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Fortnite: How To Register For G2 Esports €20K Get The Cash Cup

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ESTNN breaks down the upcoming Get The Cash Cup tournament presented by G2 Esports.


The reigning esports organization of the year — G2 Esports — has announced a massive Fortnite Battle Royale tournament for European players. Aptly named “Get The Cash Cup,” G2 is putting up a €20K prize pool for members of the EU region. Trio teams will battle for some money and bragging rights in arguably Fortnite’s most challenging region.

We can expect all of the elite talents such as Martin “100T MrSavage” Foss Andersen, Benjy “NRG benjyfishy” Fish, Tai “GUILD TaySon” Starčič and more to compete. Today, ESTNN will break down the prize pool distribution, scoring system, format and all methods viewers can use to watch the tournament.

Format & Schedule

G2’s Get The Cash Cup is a trio tournament, open to players of all Arena Mode ranks. Unfortunately, it’s not clear whether G2 is restricting it only to European players, so we’ll update when that information becomes available. However, we do know that there will be two open qualifier rounds, followed by the semi-finals and the finals.

Here is a complete format breakdown:

Heat 1 

  • Six matches
  • Three-hour session
  • The top 66 teams advance to the Semi-Finals
  • Those who fail to qualify can participate in Heat 2
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Heat 2

  • Six matches
  • Three-hour session
  • The top 66 teams advance to the Semi-Finals

Semi-Finals

  • Six matches
  • Three-hour session
  • The top eight teams advance to the Grand Finals

Finals

  • Six matches
  • Custom lobbies
  • The highest scores will take home a portion of the prize pool

Here is the tournament schedule:

  • Heat 1: Saturday, July 3: 16:00 - 19:00 (CEST - UTC+2)
  • Heat 2: Saturday, July 3: 20:00 - 23:00 (CEST - UTC+2)
  • Semi-Finals: Sunday, July 4: 16:00 - 19:00 (CEST - UTC+2)
  • Finals: Sunday, July 4: 20:00 - 23:00 (CEST - UTC+2)

Scoring System

Participants in this tournament will earn points based on placement and eliminations. Each game-winning trio will have 25 points in total added to their score. Eliminations are worth one point apiece. The scoring system changes in the Semi-Finals and Finals, where placement points increase and eliminations net two points each.

Here is the complete scoring structure per round:

Heats

  • Victory Royale: 25 points
  • 2nd: 20 points
  • 3rd: 16 points
  • 4th: 14 points
  • 5th: 13 points
  • 6th: 12 points
  • 7th: 11 points
  • 8th: 10 points
  • 9th: 9 points
  • 10th: 8 points
  • 11th: 7 points
  • 12th: 6 points
  • 13th: 5 points
  • 14th: 4 points
  • 15th: 3 points
  • 16th: 2 points
  • 17th: 1 point
  • Each Elimination: 1 point

Semi-Finals & Finals

  • Victory Royale: 30 points
  • 2nd: 26 points
  • 3rd: 24 points
  • 4th: 22 points
  • 5th: 21 points
  • 6th: 20 points
  • 7th: 19 points
  • 8th: 18 points
  • 9th: 17 points
  • 10th: 16 points
  • 11th: 14 points
  • 12th: 13 points
  • 13th: 12 points
  • 14th: 11 points
  • 15th: 10 points
  • 16th: 9 points
  • 17th: 8 points
  • 24th: 5 points
  • Each Elimination: 2 points
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Prize Distribution

Only teams that reach the Finals will have a crack at the €20K prize pool. The top three teams will walk away with some money and also each team who earns a Victory Royale.

Here is the full prize pool distribution:

  • 1st: 10,500 €
  • 2nd: 3,000 €
  • 3rd: 1,950 €
  • Teams will earn 750 € per Victory Royale

How to Register

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The excellent team over at War Legend will be operating this tournament. 

Players looking to register should follow the steps below:

  1. Navigate to the G2 Get The Cash Cup tournament page
  2. Scroll down and click the “Register” button
  3. Download the WLS Client if you don’t already have it
  4. Verify your Epic Games account
  5. Link your Twitter and Discord to your War Legend account
  6. Join the G2 Get The Cash Cup Discord server
  7. Follow G2 Esports on Twitter
  8. Go back to the tournament page and invite your teammates
  9. You are now registered

How to Watch

G2 Esports has not announced an official broadcast yet, but you can expect most of your favorite competitive Fortnite players to stream the event. We’ll be sure to update you with specific stream links as we move closer to the event.

Stay tuned to ESTNN for more Fortnite news and updates!

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