WESG 2016 – African and Middle East qualifiers open – starcitizenhelp.net

Information regarding the Africa and Middle East regional qualifiers for the World Electronic Sports Games tournament.

The World Electronic Sports Games is a tournament organised via a joint venture between Alisports and the International Esports Federation. The tournament is a celebration of diversity, with teams hailing from all corners of the Earth – Europe, CIS, the Americas, Asia-Pacific, Africa and the Middle East. Qualifiers will be available for all aforementioned regions, with the top contenders receiving the chance to participate at the Global Grand Finals of the event held in Shanghai, China. At said Global Grand Finals teams will have face each other in a bid to secure part of the $1,500,000 prize pool, as well as the Champions’ bragging rights.

The first qualifiers for the tournament will be for the Africa and Middle East regions. A total of three teams from this region are eligible to proceed to the grand finals of the event. Those interested in registering for said qualifiers have until August 12th, 2016 17:00 (GMT+2) to register with the schedule and links presented below:

  • Turkish regional qualifier – August 13th, 17:00 (GMT+2). Registration
  • North & West Africa regional qualifier – August 13th, 17:00 (GMT+2). Registration
  • South & East Africa regional qualifier – August 13th, 17:00 (GMT+2). Registration
  • Middle East regional qualifier – August 13th, 17:00 (GMT+2). Registration


Africa & Middle East regional qualifier finals will take place in Dubai, UAE on August 26th through 28th, with three teams proceeding to the WESG Global Grand Finals.

The regional qualifier is complemented with a sizeable prize pool, the distribution of which is presented below:
1st place — ¥200,000 (~$30,000) + a spot at the Global Grand Finals 
2nd place — ¥120,000 (~$18,000) + a spot at the Global Grand Finals 
3rd place — ¥60,000 (~$9,000) + a spot at the Global Grand Finals 
4th place — ¥40,000 (~$6,000)
5th – 8th places — ¥20,000 (~$3,000)

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