TFT K/DA Cup: Format, Dates, Prize Pool, Competitors

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The TFT K/DA Cup is around the corner as the first event on the road to the Regional Finals for Set 10: Remix Rumble begins on Jan. 6.

Fans of TFT Esports won't have to wait much longer after a layoff following the Vegas Open. The K/DA Cup is the first of two cups that lead into the Regional Finals taking place Feb. 23-25. It is a four-day tournament spanning two weekends with Regional Finals qualification and cash on the line. Here's everything you need to know about the Teamfight Tactics K/DA Cup.

Teamfight Tactics K/DA Cup

Teamfight Tactics K/DA Cup Format

The K/DA Cup takes place over four days spanning two weekends. The first weekend of competition will be Jan. 6-7 with the second taking place Jan. 13-14.

Here's the breakdown for each day of competition:

Day 1 - Jan. 6

  • 128 players play six games
  • Lobbies shuffle every two games
  • Top 64 advance to Day 2
  • Bonus Points awarded at beginning of Day 2 (Top 24 = 1 Point, Top 16 = 2 Points, Top 8 = 3 Points)

Day 2 - Jan. 7

  • 64 players play six games
  • Lobbies shuffle every two games
  • Top 32 advance to Day 3

Day 3 - Jan. 13

  • 64 players play six games (32 from Day 2, 32 qualify as High Seed)
  • Lobbies shuffle every two games
  • Top 32 advance to Day 4 (same bonus points awarded for placings as Day 1)

Day 4 - Jan. 14

  • 32 players play five games
  • Lobbies shuffle every two games
  • Top 16 advance to Penultimate Lobbies without Points Reset
  • Penultimate Lobbies feature 16 players, each play one more game
  • Top 8 from Penultimate Lobbies advance to Final Lobby without Points Reset
  • Final Lobby is eight players in one final game
  • Top 4 qualify from Final Lobby to Regional Finals

Teamfight Tactics K/DA Cup Prize Pool

The total prize pool for the K/DA Cup is $12,500. The breakdown is as follows:

  • 1st - $3,500 + NA Regional Finals Invite
  • 2nd - $2,500 + NA Regional Finals Invite
  • 3rd - $1,750 + NA Regional Finals Invite
  • 4th - $1,250 + NA Regional Finals Invite
  • 5th - $900
  • 6th - $700
  • 7th - $500
  • 8th - $400
  • 9th-12th - $250

Teamfight Tactics K/DA Cup Competitors

The full list of competitors can be found here.

How to Watch the TFT K/DA Cup

Days 1 and 2 will not feature a main broadcast from Riot Games. Players competing in the K/DA Cup might stream gameplay (with or without a delay) depending on their comfort level with broadcasting matches. Keep an eye out to see if your favorite competitor will be streaming. When the K/DA Cup arrives, we'll keep track of notable players who are broadcasting live.

Days 3 and 4 will have a main broadcast from Riot Games. Fans can likely find broadcasts on YouTube or Twitch through official channels.