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Announcing the IGN Prime World of Tanks Tournament

Tankers! Wargaming America has teamed up with IGN to organize the first official World of Tanks tournament in North America. This tournament will be action-packed, with the winning team taking home $3,000 in prizes.

To go along with the tournament, we’ve partnered with IGN to give away special promo codes offering the M3 Stuart light tank, one week Premium and 750 Gold! The giveaway is open to IGN Prime members, and anyone who signs up also has the option of signing up for the IGN Prime World of Tanks Tournament.

Tournament signup begins immediately and will end at 11:59PM PDT on October 2, 2011. The first round of the tournament is scheduled to begin on October 4, 2011 at 6PM PDT, with the first match starting at 6:10PM PDT.

Register for the tournament now!

Tournament Format

Below is a quick overview of the tournament. For the full rules, visit this thread in the IGN Prime World of Tanks Tournament discussion forum.

  • 5-vs.-5
  • 128 teams
  • Tier III restriction on tanks, tier II restriction on SPGs and tank destroyers
  • First team to two wins takes the round
  • Maps will change each round, rotating between: Malinovka, Himmelsdorf and Mines


Each member of the placing team will be eligible for the prizes listed below, in accordance with the “Legal Rules & Prizes” section of the tournament rules.

First Place - Tournament Champions (Approx. retail value: $600)

  • 5,000 Gold
  • 14 days Premium WoT membership
  • Löwe Premium tank
  • Steelseries Merc Stealth Keyboard
  • Steelseries Siberia v2 headset
  • Steelseries Sensei Mouse
  • Kingston SSD Drive - 64GB
  • Kingston Memory - 8GB 1600MHz

Second Place (Approx. retail value: $410)

  • 4000 Gold
  • 14 days premium WoT membership
  • KV-5 Premium tank
  • Steelseries Merc Stealth Keyboard
  • Steelseries Siberia v2 headset
  • Steelseries SS QCK mousepad
  • Kingston SSD Drive - 64GB

Third Place (Approx. retail value: $196)

  • 3,000 Gold
  • 14 days premium membership
  • Valentine, Ram-II and PzKpfw 739 premium tanks
  • Steelseries Ikari Optical mouse
  • Steelseries QCK mousepad
  • Kingston Memory- 8GB 1600MHz

Fourth Place (Approx. retail value: $85)

  • 1,000 Gold
  • Matilda and PzKpfw B2 740 Premium Tanks
  • 7 days Premium Membership
  • Steelseries 4H headset
  • Kingston USB - 16GB

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