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Digital Throne and the World Esports Championships

24 April 2023
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DigitalThrone will be a 12 days festival that encapsulates the digital sporting, arts, education
and entertainment worlds in an international environment.

To keep things short and sweet here are some of the highlight you can expect:

As a part of Digital Throne, Iasi will host the 15th edition of the World Esports Championships.
Players from over 120 countries will fight for the biggest prize pool in the WEC history: 500,000

The competition, organized by IESF, will bring together the most players in an offline event, thus
hitting an all time world record for highest participation of this profile and caliber of event.

More than 20,000 e-sports enthusiasts are expected to attend the event and
over 50,000 music lovers will definitely enjoy the closing festivities concerts.

The total online world audience for the event, which will be streamed in over 130 countries, will
amount to over 30 million people.

The games in the competition are top titles of the moment.
For the PC gamers we will have: Counter Strike: Global-Offensive and Dota 2,
For the console enthusiasts we have prepared: eFootball and Tekken,
And for the ever growing mobile players: Mobile Legends and PUBG Mobile.

A first in the history of the World Esports Championship is the organization of the first World
Championship at Counter Strike: Global-Offensive intended for all women’s teams.

During this period, representatives of all other countries around the world compete in their
respective regional qualifications that take place within competitions in 4 geographical areas:
Africa, America, Asia& Oceania and Europe.

Due to Romania’s status as the host country of the Championships, the Romanian winners of
the national qualifiers will play directly at the final tournament in Iasi.
The teams that will represent Romania in the Dota 2 and CS:GO Female competitions are
already there formed around some of the most valuable Romanian esports players at these games.

The Dota 2 team that will represent Romania is led by Aliwi “w33” Omar. Born and
raised in Romania, Omar has been a pro Dota player since 2013 and in 2016 and 2019 he
reached the stage final in The International, the esports competition with the biggest prizes in
the world.

Ana Dumbravă, designated “Women’s Player of the Year” in 2022 and recent winner of the Girl
Gamer – Bahrain World Finals, will select the composition of the women’s CS:GO team,
composed of the most valuable players from Romania.
Iasi is preparing to host the kings and queens of gaming as they will battle for the honor to claim
the Digital Throne.

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