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World Electronic Sports Games 2018

[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
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

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 0-0-3 72-105 -33 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
Grand Final
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

Additional Content[edit]

Streams[edit]

Primary
LanguageEnglish SpeakingChinaRussiaBrazilFrance
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Secondary
LanguageEnglish SpeakingEnglish SpeakingRussiaBrazil
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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. "​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 Hong Kong 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).