World of Warcraft Arena Invitational World Championship: Learn the Score (Updated 18/08)

WoW Arena
August 18th by Blizzard Entertainment

Whether you’re a spectator or a competitor, we’ve even more information to share with you on the World of Warcraft Arena Invitational Global World Championship taking place November 7 and 8 at BlizzCon 2014 in Anaheim, California.


Eight of the top 3v3 Arena teams from around the globe will compete for a chance to face off live for a share of $250,000 US dollars. Here’s the breakdown:

Place WoW Arena
1st $120,000
2nd $50,000
3rd-4th $20,000
5th-8th $10,000

The WoW Arena Invitational Global Championship will be played in a best-of-seven format beginning within the Nagrand Arena with the losing team deciding the next map from the remaining pool of eligible maps. Each game will last until one team is eliminated, or until 15 minutes have elapsed.


In the end, only one team will claim the ultimate victory as World Champion and $120,000 USD.

If you’re a spectator, you’ll be able to catch all of the action live online even if you can’t make it to the show in person—stay tuned for more information.

Updated 18/08

If you’re an Arena competitor, it’s time to hone your skills and get ready to fight hard for a spot in the event. We’ll be holding online qualifiers for Europe* in the months to come—in order to be eligible, teams need to have an individual 3v3 Arena rating of 2,500 on the live realms by September 2, 2014 at 8 pm CEST.

*Information on tournament sign-ups to follow in the coming weeks. 

Click here for the complete rules