The WESG is a Multi game tournament with arguably the largest scope in terms of countries represented. Other than CS:GO the other games are Starcraft 2, Hearthstone, Dota2.
The Finals will take place starting on the 13th March and will last until the 18th at the Haikou International Convention & Exhibition Center in China with a staggering prize-pool of $1,500,000 with 32 teams from all around the world who got here from many different regional qualifiers.
Group Stage 1
The 32 teams are divided into eight round-robin groups of four teams each. Each match is a best-of-one.
The top two teams of each group stage will move to the second stage.
Group Stage 2
Once again, teams are divided into round-robin groups of four teams each with the bottom two teams of each being eliminated and the top two moving forward to the playoffs. The difference from Stage 1 is that the matches will now be best-of-two.
The playoffs will feature best-of-three matches throughout in a single-elimination bracket.