Event Information

MLG Anaheim

Details and Passes Released for Call of Duty®: Ghosts, StarCraft® II: Heart of the Swarm® and Super Smash Bros. Melee Tournaments at the MLG Championship in Anaheim, CA, June 20-22

Competitor and Spectator Passes On-Sale Now in the MLG Store

 

Major League Gaming is returning to the west coast from June 20-22 for the MLG Championship at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California, featuring hundreds of the best players from around the globe.  

 

Games include:

  • Call of Duty®: Ghosts – 10 Team International League Playoffs;  192 Team League Play-In Tournament (Open Bracket) - $80,000 in prizes
  • StarCraft® II: Heart of the Swarm®WCS 4,000 Global Event Awarding WCS Points Towards WCS Global Rankings. 12 Qualifier winners start in Championship Pool Play and 4 added from Open Bracket;  192 Player Open Bracket; 20 Player Championship Bracket - $40,000 in prizes, plus 4,000 WCS points toward qualifying for BlizzCon
  • Super Smash Bros. Melee – 12 Qualifier Players start in Championship Pool Play and 4 added from Open Bracket, 1024 Player Open Bracket; 20 Player Championship Bracket - $15,000 in prizes

 

How to Compete and Attend:

Competitor Passes, General Admission and VIP Spectator Passes are available in the MLG Online Store at www.MLG.tv/store

 

Tournament Details:

  Call of Duty: Ghosts - $80,000 in prizes total

International League Playoffs

  League Play-In Tournament (Open Bracket)

  • 192 Teams, including the bottom 4 Teams from Season 2 of the MLG Call of Duty League
  • Double Elimination Bracket, Matches = Best of 3 Games
  • Prizing: $10,000, Top 4 Teams qualify for Season 3 of the MLG Call of Duty League
  • Passes: $320 per Team [SOLD OUT].

 

  StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm - $40,000 in prizes; WCS 4,000 Global Event Awarding WCS Points Towards WCS Global Rankings Championship Pool Play/Bracket & Open Bracket

  • 12 Qualifier winners start in Championship Pool Play (Free Entry)
  • 192 Player Open Bracket; Top 4 Winners Bracket Players advance to Championship Pool Play; Top 4 Losers Bracket Players advance to Championship Bracket
  • 20 Player Championship Bracket
  • Double Elimination Brackets, Matches = Best of 3 Games
  • Prizing: $40,000 – awarding 4,000 WCS Points Towards WCS Global Rankings towards qualifying for BlizzCon
  • Passes:  $75 per Player [SOLD OUT]

 

  Super Smash Bros. Melee - $15,000 in prizes

  • 12 Qualifier Players start in Championship Pool Play (Free Entry)
  • 1024 Player Open Bracket
  • 20 Player Championship Bracket
  • Double Elimination Brackets; Matches = Best of 3 Games (Open Bracket), Best of 5 Games (Championship Pool Play & Championship Bracket)
  • Prizing: $15,000
  • Passes: $55 per Player from March 14 to April 13
    • $65 per Player from April 14 to May 11
    • $75 per Player from May 12 to June 16
    • $125 per Player at Anaheim Check in
  • Click here for qualifier information

   

Purchase a VIP or General Admission Spectator Pass: MLG.tv/store

  Watch in person at the Anaheim Convention Center- 800 West Katella, Anaheim, CA 92802  

 

VIP - $250 for the weekend ($299 after May 11); Ticket includes:

  • Early admission
  • Behind the scenes tour and meet and greet with players
  • VIP reception and access to a VIP lounge with bar all weekend long
  • Reserved seating in the first few rows
  • MLG Nike Hoodie
  • Other collectors items

  GA - $40 for the weekend (until April 13)

  • $45 from April 14 to May 11
  • $50 from May 12 to June 18
  • $60 at Anaheim Check-In

 

How to Watch Online: Broadcast at MLG.tv begins Friday, June 20

The Championship will be broadcast exclusively on MLG.tv via multiple streams and broadcast details will be released soon.  

 

Book a Hotel Room: Book Online

Anaheim Marriott
700 West Convention Way
Anaheim, CA

Hotel Rate:  $165 single/double/triple/quad + 17% tax
Reservation cutoff date:   May 27, 2014
Reservation Phone:  877-622-3056; Code Major League Gaming
Distance to venue:  Hotel is across from convention center and walking distance to multiple restaurants and close to Disney Attractions  

 

Sheraton Park Hotel
1855 South Harbor Boulevard
Anaheim, CA 92802

Hotel Rate:  $159 s/d/t/q
Reservation cutoff date:   May 20, 2014
Reservation Phone:  866-837-4197; Code: Major League Gaming
Distance to venue: Across the street from convention center

 

Red Lion Hotel
1850 S. Harbor Blvd.
Anaheim, CA 92802

Hotel Rate:  $129 s/d/t/q plus 17% tax
Reservation cutoff date:   May 28, 2014
Reservation Phone:  714-750-2801; Code: Major League Gaming
Distance to venue:  1 block
* Complimentary internet for MLG attendees

 

Marriott Courtyard Anaheim
2045 S. Harbor Boulevard
Anaheim, CA 92802

Hotel Rate:  $149 s/d/t/q
Reservation cutoff date:   May 30, 2014
Reservation Phone:  800-321-2211; Code: Major League Gaming
Distance to venue:  1 block
* Complimentary internet for MLG attendees

 

Clarion Hotel Anaheim Resort
616 Convention Way
Anaheim, CA 92802

Hotel Rate:  $149 s/d/t/q 
Reservation cutoff date:   May 30, 2014
Reservation Phone:  714-750-3131; Code: Major League Gaming
Distance to venue:  2 blocks

 

Hotels

MLG Anaheim

Book a Hotel Room: Book Online

Anaheim Marriott
700 West Convention Way
Anaheim, CA

Hotel Rate:  $165 single/double/triple/quad + 17% tax
Reservation cutoff date:   May 27, 2014
Reservation Phone:  877-622-3056; Code Major League Gaming
Distance to venue:  Hotel is across from convention center and walking distance to multiple restaurants and close to Disney Attractions  

 

Sheraton Park Hotel
1855 South Harbor Boulevard
Anaheim, CA 92802

Hotel Rate:  $159 s/d/t/q
Reservation cutoff date:   May 20, 2014
Reservation Phone:  866-837-4197; Code: Major League Gaming
Distance to venue: Across the street from convention center

 

Red Lion Hotel
1850 S. Harbor Blvd.
Anaheim, CA 92802

Hotel Rate:  $129 s/d/t/q plus 17% tax
Reservation cutoff date:   May 28, 2014
Reservation Phone:  714-750-2801; Code: Major League Gaming
Distance to venue:  1 block
* Complimentary internet for MLG attendees

 

Marriott Courtyard Anaheim
2045 S. Harbor Boulevard
Anaheim, CA 92802

Hotel Rate:  $149 s/d/t/q
Reservation cutoff date:   May 30, 2014
Reservation Phone:  800-321-2211; Code: Major League Gaming
Distance to venue:  1 block
* Complimentary internet for MLG attendees

 

Clarion Hotel Anaheim Resort
616 Convention Way
Anaheim, CA 92802

Hotel Rate:  $149 s/d/t/q 
Reservation cutoff date:   May 30, 2014
Reservation Phone:  714-750-3131; Code: Major League Gaming
Distance to venue:  2 blocks

Call of Duty: Ghosts – Event Information

MLG Championship - Call of Duty: Ghosts - June 20-22, 2014 - Anaheim, CA

Passes on Sale: Spectator | VIP | Team

 

 

Call of Duty: Ghosts – $80,000 in prizes total

International League Playoffs

  • 8 Teams from Season 2 of the MLG Call of Duty League
  • 2 Teams from Season 1 of the Gfinity Call of Duty League
  • Prizing: $70,000
  • See below for Call of Duty League details

 

League Play-In Tournament (Open Bracket)

  • 192 Teams, including the bottom 4 Teams from Season 2 of the MLG Call of Duty League
  • Double Elimination Bracket, Matches = Best of 3 Games
  • Prizing: $10,000, Top 4 Teams qualify for Season 3 of the MLG Call of Duty League
  • Passes: $320 per Team [SOLD OUT]

StarCraft 2 – Event Information

StarCraft II at the MLG Championship in Anaheim

 

StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm – $40,000 in prizes

WCS 4,000 Global Event Awarding WCS Points Towards WCS Global Rankings

 

Passes On Sale: Spectator | VIP

 

Championship Pool Play/Bracket & Open Bracket

  • 12 Qualifier winners start in Championship Pool Play (Free Entry)
  • 192 Player Open Bracket; Top 4 Winners Bracket Players advance to Championship Pool Play; Top 4 Losers Bracket Players advance to Championship Bracket
  • 20 Player Championship Bracket
  • Double Elimination Brackets, Matches = Best of 3 Games
  • Prizing: $40,000 – awarding 4,000 WCS Points Towards WCS Global Rankings towards qualifying for BlizzCon
  • Passes:  $75 per Player [SOLD OUT]

StarCraft 2 – Qualifiers

StarCraft II at the MLG Championship in Anaheim

 

Anaheim Passes On Sale: Spectator | VIP | Competitor

 

Sign up for Qualifiers: April 19 | April 20

 

Pool Play at MLG Anaheim will be determined by a series of qualifers leading up to the event. 10 spots will be awarded from the Americas, 1 spot from EU, and 1 spot from KR.

The KR qualifier will take place on May 22-25 and will be cast by Totalbiscuit. Broadcast details TBD.

The EU qualifier will take place on May 8-11. Broadcast details TBD.

Americas Qualifiers will take place:

  • April 19 (Sign Up) - Open, Single Elimination, 256 max players, free entry; 3 players (3rd place match between semi final losers)
  • April 20 (Sign Up) - Open, Single Elimination, 256 max players, free entry; 3 players (3rd place match between semi final losers)
  • May 1-4 - Invite, 1 player
  • May 15-18 - Invite, 1 player
  • May 29-June 1 - Invite, 1 player
  • June 5-8 - Invite, 1 player

 

Note: No travel support is associated with any qualifier, only Pool Play is up for grabs.

Super Smash Bros: Melee – Event Information

Super Smash Brothers Melee – MLG Anaheim

 

Passes on Sale: Spectator | VIP | Competitor
 

 

  • Entry Fee = $55 per Player from March 14 to April 13
    • $65 per Player from April 14 to May 11
    • $75 per Player from May 12 to June 16
    • $125 per Player at Anaheim Check-In  
  • Prize Purse = $15,000
    • 1st = $5000
    • 2nd = $3000
    • 3rd = $2000
    • 3rd = $2000
    • 5th = $1000
    • 5th = $1000
    • 7th = $500
    • 7th = $500
  • SSBM 1v1 Event
    • Open Bracket = 1024 Players
      • Double Elimination
      • Matches = Best of 3 Games
    • Pool Play = 16 Players
      • 12 Players start in Pool Play
        • 9 Qualifier Winners
        • 3 top of Pro Points
      • 4 Players from the Open Bracket Winners Bracket
      • 8-Player Pools, play all Players in your Pool in 1 Match
      • Matches = Best of 5 Games
    • Championship Bracket = 20 Players
      • Double Elimination (Players finishing 3rd-8th in their Pool and Players coming from the Open Bracket Losers Bracket start with 1 Match loss)
      • 16 Pool Play Players
      • 4 Players from the Open Bracket Losers Bracket
      • Matches = Best of 5 Games (Championship Match = Best of 11 Games)
    • Schedule = Friday through Sunday
      • Friday = 2:30 PM - 12:30 AM
      • Saturday = 10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
      • Sunday = 10:00 AM - 8:30 PM

Super Smash Bros: Melee – Qualifiers

Anaheim Passes on Sale: Spectator | VIP | Competitor

 

Super Smash Bros. Melee Qualifier Events

 

 

  • Pro Points = 2000 Series & 5000 Series
    • All Qualifiers are 2000 Series except for SKTAR 3 (5000 Series)
    • 2000 Series
      • 1st = 2000 Points
      • 2nd = 1200 Points
      • 3rd = 880 Points
      • 4th = 720 Points
      • 5th - 6th = 640 Points
      • 7th - 8th = 560 Points
      • 9th - 12th = 440 Points
      • 13th - 16th = 360 Points
      • 17th - 24th = 240 Points
      • 25th - 32nd = 160 Points
    • 5000 Series
      • 1st = 5000
      • 2nd = 3000
      • 3rd = 2200
      • 4th = 1800
      • 5th - 6th = 1600
      • 7th - 8th = 1400
      • 9th - 12th = 1100
      • 13th - 16th = 900
      • 17th - 24th = 600
      • 25th - 32nd = 400
      • 33rd - 48th = 300
      • 49th - 64th = 200