Quake World Championships Announced, Competitors Could Win 1 Million Dollars; New Details on How to Qualify Listed

Bethesda has announced a new eSports tournament for their upcoming frantic shooter, Quake Champions.

Being titled as the Quake  World Championship players all around the world will compete in a vicious tournament in the high hopes of winning the $1 million prize pool. The event will take place at this year’s QuakeCon in Dallas, Texas.

Bethesda has taken to their website to detail how players could qualify for the tournament, in addition, some new details about the upcoming tournament’s schedule.

Check it out in full down below:

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Online Qualifiers for Duel Competitors

The top 32 Duelers from each region qualify for Regionals, to be played online.

  • Duel Qualifier #1 o EU: June 29, July 2 o NA: June 30, July 2
  • Duel Qualifier #2 o EU: July 6, July 9 o NA: July 7, July 9
  • Duel Qualifier #3 o EU: July 13, July 17 o NA: July 14, July 16
  • Duel Qualifier #4 o EU: July 20, July 23 o NA: July 21, July 23

Online Qualifiers for 4v4 Sacrifice

The top 8 Sacrifice teams from each region qualify for Regionals, to be played online.

  • Sacrifice Qualifier #1 o EU: July 1-2 o NA: July 15-16
  • Sacrifice Qualifier #2 o EU: July 8-9 o NA: July 22-23

Regional Finals, Duel and Sacrifice

The top 12 Duelers and the top 4 Sacrifice teams from each region qualify for the QuakeCon finals.

  • EU Regionals (Leicester, UK): August 5-6
  • NA Regionals (Burbank, CA): August 5-6

QuakeCon Finals (Dallas, Texas)

The top 24 Duelers who qualified online and 8 Duelers who qualified at QuakeCon (BYOC) will make up the top 32 players in the world to compete in the QuakeCon Finals.

The top 8 Sacrifice teams in the world will compete in the QuakeCon Finals.

  • BYOC Duel Qualifying Tournament: August 24
  • Finals: August 24-26

If you plan on taking part in the Quake World Championships, make sure you register now and start practicing in the Closed Beta if you haven’t already!