World Championship will be held in Korea, September 20–29.
For the first time North America and Europe will be sending teams to the World Championship in South Korea, which will be held from September 20 to 29. The teams who place 1st and 2nd in the North American and European Regional Championships will move on the represent their region in the World Championship.
18 teams from 9 regions around the world; 3 South Korean, 3 Chinese, 2 Taiwanese, 2 Japanese, 2 North American, 2 European, 2 Russian, 1 Thai, and 1 Vietnamese will participate in this tournament. The total prize for the tournament is 180 million won (approximately $160,000 USD), and the 1st place team will receive 50 million won.
There will be three teams in the World Championship finals that have passed the Open Qualify (qualifying match), and Finals (quarterfinal, semi-final). Open Qualify and Finals will be held at the OGN e-Stadium in Seoul, South Korea. The location for the World Championship Final will be announced at a later date.
Blade & Soul players can purchase a ticket to watch the World Championship onsite. You can also watch the World Championship Live on the Blade & Soul Tournament Twitch channel, Cable TV OGN, and OGN Global Twitch channel.