Wild Rift Japan Cup 2021 is the official regional Championship of the popular MOBA and strategy game LOL: Wild Rift scheduled to take place from 11th September to 26th September 2021. The tournament is conducted by Riot Games in collaboration with X-moment, the official tournament organizer. The winner of the tournament will get a chance to represent their region at the Wild Rift World Championship happening later this year.
Wild Rift Japan Cup 2021: Team allotment
A total of eight slots have been allocated for the finals. All 8 teams are selected through the monthly Championship and Last Chance Qualifiers.
- FIRST Gaming
- Killer Gaming
- DetonatioN Gaming
- Unsold Stuff Gaming
- Sengoku Gaming
Wild Rift Japan Cup 2021 prize pool
A total of 6.5 Million Yen has been announced as the grand prize pool for the Wild Rift. The prize money for each team according to their standings is given below.
- 1st place – ¥4,000,000 ($36,329)
- 2nd place – ¥1,000,000 ($9,082)
- 3rd – 4thplace – ¥500,000 ($4,541)
- 5th – 8th place – ¥250,000 ($2,271).
Wild Rift Japan 2021 schedule
The schedule for the entire cup till the Grand Finals is given below
- July Monthly Qualifiers – 4th July to 11th July
- August Monthly Qualifiers – 8th August to 15th August
- Last Chance Qualifiers – 21 August to 29 August
- Grand Finals – 11th September to 26th September
Wild Rift Japan 2021 tournament format
- All 8 qualified teams will be split into two groups
- Each group will play against the other in a single round-robin format.
- All the matches will take place in the Best of Three-game format.
- All the matches will be held in a knockout style format (Elimination on defeat).
- The Semi-Finals will take place in the Best of Three-game format
- The Grand-Finals will take place in the Best of Five-game format
Where to watch Wild Rift Japan Cup 2021
The Entire Wild Rift Japan Cup 2021, including the monthly Championship, Last Chance Qualifiers and the Grand Finals will be streamed on the Official Riot Games JP2 channel. All the matches will be broadcasted in the Japanese language.