Battle of Bucharest 2017 is the first Mount & Blade live esports event, organized by the Lithuanian Esport Federation with the support of TaleWorlds and PGL, and sponsored by Intel and G-Core Labs. The qualifying rounds start today May 11 until May 14. The best teams and individual duelists will make it through to the live finals, which will be celebrated in Bucharest on May 20.

 

Here are the numbers and key information about the qualifying rounds:

 

  • 30 teams registered, which makes a total of 150 players in the 5 vs 5 category. You can find the full list of teams and participants here.
  • 134 individual duelists have registered to fight in the 1 vs 1 category. They will be divided in four groups for the qualifying rounds. You can find the full list of duelists here [link needed].
  • The qualifying matches will start from May 11 to 14 at 17:30 UTC, with the last match starting at 19:00 UTC. You can find the whole schedule of play here.
  • Watch the live matches here.
  • Find the full roster in Challonge here.
  • Join the discussion in the tournament’s Discord server.
  • International media from different European countries will cover the tournament.

 

SUMMARY

What: Battle of Bucharest, the first live international Mount & Blade esports event.

Who: Organized by the Lithuanian Esport Federation, with the support of TaleWorlds Entertainment and PGL, sponsored by Intel and G-Core Labs.

Where and when: Online qualifying rounds from May 11 to 14. Live finals in Bucharest on May 20.

Watch the online qualifiers rounds at https://www.twitch.tv/taleworlds.

Rules: Check the rules of the competition at http://battle.lef.lt.

Prizes: 5 vs 5 category: $5,000 for the winning team, $2,500 for second place, $750 for third place. Duel category: $1,000 for the winner, $500 for second place, $250 for third place.

 

ASSETS

You can download the official logos, screenshots, and other visual assets here.

 

CONTACT AND SOCIAL MEDIA

Antonio Santo – Jaleo PR

Follow TaleWorlds on Twitter

Taleworlds – Facebook page

 

FOR MORE INFO…

Battle of Bucarest – Official website

TaleWorlds website