REPRESENT USA AT THE WORLD ELECTRONIC SPORTS GAMES (WESG) GRAND FINALS

Registration for the WESG USA 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 the USA 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 October 14, 2018. Online Playoffs will run on October 20 and 21, 2018. Finals will be played at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, California, November 9 to 11, 2018.

Please see below for the rule set and prizing for each game.

How to join

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.

Schedule

  • Registration Opens

    August 9, 2018

  • Online Qualifiers

    September 22 - October 14, 2018

  • Online Playoffs


    • October 20: CS:GO, Dota 2, Hearthstone, StarCraft II
    • October 21: PES 2019, Vainglory
  • Finals: Santa Anita Park

    November 9 - 11, 2018

1st Place: $20,000 & qualify for the WESG Grand Finals

2nd Place: $10,000

3rd - 4th Place: $4,000

Tournament Rules

Online Qualifier Date / Time URL
Online Qualifier A September 22, 2018 @ 12:00 PM ET Join Now
Online Qualifier B October 2, 2018 @ 12:00 PM ET Join Now

1st Place: $20,000 & qualify for the WESG Grand Finals

2nd Place: $10,000

3rd - 4th Place: $4,000

Tournament Rules

Online Qualifier Date / Time URL
Online Qualifier A September 22, 2018 @ 12:00 PM ET Join Now
Online Qualifier B October 2, 2018 @ 12:00 PM ET Join Now

1st Place: $20,000 & qualify for the WESG Grand Finals

2nd Place: $10,000

3rd - 4th Place: $4,000

Tournament Rules

Online Qualifier Date / Time URL
Online Qualifier A September 29, 2018 @ 12:00 PM ET Join Now
Online Qualifier B October 6, 2018 @ 12:00 PM ET Join Now

1st Place: $10,000 & qualify for the WESG Grand Finals

2nd Place: $5,000

3rd - 4th Place: $2,000

Tournament Rules

Online Qualifier Date / Time URL
Online Qualifier A September 22, 2018 @ 1:00 PM ET Join Now
Online Qualifier B October 6, 2018 @ 1:00 PM ET Join Now

1st Place: $10,000 & qualify for the WESG Grand Finals

2nd Place: $5,000

3rd - 4th Place: $2,000

Tournament Rules

Online Qualifier Date / Time URL
Online Qualifier A September 22, 2018 @ 5:00 PM ET Join Now
Online Qualifier B October 6, 2018 @ 5:00 PM ET Join Now

1st Place: $7,000 & qualify for the WESG Grand Finals

2nd Place: $3,500

3rd - 4th Place: $2,000

Tournament Rules

Online Qualifier Date / Time URL
Online Qualifier A September 22, 2018 @ 3:00 PM ET Join Now
Online Qualifier B October 6, 2018 @ 3:00 PM ET Join Now

1st Place: $10,000 & qualify for the WESG Grand Finals

2nd Place: $5,000

3rd - 4th Place: $2,000

Tournament Rules

Online Qualifier Date / Time URL
Online Qualifier A September 23, 2018 @ 3:00 PM ET Join Now
Online Qualifier B October 7, 2018 @ 3:00 PM ET Join Now

1st Place: $7,000 & qualify for the WESG Grand Finals

2nd Place: $3,500

3rd - 4th Place: $2,000

Tournament Rules

Online Qualifier Date / Time URL
Online Qualifier A October 7, 2018 @ 1:00 PM ET Join Now
Online Qualifier B October 14, 2018 @ 1:00 PM ET Join Now

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 UNITED STATES DOLLARS (USD) AND, WHEN APPLICABLE, WILL BE DIVIDED EQUALLY BETWEEN ALL PARTICIPATING TEAM MEMBERS.

Format

Stage One: Online Qualifiers

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.

Stage Two: Online Playoffs

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.

Stage Three: Finals

The Finals, hosted live at Santa Anita Park, 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.

Tickets

Details regarding the purchase of tickets to attend the Finals will be posted here soon.