wesg fun facts

competitors

65,000+

countries

190+

total prize pool

$5.5m

Organizer (a division of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba.)

Canadian & US Organizer

WESG

World Electronic Sports Games

The World Electronic Sports Games is the world’s only Olympic-style esports tournament with a format that limits teams to having members only from a single country.

With long qualifying roads to the final event, teams will compete to represent their country in the WESG Grand Finals held in China, March 2019.

Canadian and American National Qualifiers will be officially operated by WorldGaming, the esports division of Cineplex.

Online qualifiers will run September to November with the Canadian Grand Finals held LIVE on stage at EGLX, October 26th – 28th at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre.

Do you and your team want to represent your country at WESG?

Games

Vainglory

The MOBA with the best graphics and strategic depth. The most accurate and responsive controls

CS:GO

CS:GO is the foremost First-Person Shooter game in the world of esports, pitting terrorists against counter-terrorists. Includes side modes like planting/defusing a bomb or defending hostages, but mainly, it's a 5v5 death match.

DOTA 2

Progenitor of the MOBA genre, DOTA 2 is a 5v5 mix of real-time strategy, RPG and tower defense elements. Teamwork is key.

Pro Evolution Soccer

One of the most popular Soccer game series in the world, PES games have headlined numerous star players (Luis Suárez in 2018), with annual roster updates.