The biggest e-sports tournament begins this weekend in NYC which has a prize pool of $30 million. The best players from across the globe have reached Arthur Ashe Stadium in New York City, that seats about 23,000 people.
Players like Tyler “Ninja” Blevins and Turner “Tfue” Tenney, who are uncrowned champions of the game are also participating in the First ever Fornite World Cup. The tournament is getting live streamed and if you plan to watch it, here are the options available for you:
The tournament will be spread on three days and the World Cup starts on Saturday at 12:30 PM EST. It will all begin with a Pre-Show that will lead directly into the Finals. There will be a total of eight teams, consisting of four players each, that will “fight” for the grand prize. The favorites are likely Ninja and Marshmello but there are also familiar faces like Tfue, RL Grime, Alison Wonderland, and budding Fortnite star Ewok.
Many players had to go through a tough tournament to qualify for the World Cup and Friday will see the competition among Creative and celebrities. Friday promises the prize money of $3 million. On Saturday, duos fight to win the crown that will be held between 1 PM and 4 PM EST – the winners will be crowned during the ceremony that will be held at 4:45 PM EST.
Solo tournament will be held on Sunday that will have the biggest prize pool. Again, the competition will take place between 1 PM and 4 PM EST while the World Champion will be crowned at 4:45 pm EST.