[News] Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Smash Ball Team Cup Finals 2019 head to Amsterdam

Written by Nintendad News

That controller though!!

This weekend teams from all over Europe will duke it out at the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate European Smash Ball Team Cup 2019finals at Beurs van Berlage, Amsterdam. Fans can still get their hands on a limited number of free tickets for the exciting two-day event by visiting the official ticket website. Guests can sign up for free access to the show on one or both days, where they can experience Europe’s best Super Smash Bros. Ultimate players first-hand as they go head-to-head in heated team battles. Meanwhile viewers across the world can watch the tournament via livestream to see how the finals unfold on Nintendo’s official YouTube and Twitch channels.

Where and when to watch

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate fans are eagerly awaiting the first weekend in May, which will be host to the thrilling conclusion of the European Smash Ball Team Cup 2019 taking place at Beurs van Berlage, Amsterdam on 4th and 5th May from 11:00 CEST on both days. Viewers who aren’t able to make it to Amsterdam in person also have the option to watch the finals from the comfort of their home via the official Nintendo tournament live streams:

Saturday 4th May from 11:00 CESTSuper Smash Bros. Ultimate European Smash Ball Team Cup 2019 Finals – Day 1Watch live on YouTubeWatch live on Twitch
Sunday 5th May from 11:00 CESTSuper Smash Bros. Ultimate European Smash Ball Team Cup 2019 Finals – Day 2Watch live on YouTubeWatch live on Twitch

Please note that on 4th May it is Remembrance Day (Dodenherdenking) in the Netherlands. At 20:00 CEST there will be two minutes of silence across the nation. We ask visitors to respect this in any public spaces, such as train stations or central squares. On 5th May, there will be celebrations due to Liberation Day (Bevrijdingsdag). We ask visitors to take these events into account during their stay.

Group draw for Saturday, 4th May group stages

Group AGroup BGroup CGroup D
Portugal: 50 Seconds of MoonlightNetherlands: Triple SSSRussia*: Ye Olde GuardGermany: Team Ehre Germany
France: GuezmerBelgium: Last StockNordics: Team PopoffItaly: I Cacciatori di Premi
Switzerland: Smashed PotatoesAustria: Team Ehre AustriaSpain: Las Divas de SisquiUK & Ireland: The TPs

Unfortunately, the Russian champions, Ye Olde Guard, are unable to join the finals event in Amsterdam. The teams in this 2-team group will both receive a bye to the playoff stage. They will then compete against each other in a one-off match to determine the seeding for the playoff bracket.

Match types for the European Smash Ball Team Cup 2019 Finals

To determine the European Super Smash Bros. Ultimate champions in Amsterdam, qualified teams will be split into 4 groups, with the top 2 teams of each group moving on to the quarter-finals stage. For full details on the ruleset, please refer to the official tournament rules.

Fans who wish to refresh their knowledge about the featured match types at the tournament, 2 vs 2 team battleSmashdown and Squad Strike, can visit Nintendo’s official YouTube channel:

2 vs. 2 Team Battle


Squad Strike

Next stop for the European champions: Los Angeles!

Not only will the winning team leave as champions of Europe, they will walk away with a special trophy and customised Super Smash Bros. UltimateNintendo Switch Pro Controllers. To top it off, they will represent Europe at the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate World Championship 2019 3v3 in L.A. on 8th June for a chance to become world champions.

For all updates on the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate European Smash Ball Team Cup 2019 finals in Amsterdam and the road to the World Championships, stay tuned to Nintendo’s official channels:

Source: PR email

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