This Weekend In Esports

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Dreamhack Atlanta

First up over the weekend, we need to take a look at Dreamhack Atlanta. Gamers of all shapes and sizes will be descending upon Atlanta this weekend to compete in a variety of esports. Whether you’re in the Fighting Game Community, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, Halo, Madden 20, or Rocket League, Dreamhack Atlanta has something for you. You can catch all the action at and

MDL Chengdu Major

For our DOTA 2 fans out there, Chengdu is playing host to the MDL Chengdu Major. The event is running until the 24th, but all the action kicks off this weekend. The winner of the event will be taking home $300,000 dollars and most of the world’s best will be on hand to compete. Check it out here.

North American Regional Final

The Street Fighter community is currently ramping up to the Capcom Cup in December. One of the last major stops on the way is the North American Regional Final. It’ll be the last chance to qualify for many hopefuls out there and the action is going down at the HyperX Esports Arena in Las Vegas. You can watch the tournament here.

What are you most looking forward to this weekend?!

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Kali Scales Kali got into gaming from a young age when her mom bought her a GameBoy with The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening. She’s been a lifelong gamer, particularly fond of the Final Fantasy, Mass Effect, and Star Wars franchises. Her interests extend outside gaming; she loves comics and is particularly passionate about movies. As a member of the LGBTQ+ family, she feels strongly about working with charitable causes and has hosted numerous charity streams. She serves as the Head of Content for the CheckpointXP brand, but also as a producer for the CheckpointXP Radio Show. She occasionally appears as a guest on CheckpointAFK.

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