World Electronic Sports Games 2018

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[e][h]World Electronic Sports Games 2018
League Information
Series:
Organizer:
Type:
Offline
Location:
China Chongqing
Venue:
Athestel Hotel Chongqing
(Group Stage)
Chongqing Olympic Sports Center
(Playoffs)
Teams:
27
Prize Pool:
$890,000 USD
Start Date:
2019-03-11
End Date:
2019-03-17
Liquipedia Tier:
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Maps
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About[edit]

Broadcast Talent[edit]

Format[edit]

  • Group Stage: March 11th - March 12th, 2019
    • Eight round-robin format Groups
      • Each group has 4 teams
      • Teams play each other once
      • All matches are Bo2
    • Top two teams from each group proceed to the Playoffs

  • Playoffs: March 13th - March 17th, 2019
    • Single-Elimination bracket
    • All matches are Bo3

Prize Pool[edit]

$890,000 USD are spread among the teams as seen below:

Participants[edit]

Fnatic [1]
1Sweden KRIMZ 
2Sweden JW 
3Sweden Xizt 
4Sweden twist 
5Sweden Brollan 
CSweden Jumpy 
MIBR [1]
1Brazil FalleN 
2Brazil fer 
3Brazil coldzera 
4Brazil TACO 
5Brazil felps 
CBrazil zews 
Valiance
1
Serbia LETN1 
2
Bosnia and Herzegovina huNter 
3
Serbia nexa 
4
Serbia Impulse 
5
Serbia emi 
C
Serbia Peca 
WARDELL N Friends13, 17, 30
1
Canada Wardell 
2
Canada ANDROID 
3
Canada LILMAN 
4
Canada Subroza 
5
Canada vSa 
Team Singularity7, 10, 21, 22
1USA oSee 
2USA Hydrex 
3USA ryann 
4USA motm 
5USA floppy 
CUSA MAC-1 
Panda Gaming27, 41
1China Savage 
2China tb 
3China bottle 
4China HZ 
5China ayaya 
CChina span 
Absolute19
1Japan Laz 
2Japan takej 
3Japan barce 
4Japan crow 
5Japan Reita 
CJapan JUNiOR 
Chiefs eSports Club1, 11, 25, 37, 39
1
Australia tucks 
2
Australia Texta 
3
Australia BL1TZ 
4
Australia InfrequeNt 
5
Australia MoeycQ 
C
Australia ferg 
Denial Esports15, 18, 20

For "News and Roster Changes" Click here.

1 November 11th - Australia flickz announces his retirement and steps down from Chiefs eSports Club. [3]
2 November 26th - Argentina meyern leaves Furious Gaming. [4]
3 December 3rd - Argentina guishorro joins Furious Gaming. [5]
4 December 10th - Argentina Zote is replaced by Uruguay maxujas on Isurus Gaming, however due to nationality restrictions it is unknown who will replace him at WESG. [6]
5 December 17th - Thailand bnwGiggs, Thailand veta, and Thailand qqGod leave ALPHA Red. [7]
6 December 31st - OpTic Gaming replace Denmark niko with Denmark refrezh. [8]
7 January 1st - United States food and United States vanity leave Team Singularity. [9]
8 January 4th - Thailand Olivia, Thailand stk, and Thailand foxz join ALPHA Red. [10]
9 January 10th - Revolution replace Vietnam Differ3nt with Vietnam hoag. [11]
10 January 11th - United States Infinite and United States motm join Team Singularity. [12]
11 January 15th - Chiefs eSports Club sign Australia BL1TZ. Australia tucks returns to the starting lineup. [13]
12 January 17th - Movistar Riders add Spain bladE as coach. [14]
13 January 18th - Ghost Gaming replace Canada subroza with United States freakazoid. It is unknown if Canada subroza will still travel with the team to WESG. [15]
14 January 28th - Russia Boombl4 replace Russia flamie in Team Russia. [16]
15 January 28th - Bravado Gaming with the exception of South Africa Detrony are signed by Denial Esports. [17]
16 January 28th - Argentina restik and Argentina nbl join Furious Gaming. However, Argentina Luken announces that the team will be using the same team composition as they used during the South America Qualifier. [18]
17 February 1st - Canada Subroza, Canada moose, and Canada gMd are no longer able to attend WESG 2018. The Ghost Gaming mix-team bring in Canada ANDROID and Canada LILMAN as their replacements. [19]
18 February 8th - South Africa Domsterr joins Denial Esports on a trial basis. [20]
19 February 10th - Japan JUNiOR joins Absolute as the team's coach. [21]
20 February 10th - South Africa ELUSIVE retires from CS:GO, and leaves Denial Esports. South Africa blackpoisoN joins on trial as his replacement. [22]
21 February 11th - Team Singularity release United States Infinite. [23]
22 February 12th - United States floppy joins Team Singularity. [24]
23 February 18th - WESG announce that one of the two final invite spots will be allocated to a China Last Chance Qualifier. [25]
24 February 20th - Bulgaria ToH1o leaves Windigo Gaming. [26]
25 February 25th - Australia MoeycQ leaves Chiefs eSports Club to join Ground Zero Gaming. However, he will stay with Chiefs eSports Club for the event. [27]
26 February 28th - Isurus Gaming pull out of the event due to visa issues. [28]
27 February 28th - China ayaya joins CyberZen to replace China Viva who is recalled from to loan to 5Power Gaming. [29]
28 March 1st - Malaysia d4v41 leaves FrostFire. [30]
29 March 1st - Malaysia CHAPMAN is released from FrostFire. Malaysia Nutr1x and Malaysia Avirity join the team. [31]
30 March 1st - Canada steel is unable to attend WESG 2018. Canada Subroza and Canada vSa are selected to join the mix-team for the event. [32]
31 March 2nd - NASR eSports will attend the event with United Arab Emirates Pogba as their 5th player. [33]
32 March 2nd - Altima will attend the event with Mexico SecretAgent instead of Mexico MarkE. [34]
33 March 4th - BigTime Regal.Hong Kong rename to ENZO. Hong Kong AJ and Hong Kong karson replace Hong Kong krbl and Hong Kong HeiB. [35]
34 March 4th - MVP PK pull out of the event. [36]
35 March 5th - K23 pull out of the event due to visa issues. [37]
36 March 5th - ENCE pull out of the event due to visa and scheduling issues. [38]
37 March 7th - Chiefs eSports Club bench Australia InfrequeNt. However, due to the nationality of the player who replaced him on the active lineup, he will be used for this event. [39]
38 March 7th - Ninjas in Pyjamas pull out of the event due to personal reasons. [40]
39 March 8th - Australia ferg will coach Chiefs eSports Club. [41]
40 March 8th - Mexico Blue will play instead of Mexico chuti. [42]
41 March 9th - Panda Gaming sign CyberZen. [43]
42 March 9th - Team1 will play as Team Ukraine. [44]

Results[edit]


Group Stage[edit]

For detailed match results of the Group Stage, click here.

Group A[edit]

Group A
1. G2 Esports 2-0-0 64-11 +53 6p
2. SNG 1-0-1 42-35 +7 3p
3. Revolution 0-0-2 4-64 -60 0p
. NiP - -

Group B[edit]

Group B
1. Valiance 2-1-0 93-49 +44 7p
2. OpTic Gaming 2-0-1 87-67 +20 6p
3. Denial Esports 1-0-2 52-75 -23 3p
4. NASR eSports 0-1-2 52-93 -41 1p

Group C[edit]

Group C
1. MIBR 1-0-0 32-17 +15 3p
2. AGO Esports 0-0-1 17-32 -15 0p
. k23 - -
. Isurus Gaming - -

Group D[edit]

Group D
1. Absolute 2-0-0 73-49 +24 6p
2. Furious 1-0-1 63-59 +4 3p
3. FrostFire 0-0-2 42-70 -28 0p
. MVP PK - -

Group E[edit]

Group E
1. Windigo 1-1-0 59-45 +14 4p
2. Fnatic 0-2-0 54-45 +9 2p
3. Riders 0-1-1 41-64 -23 1p
. ENCE - -

Group F[edit]

Group F
1. Team Russia 2-0-1 107-96 +11 6p
2. Panda 1-1-1 90-94 -4 4p
3. Imperial 1-1-1 84-89 -5 4p
4. WARDELLnF 1-0-2 93-95 -2 3p

Group G[edit]

Group G
1. Team Ukraine 2-1-0 85-69 +16 7p
2. TNC Pro Team 1-1-1 89-66 +23 4p
3. ENZO 1-0-2 56-82 -26 3p
4. 5Power 0-2-1 69-82 -13 2p

Group H[edit]

Group H
1. ALPHA Red 2-1-0 90-45 +45 7p
2. Viva Algeria 2-0-1 76-79 -3 6p
3. Chiefs 1-1-1 79-88 -9 4p
4. Altima 0-0-2 59-73 -14 0p


Playoffs[edit]

Round of 16
Team Russia
0
March 13, 2019 - 14:30 CST
1210
2
516
11
126
6
916
7
 
 
 
 
Fnatic
2
ALPHA Red
0
March 13, 2019 - 12:00 CST
74
3
1116
5
85
3
1016
6
 
 
 
 
OpTic Gaming
2
Valiance
2
March 13, 2019 - 11:45 CST
1611
5
49
5
1971
83
2817
07
 
 
 
 
Team Singularity
0
Team Ukraine
0
March 13, 2019 - 14:25 CST
55
0
1016
6
98
1
716
9
 
 
 
 
AGO Esports
2
Windigo Gaming
2
March 13, 2019 - 16:25 CST
1612
4
33
0
1610
6
57
2
 
 
 
 
Furious Gaming
0
MIBR
2
March 13, 2019 - 18:30 CST
1614
2
15
4
1614
2
11
0
 
 
 
 
Viva Algeria
0
Absolute
2
March 13, 2019 - 19:15 CST
169
7
610
4
1610
6
510
5
 
 
 
 
TNC Pro Team
0
G2 Esports
2
March 13, 2019 - 20:05 CST
1612
4
33
0
1611
5
47
3
 
 
 
 
Panda Gaming
0
Quarterfinals
Fnatic
2
March 14, 2019 - 12:25 CST
167
9
814
6
1610
6
511
6
 
 
 
 
OpTic Gaming
0
Valiance
1
March 14, 2019 - 15:05 CST
166
10
913
4
125
7
1016
6
64
2
1116
5
AGO Esports
2
Windigo Gaming
2
March 14, 2019 - 18:30 CST
167
9
88
0
86
2
916
7
1612
4
313
10
MIBR
1
Absolute
0
March 14, 2019 - 21:30 CST
11
0
1416
2
126
6
916
7
 
 
 
 
G2 Esports
2
Semifinals
Fnatic
1
March 16, 2019 - 15:45 CST
00
0
1516
1
169
7
66
0
1210
2
516
11
AGO Esports
2
Windigo Gaming
2
March 16, 2019 - 20:15 CST
1932
122
11217
13
169
7
67
1
 
 
 
 
G2 Esports
0
Finals
AGO Esports
1
March 17, 2019 - 19:45 CST
168
8
714
7
135
8
1016
6
75
2
1016
6
Windigo Gaming
2
3rd Place Match
Fnatic
0
March 17, 2019 - 16:00 CST
85
3
1016
6
84
4
1116
5
 
 
 
 
G2 Esports
2

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Streams[edit]

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Previews[edit]


Interviews[edit]

Coverage[edit]

Videos and Photos[edit]

Galleries[edit]

Highlights[edit]

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "​The first half of invites to WESG 2018-2019 Grand Final revealed". WESG. 2019-01-31.
  2. "​Ninjas in Pyjamas, 5POWER round out the list of participants for WESG CS:GO Grand Finals". WESG. 2019-02-25.
  3. flickz (2018-11-11). "GG for the last time.".
  4. meyern (2018-11-26). "Salida de Furious " [Leaving Furious] (in Argentina Spanish).
  5. FNSozzi (2018-12-03). "Guishorro anunció en el stream que entra a Furious, el roster sería NHL, Luken, Dillion, Maxujas y el. " [Guishorro announced in his stream that he'll be joining Furious, the roster would be NHL, Luken, Dillion, Maxujas and him.] (in Argentina Spanish).
  6. UNAMA (2018-12-10). "maxujas jugará por Isurus Gaming " [maxujas will play for Isurus Gaming] (in Argentina Spanish).
  7. ALPHA Pro Teams (2018-12-17). "ALPHA Pro Teams ขอขอบคุณ qqgod, bnwgiggs, veta " [ALPHA Pro Teams: Thank you Qqgod, bnwgiggs, and veta] (in Thailand Thai).
  8. OpTic Gaming (2018-12-31). "Please welcome Ismail "@RefrezhCS" Ali to our #OpTicCSGO squad on a 2 year contract".
  9. Mnmzzz (2019-01-01). "vanity and food leave Singularity". Dust2.us.
  10. ALPHA Pro Teams (2019-01-04). "ALPHA Pro Teams ขอยินดีต้อนรับสมาชิกใหม่ของทีม ALPHA Red CS:GO ทั้ง 3 คน " [ALPHA Pro Teams welcomes new members to the ALPHA Red CS: GO team.] (in Thailand Thai).
  11. Revolution (2019-01-10). "Differ3nt & Tal3nt are released, hoag joins as new IGL".
  12. tolkienfanatic (2019-01-11). "Singularity confirm addition of Infinite and motm". Dust2.us.
  13. Chiefs eSports Club (2019-01-15). "#CSGO Roster Update: @BL1TZcs, formerly of Legacy Esports, joins the squad in place of the retired @flickzcsgo.".
  14. "bladE, nuevo coach de CS:GO de Movistar Riders " [bladE, new CS: GO coach of Movistar Riders] (in Spain Spanish). Movistar Riders. 2019-01-17.
  15. Ghost Gaming (2019-01-18). "No need for an introduction, welcome to #GhostGang @FreakazoidA.".
  16. "Boombl4 will replace flamie in Team Russia at WESG 2018 CS:GO" (in Russia Russian). Cybersport.ru. 2019-01-28.
  17. Denial Esports (2019-01-28). "Welcome Ex-Bravado roster to the #WolfPit".
  18. "Roster Presentation" (in Argentina Spanish). Furious Gaming. 2019-01-28.
  19. tolkienfanatic (2019-02-01). "UPDATE: WARDELL to be without several Friends for WESG". Dust2.us.
  20. Sonic (2019-02-08). "We’re bringing @DomsterrCS over to the states to trial with us at @DenialEsports.".
  21. crow (2019-02-10). "皆さんお気付きかと思いますが、Absoluteに新コーチ謎の男JUNiOR(@junior27015 )さんが加入しました。 " [As you may have noticed, the new mystery man on our team is our coach Junior (@junior27015 ), he has joined absolute.].
  22. Nohte (2019-02-10). "Denial to field blackpoisoN as ELUSIVE announces retirement". Dust2.us.
  23. tolkienfanatic (2019-02-11). "Infinite and Singularity part ways; floppy set to join". Dust2.us.
  24. DuckMoriarty (2019-01-12). "Update: Win Scrims Not Matches add zeptic; Singularity confirm floppy addition". Dust2.us.
  25. "WESG2018中国资格赛 " [WESG 2018 China Last Chance Qualifier] (in China Chinese). WESG. 2019-02-18.
  26. "Anton 'ToH1o' Georgiev has left Windigo Gaming". Windigo Gaming. 2019-02-20.
  27. Ground Zero Gaming. "We are incredibly excited to announce our latest addition to the Ground Zero counter-strike roster, @MoeycQ.".
  28. Lucas Aznar "LucasAM" Miles (2019-02-28). "Isurus to miss WESG". HLTV.
  29. [Inside source]
  30. B.O.O.T-dream[S]cape (2019-03-01). "Today we are happy to announce our new roster".
  31. FrostFire (2019-03-01). "Welcome to the team!".
  32. tolkienfanatic (2019-03-01). "steel returns to Ghost active roster; WARDELL N Friends recruit vSa". Dust2.us.
  33. "NASRs WESG roster". WESG. 2019-03-02.
  34. "Altimas WESG roster". WESG. 2019-03-02.
  35. LemonFox (2019-03-04). "WESG已公佈WESG 總決賽 2018比賽時間表 " [WESG has announced the WESG Finals 2018 Competition Schedule] (in China Chinese). TomorrowLAN.
  36. MIRAA (2019-03-04). "MVP PK withdraw from WESG Finals". HLTV.
  37. "K23 withdraw from WESG Finals" (in Russia Russian). Syman gaming. 2019-03-05.
  38. LucasAM (2019-03-05). "ENCE to miss WESG 2018 World Finals". HLTV.
  39. Chiefs eSports Club (2019-03-06). "Tonight, two familiar faces return to Chiefs #CSGO.".
  40. "Our CSGO team has decided to withdraw from the upcoming WESG Finals due to personal reasons.". Ninjas in Pyjamas. 2019-03-07.
  41. ferg (2019-03-08). "We travel to Chongqing for WESG".
  42. Blue (2019-03-08). "I'm so excited to participate in WESG".
  43. Panda Gaming (2019-03-09). "感谢各位关注@PandaGaming电子竞技俱乐部 官方微博".
  44. starix (2019-03-09). "Прибыли на WESG 2018 World Finals, будем играть в составе Team Ukraine " [We arrived at WESG 2018 World Finals, we will play as part of Team Ukraine] (in Russia Rusian).