World of WarCraft Esports

World of WarCraft


Release Date:
2004
Prize Money Awarded:
$4,957,837.61 From 118 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$176,924.35
2.Italy FabssFabio Nardelli$145,387.44
3.Canada SnutzKelvin Nguyen$119,458.34
4.Germany BoetarSimon Merlin Heinks$114,874.35
5.Sweden RaikuShaun Andreas Meaney$99,678.77
6.Denmark WhaazzOscar Nicolai Wulff$85,975.00
7.United States CdewCharles Dewland$85,958.34
8.Australia ChanimalAdam Chan$81,395.83
9.Sweden LoonyMartin Moazzez$73,950.00
10.France ZunniyakiMathias Esterlechner$72,808.33
11.United States WealthymanMarcel Rodriguez$68,858.34
12.Bulgaria ChasJosef Stoianov$68,308.33
13.Canada KubzyCameron MacDonald$60,608.34
14.United States TrillRyan Costello$59,383.34
15.New Zealand MesRichard Simpson$58,716.67
16.Canada VenrukiElliott Venczel$58,183.34
17.United States SodahAlex Ringe$55,516.67
18.France CâraMaxime Montesquieu$54,675.00
19.Slovakia BlizoMaroš Molčan$53,283.33
20.United Kingdom AlecAlex Sheldrick$46,841.67
21.Germany InflamePatrick Costales$46,833.33
22.Finland rghxwhfgjNiki Kasper Hietala$45,575.00
23.United Kingdom joefernandesJoseph Michael Fernandes$44,786.91
24.United States JellybeansVincent Tran$44,425.00
25.Sweden MinpojkeJonathan Andersson$44,416.66




Online/LAN Breakdown


LocationPrize Money% of Total
Online Only$341,948.706.90%
Offline/LAN$4,615,888.9193.10%

Comparisons


» Counter-Strike-$8,525,836.19
» StarCraft: Brood War-$3,134,641.88
» WarCraft III-$657,248.31

Top Countries


 Country NamePrize Money
1.United States United States$1,416,887.48
2.Germany Germany$469,755.22
3.Korea, Republic of Korea, Republic of$371,133.34
4.Canada Canada$327,325.01
5.United Kingdom United Kingdom$324,971.83
6.Sweden Sweden$322,722.67
7.Australia Australia$256,785.83
8.France France$243,791.66
9.Italy Italy$145,387.44
10.China China$116,333.32

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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