World Electronic Sports Games

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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.

WESG 2016
Event Date Prize Pool Winner Runner-Up
MEA Finals 2016-08-26 - 2016-08-28 ¥ 500,000 CNY Aboshamalah Dark Passage
China Finals 2016-10-01 - 2016-10-04 ¥ 175,000 CNY DUOBAO Young To.be.or.not.to.be
Europe Finals 2016-10-06 - 2016-10-09 ¥ 500,000 CNY The Imperial Horde
Americas Finals 2016-10-21 - 2016-10-23 ¥ 500,000 CNY Infamous Kingao+4
APAC Finals 2016-11-10 - 2016-11-13 ¥ 500,000 CNY To.be.or.not.to.be MVP Revolution
World Finals 2017-01-12 - 2017-01-15 $ 1,500,000 USD TNC Pro Team Cloud9


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.

WESG 2017
Event Date Prize Pool Winner Runner-Up
China Finals 2017-09-07 - 2016-09-10 ¥ 175,000 CNY EHOME Rock.Y
Europe Finals 2017-11-22 - 2017-11-26 $ 92,500 USD
APAC Finals
Americas Finals 2018-02-01 - 2018-02-05 $ 65,000 USD

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