Fortnite Champion Series Finals: Everything You Need to Know

September 19, 2019 13:00 UTC

The Fortnite Champion Series closes its five-week run of qualifiers this weekend with the Season X Finals where the best and brightest players will battle it out battle royale style for ultimate glory.

We’ve compiled all the crucial details, so you don’t miss a moment of the action.

Tournament Format

The Fortnite Champion Series Finals kick off on Friday, Sept. 20. |  Source: Ina FASSBENDER / AFP

The finals take on a three-day format starting this Friday, Sept. 20 and run until Sunday, Sept. 21, including a cluster of events that run in parallel for each of the following regions – Europe, North America East, North America West, OCE, Asia, and the Middle East.

Each region, except for the Middle East, OCE, and Asia will compete in four separate heats with the players accumulating the most points advancing to the Grand Finals match.

Each heat is fought in trios, as was the case during the weekly qualifiers. You can check out which teams and players from each region have qualified for the Series Finals over on the Champion Series leaderboards here.

Where to Watch the Fortnite Champion Series

Epic Games is streaming the event live, and you can tune in over on the dedicated Fortnite Twitch channel, on YouTube, or via the official Fortnite website.

Alongside, you can expect some of the biggest Fortnite names to live stream the event over on their respective channels including Fortnite World Cup winner Bugha.

$10 Million Prize Pool

Epic Games has put up the mouth-watering sum of $10 million for the entire Fortnite Champion Series, much of which will go to the victors at this weekend’s Grand Finals.

Fortnite Champion Series Finals Schedule

The times vary per region based on local time zones, but the majority of the action will be condensed into the live stream Epic Games is hosting for the event.

Here are the details for that:

Friday, Sept. 20

Heat 1 – Europe, NA East, NA West, Brazil, OCE, Asia
Heats 1 and 2 – Middle East
2:00 pm EST – Show Starts
10:30 pm EST – Show Ends

Saturday, Sept. 21

Heats 2, 3 and 4 – Europe, NA East, NA West, Brazil, OCE, Asia
Grand Finals – Middle East
11:00 am EST – Show Starts
6:30 pm EST – Show Ends

Sunday, Sept. 22

Grand Finals – Europe, NA East, NA West, Brazil, OCE, Asia
11:00 am EST – Show Starts
10:30 pm EST – Show Ends

Bugha will try to follow up his blockbuster World Cup victory by sweeping the Champion Series finals as well. | Source: Fortnite/Epic Games

Fortnite Champion Series Finals Regional Schedule Breakdown

If you’re hoping to catch the games for a specific server region, here’s a breakdown of all the events:


Fortnite Europe Server

Friday, Sept. 20

6 – 9 pm BST
Trios, Heat 1

Saturday, Sept. 21

11 am – 2 pm BST
Trios, Heat 2

Saturday, Sept. 21

3 – 6 pm BST
Trios, Heat 3

Saturday, Sept. 21

7 – 10 pm BST
Trios, Heat 4

Sunday, Sept. 22

4 – 7 pm BST
Grand Finals


Fortnite NA East Server

Friday, Sept. 20

7 – 10 pm EST
Trios, Heat 1

Saturday, Sept. 21

11 am – 2 pm EST
Trios, Heat 2

Saturday, Sept. 21

3 – 6 pm EST
Trios, Heat 3

Saturday, Sept. 21

7 – 10 pm EST
Trios, Heat 4

Sunday, Sept. 22

3 – 6 pm EST
Grand Finals


Fortnite NA West Server

Friday, Sept. 20

7 – 10 pm PST
Trios, Heat 1

Saturday, Sept. 21

11 am – 2 pm PST
Trios, Heat 2

Saturday, Sept. 21

3 – 6 pm PST
Trios, Heat 3

Saturday, Sept. 21

7 – 10 pm PST
Trios, Heat 4

Sunday, Sept. 22

4 – 7 pm PST
Grand Finals


Fortnite Brazil Server

Friday, Sept. 20

7 – 10 pm BRT
Trios, Heat 1

Saturday, Sept. 21

11 am – 2 pm BRT
Trios, Heat 2

Saturday, Sept. 21

3 – 6 pm BRT
Trios, Heat 3

Saturday, Sept. 21

7 – 10 pm BRT
Trios, Heat 4

Sunday, Sept. 22

4 – 7 pm BRT
Grand Finals


Fortnite Asia Server

Saturday, Sept. 21

2 – 5 PM JST
Trios, Heat 1

Saturday, Sept. 21

6 – 9 pm JST
Trios, Heat 2

Sunday, Sept. 22

5 – 8 pm JST
Grand Finals


Fortnite OCE Server

Saturday, Sept. 21

1 – 4 pm AET
Trios, Heat 1

Saturday, Sept. 21

5 – 8 pm AET
Trios, Heat 2

Sunday, Sept. 22

2 – 5 pm AET
Grand Finals


Fortnite Middle East Server

Friday, Sept. 20

3 – 6 pm UAE
Trios, Heat 1

Friday, Sept. 20

7 – 10 pm UAE
Trios, Heat 2

Saturday, Sept. 21

7 – 10 pm UAE
Grand Finals

This article was edited by Josiah Wilmoth.

Last modified: September 18, 2019 14:48 UTC

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