ELEAGUE Cup: Rocket League Live Tournament Action to Feature Elite Teams in $150,000 Showdown
Turner and IMG’s ELEAGUE will kick off The ELEAGUE Cup: Rocket League, an invitational tournament and televised feature series, with the first live matches between the world’s best Rocket League teams beginning Friday, Dec. 1, at 2 p.m. ET on Twitch. TBS will also televise a three-part The ELEAGUE Cup: Rocket League feature series beginning Friday, Dec. 1, at 10 p.m. ET/PT, with the premiere episode bringing fans an all-access look at the teams and players vying for the event’s $150,000 prize pool. Click the image below to preview the first episode of the feature series.
Friday’s debut episode of the TBS feature series will set the stage for The ELEAGUE Cup: Rocket League by introducing viewers to the teams competing, as well as familiarizing newcomers with how Rocket League’s non-stop action has quickly made it one of the world’s most exciting esports. In addition, the show will include sit-down conversations with superstar players and take audiences on location with legendary player Cameron “Kronovi” Bills of G2 Esports. Additional TBS episodes centered on The ELEAGUE Cup: Rocket League will be televised Friday, Dec. 8, and Friday, Dec. 15, at 10 p.m. ET/PT.
Live tournament action will continue Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 2-3, from ELEAGUE Arena at Turner Studios in Atlanta, with live coverage beginning each day at 2 p.m. on Twitch. Coverage of each match will be hosted by Richard Lewis with game commentary and studio analysis from Caleb “WavePunk” Simmons, Michael “Achieves” Williams, Kevin “FindableCarpet” Brown, Adam “Lawler” Thornton and Alex “Goldenboy” Mendez.
The live tournament will feature eight of the world’s best teams including Rocket League Championship Series Season 4 winners Gale Force eSports, along with Method, Cloud9, G2 Esports, PSG eSports, Ghost Gaming, Mock-it eSports and Chiefs eSports Club. Free tickets to attend the live competition in Atlanta as part of a studio audience on Saturday and Sunday can be obtained here. More details including rules for tournament play can be found in the official rulebook.