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Watch the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate European Smash Ball Team Cup 2019 finals on May 4th and 5th!
All the info you need to tune into the tournament, live from Amsterdam!
Version française ici : Assistez à la phase finale de la Super Smash Bros. Ultimate European Smash Ball Team Cup 2019 les 4 et 5 mai prochains ! 😉
The Super Smash Bros. Ultimate European Smash Ball Team Cup 2019 is just a few days away! Taking place at Amsterdam’s Beurs van Berlage on May 4th and 5th, this tournament will pit teams from across the continent against one another, as they each battle it out to become European champions. Next stop for the champs? The World Championships in Los Angeles on June 8th!
The group stages will be played on Saturday May 4th from 10:00 (UK time), while the tension rises in the quarter-finals, semi-finals and finals on Sunday May 5th from 10:00 (UK time)!
How do I watch?
Fans who want to support and root for their local teams at the finals in Amsterdam can apply for a ticket here.
Day 1 on YouTube, live from 10:00 (UK time) on May 4th:
Day 2 on YouTube, live from 10:00 (UK time) on May 5th:
Any other way to stay up to date?
You can get updates during May 4th and 5th by following @NintendoUKVS on Twitter.
Who’s fighting who?
Here’s the group drawing. One of these teams holds the future European champions!
The quarter-final bracket will be drawn only after all group matches have ended.
What can they win?
On top of pride, the winning team will come away with a trophy and specially designed Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Nintendo Switch Pro Controllers!
The champions will also go on to represent Europe in the World Championship, held in Los Angeles on June 8th.
What are the rules?
Qualified teams will be split into four groups, with the top two teams of each group moving on to the quarter-finals stage. The winners in group, quarter- and semi-finals will be decided by a best-of-five Set, featuring these matches:
Match 1: 2v2 (best of 1)
Match 2: 1v1 Smashdown (BO1)
Match 3: 1v1 Smashdown (BO1)
Match 4: 1v1 Smashdown (BO1)
Match 5: 3v3 Squad Strike (BO1)
In the Grand Final, matches 1 – 4 will be best of three.
What are the match types?
If you’re not sure what some of those match types are, we’ve got you covered. Check out these videos to see what they’re all about!
Work together to win in 2 vs. 2 team battles!
The same fighter can’t be picked twice in the series of one-on-one Smashdown matches!
Only the best squad can come out on top in Squad Strike!
It all happens on May 4th and 5th, live from Amsterdam! Which team can overcome the odds, reach the top and become Super Smash Bros. Ultimate European Smash Ball Team Cup 2019 champions?!
— Nintendo UK News
Source: Nintendo UK.
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