Game for a weekend of contests?

The Norbreck Castle Hotel
The Norbreck Castle Hotel
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Hundreds of gamers from across the world will be descending on Blackpool next month for an annual electronic games event.

The European Gaming League is hosting the weekend of competitions, at the Norbreck Castle, Blackpool, on July 26 and 27.

Competitors from 10 countries will be playing against each other in some of the most famous games – including Call of Duty, League of Legends and FIFA14 – for £10,000 in cash prizes.

The tournaments will be streamed live to a global audience via the and websites.

It will be the fifth time the event has taken place in Blackpool and those who are interested can buy a spectator ticket to watch the gaming action. For details, visit