In 2019, open tournaments at the Melbourne Esports Open expanded to take over Melbourne Arena, Margaret Court Arena, and Grand Slam Oval, for Australia’s biggest weekend of competitive gaming. Anyone with a ticket to MEO had the opportunity to join any open tournaments across the weekend for free, and competed for some awesome prizes!
A weekend of Fortnite action saw over 700 players compete live in Margaret Court Arena. Also featured was the Charity Challenge, which saw a total prizepool of $5,000 split between the winning teams’ charities.
Overwatch open tournaments featured at the Melbourne Esports Open in 2019, with players of all ages and skill levels given the opportunity to compete for glory, and prizes.
The Rocket League 3v3 Open Tournament at the Melbourne Esports Open in 2019 took place inside Melbourne Arena, with prizes awarded to the winning teams of each event day
Minecraft made its return to MEO in 2019 with a variety of gameplay modes, including build and PVP competitions.
Halo: Master Chief Collection – Halo 3
A fan favourite in 2019, Halo 3 Free for all open tournaments featured at the Melbourne Esports Open, at the ESL Tournament Zone, and saw many compete for some awesome prizes!
In 2019, competitions featuring the year’s hottest fighting games (with some classics thrown in as well) took place in Melbourne Arena. Our mates the Couch Warriors (Australia’s biggest Fighting Games Community) came back on board to run what is shaping up to be a real “Smash-Hit” at MEO.
Our Forza Motorsport 7 Open Tournament in 2019 saw players battle for the top lap times in Melbourne Arena.
Inside Margaret Court Arena, fans at MEO 2019 were able to jump into some 2v2 Wingman action running both days of the event.
Melbourne Starcraft Open
For the first time at the Melbourne Esports Open, anyone willing to put their skills to the test had the opportunity to go up against the region’s strongest SC2 competitors in 2019’s Melbourne StarCraft Open!
ASPHALT 9: LEGENDS
Fans of racing at MEO 2019 had the opportunity to join the next-generation of mobile arcade racing, with Asphalt 9: Legends Open Tournaments featuring iconic locations from around the globe!
The worlds most immersive virtual reality cricket visited the Melbourne Esports Open in 2019! An open leaderboard saw prizes awarded to the top scorers over the event days.