Honor of Kings World Champion Cup 2020
Shanghai VSPN KPL E-Sports Studio
Shanghai VSPN KPL E-Sports Studio
Beijing Cadillac Center
Single Round Robin
Single Elimination Bracket
(≃ $4,533,660 USD)
The 2020 Honor of Kings World Champion Cup is a World championship event for Honor of Kings, organized by Tencent and VSPN. The tournament will take place in China across Shanghai and Bejing. Due to the lockdown, The tournament only consists of players who have been staying in China before the lockdown.
Therefore, there are many changes about the roster of participating teams from KPLGT, which were including foreign players during the KPLGT tournament. Ghost Owl Gaming has loaned XiaoHui from Hero JiuJing, because Mts was still in the United States of America and couldn't travel abroad. ROX Gaming has loaned Anya and ww from LGD Goose, as Fey and PenGuin couldn't travel abroad from South Korea.
- Group Stage - July 15th - July 26th, 2020 in Shanghai VSPN KPL E-Sports Studio
- All twelve teams are divided into two groups where they play in a Single Round Robin format, KPL Champion: Turnso Gaming and KPLGT Champion: Ghost Owl Gaming will be separated into 2 groups
- Top four teams in each group advance to the Playoffs Stage
- Bottom two teams in each group is eliminated
- All matches are played in a Bo3 with Global Ban-Pick
- Playoffs - July 30th - August 16th, 2020, Quarters-Semis in Shanghai VSPN KPL E-Sports Studio, Grand Final in Beijing, Cadillac Center
- Single-elimination Bracket
- All matches are played in a Bo7 with Global Ban-Pick with
In Honor of Kings Pro League: Fall 2018, the playoffs round has set the new rules for drafting and using heroes, which is called Global Ban-Pick (also use in AOV Tournament, started in AOG Spring 2019). But their is a special rules which is not same as AOV tournament in the Game 7, called Ultimate Battle.
- The Ultimate battle will start if there is a tied series in Game 6 after the crystal has been destroyed (3:3).
- After the crystal been destroyed, the referee will allow the coach, analyst or the other staffs in each team to draft the heroes in Game 7 for 3 minutes. After the time is out, the coach must submit the hero lineups and challenger spells to the referee, and then coach must leave the stage. There will be a penalty if the players don't use the same heroes and challenger spells as the coach submit.
- The time will be start counting when the coach come to the stage, and the referee will give a signal for the countdown at 1 minute, 30 seconds, and 10 seconds.
- Each team's hero lineups will not be visible for the opponent team.
The initial prize pool of the tournament is ¥16,000,000 CNY.
Sales of KCC 2020 will be crowdfunded for the tournament prize pool - Maximum of ¥16,000,000 CNY as such, the sales reached maximum crowdfunding limit. Thus the total prize pool of the tournament is ¥32,000,000 CNY
The sales of this year is Li Xin - Gods and Demons
Group Stage Draw
- June 28th, 2020, after Phase 2 Qualifier concluded.
- Each Draw pool are emptied before the draw proceed into next pool
|Group Stage Draw|
|Group A||Group B|
|Champion Draw 1: Turnso Gaming||Champion Draw 2: Ghost Owl Gaming|
|Draw 3: eStar Pro||Draw 4: Dynamite Gaming|
|Draw 5: AG Super Play||Draw 6: ViCi Gaming|
|Draw 7: Team WE||Draw 8: Esports of Macau China|
|Draw 9: QG Happy||Draw 10: Mighty Tiger Gaming|
|Draw 11: ROX Gaming||Draw 12: TTG X-Quest|
|KPL Spring Champion||2020-03-18 – 2020-06-13||1||Turnso Gaming|
|KPLGT Spring Champion||2020-03-12 – 2020-05-18||1||Ghost Owl Gaming|
|KPL Champion Cup Points||2020-03-18 – 2020-06-13||2||AG Super Play|
|KPLGT Champion Cup Points||2020-03-12 – 2020-05-18||2||Mighty Tiger Gaming|
|Phase 1 Qualifier||2020-06-22 – 2020-06-23||2||Esports of Macau China|
|Phase 1 Qualifier||2020-06-22 – 2020-06-23||2||ROX Gaming|
|Phase 1 Qualifier||2020-06-22 – 2020-06-23||2||Dynamite Gaming|
|Phase 1 Qualifier||2020-06-22 – 2020-06-23||2||TTG X-Quest|
|Phase 2 Qualifier||2020-06-25 – 2020-06-28||2||Team WE|
|Phase 2 Qualifier||2020-06-25 – 2020-06-28||2||ViCi Gaming|
|Phase 2 Qualifier||2020-06-25 – 2020-06-28||2||QG Happy|
|Phase 2 Qualifier||2020-06-25 – 2020-06-28||2||eStar Pro|
|Anya||Fey||Due to the epidemic of COVID-19, 2 Korean players from ROX Gaming cannot travel abroad.|
|ww||Penguin||Due to the epidemic of COVID-19, 2 Korean players from ROX Gaming cannot travel abroad.|
|XiaoHui||Mts||Due to the epidemic of COVID-19, Mts cannot travel abroad.|
|#||Country / Region||Representation||Players|
|1||China||81 / 84 (96%)||1dao, 556, 6.6, 762, 770, Adou, Alan, Anya, Best (Chinese Player), C, COLA, Cat (Chinese Player), ChenYu, ChuXin, Dragon, Evil, Flower, Fly, GGBOND, Giao, HuaHai, Hurt, Ice, JiuCheng, JiuLong, Qinian, Kenshin, Link, MM, Mc, MengShen, Mf, Mojo, Moran, Msir, Ninetails, NoFear (Chinese Player), NuanYang, NuoYan, ORANGE, QC, QF, QINGLANG, QY, QianShi, QingL, QingQ, Qy, Rabbit, RanRan, S686, Seven (Chinese Player), ShanGuang, sheepHui, ShenRen, ShiJiu, Shisan, Smile, Snow, Song, TIGER, TaiZ, WenXu, WuMing, Wumian, Wuxin, Ww, XiangJun, XiaoA, XiaoXin, XiaoYing, Xiaoqi, XingY, Xy, YQ, YZ, Yilian, Yinuo, Yitong, Yu, ZuiChu|
|2||Hong Kong||1 / 84 (1%)||Dat|
|2||Macau||1 / 84 (1%)||AOLIN|
|2||Malaysia||1 / 84 (1%)||Dan|
- Dynamite Gaming in KCC 2020 2020-07-07 |
- ROX Gaming in KCC 2020 2020-07-05 |
- Esports of Macao China in KCC 2020 2020-07-04 |
- TT.Gaming X-Quest in KCC 2020 2020-07-02 |
- Mighty Tiger Gaming in KCC 2020 2020-06-30 |
- All Gamers in KCC 2020 2020-06-29 |
- 2020-07-12 | 2020 Honor of Kings World Champion Cup Promo by Tencent Games
- 2020-07-17 | Evolve (2020 Honor of Kings World Champion Cup Theme Song) by KI:Thoery