Riot Games Announces Teamfight Tactics: Vegas Open Esports Tournament
Riot Games, the creators of League of Legends, have announced the launch of their newest esports tournament event, Teamfight Tactics: Vegas Open. The tournament will take place in Las Vegas from March 12-14, 2021 and feature some of the top players in the competitive scene. Teams from around the world will compete for their share of a $1 million prize pool, and the champions of the event will be crowned on the final day.
The Vegas Open will be broadcast across multiple platforms including YouTube, Twitch, and Facebook. Fans will be able to watch their favorite teams in action and enjoy all the action on the big screen. As part of the event, Riot Games will be hosting meet and greets with the teams and players, special giveaways, and exclusive interviews with the players.
The tournament promises to be highly competitive, with top-level teams from all of the popular esports regions, such as North America, Europe, South Korea, China, and more. Teams will be competing for a share of the $1 million prize pool, which will be distributed among the top four teams following the tournament.
“We are thrilled to bring the action of Teamfight Tactics to the gaming capital of the world, Las Vegas,” said Riot Games’ Chief Competitive Officer, Byron Bernstein. “This is an amazing opportunity for us to showcase the skill and passion of our players, while giving them a chance to compete on an international level. We’re excited to see the strategies they bring to the table.”
The tournament will feature multiple performance metrics to help determine the top teams after the conclusion of the event. Players will be given performance-based ratings based on their in-game accomplishments, as well as a variety of personal metrics such as team composition, strategy, and overall leadership.
The top teams from the event will be awarded with prize money from the $1 million prize pool, as well as a spot in the next Teamfight Tactics Global Series Championship. Players who make it to the championship will be competing for the ultimate title of Teamfight Tactics Grand Champion.
Are you ready to join the battle? Teams for the tournament are expected to be announced soon, and tickets for the Vegas Open will go on sale starting January 22, 2021. Be sure to follow Riot Games on their social media channels for more updates and information about the tournament.