CS:GO IESF WEC 2023: Teams, Countries, Results, Schedule, Format, Livestream
Which country will prove to be the best?
It is rare to see CS:GO teams and players representing their countries in a tournament. Well, this is exactly what the International Esports Federation (IESF) makes possible with its annual World Esports Championship (WEC).
The current iteration of the tournament, IESF WEC 2023, has CS:GO as one of the six esports titles alongside Dota 2, MLBB, Tekken 7, E-Football, and PUBG Mobile.
CS:GO IESF WEC 2023 is scheduled to take place from 26th August to 3rd September, featuring a total prize pool of $100,000 USD (INR 82,78,185) which will be split only between the top three teams.
Here is the complete information for this tournament including details about the competing countries, match results, overall format, where to watch, and more.
CS:GO IESF WEC 2023: Complete Details
24 of the best countries from around the world have qualified for this international esports tournament with their respective CS:GO teams. They have all assembled in Iași, Romania where this event is taking place at the Palace of Culture.
CS:GO IESF WEC 2023: Teams
All 24 countries participating in this tournament with their respective CS:GO teams have earned a slot through one of the many regional qualifiers held prior to the main event.
CS:GO IESF WEC 2023: Results and Schedule
The CS:GO IESF WEC 2023 tournament is scheduled to take place from 26th August to 3rd September, split into two main stages - Group Stage and Playoffs, both following a slightly different format.
The 24 countries were divided into four groups of six teams each with the top three countries from each group qualifying ahead.
CS:GO IESF WEC 2023: Format
The 24 qualified teams have been divided into four groups of six teams each.
Each group will follow a round-robin format where every match will be a best-of-one series.
The top three teams from each group will qualify to the Playoffs.
A total of 12 teams will qualify, the winner of each group directly qualifying for quarterfinals while the remaining teams proceed to the round of eight.
It will follow a single-elimination bracket where every match will be a best-of-three series.
CS:GO IESF WEC 2023: Prize Pool
The total prize pool of $100,000 USD will be split between the top three teams as follows,
1st - $50,000 - TBD
2nd - $30,000 - TBD
3rd - $20,000 - TBD
It will be interesting to see which country triumphs in Romania as the best in the world, as it goes up against some of the top CS:GO teams from across the globe.