Quake Champions pros gather at Lucca, Italy for Italian Esports Open 2018

Quake Champions’ best fraggers head to Lucca to compete in the Italian Esports Open 2018, where only one will emerge victorious in a three-day Duel Invitational.

Presented by ESL and Lucca Comics & Games, the Duel Invitational takes place October 31 – November 1 and features nine of the biggest names in the Quake professional scene.

QC Lucca in-body

This roster includes such familiar faces as QuakeCon 2018’s Duel Showdown champion Nikita "clawz" Marchinsky and PGL Open finalists Shane "rapha" Hendrixson and Anton "COOLLER" Singov. Additionally, one yet-unannounced Italian qualifier will be added as the tenth entrant in the tournament – will we witness the debut of the next big competitor to enter the scene? Only one way to find out!

Be sure to follow the latest from Quake Champions and Quake Esports via our official Quake Champions Twitch and Twitter channels, and we’ll see you in Italy!

That's not all for Quake esports - check out our announcement for the Australian Quake Championship and the ESWC Quake Champions 2018 finals !