EE launch Clash Royale tournament with place on Fnatic pro team up for grabs

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EE, The British mobile network operator has announced the launch of the EE Mobile series, a mobile gaming tournament that rewards the winner with a spot in the Esports organization Fnatic. The OnePlus 6T will be the handset partner of the tournament.

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The tournament will be played in three stages, culminating in a live final to be played at BT Sport’s London studios on Sunday 20th January 2019.

Contestants will play Clash Royale on the all-new OnePlus 6T, the tournament’s exclusive mobile phone partner. Those looking to compete across the UK are invited to join the EE Mobile Series by visiting Battlefy.com/ee-mobile-series, where their journey to earn a coveted spot on Team Fnatic begins with two Opens Qualifiers (27th and 29th November).

The top 16 players from each Open Qualifier are seeded into 4 groups and advance to the group stages (4th to 8th).th6th11th and 13th December), where each group performs a best-of-3 single round robin. The top 2 players in each group advance to the Grand Finals in January.

The tournament will be broadcast on all major streaming platforms.

The winning player will not only be crowned the first-ever champion of the EE Mobile Series, but will also join the roster of the Fnatic Clash Royale team, where they will be fully supported.

The winning player will receive a competitive full-time salary, training and their own gaming setup. Additionally, they will live with the rest of the roster at Fnatic Gaming House.

Pete Jeavons, Director of Brand Marketing at EE, commented: “A strong and reliable mobile connection is vital for mobile gamers, and with super-fast 4G in more locations than any other operator, EE is committed to providing our customers with an amazing gaming experience, wherever they are. We’ve teamed up with OnePlus and esports pioneer Fnatic to create the ultimate mobile gaming competition – The EE Mobile series – Giving an avid gamer the chance of a lifetime to join the Fnatic team. Who says you can’t use your smartphone and our super-fast 4G network to win a spot on one of the world’s top esports teams?”

Wouter Sleijffers, CEO of Fnatic said: “We are delighted to have found a partner in EE who is just as passionate about esports and entertaining new audiences as we are. Fnatic is more than just a team: our mission is to bring eSports into every home and our exclusive partnership with EE for The EE Mobile series is a big step towards this ambition. EE is a forward-thinking brand committed to ensuring that avid gamers have the best experience on mobile, so this was a natural partnership for us. We look forward to the winner of series into our family and help them live their dream of becoming a professional esports player.”

Carl Pei, co-founder of OnePlus said: “The OnePlus 6T device is fast and smooth and perfect for gaming. With a rich and immersive display, gaming mode, fast charge and intelligent boost, we’ve worked hard to deliver a powerful gaming experience. The combination of the best hardware and the super-fast EE 4G network results in an unbeatable package – there’s never been a better time for mobile gaming.”

Esports Insider says: What an opportunity this is for someone in the UK to go pro with none other than Fnatic. It’s time to dress up your Clash Royale, British esports gamer and make your dream come true.

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