Competitive and Community News
SMITE Champions
In championship game, Illini Esports SMITE takes home the NACE Collegiate SMITE Championship title! The team fought against Carleton University at Dreamhack Atlanta 2018, after a long road of eliminations.
IE CS:GO competes at IEM Chicago
After fighting Michigan State University for the spot in the finals, Illini Esports (Illinois Orange) will face off against RMU Eagles at Chicago’s Wintrust Arena. This match was made possible by the newly formed Midwestern Collegiate Esports Conference (MCEC), which includes RMU, IIT, DePaul, ISU, Ohio State, MSU, Northwestern, UW-Madison, UIUC, and UIC.
Illini Esports to host R6 LAN
Illini Esports Rainbow Six is holding their LAN tournament against ISU, and it will be held in DCL 1320 from 2pm to 11pm on Nov. 10th. Both school’s competitive teams will play in a bracket style tournament to compete for prizes. Additionally, everyone is welcome to bring their own setups and join in the fun by playing games, participating in a raffle, and cheering on our IE Rainbow Six teams. We will be ordering food together during the LAN for those interested.