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Fortnite Australian Open Summer Smash event detailed

Fortnite Australian Open Summer Smash event detailed
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Once again the Australian Open tournament will be combined with the Fortnite Summer Smash event. A Pro-Am will take place on Friday — mixing professional players and celebrities for charity — while a solo competition will occur on Saturday to reward the best player of the weekend.

Fortnite Australian Open Summer Smash event detailed

It's now almost a ritual. The Fortnite Summer Smash Cup takes place at the same time as the Australian Open. During this two-day event, there will be a charity tournament on Saturday and a solo competition on Sunday.

Solos — Saturday, February 1

Results

Fortnite

Details

  • Time: Started at 6:00 PM (PT)
  • Format: Solo (90 players)
  • Prize pool: $400,000
  • Stream: Australian Open Twitch Channel

Prize pool

  • 1st: $100,000
  • 2nd: $40,000
  • 3rd: $25,000
  • 4th: $18,000
  • 5th: $11,000
  • 6th: $10,000
  • 7th: $8,000
  • 8th: $6,000
  • 9th: $5,000
  • 10th-24th: $3,000
  • 25th-90th: $2,000

Breso has been crownded the Australian Open Summer Smash 2020 Champion. The young Australian player isn't used to significant competitions, being one of the least known players in the tournament. That didn't stop him from winning the $100,000 for his victory. He even became the first controller player to win a LAN of this magnitude in three years of competitive Fortnite. GG Breso!

Pro Am — Friday, January 31

Results

Fortnite

Details

  • Time: Started at 6:30 PM (PT)
  • Format: Trio (30 teams)
  • Prize pool: $100,000 charity prize pool
  • Stream: Australian Open Twitch Channel

Prize pool

  • 1st: $30,000
  • 2nd: $21,000
  • 3rd: $15,000
  • 4th: $12,000
  • 5th: $6,000
  • 6th: $4,500
  • 7th-10th: $3,000

Dozens of celebrities had made the trip to Melbourne to participate. That was a great charity event that highlighted mutual aid and fun. Trios weren't only composed of confirmed players: there were actors, musicians, content creators...

Take part in the Summer Smash event in Fortnite and get an exclusive skin

In collaboration with the Australian Open, Fortnite offers you the opportunity to unlock a new skin and a new pickaxe for free during the Summer Smash event. Don't forget to enter the online tournament to be eligible!

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