The following announcement is authored by Emoji
From August 2018, WC3Station (a studio in China that organises WC3 tournaments like Color Cup and Master's Coloseum Qualifier) starts a new league named W-League.
Due to the update of new patches more WC3 fans start to focus on this game again and W-League aims to offer audience much more exciting competitions and offer pro-gamers a stable environment to be in good form and earning prizes.
W-League is sponsored by three sponsors, two of them now are keeping secrets of their details and another one is Touhou.Works. Touhou.Works is a website setted up by Hongkong Jike Technology limited company that focuses on sharing fanfic works over the world.
The first season of W-League will invite 20 players who from 3 areas: China, Europe and Korea. 20 players will be divided into 2 different level tournament: Super League and Major League.
Every Season will be 6 months and every month has 5-6 tournament days, each tournament day will hold 4 BO3, it has 23 tournament days in the first season.
Super League and Major League will run together.
The schedule for August 2018:
10th of August to 12th of August
17th of August to 19th of August.
10 players play BO3 Single Round-Robin games and the best 3 get extra prizes, the last 2 will kick to Major League.
10 players play BO3 Single Round-Robin games and the best 3 get extra prizes, the last 2 will kick out from the League and will hold a new open qualifier and best 2 go to Major League.
Players need to earn points to decide their rank.
For a BO3, 2:0 gets 3, 2:1 gets 2, 1:2 gets 1 and 0:2 no points.
90000RMB (~11300€) in total prize pool for season 1!
In Super League each BO3 winner gets 400RMB (~50€). In Major League each BO3 winner gets 200RMB (~25€).
Extra prizes for Super League:
1st place: 25000RMB (~3150€)
2nd place: 15000RMB (~1900€)
3rd place: 5000RMB (~630€)
Extra prize for Major League:
1st place: 8000RMB (~1000€)
2nd place: 5000RMB (~630€)
3rd place: 3000RMB (~380€)
*Life is not yet confirmed, due to possible school obligations.