World of WarCraft esports

World of WarCraft


Release Date:
2004
Prize Money Awarded:
$4,499,837.61 From 113 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.Italy FabssFabio Nardelli$145,387.44
2.Germany SwapxyRene Marcel Philipp Pinkera$141,424.35
3.Germany BoetarSimon Merlin Heinks$114,874.35
4.Canada SnutzKelvin Nguyen$92,083.34
5.United States CdewCharles Dewland$84,758.34
6.France ZunniyakiMathias Esterlechner$72,808.33
7.Sweden RaikuShaun Andreas Meaney$64,178.77
8.United States TrillRyan Costello$58,183.34
9.Canada VenrukiElliott Venczel$58,183.34
10.New Zealand MesRichard Simpson$57,516.67
11.Sweden LoonyMartin Moazzez$56,450.00
12.United States SodahAlex Ringe$55,516.67
13.France CâraMaxime Montesquieu$54,675.00
14.Australia ChanimalAdam Chan$54,020.83
15.Denmark WhaazzOscar Nicolai Wulff$50,475.00
16.Germany InflamePatrick Costales$46,833.33
17.United Kingdom joefernandesJoseph Michael Fernandes$44,786.91
18.United States JellybeansVincent Tran$44,275.00
19.United States KollektivTimothy Yen$43,683.33
20.United States PikabooJason Smith$41,900.00
21.United Kingdom AlecAlex Sheldrick$41,841.67
22.United States WealthymanMarcel Rodriguez$41,483.34
23.Russian Federation LagynaSergei Gaponov$41,000.00
24.Finland rghxwhfgjNiki Kasper Hietala$40,575.00
25.Sweden LazerchickenAnton Engström$40,000.00


Online/LAN Breakdown


LocationPrize Money% of Total
Online Only$321,948.707.15%
Offline/LAN$4,177,888.9192.85%

Comparisons


» Counter-Strike-$7,886,124.68
» StarCraft: Brood War-$3,232,884.16
» WarCraft III-$802,488.51

Top Countries


 Country NamePrize Money
1.United States United States$1,341,245.82
2.Germany Germany$410,630.22
3.Korea, Republic of Korea, Republic of$371,133.34
4.United Kingdom United Kingdom$314,971.83
5.Canada Canada$272,575.01
6.Sweden Sweden$246,097.67
7.France France$243,791.66
8.Australia Australia$221,160.83
9.Italy Italy$145,387.44
10.China China$108,083.32

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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