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H1Z1: King of the Kill tournaments kick off this weekend at DreamHack Atlanta

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H1Z1: King of the Kill

Daybreak Games’ Elite Series will start this weekend at DreamHack Atlanta. The tournament marks the first stop in the Elite Series - H1Z1’s global esports circuit. Two tournaments will be held over the weekend: one for five-player teams and one for solo players.

Daybreak Games’ Elite Series is scheduled to kick off at DreamHack Atlanta this weekend. There will be two H1Z1: King of the Kill tournaments. One will be for five-player teams and one for solo players. The tournaments have a combined prize pool of around £192.000.

This tournament marks the first stop in the Elite Series - H1Z1’s global esports circuit, and the "largest esports event at DreamHack Atlanta in terms of both participants and prizing".

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The two tournaments will be broadcast live from the show floor:

Teams:

  • Twenty-four (24) teams of five will compete in the qualifiers, including premier organisations like Echo Fox, Team Kaliber, Panda Gaming, Noble, Epsilon, and SoaR Gaming.
  • The top seven teams from the qualifiers will join top finishers from Fight for the Crown (Counter Logic Gaming, Obey Alliance, Denial esports, World Best Gaming, and Luminosity Gaming) in the finals to compete for their share of £115.000.

Solos:

  • A pure free-for-all for individuals, beginning with 120 rivals in solo qualifiers battling it out for their spot in the finals.
  • The 40 best-performing players will join the 20 pre-selected individuals in the solo tournament finals to fight for their share of £77.000.
  • Participants hail from more than 13 countries, including the United States, Canada, China, Denmark, France, Belgium, Sweden, Korea, Japan, Turkey, Brazil, Norway, and Australia.

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The tournament starts tomorrow, 21 July, and ends on 23 July. Here's the schedule for you:

  • Friday, 21 July - Solo qualifiers: 7 pm - 11 pm BST
  • Saturday, 22 July - Team qualifiers: 7 pm - 11 pm BST
  • Sunday, 23 July - Solo finals: 3 am - 5:30 am BST
  • Sunday, 23 July - Team finals: 5 pm - 8 pm BST

You can catch the action live on Twitch.