JBL Quantum Cup Levels Up in Second Annual Tournament

Three days of action and more opportunities for viewers and players to win big

Amsterdam – 23rd November, 2021 – This December, the JBL Quantum Cup gaming tournament returns bigger than ever. Hosted on 17-19th December, the JBL Quantum Cup invites gaming fans across the world to watch, play and win. JBL has once again partnered with ESL, the largest esports organisation in the world, to power the JBL Quantum Cup and provide even more opportunities for fans to play against the pros. European gamers will see the highly anticipated return of Fortnite.


JBL Quantum Cup 2021: The Finer Details

Fans will be able to see the top names in esports - including the 100 Thieves Fortnite team - go head-to-head and will even have the chance to play in the JBL Quantum Cup’s global Fortnite tournament. Viewers can catch all the action live on JBL’s Twitch channel. For more information and a detailed matchup schedule, fans can head to JBLQuantumCup.com.


On 27th and 28th November, aspiring gamers from across the globe will have the chance to compete for a coveted spot in the global JBL Quantum Cup Fortnite tournament, with regional qualifying rounds held in Europe, North America and Asia. To dial up the competition, JBL expanded the lobbies to accommodate 200 duos, with the top 25 duos advancing through three rounds of qualifiers, then on to the JBL Quantum Cup Fortnite championship on 17th December. Registrations are open and interested players can sign up here until 25th November.


During the global event, JBL will be at the centre of the esports world with the best professional teams, hosts and entertainers. Participants will be able to engage with other JBL Ambassadors and pro gamers – like Doigby, Keebabb, Pain and Royalistiq – and enjoy special JBL.com promotions and prize drops during the stream. Cash prize pools are also up for grabs in this year’s JBL Quantum Cup, including $35,000 USD for each regional Fortnite championship, making it a global +$100k cash prize.


“We are continually looking for ways to bring fans together with the best names in esports. Now in its second year, JBL is taking the JBL Quantum Cup to the next level by giving amateur gamers even more chances to play alongside the pros,” said Ralph Santana, Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer at HARMAN. “Fans wanted larger lobbies in the JBL Fortnite competition, so we delivered.”


The Last Stop: Europe’s Last Chance to reach the Finals

Didn’t make it through to the qualifiers? Not to worry – this year’s tournament will give its European entrants another chance to get to the final stage via The Last Stop. Giving the top 10 duos a fast-track ticket straight to the finals, The Last Stop will take place on 3rd December and be split across 5 different arenas. Give yourself the best chance of winning and sign up to compete in The Last Stop here.


JBL Quantum Cup: The Timeline

·       25th November: Registration for Qualifiers closes

·       27-28th November: Regional Qualifying Rounds

·       3rd December: The Last Stop, Europe

·       17th December: Fortnite Europe, beginning at 6 p.m. CET

·       17-19th December: Fortnite Asia Pacific and Fortnite North America CS: GO Asia Pacific; Apex Legends North America Day 1 and Day 2

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HARMAN (harman.com) designs and engineers connected products and solutions for automakers, consumers, and enterprises worldwide, including connected car systems, audio and visual products, enterprise automation solutions; and services supporting the Internet of Things. With leading brands including AKG®, Harman Kardon®, Infinity®, JBL®, Lexicon®, Mark Levinson® and Revel®, HARMAN is admired by audiophiles, musicians and the entertainment venues where they perform around the world. More than 50 million automobiles on the road today are equipped with HARMAN audio and connected car systems. Our software services power billions of mobile devices and systems that are connected, integrated and secure across all platforms, from work and home to car and mobile. HARMAN has a workforce of approximately 30,000 people across the Americas, Europe, and Asia. In March 2017, HARMAN became a wholly-owned subsidiary of Samsung Electronics.