King of the Storm - Season 1

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[e][h]King of the Storm - Season 1
King of the Storm Logo.jpg
League Information
Organizer:
Server:
Europe Europe
Type:
Online
Prize pool:
€ 5000 EUR
(≃ $5 295 USD)
Start Date:
2017-03-16
End Date:
2017-04-09
Liquipedia Tier:
Links
Winners
Gold.png Team expert logo std.png
Silver.png Fnaticlogo std.png
Bronze.png Begeniusesclogo std.png
Copper.png Synergy logo std.png
Teams
Number of Teams:
8

Overview[edit]

King of the Storm™ (“KotS”) is a broadcasted European eSport CUP with 5000€ in cash prizes. For four weeks there will be an open to all qualifier on Battlefy.com Every qualifier will be broadcast from the semifinals and on.

The 8 best teams from the qualifiers will compete in a play-off final to win the title "Kings of the Storm" and 5000€ prize pool. Quarter finals, Semi finals and Grand final will be broadcast live 8-9th of April.

KotS will offer a unique opportunity to watch Heroes of the Storm. 40% of the broadcast will be devoted to “extra content” like:
-Pre-recorded material
-Edutainment content
-Section with hosts with guests

The purpose of King of the Storm is to establish a grass root foundation for a broader group of gamers to attract them to play in organized leagues. The hope is that gamers with competitive aspirations can achieve a moment of glory, and potentially become recognized as an eSports professional. King of the Storm will give both elite and up-and-comer talents a chance in the “TV spotlight” during the 4-5 hour live broadcast every week.

Broadcast talent[edit]

Format[edit]

Prize Pool[edit]

5,000 EUR (~5,295.75 USD) is spread among the teams as seen below:

Place $ USD €  EUR Team
Gold.png 1st $3,177.45 € 3,000 Team expert logo std.png Team expert
Silver.png 2nd $1,588.725 € 1,500 Fnaticlogo std.png Fnatic
Bronze.png 3rd $529.575 € 500 Begeniusesclogo std.png BeGenius ESC
Copper.png 4th - - Synergy logo std.png Synergy
5th-8th - - Hotslogo std.png Casual Dreamers
Hotslogo std.png Leftovers
Hotslogo std.png MÅÅ
AE InSecurelogo std.png AE InSecure

Participating Teams[edit]

Finals[edit]


Bracket[edit]

Quarterfinals
Team expert logo std.png Team expert
2
Hotslogo std.png Casual Dreamers
0
Hotslogo std.png Leftovers
0
Begeniusesclogo std.png BeGenius ESC
2
Synergy logo std.png Synergy
2
Hotslogo std.png Måå
1
AE InSecurelogo std.png AE InSecure
0
Fnaticlogo std.png Fnatic
2
Semifinals
Team expert logo std.png Team expert
2
Begeniusesclogo std.png BeGenius ESC
0
Synergy logo std.png Synergy
0
Fnaticlogo std.png Fnatic
2
Finals
Team expert logo std.png Team expert
3
Fnaticlogo std.png Fnatic
1
3rd Place Match
Begeniusesclogo std.png BeGenius ESC
3
Synergy logo std.png Synergy
0


Sponsors[edit]

Plantronics[edit]

Plantronics is a global leader in audio communications for businesses and consumers. We have pioneered new trends in audio technology, creating innovative products that allow people to simply communicate. From unified communication to Bluetooth® headsets to gaming solutions, we deliver uncompromising quality, an ideal experience, and extraordinary service. Plantronics is used by every company in the Fortune 100™, as well as 911 dispatch, air traffic control and various mission critical applications for those on the frontline.

HyperX[edit]

HyperX is the high-performance product division of Kingston Technology, the independent world leader in memory products. The HyperX product line includes high-speed DDR4 and DDR3 memory, SSDs, USB Flash drives, gaming headsets, gaming keyboards and mouse pads. Designed to meet the needs of gamers, over clockers and enthusiasts, HyperX is known throughout the world for quality, performance and innovation. HyperX is committed to eSports as it sponsors over 30 teams globally and is the main sponsor of Intel Extreme Masters and ELEAGUE.

Electronic Sports Entertainment Nordic[edit]

ESEN Studio was founded as a media and broadcasting company that focuses in esports and gaming content. ESEN Studio is producing one the largest broadcasted esport tournaments in the world “King of Nordic” and has made over 100 LIVE broadcasts. As a professional production studio, ESEN Studio aims to forge long-lasting, beneficial relationships with all of our partners.

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Streams[edit]

References[edit]