Esports event calendar (2023): All major tournaments, dates and games

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We are now in the second half of 2023, with major esports tournaments popping up left and right until the end of the year. Here is a comprehensive list of the biggest tournaments that you can follow in the coming months.

The many esports circuits across the digital landscape are continuing to chug along as the 2023 calendar enters its final six months. Most competitions have had some major tournaments already and are either rumbling on toward their world championship or another major tournament to close out the year.

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These major tournaments include huge third-party events for multiple esports titles and developer-run events that serve as the culmination of a long and exciting circuit.

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Valorant Champions 2023 was the game’s final global event of the year

Below fans will find a list of all the major competitions left for 2023 across Valorant, Mobile Legends, League of Legends, Dota 2 and more.

2023 esports calendar: Every major tournament


Tournament Esport Dates
ESL Pro League S18 CS:GO August 30 – October 1
DreamLeague S21 Dota 2 September 18 – September 24
Asian Games Dota 2 September 29 – October 2
Asian Games League of Legends September 25 – September 29
Overwatch League Playoffs Overwatch September 28 – October 1


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Major esports tournaments are being held all over the world in 2023
Tournament Esport Dates
World Championship League of Legends October 10 – November 19
The International Dota 2 October 12 – October 29
Halo World Championship 2023 Halo October 12 – October 15
FNCS Global Championship Fortnite October 13 – October 15
IEM Sydney CS:GO October 16 – October 22
Overwatch World Cup Overwatch October 29 – November 4
BLAST R6 Major Atlanta Rainbow Six October 30 – November 12


Tournament Esport Dates
M5 World Championship Mobile Legends November – December
CS:GO Asia Championships 2023 CS:GO November 8 – November 12
MLBB Pro League Invitational Mobile Legends November 15 – November 19
BLAST Premier: Fall Final CS:GO November 22 – November 26


Tournament Esport Dates
BLAST Premier World Final CS:GO December 13 – December 17