TwitchCon 2019 Twitch Rivals tournament – games, prize pool, how to play, and more

Eli Becht

A massive Twitch Rivals tournament is being held at TwitchCon 2019 featuring a $1 million prize pool across Apex Legends, League of Legends, Teamfight Tactics and Fortnite. Here’s what you need to know.

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Twitch Rivals gives streamers a chance to compete against one another for bragging rights and a decent payday.

Now, the tournament is coming back to TwitchCon and it’s bigger than ever as over $1 million is up for grabs and for the first time, it’s open to more than just Twitch Partners.

Riot Games
Teamfight Tactics is coming back for another Twitch Rivals event.
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What games are involved?

Four of the most popular games across Twitch will be represented here including Fortnite, Apex Legends, League of Legends.

Over the course of three days, each game will be represented with, beginning first with Fortnite, then day two bundles League of Legends and Teamfight Tactics together, and finally things conclude with Apex Legends on the final day.

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How are the winnings split?

With four games and over $1 million of winners available, there’s a lot of ways players can cash out.

Of that total, $500,000 is going to Apex Legends alone, but the rest of the splits have not yet been revealed by Twitch. No matter what way you slice it, over $500,000 being split between three games is going to be a good chunk of change.

Respawn Entertainment
Apex Legends is showing up in a big way at TwitchCon.
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How can you play?

Twitch Partners and Affiliates have the option to play in the tournaments, provided they make the trip to TwitchCon of course.

For the Apex Legends and League of Legends players, there is a way to get involved ahead of time to guarantee yourself a spot.

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The Road to TwitchCon tournaments will allows winning Partners from Europe and North America to get a free trip to TwitchCon and guarantee them a spot in the official tournaments.

There are two Apex tournaments and one League one, and you can check out the times for those three tournaments below.

  • Apex Legends Road to TwitchCon I: 
    • August 28-29
  • League of Legends Road to TwitchCon: 
    • September 4-5
  • Apex Legends Road to TwitchCon II: 
    • September 9

For the Partners and Affiliates without guaranteed spots, you can either be picked from the live audience or prove your skills in the Open Bracket.

This Open Bracket will only be available to Teamfight Tactics and takes place during the League of Legends tournament. There will be eight open lobbies which will give anyone a chance to qualify.