Konami has announced it is partnering with ESL to launch a Metal Gear Online Global Championship, which will begin this December. Weekly tournaments will be held from December 1st until February 29th 2016, with regional tournaments in Europe, North America, Latin America, and Asia/Australia. In each tournament the winning team will receive a $1000, and there is a total prize pool of $12,000.
To sign up for the tournament you can click through here. Konami recently shut down the LA studio that developed Metal Gear Online, with all updates now being handled centrally in Japan.
Source: Press Release/ESL Gaming