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World E - Games Grand Final  
17 Mar2019
The World Electronic Sports Games (WESG) Grand Final, the top priced in the E-sport world, will be in Chongqing from March 7th-17th.

The events stadium stage will be hosted from March 7th at the Chongqing Olympic Sports Center. In addition, Alibaba financial service Alipay will be the major partner of the event, and Huya will become the streaming strategic partner. Other sponsors will include hardware brand HyperX and computer brand ROG.

The total prize pool for all games will be over $2.5M. Multiple esports games will be featured, including Dota 2, Hearthstone, StarCraft II, Pro Evolution Soccer 2019 (PES 2019), and Vainglory.

It should be noted that the overall prize pool of the CS:GO competition is $890K, whereas the CS:GO competitions in 2016 and 2017 grand finals had $1.5M USD prize pools. At the time they were reported to be the highest prize pool money in the history of CS:GO.

Chongqing is the permanent home of the WESG and the headquarter of the Alibaba Electronic Sports, due to its largest pool of electronic sport enthusiasts and top destination for young tourists in China.

By nyc_expat (Male. United States (USA))
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