Kunshan, China to host back-to-back WCG grand finals

Posted by Patrik "Raistlin" Hellstrand at 18 November 2011 15:39
NeoTV CEO Lin Yu-hsin revealed on his micro blog that Kunshan, China has been chosen as the host city for the World Cyber Games grand finals for both 2012 and 2013.

"WCG World Finals will finally re-settle in China, six months hard work not in vain," said Lin Yu-hsin.

Following the success of WCG 2009 held in Chengdu, China will once again feature one of the most long-running grand scaled eSport tournaments. Host city Kunshan has close to one and a half million in population and is located close to Shanghai.

With China's immense popularity of WarCraft 3, DotA and StarCraft 2 the two coming years of World Cyber Games a true folk fest.

This year's WCG season will be closed off with a grand final on December 8 in Busan, South Korea.

WCG Grand Final Host City History
2001 - Korea Seoul, Korea
2002 - Korea Daejeon, Korea
2003 - Korea Seoul, Korea
2004 - United States San Francisco, USA
2005 - Singapore Suntec City, Singapore
2006 - Italy Monza, Italy
2007 - United States Seattle, USA
2008 - Germany Cologne, Germany
2009 - China Chengdu, China
2010 - United States Los Angeles, USA
2011 - Korea Busan, Korea
2012 – China Kunshan, China
2013 – China Kunshan, China

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