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  Red Bull Solo Q – Duel your Way to Victory!
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04/09/2020
 


[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource GamesPress.]

●       Red Bull Solo Q is the official 1v1 League of Legends tournament

●       The champion will win the ultimate All-Star 2020 experience

●       The tournament will see new tournament stages

●       sjokz returns as brand ambassador alongside to-be-announced top athletes

Berlin, April 9th, 2020. Are you ready to duel? The official 1v1 League of Legends (LoL) tournament for players around the world, Red Bull Solo Q, starts online this spring! Last year, the competition branded as Red Bull Player One saw 25,000 registrants from 29 countries battling for the title. This season, the community can expect over 35 National Qualifiers & Finals, International Online Qualifiers and new tournament stages. Is the winner of last year’s edition, Jumong, up to defend his title? The UK Final will take place on October 3rd, with Online Qualifiers beginning on June 13th.

Red Bull Solo Q puts a twist on a typical League of Legends match, pitting player against player in a bracket of 1v1 duels. The first player to earn ‘First blood!’, destroy the opponents´ tower or reach a 100-minion score wins the duel. National winners will proceed to the Regional Finals or directly to the Red Bull Solo Q World Finals. Additional International Online Qualifiers as well as a Last-Chance Qualifier will also be held to provide a truly accessible esports experience.

As part of the partnership with League of Legends Global Esports Events, the winner of Red Bull Solo Q will get to experience the 2020 League of Legends All-Star Event firsthand! The champion will participate in the League’s annual year-end celebration alongside some of the game’s biggest esports athletes and streaming personalities, playing in special showcases and attending exclusive parties.

Red Bull also continues their collaboration with one of the most popular faces in the League of Legends community: sjokz, who will return as the global brand ambassador for Red Bull Solo Q. Last year, she was live on stage for the National Finals in Germany, Japan and the United Kingdom – and even cast some games. This year, she will be involved with the European Regional Finals as well as the World Finals. Top athletes and many more well-known faces from the LoL scene will also make special appearances throughout the tournament.

The International Online Qualifiers are already open for registration. The first Red Bull Solo Q tournament will start with online qualifiers for Ireland on April 16, with more countries rolling out their tournaments in the weeks to follow. Visit redbull.com/soloq for more information, including format and rules & eligibility, and additional announcements!

Notes to Editors

The full schedule for Red Bull Solo Queue in the UK:

  • 13/6 Online Qualifier 1 - 2 players qualify (winner & runner up)
  • 20/6 Online Qualifier 2 - 2 players qualify (winner & runner up)
  • 27/6 Online Qualifier 3 - 2 players qualify (winner & runner up) 
  • 26/9 NUEL Only Qualifier – 1 player qualify (winner)
  • 2/10 Last chance qualifier – 1 player qualify (winner)
  • 3/10 - National Final - Top 8 players (winner qualifies for World Final)
 

About Red Bull Gaming / esports *

Red Bull gives you wings – in gaming and real life. We have built up personalities in gaming and hosted and supported esports events for a long time. Some of the most notable athletes promoted include streaming superstar Ninja, the 2019 Dota 2 world champions OG, and many more. We are partners with the League of Legends Global Esports Events and numerous regional leagues around the world, including the League of Legends European Championship (LEC), Campeonato Brasileiro de League of Legends (CBLOL), and League of Legends Championship Series (LCS). Apart from Red Bull Solo Q, we host tournaments – like the Red Bull Kumite – that gives world class players the chance to stand out. Explore the world behind the can and visit the hub on redbull.com/esports or redbull.com/gaming. Our hubs feature the latest trends in gaming, esports and lifestyle. It is a focal point for getting information about exciting upcoming Red Bull events, plus there is a section aimed at players in particular who want to improve their skills.

More Red Bull Gaming / esports

●       Red Bull Solo Q Discord:

 https://discordapp.com/invite/redbullsoloq2020

●       Still images for editorial use

 https://www.redbullcontentpool.com/

●       Web

 https://redbull.com/gaming

 https://redbull.com/esports

●       Twitter

 https://twitter.com/redbullgaming

●       Instagram

 https://www.instagram.com/redbullgaming/

●       Facebook

 https://www.facebook.com/RedBullGaming