The Season 8 Rocket League World Championship 2019 takes place on the 13th-15th December, in Madrid, as 12 teams fight to be the best in Rocket League Esports.
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Dates & Venue
The event takes place on the 13th-15th December at Palacio Vistalegre Arena in Madrid, Spain.
- 13th-14th December: Group Stage
- 15th December: Playoffs
Tickets have gone on sale and can be obtained here. There are two types of seats:
- Floor Seating - €45 (plus applicable fees and taxes)
- Grandstand Seating - €35 (plus applicable fees and taxes)
The World Championships will be streamed on Twitch, YouTube and Twitter in various languages:
Overall, there is $529,500 in prizes to be distributed between the 12 teams at the World Championship.
The breakdown is as follows:
- 1st - $200,000
- 2nd - $120,000
- 3rd-4th - $40,000
- 5th-6th - $24,750
- 7th-8th - $16,000
- 9th-12th - $12,000
The MVP, determined by a panel of RLCS Analysts and administrators, will also receive an additional $5,000.
Teams & Rosters
Here are the teams set to compete in the World Championship, including the rosters ('S' represents a substitute and 'C' represents a coach):
- Team Reciprocity - Ferra, Chausette45, fruity, Neqzo (S), yumi_cheeseman (C)
- Renault Vitality - Fairy Peak, Scrub Killa, Kaydop, Jessie (S), Gregan (C)
- Veloce Esports - FlamE, FreaKii, Kassio, yumi_cheeseman (C)
- Dignitas - ViolentPanda, Yukeo, AztraL, JZR (S), Virge (C)
- NRG Esports - GarrettG, jstn, Turbopolsa, Moses (S), Sizz (C)
- Pittsburgh Knights - ExplosiveGyro, retals, mist, Mala (S), Moopy (C)
- Spacestation Gaming - Sypical, AxB, Arsenal, Chrome (C)
- eUnited - hockser, Roll Dizz, ayjacks, fire (S)
- Renegades - Torsos, Kamii, Siki, Yeatzy (S)
- Canberra Havoc - Walcott, Le Duck, SPYDOGE, Riv (S)
- The Three Sins - matix, math, valt, Jato (C)
- Lowkey Esports - caard, tander, CaioTG1, Firewall154 (S), Kairos (C)
Here is the format for the Season 8 World Championships:
- The Group stage takes place over a period of two days, from the 13th-14th December.
- Teams are split into two groups of six in a double-elimination bracket.
- All matches in the group stages are a best of five.
- The top three teams to the Playoffs, with the winner of each group receiving a bye into the Semi-finals.
- The final day playoffs, which takes place on the 15th December, is a single-elimination bracket.
- All matches in the playoffs are a best of seven.
Day 1 (13th December)
- Veloce Esports vs Lowkey Esports (Group A, Quarter-Final 1)
- eUnited vs Renegades (Group A, Quarter-Final 2)
- Spacestation Gaming vs Canberra Havoc (Group B, Quarter-Final 1)
- Dignitas vs The Three Sins (Group B, Quarter-Final 2)
- NRG Esports vs TBD (Group A, Semi-Final 1)
- Renault Vitality vs TBD (Group A, Semi-Final 2)
- Team Reciprocity vs TBD (Group B, Semi-Final 1)
- Pittsburgh Knights (Group B, Semi-Final 2)
Day 2 (14th December)
- TBD vs TBD (Group A, Winners Final)
- TBD vs TBD (Group B, Winners Final)
- TBD vs TBD (Group A, Losers Semi-Final 1)
- TBD vs TBD (Group A, Losers Semi-Final 2)
- TBD vs TBD (Group B, Losers Semi-Final 1)
- TBD vs TBD (Group B, Losers Semi-Final 2)
- TBD vs TBD (Group A, Losers Final)
- TBD vs TBD (Group B, Losers Final)
Day 3 (15th December)
- TBD vs TBD (Playoffs, Quarter-Final 1)
- TBD vs TBD (Playoffs, Quarter-Final 2)
- TBD vs TBD (Playoffs, Semi-Final 1)
- TBD vs TBD (Playoffs, Semi-Final 2)
- TBD vs TBD (Grand Final)
The full bracket can be found here.
Written ByChris Trout@TheTrout91
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