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Street Fighter V Intel World Open: How to register, dates, prize pool, formats and more

One of the iconic video game franchises will make history ahead of the Summer Olympics and here’s everything you need to know.

The Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics will not go without esports, at least not without Rocket League and Street Fighter that is.

The Intel World Open has been announced and confirmed for the following months and with the stage set for anybody to step up, there are basic rules, requirements and baselines for the community to follow.

Needing to be at least 16 years of age to register and open for both PC and PS4, the competition will be ruthless as the funnel of professionals and casuals alike narrows down for 11 Regional Grand Finals.

From dates and prize pools to how to register, here’s everything you need to know about the Street Fighter V Intel World Open.

Street Fighter V Intel World Open dates

The Street Fighter V Intel World Open will be held from June 1st to July 21st 2021. Here’s a breakdown of the four phases the tournament will go through:

  • Registration (May 15-31)
  • Open Qualifiers (June 1 – 13)
  • Closed Qualifiers (June 29 – July 4)
  • Regional Finals (July 16 – 21)

Street Fighter V Intel World Open format

The Street Fighter V Intel World Open will be held across the following formats and under the following rules:

  • The tournament is a single-player competition.
  • The open qualifiers will run in a double-elimination format, all matches will be played in Best of 3 (BO3) mode.
  • The closed qualifiers will run in a double-elimination format, all matches will be played in Best of 5 (BO5) mode.

street fighter v intel world open how to enter register tournament prize pool(Picture: IOC)

Street Fighter V Intel World Open eligible regions

The Street Fighter V Intel World Open will have the following 26 countries/regions eligible for participation:

  • Australia
  • Brazil
  • China
  • Dominican Republic
  • France
  • Hong Kong, China
  • Japan
  • Mexico
  • Oceania
  • Rest of Central America
  • Rest of East Asia
  • Rest of Europe East
  • Rest of Europe West
  • Rest of Middle-East Africa and West Asia
  • Rest of North America East
  • Rest of North America West
  • Rest of South-East Asia
  • Russia
  • Singapore
  • South America
  • South Korea
  • Taiwan
  • United Arab Emirates
  • United Kingdom
  • United States of America East
  • United States of America West

street fighter v intel world open how to enter register tournament prize pool(Picture: IOC)

Street Fighter V Intel World Open prize pool

The Street Fighter V Intel World Open will have the top players from each region meet in 11 Regional Finals to play for national bragging rights and their share of the $250,000 prize pool, yet to be distributed accordingly.

Street Fighter V Intel World Open rules

The Street Fighter V Intel World Open has a rule book available online for everyone. To access the full set of rules, please click here.

Street Fighter V Intel World Open how to register

All tournaments will be held on ESL Play. To register for the Street Fighter V Intel World Open, head to https://play.intelworldopen.gg/ or click here.

For further information, FAQ or Regional Finals breakdown, make sure to check out the Intel World Open landing page for the Street Fighter V event by following this link.