World of Tanks | Details Released of World of Tanks Championship at World Cyber Games 2012
Wargaming has announced today about the details concerning the World of Tanks Championship at the World Cyber Games 2012 Grand Finals. This event will be marking the game's debut as an official eSports discipline. This year's challenge will be hosted in Kunshan, China from November 29th to December 2nd.
Fifteen top professional and competitive teams from all across Europe, North America and Asia have battled their way through the qualifiers and national finals in order to get to where they are now. In the end, they will be competing for the coveted title of World of Tanks World Champion and prize purses going to the top three best teams.
The tournament will start off with two groups of eight and seven of the teams will see to the top two competitors in each group advance to the single elimination best-of-three bracket.
"We are focused on expanding World of Tanks as a world-wide eSport discipline,''- said Victor Kislyi, CEO of Wargaming. "Events like the World Cyber Games spur growth in it as a cyber sport by encouraging pro gamers to pump more hours into improvement and helping us find what needs to be changed to enhance the gaming experience."
The final battles will be held on December 1st for the World of Tanks grand prize. All stage matches of the WCG 2012 Grand Finals will be broadcasted live by Korean Ongamenet, Twitch TV, Daum TV pot and Chinese NeoTV.
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