Esports & Competitive Gaming

Ireland's Best

Whether it’s throwing fireballs, deactivating bombs or summoning rifts, GXI’s roots are in competitive gaming. We want to give you the opportunity to fight your opponents in the best conditions possible!
Tournaments will be taking place all weekend in our custom made competitive zone. Join us to find all the fan favourites- as well as some surprise new comers!

Get ready for the next battle.

Retro Competitions & Prizes

GXI will be holding retro gaming competitions and giving spot prizes on the day. We have retro consoles from the 70's 80's and 90's as well as a mix of slightly new ones for free play and tournaments. This is an event not to be missed.

Saturday
11:00 & 14:00 Street Fighter 2 Turbo
12:00 & 15:00 Tekken 3
12:00 & 15:00 Mario Kart 64
13:00 - 16:00 Smash Bros Melee

Sunday
11:00 & 14:00 Street Fighter 2 Turbo
12:00 - 14:00 Tekken 3
12:00 - 14:00 Mario Kart 64
13:00 - 16:00 Smash Bros Melee

Esports Tournaments

We'll be announcing our tournaments and prizes soon, so you can practice your combos or get your team ready to guard your lanes! We will also be announcing our qualifying schedule of events leading up to the main event in November. Some of the tournaments will require pre-qualification at either online or live offline events.

Registration for tournaments here:
https://smash.gg/gxiesports
Note: You will need an entry ticket for GXI in addition to registering for tournaments.

Saturday

11:00 - 15:00 FIFA 18 (PS4)
11:00 - 15:00 Splatoon 2 Salmon run (Switch)
11:30 - 15:30 Tekken 7 (PS4)
12:00 - 16:00 Street Fighter V (PS4)
12.30 - 16.30 Marvel v Capcom Infinite (PS4)

Sunday

11:00 - 15:00 Hearthstone (PC)
11:00 - 15:00 Rocket League 2v2 (PC)
11:30 - 15:30 Super Smash Bros. 4 (WiiU)
12:00 - 15:30 ARMS (Switch)
12.30 - 15:30 Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Switch)

Prizes will be the prize pool from entries and some additional prize allocations from traders.

Table Top Gaming at GXI

In addition to our esports tournaments, we have a full table top gaming area dedicated to bringing you the very best tournaments and games from the world of Table Tops. Our good friends in Sandbox are providing Magic the Gathering, Yu-gi-Oh and more. You can sign up on the day to compete at our table top gaming arena with a host of tournaments and games being played.

Saturday Schedule

11:00 - 14:00 Magic The Gathering - Ixalan Draft (€5)

10:00 - 17:30 Ah Here Now Demos (16+)

14:30 - 17:00 Magic The Gathering Chaos Draft (€25)

15:30 - 17:00 Magic The Gathering - Commander (€10)

we will also have the following open copies of board games available for free play:
Settlers of Catan
Smash Up
Machi Koro + Harbour Expansion
Pandemic
Pandemic Contagion
Munchkin
Camel Up
Carcassonne
Boss Monster
Epic Spell Wars
Dominion
Love Letter

Sunday

12:00 - 14:30 Yu-Gi-Oh Constructed Tournament (€15)

12:00 - 16:00 Magic The Gathering Iconic Masters Draft (€35)

14:30 - 16:30 Yu-Gi-Oh Constructed Tournament (€15)

we will also have the following open copies of board games available for free play:
Settlers of Catan
Smash Up
Machi Koro + Harbour Expansion
Pandemic
Pandemic Contagion
Munchkin
Camel Up
Carcassonne
Boss Monster
Epic Spell Wars
Dominion
Love Letter