REPRESENT CANADA AT THE WORLD ELECTRONIC SPORTS GAMES (WESG) GRAND FINALS
Registration for the WESG Canada National Qualifier is now open. With six titles to choose from across a range of genres, we are looking for the best players to represent Canada at the WESG Grand Finals in Shanghai in March 2019.
All players can compete in Counter-Strike: Global Offensive® (CS:GO), Dota 2®, Hearthstone®, Pro Evolution Soccer 2019™ (PES 2019), StarCraft II® and Vainglory™. There are also additional CS:GO and Hearthstone tournaments open exclusively to women.
Registration is open from August 9, 2018 until September 30, 2018. Online Playoffs will run from September 29, 2018 until October 14, 2018. Finals will be played in Toronto.
Please see below for the rule set and prizing for each game.
To register for the Online Qualifiers select your preferred game, date, and time from the options listed below, click "JOIN NOW", and complete the registration process on the corresponding tournament page.
August 9, 2018
September 8 - 30, 2018
Finals: EGLX 2018
October 26 - 28, 2018
Finals: Scotiabank Theatre Toronto
December 2, 2018
REGISTRATION FOR EACH GAME TITLE CLOSES AT THE START TIME OF ONLINE QUALIFIER B, OR WHEN ALL AVAILABLE SPOTS HAVE BEEN FILLED. ALL PRIZE VALUES LISTED ARE IN CANADIAN DOLLARS (CAD) AND, WHEN APPLICABLE, WILL BE DIVIDED EQUALLY BETWEEN ALL PARTICIPATING TEAM MEMBERS.
A series of online tournaments will be hosted on WorldGaming.com to determine the Players/Teams that will move on to the latter stages of the tournament. The winning Player/Team from each online tournament will qualify directly for the Finals, while four additional Players/Teams with the top overall records will qualify for the Online Playoffs. Players/Teams will earn points for placing 2nd through 8th in each of the online tournaments to determine their overall records.
The four qualified Players/Teams will play a double elimination bracket on WorldGaming.com to determine the two additional Players/Teams that will qualify for the Finals.
The Finals, hosted live at EGLX 2018 and Scotiabank Theatre Toronto, and broadcast on live.worldgaming.com, will feature the two Players/Teams that qualified directly through the Online Qualifiers and the two additional Players/Teams that qualified during the Online Playoffs.
For game-specific details see the Tournament Rules.
Details regarding the purchase of tickets to attend the Finals will be posted here soon.
The World Electronic Sports Games (“WESG”) in Canada consists of eight unique tournaments. The tournaments are open to legal residents of Canada who are at least 16. Tournament schedule and additional eligibility requirements, software, and account requirements, differ based on game title. Registration for the Online Qualifiers for each tournament begins on August 9, 2018 at 9:00 AM ET. Live Finals for each tournament to be held in Toronto, Ontario on either October 26 - 28 or December 2, 2018, depending on game title. Prizing for each tournament consists of a cash prize between $1,250–$15,000 CAD and travel for the winner to attend and compete in the WESG Grand Finals in Shanghai, China, in 2019.
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