World Electronic Sports Games

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About[edit]

The World Electronic Sports Games (WESG) is an eSport event organized by Alisports (a subsidiary of Alibaba Group).

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2016[edit]

World Electronic Sports Games 2016 were held between January 12-15 2017, at the Changzhou Olympic Sports Center in Changzhou, China. 24 Teams from across the world qualified through their various regional qualifiers for a chance at the $1,500,000 USD prize pool. In addition, prize money was also awarded to the participants of the regional qualifiers, who had to first prove themselves in their respective national qualifiers. In addition, regional qualifiers were played at an offline LAN event.

S     Tournament
Date
Prize
P#
Location
Winner
Runner-up
Jan 12 - 15, 2017
$1,500,000
24 Teams
China China, Changzhou
  TNC
  C9
Nov 10 - 13, 2016
$73,350
16 Teams
South Korea South Korea, Goyang
  T.O.T
  NL5.R
Oct 21 - 23, 2016
$73,919
8 Teams
Brazil Brazil, São Paulo
  INF
  K+4
Oct 6 - 9, 2016
$74,926
20 Teams
Ukraine Ukraine, Kiev
  [H]
Oct 1 - 4, 2016
$26,224
18 Teams
China China, Suzhou
  DB.Y
  T.O.T
Aug 26 - 28, 2016
$74,910
8 Teams
United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates, Dubai
  AS
  DP

2017[edit]

WESG will return at the World Electronic Sports Games 2017 to be held in March 2018, featuring national teams from across the world in various esport disciplines. From August to December 2017, the various regional and national qualifiers will be held. Regional qualifiers will once again be held on LAN.

S     Tournament
Date
Prize
P#
Location
Winner
Runner-up
Mar 13 - 18, 2018
$1,500,000
30 Teams
China China, Haikou
  RUS
  paiN
Feb 1 - 4, 2018
$2,000
4 Teams
Africa Africa, Online
  SND
  Raze
Feb 1 - 4, 2018
$37,500
7 Teams
North America North America, Online
  OCAN
  LvT
Feb 2 - 4, 2018
$37,500
5 Teams
South America South America, Online
  paiN
  SG
Jan 26 - 28, 2018
$2,000
20 Teams
Africa Africa, Online
  WRG
  BVD
Jan 11 - 14, 2018
$92,500
20 Teams
China China, Jiaozhou
  Rock.Y
  KG
Nov 23 - 26, 2017
$92,500
20 Teams
Spain Spain, Barcelona
  mouz
Sep 7 - 10, 2017
$27,010
24 Teams
China China, Suzhou
  EHOME
  Rock.Y

2018[edit]

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