The WESG American Qualifiers are now open for registration. The qualifiers are being held by StarLadder together with ImbaTV with Regional Finals that will take place October 21-23 in Sao Paolo, Brazil. The prize pool of the American Regional Qualifiers will be $205,000 across all divisions including Dota 2, CS:GO, StarCraft II and Hearthstone.
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Back in March, Alisports announced a new tournament – WESG (World Electronic Sports Games). The event was reported to feature various disciplines including Dota 2 and CS:GO with $1.5 million dollar prize pools each – boasting a $5.5 million total prize pool across all of the gaming divisions that will participate. The LAN Finals were set to take place in Shanghai, China in December.
Now Starladder in conjunction with ImbaTV will be organizing and hosting the WESG American Qualifiers.
Registration is already open.
WESG American qualifiers
Registration for the American Regional Qualifiers is now open HERE.
- American qualifiers will be divided into 8 regions: USA, Canada, South America, Brazil, Mexico, Argentina, Peru, and the other countries of America
- Please note teams should include citizens from single country
- There will be a total of 8 qualifiers for the specific regions of America
- Teams are encouraged to sign up for their respective region
- The top team of each region will be “selected” to advance to the Regional qualifiers
WESG American offline Regional qualifiers
- 12 teams will compete October 21-23 in Sao Paolo, Brazil
- Expenses are covered related to travelling and accommodation of players
- Six teams will advance to the LAN finals in China
WESG American qualifiers Regional prize pool
- 1st place — ￥200,000 (~ $30,067)
- 2nd place — ￥120,000 (~ $18,040)
- 3rd place — ￥60,000 (~ $9,020)
- 4th place — ￥40,000 (~ $6,013)
- 5th -8th place — ￥20,000 (~ $3,006)
(+ tickets to the WESG Global Grand Finals for 6 best teams)
Featured image courtesy of WESG.Starladder