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EVO 2019 trailer announces dates for premiere fighting game esports tournament

EVO will return to Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas in early August of 2019.

Robert Paul

The world of esports never really stops, but it has its lulls. For fighting game fanatics, EVO has become the definitive tournament that the community looks forward to every year. EVO recently posted a brand new trailer announcing the dates and location of the fighting game esports tournament. The fun will all kick off on August 2, 2019 at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, Nevada. Please take a look.

EVO 2018 was one of the most hype fighting game tournaments ever held with tons of new champions crowned. Fans also witnessed the rise of Dragon Ball FighterZ as it set new records for concurrent viewers on Twitch at the event. One divisive and amazing character born out of the FGC scene is SonicFox, who took home first place in the DBFZ final. We can't wait to see what stories unfold at next year's tournament. EVO 2019 will be held from August 2-4 next year at Mandalay Bay in fabulous Las Vegas, Nevada. 


Asif Khan is the Luminary and majority shareholder of Shacknews. He began his career in video game journalism as a freelancer in 2001 for Asif is a CPA and was formerly an investment adviser representative. After much success in his own personal investments, he retired from his day job in financial services and is currently focused on new private investments. His favorite PC game of all time is Duke Nukem 3D, and he is an unapologetic fan of most things Nintendo. Asif first frequented the Shack when it was sCary's Shugashack to find all things Quake. When he is not immersed in investments or gaming he is a purveyor of fine electronic music. Asif also has an irrational love of Cleveland sports.

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