Wild Rift Horizon Cup 2021 Group Stage Draw and Tournament Schedule Revealed
More details for the upcoming League of Legends: Wild Rift Horizon Cup 2021 have been revealed. The group draw results and the tournament schedule have been finalized. The Wild Rift Horizon Cup 2021 will kick off with the group stage on 13th Nov 2021 leading to the grand finals on 21st November. The first ever international esports event for the mobile MOBA title will feature 10 teams from around the world competing for the title of World Champions and the lion’s share of the $500,000 USD prize pool. The Wild Rift Horizon Cup 2021 will also be held at a physical location in Singapore.
Wild Rift Horizon Cup 2021 group draw results have been finalized
The 10 participating teams have been divided into two groups, as through a blog post. Here are the following teams and their respective groups;
Brazil: [TSM] TSM
China: [DKG] Da Kun Gaming
North America: [TG] Tribe Gaming
Southeast Asia: [SE] SBTC Esports
South Korea: [RY] Rolster Y
China: [TT] Thunder Talk Gaming
EMEA: [TQ] Team Queso
Japan: [SG] Sengoku Gaming
Latin America: [EBG] eBRO Gaming
Southeast Asia: [TS] Team Secret
The two groups were split based on the following criteria:
No 2 teams from the same country will begin in the same group
Maximize regional diversity and representation within each group
Wild Rift Horizon Cup 2021 Tournament Format
Group Stage (13th - 17th November)
Teams will play a single round-robin of BO3 matches in their respective groups. The top three teams from each group will advance to the knockout stage.
Knockout Stage/ Quarterfinals (19th November at 2:00 AM PST)
The first-place teams from Groups A and B will be seeded to the semifinals. The 2nd and 3rd place teams in group A will face off in the quarterfinals against the teams in Group B with the same rank as them in a single best-of-5 format.
Semifinals (20th November at 2:00 AM PST)
The winners of the quarterfinals round will move onto the semifinals where they will compete in a BO5 series against the top 1 of each group.
Grand Finals (21st November at 4:00 AM PST)
The semi finals winners will head to the grand finals and will compete in a BO7 series to decide who will claim the first Wild Rift international championship title.
Where to watch the Wild Rift Horizon Cup 2021
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It will be interesting to see which team shall rise to claim the championship title in the upcoming Wild Rift Horizon Cup 2021.