Esports events calendar 2024: Major leagues and tournaments

24 January 2024

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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. Frist published: 24/01/24. Last Update: 26/01/24.

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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. 

NameGameDate
RLCS 2024 Major 1 Qualifiers Rocket LeagueJanuary – February 2024
Tekken World Tour Finals 2023TekkenJanuary 13th – January 15th
ESL Snapdragon Pro Series: BGMIPUBG MobileJanuary 12th – February 18th
LEC Winter 2024League of LegendsJanuary 13th – February 18th
LCK Spring 2024League of LegendsJanuary 17th – April 7th
ePremier League 2024 – FinalsEAFCJanuary 20th – March 24th
LCS Spring 2024League of LegendsJanuary 20th – April 1st
ALGS: 2024 Split 1 Pro League – EMEAApex LegendsJanuary 20th – April 1st
ALGS: 2024 Split 1 Pro League – APAC SouthApex LegendsJanuary 20th – April 1st
ALGS: 2024 Split 1 Pro League – APAC NorthApex LegendsJanuary 20th – April 1st
ALGS: 2024 Split 1 Pro League – NAApex LegendsJanuary 20th – April 1st
BLAST Premier: Spring Groups 2024Counter-Strike 2January 22nd – January 28th
LPL 2024 SpringLeague of LegendsJanuary 22nd – March 27th
King Pro League Spring 2024Honor of KingsJanuary 23rd – April 1st
Call of Duty League 2024: Stage 1 MajorCall of DutyJanuary 25th – January 28th
Pro Chess League 2024ChessJanuary 28th – March 22nd
IEM Katowice 2024Counter-Strike 2January 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. 

NameGameDate
PUBG Mobile Super League – SEA Spring 2024PUBG Mobile February 1st – March 2024
MPL Indonesia Season 13Mobile Legends: Bang BangFebruary 1st – April 2024
RoV Pro League 2024 SummerArena of ValorFebruary 3rd –  May 2024
BetBoom Dacha Dubai 2024Dota 2February 4th – February 16th
IEM Katowice 2024StarCraft IIFebruary 8th –  February 11th
Six Invitational 2024Rainbow SixFebruary 13th – February 25th
VCT 2024: Game Changers EMEA Stage 1VALORANTFebruary 16th – March 11th
VCT Americas KickoffVALORANTFebruary 16th –  March 3rd
VCT Pacific KickoffVALORANTFebruary 17th –  March 2nd
Pokémon UNITE Asia Champions League 2024Pokémon UNITE February 17th – February 18th
Games of the Future 2024Dota 2, MLBB and othersFebruary 19th – March 3rd
VCT EMEA KickoffVALORANTFebruary 20th –  March 2nd
Capcom X CupStreet FighterFebruary 21st – February 25th
VCT China KickoffVALORANTFebruary 22nd –  March 2nd
EPIC.LAN 41Various gamesFebruary 22nd – February 25th
DreamLeague Season 22Dota 2February 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. 

NameGameDate
Honor of Kings Invitational Series 2024: IstanbulHonor of KingsMarch 2024
RLCS 2024 – Major 1Rocket LeagueMarch 2024
PUBG Mobile Global Open 2024PUBG MobileMarch – April 2024
Remix Rumble ChampionshipTeamfight TacticsMarch 1st – March 3rd
BLAST Premier: Spring Showdown 2024Counter-Strike 2March 6th – March 10th
VCT 2024: Game Changers NA Series Series 1VALORANTMarch 6th – March 10th
VCT 2024: Masters MadridVALORANTMarch 14th – March 24th
Chessable Masters 2024ChessMarch 13th –  April 8th
PGL Major Copenhagen 2024Counter-Strike 2March 17th – March 31st
Call of Duty League 2024: Stage 2 MajorCall of DutyMarch 21st – March 24th
Free Fire World Series – Southeast Asia Spring 2024Free FireMarch 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. 

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

May

NameGameDate
VCT 2024: Masters ShanghaiVALORANTMay 2024
PUBG Global Series 2024 Phase 3PUBGMay 2024
Mid-Season Invitational 2024League of LegendsMay 1st – May 19th
Call of Duty League 2024: Stage 3 MajorCall of DutyMay 16th – May 19th
CCT Global FinalsCounter-Strike 2May 16th – May 25th
Rainbow Six Major ManchesterRainbow SixMay 16th – May 26th
DreamLeague Season 23Dota 2May 20th – May 26th
IEM Dallas 2024Counter-Strike 2May 27th – June 2nd
ESL Impact League Season 5Counter-Strike 2May 31st – June 2nd
OWCS Major 1Overwatch 2May 31st – June 2nd
Call of Duty League logo
Image Credit: Call of Duty League / Activision Blizzard

June

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

July

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

August

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

September

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

October

NameGameDate
Honor of Kings Invitational Championship 2024Honor of KingsOctober 2024
Intel Extreme Masters Fall 2024Counter-Strike 2October 7th – October 13th

November

NameGameDate
OWCS Season FinalsOverwatch 2November 2024
PUBG Mobile Global Championship 2024PUBG MobileNovember – December 2024
M6 World Championship Mobile Legends: Bang BangNovember – December 2024
BLAST Premier: World Final 2024Counter-Strike 2November 13th – November 17th

December

NameGameDate
Perfect World Shanghai Major 2024Counter-Strike 2December 1st – December 15t
Tom Daniels
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.