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2021 Honor of Kings World Champion Cup

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[e][h]Honor of Kings World Champion Cup 2021
League Information
Series:
Organizers:
Tencent Games
VSPN
Game version:
Honor of Kings
Type:
Offline
Location:
China Chongqing
China Shanghai
China Beijing
Venue:
Group Stage:
QGhappy Sunac Esports Center

Quarter-Finals & Semi-Finals:
VSPN KPL Esports Studio
Grand Finals:
National Olympic Sports Center
Format:
Group Stage:
Single Round Robin
Knockout Stage:
Single Elimination Bracket
Prize Pool:
¥50,000,000 CNY
(≃ $7,725,821 USD)
Start Date:
2021-07-28
End Date:
2021-08-28
Liquipedia Tier:
Links
Teams
Number of teams:
12
Chronology


The 2021 Honor of Kings World Champion Cup is the sixth Honor of Kings Champion Cup series tournament since the tournament has taken place in 2016, organized by Tencent and VSPN. On January 23rd, 2021, Tencent's road map has revealed that the prize pool of 2021 Honor of Kings World Champion Cup will be risen up from ¥ 32,000,000 CNY to ¥ 50,000,000 CNY.

On May 20th, 2021, from Beijing Esports conference, it has revealed that Grand Final match will be taken place on August 28th, 2021 in China Beijing at National Olympic Sports Center where the 11th Asian Games was held in 1990.[1]

As of June 16th, 2021, from the Tencent Conference, Honor of Kings World Champion Cup 2021 will be held through 6 cities: including China Shanghai, China Nanjing, China Chongqing, China Qingdao, China Wuhan and China Beijing.

Due to the new epidemic of COVID-19 in China, the official has announced that from the first week of the Group Stage in China Nanjing will be moved to China Chongqing.[2] As of August 2nd, 2021, the official has announced the new statement for the second week of Group Stage in China Chongqing that will go on without the audience. While the Quarterfinals and Semifinals, which will be normally taken place in China Qingdao and China Wuhan, will move to Online Format. The announcement has not include the Grand Finals, which will be taken place in China Beijing.[3]

On August 28th 2021, Arena of Valor and Honor of Kings announced esports convergence by merging both scenes together, with the AWC 2022 will be shared as one single world championship for both games. As a result, this will be the last edition of the Honor of Kings World Champion Cup.

About[edit]

Format[edit]

  • Group Stage
    Week 1: July 28th - August 1st, 2021
    Week 2: August 4th - 8th, 2021 in China Chongqing, QGhappy Sunac Esports Center
    • All twelve teams are divided into two groups where they play in a Single Round Robin format.
    • All 30 matches are played within 2 weeks in a Bo5 with Global Ban-Pick
    • Top four teams in each group advance to the Knockout Stage
    • Bottom two teams in each group are eliminated


  • Knockout Stage
    • Event will be played through 2 cities:
      • Quarterfinals: August 12th - 15th, 2021 in China Shanghai, VSPN KPL Esports Studio
      • Semifinals: August 21st - 22nd, 2021 in China Shanghai, VSPN KPL Esports Studio
      • Grand Final: August 28th, 2021 in China Beijing, National Olympic Sports Center
    • Single-elimination Bracket
    • All matches are played in a Bo7 with Global Ban-Pick and Ultimate Battle

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.

Broadcast Talent[edit]

Prize Pool[edit]

The prize pool of the tournament is ¥ 50,000,000 CNY (≈ 7,680,730 USD). The Final MVP player will get their own FMVP Series Skin.

(Converted $ USD prizes are based on the exchange rate on Aug 28, 2021: ¥1 CNY ≃ $0.15452 USD)


Qualification[edit]

Event Date Pool Seeds Teams IDs
KPL KPL Spring Champion 2021-03-11 – 2021-06-26 1 1 Hero JiuJingHero JiuJing Hero JiuJing 南京Hero
Honor of Kings World Champion Cup Champion Cup Points 2020-09-16 – 2021-06-26 1 2 AG Super PlayAG Super Play AG Super Play 成都AG
Honor of Kings World Champion Cup Champion Cup Points 2020-09-16 – 2021-06-26 2 2 Douyu GamingDouyu Gaming Douyu Gaming 深圳DYG
Honor of Kings World Champion Cup Phase 1 Qualifier 2021-07-05 – 2021-07-06 2 4 Ghost Owl GamingGhost Owl Gaming Ghost Owl Gaming GOG
Honor of Kings World Champion Cup Phase 1 Qualifier 2021-07-05 – 2021-07-06 2 4 QG HappyQG Happy QG Happy 重庆QG
Honor of Kings World Champion Cup Phase 1 Qualifier 2021-07-05 – 2021-07-06 2 4 TOP EsportsTOP Esports TOP Esports 长沙TES
Honor of Kings World Champion Cup Phase 1 Qualifier 2021-07-05 – 2021-07-06 2 4 eStar ProeStar Pro eStar Pro 武汉eStar
Honor of Kings World Champion Cup Phase 2 Qualifier 2021-07-08 – 2021-07-11 2 5 Gank GamingGank Gaming Gank Gaming 佛山GK
Honor of Kings World Champion Cup Phase 2 Qualifier 2021-07-08 – 2021-07-11 2 5 Talent GamingTalent Gaming Talent Gaming 广州TTG
Honor of Kings World Champion Cup Phase 2 Qualifier 2021-07-08 – 2021-07-11 2 5 Mighty Tiger GamingMighty Tiger Gaming Mighty Tiger Gaming MTG
Honor of Kings World Champion Cup Phase 2 Qualifier 2021-07-08 – 2021-07-11 2 5 WanZhen Esports ClubWanZhen Esports Club WanZhen Esports Club 东莞Wz
Honor of Kings World Champion Cup Phase 2 Qualifier 2021-07-08 – 2021-07-11 2 5 Rogue WarriorsRogue Warriors Rogue Warriors RW侠


Participants[edit]

The Champion[edit]

Hero JiuJing
Top Lane
DNP
China Chenxia
Bottom LaneChina LingDang
Main RosterStaff
3rd - 4th Honor of Kings World Champion Cup/2019
CChina JiuZhe
CChina Chenxia
Main RosterSubstitutes
3rd - 4th Honor of Kings World Champion Cup/2019
Top LaneChina XingHen
JunglerChina Wuwei
MiddleChina QingRong
Bottom LaneChina JiuK
SupportChina ZiYang
SubstitutesStaff
3rd - 4th Honor of Kings World Champion Cup/2019

Champion Cup Points[edit]

AG Super Play
Top Lane
DNP
China Qinian
Middle
DNP
China yuchen
Main RosterStaff
2nd Honor_of_Kings_Champion_Cup/2016
CChina awoke
CChina YueXia
Main RosterSubstitutes
2nd Honor_of_Kings_Champion_Cup/2016
Top LaneChina Aze
JunglerChina Chuchen
MiddleChina XiaoYing
Bottom LaneChina Yinuo
SupportChina Ice
SubstitutesStaff
2nd Honor_of_Kings_Champion_Cup/2016
Douyu Gaming
Top LaneChina Giao
SupportChina LanL
Main RosterStaff
2nd Honor of Kings World Champion Cup/2020
CChina Zhan Shen Jian
CChina Shen Ling
Main RosterSubstitutes
2nd Honor of Kings World Champion Cup/2020
Top LaneChina Yitong
JunglerChina Xy
MiddleChina JueKing
Bottom LaneChina YZ
SupportChina XingY
SubstitutesStaff
2nd Honor of Kings World Champion Cup/2020

Phase 1 Qualifier[edit]

Ghost Owl Gaming
Middle
DNP
China Shangji
SupportChina Jiuyu
Main RosterStaff
5th - 8th Honor of Kings World Champion Cup/2019
CChina Zhijian
CChina ShengGuang
Main RosterSubstitutes
5th - 8th Honor of Kings World Champion Cup/2019
Top LaneHong Kong DAT
JunglerChina Lanmao
MiddleChina Wendy
Bottom LaneChina Aohan
SupportChina MingGuo
SubstitutesStaff
5th - 8th Honor of Kings World Champion Cup/2019
eStar Pro
Top Lane
DNP
China Alan
Middle
DNP
China XiaoHan
Main RosterStaff
1st Honor of Kings Champion Cup/2016
CChina SK
CChina 770
Main RosterSubstitutes
1st Honor of Kings Champion Cup/2016
Top LaneChina Zimo
JunglerChina HuaHai
MiddleChina WuXin
Bottom LaneChina JinYu
SupportChina WuMing
SubstitutesStaff
1st Honor of Kings Champion Cup/2016
QG Happy1
Top Lane
DNP
China JieJie
Bottom Lane
DNP
China XiaoHui
Main RosterStaff
1st Honor of Kings Champion Cup/2017
C
DNP
China Lin
CChina Bai
CChina LiLuo
Main RosterSubstitutes
1st Honor of Kings Champion Cup/2017
Top LaneChina Fly
JunglerChina XiaoPang
MiddleChina XiangYu
Bottom LaneChina 1dao
SupportChina fanfan
SubstitutesStaff
1st Honor of Kings Champion Cup/2017
TOP Esports
Jungler
DNP
China GuXing
Middle
DNP
China yChen
Main RosterStaff
HCChina CarryMyTeam
ACChina Erkai
TDHong Kong Helios
Main RosterSubstitutes
Top LaneChina Sumo
JunglerChina XiangJun
MiddleChina HuaJuan
Bottom LaneChina XiaoPeng
SupportChina XiaoDun
SubstitutesStaff

Phase 2 Qualifier[edit]

Gank Gaming
Bottom Lane
DNP
China XiaoJiu
Support
DNP
China Ian
Main RosterStaff
9th - 16th Honor of Kings Champion Cup/2018/Summer
CChina HuaLou
CChina BlackSir
Main RosterSubstitutes
9th - 16th Honor of Kings Champion Cup/2018/Summer
Top LaneChina BaiShou
JunglerChina PengP
MiddleChina QingF
Bottom LaneChina MengLan
SupportChina AGai
SubstitutesStaff
9th - 16th Honor of Kings Champion Cup/2018/Summer
Talent Gaming
Top Lane
DNP
China ChenYu
Bottom Lane
DNP
China XiaoGu
Main RosterStaff
5th - 8th Honor of Kings Champion Cup/2017
CChina Lovecd
CChina Wind
AChina AFeng
Main RosterSubstitutes
5th - 8th Honor of Kings Champion Cup/2017
Top LaneChina QingQ
JunglerChina Buran
MiddleChina Ninetails
Bottom LaneChina QC
SupportChina Dragon
SubstitutesStaff
5th - 8th Honor of Kings Champion Cup/2017
Mighty Tiger Gaming
Top Lane
DNP
China Song
Bottom Lane
DNP
China Evil
Main RosterStaff
3rd - 4th Honor of Kings World Champion Cup/2020
CChina Beckman
CChina Pomi
Main RosterSubstitutes
3rd - 4th Honor of Kings World Champion Cup/2020
Top LaneChina JiuLong
JunglerChina Mf
MiddleChina Msir
Bottom LaneChina HuaChen
SupportChina QF
SubstitutesStaff
3rd - 4th Honor of Kings World Champion Cup/2020
Rogue Warriors
Top Lane
DNP
China Zixuan
Support
DNP
China Yguo
Main RosterStaff
2nd Honor of Kings World Champion Cup/2019
CChina Blade
CChina XX
AChina Xinling
Main RosterSubstitutes
2nd Honor of Kings World Champion Cup/2019
Top LaneChina Djie
JunglerChina XiaoYe
MiddleChina Chenfeng
Bottom LaneChina Huayun
SupportChina Cbuqi
SubstitutesStaff
2nd Honor of Kings World Champion Cup/2019
WanZhen Esports Club
Top LaneChina Xi'ao'xin
Bottom LaneChina XiaoJ
Main RosterStaff
CChina Vc
Main RosterSubstitutes
Top LaneChina An
JunglerChina Mufeng
MiddleChina Ming
Bottom LaneChina Roc
SupportChina Mac
SubstitutesStaff
1 China Lin is suspended from the tournament after he did an inappropriate behavior during the match between QG Happy and Hero JiuJing.

Results[edit]

Group Stage[edit]

Group A
1.AG Super PlayAG Super Play AG Super Play4-114-6+84p
2.Mighty Tiger GamingMighty Tiger Gaming Mighty Tiger Gaming4-114-8+64p
3.Talent GamingTalent Gaming Talent Gaming4-113-9+44p
4.Rogue WarriorsRogue Warriors Rogue Warriors2-310-11-12p
5.Douyu GamingDouyu Gaming Douyu Gaming1-48-12-41p
6.Ghost Owl GamingGhost Owl Gaming Ghost Owl Gaming0-52-15-130p


Group B
1.eStar ProeStar Pro eStar Pro4-114-4+104p
2.Hero JiuJingHero JiuJing Hero JiuJing4-112-8+44p
3.QG HappyQG Happy QG Happy3-212-10+23p
4.Gank GamingGank Gaming Gank Gaming2-310-1002p
5.TOP EsportsTOP Esports TOP Esports2-39-11-22p
6.WanZhen Esports ClubWanZhen Esports Club WanZhen Esports Club0-51-15-140p


 Click here for detailed results of the Group Stage matches

Knockout Stage[edit]

Quarterfinals
AG Super PlayAG Super Play AG Super Play
2
August 14, 2021 - 18:00 CST
Zhu Bajie Nakoruru Ying Zheng Marco Polo Zhang Fei
Munchie Ukyo Tachibana Shen Mengxi Luban No.7 Master Luban
25:04
Munchie Zilong Xishi Arli Yaria
Lian Po Ying Ying Zheng Di Renjie Da Qiao
18:59
Guan Yu Pangu Gan & Mo Garo Taiyi Zhenren
Liu Bang Lam Zhou Yu Meng Ya Sun Bin
26:16
Xiang Yu Luna Shouyue Consort Yu Eclipse
Guan Yu Pei Xishi Arli Zhang Fei
17:45
Liu Bang Ying Shen Mengxi Fang Little Lute
Ma Chao Aguto Mai Consort Yu Prince of Lanling
18:09
Lu Bu Ukyo Tachibana Jiang Ziya Di Renjie Master Luban
Dun Zilong Princess Frost Marco Polo Taiyi Zhenren
32:38
Match was played in Shanghai
Gank GamingGank Gaming Gank Gaming
4
Hero JiuJingHero JiuJing Hero JiuJing
1
August 12, 2021 - 18:00 CST
Munchie Prince of Lanling Xishi Arli Yaria
Lian Po Zilong Princess Frost Consort Yu Da Qiao
33:36
Lian Po Ukyo Tachibana Mai Marco Polo Sun Bin
Meng Tian Jing Xishi Di Renjie Zhang Fei
26:26
Dun Jing Shen Mengxi Solarus Master Luban
Guan Yu Lam Ying Zheng Meng Ya Taiyi Zhenren
14:37
Pei Jiang Ziya Fang Gui Guzi
Zhu Bajie Nakoruru Mai Garo Zhuangzi
15:14
Guan Yu Pangu Ying Zheng Consort Yu Eclipse
Ma Chao Aguto Jiang Ziya Shouyue Prince of Lanling
19:36
Match was played in Shanghai
Talent GamingTalent Gaming Talent Gaming
4
eStar ProeStar Pro EStar Pro
4
August 15, 2021 - 18:00 CST
Zhu Bajie Nakoruru Jiang Ziya Di Renjie Taiyi Zhenren
Munchie Ukyo Tachibana Zhou Yu Marco Polo Little Lute
20:27
Guan Yu Jing Xishi Garo Eclipse
Dun Luna Shouyue Luban No.7 Zhang Fei
21:02
Ma Chao Aguto Ying Zheng Arli Shieldun
Zhu Bajie Han Xin Shen Mengxi Di Renjie Sun Bin
11:56
Dun Pangu Zhou Yu Marco Polo Prince of Lanling
Lu Bu Lam Ying Zheng Arli Eclipse
16:13
Match was played in Shanghai
Rogue WarriorsRogue Warriors Rogue Warriors
0
Mighty Tiger GamingMighty Tiger Gaming Mighty Tiger Gaming
1
August 13, 2021 - 18:00 CST
Guan Yu Prince of Lanling Shen Mengxi Garo Eclipse
Zhu Bajie Nakoruru Zhou Yu Marco Polo Liu Bang
12:34
Zhu Bajie Nakoruru Ying Zheng Di Renjie Shieldun
Lu Bu Ukyo Tachibana Xishi Consort Yu Eclipse
17:13
Munchie Jing Mai Consort Yu Little Lute
Ma Chao Aguto Chang'e Fang Sun Bin
24:08
Lian Po Luna Shangguan Wan'Er Arli Taiyi Zhenren
Guan Yu Pei Jiang Ziya Garo Master Luban
26:50
Lu Bu Zilong Zhou Yu Luban No.7 Zhang Fei
Fuzi Luna Ying Zheng Di Renjie Da Qiao
16:47
Match was played in Shanghai
QG HappyQG Happy QG Happy
4
Semifinals
Gank GamingGank Gaming Gank Gaming
4
August 21, 2021 - 18:00 CST
Dun Ying Ying Zheng Di Renjie Da Qiao
Lian Po Zilong Zhou Yu Arli Little Lute
24:06
Zhu Bajie Zilong Jiang Ziya Marco Polo Yaria
Ma Chao Aguto Shen Mengxi Di Renjie Master Luban
27:07
Liu Bang Jing Zhou Yu Fang Taiyi Zhenren
Lu Bu Nakoruru Mai Meng Ya Sun Bin
26:34
Ma Chao Aguto Xishi Solarus Su Lie
Guan Yu Luna Ying Zheng Consort Yu Eclipse
13:41
Lu Bu Lam Shen Mengxi Garo Zhuangzi
Fuzi Pangu Xishi Marco Polo Niumo
26:54
Lian Po Nakoruru Shangguan Wan'Er Arli Prince of Lanling
Dun Pei Sima Yi Shouyue Gui Guzi
16:56
Zhu Bajie Lam Zhou Yu Arli Da Qiao
Guan Yu Prince of Lanling Mai Di Renjie Shieldun
14:20
Match was played in Shanghai
Talent GamingTalent Gaming Talent Gaming
3
eStar ProeStar Pro EStar Pro
1
August 22, 2021 - 18:00 CST
Lian Po Nakoruru Princess Frost Arli Da Qiao
Lu Bu Jing Mai Garo Little Lute
16:21
Ma Chao Aguto Shen Mengxi Marco Polo Shieldun
Zhu Bajie Nakoruru Xishi Meng Ya Sun Bin
20:53
Guan Yu Luna Jiang Ziya Solarus Zhang Fei
Liu Bang Ying Shen Mengxi Consort Yu Master Luban
18:00
Zhu Bajie Zilong Zhou Yu Genghis Khan Taiyi Zhenren
Lian Po Luna Ying Zheng Marco Polo Mozi
19:04
Dun Pei Xishi Di Renjie Prince of Lanling
Ma Chao Aguto Princess Frost Lady Sun Taiyi Zhenren
24:21
Match was played in Shanghai
QG HappyQG Happy QG Happy
4
Grand Finals
Gank GamingGank Gaming Gank Gaming
2
August 28, 2021 - 17:30 CST
Zhu Bajie Pei Ying Zheng Lady Sun Taiyi Zhenren
Lian Po Ying Shen Mengxi Marco Polo Sun Bin
14:08
Lian Po Ukyo Tachibana Princess Frost Di Renjie Da Qiao
Lu Bu Pei Shangguan Wan'Er Arli Zhang Fei
18:31
Dun Luna Zhou Yu Arli Gui Guzi
Ma Chao Aguto Ying Zheng Di Renjie Liang
17:33
Lu Bu Jing Mozi Meng Ya Sun Bin
Mi Yue Pangu Xishi Consort Yu Liu Bang
16:06
Ma Chao Aguto Shen Mengxi Luban No.7 Zhang Fei
Zhu Bajie Nakoruru Diaochan Garo Shieldun
20:09
Guan Yu Zilong Jiang Ziya Consort Yu Master Luban
Munchie Luna Shouyue Fang Prince of Lanling
23:18
Match was played in Beijing
QG HappyQG Happy QG Happy
4


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Streams[edit]

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