A sudden announcement from the biggest eSports league in the world that they are shutting down all of their tournaments this year.
According to onGamers.com, they obtained the email from WCG’s CEO Brad Lee that was sent out to all of the WCG partners that stated they will ceased to organized tournament and events
This year, World Cyber Games Inc. will not organize tournaments and events, including the World Cyber Games finals world.
Accordingly, each partner can use brand WCG in your country from this point. This decision was made by the WCG committee after considering the current global trend as well as the business environment.
This is a shocking news to you, we know, the entire staff of the WCG was surprised.
In 14 years, all you have to do what makes the best WCG become the greatest events in the world.
There are many great moments based on your dedication. Although the brand has disappeared but WCG spirit will remain forever in the hearts of each player and fans.
This moment is very difficult and painful for me. However, I must say goodbye to the WCG.
I appreciate the passion and enthusiasm of you in 14 years.
I hope your company will grow, prosper, and we will soon meet again.
World Cyber Games Inc. CEO.
We will provide more updates as this news still develops
Razer CEO Min Liang Tan posted his sympathy in the recent announcement of WCG, you can read his post on his official Fanpage.
The World Cyber Games is a part of Samsung and was established in 2000 and become the world’s largest eSports tournament on the following year. Some of the known games featured in the eSport league are Warcraft III, Starcraft I & II, Counter-Strike and Defense of The Ancients.