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    Arena World Championship 2020

    Arena World Championship 2020 - Trailer
    The Arena World Championship begins May 22 at 10 AM Pacific Time / 7 PM CET.



    Arena World Championship 2020 - Schedule

    • Friday, May 22, 2020 - 10 AM Pacific Time / 7 PM CET - AWC BFA EU Cup 1
    • Saturday, May 23, 2020 - 10 AM Pacific Time / 7 PM CET - AWC BFA NA Cup 1
    • Friday, May 29, 2020 - 10 AM Pacific Time / 7 PM CET - AWC BFA EU Cup 2
    • Saturday, May 30, 2020 - 10 AM Pacific Time / 7 PM CET - AWC BFA NA Cup 2
    • Friday, Jun 5, 2020 - 10 AM Pacific Time / 7 PM CET - AWC BFA EU Cup 3
    • Saturday, Jun 6, 2020 - 10 AM Pacific Time / 7 PM CET - AWC BFA NA Cup 3
    • Friday, Jun 12, 2020 - 10 AM Pacific Time / 7 PM CET - AWC BFA EU Cup 4
    • Saturday, Jun 13, 2020 - 10 AM Pacific Time / 7 PM CET - AWC BFA NA Cup 4


    Arena World Championship 2020 - Viewer's Guide
    Originally Posted by Blizzard (Blue Tracker / Official Forums)
    The Arena World Championship (AWC) is one of the most prestigious PvP event in the world (of Warcraft and otherwise) and cups are starting up again for the final AWC season in Battle for Azeroth. Excitement in moderation is not recommended, it’s time to get HYPE. Watch exclusively on YouTube.com/Warcraft starting May 22.

    Enter the Arena

    To help protect the health and safety of players, staff, and partners, the 2020 Arena World Championship Battle for Azeroth season will be held entirely online. We have also made some necessary and innovative new changes to the format of AWC outlined here.

    Schedule of Events


    The AWC will be broadcast exclusively on YouTube.com/Warcraft on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays. Each broadcast day will begin at 10 a.m. PT / 7 p.m. CET, live on YouTube.

    Check out our schedule page for a full list of broadcast days and times.

    Casters


    Elliot “Venruki” Venczel: Twitter | Twitch | YouTube

    Other than becoming an Arena World Champion at the 2012 Global Finals in Shanghai, Venruki is also known for providing expert analysis and commentary for AWC tournaments. He has been playing and competing since 2008, achieving his first Rank 1 title in Season 3 and competing in Blizzard and community tournaments still to this day. You can catch Venruki at Twitch.tv/Venruki with high-end PvP gameplay in both World of Warcraft and WoW Classic.

    Sid “Supatease” Compston: Twitter | Twitch | YouTube

    Sid has been bringing the hype to WoW tournaments as a play-by-play caster since 2014 and has been an avid Arena player for years achieving multiple rank one titles. Outside of WoW, Sid has transformed his life by losing 90 pounds and committing himself to a healthier life. You can catch Sid on stream flexing his musical prowess with flute solos, and freestyle rap commentary of his gameplay.

    Mohamed “Ziqo” Beshir: Twitter | Twitch | YouTube

    The Sorcerer of Stockholm. Ziqo has achieved #1 titles in every expansion, playing World of Warcraft since he was a kid. Equipped with deep knowledge of World of Warcraft combined with his iconic laugh, deep voice, and unusual haircuts we couldn't think of anyone better to be our expert analyst for the AWC broadcasts.

    Gillian “Eiya” Long: Twitter | Twitch

    Gillian “Eiya” Long started working in esports in 2016. She has worked as a stats producer, observer, and tournament admin, and her passion for WoW esports is evident behind the camera and in-front. A WoW fan since Burning Crusade, Eiya debuted as sideline reporter & host last year and she hasn’t stopped since. Most recently she hosted Method Mayhem and the Mythic Dungeon International.

    Rich Campbell: Twitter | Twitch | YouTube

    Rich is not only considered one of the best World of Warcraft players of all time - in every aspect of the game and on every spec, but he is also very good at talking, and making it all look good while doing it. He first started hosting WoW arena in Warlords of Draenor and since has gotten to travel around the world with the show. Rich is excited to be back for what looks like the best year of WoW Esports yet.

    Check out our schedule page for a full list of broadcast days and times.

    Stay Connected

    Stay connected and stay on top of the latest news by following us on YouTube and the brand new WoW Esports Twitter. Check out the broadcast schedule on our esports page. Good luck, and have fun!
    Last edited by Lumy; 2020-05-21 at 09:00 PM.

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    Looks like they re-hired Rich?

    The best part about these Arena championships is hearing Supa go wild while casting. He lost a bunch of weight along the way too. Good for him.

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    The worst part is how long matches are now that everyone has a you cant kill me during this cd button.
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    Not even on Twitch anymore... that's a yikers. Gonna be a hard pass from me.

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    All those character model options for the thumbnail and THAT is the one they pick? yeesh

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    Rich is losing his class. Most of his commentary these days is about Asmongold or "Lol Memes" he actively causes the stream quality to go down.

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    Quote Originally Posted by kevincuomo View Post
    Not even on Twitch anymore... that's a yikers. Gonna be a hard pass from me.
    why is twitch so much better?

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