World of Warcraft Arena World Championship Circuit - Second week recap
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On March 28, various teams continued to compete in the World of Warcraft Arena World Championship, to earn a place in the Season 1 Finals and beyond. Method NA and Skill Capped came out on top for the NA and EU regions, respectively. These results show us how the Season 1 Finals are shaping up, as we await the next round of matches.

Method NA and Skill Capped dominate Season 1 Circuit

When the round-robin matches concluded, Method NA achieved a match record score of 4-0. Much like on March 27, and the first week of games, the team continued to dominate the World of Warcraft dungeons. Their total game record was 12-1 after duking it out against the players of OTK.

Method NA versus OTK. Image via Blizzard Entertainment.

Meanwhile, both Cloud9 and the Golden Guardians tied for second place, with scores of 3-0. Although the Golden Guardians were in third place during the first week of the Season 1 Circuit, they were consistent in sharing the silver with Cloud9 during the second week. 

As for the European Circuit, Skill Capped also continued their reign in first place, with a score of 4-0. Meanwhile, Tegridy Damp upped their game and earned a second place finish, with a match record score of 3-1. This result pushed Creed, who achieved a score of 2-1, down to third.

The Europe Circuit’s day two, week two standings. Image via Blizzard Entertainment.

With the completion of these matches, the WoW Arena World Championship Season 1 Circuit will be paused for a week. After the Easter weekend, games will resume on April 10 and 11.

Season 1 Finals and beyond

The full Season 1 Circuit has matches across a total of four weekends. Once they’re all finished, the four best World of Warcraft teams from each region will head into the Season 1 Finals. 

The teams that place in the top six in the Arena World Championship Season 1 Circuit, will also be eligible to compete in the Season 2 Circuit.

Meanwhile, the bottom two teams will have to face challengers in the Relegation Cup. The top two Relegation Cup teams of each region will then move onto the Season 2 Circuit.

When both the Season 1 and Season 2 Circuits are over, the best World of Warcraft teams will compete in the Arena World Championship 2021 Grand Finals.

Amy Chen is an esports journalist and enthusiast who specializes in in-depth interviews and breaking news. A University of Toronto and Humber College graduate, she is passionate about building up the Canadian esports industry. Her current favorite games are Hearthstone and Heroes of the Storm, and she has always had a soft spot for World of Warcraft!