Bad Panda announced a Rocket League tournament

Bad Panda together with League of Rockets has announced a new Rocket League tournament with the prize pool in the sum of $5,000.

Organizers have informed about this on the official website of the tournament and their Twitter account.

The championship will carry the name The 2017 World Cup. 16 teams from various parts of the world will take part in the international tournament.

Two participants are known at the moment: Team Finland and Team England.

Such players as Joni «JHZER» Humaloja, Joonas «Mognus» Salo and Otto «Metsanauris» Kaipiainen will play for Team Finland.

JHZER is a member of the team Leaf eSports EU now and Mognus and Metsanauris represent the colors of Team Element.

The following cyber-sportsmen will represent England: Davi «Deevo» Morrow, Ryan «Doomsee» Graham and Dan «Bluey» Bluett.

Deevo is one of Northern Gaming’s players, who have recently won the largest Rocket League tournament — Rocket League Championship Series Season 3 Finals. Doomsee and Bluey play for Team Infused at the moment.

During the next two weeks, organizers will announce teams one by one, which will take part in the upcoming event.

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