Fangs Announces Guinsoo’s Gauntlet for NA & Europe

Sadakshi Kalyan Ramun
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To commemorate the launch of Fangs’ Early Access, Hidden Leaf Games is hosting a tournament called Guinsoo’s Gauntlet.
Guinsoo’s Gauntlet will take place in both North America and Europe on 3rd December and will feature prominent streamers and content creators.

On 30th November, Fangs, the much-awaited multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA) game, was officially released into Early Access. Hidden Leaf Games thanked the community for its support and noted that Fangs would not be where it is today if not for the community’s love and encouragement. To commemorate this, Fangs announced Guinsoo's Gauntlet, an early access tournament for prominent streamers in North America (NA) and Europe (EU) on 3rd December. This tournament will feature streamers and content creators going up against each other in the first-ever Fangs Invitational. 

Hidden Leaf Games wrote, “Get ready for GUINSOO’S GAUNTLET—the Fangs tournament that will test the limits of the most skilled content creators in the community!

All you need to know about Fangs’ Guinsoo’s Gauntlet

On 3rd December, fans will be treated to a day-long tournament for both North America and Europe where eight teams will compete in a series of matches for a minimum of $25,000 (USD) prize pool per region. Hidden Leaf Games is also adding 50% of the sales profit of an exclusive mount into the prize pool.

Fangs launched a special corgi mount called Klondike in celebration of Guinsoo’s Gauntlet. Notably, participating teams will benefit from 50% of the profits earned from the sale of Klondike, which will go towards the tournament prize pool. Klondike is a limited-time item that is only available in-game until 13th December.

Fangs’ Guinsoo’s Gauntlet: Tournament format

  • A total of eight teams will participate in North America and Europe separately.

  • Qualifiers Matches: The teams will start by competing in a massive pool of BO1 (best-of-one) matches.

  • Semi-Finals and Finals: The top 4 teams advance into a single-elimination tournament of BO3 (best-of-three) matches.

Europe Team Captains

  • Eric “DiabloEMT” Murillo

  • Thomas "Khaldor" Kilian

  • Emma “Kandyland” Carlsson

  • KlernY

  • Jonas “Sp4zie” Ring

  • Michael aka SwizzMB

Europe timings (3rd December):

  ⬩ 13:00 - 16:00 (CET): Start of the qualifier matches and live broadcast.

  ⬩ 16:30 (CET): Semi-Finals.

  ⬩ 17:30 (CET): Finals.

  ⬩ 18:30 - 18:45 (CET): Live interview with the winners.

North American team captains & team members

  • Isaac “Azael” Cummings Bentley

  • Nathan Blau x Sykkuno

  • Marcus "Dyrus" Hill

  • Fan Yang 

  • Ayman aka IKeepItTaco

  • Don "Aesah" Ding & Rumay “Hafu” Wang

  • Fiona M aka Nana

  • Jamaican banana

North America timings (3rd December)

  ⬩ 11 AM - 2 PM (PST): Start of the qualifier matches and live broadcast.

  ⬩ 2:30 PM (PST): Semi-Finals.

  ⬩ 3:30 PM (PST): Finals.

  ⬩ 4:30 - 4:45 PM (PST): Live interview with the winners.

Fangs vouches for the fast pace of the game, which allows players to dive straight into the game without hassle. It also brings to the table plenty of new mechanics that will rewrite the MOBA genre.

Fangs will be broadcasting the games live on Twitch. Fans can tune in starting at 13:00 (CET) for Europe and 11 AM (PST) for North America to watch the games.

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Sadakshi has been a gamer throughout her life and has followed League of Legends since Season 3, immediately falling in love with the esports scene. Bringing in her print journalism experience, she focuses on content that is both informative and innovative. While her heart still remains with League, her love for competition has pushed her to explore other titles such as Valorant and Apex Legends.

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