February 8, 2023

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Snapdragon Pro Series to host Moblie Challenge Finals at DreamHack San Diego

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Gaming and esports company ESL FACEIT Group (EFG) has announced the Snapdragon Pro Series will host two Mobile Challenge tournaments at the inaugural DreamHack San Diego.

Taking place from April 8th-9th 2023, the company will host Brawl Stars and Clash of Clans events with $100,000 (~£82,560) in prize money up for grabs.

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Open to North American teams and players, the Brawl Stars competition will act as a qualifier for the Mobile Masters tournament. Meanwhile, the Clash of Clans event will crown the region’s Mobile Challenge champions. The Mobile Challenge Finals are the first esports tournaments revealed for the event taking place at the San Diego Convention Center.

The Snapdragon Pro Series is no stranger to DreamHack events. In November, the company hosted three live events during DreamHack Valencia where tournaments across League of Legends: Wild Rift and Brawl Stars took place.

The Snapdragon Pro Series continues to expand. In September, the circuit announced Brawl Stars will feature in the second season of the Snapdragon Mobile Challenge joining the likes of Asphalt 9, Legends of Runeterra, Free Fire and Clash Royale. The circuit currently hosts tournaments across eight mobile titles.

In addition to its inaugural San Diego event, DreamHack’s 2023 plans are in full swing. In October, the company announced it joined forces with Sony Music Entertainment to host an event in Japan for the first time. The venue and dates have yet to be revealed.

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Kevin Rosenblatt, SVP of Game Ecosystems at ESL FACEIT Group, spoke on the news: “The Snapdragon Pro Series Mobile Challenge finals are some of the highest stakes competitions for these players, and we’re looking forward to showcasing top-tier mobile gameplay at the inaugural DreamHack San Diego.

“Taking place in Qualcomm’s backyard, we’ll spotlight the industry-leading Snapdragon technology and high-intensity experiences that are powering the proliferation of mobile esports along the path to pro.”

Jonno Nicholson

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Jonno is a Freelance News Writer for Esports Insider and has been part of the ESI team since 2019! His interests include the rapid rise of sim racing and its impact on the wider industry.