Meet the World Super League (WSL), the all-new global esports league!

17 December 2020

Technoblood (Il-young Ryu, Chairman) officially announced the launch of its global esports festival, the “World Super League (WSL)” on December 16.

The WSL is an annual global esports competition in which the world's best esports players take part under the accreditation of the International e-Sports Federation (IESF), which has 92 member federations around the world. The final global calendar was unveiled on November 30 at the IESF World Esports Summit (GEES 2020) held in Busan .

The WSL slogan is “The Esports you Making! Which means that this is an electronic sports tournament organized by electronic sports fans. The venue for the event, game titles and professional players fans want to see at this tournament will be selected by fan vote after 2022.

The WSL will select players in regional playoffs in four divisions: Asia-Oceania, America, Europe and Middle East Asia-Africa. This will be an open tournament to which professional players or teams of professional players will be invited. It will be open to amateur players, and professional players or teams of professional players will be invited based on fan votes, with the WSL being a tournament for professionals and amateurs. At the end of the year, fans will be able to see the winners of the respective game titles during the WSL World Finals.

The first event will kick off in 2021 with a total of eight game titles, including 5 official games and 3 promotional games. Details will be announced around May 2021, and the first world final will be held in Korea. The total amount of the prizes is approximately 450,000 US dollars.

Technoblood President Il-young Ryu said, “The WSL is a global esports competition created through communication with fans. Plus, esports fans can participate and have fun at every WSL event. "

Technoblood, which hosts the WSL, has been successfully hosting various e-sports events since 2002. In addition, Technoblood is actively developing the e-sports business, including an offline “Shadowverse Rampage Battle” card tournament and an official “Battleground TechnoBlood CUP” competition in a cyber coffee.