CWL at Insomnia60 - Here's What You Need

The CWL Birmingham Open, Presented by PlayStation®4 will bring teams from across Europe to the NEC over the Easter Bank Holiday weekend to compete for their share of $50,000 cash prize.

So, you’ve bought your ticket to CWL Birmingham at Insomnia60 and are getting ready to come to the event. Here’s our handy guide of what to expect! 

Tournament Zone

The CWL Birmingham Open Tournament Zone is located inside the BYOC, with a dedicated main stage, tournament stations and warm up stations. 

The CWL Stage will be the centerpiece of the area, with dedicated play stations for teams and screens and seating for spectators, watching the action of the event unfold in front of you couldn’t be easier, all you need is ANY valid Insomnia60 ticket!

Both the tournament stations and warm up stations are for teams and players that are participating in the tournament, giving them ample space to warm up and compete in their matches.  

Tournament Setup

Each tournament station will be equipped with a PlayStation®4 console, monitor, and a copy of Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare loaded onto the console. Astro mixamps will also be on the station, daisy chained to each other, meaning you will only need to plug your headset into the mixamp. For stage games, Astro Stage Headsets and in ears will be provided. If you have a headset sponsor you are permitted to wear them around your neck or have them on the back of the monitor.

If you are using a V1, SCUF or other 3rd party controller, a Chronus Max will be required to play. Players can sign a Chronus Max out at the Admin Desk.  

The Rest of the Show

The CWL Birmingham Open Tournament Zone isn’t the only amazing attraction at the NEC over the Easter Bank Holiday Weekend. Your wristband for the tournament also grants to full access to the rest of the Insomnia show. Insomnia60 will feature a massive range of attractions, including our Creator, Esports, Exhibition and Retro Zones. These areas will be open until Monday the 17th of April. 

Alongside the featured zones at the show, the World Famous Insomnia Pub Quiz once again returns to the show with the new addition of Insomnia Music, featuring some of music’s biggest artists.  Check out the main Insomnia webpage for details on how to purchase tickets.

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