Updated (September 27): Added results
Which is the strongest Wild Rift team in the Land of the Rising Sun right now?
The Wild Rift Japan Cup will bring together the best mobile MOBA players on one stage to determine the country’s representatives for the upcoming Wild Rift World Championship.
What is the Wild Rift Japan Cup 2021?
The Wild Rift Japan Cup 2021 is a regional qualifier that will determine the team that will advance to this year’s League of Legends: Wild Rift World Championship.
Wild Rift Japan Cup 2021 schedule and results
The main competition will run from September 11 to September 26.
Before that, Japan Cup will run its July, August, and Last Chance stages.
|Killer Gaming||2 — 1||SCARZ|
|elDiveGaming||2 — 0||FIRST Gaming|
|Killer Gaming||0 — 2||elDiveGaming|
|Donuts USG||0 — 2||Sengoku Gaming|
|Naminori Boost||0 — 2||DetonatioN Gaming|
|Donuts USG||2 — 0||Naminori Boost|
|SCARZ||2 — 0||FIRST Gaming|
|SCARZ||1 — 2||elDiveGaming|
|Killer Gaming||2 — 0||FIRST Gaming|
|Sengoku Gaming||2 — 0||DetonatioN Gaming|
|Sengoku Gaming||2 — 0||Naminori Boost|
|Donuts USG||2 — 0||DetonatioN Gaming|
|elDiveGaming||0 — 2||Donuts USG|
|Sengoku Gaming||2 — 0||Killer Gaming|
|Donuts USG||1 — 3||Sengoku Gaming|
Format of the Wild Rift Japan Cup 2021
The Japan Cup 2021 will feature two stages, the Group Stage and the Knockout Stage.
The Group Stage will be held in a single round-robin format, with all matches played in best-of-threes.
The competition will get tougher at the Knockout Stage, which will be played in a single-elimination format.
All Semifinal matches will be best-of-threes, while the Grand Final will be played in a best-of-five.
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Every team competing in the Wild Rift Japan Cup 2021
Winning teams from the stages will automatically be qualified to compete at the Japan Cup’s main event.
Two teams will qualify from the July and August stage, and the remaining four teams will enter through the Last Chance stage.
Here are the qualified teams for the Japan Cup main event:
- Killer Gaming
- Donuts USG
- Sengoku Gaming
- Naminori Boost
- FIRST Gaming
- DetonatioN Gaming
Wild Rift Japan Cup 2021 prize pool
This Japan-based Wild Rift tournament will offer a US$60,000 prize pool.
The winning team will get the lion’s share of US$36,000, and will advance to the Wild Rift World Championship to represent the Japanese region.
Where to watch the Wild Rift Japan Cup 2021?
You can watch the Japan Cup 2021 at Riot Games Japan’s official Twitch channels.
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