Over the past seven months, StarCraft II players around the world have battled it out for the honor of representing their countries at the Battle.net World Championship in Shanghai, China. Players from more than 30 different countries competed in qualifier, national, and continental events in order to earn their spots at the BWC. Now, 32 of the world’s best StarCraft II players are traveling to China to compete for both country and a share of the $250,000 prize pool. The winner of the event will be taking home the trophy, the prestigious title of StarCraft II World Champion, and a $100,000 cash prize.
Here are the finalists from North America:
1st Place Canada Nationals, 1st Place North American Finals
Twitter: AcerScarlett -- Liquipedia: Sasha Hostyn
1st Place USA Championship, 2nd Place North American Finals
Interview with Day Part 1, Part 2, Part 3 -- Twitter: ROOTViBE -- Liquipedia: Danny Scherlong
1st Place Mexico Nationals
Liquipedia: Juan Carlos Tena Lopez
The Battle.net World Championship gets underway this weekend.