World Cyber Games

Prize Money Awarded:
$4,633,229.96 From 186 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$65,683.82
4.China SkyLi, Xiaofeng$57,000.00
5.Germany heroDaniel Schellhase$48,831.80
6.Korea, Republic of iamgruntKang, Byung Geon$45,000.00
7.Korea, Republic of SeleCTRyoo, Kyung Hyun$45,000.00
8.Germany stylaDennis Schellhase$43,500.00
9.Netherlands LaukeLaurens Pluymaekers$42,944.09
10.Korea, Republic of BoxeRLim, Yo Hwan$40,000.00
11.Germany GitzZzChristian Höck$40,000.00
12.United States ZyosMatthew Leto$40,000.00
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.Netherlands HandewasserWouter van Someren$30,849.62
19.Korea, Republic of GoRushPark, Tae Min$30,000.00
20.Korea, Republic of JaguarKim, Doo Hyung$30,000.00
21.Korea, Republic of SoulkeyKim, Min Chul$30,000.00
22.Korea, Republic of VolcanoChoi, Dae Han$30,000.00
23.Poland LUqŁukasz Wnęk$28,377.92
24.France ToDYoan Merlo$28,246.42
25.United States ZeRo4John Hill$26,000.00


Top Games


 Game NamePrize Money
1.» Counter-Strike$871,205.11
2.» StarCraft: Brood War$401,920.46
3.» WarCraft III$355,904.68
4.» Age of Empires II: The Age of Kings$139,000.00
5.» Quake III Arena$139,000.00


Online/LAN Breakdown


LocationPrize Money% of Total
Online Only$0.000.00%
Offline/LAN$4,633,229.96100.00%

Top Countries


 Country NamePrize Money
1.Korea, Republic of Korea, Republic of$863,000.00
2.United States United States$612,200.00
3.Germany Germany$400,291.67
4.China China$373,046.20
5.Sweden Sweden$246,685.46
6.Poland Poland$244,762.91
7.Russian Federation Russian Federation$215,991.14
8.Netherlands Netherlands$210,391.12
9.France France$171,462.85
10.Canada Canada$163,300.00