The Pinnacle Cup 2021 with a prize pool of $100,000 will take place online from May 5 to May 30.
In total, 12 invited teams will take part in the tournament, including: Vikin.gg, Hellbear Smashers, Team Spirit, Brame, PuckChamp, HellRaisers, EXTREMUM, lvlUP, Chicken Fighters and Team Unique. 2 more teams have not been announced yet.
The group stage will be held from 5 to 25 May, the system is single round-robin, the format of matches is best of 3. The best 2 teams will go to the upper bracket, 3-6 places to the bottom, the rest of the teams will be eliminated.
The playoffs will be from May 26 to May 30, the system will be double-elimination, the grand final will be in the format best of 5.
Prize Pool Pinnacle Cup 2021 Breakdown
1st place: $50,000
2nd place: $30,000
3rd place: $15,000
4th place: $5,000
Schedule Pinnacle Cup 2021 for May 5
12:00 CET: HellRaisers vs. Vikin.gg @ BO3
15:00 CET: EXTREMUM vs. Team Unique @ BO3
18:00 CET: Chicken Fighters vs. PuckChamp @ BO3