Fortnite World Cup Online Open Week 1 Begins This Weekend

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Fortnite World Cup Online Open
Fortnite World Cup Online Open Epic Games

Week 1 of the Fortnite World Cup Online Open begins April 13, with a total prize pool of $1 million up for grabs. This marks the start of a series of tournaments to be held every weekend ending on June 15 and 16, for a total of 10 weeks. Each week has a $1 million prize pool.

The World Cup Online Open alternates between Solo and Duos with Week 1 being a Solo competition.

Each Online Open occurs over two rounds of play during the weekend, with each server region having their own tournament: North America - East, North America - West, Europe, Asia, Brazil, and Oceana.

Online Open Semi-Finals (Saturdays):

- 3 Hour Session.

- 10 Match Limit.

- Scoring based on placement and eliminations.

- Top 3,000 players will advance to the Online Open Finals on Sunday.

- Players may only participate in one Online Open server region.

Online Open Finals (Sundays):

- Points scored during Online Open Semi-Finals on Saturday do not transfer to Online Open Finals on Sunday.

- 3 Hour Session.

- 10 Match Limit.

- The top ranked players globally receive cash prizes from a $1,000,000 prize pool. Prize payout tiers to be confirmed. Winning players will be required to provide additional information to process payments.

- The highest ranked players in each server region will advance to the Fortnite World Cup Finals.

Player Qualifiers
Player Qualifiers Epic Games

To qualify in Duos competitions for cash prizes and the Fortnite World Cup Finals, players can only pair with one Duo partner during each weekend of Online Open tournaments. However, players can switch Duos partners from week to week. Duos partners that qualify for the Fortnite World Cup Finals cannot be switched for substitute players.

Matchmaking during both rounds is based off of current points within the tournament, and all players are matchmade together regardless of input device or platform.

The Fortnite World Cup Finals is from July 26 to July 28 at New York City with a prize pool of $30 million.

Players interested to join can read the 2019 Fortnite World Cup Online Open Official Rules.

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