Riot Games announces the first global tournament of TFT with a $200.000 prize pool – The Teamfight Tactics: Galaxies Championship.
Riot Games has created its first Global Tournament of Teamfight Tactics in order to showcase the highest level of play. The Championship will be accessible from all regions, and the contenders will be able to join both from the in-game ladder and online tournaments.
“We want to reward all of the players who dedicate their time to mastering Teamfight Tactics and provide a goal that exists beyond reaching the top of the ladder” said Riot Games in their announcement.
The Teamfight Tactics: Galaxies Championship will take place at the end of the Galaxies set. The Championship will consist of sixteen players from all regions around the world.
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Riot, starting at the beginning of May, will give points to players on the NA ladder based on their rankings. At the end of July, the Top 10 earners will earn a seat in the NA Final. The NA Final will take place in mid-August. Riot Games also announced that they will organize several online tournaments that will offer two additional seats.
Riot Games said: “In addition, we’re going to take steps to create more opportunities for top TFT players and grow the broader competitive ecosystem”.
Besides TFT: Galaxies Championship, Riot will be releasing the Community Competition Guidelines. Furthermore, this means that organizers will have the opportunity to create high stakes competitive play.