WESG Americas Finals will take place in California

The organizers of the championship for different disciplines announced where WESG Americas Finals will be held.

The strongest teams of the world will come to California to participate in the grand final and compete for the prize pool $202,800. StarLadder company will organize the American qualifiers that will take place on February 1 – 4.

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The venue of the event is Esports Arena, one of the most well-known esports houses in Orange County district. The competitions will be held for the following disciplines: Dota 2, CS:GO, StarCraft II and Hearthstone. It should be mentioned that CS:GO will have two divisions: male and female. All teams will share the prize pool of $202,800 and 32 invites to WESG Global Grand Finals. Each discipline will have 7 invites, and female divisions of CS:GO and Hearthstone will get extra invites.

Prize pool distribution:

Place CS:GO Dota 2 StarCraft II Hearthstone CS:GO women Hearthstone women
1 $35,000 $35,000 $15,000 $12,000 $10,000 $3,000
2 $17,000 $17,000 $7,500 $6,000 $4,000 $1,200
3 $8,000 $8,000 $4,000 $3,000 $2,000 $600
4 $5,000 $5,000 $2,500 $2,000    
5 $2,500 $2,500 $1,500 $1,500    
6 $2,500 $2,500 $1,500 $1,500    
7 $2,500 $2,500 $1,500 $1,500    
8 $2,500 $2,500 $1,500 $1,500    
Total $65,000 $65,000 $29,000 $23,000 $16,000 $4,800