Riot Games’ Champions Queue is a low-ping practice environment designed for North American professional players.
To incentivize players to queue up for more games, it is offering a total prize pool of US$400,000 to the players who rank highest at the end of each season.
Here is the Champions Queue prize pool distribution, sorted by split, which includes the Spring and Summer seasons as well as the Pre-Season Brawl prize pools.
Riot Games is offering a US$400,000 total Champions Queue prize pool
To incentivize players, there’s a US$400,000 Champions Queue prize pool for the top players. At the end of each split, the top 50 players will earn seasonal points as follows.
|3rd to 5th||30|
|6th to 10th||20|
|11th to 25th||10|
|26th to 50th||5|
Prizes will then be divided at the end of the season to those who have received the most cumulative points as follows:
|POSITION IN EACH SPLIT||PRIZE POOL|
The Pre-Season Brawl, which will take place between November 17 and December 13, has a larger prize pool to incentivize players further during the preseason.
When does Champions Queue take place?
There will be two seasons, one in Spring and Summer, held during the year. The Spring season will be from February 7 to May 23, with three splits each lasting about a month.
The Summer season will run from May 30 to September 26, and similarly be divided into three splits.
Finally, a post-Worlds Pre-Season Brawl will be held from November 17 to December 13.
You can check the leaderboards and Champions Queue prize pool here.