King George’s Kings Cup – $1,000 prize and free entry? Yes please!
FirstBlood are hosting three $1,000 free to enter events for Rainbow Six Siege in partnership with former World Champion King George. The first event is this coming weekend!
King George to participate and so can you!
The Rainbow Six Siege Mexico Major is in full swing, and if it's giving you that itch to compete yourself then the Kings Cup will be right down your alley. King George's Kings Cup is a $1,000 free-entry event that is being held every third Saturday in August, September and October! Aside from the prize money, the beauty of the Kings Cup is it is open to PC players of all skill levels in North America.
The events are being organised by FirstBlood, who also ran the Near Warzone Showcase and the Slaystation Invitational Series. The Kings Cup is part of several initiatives by FirstBlood to grow the grassroots communities of titles such as Call of Duty: Warzone and Rainbow Six Siege. The first of three Kings Cups will take place on August 21st (sign-up details below).
“We are excited to expand our partnership with KingGeorge to build on the foundation of providing free events for the community that encourage players of all skill levels to compete and expand their esports horizons," said Emily Peel, Director of Business Development at FirstBlood.
"FirstBlood is excited to expand our partnership with KingGeorge to build on the foundation of providing free events for the community that encourage players of all skill levels to compete and expand their esports horizons"
Emily Peel, Director of Business Development at FirstBlood
Who is King George?
Kings Cup, which is powered by FirstBlood, will be streamed by the partner for the event King George on his popular Twitch channel. King George is a former Rainbow Six Siege pro who retired in 2017 to focus on his streaming career. Prior to his retirement, King George went out on a high after winning the Six Invitational in 2017 with his team Continuum. The former World Champion is now a veteran streamer with close to 1 million followers on Twitch. KingGeorge will also be participating in the Kings Cup event with friends and subscribers.
How do I take part in Kings Cup?
To take part in Kings Cup is quick and easy. Simply grab your squad and sign-up on the FirstBlood website.
- Start time: 2pm EST
- Date: August 21st
- Prize money: $1,000
- Entry: Completely free
- Sign-up: Link
The Grand Finals of the Kings Cup will be broadcast at 8pm EST on FirstBlood's Twitch channel.
Lawrence "Malystryx" Phillips
Administrator | Twitter @MalystryxGDS
Malystryx is Editor-in-Chief/Managing Editor at Esports.gg. and a veteran esports journalist, content creator and personality. He has been involved in the esports scene since 2004 and has worked with many different organizers and portals, including SK Gaming, ESL, Dexerto, GINXTV, Razer and Monster Energy. Malystryx was also a broadcast talent on Valve's Dota 2 Pro Circuit over the last few years, creating on-site video content for PGL and Starladder. In his spare time he streams on Twitch as MalyPlays.