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World Electronic Sports Games 2017

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[e][h]World Electronic Sports Games 2017
League Information
Series:
Organizer:
Alisports
Haikou Municipal People's Government
Type:
Offline
Location:
China Haikou
Teams:
27
Format:
Round-robin Group Stage (Bo2)
Single-Elimination Bracket (Bo3)
Prize Pool:
$1,500,000 USD
Start Date:
2018-03-13
End Date:
2018-03-18
Liquipedia Tier:


The World Electronic Sports Games return for their second year, this time in Haikou, again featuring a $1,500,000 USD prize pool. Teams from all around the world are in attendance, qualifying through regional LAN events.

About[edit]

The WESG 2017 Grand Finals jointly hosted by Haikou Municipal People's Government and Alisports, organized by Hainan Sporting Events Co., Ltd. and Haikou Tourism Culture Investment Holding Group, supported by Haikou Culture, Broadcasting, Television, Sports and Publication Bureau, Haikou Convention and Exhibition Bureau, and Haikou Science, Technology and Industry Bureau.

Broadcast Talent[edit]

English Broadcast[edit]
  • Stage Host:
    • Ukraine Tonya (Antonina Predko)
Chinese Broadcast[edit]
Russian Broadcast[edit]
  • Commentators:

Format[edit]

  • Group Stage 1:
    • Eight Round-Robin format groups (4 teams each)
    • Top two team in each group advance to Group Stage 2
    • Bottom two teams are eliminated
    • All the matches are Bo1
  • Group Stage 2:
    • Four Double Round-Robin format groups (4 teams each)
    • Top two team in each group advance to the Playoffs
    • Bottom two teams are eliminated
    • All the matches are Bo2
  • Playoffs:
    • Single-Elimination Bracket
    • A 3rd place match is played
    • All matches are Bo3

Prize Pool[edit]

$1,500,000 USD are spread among the teams as seen below:

Participants[edit]

1 ViCi Gaming sign China HZ, who replaces China aumaN on the active lineup. [1]
2 AGO Gaming rebrand as AGO Esports.
3 Thailand viperdemon will stand-in for Thailand SeveN89 on NSPR Gaming. [2]
4 Team Envy replace France xms and sign stand-in France kioShiMa from FaZe Clan. They also replace France SIXER for Academy player France hAdji. [3][4]
5 Norway jkaem departs NOREG to join Renegades. Norway akez joins in his place. [5]
6 BIG signs Germany tiziaN, the trial for Germany luckeRRR is extended. [6]
7 The Onliners players Canada Subroza and Canada gMd decide to skip the WESG finals. [7]
8 subtLe players Canada Jonji and Canada WARDELL elect to skip the WESG finals. [8]
9 NSPR Gaming release their WESG squad and sign a new one. The WESG team are now known as Ex-NSPR Gaming. [9]
10 Canada moose announces that he is pulling out of the WESG FInals. [10]
11 Ex-NSPR Gaming is signed by Alpha Red. [11]
12 EMC are unable to attend and forfeit their games.
13 Team Envy will be attending with France SIXER as their fifth. [12]
14 Russia hooch announces he will be missing WESG 2017 due to personal issues. Russia MSE steps in as coach. [13]
15 Ukraine s1mple announces he will be missing WESG 2017 due to personal issues. [14]
16 Team Ukraine pulls out of WESG 2017 after the departure of Ukraine s1mple and being unable to find a suitable replacement in time for the event. [15]
17 Russia flamie announces he will be missing WESG 2017 due to personal issues. Russia hooch returns to the roster in order to play in his place. [16]
18 NOREG will not compete at WESG 2017 due to VISA issues. [17]
19 Viva Algeria will not compete at WESG 2017 due to VISA issues. [18]

Results[edit]

Group Stage 1[edit]

For detailed results of Stage 1, click here.

Group A[edit]

Group A
March 13, 2018
1. MVP PK MVP PK 3-0 48-25 +23 9p
2. Team One Team One 2-1 42-26 +16 6p
3. ALPHA Red ALPHA Red 1-2 31-46 -15 3p
4. subtLe subtLe 0-3 24-48 -24 0p

Group B[edit]

Group B
March 13, 2018
1. GODSENT GODSENT 3-0 48-23 +25 9p
2. AGO Esports AGO Esports 2-1 40-31 +9 6p
3. B.O.O.T-dream[S]cape BOOT.dS 1-2 27-46 -19 3p
4. Swole Patrol Swole Patrol 0-3 33-48 -15 0p

Group C[edit]

Group C
March 13, 2018
1. BelgiumBelgium Belgium 3-0 48-24 +24 9p
2. WololosWololos Wololos 2-1 40-31 +9 6p
3. ParallaxParallax Parallax 1-2 25-40 -15 3p
4. ViCi Gaming ViCi Gaming 0-3 30-48 -18 0p

Group D[edit]

Group D
March 14, 2018
1. BIG BIG 3-0 32-24 +8 9p
2. RussiaRussia Russia 2-1 29-26 +3 6p
3. SK Gaming SK Gaming 1-2 21-32 -11 3p
DQ. NEW4NEW4 NEW4 0-3 - 0p

Group E[edit]

Group E
March 13, 2018
1. Team Envy Team Envy 3-0 16-3 +13 9p
2. BravadoBravado Bravado 2-1 3-16 -13 6p
DQ. Viva AlgeriaViva Algeria Viva Algeria 0-3 - 0p
DQ. Team UkraineTeam Ukraine Team Ukraine 0-3 - 0p

Group F[edit]

Group F
March 14, 2018
1. Space Soldiers Space Soldiers 3-0 48-28 +20 9p
2. Recca Esports Recca Esports 1-2 39-38 +1 3p
3. Limitless AddictLimitless Addict Limitless Addict 1-2 44-49 -5 3p
4. Isurus Gaming Isurus Gaming 1-2 30-46 -16 3p

Group G[edit]

Group G
March 14, 2018
1. Fnatic Fnatic 3-0 48-28 +20 9p
2. Cloud9 Cloud9 2-1 40-19 +21 6p
3. The Onliners The Onliners 1-2 24-41 -17 3p
4. SCARZ Absolute SCARZ Absolute 0-3 24-48 -24 0p

Group H[edit]

Group H
March 14, 2018
1. ORDER ORDER 3-0 16-8 +8 9p
2. Team MAX Team MAX 2-1 8-16 -8 6p
DQ. NOREGNOREG NOREG 0-3 - 0p
DQ. EMCEMC EMC 0-3 - 0p

Group Stage 2[edit]

For detailed results of Stage 2, click here.

Group A[edit]

Group A
March 15, 2018
1. RussiaRussia Russia 2-1-0 92-44 +48 7p
2. MVP PK MVP PK 1-2-0 82-72 +10 5p
3. Team Envy Team Envy 0-2-1 62-84 -22 2p
4. Recca Esports Recca Esports 0-1-2 57-93 -36 1p

Group B[edit]

Group B
March 15, 2018
1. Space Soldiers SS 2-1-0 91-64 +27 7p
2. Team One Team One 1-2-0 88-67 +21 5p
3. ORDER ORDER 1-1-1 76-77 -1 4p
4. BravadoBravado Bravado 0-0-3 49-96 -47 0p

Group C[edit]

Group C
March 16, 2018
1. Fnatic Fnatic 1-2-0 86-66 +20 5p
2. AGO Esports AGO Esports 1-1-1 83-90 -7 4p
3. BIG BIG 1-1-1 85-85 0 4p
4. WololosWololos Wololos 1-0-2 73-86 -13 3p

Group D[edit]

Group D
March 16, 2018
1. Cloud9 Cloud9 3-0-0 96-39 +57 9p
2. GODSENT GODSENT 2-0-1 83-64 +19 6p
3. BelgiumBelgium Belgium 0-1-2 59-87 -28 1p
4. Team MAX Team MAX 0-1-2 44-92 -48 1p

Playoffs[edit]

Quarterfinals
Fnatic Fnatic
2
March 17, 2018 - 10:00 CST
221022
512
11520
1210
1614
2
12
1
 
 
 
 
MVP PK MVP PK
0
Cloud9 Cloud9
1
March 17, 2018 - 10:00 CST
117
4
816
8
1612
4
33
0
1210
2
516
11
Team One Team One
2
Space Soldiers Space Soldiers
2
March 17, 2018 - 12:30 CST
166
10
914
5
169
7
610
4
 
 
 
 
GODSENT GODSENT
0
RussiaRussia Russia
2
March 17, 2018 - 12:30 CST
147
7
816
8
1611
5
48
4
1612
4
312
9
AGO Esports AGO Esports
1
Semifinals
Fnatic Fnatic
2
March 17, 2018 - 16:30 CST
1611
5
47
3
1610
6
56
1
 
 
 
 
Team One Team One
0
Space Soldiers Space Soldiers
2
March 17, 2018 - 19:10 CST
1610
6
56
1
166
10
911
2
 
 
 
 
RussiaRussia Russia
0
Grand Final
Fnatic Fnatic
2
March 18, 2018 - 11:45 CST
1610
6
512
7
1680
71
1719
38
166
10
914
5
Space Soldiers Space Soldiers
1
3rd Place Match
Team One Team One
0
March 18, 2018 - 10:00 CST
119
2
616
10
145
9
1016
6
 
 
 
 
RussiaRussia Russia
2

Additional Content[edit]

Streams[edit]

Previews[edit]

Conclusions[edit]

Interviews[edit]

Videos and Photos[edit]

Galleries[edit]

Highlights[edit]

VODs[edit]

Interviews[edit]

Other[edit]

Other Coverage[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ""Alex "flam3z" Deng (2018-01-04). "ViCi sign HZ". HLTV.org.
  2. "viperdemon stand in for SeveN89" (in Thailand Thai). viperdemon. 2018-02-07.
  3. Zvonimir "Professeur" Burazin (2018-02-03). "Official: kioShiMa joins EnVyUs". HLTV.org.
  4. Luis "MIRAA" Mira (2018-02-06). "EnVyUs promote hAdji to first team as SIXER is benched". HLTV.org.
  5. "Please give a warm Renegades welcome to @jkaemGO who will be our stand-in for the upcoming 2018 CS:GO season!". Renegades. 2018-02-07.
  6. Dustin Steiner (2018-02-11). "tiziaN Joins BIG, Becomes Most Expensive Player in German CS". Unikrn.
  7. devil (2018-02-18). "Subroza and gMd to skip WESG Finals in China". Dust2.us.
  8. devil (2018-02-20). "subtLe to head to China without Wardell and Jonji". Dust2.us.
  9. "NSPR สายเลือดใหม่ เปิดตัวผู้เล่นหลักลุย Pro League Season#4". fpsthailand.com. 2018-02-23.
  10. tolkienfanatic (2018-02-26). "moose latest player to skip WESG World Finals". Dust2.us.
  11. Nikhil H. (2018-03-07). "ex-NSPR Reform As Alpha Red". CSGO2Asia.
  12. Luis "MIRAA" Mira (2018-03-06). "SIXER to play for EnVyUs at WESG World Finals". HLTV.org.
  13. Milan "Striker" Švejda (2018-03-09). "hooch to miss WESG, MSE steps in for Russia". HLTV.org.
  14. Milan "Striker" Švejda. "s1mple to miss WESG World Finals". HLTV.org.
  15. Luis "MIRAA" Mira. "Official: Team Ukraine withdraw from WESG Finals". HLTV.org.
  16. Luis "MIRAA" Mira. "seized: "flamie said he will not go to WESG"". HLTV.org.
  17. zEVES (2018-03-11). "Noreg will not participate in WESG World Finals in China this coming week due to VISA problems.".
  18. Professeur (2018-03-12). "Viva Algeria will not participate in WESG World Finals in China this coming week due to VISA problems.". HLTV.