W.E.L. – World Esports League
W.E.L. - World Esports League
Registration for the circuit tournaments is officially open
Registration for the W.E.L. (World Esports League) circuit tournaments is officially open. The project, which sees the participation of Link Campus University, Municipality of Castellammare di Stabia, Municipality of Capri and Grand Hotel Quisisana of Capri, provides a series of monthly tournaments to which several international athletes and top teams will be invited and where, at the same time, scouting of new eSports talents will proceed.
The tournaments will be characterized by a first online qualification phase. On 24th, 25th and 26th May 2019, a final event hosted in the prestigious setting of Capri will award the best Italian and international teams and individual cyberatletes in the various electronic disciplines chosen by the Lega.
GAMES CHOSEN FOR THE TOURNAMENTS
The World Esports League provides a series of tournaments on four competitive games that reflect on one hand the desire to intercept the most played and followed titles and, on the other, the desire to respect the indications of the International Olympic Committee regarding non-violent video games. Here are the selected titles:
TEKKEN 7: The king of martial arts games enters the ring of the World Esports League, under the patronage of the Italian Taekwondo Federation. Tekken 7, produced by Bandai Namco, is the latest chapter of one of the longest running 3D sagas of bare-handed fighting games. This is the perfect discipline to ensure intense 1-on-1 challenges between players with lightning reflexes and unshakable concentration.
Year after year, Tekken has experienced an exponential growth, attracting the attention of a growing number of players and spectators. At the World Esports League we want to guarantee an unprecedented show and that is why we want to reward the action of this legendary fighting game.
"I am happy that FITA is a partner of this great event and I wish good luck to all the Italians who will take part in it. May the best win, "said Angelo Cito, president of the Italian Taekwondo Federation.
The tournament will take place following a knockout formula. All the matches of the tournament will take place following the formula FT3 (First to 3), to allow the best players to emerge throughout the entire set, and to adapt to any phenomena of lag. To prevent connection problems, the qualifications will be divided into geographical areas. The online qualifications will take place during the months of March and April. The best 32 players will compete in the finals of Capri, from 24th to 26th May 2019.
ASSETTO CORSA (Italian for "Race Setup"): One of the best racing simulators in the world is an integral part of the World Esports League titles. Assetto Corsa, produced by 505 Games and developed by Kunos Simulazioni, is a driving game appreciated all over the world and supported by an active and dynamic community. The realism of physics and the possibility to fully customize the cars before the races, give rise to intense and exciting challenges.
The qualifying phases will be based on the time records recorded on the servers of the World Esports League and on a series of races on specific circuits, with cars chosen by the organizers. The best 20 riders in the world will compete in Capri, from 24th to 26th May, in an exciting race weekend.
BRAWL STARS: The Supercell brand is synonymous with guarantee for video games on the mobile market. For this reason, Brawls Stars has been chosen for the World Esports League. The latest success of the team already responsible for Clash of Clans and Clash Royale will be for the participants the ideal battleground to test themselves against teams of players connected from all over the world, in an attempt to conquer one of the 16 places of the coveted finals on the island of Capri.
CLASH ROYALE: Clash Royale, Supercell's timeless classic, has long been one of the most successful mobile games. Years after its release, it is still a title loved and played all over the world, which is why we decided to welcome him in the World Esports League with his brother Brawl Stars. In this case too, the best 32 players who will succeed in overcoming the long selection of online qualifications will compete live in Capri, from 24th to 26th May 2019. After years of practice, it is time to challenge the world!
The jackpots of the four World Esports League tournaments have been revealed. All players who qualify for the finals will be hosted on Capri during the days of the event (24/25/26 May) and will be entitled to a 20% discount on airfare to Naples, regardless of the country of origin. In addition, exclusive discounts will be provided for all other means of transport (trains and hydrofoils).
Here are the jackpots:
TEKKEN 7: € 50,000
Assetto Corsa: € 50,000
Brawl Stars: € 50,000
Clash Royale: € 50,000
The winners of the first edition of the World Esports League are destined to enter history and will be the first elements of the prestigious Hall of fame that will be formed year after year.
For the realization of the Capri finals, the World Esports League has signed collaboration agreements with the best companies in the sector, in order to guarantee an unparalleled level of quality. BenQ and ZOWIE by BenQ: the monitors of the PC and console workstations will be provided by BenQ and ZOWIE by BenQ, with dedicated configurations for each individual game. Razer: Headphones, mice and keyboards will be offered by Razer, the world leader in gaming and among the first exporters.