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SWC2021 Tournament Notice



Greetings from Com2uS!

<Summoners War World Arena Championship 2021> will begin soon!

Who will become the best Summoner of 2021?
Please read below for more information on the schedule and registration.

Summoners War Esports Official Website has been upgraded!
You can not only check the entire schedule and tournament method, but also the past SWC champions, highlights and special artworks designed exclusively for SWC (can be downloaded for free)! Make sure to visit the website via the link below.

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https://esports.summonerswar.com

※ Tournament Details
[Player Selection Criteria]
- Records of the World Arena Season 16 and 17 will count for selecting the preliminary participants.
※ Player selection will be based on individual scores for each season, not the combined scores of the World Arena season 16 and season 17.

▶ Preliminary Bracket Details
(↑ Tap the above link to be directed to the notice on the preliminary brackets.)

[Player Application Period]
- When the page opens on Jun. 15th until Jun. 28th 12am PDT
※ Please enter the game, tap the EVENT button to access the registration page.

[Tournament Schedule and Method]
■ Preliminary Participant Selection (Planned in early to mid-July)
Among the applicants, preliminary participants will be selected based on their records of the World Arena Season 16 and 17.
* The number of qualifiers of each region is different.

■ Preliminary (Planned in late July to late August)
※ Preliminary matches will be played in BO5 format for regional cup final matches, and BO3 format for other matches.
※ The detailed schedule for the preliminaries can be found on the Summoners War esports official website.

1. Europe and Americas Preliminary
- Based on the records of Season 16 and 17, 16 players will be selected as the preliminary participants regardless of the
regions.

(1) 16 players will be divided into 2 groups and play in the Round of 8.
The Round of 8 winners will advance to the Winner's Group, and 4 players who win from each group's Winner's Group will advance to the Regional Cup.


(2) The Round of 8 losers will have another chance in the Loser's Group. The players that win from the Loser's Group will play the final match with the players who lost in the Winner's Group. 4 players who win from the final match will advance to the Regional Cup.
※ The bracket of DAY 3 will be decided according to the records of DAY 1 and DAY 2.

2. Asia-Pacific Preliminary
Group A (Korea)/ Group B (SEA & Oceania)/ Group C (Others in East Asia)/ Group D (Japan)
* The number of players who will advance to the Asia-Pacific Cup from each preliminary is as follows.
* 8 players will be selected based on their season records for each region, and the players will be playing in the preliminary as follows.

(1) First, 8 players will play in the Round of 8. The Round of 8 winners will advance to the Winner's Group to fight in the final. The final winner will advance to the Regional Cup.

(2) The players who lost in the first day's match will play the second day's loser match, and the final winner of the loser match will advance to the Regional Cup.
※ The bracket of DAY 2 will be decided according to the records of DAY 1.

■ Regionals
- Americas Cup: Sep. 12th 11am PDT
- Asia-Pacific Cup: Oct. 1st 10pm PDT
- Europe Cup: Oct. 23rd 5am PDT
: Single elimination tournament
: Matches will be played as Best of Five
* For China, a separate qualification match will be held in August 7th (local time) to determine the qualifier for the World Finals.
* A separate notice will be made when the schedule and/or time chances due to local situations.

■ World Finals (Scheduled to be held in mid-November)
: A total of 8 players - 4 players from Asia-Pacific Cup/ 2 players from Europe Cup/ 2 players from Americas Cup
: Single elimination tournament
: Matches will be played as Best of Five

Detailed information regarding each regional preliminary will be notified via separate notice.

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