32 finalists compete for a chance to win from a 5M Yen prize pool
TOKYO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–GungHo Online Entertainment (GOE) will be hosting the TEPPEN WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP 2020 (WC2020) finals, where the 32 best TEPPEN players from around the world will duke it out for the title of World Champion. Sponsored by ZONe Energy, MSI, and Meiji, the competition will take place on December 26 at 23:00 PT / December 27 at 7:00 UTC and can be watched on the official TEPPEN Twitch channel.
Players will compete to win from a prize pool of roughly $48,000. Prizes include:
- 1st Place: 3M Yen (~$29K USD) and the opportunity to redesign an existing card to create a custom Secret card
- 2nd Place: 1M Yen (~$9.6K USD)
- 3rd Place: 600K Yen (~$5.7K USD)
- 4th Place: 200K Yen ($~1.9K USD)
- 5th-8th Place: 50K Yen (~$480 USD)
- All participants: All player names will be published in-game in the TEPPEN app
The Online Region CUP (ORC) was held in October to determine the top 3 players in ORC from each region (Japan, America, Europe, and Asia Pacific). The top 20 players in Ranked Matches, with the highest Tour Points totals from January to September, were selected to participate, as well, for the 32 total finalists.
All Heroes, Hero Arts, and Cards (except Secret Cards) can be used in the finals. Matches will be decided by Best of Three (BO3) and all draws will require a rematch.
For more information on WC2020, visit the tournament’s official website.
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