WePlay! Tug of War: Dire announcement

WePlay! Tug of War: Dire announcement

The story of Tug of War is about to continue on May 28

Participants from America and Asia will be divided into two separate Single Elimination brackets within the new innovative format. Each bracket will feature a dozen of experienced teams.

Eight teams will be directly invited for the first round of the coming standoff, while four chosen teams will bypass the early stage and start their tournament performance with quarterfinals right away.

All the matches, not including the final ones, will be played in a Best of 3 format. The winner of each bracket will be determined during the grand finals in the demanding Best of 5 format. Both the champions of Tug of War: Dire will be granted with quotas for the anticipated LAN-finals WePlay! Tug of War: Mad Moon.

The prize pool for WePlay! Tug of War: Dire is $30,000. Both the victorious teams will receive $6,000 each; 3rd-4th places in both brackets will be awarded $2,000, while two most valuable players (one from America and one from Asia) will have $5,000 each.

The full list of participants to be announced later.

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Since 2012, WePlay Esports brand is well-known for the high-quality organization and broadcast the online esports tournaments and LAN finals. Besides, to the creation and distribution of the esports content to own media, WePlay Esports, the company's expertise lies in competitive gaming services, brand integration into esports, and media rights sales. 

By harnessing what the public is most passionate about — esports and entertainment — the company embraces the opportunities and challenges in esports that empower businesses. They thereby evolve with this valuable global audience in our modern media environment.


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