LOOT.BET Season 9 will run on April 12 to May 16, UCC has announced, and will feature the same structure and prize pool as the previous iteration of the tournament, with a closed qualifier, Swiss stage and single-elimination playoffs.
The Swiss stage will then kick off on April 17, with sixteen sides fighting for eight spots in the playoffs. Among the invited teams are Copenhagen Flames, SKADE, Endpoint, Movistar Riders, Galaxy Racer, Young Ninjas, Sangal LDLC, and HYENAS the Danish squad built around the former North trio of Nicklas “gade” Gade, Philip “aizy” Aistrup and Markus “Kjaerbye” Kjærbye.
The top eight participants will then move on to the single-elimination playoff bracket, where four invited teams that are to be announced shortly will await the Round of 16 winners in the quarter-finals. The ninth season will come to an end on May 16 with the best-of-three grand final that will grant the victor the $25,000 grand prize.
The prize distribution for LOOT.BET Season 9 is the following: