DATEDEC 5~9, 2001
COUNTRYSOUTH KOREA
PLAYERS389
COUNTRIES37
GAME TITLES6
PRIZE MONEY300,000 USD
WCG 2001 SEOUL' was the world's first Esports national competition, and the most popular games of the day such as 'StarCraft: Brood War' and 'FIFA series' were selected as official games. After the global qualifiers, it was held successfully at COEX in Seoul for five days from December 5 to 9.

A total of 389 Esports athletes from 37 nations participated in the event. Over 30,000 spectators attended the event and proved their enthusiasm. South Korea won three gold medals, one silver medal and three bronze medals to win their first historic championship title.

Winners

  • 1
    SOUTH KOREA
    G3 S1 B3
  • 2
    CHINA
    G2 S0 B1
  • 3
    GERMANY
    G1 S2 B2

Results : Official Games

GAMES
G
S
B
Age of Empires II PC Mobile Console
G

Jeng Cheng TsengTPE   IamKmkm

S

Byung Geon KangKOR   iamgrunt

B

Chun Yu ShingHKG   Chun_yu

Half Life: Counter-Strike PC Mobile Console
G

<LnD>

Clement Chapados GirardCAN   Brormir

Steeve FosterCAN   Poutine

Harlem AhuaCAN   Reek

Simon QuirionCAN   Simonak

Ognian GueorguievCAN   Steel

S

<mTw>

Jens HeyengaGER   ash

Kai HeringGER   giant

Philipp MohrGER   hazz

Konsta TiihonenGER   koj

Markus SchmiedGER   lyric

B

<All-Stars>

Mika KanervistoFIN   Donald

Antti LarteFIN   myssE

Joona LeppänenFIN   natu

Betro HakalaFIN   Robin

Aki PeltoniemiFIN   scratch

FIFA 2001 PC Mobile Console
G

Doo Hyung KimKOR   Jaguar

S

Francesco Di DioITA   Champion

B

Zheng WeiCHN   ZW

StarCraft: Brood War PC Mobile Console
G

Yo Hwan LimKOR   gonia119_kr

S

Bertrand GrospellierFRA   ElkY

B

Tae Min ParkKOR   GoRush

Unreal Tournament PC Mobile Console
G

Christian HöckGER   GitzZz

S

Jeremy EvansUSA   xspain

B

김성우KOR   SLXC_XaN

Quake III Arena PC Mobile Console
G

John HillUSA   ZeRo4

S

Alexei NesterovRUS   LeXeR

B

Stephan LammertGER   Stelam

RESULTS : NATIONAL COMPETITION

GAMES
G
S
B
Age of Empires II PC Mobile Console
G

Byung Geon KangKOR   iamgrunt

Jae Baek LeeKOR   Koven

S

Nakamura AkihiroJPN   Halen

zyatouJPN   zyatou

B

IwillwinyouCAN   Iwillwinyou

riZen_MagiCAN   riZen_Magi

FIFA 2001 PC Mobile Console
G

Yan BoCHN   Tianqi

Lin Xiao GangCHN   Windboy

S

Davide AnzaloneITA   David 125

Alessandro CandelariITA   El_Pallettaro

B

Hye Sung LeeKOR   HEAJUNG

Bon Min KooKOR   jinhs20

StarCraft: Brood War PC Mobile Console
G

Wei QidiCHN   Deep

Ma Tian YuanCHN   mty

S

Fredrik KeitelGER   FiSheYe

Falko EngelsGER   MMMBop

B

Jens SjöbeckSWE   JessE

Fredrik JohanssonSWE   MaDFroG

Unreal Tournament PC Mobile Console
G

DeaDNED   DeaD

Frank AartmanNED   R0X

S

Alessandro SciaccoITA   gnegne

Riccardo ZanocchioITA   Vicious

B

Bernard LionelFRA   Gen

septicfleshFRA   septicflesh

Quake III Arena PC Mobile Console
G

Pelle SödermanSWE   fazz

Cyrus MalekaniSWE   proZaC

S

kikRUS   kik

Roman TatarinovRUS   Pele

B

Markus PaegeGER   Slinger

Stephan LammertGER   Stelam

RecordS

  • First ever WCG champion nation:South Korea (3 Golds, 1 Silver, 3 Bronze medals)
  • First ever Gold medal:John Hill (Quake 3, USA, ZeRo4)
  • First ever Silver medal:Alexei Nesterov (Quake 3, Russia, Lexer)
  • First ever Bronze medal:Stephan Lammert (Quake 3, Germany, stelam)
  • First ever Quake 3 Champion:John Hill (USA, ZeRo4)
  • First ever Unreal Tournament Champion:Christian Höck (Germany, GitzZz)
  • First ever Counter-Strike Champion:Canada <Lnd>
  • First ever AoE Champion:Jeng Cheng Tseng (Chinese Taipei, IamKmkm)
  • First ever FIFA Champion:Doo-Hyung Kim (South Korea, Jaguar)
  • First ever StarCraft Champion:Yo-Hwan Lim (South Korea, gonia119_kr)