ELEAGUE Cup 2018: Rocket League
The general information
The championship will take place in Atlanta from November 30 to December 2. ELEAGUE Arena will be a venue for the event. Eight invited teams will take part in the tournament.
The prize pool of ELEAGUE Cup 2018: Rocket League will amount $150,000. Teams to leave the competition first will receive consolation prizes in the sum of $3,000. Teams, which stay longer and place 5th-6th, will earn $4,000. Teams to advance to the playoffs and and to hold the 3rd-4th place will earn $12,000. The vice-champion of the tournament will receive $30,000, while the main prize, which will be grabbed by the champion of the tournament, will amount $70,000.
The participants of the tournament
All teams were invited directly and didn't pass qualifiers. Teams were gathered from all over the world: there are the representatives of Australia, North America, French and other countries. Chiefs eSports Club, Cloud9, Dignitas, Evil Geniuses, FlipSid3 Tactics, NRG eSports, PSG eSport, and We Dem Girlz will take part in the distribution of the prize pool
All participants will be divided into two groups with four teams in each one. The teams will play in a Double Elimination bracket in each of them. The winner of the upper and lower bracket will advance to the playoffs, which matches will be hosted in a Single Elimination bracket. All matches of the tournament will be run in a bo7 format.
The coverage of the tournament
The championship will be covered on three official of the organization ELEAGUE and Rocket Baguette. It's worth to notice in a special way that Alex “Machine” Richardson will be the main host who is famous for his achievements on the CS:GO scene.