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The Solo Shuffle Showdown esports event that was announced earlier this month will begin on the 23rd and end on the 25th, all of which will be streamed over at YouTube and Twitch. While the rules as well as the $100,000 (USD) prize pool have already been announced, we finally have the list of participants as well as some additional information on the upcoming tournament.

Lastly, you can participate in Echo’s “Pick’ems” for a chance to win 60 days of game time by clicking here. For more information on the upcoming Solo Shuffle Showdown event, make sure to check out the official post below.

Blizzard Entertainment – (Source)

Get ready for the first Solo Shuffle tournament, where 36 players from NA and EMEA will duke it out for a share of the $100,000 (USD) prize pool!

Solo queue fans, rejoice! Solo Shuffle Showdown is the first WoW© Esports tournament where PvP players will compete as individuals instead of on a team. A total of 72 gladiators will fight for glory in a quest to become the first ever Solo Shuffle Showdown champion!

Solo Shuffle Showdown: September 23-25

  • Venue: Online – YouTube.com/Warcraft & Twitch.tv/Warcraft
  • Dates: Friday, September 23 – Sunday, September 25
  • Broadcast Start Time: 10 AM PDT / 7 PM CEST
  • Prize Pool: $100,000 (USD)
  • Format:
    • Players will be participating either as Healers or Damage-dealers. Each region will have a winner in each category.
    • Competition split into two stages: Knockout Stage and Finals.
    • Knockout Stage: September 23 – EMEA and September 24 – NA
      • 36 Players will play three matches divided in groups of 6 players. Players will be randomly reseeded after each match.
      • Each round won in a match will grant one point.
      • The top eight Damage-dealers and top four Healers will advance to the Finals.
    • Finals: September 25 – EMEA & NA
      • Points earned during the Knockout Stage will be reset to 0.
      • The top 12 players from each region will play two matches each, randomly seeded in groups of six players.
      • After these matches, the four Damage-dealers and two Healers with the highest score will play one last match.
      • The Damage-dealer and Healer with the highest scores throughout the day will be crowned the Solo Shuffle Showdown Champions!

 

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  • Participants:

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  • Pick’ems:
    • Echo is bringing the Pick’ems back! Vote for your favorite players and guess who will be the winners of the tournament here.

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