2021 Honor of Kings World Champion Cup

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[e][h]Honor of Kings World Champion Cup 2021
League Information
Series:
KCC KCC
Organizer:
Tencent Games
VSPN
Original Name:
2021年王者荣耀世界冠军杯
Type:
Offline
Location:
China Chongqing
China Qingdao
China Wuhan
China Beijing
Venue:
Group Stage:
QGhappy Sunac Esports Center

Quarter-Finals:
Guoxin Stadium
Semi-Finals:
Wuhan Optics Valley International Tennis Center
Grand Finals:
National Olympic Sports Center
Teams:
12
Format:
Group Stage:
Single Round Robin
Knockout Stage:
Single Elimination Bracket
Prize Pool:
¥50,000,000 CNY
(≃ $7,750,004 USD)
Start Date:
2021-07-28
End Date:
2021-08-28
Liquipedia Tier:
Links
Chronology
Upcoming Matches
DYG vs. MTG
August 01, 2021 - 06:00 UTC
Hero vs. TES
August 01, 2021 - 09:00 UTC
TTG vs. AG.SP
August 01, 2021 - 12:00 UTC
RW vs. MTG
August 04, 2021 - 06:00 UTC
eStarPro vs. WZ
August 04, 2021 - 09:00 UTC


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 were 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. But due to the new pandemic of COVID-19 in China Nanjing, all matches in Group Stage have been moved to China Chongqing. The cities have decreased to 5 cities.

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
    • Starting from KCC 2021, the ban slots will be upgraded from 4 heroes to 5 heroes. This new system will be cancelled at first, and will be used in KPL Fall 2021.


  • Knockout Stage will be played through 3 various cities
    Quarterfinals: August 12th - 15th, 2021 in China Qingdao, Guoxin Stadium
    Semifinals: August 21st - 22nd, 2021 in China Wuhan, Optics Valley International Tennis Center
    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]

  • Host & Interviewer:
    • TBA
  • Play-by-Play Commentator:
    • TBA
  • Color Commentator:
    • TBA
  • Desk Host:
    • TBA
  • Analyst:
    • TBA

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 JiuJing 南京Hero
Honor of Kings World Champion Cup Champion Cup Points 2020-09-16 – 2021-06-26 1 2 AG Super Play 成都AG
Honor of Kings World Champion Cup Champion Cup Points 2020-09-16 – 2021-06-26 2 2 Douyu Gaming 深圳DYG
Honor of Kings World Champion Cup Phase 1 Qualifier 2021-07-05 – 2021-07-06 2 4 Ghost Owl Gaming GOG
Honor of Kings World Champion Cup Phase 1 Qualifier 2021-07-05 – 2021-07-06 2 4 QG Happy 重庆QG
Honor of Kings World Champion Cup Phase 1 Qualifier 2021-07-05 – 2021-07-06 2 4 TOP Esports 长沙TES
Honor of Kings World Champion Cup Phase 1 Qualifier 2021-07-05 – 2021-07-06 2 4 eStar Pro 武汉eStar
Honor of Kings World Champion Cup Phase 2 Qualifier 2021-07-08 – 2021-07-11 2 5 Gank Gaming 佛山GK
Honor of Kings World Champion Cup Phase 2 Qualifier 2021-07-08 – 2021-07-11 2 5 Talent Gaming 广州TTG
Honor of Kings World Champion Cup Phase 2 Qualifier 2021-07-08 – 2021-07-11 2 5 Mighty Tiger Gaming MTG
Honor of Kings World Champion Cup Phase 2 Qualifier 2021-07-08 – 2021-07-11 2 5 WanZhen Esports Club 东莞Wz
Honor of Kings World Champion Cup Phase 2 Qualifier 2021-07-08 – 2021-07-11 2 5 Rogue Warriors RW侠


Participants[edit]

The Champion[edit]

Hero JiuJing
Side LaneChina XingHen 
JunglerChina Wuwei 
MiddleChina QingRong 
Side LaneChina JiuK 
SupportChina ZiYang 
SubstitutesStaff
A33rd - 4th Honor of Kings World Champion Cup/2019
Side LaneChina Chenxia 
Side LaneChina LingDang 
Main RosterStaff
A33rd - 4th Honor of Kings World Champion Cup/2019
CChina JiuZhe 
Main RosterSubstitutes
A33rd - 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
A22nd Honor_of_Kings_Champion_Cup/2016
Side LaneChina Qinian 
MiddleChina yuchen 
Main RosterStaff
A22nd Honor_of_Kings_Champion_Cup/2016
CChina awoke 
CChina YueXia 
Main RosterSubstitutes
A22nd Honor_of_Kings_Champion_Cup/2016
Douyu Gaming
Side LaneChina Yitong 
JunglerChina Xy 
MiddleChina JueKing 
Side LaneChina YZ 
SupportChina XingY 
SubstitutesStaff
A22nd Honor of Kings World Champion Cup/2020
Side LaneChina Giao 
SupportChina LanL 
Main RosterStaff
A22nd Honor of Kings World Champion Cup/2020
CChina Zhan Shen Jian 
CChina Shen Ling 
Main RosterSubstitutes
A22nd 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
A55 - 8th Honor of Kings World Champion Cup/2019
MiddleChina Shangji 
SupportChina Jiuyu 
Main RosterStaff
A55 - 8th Honor of Kings World Champion Cup/2019
CChina Zhijian 
CChina ShengGuang 
Main RosterSubstitutes
A55 - 8th Honor of Kings World Champion Cup/2019
eStar Pro
Side LaneChina Zimo 
JunglerChina HuaHai 
MiddleChina WuXin 
Side LaneChina JinYu 
SupportChina WuMing 
SubstitutesStaff
A11st Honor of Kings Champion Cup/2016
Side LaneChina Alan 
MiddleChina XiaoHan 
Main RosterStaff
A11st Honor of Kings Champion Cup/2016
CChina SK 
CChina 770 
Main RosterSubstitutes
A11st Honor of Kings Champion Cup/2016
QG Happy
Side LaneChina Fly 
JunglerChina XiaoPang 
MiddleChina XiangYu 
Side LaneChina 1dao 
SupportChina fanfan 
SubstitutesStaff
A11st Honor of Kings Champion Cup/2017
Side LaneChina JieJie 
Side LaneChina XiaoHui 
Main RosterStaff
A11st Honor of Kings Champion Cup/2017
CChina Lin 
CChina Bai 
AChina LiLuo 
Main RosterSubstitutes
A11st Honor of Kings Champion Cup/2017
TOP Esports
Side LaneChina Sumo 
JunglerChina XiangJun 
MiddleChina HuaJuan 
Side LaneChina XiaoPeng 
SupportChina XiaoDun 
SubstitutesStaff
Z8-
JunglerChina GuXing 
MiddleChina yChen 
Main RosterStaff
Z8-
CChina CarryMyTeam 
CChina Erkai 
Main RosterSubstitutes
Z8-

Phase 2 Qualifier[edit]

Gank Gaming
Side LaneChina BaiShou 
JunglerChina PengP 
MiddleChina QingF 
Side LaneChina MengLan 
SupportChina AGai 
SubstitutesStaff
A99 - 16th Honor of Kings Champion Cup/2018/Summer
Side LaneChina XiaoJiu 
SupportChina Ian 
Main RosterStaff
A99 - 16th Honor of Kings Champion Cup/2018/Summer
CChina HuaLou 
CChina BlackSir 
Main RosterSubstitutes
A99 - 16th Honor of Kings Champion Cup/2018/Summer
Talent Gaming
Side LaneChina QingQ 
JunglerChina Buran 
MiddleChina Ninetails 
Side LaneChina qc 
SupportChina Dragon 
SubstitutesStaff
A55 - 8th Honor of Kings Champion Cup/2017
Side LaneChina ChenYu 
Side LaneChina XiaoGu 
Main RosterStaff
A55 - 8th Honor of Kings Champion Cup/2017
CChina Lovecd 
CChina Wind 
AChina AFeng 
Main RosterSubstitutes
A55 - 8th Honor of Kings Champion Cup/2017
Mighty Tiger Gaming
Side LaneChina JiuLong 
JunglerChina Mf 
MiddleChina Msir 
Side LaneChina Evil 
SupportChina QF 
SubstitutesStaff
A33rd - 4th Honor of Kings World Champion Cup/2020
Side LaneChina Song 
Side LaneChina HuaChen 
Main RosterStaff
A33rd - 4th Honor of Kings World Champion Cup/2020
CChina Beckman 
CChina Pomi 
Main RosterSubstitutes
A33rd - 4th Honor of Kings World Champion Cup/2020
Rogue Warriors
Side LaneChina Zixuan 
JunglerChina XiaoYe 
MiddleChina Chenfeng 
Side LaneChina Huayun 
SupportChina Cbuqi 
SubstitutesStaff
A22nd Honor of Kings World Champion Cup/2019
Side LaneChina Djie 
SupportChina Yguo 
Main RosterStaff
A22nd Honor of Kings World Champion Cup/2019
CChina Blade 
CChina XX 
AChina Xinling 
Main RosterSubstitutes
A22nd Honor of Kings World Champion Cup/2019
WanZhen Esports Club
Side LaneChina An 
JunglerChina Mufeng 
MiddleChina Ming 
Side LaneChina Roc 
SupportChina Mac 
SubstitutesStaff
Z8-
Side LaneChina Xi'ao'xin 
Side LaneChina XiaoJ 
Main RosterStaff
Z8-
CChina Vc 
Main RosterSubstitutes
Z8-

Results[edit]

Group Stage[edit]

Group A
1. Rogue Warriors2-18-5+32p
2. Talent Gaming2-06-4+22p
3. AG Super Play1-03-0+31p
4. Douyu Gaming0-12-3-10p
4. Mighty Tiger Gaming0-12-3-10p
6. Ghost Owl Gaming0-20-6-60p


Group B
1. Gank Gaming2-18-4+42p
2. QG Happy2-06-3+32p
3. eStar Pro1-15-3+21p
4. TOP Esports1-14-3+11p
5. Hero JiuJing1-13-5-21p
6. WanZhen Esports Club0-31-9-80p


 Click here for detailed results of the Group Stage matches

Knockout Stage[edit]

Quarterfinals
 1st place from Group A
 1st place from Group A
 4th place from Group B
Match being played in Qingdao
 4th place from Group B
 2nd place from Group B
 2nd place from Group B
 3rd place from Group A
Match being played in Qingdao
 3rd place from Group A
 1st place from Group B
 1st place from Group B
 4th place from Group A
Match being played in Qingdao
 4th place from Group A
 2nd place from Group A
 2nd place from Group A
 3rd place from Group B
Match being played in Qingdao
 3rd place from Group B
Semifinals
 
TBD
TBD
Match being played in Wuhan
 
 
TBD
TBD
Match being played in Wuhan
 
Finals
 
TBD
TBD
Match being played in Beijing
 


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Streams[edit]

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