Official Press Release
EPULZE ANNOUNCING THE $25,000 VALORANT ROYAL CUP, PART OF THE VALORANT IGNITION SERIES.
[Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, September 10] — The esports company Epulze has entered a partnership with Riot Games Southeast Asia, adding the $25,000 Royal Cup to the VALORANT Ignition Series. The main event will take place on September 21-27 with open qualifiers running on September 12-13 and 19-20 respectively as stated in an announcement by Epulze.
The VALORANT Royal Cup will have 16 participating teams, 12 being direct Invites and 4 being top teams from the open qualifiers. The main event consists of a Bo2 Round Robin group stage with 4 groups of 4 teams per group. The top 2 teams from each group will then advance to a double-elimination playoff. Participating teams and broadcasting talents will be announced in the coming weeks.
Head over to Royal SEA Cup for more information regarding Qualifiers, Teams and Updates!
The Co-Founder is elated to bring fans of VALORANT high level competition.
“We are very excited to enter the VALORANT scene and working directly with Riot Games Southeast Asia provides us with a fantastic opportunity to create great content for the VALORANT community. Our ambition is to create a lot more VALORANT tournaments for all skill levels and give everyone the chance to compete in a fun and exciting environment.”Pontus Lövgren, Co-Founder at Epulze
Chris Tran was also delighted about this partnership as quoted In another statement by the head of esports for Riot Games in SEA.
“We are truly encouraged by the player response to VALORANT in Southeast Asia, and are thrilled to bring more competitive experiences to the community with Epulze. The Royal Cup is our region’s latest addition to the VALORANT Ignition Series, following a strong showing of teams in the recent VALORANT Pacific Open. We are looking forward to a fun and riveting experience for all our players!”Chris Tran, Head of Esports, Riot Games Southeast Asia, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macau
Epulze is a world-leading online platform that strives to be a springboard for amateur players trying to make it in the world of professional esports. The Epulze platform is providing everyday gamers with a place to compete in a fun, friendly and exciting environment.
Since the inception of the platform in 2017, it has served over a quarter of a million players participating in over 40.000 online tournaments. Epulze has also produced a wide variety of pro tournaments while also running livestream productions out of their own broadcasting studio.
With a headquarter in Örebro, Sweden, a subsidiary in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, and an office in Singapore, as well as regional teams in Kiev, Ukraine and São Paulo, Brazil. Their multi-national community includes the whole range of key components. From the grassroots enthusiasts winning and earning their way up to the big leagues, to the hardcore professionals, streamers, and companies that all share the common love for esports and its fantastic communities.
Pontus Lövgren – Co-Founder & Head of Partnerships