How to watch the Fortnite ESL Katowice Royale tournament

Find out all the tournament information including players, prize pool, and format.

Starting March 1, 100 international Fortnite players will go head-to-head in a mixture of solos and duos tournaments at ESL Katowice Royale.

The ESL Katowice Royale is the first major event supported by Epic Games that will see all major regions compete for the first time.

Here’s everything you need to know about the international edition of the ESL Katowice Royale.

Players

The tournament will feature a stacked lineup of Fortnite players, including Ghost Gaming’s, Rocco “Saf” Morales and Timothy “Bizzle” Miller who both secured wins at this months Fortnite Secret Skirmish.

Jake “Poach” Brumleve and Noah “Vivid” Wright and Nate “NateHill” Hill and Trevor “FunkBomb” Siegler highlight the duos for the tournament. Both have seen incredible success in previous tournaments, currently sitting within the top twenty Fortnite earners.

ESL announced that the winner of last weekends Polish edition of the tournament,  Jarek “JarkoS” Kaleta will be participating in the international solos.

The full list of all 100 players competing can be found here

Schedule

The tournament will run from March 1 to 3, starting with the solos tournament on the first day and the duos tournaments on the final two days.

For all three days, the first match will begin at 5am CT and conclude with the last match at 12:20pm CT.

Format

Both tournaments will be ranked using a point system with players being awarded for both eliminations and placement.

Solos Tournament 

Each Elimination: 5 Points

Victory Royale: 65 Points

2nd Place: 58 Points

3rd Place: 56 Points

4th Place: 54 Points

5th Place: 52 Points

. . .

50th Place: 1 Point

Duos Tournament

Each Elimination: 5 Points

Victory Royale: 65 Points

2nd Place: 56 Points

3rd Place: 52 Points

4th Place: 48 Points

5th Place: 44 Points

. . .

25th Place: 1 Point

A detailed breakdown of the point distribution for both tournaments can be found here

Prize Pool

The prize pools will differ between each tournament, with $100,000 being up for grabs in the solos and $400,000 in the duos.

Solos Tournament 

Total: $100,000

1st: $20,000

2nd: $16,000

3th: $12,000

4th: $8,000

5-6th: $6,000

7 -10th: $4,000

11-16th: $2,000

17-20th: $1,000

Duos Tournament

Total: $400,000

1st: $80,000

2nd: $64,000

3th: $48,000

4th: $32,000

5-6th: $24,000

7 -10th: $16,000

11-16th: $8,000

17-20th: $4,000

Stream

You can watch all the action live on the ESL Fortnite Twitch channel starting on March. 1 at 5am CT.