9 October 2016 - 17:02
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Dignitas Emerges As Top Seed For WESG Finals

Eight teams qualified for the $1,500,000 WESG finals in Shanghai, China. Here is how the top four did today.
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Team Dignitas has achieved a spot in the first seed at the World Electronic Sports Games (WESG) finals in Shanghai, China while seven other teams qualified for the tournament as well.

Along with Dignitas, .Russia, Virtus.pro, Team Kinguin, GODSENT, iGame.com, Ukraine and Team EnVyUs have qualified for the finals, which has a $1,500,000 prize pool. The top eight teams will share in a ¥ 500,000, or approximately $74,904, prize pool for the European finals.


Day four’s matches were the semifinals, third place and final. Here are the results:

Semifinals

  • Team Dignitas 2-1 Team Kinguin
    • TK 19-16 Dignitas (Cobblestone)
    • Dignitas 16-10 TK (Mirage)
    • Dignitas 16-13 TK (Overpass)
  • .Russia 2-0 Virtus.pro
    • .Russia 16-4 VP (Mirage)
    • .Russia 16-10 VP (Overpass)

Third Place

  • Virtus.pro 2-0 Team Kinguin
    • VP 16-2 TK (Cobblestone)
    • VP 16-11  TK (Cache)

Finals

  • Team Dignitas 2-0 .Russia
    • Dignitas 16-7 .Russia (Mirage)
    • Dignitas 16-4 .Russia (Cobblestone)

The Asia Pacific and America qualifiers will take place later this month and next month to get the full lineup of teams and nations to participate in the WESG finals. The rest of the teams will join three teams from the Middle East, Africa and one from China.


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