Tier 1 Tournaments

Tier 1 Tournaments offer an outstanding prize pool, are played on LAN, and feature the best teams from around the world. They are commonly held by well-established franchises and are considered especially prestigious amongst the community. Highlighted tournaments are held by the publishers and feature a prize pool of at least $1,000,000.

Tournaments[edit]

2019[edit]

2018[edit]

Start End Name Series Prize pool T# Location Winner Runner-Up
2018-10-29 Oct 29 2018-11-03 Nov 03 Arena World Championship 2018 WoW Arena World Championship $280,000 12 USA Anaheim, California Method Orange The Gosu Crew

2017[edit]

Start End Name Series Prize pool T# Location Winner Runner-Up
2017-10-30 Oct 30 2017-11-04 Nov 04 Arena World Championship 2017 WoW Arena World Championship $280,000 12 USA Anaheim, California ABC P.Global

2016[edit]

Start End Name Series Prize pool T# Location Winner Runner-Up
2016-10-28 Oct 28 2016-11-05 Nov 05 Arena World Championship 2016 WoW Arena World Championship $250,000 8 USA Anaheim, California Splyce Method NA

2015[edit]

Start End Name Series Prize pool T# Location Winner Runner-Up
2015-10-30 Oct 30 2015-11-07 Nov 07 Arena World Championship 2015 WoW Arena World Championship $250,000 8 USA Anaheim, California SK Skill Capped EU

2014[edit]

Start End Name Series Prize pool T# Location Winner Runner-Up
2014-11-07 Nov 07 2014-11-08 Nov 08 Arena World Championship 2014 WoW Arena World Championship $250,000 8 USA Anaheim, California Bleached Bones Skill Capped EU

2013[edit]

Start End Name Series Prize pool T# Location Winner Runner-Up
2013-11-08 Nov 08 2013-11-09 Nov 09 BlizzCon 2013 Arena Global Invitational BlizzCon $189,000 8 USA Anaheim, California Skill Capped MiR

2012[edit]

Start End Name Series Prize pool T# Location Winner Runner-Up
2012-11-16 Nov 16 2012-11-17 Nov 17 World of Warcraft Arena Global Finals 2012 BlizzCon $189,000 10 China Shanghai Bring It Yaspresents

2011[edit]

Start End Name Series Prize pool T# Location Winner Runner-Up
2011-10-21 Oct 21 2011-10-22 Oct 22 BlizzCon 2011 Arena Global Invitational BlizzCon $120,000 10 USA Anaheim, California OMG Skill Capped

2010[edit]

Start End Name Series Prize pool T# Location Winner Runner-Up
2010-10-22 Oct 22 2010-10-23 Oct 23 BlizzCon 2010 Arena Tournament BlizzCon $120,000 8 USA Anaheim, California aAa coL.Red
2010-03-02 Mar 02 2010-03-04 Mar 04 Intel Extreme Masters IV Intel Extreme Masters $50,000 12 Germany Hannover EG Dig

2009[edit]

Start End Name Series Prize pool T# Location Winner Runner-Up
2009-08-21 Aug 21 2009-08-22 Aug 22 BlizzCon 2009 Arena Tournament BlizzCon $120,000 8 USA Anaheim, California TSG Ship It

2008[edit]

Start End Name Series Prize pool T# Location Winner Runner-Up
2008-10-10 Oct 10 2008-10-11 Oct 11 BlizzCon 2008 Arena Tournament BlizzCon $120,000 8 USA Anaheim, California Nihilum Plasma Selective Queuers

2007[edit]