Two of the internet’s biggest icons are about to clash head-on in an influencer extravaganza, all taking place in Summoner’s Rift. Ultimate Crown is an exhibition match featuring Jimmy “MrBeast” Donaldson with a team of four popular streamers and former pros going up against Tyler “Ninja” Blevins and his squad in a best-of-three match in League of Legends. Here is a breakdown of the teams, format as well as where and how to watch the action live.
Teams and Players
The two teams for the exhibition are all set to go; both team captains have gradually revealed their rosters over the last few days. Both teams feature a mix of veteran League of Legends players as well as other streamers.
The first member of Team Ninja is Ludwig “Ludwig” Anders Ahgren who is a popular streamer most notable for his record-breaking subathon that he put on in 2021. Up next for Team Ninja is “Sapnap” who is a Minecraft YouTuber with over 4 million subscribers. Peter “Doublelift” Peng is the fourth member of Team Ninja who is an eight-time League Championship Series champion and regarded as one of the best North American League players of all time. Finally, there is Tyler “Tyler1” Steinkamp, one of the most popular League streamers on the planet.
Joedat “Voyboy” Esfahani starts off the roster for Team MrBeast. Voyboy is one of the oldest and most recognizable League players in North America who currently streams for FlyQuest but has notably played for Counter Logic Gaming, Team Curse and Team Dignitas. Matthew “Mizkif” Rinaudo is the next member of Team MrBeast. Mizkif is a Twitch streamer with more than two million followers and is a founding member and owner of the organization One True King. Hammoudi “Moe” “Yassuo” Abdalrhman is next up for Team MrBeast. He is a streamer for 100 Thieves who has been one of the most popular League steamers over the past few years. Last, but definitely not least, there is Emily “Emiru” Schunk who is a popular streamer and cosplayer who is most known for playing as well as cosplaying League.
Format and how to watch
The show match between Ninja and MrBeast will start at 7 p.m ET on Saturday, July 9 live from the HyperX Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada barring any issues. The two teams will be playing a best-of-three match with the winning team getting $150,000. The match will be broadcast live exclusively on the Crown Twitch channel. The official broadcast will feature the host and commentary duo of Clayton “Captainflowers” Raines and Ovilee May.
About the Author
ASU alum with a B.A in Sports Journalism, Warren is one of the premier TFT Journalists in the scene and is a decent TFT player as well who has peaked Challenger and has had multiple accounts in Master+ over all sets. Warren also specializes in other esports content including League of Legends, Valorant, Smash Bros, and more.