Riot revealed League of Legends: Wild Rift The EMEA Championship (WREC) is the official regional tournament. It features open qualifiers leading up to the grand final in Barcelona, where teams will battle for a share of the 300,000 Euros (about $336,000) prize pool and two entry spots. Global Championship Icons, which will be the first world championship for the MOBA title later this summer.
WREC has been divided into three regions: Europe, Turkey and the CIS. All of these regions will have separate open qualifiers. While MENA does not have a separate region, teams from there will be assigned by Riot to a specific sub-region. Registration is now open on Official website. These are the areas.
Here’s everything you need to know about Wild Rift EMEA Championship.
There are three phases in WREC. While the exact schedule has yet to be revealed, Riot has announced the months in which the various phases will take place.
- Open Qualifier: February
- Last Chance Qualifier: March
- Finals: May
There will be a separate open qualifier in each region and up to 256 teams can register. Teams will compete in a doubles knockout format with each match being the top three.
Winners from each region will advance to the grand finals. The teams placed second to fourth will win a spot in the LCQ.
Just like the open qualifiers, the LCQ will be played separately in each region. It will feature 128 teams, who will fight in a Swiss framework for a place in the knockout round.
The LCQ knockout will feature eight teams.
- Three words from the open qualifiers
- Three from major third-party tournaments
- Two words LCQ
The knockout stage will be played in a knockout format with the winner of each region advancing to the grand final.
The WREC Finals will take place in Barcelona as an offline event. It will feature two teams from each region for a total of six teams. They will compete in the group stage and knockout stage to decide the regional champion.
Also, the two finalists will advance Wild Rift Icons global championship, will take place in Europe this summer.
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