Blizzard Partners with MLG for the World Championship Series
We are pleased to announce that Major League Gaming (MLG) will be one of our partners in promoting this year’s StarCraft II World Championship Series (WCS).
The StarCraft II World Championship Series USA Nationals will be held at the MLG Spring Championship – June 8-10 at the Anaheim Convention Center. 64 participants will be invited through a combination of qualifiers and the StarCraft II ladder to compete in a best of three games, double elimination tournament for $15k in prizing. The top 16 finishers in the USA Nationals will receive an invitation to compete in the StarCraft II World Championship Series North America Finals.
The StarCraft II North America Finals will be held at the MLG Summer Championship – August 24-26, location to be announced. 32 players from the StarCraft II World Championship Series: Canada Nationals, USA Nationals, and Mexico Nationals will compete in a best of three games, double elimination tournament for $30k in prizing. The top players from the StarCraft II North America Finals will receive invitations to compete in the in the Battle.net World Championship in Asia later this year.
Check the MLG site for ticket information and additional details as the event draws closer or get your spectator pass now. If you can’t make it out in person, then mark your calendar and catch the live stream.