams to earn points for Riot Games’ Season 2 Challenger Circuit NA Regionals.

Mortal Kombat and Soul Calibur V - $33,400 in prizes – DetroitBalln, CDjr, Keev_, Kayane, LostProvidence, Pig of the Hut and more will compete for $16,700 in prizes for each game. 

Of course, we'll have the latest on MLG Raleigh all weekend long, but make sure to tune in at MLG's website to follow the action as it happens! Catch up with me on Twitter @VGHC_Deitis to talk about all the happenings, as well!.

Dustin Steiner is GameZone's eSports Correspondent! Follow him on Twitter @VGHC_Deitis and check out Video Gaming Hard Corps, where he is a local tournament organizer for the S. FL. Fighting Game Community.

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