- Kansas City Open offers diverse Warhammer gaming tournaments and activities and the first look at the 10th Edition, starting 2nd of June.
- Tacoma Open (14th to 16th of July) expands to become the third-largest tournament event worldwide, using rules from the new edition.
- Atlantic City Open bids farewell to the current edition of Warhammer 40,000.
Warhammer enthusiasts are in for a treat this June as the highly anticipated new edition of Warhammer 40,000 takes the stage. In an unprecedented move, the Warhammer Events team has announced that the first-ever exhibition clashes featuring the new edition will be livestreamed for fans around the world.
These exciting battles will be showcased during the US Open event, set to commence on the 2nd of June in Kansas City.
Here’s a rundown of what you can expect.
Warhammer 40,000 10th Edition debuts at the Kansas City Open
The Kansas City Open, the inaugural US Open event of the 2023 calendar, is still offering a limited number of tickets for various Warhammer gaming tournaments.
Attendees can look forward to engaging in thrilling competitions such as the Warhammer 40,000 Singles and five-man team events, as well as the Warhammer Age of Sigmar Singles and four-man team events.
With a diverse range of activities available, including a shopping area stocked with event-exclusive miniatures and merchandise, Forge World treasures, narrative games, competitive Kill Team and Blood Bowl events, hobby challenges, and hobby classes, participants will have their hands full. The event spans from the 2nd to the 4th of June, promising an action-packed weekend.
For those unable to attend in person, fear not! The Warhammer Events team will be livestreaming the top-table action, providing a front-row seat to the intense battles. However, that’s not all. A special treat awaits avid Warhammer 40,000 fans as full 2,000-point games from the new edition will be showcased during the livestream.
With expert commentators on hand to offer insights and analysis, viewers will have the opportunity to delve into the intricacies of the new datasheets for each unit featured.
The livestream will kick off at 7pm CDT (1am BST) on Thursday, the 1st of June, and continue on Friday, the 2nd of June.
Tacoma Open: Warhammer 40,000 Tournament Surges in Popularity, Securing Spot as Global Top Three Event
The excitement doesn’t end there. The Tacoma Open, the second US Open event, is scheduled to take place between the 14th and 16th of July.
Anticipation is high, as the Warhammer 40,000 Tournament has already sold out multiple times. To meet the overwhelming demand, additional tickets will be released, allowing the event to accommodate up to 500 participants.
With this expansion, the Tacoma Open will become the third-largest single tournament event in the world. Be sure to secure your tickets promptly, as this will be the first major event using the rules for the new edition.
Alongside the Warhammer 40,000 Tournament, a variety of events for other Warhammer game systems will be hosted, attracting a total of approximately 1,000 players.
Say bye-bye to the current edition at the Atlantic City Open
The Atlantic City Open presents an excellent opportunity for Warhammer enthusiasts to bid farewell to the current edition of Warhammer 40,000 in style.
This independent event, featuring a substantial Warhammer 40,000 tournament, will take place in Atlantic City, New Jersey, from the 16th to the 18th of June.
Attendees can look forward to a memorable experience as they engage in epic battles before the forthcoming edition takes center stage.
If you’re in Europe, visit the UK Game Expo for a taste of the new edition
Meanwhile, in Birmingham, the UK Games Expo will provide an ideal platform for Warhammer fans in the United Kingdom to immerse themselves in the world of gaming.
Taking place from the 2nd to the 4th of June, this event will feature a Warhammer stand where attendees can try out the new edition of Warhammer 40,000 on demo tables.
Additionally, a well-stocked store offering event exclusives will be available, ensuring fans can indulge in their passion for the game.