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We’re just a couple months away from kicking off the Paladins World Championship as part of Hi-Rez Expo at DreamHack Atlanta! This massive event will be the conclusion of Paladins’ second season, with the best teams joining us from around the world to compete for over $300,000 in prizing across PC and console. 15 teams will enter as competitors, but only one will be crowned the Champion of the Realm!
In this post you’ll find everything you need to know about the Paladins World Championship at DreamHack Atlanta – including our format, participating teams, and day-by-day schedules. We’ll also be covering information regarding the placement rounds for this event, which is taking place a week before HRX at DreamHack.
Dates: November 5 – November 10
Before our best Paladins teams head to DreamHack Atlanta for the World Championship, they’ll have to battle through our placement round to earn one of 8 available spots in the championship bracket.
There will be a total of 15 teams participating in the Placement Round. The top 2 EU and top 2 NA PPL teams will automatically receive a bye into the Paladins World Championship bracket, the rest of our PPL and PGS teams will be fighting for a spot through an extremely arduous bracket.
Participating teams for the Placement Round are as follows, listed in order of seeding.
These 15 teams will make their way through the Placement Round using the following format:
The top 4 teams in the Placement Round bracket will punch their ticket to battle against the top 2 PPL EU and NA teams in the main Paladins World Championship bracket during DreamHack Atlanta.
The Paladins World Championship Placement Round will run from Monday, November 5 until Saturday, November 10. Every game will be available across all our official channels – Mixer, Twitch, YouTube, and Facebook.
Broadcasts will begin at 11:00am ET with 4-5 matches played per day. Here’s a quick breakdown of which matches you can expect to see each day:
Monday, November 5
Tuesday, November 6
Wednesday, November 7
Thursday, November 8
Friday, November 9
Saturday, November 10
Dates: November 16 – November 18.
Once they’ve fought through the Placement Round, the top 4 teams will continue on to compete against the top 2 EU and NA PPL teams in the main Paladins World Championship. The format for our championship bracket is as follows:
Participating teams will be seeded based on how they finished during the Placement Round, with the top 4 PPL (2 EU, 2 NA) teams who received a BYE holding the top slots:
The Paladins World Championship will run from November 16-18, with every game available on our official Mixer, Twitch, YouTube, and Facebook channels. Pick your favorite platform to watch the broadcast and experience our interactive content while you watch!
Here’s a look at the full schedule, along with the matches being played each day:
Friday, November 16 (Quarterfinals)
Saturday, November 17 (Semifinals)
Sunday, November 18 (Grand Finals)
That’s all the information we have for you at this time! If you haven’t already, make sure to purchase tickets for HRX 2018 at DreamHack Atlanta so you can catch the Paladins World Championship LIVE at the World Congress Center in Georgia. And, as always, be sure to follow us on Twitter @PaladinsPro to keep up with future updates as we close in on the event!