Wargaming.net has shared today their full information regarding the Wargaming Grand Finals, taking place roundabouts April 4-6 at the Multikino Zlote Tarasy in Warsaw, Poland. The information released also includes the final prize money, a whopping $300,000 prize money pool for the lucky #1 World of Tanks team.
“Events like this help build the popularity of cybersports by not only providing players with incentive to participate but also quality entertainment for the spectators,” said Jonghyuk Baak, Global eSports Director at Wargaming. “We want to thank all of the players, teams, and partners involved in the Grand Finals for their generosity in assisting us in organizing a world class event that will turn Warsaw into the eSports capital of the world this April.”
The seeding ceremony will be held on March 24, 2014 at ESL studio in Cologne, Germany. To maximize geographic separation, 14 teams will be drawn into two groups using a “controlled random” system. On March 25, ESL will broadcast the video on the Wargaming.net League EU twitch channel at 19:00 CET. Then, the video will be uploaded on YouTube, news portals, and to social networks. Afterwards, the best performing tank squad will be playing a series of matches spread over three days. All games will be streamed live on the Wargaming.net League Twitch channels. Down here is a small trailer Wargaming has released to tease off their upcoming event: