Tokyo, Japan – August 31, 2021 – KLab Inc., a leader in online mobile games, announced that its head-to-head football simulation game Captain Tsubasa: Dream Team will hold the worldwide Dream Championship 2021 tournament starting Friday, September 17. Additionally, the official Dream Championship 2021 website is now open.
The Dream Championship is an official tournament for Captain Tsubasa: Dream Team hosted by KLab Inc. for players 20 years old and above. The tournament will use the mobile game Captain Tsubasa: Dream Team, which is available on the App Store and Google Play Store.
The first Dream Championship was held in 2019 and this year marks its third installment which will be held exclusively online. The tournament was created as the ultimate chance for players to face off against strong opponents from all over the world to decide who is number one.
Dream Championship 2021 Overview
The Online Qualifiers will be held in game from Friday, September 17. After that, the Final Regional Qualifiers will be held online and will consist of 5 blocks representing different regions of the world. The tournament will be streamed live on YouTube.
The top 3 players from the Online Final Regional Qualifiers from each of the 5 regions held and “FX|Daigo”, the winner of Dream Championship 2020, make up the 16 players who will compete in the Finals to decide this year’s champion. The finals will also be streamed live on YouTube.
Dates (Based in JST/UTC+9)
Online Qualifiers *Held in-game
・Round 1: From Friday, September 17 at 16:00 until Friday, September 24 at 13:59
・Round 2: From Friday, September 24 at 16:00 until Friday, October 1 at 13:59
・Round 3: From Friday, October 1 at 16:00 until Friday, October 8 at 13:59
Final Regional Qualifiers *Broadcast on YouTube Live
・Europe/Africa/Middle East Block: Saturday, October 23
・Asia/Oceania Block: Saturday, October 30
・American Block: Sunday, November 7
・East Asia Block: Saturday, November 13
・Japan Block: Saturday, November 20
The top 3 players from the Online Final Regional Qualifiers from each of the 5 regions will get to participate in the final tournament.
Dream Championship 2021 Finals *Broadcast on YouTube Live
・Saturday, December 11
The winner will receive the following prizes.
・Ball (DCS2021 Winner-specific)
・Stadium (DCS2021 Winner-Specific)
・Kit (Home+GK) (DCS2021 Winner-specific)
For further details, players are encouraged to keep an eye on the official game website, Dream Championship website, and official social media.
About Dream Championship 2020
The previous tournament, Dream Championship 2020, was held online from September to December 2020. It was “FX | Daigo” from Italy, who was also a finalist for Dream Championship 2019, who came out victorious against players from all over the world.
“FX | Daigo” will also participate in the Dream Championship 2021 final tournament.
About Captain Tsubasa
Created by Yoichi Takahashi, “Captain Tsubasa” is a Japanese manga that centers on the sport of football. Since premiering in Shueisha’s landmark manga anthology Weekly Shonen Jump in 1981, the series has grown into a legend that has inspired and delighted countless football fans around the world for decades.
Even after the end of the initial serialization, the story has continued to evolve with new works highlighting the growth and development of main character Tsubasa Ozora. The series’ popularity continues to thrive, with Captain Tsubasa Rising Sun finishing its appearance in Shueisha’s manga anthology, Grand Jump in 2019, and a special issue called Captain Tsubasa Magazine began serialization in 2020.
The series has sold over 70 million volumes in Japan alone. Captain Tsubasa’s popularity extends beyond borders, having been translated and published around the world in 20 languages, finding fans and winning the hearts of football lovers around the globe.
Overview of Captain Tsubasa: Dream Team
Title: Captain Tsubasa: Dream Team
Supported OSes: Android™ 4.4+, iOS 10.0+
* Not available on some devices.
Genre: Head-to-head football simulation game
Released: June 13, 2017
Price: Free-to-play (In-app purchases available)
Supported Regions: Global (Excludes Japan and Mainland China)
Supported Languages: English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Traditional Chinese, Arabic, Brazilian Portuguese, and Thai
Official Website: https://www.tsubasa-dreamteam.com/en
Official Twitter Account: @tsubasaDT_en
Official Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/tsubasaDTen
Official YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTgOPO7kIQ35YzB7SBIQoWQ/
Official Discord Channel: https://discord.gg/6tyEs48
Copyright: ©Yoichi Takahashi/SHUEISHA
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KLab is a leader in online mobile gaming. Founded in 2000 and headquartered in Tokyo, the company is listed on the 1st Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange. KLab has consistently ranked as one of the top 52 grossing game publishers worldwide since 2012. With its emphasis on quality and innovative games, KLab continues to grow at a rapid pace, expanding beyond the Japanese market with an office in Shanghai. For more information about KLab, please visit https://www.klab.com/en/.