World Cyber Games

World Cyber Games

Prize Money Awarded:
$4,917,150.00 From 148 Tournaments
Recorded Date Range:
2000-10-08 to

The World Cyber Games (WCG) is an international competitive video-gaming (e-sports) event operated by South Korean company World Cyber Games Inc., and sponsored by Samsung and Microsoft. WCG events attempt to emulate a traditional sporting tournament, such as the Olympic Games; events include an official opening ceremony, and players from various countries compete for gold, silver and bronze medals. The official motto of WCG is "Beyond the Game", which is also the title of a documentary about e-sports.

Top Players

 Player IDPlayer NameTotal (League)
1.United States applesauceMark Smith$100,000.00
2.United States MystikKatherine Gunn$100,000.00
3.Netherlands GrubbyManuel Schenkhuizen$53,000.00
4.China SkyLi, Xiaofeng$52,000.00
5.Germany heroDaniel Schellhase$48,831.80
6.Korea, Republic of SeleCTRyoo, Kyung Hyun$45,000.00
7.Germany stylaDennis Schellhase$43,500.00
8.Netherlands LaukeLaurens Pluymaekers$42,944.09
9.Korea, Republic of BoxeRLim, Yo Hwan$40,000.00
10.Germany GitzZzChristian Höck$40,000.00
11.United States ZyosMatthew Leto$40,000.00
12.China InfiWang, Xu Wen$39,000.00
13.Poland neoFilip Kubski$37,377.92
14.Poland TaZWiktor Wojtas$37,377.92
15.Poland LoordMariusz Cybulski$33,336.78
16.Korea, Republic of PartinGWon, Lee Sak$32,500.00
17.Poland kubenJakub Gurczyński$31,910.70
18.China 18Dai, Yueqiang$31,000.00
19.China MZiNMa, Zhe$31,000.00
20.Netherlands HandewasserWouter van Someren$30,849.62
21.Korea, Republic of GoRushPark, Tae Min$30,000.00
22.Korea, Republic of iamgruntKang, Byung Geon$30,000.00
23.Korea, Republic of JaguarKim, Doo Hyung$30,000.00
24.Korea, Republic of SoulkeyKim, Min Chul$30,000.00
25.Korea, Republic of VolcanoChoi, Dae Han$30,000.00

Top Games

 Game NamePrize Money
1.» Counter-Strike$871,205.11
2.» StarCraft: Brood War$401,920.46
3.» CrossFire$374,000.00
4.» WarCraft III$345,500.00
5.» Arena of Valor$240,000.00

Online/LAN Breakdown

LocationPrize Money% of Total
Online Only$297,150.006.04%

Top Countries

 Country NamePrize Money
1.China China$1,024,500.01
2.Korea, Republic of Korea, Republic of$888,900.00
3.Germany Germany$440,518.92
4.United States United States$430,566.68
5.Sweden Sweden$251,935.46
6.Poland Poland$244,762.91
7.Russian Federation Russian Federation$215,991.14
8.Netherlands Netherlands$192,833.34
9.Canada Canada$160,600.00
10.Denmark Denmark$156,925.01