HLTV.org live from Haikou

March 13th, 2018 04:49

Our two-man team arrived at the Haikou Exhibition & Convention center, where the WESG 2017 World Finals is about to start.

The final WESG 2017 event kicked off with an opening ceremony involving players from multiple esports titles which will be competing in China over the course of this week. Following the opening, the first CS:GO group stage will take place, utilizing a BO1 round robin format.

WESG 2017 World Finals is set to start

Two teams from each group, a total of 16 teams, will advance into the second group stage, which will be played as a round robin BO2. The final phase will follow after that, with the eight best teams reaching the BO3 playoff stage.

HLTV.org's two-man team composed of Zvonimir "Professeur" Burazin and Lucas Aznar Miles has already arrived at the venue and will be bringing you coverage from the event over the coming days.

Be sure to check out our viewer's guide to get up to date on the format and the schedule of the tournament, while our players to watch article should give you some insight on less-known players that could impress at WESG.

Hi Mom.
2018-03-13 04:55
China is worse than game paradise. They have already proven to us that they can deliver one of the worst living condition to the players. I'm sure they will go beyond that.
2018-03-13 05:09
I'm sorry :(
2018-03-13 05:10
Austria Jooooooni 
Not worse than Gaming Paradise, Rush saud that the initial Hotel told WESG they wouldn't accomodate one Person, so they had to improvise on the spot with hundreds of ppl arriving. So they booked one big Hotel to not have split up accomodations. Sadly the Hotel they picked was bad, so they moved them to a good one
2018-03-13 07:09
Singapore Nephalith 
India Gaming Carnival 2012 would like to have a word with you.
2018-03-13 09:10
top1 hotel
2018-03-13 05:16
Singapore Wadufuk 
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Russia J0YM 
2018-03-13 04:49
cromen | 
Denmark ilnert 
Tournaments in China = always delayed for at least 1 hour
2018-03-13 04:50
g0d | 
Brazil L4x @.@ 
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Sunde | 
Australia art1kano 
2018-03-13 04:50
China numba wan!!
2018-03-13 04:55
2018-03-13 05:00
United States gtmaniacmda 
I hope the HLTV org got you a better hotel than the players :)
2018-03-13 05:11
In hltvs hotel salt everywhere
2018-03-13 05:27
World Klarso7771 
HLTV live Finding the scoops and the news All while in Haikou
2018-03-13 05:14
I was waiting for that.
2018-03-13 07:45
2018-03-13 05:18
Brazil MIBR_Top_One 
2018-03-13 05:21
WESG 2017 World Finals is set to start ok
2018-03-13 05:22
JW | 
South Africa Papa_Chango 
2018-03-13 05:35
Serioulsy, like 4 teams withdrew from the tournament and they don't put the other teams in one group or reseed everything? Meanwhile you have a group with Big, SK, Russia and other random, another group with Belgium, Wololos, Vici and other Aus team, and then you have a group where Max and Order will advance automatically? Really shitty, China, really shitty.
2018-03-13 06:08
China Number 1!
2018-03-13 06:08
China nyumio 
2018-03-13 06:30
United States Will767 
They changed hotels and scream was taking pics it looks better than before I just hope USA wins
2018-03-13 06:46
Writers got some balls man. Going to china. They even take your internet away for some time till they know how to put surveillance on you. Risky place
2018-03-13 07:07
Slovakia TatKo 
"Risky place" lmao China is very safe
2018-03-13 07:42
Luxembourg alex24 
safe until you get arrested and sent to north koreea labour camps no thanks
2018-03-13 08:29
Slovakia TatKo 
Why would you get arrested in a first place tho lmao.
2018-03-13 09:41
Luxembourg alex24 
because you are in china.. wtf dude pay attention
2018-03-13 10:36
Slovakia TatKo 
Ah right, didnt realize you are baiting at first, my bad
2018-03-13 10:39
Bet you and all of your relatives and friend never went to China due to all the western media shits you read everyday. Poor 3rd worldie getting rob everyday by the retarded democratic system created by the americans and jews to control the world while China did nothing to you. Continue sucking western power's dick and eat whatever they feed to your 3rd world ass.
2018-03-13 08:19
Slovakia TatKo 
Agreed that people here have huge misconceptions about china and asia in general, but theres no need to get mad. That guy is likely to be baiting anyways.
2018-03-13 09:44
I live in malaysia brother. My cousin is doing his doctor degree in china
2018-03-13 18:46
Did your cousin tell you that? Everyone should think of China that way just because your cousin says so?
2018-03-13 18:54
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