World of WarCraft Esports

World of WarCraft


Release Date:
2004
Prize Money Awarded:
$7,596,337.61 From 168 Tournaments
Recorded Date Range:
2007-04-28 to




World of WarCraft is a massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG) by Blizzard Entertainment. It is the fourth released game set in the fantasy WarCraft universe, which was first introduced by WarCraft: Orcs & Humans in 1994. World of WarCraft takes place within the WarCraft world of Azeroth, approximately four years after the events at the conclusion of Blizzard's previous WarCraft release, WarCraft III: The Frozen Throne. Blizzard Entertainment announced World of WarCraft on September 2, 2001. The game was released on November 23, 2004, on the 10th anniversary of the WarCraft franchise.

Top Players


 Player IDPlayer NameTotal (Game)
1.Germany SwapxyRene Pinkera$214,724.35
2.Canada SnutzKelvin Nguyen$194,241.68
3.Denmark WhaazzOscar Nicolai Wulff$166,375.00
4.Sweden RaikuShaun Andreas Meaney$153,728.77
5.Sweden ChasJosef Stoianov$149,875.00
6.Italy FabssFabio Nardelli$145,387.44
7.United States CdewCharles Dewland$145,050.01
8.United States WealthymanMarcel Rodriguez$136,808.34
9.Australia ChanimalAdam Chan$133,345.83
10.Canada KubzyCameron MacDonald$128,558.34
11.Slovakia BlizoMaroš Molčan$123,533.33
12.Sweden LoonyMartin Moazzez$117,966.67
13.Germany BoetarSimon Merlin Heinks$114,874.35
14.France ZunniyakiMathias Esterlechner$109,575.00
15.Germany MaroSimon Franke$102,183.33
16.Norway AsgarathKristoffer Wilhelmsen$96,675.00
17.United States TrillRyan Costello$93,558.34
18.New Zealand MesRichard Simpson$92,891.67
19.United States Brain- -$89,700.00
20.United States Ceralium- -$89,200.00
21.United States Drizzy- -$89,200.00
22.Sweden ZeepeyeEmil Ek$81,283.33
23.Canada VenrukiElliott Venczel$77,350.01
24.United States SamiyamMichael Hlubek$74,008.34
25.New Zealand Prev- -$71,200.00




Online/LAN Breakdown


LocationPrize Money% of Total
Online Only$2,514,948.7033.11%
Offline/LAN$5,081,388.9166.89%

Comparisons


» Counter-Strike-$5,963,334.58
» StarCraft: Brood War+$350,901.16
» WarCraft III+$1,401,793.69
» Guild Wars 2+$7,120,332.11

Top Countries


 Country NamePrize Money
1.United States United States$2,249,154.15
2.Germany Germany$677,321.89
3.Sweden Sweden$641,331.01
4.Canada Canada$510,975.02
5.United Kingdom United Kingdom$436,846.81
6.Korea, Republic of Korea, Republic of$405,133.35
7.France France$358,858.33
8.Australia Australia$337,060.83
9.Denmark Denmark$217,391.60
10.New Zealand New Zealand$164,091.67

Other Notable Players

The following players may not have necessarily competed in this game, but have contributed to the competitive scene in other ways.

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