2010 World Cyber Games
|WCG Grand Finals 2010|
|Organizer||World Cyber Games|
|Location & Dates|
The World Cyber Games (WCG) is an event held annually ever since year 2000. WCG is a global tournament in which sport is conducted within the medium of cyberspace, also known as e-sports. It serves as a rapidly growing international olympics in which nearly one million players compete against one another for the title of world champion in separate events. WCG is the largest cyber-gaming event serving what is becoming the largest sports market in the world.
The World Cyber Games also serves as a gaming industry conference drawing industry leaders and technology experts as speakers and attendees to share ideas about the present and future of e-sports and their cultural relevance to society. The World Cyber Games ongoing trend of being held annually appropriately displays the growth of e-sports throughout the years.
The World Cyber Games also provides a platform for gamers all over the world to compete against one another to earn the right to be crowned the world's best. Along the way, these gamers foster new friendships amongst other gamers from all over the world. WCG has certainly brought gamers from all over the world together through one interest; e-sports.
The host city of the WCG 2010 Grand Final was Los Angeles, USA.
Each participating country held their own qualifiers with the first place team advancing to the Grand Finals.
- Group Stage - Bo1
- Playoffs - Single Elimination Bo3
$ 10,000 US Dollars are spread among the teams as seen below:
|Place||Prize (%)||Prize (USD)||≈Prize (EUR)||Team|
|1||60%||$ 6,000||€ 4,320||Counter Logic Gaming|
|2||30%||$ 3,000||€ 2,160||SK Gaming|
|3||10%||$ 1,000||€ 720||anotherstory|
- Converted prizes calculated with values provided by http://www.xe.com on October 3, 2010, as follows:
- $ 1 US Dollars = € 0.72 Euros
|1.||Counter Logic Gaming||2-1|
[Group A Matches ]
- Semi Final: CLG vs. AS
- Grand Final: SK vs. CLG