As the WESG Europe qualifiers for the UK, Iceland and Ireland (titled “Britain and Iceland”) kick off… soon, here’s a preview of who’s set to damage the opposition. Everyone is competing for a spot at the WESG European finals in Barcelona over the 22nd-26th November. It’s worth noting that this lies in a break of the Gfinity Elite Series S2, so Endpoint and Method can safely compete.
Earlier this week, five Brits under the banner of Fish123 set off for Kiev, to participate in the World Electronic Sports Games. To get there, the side won the UK, Ireland & Iceland qualifier, seeing them beat three teams from their home soil en route as well besting the Icelandic “WM-” side in the qualifier final. This in itself was no mean feat, with the mixed Fish side defeating most of the United Kingdom’s better sides to make it to the Kiev European & CIS qualifiers.
Upon starting their campaign in Kiev three days ago, the British side found themselves a man down from their original [...]
20 teams from across Europe and the CIS have travelled to Kiev, Ukraine to compete in to compete in their respective regional final. The WESG is a competition meant to bring the world’s strongest national teams together in Shanghai, China for a chance at the lions share of the $1.5 million (£1.17 million) prize pool, however the teams first have to battle through their regional qualifiers.
The regional qualifiers were decided by an online competition for each sub-region of Europe and CIS. The UK, Ireland and Iceland qualifier saw mix team legends fish123 get through with the help of the ex-Orgles5 player Sam “RattlesnK” Gawn but unfortunately Gawn was unable [...]