<p class = "canvas-atom-canvas-text Mb (1.0em) Mb (0) – sm Mt (0.8em) – sm" type = "text" content = "The Australian Tennis Open (14 -27 January), whose qualifications have just started, will organize at the end of the tournament two competitions on Fortnite. The Australian Open and Epic Games, the publisher of Fortnite, will hold two competitions on the 2018 phenomenon game in Melbourneduring the final weekend – the finals – of the first Grand Slam tournament of the season. This one started last night by qualifying. Read: Australian Open: French results in qualifying Read: Qualifiers of the Australian Open: a first day blue-gray The first appointment of this " Fortnite Summer Smash, reserved for Australian and New Zealand players, will see Solo the first 500 registered online starting this Wednesday. They will be divided into five series that will take place in the heart of Margaret Court Arena (third largest speaker of Melbourne Park) on January 26. The final, with the top 100 players, will be held the next day. $ 400,000 endowments are at stake. A quarter of this amount will go into the pockets of the winner. A charity competition – inspired by the Los Angeles Pros-Amateurs last June – will then be organized in duets, with gaming personalities but also sports or culture. Only a few Pacific streamers and YouTubers have been announced yet. To read: Fortnite: 100 million for the esport Like several sporting entities (clubs, federations, CIO …) that have focused on the sport of esport in recent years, the choice of the organizers of the Australian Open to integrate a competition on Fortnite to their calendar seems to be intelligent. It shows a desire to open up to a younger audience, not necessarily interested in the main activity of the Grand Slam tournament. If that of Roland-Garros organized competitions on tennis video games, more confidential, in the past, the Australian Open does not hesitate to go further. Read: Esport: at Roland Garros, Norman "Genius" Chatrier follows in the footsteps of his grandfather"data-reactid =" 22 "> The Australian Tennis Open (14-27 January), whose qualifications have just started, will organize two competitions at the end of the tournament. Fortnite. The Australian Open and Epic Games, the publisher of Fortnite, will host two competitions on the 2018 phenomenon game in Melbourne, during the final weekend – the finals – of the first Grand Slam tournament of the season. This one started last night by qualifying. Read: Australian Open: Qualifying French Results Read: Australian Open Qualifiers: The first blue-gray day The first meeting of this " Fortnite Summer Smash, reserved for Australian and New Zealand players, will see Solo the first 500 registered online starting this Wednesday. They will be divided into five series that will take place in the heart of Margaret Court Arena (third largest speaker of Melbourne Park) on January 26. The final, with the top 100 players, will be held the next day. $ 400,000 endowments are at stake. A quarter of this amount will go into the pockets of the winner. A competition for charity – inspired by the "Pros-Amateurs" of Los Angeles last June – will then be organized in duets, with personalities of gaming but also sport or culture. Only a few Pacific streamers and YouTubers have been announced yet. To read: Fortnite: 100 million for the esport Like several sporting entities (clubs, federations, CIO …) which have looked at the esport these last years, the choice of the organizers of the Open d To integrate a competition on Fortnite to their calendar seems to be intelligent. It shows a desire to open up to a younger audience, not necessarily interested in the main activity of the Grand Slam tournament. If the Roland-Garros has organized competitions on tennis video games, more confidential, in the past, the Australian Open does not hesitate to go further. Read: Esport: at Roland Garros, Norman "Genius" Chatrier follows in the footsteps of his grandfather