The WGL APAC Season I Finals 2016-2017 will take place at Sydney’s ESL Studio on October 22. Like previous finals, the setup is simple. It will be single elimination, with two Semi Final (best of nine) rounds, then the Grand Final (best of 13). The total prize pool will be $100k USD; 1st place takes $50,000; 2nd, $25,000; 3rd and 4th, $12,500 each. The competing teams will be announced at a later date, so be sure to keep a lookout for your favourite eSports teams from the APAC region.
Jini Jun, Head of Competitive Gaming at Wargaming APAC said that “hosting the APAC Season Finals in Sydney is an awesome way to deliver a true eSports spectacle in a new way for fans”.