Da Kun Gaming declared winner of the Wild Rift Horizon Cup 2021: After an exciting 8-day battle, the coronation Wild rift 2021 event, Horizon Wild Rift Cup comes to an end today with the Chinese giant Da Kun Gaming (DKG) emerging as the winner of the esports tournament, bagged a monstrous $ 100,000 prize money. The team defeats ThunderTalk Games 4-2 in the final in China.
Da Kun Gaming declared winner of the Wild Rift Horizon Cup 2021
The offline event started on November 13 and ended on November 21. Suntec Convention and Exhibition Center, Singapore hosted the top ten teams from 8 regions for the Wild Rift final of the year event.
Wild Rift Horizon Cup 2021: the DKG winner’s journey to the trophy
Ten teams divided into two groups met in the group stage. Both finalists confirmed the semifinals being the champions of each group. On the other hand, KT Rolster and ESports SBTC of Group A and Team secret and Sengoku Gaming Group B went to the quarterfinals.
Then, DKG beat Team Secret 3-1 and ThunderTalk beat KT narrow 3-2. In the Bo7 Grand Finals, DKG won the first two rounds, but the runner-up made a great comeback by winning the last two.
Thus, the score is 2-2. DKG won the fifth round again and came close to the trophy. ThunderTalk tried to turn around in Game 6, but lost again. And, the final score became 4-2, and DKG confirmed their champion title.
The event featured a massive $ 500,000 prize pool. The participation of each team is as follows.
|Champion||Da Kun Gaming||$ 100,000|
|Runner-up||ThunderTalk Games||$ 80,000|
|7th to 8th||TSM|
|9th to 10th||Tribe Gaming|
Horizon Cup 2021 is Wild Rift Esports’ first international event. According to Riot’s claim, next year will be more exciting and will feature a broader roadmap.
However, the just-concluded event sent a message to fans that the upcoming tournaments will be more glamorous as the Horizon Cup met the expectations of the fans in every respect.