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Esports events calendar 2024: Major leagues and tournaments Esports Insider

League of Legends LEC Winter Split 2024
LEC Winter Split 2024 at the Riot Games Arena. Image credit: Michal Konkol/Riot Games

Esports, similar to traditional sports, is made up of multiple ecosystems that span across a variety of games. As such, esports fans are treated to major tournaments and events throughout the entirety of the year. 

To help you navigate the esports calendar this year, Esports Insider has created a month-by-month list of events that are taking place in 2024. These competitions range from annual World Championships to expansive leagues that cover entire regions. 

This list will be updated periodically as more major esports events and dates are announced

January

League of Legends and Apex Legends primarily dominate the start of the year with most of the titles’ major leagues kicking off. However, there are also a few major competitions that are commencing at the beginning of 2024. 

Name Game Date
RLCS 2024 Major 1 Qualifiers Rocket League January – February 2024
Tekken World Tour Finals 2023 Tekken January 13th – January 15th
ESL Snapdragon Pro Series: BGMI PUBG Mobile January 12th – February 18th
LEC Winter 2024 League of Legends January 13th – February 18th
LCK Spring 2024 League of Legends January 17th – April 7th
ePremier League 2024 – Finals EAFC January 20th – March 24th
LCS Spring 2024 League of Legends January 20th – April 1st
ALGS: 2024 Split 1 Pro League – EMEA Apex Legends January 20th – April 1st
ALGS: 2024 Split 1 Pro League – APAC South Apex Legends January 20th – April 1st
ALGS: 2024 Split 1 Pro League – APAC North Apex Legends January 20th – April 1st
ALGS: 2024 Split 1 Pro League – NA Apex Legends January 20th – April 1st
BLAST Premier: Spring Groups 2024 Counter-Strike 2 January 22nd – January 28th
LPL 2024 Spring League of Legends January 22nd – March 27th
King Pro League Spring 2024 Honor of Kings January 23rd – April 1st
Call of Duty League 2024: Stage 1 Major Call of Duty January 25th – January 28th
Pro Chess League 2024 Chess January 28th – March 22nd
IEM Katowice 2024 Counter-Strike 2 January 31st – February 11th
MPL Indonesia Season 12
Image credit: MPL Indonesia, via X (@mplidofficial)

February

February sees the likes of StarCraft II, Dota 2, Rainbow 6 and Mobile Legends: Bang host international events. Meanwhile, PUBG Mobile and Arena of Valor’s ecosystems get well underway. 

Name Game Date
PUBG Mobile Super League – SEA Spring 2024 PUBG Mobile February 1st – March 2024
MPL Indonesia Season 13 Mobile Legends: Bang Bang February 1st – April 2024
RoV Pro League 2024 Summer Arena of Valor February 3rd –  May 2024
BetBoom Dacha Dubai 2024 Dota 2 February 4th – February 16th
IEM Katowice 2024 StarCraft II February 8th –  February 11th
Six Invitational 2024 Rainbow Six February 13th – February 25th
VCT 2024: Game Changers EMEA Stage 1 VALORANT February 16th – March 11th
VCT Americas Kickoff VALORANT February 16th –  March 3rd
VCT Pacific Kickoff VALORANT February 17th –  March 2nd
Pokémon UNITE Asia Champions League 2024 Pokémon UNITE February 17th – February 18th
Games of the Future 2024 Dota 2, MLBB and others February 19th – March 3rd
VCT EMEA Kickoff VALORANT February 20th –  March 2nd
Capcom X Cup Street Fighter February 21st – February 25th
VCT China Kickoff VALORANT February 22nd –  March 2nd
EPIC.LAN 41 Various games February 22nd – February 25th
DreamLeague Season 22 Dota 2 February 25th – March 10th
Counter-Strike 2 Major Copenhagen 2024
Image credit: PGL

March

March 2024’s esports calendar features major international events from Rocket League, VALORANT, Counter-Strike, Call of Duty and Free Fire. Meanwhile, the likes of Honor of Kings and Teamfight Tactics also look to showcase the best their ecosystems have to offer. 

Name Game Date
Honor of Kings Invitational Series 2024: Istanbul Honor of Kings March 2024
RLCS 2024 – Major 1 Rocket League March 2024
PUBG Mobile Global Open 2024 PUBG Mobile March – April 2024
Remix Rumble Championship Teamfight Tactics March 1st – March 3rd
BLAST Premier: Spring Showdown 2024 Counter-Strike 2 March 6th – March 10th
VCT 2024: Game Changers NA Series Series 1 VALORANT March 6th – March 10th
VCT 2024: Masters Madrid VALORANT March 14th – March 24th
Chessable Masters 2024 Chess March 13th –  April 8th
PGL Major Copenhagen 2024 Counter-Strike 2 March 17th – March 31st
Call of Duty League 2024: Stage 2 Major Call of Duty March 21st – March 24th
Free Fire World Series – Southeast Asia Spring 2024 Free Fire March 22nd – May 26th
ESL One Birmingham 2024
Image credit: ESL

April

From China to Brazil, to the UK, April already has scheduled global tournaments for Counter-Strike 2, Call of Duty: Mobile and Dota 2. 

Name Game Date
IEM Chengdu 2024 Counter-Strike 2 April 8th – April 14th
Snapdragon Mobile Masters 2024 Call of Duty: Mobile April 12th – April 13th
ESL One Birmingham 2024 Dota 2 April 22nd – April 28th
ESL Pro League Season 19 Counter-Strike 2 April 23rd – May 12th
EVO Japan 2024 FGC April 27th – April 29th

May

Name Game Date
VCT 2024: Masters Shanghai VALORANT May 2024
PUBG Global Series 2024 Phase 3 PUBG May 2024
Mid-Season Invitational 2024 League of Legends May 1st – May 19th
Call of Duty League 2024: Stage 3 Major Call of Duty May 16th – May 19th
CCT Global Finals Counter-Strike 2 May 16th – May 25th
DreamLeague Season 23 Dota 2 May 20th – May 26th
IEM Dallas 2024 Counter-Strike 2 May 27th – June 2nd
ESL Impact League Season 5 Counter-Strike 2 May 31st – June 2nd
OWCS Major 1 Overwatch 2 May 31st – June 2nd
Call of Duty League logo
Image Credit: Call of Duty League / Activision Blizzard

June

Name Game Date
RLCS 2024 – Major 2 Rocket League June 2024
YaLLa Compass 2024 Counter-Strike 2 June 5th – June 9th
BLAST Premier: Spring Final 2024 Counter-Strike 2 June 12th – June 16th
Call of Duty League – Stage 4 Major Call of Duty June 20th – June 23rd

July

Name Game Date
Call of Duty League Championships Call of Duty July 2024
Mid-Season Tournament 2024 PUBG: Mobile July 2024
MLBB Mid Season Cup 2024 Mobile Legends: Bang Bang July 1st – July 14th
BLAST Premier: Fall Groups 2024 Counter-Strike 2 July 26th – August 4th
IEM Cologne 2023
IEM Cologne 2023. Image credit: Helena Kristiansson, ESL Gaming

August

Name Game Date
Honor of Kings Mid-Season Invitational 2024 Honor of Kings August 2024
VALORANT Champions 2024 VALORANT August 2024
MLBB Women’s Invitational 2024 Mobile Legends: Bang Bang August 2024
Free Fire World Series – Southeast Asia Fall 2024 Free Fire August – October 2024
IEM Cologne 2024 Counter-Strike 2 August 7th – August 18th
BLAST Premier: Fall Showdown 2024 Counter-Strike 2 August 21st – August 25th

September

Name Game Date
RLCS 2024 World Championship Rocket League September 2024
ESL Pro League Season 20 Counter-Strike 2 September 3rd – September 22nd
RuneFest 2024 Runescape September 7th – September 8t
BLAST Premier: Fall Final 2024 Counter-Strike 2 September 25th – September 29th
League of Legends World Championship League of Legends September 25th – November 2nd
Honor of Kings International Championship 2023
Image credit: HoK Esports, Via X

October

Name Game Date
Honor of Kings Invitational Championship 2024 Honor of Kings October 2024
Intel Extreme Masters Fall 2024 Counter-Strike 2 October 7th – October 13th

November

Name Game Date
OWCS Season Finals Overwatch 2 November 2024
PUBG Mobile Global Championship 2024 PUBG Mobile November – December 2024
M6 World Championship Mobile Legends: Bang Bang November – December 2024
BLAST Premier: World Final 2024 Counter-Strike 2 November 13th – November 17th

December

Name Game Date
Perfect World Shanghai Major 2024 Counter-Strike 2 December 1st – December 15t
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Tom has been part of Esports Insider’s team since October 2020 and is currently the platform’s Editor. When not playing Football Manager, he enjoys reporting on the mobile esports scene as well as the betting sector.

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