While the Contender Cash Cups and the Platform Cash Cups give everyone a chance to participating in some Fortnite esports action, the Champion Cups are for the best-of-the-best. Here's what you need to know about the Chopper's Champion Cup, kicking off on 15th September.
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First up, the Chopper's Champion Cup is a Trios tournament. Players will need to be in the Champion League (Division I, II, or III) in Arena to participate.
To find out more about the Chopper's Champion Cup, continue reading for details on the schedule, scoring system, prize pool, and where to watch.
There are three scheduled Chopper's Champion Cups. Each of these sessions lasts three hours.
- Tuesday, 15th September: 6 pm - 9 pm CEST (EU)
- Tuesday, 22nd September: 6 pm - 9 pm CEST (EU)
- Tuesday, 6th October: 6 pm - 9 pm CEST (EU)
Log into Fortnite to check the exact time for your region.
The Chopper's Champion Cup is a Trios tournament, which means teams of three will be competing.
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Teams will have up to 10 matches to play in a three-hour window. Each session lasts roughly three hours, as teams try to get as many points as possible based on the scoring system detailed in the next section.
Victory Royale: 14 points
2nd: 11 points
3rd: 9 points
4th: 8 points
5th: 7 points
6th: 6 points
7th - 8th: 5 points
9th - 10th: 4 points
11th - 13th: 3 points
14th - 17th: 2 points
18th - 25th: 1 point
Each Elimination: 1 point, capped at 20 elimination points per match.
There's a massive combined prize pool of $494,100 up for grabs spread across seven regions with three sessions each.
- Read more: Fortnite Paradox platform cash cups: How to join, prizes, schedule, format and how to watch
The Europe and NA East prize pools are by far the biggest for the Chopper's Champion Cup per session. Check them out below.
Find the full prize pool distribution for the Chopper's Champion Cup series here.
The biggest change in this season's competitive events is how these cups are now region locked.
This means you can only compete in one region. For example, if you compete in Europe, you can't compete in NA East as well, on the same day.
For a full set of rules, you should check out the Fortnite Chapter 2 Season 4 rule book.
Chopper's Champion Cup: How to watch
Epic Games will not be providing a live stream or broadcast for the Chopper's Champion Cup. However, you can check out the Fortnite Twitch.tv directory for live streams.
This tournament will run in tandem with Castor's Contender Cup but the pros will all be playing in the Chopper's Champion Cup.
If you have a favourite Fortnite streamer, then you can always watch them during the Chopper's Champion Cup.
Find some suggestions below.