Nova Esports’ all-UK roster defeated seven of the top Brawl Stars teams to become the mobile game’s first world champions.
They beat the likes of Animal Chanparu, 3Bears, Dr. HK, SSG Brazil, Spacestation Gaming, Tribe Gaming and PSG Esports on the weekend at the BEXCO Auditorium in Busan, South Korea.
Brawl Stars is a 3v3 multiplayer team shooter from the makers of Clash Royale.
The World Championship had a $250,000 prize pool; the winning team consisted of UK players Tom, Spen and Cerulean.
Developer Supercell also announced that a year-long global Brawl Stars Championship will begin early next year.
The Brawl Stars Championship invites every Brawl Stars player in the world (aged 16+, no team affiliation necessary), to compete in an open-format, online competition that will have monthly qualifiers take place face-to-face. The competition will culminate with a global finals at the end of 2020.
“The tremendous level of skill demonstrated by Nova and all of the competitors at this year’s Brawl Stars World Championship makes us even more excited for the future of Brawl Stars esports,” said Supercell’s Kim Jensen, who oversees Brawl Stars esports.
“Our community has been setting up competitions all over the world since before Brawl Stars even officially launched last December, and in less than a year they’ve already honed their skills to an incredible level.
“We can’t wait for the 2020 competition to see who rises to the top in this truly open, global competition.”
Aside from the $250,000 prize pool, the views were impressive too:
Tthe competition can be viewed in its entirety on the Brawl Stars YouTube channel.
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