After last week's WSVG China another tournament is to take place in the fastest growing eSport market in the world: the KODE5 global finals is to start today.

The finals are set to be played at Bejing, China. Featuring 16 players which will be battling for 15,000$ for a audience of 4,600 spectators, it is set to be an exciting event.

The competition will start out with a groupphase, the top two's of which will play a elimination bracket.

Matches can be watched through WTV. Use wtv.gamesports.de as server and put 11383 in the box next to it.

The seedings worked out almost perfectly, only "upsets" were the #9 seed (ShowBu) over the #8 seed (RotterdaM) and the #5 seed (Deadman) over the #4 seed (ToD).

The single elimination bracket will be played tomorrow, and with four Koreans, four Night Elf players, four 4Kings players, four different match-ups, four Europeans, eight professional gamers and eight WC3L players looking to do good it promises to leave us some very nice matches.

1. Russiawc3_elf SK.Deadman - 10,000$
2. Francewc3_human 4K^ToD - 5,000$
3. Netherlandswc3_orc 4K^Grubby - 1,000$
4. Korea (Republic of)wc3_undead 4K^FoV
5/8. Korea (Republic of)wc3_elf WE.Check
5/8. Korea (Republic of)wc3_elf WE.Soju
5/8. Korea (Republic of)wc3_human gO)ShowBu
5/8. Norwaywc3_elf 4K^Creolophus


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