Lido Cinemas

The Australia Esports Federation (AEF) will host the first esports event of the year on the big screen at Lido, Hawthorn. Enjoy watching your favourite game on a large cinematic screen for the first time. The Dota 2 Easter Cup will be played on the 20th of April 2019 starting at 2pm (doors at 1pm) AEDT. Come enjoy a day with drinks and food at the Lido bar.

Event Summary:

This is a one-day event on Saturday the 20th of April 2019 starting with the lower bracket final at 2pm (AEDT) in a best-of-3. The winners will go on to play the top qualified team in the best-of-5 grand final expected to start around 4-5 pm. The day is expected to finish around 9pm.

Event Description:

For those of you who are new to esports, this is a professional gaming event between two teams of 5 who will be playing live in front of an audience. The game will be shown on the cinema screen with live commentary from the AEF's talented casters.

If you want to see how it feels on the day, nothing does it more justice than the video made by our friend MishManners of the 2018 event.

The event will be held at Lido, Hawthorn at 675 Glenferrie Rd, Hawthorn in Cinema 4. Doors open at 1pm for a 2pm start.

Ticket prices are as follows:
$90 for gold class – comes with complimentary Dota themed mouse and mousepad valued at ($100 RRP)
$50 for silver class – comes with complimentary Dota 2 themed mousepad valued at ($30 RRP)
$30 for general admission

Kuiper Gear mouse items:
The AEF have an official partnership with Kuiper Gear, who designs and manufactures Dota 2 themed gaming products. There are 5 heroes with mouse and mousepads to choose from and for this event only, you can purchase them with the tickets for a discounted rate.