PAX Australia to Debut Alibaba’s WESG Oceania eSports Event

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The World Electronic Sports Games will come to the PAX Arena stage at PAX Aus 2018, taking place from 26-28 October in Melbourne.

“The growth of esports in the APAC region has been nothing short of meteoric,” said Luke Lancaster, Content Manager, PAX Aus.

“This partnership with AliSport sets up PAX Arena as a truly international event, and we couldn’t be more excited.”

Online events will commence on the 1st of September, with competitors playing Dota 2, CS:GO, StarCraft 2, and Hearthstone. Select matches will then be broadcast in the lead up to PAX Aus, where the top two teams in Dota 2 a

“We chose PAX Aus as the home for WESG because of the community,” said Darren Kwan, executive producer at the Australian Esports League.

WESG at PAX Arena will also hold open qualifiers for the Hearthstone finals in November. Anyone is welcome to compete, with winners progressing on to the finals in Sydney where they can play for a $30,000 prize pool and a chance to represent the region in China where they play for a share of $US5.5 million as part of the global series.

Tickets for PAX Aus 2018 are now on sale at http://aus.paxsite.com/registration.

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