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The WGL APAC Season II Finals 2015-2016 Concludes in Seoul

 

February 22, 2016 — The Wargaming.net League (WGL) proudly presents the WGL APAC Season II Finals 2015-2016 this March 05 and 06 in Seoul, South Korea at the Yongsan eSports Stadium.

 

The participating teams are Horsemen, RefornGaming, EL Gaming and GoldBass. The stakes are high for the championship title and a hand in the total prize winnings of $92,500USD, with the winners taking home $60,000USD. Runners-up, third and fourth placed teams each go home with $20,000USD, $8,500USD and $4,000USD respectively. Expect a show of vastly different skills from teams as they engage in furious exchanges for glory and a bite of the cash pie. The two teams with the highest rating points will also be headed to the WGL Grand Finals 2016.

 

Teams will be fighting 7v7 with a total tier max of 68 and a top tier limit of X (10). This is World of Tanks eSports at the highest levels. The events schedule is as follows:

 

  • March 05, 2016, Saturday, 4:00 pm – 9:30 pm (UTC +9)

Match 1: Horsemen vs RefornGaming

Match 2: EL Gaming vs GoldBass

3 / 4 Placing Match: Match 1 Loser vs Match 2 Loser

 

  • March 06, 2016, Saturday, 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm (UTC +9)

Final Match: Match 1 Winner vs Match 2 Winner

 

The event will be broadcast online in Asia in English, Mandarin, Japanese, and in Korean on the official Twitch channels: ENG / ZH-TW / JPN / KOR.

 

Entry to WGL APAC Season II Finals 2015-2016 will be free to the public with exciting events and opportunities for the most passionate spectators to walk away with exclusive Wargaming premiums. Online viewers will also be treated to on-stream trivia events on official Wargaming Facebook pages where select in-game prizes will be given out.

 

The WGL APAC Season II Finals 2015-2016 will be held at the Yongsan eSports Stadium in Seoul, Korea, this coming March 05 and 06, 2016.

 

To learn more about the Wargaming.net League APAC, please visit:

 

 

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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.

 

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About Wargaming

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 over 10 titles. Currently, Wargaming is focused on its team-based MMO war series dedicated to the mid-20th century warfare that includes the armored World of Tanks, the flight combat World of Warplanes, and the naval World of Warships. The three intertwined titles 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 on Xbox and World of Tanks Blitz on mobile and tablet. Launched in 2014 and 2015, World of Tanks on Xbox introduced epic tank-on-tank battles to console gamers and offers the first cross-platform gaming experience between Xbox 360 and Xbox One. In 2016, Wargaming released World of Tanks for PlayStation®4, continuing its console campaign.

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