GamerFest Dublin has announced its line-up of live esports for its upcoming summer festival.

Continuing the festival’s commitment to delivering top-tier competitive gaming experiences in Ireland, GamerFest has unveiled tournaments featuring titles VALORANT and Counter-Strike 2.

Top players from across Ireland and beyond will compete for a €1500 prize pool.

GamerFest prides itself as the ultimate convergence of Irish gaming culture and competition and has gone from strength to strength since returning after the pandemic.

The VALORANT tournament, delivered in partnership with VALORANT Éire, will see teams face off across online qualifiers, followed by Live Stage battles for the Semi-Finals and Grand Final on Sunday May 26th.

VALORANT has become a mainstay in competitive esports, with GamerFest providing a platform for players to showcase their skills in front of a huge live audience.

The addition of Counter-Strike 2 at GamerFest in 2023, in partnership with the Irish Challenger League, was a huge success with an electric atmosphere as teams competed on the GamerFest Live Stage.

Counter-Strike 2 returns now for GamerFest Summer, also featuring online qualifiers followed by Semi-Finals and Grand Final on the Live Stage on Saturday May 25th.

“We’re thrilled to host both VALORANT and Counter-Strike 2 tournaments at GamerFest, offering players and fans an incredible experience at Ireland’s biggest gaming event,” said Stuart Dempsey, founder of GamerFest.

“These tournaments shine a light on the incredible esports community in Ireland, and we can’t wait to see the very best teams go head to head.”

With its combination of gaming, esports and community, GamerFest Dublin continues to cement its reputation as a must-attend event for gamers.

In addition to esports tournaments visitors to GamerFest can also expect to bring gaming to life with an array of VR gaming, sim racing, retro gaming, multiple live stages, tabletop gaming, cosplay and more.

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