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TechnologyIntel is hosting an Olympics-sanctioned esports tournament in 2020

00:50  12 september  2019
00:50  12 september  2019 Source:   engadget.com

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Intel has announced it will host an esports tournament in Tokyo during the lead-up to the 2020 Olympics . Players will compete in Street Fighter V and Rocket League for a price of 0,000 for each game. Online qualifiers will kick-off early next year, with a live qualifier event in Poland in June.

Intel is offering an open invitation to all Rocket League and Street Fighter V players to compete in its brand new tournament in Japan ahead of the Tokyo 2020 summer Olympic games. With perhaps an eye to eventually get esports on the Olympic agenda, Intel is set to host a series of competitive

Gamers will go for the gold next summer in Tokyo, but not in the Olympics. Intel has announced it will host an esports tournament in Tokyo during the lead-up to the 2020 Olympics. Players will compete in Street Fighter V and Rocket League for a price of $250,000 for each game. Online qualifiers will kick-off early next year, with a live qualifier event in Poland in June.

Intel is hosting an Olympics-sanctioned esports tournament in 2020

The final championship tournament -- the Intel World Open -- will be held on June 22-24th in Tokyo. Similar to the Olympics, players will play on teams that represent their nations. A total of 12 nations will be pre-selected to form national teams. Beginning in March, national qualifiers will determine the best four players of each nation, who will be selected to form that team. During the live qualifier in Poland, twenty teams will compete in a group stage qualifier to determine the strongest team in the Americas, EEMEA (Eastern Europe, the Middle East and Africa) and the Asia Pacific region. The final seven teams will compete against Japan in the World Open in Tokyo.

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The 2020 Summer Olympics , officially known as the Games of the XXXII Olympiad (Japanese: 第三十二回オリンピック競技大会 Hepburn: Dai Sanjūni-kai Orinpikku Kyōgi Taikai)

Esports : Intel announced the Intel World Open esports tournament will take place ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, which builds on the A live qualifier event in Katowice, Poland, in June will determine which teams will advance to the championship esports tournament in Tokyo from July

Intel will already have a big presence in the 2020 Olympics, bringing 3D athlete tracking, a 5G network and a possible drone light show. Adding an esports tournament will only add to the American tech giant's cachet in Japan's capital city.

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Intel will use multi-camera, 3D athlete tracking in the 2020 Olympics.
Intel plans to bring 3D athlete tracking (3DAT) to the 2020 Olympics. Today, the company announced that its 3DAT system will use four cameras to film athletes in the 100-meter and other sprinting events. Algorithms will then analyze the biomechanics of the athletes' movements and broadcast those as visual overlays available during replays. Intel has already made big promises for the 2020 Olympics. It previously announced that it's working on a 5G network for the games, and there's a good chance we'll see another drone-based light show. Today, Intel also shared that it's working with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to bring VR training to summer games staff.

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