World E-sport Championships 2014
(≃ $166,942 USD)
World E-sport Championships 2014 is a professional E-sport tournament organized by D8TV. It was originally intended to hold world qualifiers to determine 8 teams who would participate in the Grand Finals, however the European and the American qualifiers were canceled in favor of directly inviting Cloud9, Evil Geniuses and a "mystery team". The Grand Finals will be held in the Yellow Dragon Stadium in Hangzhou, which was one of the venues of the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2007.
¥ 1,030,000 CNY (≃$166,942 USD) was spread among the teams as seen below:
|Place||$ USD||¥ CNY||Team|
|1st||$97,702||¥ 600,000||Evil Geniuses|
|3rd||$16,284||¥ 100,000||Vici Gaming|
|5th-6th||$3,257||¥ 20,000||Natus Vincere|
(Converted USD prizes are based on the currency rate on Sep 7, 2014: 1 CNY ≃ 0.16284 USD.)
There are 8 spots for teams from all over the world divided to regions as follows:
- 1 spot for the champion of The International 2014
- 2 spots from Europe (direct invites)
- 1 spot from America (direct invite)
- 3 spots in the Chinese Qualifier (qualifiers)
- 1 spot in the SEA Qualifier (qualifiers)
1Secret Team was originally invited to the tournament, however due to some players having had their Chinese Visa applications rejected, Natus Vincere was invited as a replacement.
2Titan originally qualified to the tournament, however due to some players having had their Chinese Visa applications rejected, Vici Gaming was invited as a replacement.
- For detailed results, go here.
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