Audio equipment manufacturer JBL in collaboration with ESL is hosting a Valorant tournament on 12th and 13th December 2020, featuring some of the top teams in North America, including North American First Strike winners, 100 Thieves.
It is sure to be an exciting tournament for esports fans to watch, so here's everything you need to know about the Valorant JBL Quantum Cup.
There's a total prize pool of 50,000 USD on the line in the Valorant JBL Quantum Cup. At the time of writing, the exact prize pool distribution is unknown.
Expect the winner of the Valorant JBL Quantum Cup to get the lion's share of the prize pool.
The Valorant JBL Quantum Cup will take kick off with a round-robin group stage with seven rounds of matches. All matches in the group stage will be best-of-one, with the bottom four teams being eliminated from the tournament.
The top four teams from the group stage will face off in a single-elimination bracket, with all matches being best-of-three.
A total of eight teams will compete across two days of Valorant esports action at the JBL Quantum Cup.
The Valorant JBL Quantum Cup teams are:
- 100 Thieves
- Gen.G Esports
- FaZe Clan
- Time In
- Team Envy
Both TSM and 100 Thieves made it to the final of the Valorant First Strike NA tournament, with the latter coming out on top.
It will be exciting to see if the two meet again in the Valorant JBL Quantum Cup finals, or if another team will challenge them for the crown.
The Valorant JBL Quantum Cup takes place over the period of two days, 12th and 13th December 2020.
The first day featuring the round-robin group stage will kick off at 13:00 PST / 21:00 GMT. It will run until roughly five hours.
The final day of the Valorant JBL Quantum Cup is on 13th December 2020. It will also start at 13:00 PST / 21:00 GMT just like the first day, and will run for roughly six hours.
Valorant JBL Quantum Cup: How to watch
You can catch all the Valorant JBL Quantum Cup action on the official JBL Audio Twitch.tv channel, which we've embedded below for your convenience.