2016 WESG Qualifiers

26 Aug 2016 - 29 Nov 2016

General info

The WESG is a Multi game tournament with arguably the largest scope in terms of countries represented. The tournament is Alibaba Groups first tournament under AliEsports, entering the esports scene with a record breaking tournament. Other than Hearthstone the other games are Starcraft 2, Dota2, CS:GO.

The Qualifiers will take place from August to Novemeber across the globe to decide the 24 Hearthstone players that are going to compete in China for the total prize pool of $300,000 (USD) at the main event.

The Qualifying event is split up into five regions, each region having their own main qualifier that will be played offline. Each main regional will have a ¥182,000 (CNY) total prize pool.

List of Main Qualifiers Locations:


MEA - Dubai, UAE Aug 26-28
China - Suzhou, Oct 1-4
EU & CIS - Kiev, Ukraine, Oct 6-9
America - Sao Paulo, Brazil, Oct 21-23
APAC - Goyang, South Korea, Nov 10-13

Prior to the main qualifiers of each region, there will be online open qualifiers that determines the competitors playing in the main regionals.

The Seeds breakdown for the main event is

China: 1
APAC: 6
Europe & CIS: 8
America: 6
MEA: 3

Tournament format

All online qualifiers will have the same format, and that format is Conquest Single elimination bracket with Best-of-Five matches up untill the Semis and onward, where there will be Best-of-Seven matches..

The MEA Qualifier is split into two stages and the first one being a two groups round robin group stage with Best-of-Five matches. The top two of each group proceeding to the playoffs. The playoffs is a Best-of-Seven single elimination bracket. The top three qualifies for the main event.

Teams

Tournament Leaderboard

The 3 best voters this tournament