The Arena World Championship 2019 series was decided on the last day of Blizzcon. Method Black has won the Grand Finals championship by defeating the very tough Wildcard Gaming in the final round.\r\n\r\nArena World Championship is a World of Warcraft esport series where rosters face off against each other in PvP matches. These are 3v3 Arena matches, and after a year of intense battles, eight teams qualified for the Grand Finals\r\n\r\nTournament bracket:\r\n\r\nMatches were played to determine which teams would be playing the upper bracket, and which teams would be playing the lower bracket.\r\nThe upper bracket is for teams that win their series, and the lower is for teams that lose. If a team lost a series in the upperbracket, they would fall into the lower bracket. If a team lost in the lower bracket, they were out of the tournament.\r\n\r\nThe top two teams, Method Black and Wildcard Gaming, had a long road to the final series.\r\n\r\nMethod Black defeated Team Medicine 3 \u2013 1, and The Gosu Crew 3 \u2013 1, in the first two rounds of upper bracket play.\r\n\r\nWildcard Gaming defeated Unitas White 3 \u2013 0, and Cloud9 3 \u2013 2, in the first two rounds of upper bracket play.\r\n\r\nMethod Black and Wildcard Gaming faced off in the Upper Bracket Final, where Method Black won 3 \u2013 1. As per the bracket rules, Wildcard Gaming fell to the lower bracket.\r\n\r\nIn the Lower Bracket Final, Wildcard Gaming rematched Cloud9 and won 3 \u2013 1.\r\n\r\nThis set up a rematch with Method Black vs Wildcard Gaming in the Grand Final, and Method Black won again, this time taking 4 \u2013 3 in a best of 7 series.\r\n\r\nhttps:\/\/twitter.com\/Methodgg\/status\/1190836564005404672\r\n\r\nHere is how the 330,000 USD prize pool was allocated:\r\n\r\nFirst place: Method Black - $132,000\r\nSecond place: Wildcard Gaming - $66,000\r\nThird place: Cloud9 - $49,500\r\nFourth place: The Gosu Crew - $33,000\r\nFifth and Sixth place: Unitas Blue - $16,500\r\nFifth and Sixth place: Aztech - $16,500\r\nSeventh and Eighth place: Unitas White - $8,250\r\nSeventh and Eighth place: Team Medicine - $8,250\r\n\r\nThere was controversy behind how much was up for grabs in the Arena World Championship Grand Finals. Blizzard organized a crowdfunding campaign for the prize pool, and World of Warcraft fans could buy in-game items to support the esport. A portion of each sale was sent into the prize pool for this event; <a href="https:\/\/happygamer.com\/amp\/ambiguity-around-the-prize-pools-for-blizzards-esport-grand-finals-fuels-controversy-33901\/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">however, click here to read about the conflict.<\/a>\r\n\r\nThe Mythic Dungeon International Grand Finals played out during Blizzcon as well. Teams fought their way through mythic dungeons as fast as they could while racing against their opponents, and in the end, Method EU won the championship.