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World Electronic Sports Games 2019
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World Electronic Sports Games 2019
- Group Stage:
- Format is TBA
- Format is TBA
- Single-Elimination bracket
- All matches are Bo3
$1,000,000 USD are spread among the teams as seen below:
Note: Team roster change notes have been moved to their respective team cards, press the Notes button to toggle them.
- 1 January 17th - North replace JUGi with MSL. 
- 2 February 11th - North replace mithR with Jumpy. 
- 3 May 15th - Kjaerbye is placed on medical leave, kristou is acquired on loan from AGF Esport. 
- 4 July 2nd - kristou returns to AGF Esport following the end of his loan to North. 
- 5 July 10th - North part ways with Kjaerbye. 
- 6 August 21st - North sign Lekr0. 
- 7 November 24th - North bench MSL and aizy and recall kristou from his loan to AGF Esport. kreaz is added on trial. 
- 1 March 12th - Heroic's lineup is acquired by FunPlus Phoenix. 
- 2 April 5th - Heroic confirm that the deal with FunPlus Phoenix to acquire their roster has fallen through and as a result the roster returns to Heroic. Additionally, they bench es3tag and Snappi. 
- 3 April 8th - Heroic acquire TeSeS from Copenhagen Flames. 
- 4 April 13th - Heroic part ways with LOMME. 
- 5 April 20th - Heroic acquire niko from OpTic Gaming. 
- 6 April 29th - Heroic acquire HUNDEN from MAD Lions as coach. 
- 7 September 1st - Heroic suspend HUNDEN following his coaching ban from ESL and DreamHack. 
- 1 February 10th - Illuminar Gaming bench oskarish and STOMP. 
- 2 March 1st - Illuminar Gaming acquire jedqr from Wisła Kraków. 
- 3 April 3rd - Illuminar Gaming bench mono and jedqr and sign Snax, Vegi, and mouz. 
- 4 July 12th - reatz steps down from Illuminar Gaming, rallen joins as a stand-in. 
- 5 July 26th - Illuminar Gaming part ways with rallen. 
- 6 August 5th - innocent is acquired by MAD Lions. 
- 7 August 6th - reatz returns to the starting lineup. 
- 8 September 14th - Illuminar Gaming sign phr. 
- 9 December 23rd - Illuminar Gaming transfer list their lineup. 
- 1 May 8th - sarenii leaves Juggernauts. 
- 2 May 9th - devoduvek joins Juggernauts. 
- 3 June 2nd - devoduvek leaves Juggernauts. 
- 4 June 26th - Juggernauts are signed by Level Up esports. soLo transitions into being a player. 
- 5 July 20th - soLo leaves Level Up esports. 
- 6 August 1st - Level Up esports sign Necrogenes1s. 
- 7 September 15th - Level Up esports add fajkus as coach. 
- 8 November 5th - Level Up esports part ways with dEE and DiMKE. 
- 9 November 8th - Level Up esports sign HOLMES and Dav. 
- 10 November 23rd - Level Up esports release their lineup. They will continue playing together as Saints. 
- 1 January 3rd, 2020 - Chaos Esports Club bench Infinite. 
- 2 January 10th, 2020 - Chaos Esports Club sign smooya however they will be unable to use him as the team would not meet the 3/5 nationality requirement. 
- 3 January 26th, 2020 - Chaos Esports Club replace wippie with vanity. As a result, smooya will be able to play with the lineup. 
- 4 February 8th, 2020 - Chaos Esports Club replace Shakezullah with mCe. 
- 5 March 13th, 2020 - Chaos Esports Club replace ben1337 with SicK. 
- 6 March 20th, 2020 - Chaos Esports Club temporarily bench smooya due to visa issues. 
- 7 March 30th, 2020 - Chaos Esports Club part ways with smooya. 
- 8 April 5th, 2020 - Chaos Esports Club acquire Voltage from Triumph. 
- 9 April 21st, 2020 - SicK retires from Counter-Strike: Global Offensive and leaves Chaos Esports Club. 
- 10 May 5th, 2020 - Chaos Esports Club parts ways with cam. Xeppaa joins on a permanent basis. leaf joins on a trial basis. 
- 11 May 12th, 2020 - Chaos Esports Club part ways with leaf and terminate his trial. Jonji joins as a stand-in. 
- 12 June 4th, 2020 - Chaos Esports Club sign leaf and Jonji on a permanent basis as Voltage steps down from the team. 
- 13 August 31st, 2020 - steel retires from professional Counter-Strike and leaves the team. 
- 14 September 1st - Chaos Esports Club sign MarKE. 
- 1 January 15th - missharvey steps down from her coaching position while effys takes over as the team's coach. c4Lypso joins as effys' replacement. 
- 2 March 11th - LiViD Gaming release their team. They reform as Distict 7. 
- 3 April 15th - gMd leaves District 7. 
- 4 April 24th - miLLe leaves District 7 while KOLER and effys join the team. 
- 5 April 30th - District 7 disband. It is unknown what will happen to their spot in WESG 2019. 
- 1 December 16th - Not7 retires to take care of family, XinKoiNg joins as a replacement. 
- 2 December 20th - Lynn Vision Gaming announcement Stanj as team's coach. 
- 3 May 7th - Lynn Vision Gaming trials Mr.mao. 
- 4 June 3rd - Mr.mao replaces Yvonne on Lynn Vision Gaming's starting lineup after completing his trial. 
- 5 September 2nd - EXPRO joins Lynn Vision Gaming on trial as Mr.mao is benched. 
- 6 September 15th - Mr.mao returns to the active lineup. 
- 7 October 20th - expro completes his trial successfully and joins Lynn Vision Gaming. 
- 8 October 22nd - Lynn Vision Gaming bench XinKoiNg. 
- 9 December 10th - XinKoiNg returns to the Lynn Vision Gaming's active lineup. 
- 1 November 16th - Big Time Regal Gaming bench adrnkiNg. 
- 2 January 20th - Big Time Regal Gaming sign XigN, and add zWin as a permanent member of the lineup. Additionally, Eeyore leaves the team. Big Time Regal Gaming will need to use two more Indonesian players to meet the 3/5 nationality requirement of the qualifier spot. 
- 3 February 1st - Big Time Regal Gaming bench Drea3er while HeiB transitions into being a starter. 
- 4 March 6th - Big Time Regal Gaming part ways with HeiB. 
- 5 April 7th - Big Time Regal Gaming part ways with zWin. 
- 6 April 16th - Big Time Regal Gaming signs Eeyore while adrnking returns to the active lineup. 
- 7 April 17th - Big Time Regal Gaming part ways with Drea3er. 
- 8 May 1th - Big Time Regal Gaming add Geniuss on trial and bench adrnking. 
- 9 May 28th - Geniuss completes his trial successfully and joins Big Time Regal Gaming on a permanent basis. 
- 10 July 27th - MYM joins Big Time Regal Gaming as a trial coach. start transitions into being the team's manager. 
- 11 September 1st - MYM completes this trial successfully and joins Big Time Regal Gaming on a permanent basis. 
- 12 September 23rd - ImpressioN leaves Big Time Regal Gaming. 
- 13 September 28th - Eeyore leaves Big Time Regal Gaming. 
- 14 October 2nd - Big Time Regal Gaming disbands following alleged breaches of the players' contracts. It is unknown what will become of their spot in the main event. 
- 1 May 3rd - Ground Zero Gaming part ways with Kingfisher. 
- 2 May 8th - void leaves Ground Zero Gaming. 
- 3 May 14th - Ground Zero Gaming sign Liki. 
- 4 May 26th - Ground Zero Gaming sign HudzM as coach. 
- 5 August 11th - Ground Zero Gaming replace PEARSS and Liki with Mayker and Laes. 
- 6 September 20th - Ground Zero Gaming part ways with HudzM. 
- For detailed match results of the Group Stage, click here.
Videos and Photos
- "ANUNCIO OFICIAL WESGLATAM - TORNEIO ADIADO" [Official Announcement - Postponed Tournament] (in Portuguese). WESG. 2020-01-29.
- Team Endpoint (2020-01-14). "We are back with a bang. Please welcome our new #CSGO lineup for 2020!".
- Endpoint (2020-02-20). "We would like to give a very warm welcome to our new #CSGO coach!".
- Team Envy (2020-09-10). "Please welcome the newest member of Envy CS, @ThomasCS__!".
- Endpoint (2020-09-16). "You've seen him play with us already, please 𝗢𝗙𝗙𝗜𝗖𝗜𝗔𝗟𝗟𝗬 welcome FPL star @flameZcsgo to the #CSGO family!".
- Professeur (2020-01-17). "MSL returns to North". HLTV.
- @TheNorthIsHere (2020-01-17). "Thank you, @JUGiOfficial!".
- North (2020-02-11). "To our fallen brothers and sisters - We salute you".
- North (2020-02-11). "We are really happy to welcome “Jumpy” as our new CS:GO Head Coach!".
- Christian Slot (2020-05-15). "Update on Kjaerbye’s health condition". North.
- Christian Slot (2020-05-15). "Upcoming talent Kristou joins North on loan". North.
- kristou (2020-07-02). "Ending the season with a clean 2-0 against @NiPGaming is great".
- "North and Markus Kjærbye mutually agrees to part ways". North. 2020-07-10.
- "North takes a vital step on the Scandinavian journey – welcome Lekr0". North. 2020-08-21.
- "Second step in CSGO talent strategy". North. 2020-11-24.
- FunPlus Phoenix (2020-03-15). "We are thrilled to announce that FPX CS:GO team was officially founded today". Archived from the original on 2020-03-15.
- MIRAA (2020-04-05). "Heroic bench es3tag and Snappi". HLTV.
- Heroic (2020-04-08). "We proudly announce the signing of René "TeSeS" Madsen!".
- Heroic (2020-04-13). "Today we announce the departure of Frederik "LOMME" Nielsen.".
- Heroic (2020-04-20). "Nikolaj “niko” Kristensen joins Heroic!".
- Heroic (2020-04-29). "Heroic signs HUNDEN as CS:GO coach!".
- "Heroic suspend Nicolai “Hunden” Petersen following the ESL ban". Heroic. 2020-09-01.
- EasTor (2020-07-28). "I’m still under contract with Movistar Riders, but they let me explore other options.".
- "Presentamos nuestro equipo titular de CS:GO para FunSpark ULTI" [Introducing our Official CSGO Team for FunSpark ULTI] (in Spanish). Movistar Riders. 2020-08-06.
- Illuminar Gaming (2020-02-10). "Nadszedł czas na zmiany w naszym składzie CS:GO." [It is time for changes in our CS:GO roster.] (in Polish).
- Illuminar Gaming (2020-03-01). "Na mocy transferu i porozumienia z @WislaGames , @JedqrC dzisiaj oficjalnie dołącza do Illuminar!" [Under transfer and agreement @WislaGames with, @JedqrC today he officially joins Illuminar!] (in Polish).
- Professeur (2020-04-03). "Illuminar unveil new roster featuring Snax". HLTV.
- Maciej Petryszyn (2020-07-12). "reatz ustępuje ze składu Illuminar!" [reatz is stepping down from Illuminar!] (in Polish). Cybersport.pl.
- Tomek Jóźwik (2020-07-26). "Dwa tygodnie i koniec. rallen nie będzie już wspierał Illuminar" [Two weeks and its over. rallen will no longer support Illuminar] (in Polish). Cybersport.pl.
- Professeur (2020-08-05). "innocent joins Mad Lions". HLTV.
- Illuminar Gaming (2020-08-06). "Można wracać na budowę! Majster wrócił" [You can go back to construction! The foreman is back] (in Polish).
- ESL Polska (2020-09-14). "Sprawdźcie, co jeszcze do powiedzenia miał nowy gracz @IlluminarGaming!" [Check out what else the new @IlluminarGaming player had to say!] (in Polish).
- Illuminar Gaming (2020-12-23). "Ogłoszenie odnośnie dywizji CS:GO!" [Announcement about the CS: GO division!] (in Polish).
- sarenii (2020-05-08). "FREE AGENT".
- Impulse (2020-05-09). "After a period of bad results, changes just had to be made, as difficult as it is, we part ways with @sareniicsgo, and welcome @devoduvekk to our roster.".
- Impulse (2020-06-02). "Won our third match in a row with @solitoCSGO, this time vs @BERRYCSGO & co".
- Impulse (2020-06-25). "Won our first official match as LevelUP".
- soLo (2020-07-20). "Hi guys,im not part of LevelUp anymore,i want to thank them for everything and wish them good luck".
- Necrogenes1s (2020-08-01). [https://twitter.com/necrogenesis3/status/1289531070908493824 "Will be playing with @lvlupgamers, excited for the new season and ready to grind"].
- [Inside Source]
- Impulse (2020-11-05). "Parting ways with @MilosDee & @DiMKECSGO".
- Level Up esports (2020-11-08). "We wish you all the best Dee and Dimke, and welcome to Dav and Holmes".
- Level Up esports (2020-11-23). "Today we mutually agreed to part ways with our #csgo team due to covid-19 situation".
- Nemiga Gaming (2019-11-29). "ROBO is leaving Nemiga".
- Nemiga Gaming (2019-11-30). "spellfull joins Nemiga Gaming".
- Nemiga Gaming (2020-01-08). "Дияр "spellfull" Исаханов покидает Nemiga Gaming." [Diyar "spellfull" Isakhanov leaves Nemiga Gaming] (in Russian).
- Nemiga Gaming. "Антон "speed4k" Титов присоединяется к CS:GO составу Nemiga" [Anton "speed4k" Titov joins Nemiga CS:GO lineup] (in Russian).
- Chaos Esports Club (2020-01-03). "As we head into 2020, we have two major updates regarding our CSGO roster.".
- "Welcome Owen "smooya" Butterfield". Chaos Esports Club. 2020-01-10.
- Chaos Esports Club (2020-01-26). "Unfortunately due to complicated visa issues, we are unable to move forward with wippie in the way we hoped. Thank you for everything @wippiecs & good luck!".
- Mnmzzz (2020-02-08). "Chaos replace Shakezullah with mCe". Dust2.us.
- Chaos Esports Club (2020-03-13). "We have decided to part ways with @ben1337cs heading into the inaugural season of Flashpoint. Starting this weekend Hunter “SicK” Mims will be stepping in to replace him on the roster.".
- Chaos Esports Club (2020-03-20). "Due to the ongoing situation with the COVID-19 pandemic, @smooyacs has been moved to the bench while he waits to complete his visa interview.".
- Chaos Esports Club (2020-03-30). "Today we are releasing @smooyacs. The ongoing pandemic has postponed his visa interview indefinitely therefore he is unable to compete with the team in the US".
- Chaos Esports Club (2020-04-05). "Welcome Voltage".
- SicK (2020-04-21). "I’m taking a step back from competitive CS:GO.".
- Chaos Esports Club (2020-05-05). "CS:GO roster update - 05.05.20".
- Chaos Esports Club (2020-05-12). "@leaf_cs will no longer be trialing with us and @Jonji_Cs will be taking his place".
- "CS:GO roster update - 06.04.20". Chaos Esports Club. 2020-06-04.
- "steel update". Chaos Esports Club. 2020-08-31.
- "Welcome MarKE". Chaos Esports Club. 2020-09-01.
- tolkienfanatic (2020-01-15). "c4Lypso returns to LiViD". Dust2.us.
- Mnmzzz (2020-03-11). "LiViD drop team; set to finish season as District 7". Dust2.us.
- Mnmzzz (2020-04-15). "Oceanus release team; Swedish Canadians form with gMd". Dust2.us.
- Mnmzzz (2020-04-24). "District 7 replace miLLe with KOLER, add effys; gMd and tENSKI leave Swedish Canadians". Dust2.us.
- Mnmzzz (2020-04-30). "District 7 rapidly rebuild after huynh, MkaeL, and effys depart". Dust2.us.
- 5eplay (2019-12-16). "老叉直播间宣布爱猪离队，新成员心空" [Not7 Retired, XinKoiNg Join in].
- Lynn Vision Gaming (2019-12-16). "新成员心空接替指挥" [XinKoiNg replacement in as igl] (in Chinese).
- Lynn Vision Gaming (2019-12-16). "LVG电子竞技俱乐部人员变动通知" [Announcement of roster change in Lynn Vision Gaming] (in Chinese).
- LemonFox (2020-05-13). "微博杯 2020 即將開始" [Weibo Cup 2020 Preview] (in Chinese). TomorrowLAN.
- LemonFox (2020-04-07). "IMBA職業聯賽 Season 1 即將開始" [IMBATV Pro League Preview] (in Chinese). TomorrowLAN.
- ChrisMaQ (2020-09-02). "lvg在wdnmd杯之后宣布一个人事变动" [the first move after WDNMD for LVG] (in Chinese).
- LemonFox (2020-09-03). "FunSpark ULTI 2020 亞洲預選賽 即將開始" [FunSpark Asia Qual Preview] (in Chinese). TomorrowLAN.
- LemonFox (2020-10-29). "Lynn Vision Wings Up 分別迎來變動 LVG XinKoiNg休息 Mr.mao重返隊伍 Wings Up買斷MaTr1n Not7離隊" [Wings Up buyout MarT1n from JJH and part ways with Not7] (in Traditional Chinese). TomorrowLAN.
- LemonFox (2020-12-19). "XinKoiNg歸隊 Lynn Vision擴大至六人名單" [XinKoiNg returns to Lynn Vision active line-up and LVG expand to six-man roster] (in Traditional Chinese). TomorrowLAN.
- Kai Lih Gan (2019-11-16). "BTRG bench adrnkiNg, zWin on trial". csgo2asia.com.
- start (2020-01-20). "最近看到很多关于BTRG近期引援调整和关于XigN和Jinx的非官方信息散播，现在正式告诉大家，XigN确实加入BTRG，Jinx虽然也是一名不错的选手，但是考虑到俱乐部后期规划，我们并未接受。" [Recently, I have seen a lot of BTRG's recent recruitment adjustments and unofficial information about XigN and Jinx. Now I officially tell everyone that XigN does join BTRG. Although Jinx is also a good player, considering the club's later planning, we have accept XigN.] (in Chinese).
- LemonFox (2020-02-28). "BTRG 將Drea3er放入不活躍名單 香港選手HeiB重返正選名單" [HeiB returns active. Drea3er becomes inactive] (in Chinese). TomorrowLAN.
- LemonFox (2020-04-03). "NEX PLAY FROM HOME 即將開始" [NEX Play From Home Preview] (in Chinese). TomorrowLAN.
- LemonFox (2020-04-07). "IMBA職業聯賽 Season 1 即將開始" [IMBA Pro League Preview] (in Chinese). TomorrowLAN.
- LemonFox (2020-04-26). "Betway Asia Masters 即將開始" [Betway Asia Master Preview] (in Chinese). TomorrowLAN.
- Kai Lih (2020-05-28). "BTRG confirm Geniuss signing". CSGO2ASIA.
- LemonFox (2020-08-12). "WDNMD亞洲邀請賽 2020即將開始" [WDNMD Preview] (in Chinese). TomorrowLAN.
- [Inside Source]
- LemonFox (2020-09-08). "FunSpark ULTI 亞洲預選賽戰報: Let's Quit反勝Mazaalai" [FunSpark Week 1 Review] (in Chinese). TomorrowLAN.
- ImpressioN (2020-09-23). "Leaving BTRG".
- Eeyore (2020-09-28). "I no longer playing for BTRG".
- XigN (2020-10-02). "I'm officially parting ways with BTRG".
- LemonFox (2020-10-02). "中國戰隊BTRG 解散" [BTRG disband] (in Chinese). TomorrowLAN.
- Ground Zero Gaming (2020-05-03). "Farewell @KingfisherOCE, It's been a wild ride".
- void (2020-05-08). "Stepping back from Ground Zero".
- "CS:GO Roster Update: Liki". Ground Zero Gaming. 2020-05-14.
- "CS:GO Roster Update: HudzM". Ground Zero Gaming. 2020-05-26.
- Ground Zero Gaming (2020-08-11). "Introducing these two weapons: @MaykerCSGO & @laescs to the Ground Zero Gaming CS:GO competitive roster.".
- "CS:GO Roster Update: HudzM". Ground Zero Gaming. 2020-09-20.
- [Inside Source]