Our eight finalists from the preliminaries will go toe-to-toe at ESL UK Studios in Leicester. Who will go on to represent their region in the World Championship in South Korea?

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The four finalists from the North American and European qualifiers respectively will be making their way to the ESL Studios in Leicester, UK to compete in the final two days of the World Championship Qualification Tournament series. The top team from each region will not only take home the largest slice of the total $100,000 prize pool, but will go on to compete against other regions in the World Championship Tournament held in South Korea. Read more about the 2018 World Championships.

World Championship Qualification Tournament Finalists

North America



Goblin Spiders



Bold and Brash

Bad Intentions


Positive Vibes


Here’s a preview of the team jersey designs that they’ll be wearing live on stage during the UK Finals.

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How to Attend

This event is open to fans with limited audience seating available at the ESL UK Studios in Leicester, UK. Visit the EventBrite page for more information on times and location. Those attending will receive a collectible Jinsoyun pin, an NCSOFT phone stand, and the in-game Rosethorn Premium Costume set. There will also be a raffle held each day for in-game items and exclusive tournament merchandise!


How to Watch

If you can’t make it out to Leicester, worry not; you can watch the entire competition from the comfort of your computer or mobile device. We’ll be streaming the whole event live at twitch.tv/bladeandsoul.

North American Finals and Showcase Matches:

  • Saturday, August 25 starting at 9:00am PDT/5:00pm BST

European Finals and Showcase Matches:

  • Sunday, August 26 starting at 5:00am PDT/1:00pm BST


Viewers at home will also have a chance to score tournament merchandise and other various in-game prizes, so stay tuned to esports.bladeandsoul.com and be sure to follow @BnSEsports on Twitter for ongoing updates and information!