Roland-Garros eSeries by BNP Paribas is going to hold the world’s largest eTennis tournament – The Roland-Garros or French Open is one of the top 4 tennis tournaments that is held every year. Its governing body, the Fédération Française de Tennis (FFT) has also been conducting an eTennis tournament since 2018. Known as the Roland-Garros eSeries by BNP Paribas, the event managed to attract more than 238,000 participants last year. Here is everything you need to know about this year’s tournament.
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The 2023 Roland-Garros eSeries by @BNPParibas kicks off 📲🏆🎾
— Roland-Garros (@rolandgarros) February 21, 2023
This is the sixth year of the Roland-Garros eSeries by BNP Paribas tournament. Since its switch to mobile esports in 2022, the eTennis competition will be played on the world’s most popular mobile tennis game, Tennis Clash, from Wildlife Studios.
In this year’s event, there will be 8 finalists competing in the Grand Finals of Roland-Garros eSeries on May 26. The qualified players will be competing from a prize pool of €5,000.
Here is how the 8 finalists for the Roland-Garros eSeries by BNP Paribas will be selected.
- 1 slot will be claimed by the 2023 Australian Open Tennis Clash winner William Foster.
- 4 slots will be claimed through the three open qualifiers.
- Open Qualifier #1 will be held from Feb. 23 to 27. The winner will get the slot.
- Open Qualifier #2 will be held from March 23 to 27. The winner will get the slot.
- Open Qualifier #3 will be held from April 20 to 24. The winner and runner-up will get the slots.
- 1 slot will be claimed through the Women in Games closed qualifier.
- 1 slot will be claimed through the Handigamers closed qualifier.
- 1 slot will be claimed through the “Twitch Community Clash” closed qualifier.
Women in Games is an international charity making gaming a better place for women. Handigamers is a French charity helping people with reduced mobility to play video games. By accepting players who have advanced through the qualifiers held by these organizations, the competition promotes equality and becomes more inclusive.
“We are absolutely delighted to be hosting another edition of Roland-Garros eSeries by BNP Paribas for the sixth successive year and can’t wait to see how the competition unfolds over the next few months” Aymeric Labaste, the Head of Roland-Garros International Development said.
“By being part of the Roland-Garros eSeries by BNP Paribas, we are committed to providing our players with the best content and experiences, offering them the chance to compete at Roland-Garros, a dream come true for any tennis fan worldwide,” Dotan Arad, General Manager of Tennis Clash said.
Anyone who is interested in participating in these Open Qualifier events can do so through their mobile/tablet devices through the Tennis Clash app.
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