TwitchCon has always played host to incredible competitive gaming showcases featuring tons of the most popular streamers on Twitch. From the insanity that was the H1Z1: King of the Kill tournament back at TwitchCon 2015, to Team Shroud taking home the Doritos Bowl in 2018, these events have always been highlights of the weekend.
TwitchCon 2019 in Berlin will be no different. Today we’re happy to announce that Twitch Rivals will be bringing together the best of the best for our first live, in person Twitch Rivals event. And it’ll feature not one, but two of the most popular games on Twitch: APEX Legends and League of Legends. Oh, and a whole bunch of your favorite streamers will be coming along as well. The full list of competitors will be announced soon, but we can tell you Sacriel and Pow3rtv will be joining for APEX Legends Challenge, and Yassuo and NoWay4U_Sir will be participating in the League of Legends Showdown
If you haven’t watched a Twitch Rivals event before, this in-person debut is the perfect time to dive in. Twitch Rivals is a tournament series designed from the ground up for Twitch streamers and viewers, and we can’t wait to see all the talent on display at TwitchCon Europe.
But you won’t have to wait until TwitchCon for the action to start! The Road to TwitchCon Europe begins in just a few days on /TwitchRivals with the APEX Legends Challenge on March 26 at 12PM ET and the League of Legends Showdown on April 3 at 12PM ET.
For full schedules, a list of participants, and all the tournament details you could ask for, check out the two links below.
At TwitchCon Europe, The Apex Legends Challenge Finals will be held on Saturday, April 13 and League will take the stage on Sunday, April 14. You won’t have to be in Berlin to see it all go down. For those of you watching at home, you can watch along at twitchcon.com.
A very special thanks to Twitch Prime, who is sponsoring the Twitch Rivals Road to TwitchCon Europe. Remember - you can grab your Twitch Prime loot for both APEX Legends and League of Legends by linking your Twitch and Prime accounts HERE.
**UPDATE (March 26)**
The Road to TwitchCon Europe starts TODAY with the APEX Legends Challenge qualifiers!
96 streamers repping both the United States and Europe are ready to compete for a share of $100k and a trip to TwitchCon Europe to compete in the finals.
KingRichard’s team featuring Dizzy out of the US and mazarin1k, cucu0015, and blyyyplays out of the EU are looking like the teams to beat, but with so many incredible competitors battling it out, there’s no telling who will come out on top. Follow the link below to tune in, read up on all the competitors, and cheer on your favorites. [Link]
**UPDATE (April 3)**
The Twitch Rivals: Road to TwitchCon Europe continues TODAY withthe League of Legends Europe Showdown! Get ready for 40 players representing eight EU countries to throw down for $20,000 and an all expense paid trip to compete live in person at TwitchCon Europe for a prize pool of $75,000.
Here’s everything you need to know:
Eight All-Star teams will represent their countries in two groups. After a double round-robin the top two teams from each group will advance to the Country Showdown at TwitchCon Europe. Will one of the big names like Solary or Wickd be the teams to beat? Tune in to find out!
It all kicks off TODAY Wednesday, April 3 at 9am PT on /twitchrivals. So head over and hit the follow button so you won’t miss a moment of the action on the Rift. You can also check out all the teams and rosters and all the tournament info.
**UPDATE (April 8)**
The Twitch Rivals: Road to TwitchCon is nearly over and we’re just about ready for the final rounds to kick off at TwitchCon Europe in Berlin.
Today, we’re excited to announce the competitors who will be making the trip to TwitchCon and battling it out in the APEX Legends Showdown and League of Legends Country and All-Star Showdowns. Read on below for tournament format information and links to complete competitor lists:
The APEX Legends event consists of two (2) live qualifier events and the Grand Finals event, and takes place in the Twitch Rivals Theater at TCEU. Each qualifier will feature 20 teams from which the top 6 advance to the Grand Finals. 12 teams total will advance from the qualifiers. The Grand Finals will feature 20 teams: 12x teams qualified live from TwitchCon, 2x teams qualified from the Road to TwitchCon Europe online qualifier and 6x directly invited teams.
6 teams from Qualifier 1 and 6 teams from Qualifier 2 will join the direct invites at 6PM CET for the Grand Final.
League of Legends
The League of Legends event consists of two separate events: Country Showdown and the All-Star Showdown. The Country Showdown is a single-elimination & best-of-3 bracket, consisting of the top 4 teams that qualified from the Road to TwitchCon Europe online qualifiers. The All-Star Showdown is a best-of-3 showmatch between North America and Europe, featuring teams comprised of streamers from those regions.