Over the past month, competitive Arena of Valor has been relatively quiet. However, that all changes with the announcement of the AoV International Championship 2021 last week. Accordingly, Garena went public with some details regarding the event which we’ll happily share with you below!
AoV International Championship 2021 – Fact Sheet
First, here are some basic facts about this fifth iteration of this historic event for competitive Arena of Valor:
- Venue: Online
- Participants: 14 Teams
- Prize Pool: $1,000,000 (double the prize of previous tournaments)
- Dates: 27th November to 19th December
- Hosts: organized by Tencent and Garena
Yes, this anniversary event is special – this can be seen in the massive bump in prize pool.
However, though, the event will all be held online due to reasons of safety, as outlined in the press release from Garena.
Accordingly, teams will source from the following regions; China, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Malaysa + Singapore + Philippines, Chinese Taipei, Thailand and Vietnam:
- GCS – 3 Teams
- AOG – 3 Teams
- RPL – 3 Teams
- ASL – 1 Team
- MSP – 1 Team
- CN – 1 Team
- KR – 1 Team
- JP – 1 Team
Accordingly, mobile esports has never been so exciting, especially with the PMGC on the way for PUBG Mobile. We’ll be sure to keep a close eye. Indeed, so far, the full list of competitors isn’t live.