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World Electronic Sports Games 2018

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[e][h]World Electronic Sports Games 2018
League Information
Organizer:
Type:
Offline
Location:
China Chongqing
Venue:
Athestel Hotel Chongqing
(Group Stage)
Chongqing Olympic Sports Center
(Playoffs)
Prize Pool:
$890,000 USD
Start Date:
2019-03-11
End Date:
2019-03-17
Teams:
27
Liquipedia Tier:
Links
Maps
Cache • Dust II • Inferno • Mirage • Nuke • Overpass • Train

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
1 February 18th - WESG announce that one of the two final invite spots will be allocated to a China Last Chance Qualifier. [2]
2 February 28th - China Viva is recalled from is loan to CyberZen. [3]
1 January 28th - Russia Boombl4 replace Russia flamie in Team Russia. [4]
1 March 9th - Team1 will play as Team Ukraine. [5]
1 December 31st - OpTic Gaming replace Denmark niko with Denmark refrezh. [6]
1 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. [9]
2 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. [10]
3 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. [11]
1 January 1st - United States food and United States vanity leave Team Singularity. [12]
2 January 11th - United States Infinite and United States motm join Team Singularity. [13]
3 February 11th - Team Singularity release United States Infinite. [14]
4 February 12th - United States floppy joins Team Singularity. [15]
1 March 2nd - Altima will attend the event with Mexico SecretAgent instead of Mexico MarkE. [16]
2 March 8th - Mexico Blue will play instead of Mexico chuti. [17]
1 November 26th - Argentina meyern leaves Furious Gaming. [18]
2 December 3rd - Argentina guishorro joins Furious Gaming. [19]
3 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 American Qualifier. [20]
1 February 28th - 5Power Gaming terminate China Viva's loan to CyberZen.CyberZen sign China ayaya. [3]
2 March 9th - Panda Gaming sign CyberZen. [21]
1 December 17th - Thailand bnwGiggs, Thailand veta, and Thailand qqGod leave ALPHA Red. [22]
2 January 4th - Thailand Olivia, Thailand stk, and Thailand foxz join ALPHA Red. [23]
1 January 10th - Revolution replace Vietnam Differ3nt with Vietnam hoag. [24]
1 March 1st - Malaysia d4v41 leaves FrostFire. [25]
2 March 1st - Malaysia CHAPMAN is released from FrostFire. Malaysia Nutr1x and Malaysia Avirity join the team. [26]
1 March 4th - BigTime Regal.Hong Kong rename to ENZO. Hong Kong AJ and Hong Kong karson replace Hong Kong krbl and Hong Kong HeiB. [27]
1 February 10th - Japan JUNiOR joins Absolute as the team's coach. [28]
1 November 11th - Australia flickz announces his retirement and steps down from Chiefs eSports Club. [29]
2 January 15th - Chiefs eSports Club sign Australia BL1TZ. Australia tucks returns to the starting lineup. [30]
3 February 25th - Australia MoeycQ leaves Chiefs eSports Club to join Ground Zero Gaming. However, he will stay with Chiefs eSports Club for the event. [31]
4 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. [32]
5 March 8th - Australia ferg will coach Chiefs eSports Club. [33]
1 March 2nd - NASR Esports will attend the event with United Arab Emirates Pogba as their 5th player. [34]
1 January 28th - Bravado Gaming with the exception of South Africa Detrony are signed by Denial Esports. [35]
2 February 8th - South Africa Domsterr joins Denial Esports on a trial basis. [36]
3 February 10th - South Africa ELUSIVE retires from CS:GO, and leaves Denial Esports. South Africa blackpoisoN joins on trial as his replacement. [37]

Results[edit]

Group Stage[edit]

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

Group A[edit]

Group A
1. G2 EsportsG2 Esports G2 Esports 2-0-0 64-11 +53 6p
2. Team SingularityTeam Singularity SNG 1-0-1 42-35 +7 3p
3. Revolution Revolution 0-0-2 4-64 -60 0p
. Ninjas in PyjamasNinjas in Pyjamas NiP - -

Group B[edit]

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

Group C[edit]

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

Group D[edit]

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

Group E[edit]

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

Group F[edit]

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

Group G[edit]

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

Group H[edit]

Group H
1. ALPHA Red ALPHA Red 2-1-0 90-45 +45 7p
2. Viva Algeria Viva Algeria 2-0-1 76-79 -3 6p
3. Chiefs Esports ClubChiefs Esports Club Chiefs 1-1-1 79-88 -9 4p
4. Altima Altima 0-0-3 72-105 -33 0p


Playoffs[edit]

Round 1
Round 1
R1
Quarterfinals
Quarterfinals
Quarters
QF
Semifinals
Semifinals
Semis
SF
Grand Final
Grand Final
Final
GF
Team RussiaTeam RussiaRUS
0
FnaticFnaticFnatic
2
March 13, 2019 - 14:30 CST
1210
2
165
11
126
6
169
7
ALPHA RedALPHA Redα-Red
0
OpTic GamingOpTic GamingOpTic
2
March 13, 2019 - 12:00 CST
74
3
1611
5
85
3
1610
6
FnaticFnaticFnatic
2
OpTic GamingOpTic GamingOpTic
0
March 14, 2019 - 12:25 CST
167
9
148
6
1610
6
115
6
ValianceValianceValiance
2
Team SingularityTeam SingularitySNG
0
March 13, 2019 - 11:45 CST
1611
5
94
5
1971
83
1782
70
Team UkraineTeam UkraineUkraine
0
AGO EsportsAGO EsportsAGO
2
March 13, 2019 - 14:25 CST
55
0
1610
6
98
1
167
9
ValianceValianceValiance
1
AGO EsportsAGO EsportsAGO
2
March 14, 2019 - 15:05 CST
166
10
139
4
125
7
1610
6
64
2
1611
5
FnaticFnaticFnatic
1
AGO EsportsAGO EsportsAGO
2
March 16, 2019 - 15:45 CST
00
0
1615
1
169
7
66
0
1210
2
165
11
Windigo GamingWindigo GamingWindigo
2
Furious GamingFurious GamingFurious
0
March 13, 2019 - 16:25 CST
1612
4
33
0
1610
6
75
2
MIBRMIBRMIBR
2
Viva AlgeriaViva AlgeriaVA
0
March 13, 2019 - 18:30 CST
1614
2
51
4
1614
2
11
0
Windigo GamingWindigo GamingWindigo
2
MIBRMIBRMIBR
1
March 14, 2019 - 18:30 CST
167
9
88
0
86
2
169
7
1612
4
133
10
AbsoluteAbsoluteAbs
2
TNC Pro TeamTNC Pro TeamTNC
0
March 13, 2019 - 19:15 CST
169
7
106
4
1610
6
105
5
G2 EsportsG2 EsportsG2
2
Panda GamingPanda GamingPanda
0
March 13, 2019 - 20:05 CST
1612
4
33
0
1611
5
74
3
AbsoluteAbsoluteAbs
0
G2 EsportsG2 EsportsG2
2
March 14, 2019 - 21:30 CST
11
0
1614
2
126
6
169
7
Windigo GamingWindigo GamingWindigo
2
G2 EsportsG2 EsportsG2
0
March 16, 2019 - 20:15 CST
1932
122
17121
31
169
7
76
1
AGO EsportsAGO EsportsAGO
1
Windigo GamingWindigo GamingWindigo
2
March 17, 2019 - 19:45 CST
168
8
147
7
135
8
1610
6
75
2
1610
6
Third Place Match
Third Place Match
3rd Place
3rd
FnaticFnaticFnatic
0
G2 EsportsG2 EsportsG2
2
March 17, 2019 - 16:00 CST
85
3
1610
6
84
4
1611
5


Additional Content[edit]

Streams[edit]

Primary
LanguageEnglish SpeakingChinaRussiaBrazilFrance
Streams
Secondary
LanguageEnglish SpeakingEnglish SpeakingRussiaBrazil
Streams

Previews[edit]

Conclusion[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. "WESG2018中国资格赛" [WESG 2018 China Last Chance Qualifier] (in China Chinese). WESG. 2019-02-18.
  3. 3.0 3.1 [Inside Source]
  4. "Boombl4 will replace flamie in Team Russia at WESG 2018 CS:GO" (in Russia Russian). Cybersport.ru. 2019-01-28.
  5. 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).
  6. OpTic Gaming (2018-12-31). "Please welcome Ismail "@RefrezhCS" Ali to our #OpTicCSGO squad on a 2 year contract".
  7. "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.
  8. "Anton 'ToH1o' Georgiev has left Windigo Gaming". Windigo Gaming. 2019-02-20.
  9. Ghost Gaming (2019-01-18). "No need for an introduction, welcome to #GhostGang @FreakazoidA.".
  10. tolkienfanatic (2019-02-01). "UPDATE: WARDELL to be without several Friends for WESG". Dust2.us.
  11. tolkienfanatic (2019-03-01). "steel returns to Ghost active roster; WARDELL N Friends recruit vSa". Dust2.us.
  12. Mnmzzz (2019-01-01). "vanity and food leave Singularity". Dust2.us.
  13. tolkienfanatic (2019-01-11). "Singularity confirm addition of Infinite and motm". Dust2.us.
  14. tolkienfanatic (2019-02-11). "Infinite and Singularity part ways; floppy set to join". Dust2.us.
  15. DuckMoriarty (2019-01-12). "Update: Win Scrims Not Matches add zeptic; Singularity confirm floppy addition". Dust2.us.
  16. "Altimas WESG roster". WESG. 2019-03-02.
  17. Blue (2019-03-08). "I'm so excited to participate in WESG".
  18. meyern (2018-11-26). "Salida de Furious" [Leaving Furious] (in Argentina Spanish).
  19. 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).
  20. "Roster Presentation" (in Argentina Spanish). Furious Gaming. 2019-01-28.
  21. Panda Gaming (2019-03-09). "感谢各位关注@PandaGaming电子竞技俱乐部 官方微博".
  22. 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).
  23. 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).
  24. Revolution (2019-01-10). "Differ3nt & Tal3nt are released, hoag joins as new IGL".
  25. B.O.O.T-dream[S]cape (2019-03-01). "Today we are happy to announce our new roster".
  26. FrostFire (2019-03-01). "Welcome to the team!".
  27. 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 Hong Kong Chinese). TomorrowLAN.
  28. 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.].
  29. flickz (2018-11-11). "GG for the last time.".
  30. Chiefs eSports Club (2019-01-15). "#CSGO Roster Update: @BL1TZcs, formerly of Legacy Esports, joins the squad in place of the retired @flickzcsgo.".
  31. Ground Zero Gaming. "We are incredibly excited to announce our latest addition to the Ground Zero counter-strike roster, @MoeycQ.".
  32. Chiefs eSports Club (2019-03-06). "Tonight, two familiar faces return to Chiefs #CSGO.".
  33. ferg (2019-03-08). "We travel to Chongqing for WESG".
  34. "NASRs WESG roster". WESG. 2019-03-02.
  35. Denial Esports (2019-01-28). "Welcome Ex-Bravado roster to the #WolfPit".
  36. Sonic (2019-02-08). "We’re bringing @DomsterrCS over to the states to trial with us at @DenialEsports.".
  37. Nohte (2019-02-10). "Denial to field blackpoisoN as ELUSIVE announces retirement". Dust2.us.
  38. LucasAM (2019-03-05). "ENCE to miss WESG 2018 World Finals". HLTV.
  39. UNAMA (2018-12-10). "maxujas jugará por Isurus Gaming" [maxujas will play for Isurus Gaming] (in Argentina Spanish).
  40. Lucas Aznar "LucasAM" Miles (2019-02-28). "Isurus to miss WESG". HLTV.
  41. "K23 withdraw from WESG Finals" (in Russia Russian). Syman gaming. 2019-03-05.
  42. MIRAA (2019-03-04). "MVP PK withdraw from WESG Finals". HLTV.
  43. "​Ninjas in Pyjamas, 5POWER round out the list of participants for WESG CS:GO Grand Finals". WESG. 2019-02-25.
  44. "Our CSGO team has decided to withdraw from the upcoming WESG Finals due to personal reasons.". Ninjas in Pyjamas. 2019-03-07.