Dates and location for WCA 2017 Finals announced

The tournament will take place at the end of April, with teams from different parts of the world meeting up in Zhuhai, Guangdong, China.

WCA 2017 Finals were originally scheduled for the end of last year, December 17-22, but ended up being postponed to an "unspecified date in 2018" due to a congested schedule and the Christmas holidays.

The new date is now known - the tournament will take place on April 29-30 in Zhuhai, Guangdong, China.

Gambit were one of the two European teams to qualify for the WCA 2017 finals

Details such as the prize pool and the total number of teams are not known at the moment, however, for the original date, eight teams were confirmed.

HLTV.org has learned that one of them, Chiefs, was now forced to pull out due to potential overlaps. You can find the remaining seven squads, whose participation has not been confirmed yet, below:

Kazakhstan Gambit Denmark Heroic
Iraq Next Generation Iraq Valour
Brazil Luminosity Argentina Isurus
Singapore BOOT-d[S]
K
2018-04-04 12:10
Ez4poopHeroic
2018-04-04 12:11
ping pong
2018-04-04 12:10
#32
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Paraguay imjustmau
Ez4ISG
2018-04-04 13:20
Ez Gambot.
2018-04-04 14:25
Ez
2018-04-04 12:10
#35
rain | 
Netherlands ThomCS
But its 2018 already??
2018-04-04 14:17
cool
2018-04-04 12:10
#3
flusha | 
Germany felo
Cool and nice, will be a good tournament
2018-04-04 12:10
Yeah, cool
2018-04-04 12:10
#8
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Norway Phancy11
2017 tournament in 2018?? Better late than never I guess.
2018-04-04 12:11
#9
CeRq | 
Canada Timings
Alrighty
2018-04-04 12:11
#10
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Faroe Islands sundby
ez
2018-04-04 12:11
#11
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Sweden aer1aL
2017 LUL
2018-04-04 12:11
3rd
2018-04-04 12:11
#13
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United Kingdom Fizzhaz
shit ty for th einfo
2018-04-04 12:11
K
2018-04-04 12:11
#15
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Lithuania andy_
2017 in 2018 OMEGALUL
2018-04-04 12:11
gambit is Asian team...
2018-04-04 12:12
Ez for heroic
2018-04-04 12:13
Isurus logo rip off from vega squadron?
2018-04-04 12:13
#44
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Argentina Zestv2
Isurus is older than Vega Squadron
2018-04-04 15:51
Vega was formed in 2012 and Isurus in 2013
2018-04-04 17:08
#54
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Europe Aguss124
Isurus Gaming was founded in 2011 bro!
2018-04-05 07:05
#19
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Denmark Zorrondo
ez for TOP 1 SA Isurus PogChamp
2018-04-04 12:18
#20
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Russia hanzjosha
>WCA 2017 >it's 2018 now ?????????
2018-04-04 12:19
2017 da fk
2018-04-04 12:19
ez for uhh... well... who????
2018-04-04 12:20
#23
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Hungary Shiron212
>wesg 2017 >wca 2017 so confusing, wtf??
2018-04-04 12:21
chinese calendar
2018-04-04 15:49
#47
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Hungary Shiron212
oh
2018-04-04 16:44
#24
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Portugal fakit0
xd
2018-04-04 12:22
#25
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Poland BAN_ANIME
why can't you just give money to gambit lol time saved
2018-04-04 12:24
#26
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China Sk3y
the worst event on earth. WCA JUST DISBAND PLZ!
2018-04-04 12:26
#27
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Argentina luchinade
#GoIsurus
2018-04-04 12:33
EZ Iraq
2018-04-04 12:45
2017 ? XD
2018-04-04 12:54
#30
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Europe galbaroo
ez for mc shoowtime
2018-04-04 12:54
Gambot?
2018-04-04 13:39
#34
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Italy Er1cz
Forge? They was qualifeid wtf
2018-04-04 14:10
It was a qualification for a WildCard or something like this if I remember correctly. Check Liquipedia's event page for further details.
2018-04-04 16:08
gogo wati
2018-04-04 14:19
ResidentSleeper
2018-04-04 14:30
#39
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Argentina Cushiion
Go isg S2
2018-04-04 15:10
these chinese guys with their 2017 events in 2018
2018-04-04 15:49
#46
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Hungary Shiron212
ikr xD
2018-04-04 16:44
#43
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Argentina Zestv2
EZ BASURUS GAMING♥
2018-04-04 15:49
so its kind of a tier2 tournament since it will probably have some good asian teams and it already has tier 1/2 gambit, tier2 heroic and luminosity and tier3 isurus
2018-04-04 17:48
Isurus should forfeit this shitty tournament
2018-04-04 20:30
#53
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Denmark KOTR
Ez 4 Heroic
2018-04-04 20:31
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