Battle4Split 2018 is a tournament in League of Legends, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO) and FIFA 18 eSport games that will be held at two weekends in May. Namely, in the period from 18th to 20th of May, at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Naval Architecture in Split, the teams will fight in CS:GO and League of Legends eSport games, while the period from 25 to 27 of May is reserved for the most popular digital version of football game - FIFA 18, that will be held at the Mall of Split.
Place in LAN finals will grant teams on one of four CS:GO or Legaue of Legends online qualifying tournaments that will be held from 10.3. to 28.4. Players from Croatia, Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Slovenia and Macedonia can register their team free of charge at www.battleforsplit.com and enter into a 25,000 kn prize pool. On the other hand, the FIFA 18 competition has no qualifications, while the final entries will be open month before the start of tournament via tournament website.
In addition to the competitive part of the tournament, free entertainment content will be provided for all visitors. A sponsorship space equipped with computers, gadgets, consoles, VR and AR devices, food, drinks and prizes will be available all day to all visitors. Thanks to the support of the Split-dalmatia County / ICT County, the event will be hosted by Innovation Exhibiton where the presentation of local projects, startups and scientific achievements in the field of innovation, technology and IT will be aimed at popularizing technology and the STEM industry.
In Mall of Split, May 27, a humanitarian FIFA 18 competition ICT4KIDS will be held where local companies will raise money for socially vulnerable children. All donation fees will be donated to the Maestral Children's Home for the purchase of a van for the children transportation to school. All IT, gaming and communications industries are invited to participate in this action. Companies can register their players through online form https://goo.gl/BdaWfn.
The goal is to show Split as a modern city that supports digital sports and gaming, which can provide the local community with new, modern sports and entertainment content. By introducing eSport, we are expanding the tourist offer of the city, branding Split as the center of regional eSport and gaming tourism, and introducing Battle4Split as a key actor in organizing competitive events and promotion of eSport.