The Epic Finale Arrives for The Wargaming.net League APAC Season I 2015-2016
The Season I Battle for Asian World of Tanks Supremacy Is On
August 21, 2015 — After 9 weeks of round-robin battles, the Wargaming.net League (“WGL”) APAC Season I Finals 2015 – 2016 is primed to introduce KONGDOO (Korea) and RefornGaming (China), both of whom will go up against Caren Tiger (Japan) and EL Gaming (China) respectively for the championship title.
Held at Yongsan e-Sports Stadium (I’Parkmall 9th Fl.) in Seoul, South Korea, the Season I Finals will see the final 4 elite World of Tanks teams battle it out on the Asian arena. The final stakes are the right to be crowned champions, two coveted places in the global WGL Grand Finals, and finally, a piece of the USD104,000 pie – the accumulative prize pool for all seasons of this year’s APAC league, shared between winning teams and their members.
Battling with a 7v7 system, a max total tier of 54 and a top tier limit of 8, a fierce battle of skill and teamwork will be on display for a world-class spectacle of blazing firepower. The events schedule is as follows:
22nd August 2015 Saturday, 17:00 UTC+8
Match 1: RefornGaming vs EL Gaming
Match 2: KONGDOO vs Caren Tiger
23rd August 2015 Sunday, 12:00 UTC+8
Third Place Playoff: Loser of Match 1 vs Loser of Match 2
Final Match: Winner of Match 1 vs Winner of Match 2
This season’s champions of the Asia server, Caren Tiger and EL Gaming, will go up against Korea’s KONGDOO (previously ARETE) who have taken the WGL APAC title home 3 times in a row, and the newest entrant, China’s RefornGaming, who have set out to deal some serious damage to stake their claim on the championship.
Entry to the Season I Finals will be free to the public with a lucky draw for the most passionate spectators.
“The WGL APAC-Asia Season I has been absolutely electric so far and I can’t wait for our fans to join us once more for this finale as our teams battle it out!” said Jasper Nicolas, General Manager of Wargaming Asia.
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About the Wargaming.net League
Established in 2013, the Wargaming.net League is Wargaming’s professional eSports league. It showcases one of the company’s key products in an eSports capacity; runs all-year-round world-class events giving professional and aspiring gamers a platform to compete and excel, and provides its ever-growing, global audience with instant access to premier competitive gaming content.
The League promotes eSports through large-scale events and premium content, fostering its popularity among gamers and spectators. The massive prize pools and world-class competitive gaming tournaments are broadcasted live to millions of viewers. In addition, the League’s accessibility attracts new teams and contributes to global audience growth, with the ultimate goal of turning all eSports into a professional sport.
Having grown from a player-encouraged initiative into a worldwide organization, the League puts its community first and evolves based on the needs of pro-gamers and viewers. Format and rule sets for matches are continually improved in close cooperation with professional players.
The Wargaming.net League infrastructure gives aspiring players a clear ladder of progression for them to transition to the pro scene. Split into three divisions—Gold, Silver, and Bronze Series—it allows for skilled players to tap into the world of pro-gaming and provides them with a clear path onward to the top echelon.
- http://asia.wgleague.net (Asia)
Wargaming is an award-winning online game developer and publisher and one of the leaders in the free-to-play MMO market. Founded as a privately held company in 1998, Wargaming has shipped more than 15 titles. Currently, Wargaming is focused on its team-based MMO war series dedicated to the mid-20th century warfare that will include the tank warfare title World of Tanks, the flight combat World of Warplanes, and the naval World of Warships. The three intertwined titles will form a common gaming universe integrated within the portal www.wargaming.net.
As part of its multiplatform line-up, the company has introduced World of Tanks: Xbox 360 Edition and World of Tanks Blitz. Launched in 2014, World of Tanks: Xbox 360 Edition introduced epic tank-on-tank battles to console gamers and the mobile MMO game World of Tanks Blitz has opened up Wargaming’s trademark team-based military IP to smartphone and tablet users worldwide.