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Warcraft Gold League 2020 Summer Season



[e][h]WGL 2020 Summer - Grand Finals
League Information
Organizer:
Netease
Game:
Game Version:
Server:
Type:
Offline
Location:
China Shanghai
Format:
Group stage : TBA
Playoffs : TBA
Prize pool:
¥500,000
(≃ $70,512)
Start Date:
2020-06
End Date:
2020-06
Liquipedia Tier:
Links
Player Breakdown
Number of Players:
16
1v1 Map pool
Chronology

The Warcraft Gold League is the most important individual series in 2020, alongside ESL Pro Tour. With one of the biggest prize pool of the year and the obligation to earn his place via a qualifier tournament this is the Warcraft III scene top-notch level.

It is organized by Blizzard Entertainment's Chinese partner : NetEase, played at Shanghai, offline. During June, the very best players of the world will fight in a double elimination groupstage before going into the single elimination playoffs. As the previous one, the 2020 Summer Season works with a point system featuring ladder ranking and qualifier tournaments.

Format and dates[edit]

Qualification[edit]

There are three ways to get a spot for the Warcraft Gold League 2020 Summer Season :

WGL points system[edit]


The WGL point system remain the same as the last edition. The NetEase monthly qualifiers consist of two series of 3 monthly tournaments : Open and Pro. Respectively featuring 32 and 16 players each. With top 4 players from Open division switching with last 4 from Pro division each month. The ladder point system stay unchanged too, each month players ranked into the NetEase top 100 got awarded with points.
Eventually 6 players from each Korea and China qualify for the main event.

March
  • Open - March ?? - March ??
  • Pro - March ?? - March ??
April
  • Open - April ?? - April ??
  • Pro - April ?? - April ??
May
  • Open - May ?? - June ??
  • Pro - May ?? - June ??

Western[edit]

There will be no qualifier for the western scene organized by NetEase. Nonetheless, both Jönköping finalists will be awarded with a ticket for Shanghai.

Wild-Card Qualifier[edit]

A isolated qualifier will offer the 2 last spots for Shanghai.

Group Stage 1 (16 into ?)[edit]

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Playoffs[edit]

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Map pool[edit]

Prize Pool[edit]

¥ 500,000 (≃ $ 70,512) are spread among the players as seen below :

Participants[edit]

Human Human (0) Orc Orc (0) Undead Undead (0) Night Elf Night Elf (0)
Players qualified via WGL Point System
Jönköping finalists
Wild Card qualifier finalists

Broadcasting[edit]

TBA

Results[edit]

Group Stage[edit]

TBA

Playoffs[edit]

TBA

Distributions (race & region)[edit]

External links[edit]