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The Esports World Convention, originally the Electronic Sports World Cup[1], was created in 2003. From its first editions at Futuroscope, the World Cup has federated thousands of video game tournaments on the 5 continents. In 2005 at the Louvre of Paris, then at Paris Bercy in 2006, the event has become a reference for the organization of video game competitions and live match showcases. In 2008, the Grand Final was organized in San José, California. Since 2011, the ESWC Finals thrilled the Paris Games Week with 5 days of shows staged in front of 250,000 spectators and an Internet audience of millions.

ESWC was created and developed by Matthieu Dallon, and has been acquired by Oxent in 2012. ESWC has always grown as an independent and innovative project, representing gamers’ aspirations. ESWC is part and pioneer of the electronic sports international movement. ESWC federates companies as non-profit organizations all over the world; all convinced that video games champions are genuine athletes, precursors of their generation and the new sports of the 21st century.

End Date Event Location Game Total Teams Prize Pool Winner Runner-Up
2016-05-08 ESWC.png ESWC Zénith 2016 Paris, France BOPS3.png Call of Duty: Black Ops III 16 $50,000 OpTic Gaminglogo std.png OpTic Gaming Splycelogo std.png Splyce
2015-05-03 ESWC.png ESWC Zénith 2015 Paris, France AW.png Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare 8 $50,000 OpTic Gaminglogo std.png OpTic Gaming Denial eSportslogo std.png Denial eSports
2014-11-02 ESWC.png ESWC 2014 Paris, France Ghosts.png Call of Duty: Ghosts 12 $25,000 Evil Geniuseslogo std.png Evil Geniuses TCM-Gaminglogo std.png TCM-Gaming
2013-11-02 ESWC.png ESWC 2013 Paris, France BOPS2.png Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 16 $20,000 CompLexity Gaminglogo std.png compLexity Gaming Milleniumlogo std.png Millenium