The 2019 season of the Clash Royale League (CRL) is heading to an epic culmination with the CRL World Finals at the Shrine Auditorium and Expo Hall in Los Angeles on Dec. 7. Six of the top Clash Royale teams from around the world will battle it out for their share of the $400,000 prize pool.
Here’s everything you need to know about the event.
The tournament will be streamed on the official Clash Royale Esports YouTube channel starting at 2pm CT. It’ll be broadcasted in English, Portuguese, and Spanish.
- English casters: Rich Slaton and Andrew Ghai
- Portuguese casters: “Bruno Clash” and “Decow”
- Spanish casters: Manu “KManuS88” Godoy and Victor “Kojisan” Behm
- Hosts: Rachel “Seltzer” Quirico and Kelly Link
The top two teams from the CRL Asia, West, and China regions have qualified for the World Finals.
- SK Gaming (West)
- Team Liquid (West)
- W.EDGM (China)
- Nova Esports (China)
- FAV Gaming (Asia)
- OGN Entus (Asia)
Format and bracket
All of the teams played a seeding tournament on Dec. 3 to determine the seeds for the World Finals. Based on the results of this tournament, SK Gaming and FAV Gaming have directly made it into the semifinals.
All matches will be best-of-three, except for the grand finals, which will be a best-of-five.
Other than the bragging rights of being the 2019 world champions, the teams will be battling for a share of the $400,000 prize pool.
Here’s how that money will be distributed:
- First place: $150,000
- Second place: $100,000
- Third and fourth place: $50,000
- Fifth and sixth place: $25,000