The biggest mobile MOBA event of the year is almost here — we’re talking about the League of Legends: Wild Rift Horizon Cup 2021!
Here’s everything you need to know about this Riot Games world championship tournament including its participating teams, schedule, prize pool, format, and where to watch.
What is Wild Rift Horizon Cup 2021?
The League of Legends: Wild Rift Horizon Cup is the crowning event of the mobile MOBA title’s esports scene. It is Wild Rift’s world championship, featuring teams from the regional qualifiers of Southeast Asia, China, Europe, North America, Korea, Japan, LATAM, and Brazil regions.
The world championship tournament will offer the biggest prize pool in Wild Rift esports history.
Wild Rift Horizon Cup 2021 schedule and results
As for the Horizon Cup’s schedule, the tournament will take place from November 13 to 21 at the Suntec Singapore Convention and Exhibition Centre.
Here is an overview of the Wild Rift Horizon Cup schedule:
- Group Stage: November 13 to 17
- Quarterfinals: November 19
- Semifinals: November 20
- Finals: November 21
Here is the full Wild Rift Horizon Cup 2021 schedule.
(All dates and times are in GMT, GMT+8, and PST.)
Wild Rift Horizon Cup 2021 Knockout Stage schedule and results
November 19 (Quarterfinals)
|Team Secret||3 — 0||SBTC Esports|
|Rolster Y||3 — 0||Sengoku Gaming|
November 20 (Semifinals)
|Da Kun Gaming||3 — 1||Team Secret|
|ThunderTalk Gaming||3 — 2||Rolster Y|
November 21 (Finals)
|Da Kun Gaming||4 — 2||ThunderTalk Gaming|
Wild Rift Horizon Cup 2021 Group Stage schedule and results
|GROUP A||GROUP B|
|Da Kun Gaming (4-0)||ThunderTalk Gaming (4-0)|
|Rolster Y (3-1)||Team Secret (3-1)|
|SBTC Esports (2-2)||Sengoku Gaming (2-2)|
|Da Kun Gaming||2 — 0||SBTC Esports|
|eBRO Gaming||0 — 2||Team Queso|
|Team Secret||1 — 2||ThunderTalk Gaming|
|TSM||2 — 1||Tribe Gaming|
|Rolster Y||2 — 0||SBTC Esports|
|Da Kun Gaming||2 — 0||TSM|
|Team Secret||2 — 0||eBRO Gaming|
|Sengoku Gaming||1 — 2||ThunderTalk Gaming|
|eBRO Gaming||1 — 2||Sengoku Gaming|
|Team Queso||0 — 2||Team Secret|
|TSM||1 — 2||Rolster Y|
|Tribe Gaming||0 — 2||Da Kun Gaming|
|ThunderTalk Gaming||2 — 0||Team Queso|
|Rolster Y||1 — 2||Da Kun Gaming|
|Sengoku Gaming||0 — 2||Team Secret|
|SBTC Esports||2 — 1||Tribe Gaming|
|Team Queso||0 — 2||Sengoku Gaming|
|ThunderTalk Gaming||2 — 0||eBRO Gaming|
|SBTC Esports||2 — 0||TSM|
|Tribe Gaming||0 — 2||Rolster Y|
Format of the Wild Rift Horizon Cup 2021
The format of the Wild Rift World Championship involves two stages, the Group Stage and Knockout Stage.
Group Stage format
10 teams will be split into two groups of five, and compete in a single best-of-three round robin.
The top three teams of each group will advance to the Knockout Stage. The first seed team will also receive a round one bye.
|GROUP A||GROUP B|
|Da Kun Gaming||eBRO Gaming|
|Rolster Y||Sengoku Gaming|
|SBTC Esports||Team Queso|
|Tribe Gaming||Team Secret|
Knockout Stage format
The playoffs is structured in a single elimination format. Quarterfinals and semifinals matches will be played in a best-of-five, while the grand final will be a best-of-seven.
Every team competing in the Wild Rift Horizon Cup 2021
The Wild Rift Horizon Cup 2021 world championship tournament will feature a total of ten teams according to Wild Rift Competitive’s Twitter account:
|2||China||LPL Qualifier, Spark Invitational|
|2||Southeast Asia||SEA Championship|
|1||North America||Summoner Series|
|1||Korea||Wild Rift Champions Korea|
|1||LATAM||Lolcito Salvaje Abierto|
The winning teams from the abovementioned tournaments will automatically qualify for Wild Rift Horizon Cup 2021.
Here are the qualified teams for Wild Rift world championship:
|China||Da Kun Gaming|
|Southeast Asia||SBTC Esports|
|North America||Tribe Gaming NA|
Wild Rift Horizon Cup 2021 prize pool
The prize pool for the Wild Rift world championship tournament is US$500,000. The winning team will go home with the lion’s share of the world championship’s prize pool.
Where to watch the Wild Rift Horizon Cup 2021 world championship?
The tournament will be broadcasted on Wild Rift Esports’ Twitch channel. Check out the table below for localized livestreams.