World of WarCraft Esports

World of WarCraft


Release Date:
2004
Prize Money Awarded:
$9,150,537.61 From 225 Tournaments
Recorded Date Range:
2007-04-28 to




World of WarCraft is a massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG) by Blizzard Entertainment. It is the fourth released game set in the fantasy WarCraft universe, which was first introduced by WarCraft: Orcs & Humans in 1994. World of WarCraft takes place within the WarCraft world of Azeroth, approximately four years after the events at the conclusion of Blizzard's previous WarCraft release, WarCraft III: The Frozen Throne. Blizzard Entertainment announced World of WarCraft on September 2, 2001. The game was released on November 23, 2004, on the 10th anniversary of the WarCraft franchise.

Top Players


 Player IDPlayer NameTotal (Game)
1.Germany SwapxyRene Pinkera$244,874.35
2.Denmark WhaazzOscar Nicolai Wulff$226,025.00
3.Sweden RaikuShaun Andreas Meaney$213,378.77
4.Canada SnutzKelvin Nguyen$210,108.35
5.Australia ChanimalAdam Chan$190,412.50
6.United States CdewCharles Dewland$179,850.01
7.Sweden ChasJosef Stoianov$170,325.00
8.United States WealthymanMarcel Rodriguez$166,483.34
9.Canada KubzyCameron MacDonald$153,733.34
10.Slovakia BlizoMaroš Molčan$150,900.00
11.Italy FabssFabio Nardelli$145,387.44
12.United States BrainBrian Ma$133,716.67
13.United States CeraliumMichael Noonan$129,216.67
14.United States DrizzyDrake Baker$129,216.67
15.United States TrillRyan Costello$128,391.67
16.New Zealand MesRichard Simpson$127,691.67
17.Sweden LoonyMartin Moazzez$123,516.67
18.Norway AsgarathKristoffer Wilhelmsen$123,125.00
19.Germany BoetarSimon Merlin Heinks$114,874.35
20.France ZunniyakiMathias Esterlechner$111,525.00
21.Germany MaroSimon Franke$111,383.33
22.United States SamiyamMichael Hlubek$110,808.34
23.Sweden ZeepeyeEmil Ek$110,483.33
24.New Zealand PrevJoshua Mills$108,750.00
25.United States JellybeansVincent Tran$88,408.33




Online/LAN Breakdown


LocationPrize Money% of Total
Online Only$4,069,148.7044.47%
Offline/LAN$5,081,388.9155.53%

Comparisons


» Counter-Strike-$4,445,523.05
» StarCraft: Brood War+$1,594,621.93
» WarCraft III+$2,845,637.10
» Guild Wars 2+$8,674,532.11

Top Countries


 Country NamePrize Money
1.United States United States$2,679,037.47
2.Sweden Sweden$764,772.68
3.Germany Germany$740,446.89
4.Canada Canada$552,791.69
5.United Kingdom United Kingdom$469,513.47
6.Australia Australia$410,902.50
7.Korea, Republic of Korea, Republic of$405,333.35
8.France France$394,633.33
9.Denmark Denmark$285,308.27
10.New Zealand New Zealand$236,441.67

Other Notable Players

The following players may not have necessarily competed in this game, but have contributed to the competitive scene in other ways.

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