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:
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
(≃ $7,742,068 USD)
Start Date:
2021-07-28
End Date:
2021-08-28
Liquipedia tier:
Links
Teams
Number of teams:
12
Chronology
Upcoming Matches


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 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.

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
Side LaneChina XingHen
JunglerChina Wuwei
MiddleChina QingRong
Side LaneChina JiuK
SupportChina ZiYang
SubstitutesStaff
CA3 - 4th Honor of Kings World Champion Cup/2019
Side Lane
DNP
China Chenxia
Side LaneChina LingDang
Main RosterStaff
CA3 - 4th Honor of Kings World Champion Cup/2019
CChina JiuZhe
CChina Chenxia
Main RosterSubstitutes
CA3 - 4th Honor of Kings World Champion Cup/2019

Champion Cup Points[edit]

AG Super Play
Side LaneChina Aze
JunglerChina Chuchen
MiddleChina XiaoYing
Side LaneChina Yinuo
SupportChina Ice
SubstitutesStaff
BA2nd Honor_of_Kings_Champion_Cup/2016
Side Lane
DNP
China Qinian
Middle
DNP
China yuchen
Main RosterStaff
BA2nd Honor_of_Kings_Champion_Cup/2016
CChina awoke
CChina YueXia
Main RosterSubstitutes
BA2nd Honor_of_Kings_Champion_Cup/2016
Douyu Gaming
Side LaneChina Yitong
JunglerChina Xy
MiddleChina JueKing
Side LaneChina YZ
SupportChina XingY
SubstitutesStaff
BA2nd Honor of Kings World Champion Cup/2020
Side LaneChina Giao
SupportChina LanL
Main RosterStaff
BA2nd Honor of Kings World Champion Cup/2020
CChina Zhan Shen Jian
CChina Shen Ling
Main RosterSubstitutes
BA2nd Honor of Kings World Champion Cup/2020

Phase 1 Qualifier[edit]

Ghost Owl Gaming
Side LaneHong Kong DAT
JunglerChina Lanmao
MiddleChina Wendy
Side LaneChina Aohan
SupportChina MingGuo
SubstitutesStaff
EC5 - 8th Honor of Kings World Champion Cup/2019
Middle
DNP
China Shangji
SupportChina Jiuyu
Main RosterStaff
EC5 - 8th Honor of Kings World Champion Cup/2019
CChina Zhijian
CChina ShengGuang
Main RosterSubstitutes
EC5 - 8th Honor of Kings World Champion Cup/2019
eStar Pro
Side LaneChina Zimo
JunglerChina HuaHai
MiddleChina WuXin
Side LaneChina JinYu
SupportChina WuMing
SubstitutesStaff
AA1st Honor of Kings Champion Cup/2016
Side Lane
DNP
China Alan
Middle
DNP
China XiaoHan
Main RosterStaff
AA1st Honor of Kings Champion Cup/2016
CChina SK
CChina 770
Main RosterSubstitutes
AA1st Honor of Kings Champion Cup/2016
QG Happy1
Side LaneChina Fly
JunglerChina XiaoPang
MiddleChina XiangYu
Side LaneChina 1dao
SupportChina fanfan
SubstitutesStaff
AA1st Honor of Kings Champion Cup/2017
Side Lane
DNP
China JieJie
Side Lane
DNP
China XiaoHui
Main RosterStaff
AA1st Honor of Kings Champion Cup/2017
C
DNP
China Lin
CChina Bai
CChina LiLuo
Main RosterSubstitutes
AA1st Honor of Kings Champion Cup/2017
TOP Esports
Side LaneChina Sumo
JunglerChina XiangJun
MiddleChina HuaJuan
Side LaneChina XiaoPeng
SupportChina XiaoDun
SubstitutesStaff
Jungler
DNP
China GuXing
Middle
DNP
China yChen
Main RosterStaff
CChina CarryMyTeam
CChina Erkai
Main RosterSubstitutes

Phase 2 Qualifier[edit]

Gank Gaming
Side LaneChina BaiShou
JunglerChina PengP
MiddleChina QingF
Side LaneChina MengLan
SupportChina AGai
SubstitutesStaff
IG9 - 16th Honor of Kings Champion Cup/2018/Summer
Side Lane
DNP
China XiaoJiu
Support
DNP
China Ian
Main RosterStaff
IG9 - 16th Honor of Kings Champion Cup/2018/Summer
CChina HuaLou
CChina BlackSir
Main RosterSubstitutes
IG9 - 16th Honor of Kings Champion Cup/2018/Summer
Talent Gaming
Side LaneChina QingQ
JunglerChina Buran
MiddleChina Ninetails
Side LaneChina QC
SupportChina Dragon
SubstitutesStaff
EC5 - 8th Honor of Kings Champion Cup/2017
Side Lane
DNP
China ChenYu
Side Lane
DNP
China XiaoGu
Main RosterStaff
EC5 - 8th Honor of Kings Champion Cup/2017
CChina Lovecd
CChina Wind
AChina AFeng
Main RosterSubstitutes
EC5 - 8th Honor of Kings Champion Cup/2017
Mighty Tiger Gaming
Side LaneChina JiuLong
JunglerChina Mf
MiddleChina Msir
Side LaneChina HuaChen
SupportChina QF
SubstitutesStaff
CA3 - 4th Honor of Kings World Champion Cup/2020
Side Lane
DNP
China Song
Side Lane
DNP
China Evil
Main RosterStaff
CA3 - 4th Honor of Kings World Champion Cup/2020
CChina Beckman
CChina Pomi
Main RosterSubstitutes
CA3 - 4th Honor of Kings World Champion Cup/2020
Rogue Warriors
Side LaneChina Djie
JunglerChina XiaoYe
MiddleChina Chenfeng
Side LaneChina Huayun
SupportChina Cbuqi
SubstitutesStaff
BA2nd Honor of Kings World Champion Cup/2019
Side Lane
DNP
China Zixuan
Support
DNP
China Yguo
Main RosterStaff
BA2nd Honor of Kings World Champion Cup/2019
CChina Blade
CChina XX
AChina Xinling
Main RosterSubstitutes
BA2nd Honor of Kings World Champion Cup/2019
WanZhen Esports Club
Side LaneChina An
JunglerChina Mufeng
MiddleChina Ming
Side LaneChina Roc
SupportChina Mac
SubstitutesStaff
Side LaneChina Xi'ao'xin
Side LaneChina XiaoJ
Main RosterStaff
CChina Vc
Main RosterSubstitutes
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 Zhao Yun Xishi Gongsun Li Yao (Female)
Lian Po Yun Ying Ying Zheng Di Renjie Da Qiao
18:59
Guan Yu Pangu Ganjiang Moye Jia Luo Taiyi Zhenren
Liu Bang Lan Zhou Yu Meng Ya Sun Bin
26:16
Xiang Yu Luna Baili Shouyue Yu Ji East Emperor Taiyi
Guan Yu Pei Qinhu Xishi Gongsun Li Zhang Fei
17:45
Liu Bang Yun Ying Shen Mengxi Li Yuanfang Cai Yan
Ma Chao Aguto Mai Shiranui Yu Ji Prince of Lanling
18:09
Lu Bu Ukyo Tachibana Jiang Ziya Di Renjie Master Luban
Xiahou Dun Zhao Yun Wang Zhaojun 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 Gongsun Li Yao (Female)
Lian Po Zhao Yun Wang Zhaojun Yu Ji Da Qiao
33:36
Lian Po Ukyo Tachibana Mai Shiranui Marco Polo Sun Bin
Meng Tian Jing Xishi Di Renjie Zhang Fei
26:26
Xiahou Dun Jing Shen Mengxi Hou Yi Master Luban
Guan Yu Lan Ying Zheng Meng Ya Taiyi Zhenren
14:37
Zhong Wu Yan Pei Qinhu Jiang Ziya Li Yuanfang Gui Guzi
Zhu Bajie Nakoruru Mai Shiranui Jia Luo Zhuang Zhou
15:14
Guan Yu Pangu Ying Zheng Yu Ji East Emperor Taiyi
Ma Chao Aguto Jiang Ziya Baili 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 Cai Yan
20:27
Guan Yu Jing Xishi Jia Luo East Emperor Taiyi
Xiahou Dun Luna Baili Shouyue Luban No.7 Zhang Fei
21:02
Ma Chao Aguto Ying Zheng Gongsun Li Dun Shan
Zhu Bajie Han Xin Shen Mengxi Di Renjie Sun Bin
11:56
Xiahou Dun Pangu Zhou Yu Marco Polo Prince of Lanling
Lu Bu Lan Ying Zheng Gongsun Li East Emperor Taiyi
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 Jia Luo East Emperor Taiyi
Zhu Bajie Nakoruru Zhou Yu Marco Polo Liu Bang
12:34
Zhu Bajie Nakoruru Ying Zheng Di Renjie Dun Shan
Lu Bu Ukyo Tachibana Xishi Yu Ji East Emperor Taiyi
17:13
Munchie Jing Mai Shiranui Yu Ji Cai Yan
Ma Chao Aguto Chang'e Li Yuanfang Sun Bin
24:08
Lian Po Luna Shangguan Wan'Er Gongsun Li Taiyi Zhenren
Guan Yu Pei Qinhu Jiang Ziya Jia Luo Master Luban
26:50
Lu Bu Zhao Yun Zhou Yu Luban No.7 Zhang Fei
Old Master 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
Xiahou Dun Yun Ying Ying Zheng Di Renjie Da Qiao
Lian Po Zhao Yun Zhou Yu Gongsun Li Cai Yan
24:06
Zhu Bajie Zhao Yun Jiang Ziya Marco Polo Yao (Female)
Ma Chao Aguto Shen Mengxi Di Renjie Master Luban
27:07
Liu Bang Jing Zhou Yu Li Yuanfang Taiyi Zhenren
Lu Bu Nakoruru Mai Shiranui Meng Ya Sun Bin
26:34
Ma Chao Aguto Xishi Hou Yi Su Lie
Guan Yu Luna Ying Zheng Yu Ji East Emperor Taiyi
13:41
Lu Bu Lan Shen Mengxi Jia Luo Zhuang Zhou
Old Master Pangu Xishi Marco Polo Toro
26:54
Lian Po Nakoruru Shangguan Wan'Er Gongsun Li Prince of Lanling
Xiahou Dun Pei Qinhu Sima Yi Baili Shouyue Gui Guzi
16:56
Zhu Bajie Lan Zhou Yu Gongsun Li Da Qiao
Guan Yu Prince of Lanling Mai Shiranui Di Renjie Dun Shan
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 Wang Zhaojun Gongsun Li Da Qiao
Lu Bu Jing Mai Shiranui Jia Luo Cai Yan
16:21
Ma Chao Aguto Shen Mengxi Marco Polo Dun Shan
Zhu Bajie Nakoruru Xishi Meng Ya Sun Bin
20:53
Guan Yu Luna Jiang Ziya Hou Yi Zhang Fei
Liu Bang Yun Ying Shen Mengxi Yu Ji Master Luban
18:00
Zhu Bajie Zhao Yun Zhou Yu Genghis Khan Taiyi Zhenren
Lian Po Luna Ying Zheng Marco Polo Mozi
19:04
Xiahou Dun Pei Qinhu Xishi Di Renjie Prince of Lanling
Ma Chao Aguto Wang Zhaojun 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 Qinhu Ying Zheng Lady Sun Taiyi Zhenren
Lian Po Yun Ying Shen Mengxi Marco Polo Sun Bin
14:08
Lian Po Ukyo Tachibana Wang Zhaojun Di Renjie Da Qiao
Lu Bu Pei Qinhu Shangguan Wan'Er Gongsun Li Zhang Fei
18:31
Xiahou Dun Luna Zhou Yu Gongsun Li Gui Guzi
Ma Chao Aguto Ying Zheng Di Renjie Zhang Liang
17:33
Lu Bu Jing Mozi Meng Ya Sun Bin
Mi Yue Pangu Xishi Yu Ji Liu Bang
16:06
Ma Chao Aguto Shen Mengxi Luban No.7 Zhang Fei
Zhu Bajie Nakoruru Diao Chan Jia Luo Dun Shan
20:09
Guan Yu Zhao Yun Jiang Ziya Yu Ji Master Luban
Munchie Luna Baili Shouyue Li Yuanfang 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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