SEOUL, South Korea, Nov. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- World Cyber Games Inc. (WCG), organizer of the international eSports competition World Cyber Games has completed the group drawing for the WCG 2013 Grand Final and announced the result yesterday in Seoul, Korea. With over 1 million competitors from about 40 countries now shaved down to an elite 500, the final stage is set for eSprots top competitors to battle at the highest level of gaming while representing their countries at the WCG 2013 Grand Final. Taking place in Kunshan, China from November 28 to December 1, the gamers will be competing for the title of world's champion and national glory.
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Announced on the official website (www.wcg.com), the group drawing featured a procedure that utilizes the players' performance at past WCG and recent eSports events for seeding purposes. The intention of this format is to create the most compelling match-ups and give the top players the best opportunity to advance to the finals.
As new gamers and teams prepare for their first WCG 2013 Grand Final, a number of the best players from previous tournaments are set to return better than ever. eSports experts point the most interesting matches this year are 'WarCraft III: The Frozen Throne (WarCraft 3)' and 'League of Legends (LoL)'.
'WarCraft 3' superstar Moon (Korea 3rd) and TH000 (China 1st) will play the opening match. After that, big matches of 'LoL' between Team WE (China 2nd) vs compLexity Gaming (USA) and ESC ICY (Germany) vs MYM (Poland) will be following. Big matches in 'LoL' continue on the second day, OMG (China 1st) vs Millenium (France) and CJ Blaze (Korea) vs Team Immunity (Australia).
"There are only 15 days left until the WCG 2013 Grand Final. Now that all the match-ups and final rules and regulations have been announced, the tournament preparation has really begun," said Brad Lee, CEO of World Cyber Games, Inc. "We wish all of the teams and competitors' safe travel to Kunshan and the best of luck in chasing down the champion title in the WCG."
The tournament structure of the WCG 2013 Grand Final consists of a full group league, followed by a single elimination tournament and culminating with the championship match for each game.
For more information, please visit www.wcg.com.
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