AoV World Cup to Begin in June 2021 With Over $500,000 USD Prize Pool
AWC 2021 will return after being canceled because of the pandemic last year. Tencent announced its return in a recent press release. 16 teams will compete at the event starting June 19, 2021; Chinese Taipei, Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia, Korea, Mainland China, Japan, Malaysia, Singapore, Philippines, and Brazil for the title of World Champions and a piece of the $500,00 USD prize pool. There are currently twelve confirmed teams to compete in the tournament. Here are more details about the Arena of Valor World Cup 2021.
Arena of Valor World Cup 2021 Details
The Arena of Valor World Cup 2021 has been announced after it was canceled last year due to the pandemic. The online tournament format for the upcoming tournament includes sixteen top-ranked teams from nine different regions competing for the title of World Champions.
The tournament will begin on June 19 and conclude on July 18, 2021. More information about the participating teams and live stream links will be released at a later date.
Participating Regions in the Arena of Valor World Cup 2021
Here is the list of participating regions in the upcoming AWC 2021;
- Chinese Taipei (3 Teams)
- Thailand (Three Teams)
- Vietnam (3 Teams)
- Indonesia (2 Teams)
- Korea (1 Team)
- Mainland China (1 Team)
- Japan (1 Team)
- Malaysia/Singapore/Philippines (MSP) (1 Team)
- Brazil (1 Team)
Twelve teams have already qualified for the tournament. These include:
- Most Outstanding Player
- Team Flash
- Bacon Time
- ONE Team
- Saigon Phantom
- Dewa United
- MAD Team
- Overclock Esports
Arena of Valor World Cup 2021 Tournament Format and Schedule
Group Stage June 19 – 27
- 16 teams will be divided into 2 groups of 4 teams.
- Teams will compete in a round-robin Bo3 Format.
- Each win will grant 1 point.
- The top 2 teams in each group will proceed to the Playoffs.
- The bottom 2 teams will be eliminated from the tournament.
Playoffs June 30 – July 18
- Double Elimination Bracket (except the one-off grand finals)
- Round 1 is played in a Bo5 Format.
- All other matches are played in a Bo7 Format.
Arena of Valor World Cup 2021 Prize Pool Distribution
Here are the following prizes for the top 4 teams in the AWC 2021;
- 1st Prize – $200,000 USD
- 2nd Prize – $110,000 USD
- 3rd Prize – $70,000 USD
- 4th Prize – $30,000 USD