Players/Teams can compete in two double elimination Open Qualifiers. The winner of each automatically moves on to their respective country’s Closed Qualifier, while other top players/teams earn points. Four additional players/teams with the most points will qualify for the Closed Qualifier.
Players/Teams will compete in a double elimination tournament. The winning player/team from each country’s Closed Qualifier will move on to the Regional Finals.
The Regional Finals hosted live at a live event and livestreamed on the WGN Twitch channel, will consist of One Match, USA vs Canada, to determine the player/team that will represent their country at the WESG International Grand Finals in March 2020.
September 26, 2019
October 12 – 27, 2019
November 2, 2019: Dota 2
November 3, 2019: CS:GO
November 9, 2019: PES 2020 / StarCraft II
December 7 & 8, 2019
The World Electronic Sports Games (“WESG”) consists of five unique tournaments. The tournaments are open to individuals who are at least 16 years old. For single-player tournaments, individuals must be legal residents of Canada or the USA. For team-based tournaments only, at least three individuals on a team must be from either Canada or the USA (Canada to compete in the Canadian Qualifiers and USA to compete in the USA Qualifiers). Each team may have a maximum of two additional players from countries outside of Canada or the USA. Tournament schedule and additional eligibility requirements, software, and account requirements, differ based on game title. Registration for the Open Qualifiers for each tournament begins on September 26, 2019 at 9:00 AM ET. Regional Finals for each tournament to be held in Montreal, Quebec on December 7 or 8, 2019. Prizing for each tournament consists of a cash prize between $500–$25,000 USD and travel for each winner to attend and compete in the WESG 2019 Regional Finals at a location to be determined.
WGN WESG Rewards Sweepstakes is open to legal or permanent residents (as such term is defined by Canadian or USA immigration) or citizen of Canada (excluding Quebec) or the US (excluding Puerto Rico). See the full Sweepstakes Terms and Conditions for details.
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