Microsoft Excel World Championship 2023: All You Need To Know
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Microsoft Excel World Championship 2023: All You Need To Know

The Microsoft Excel World Championship returns in October, introducing a new esports genre with a unique twist. Instead of featuring players competing in various esports games, the participants will put their Microsoft Excel skills to the test and vye for the title of the Microsoft Excel World Championship 2023 champions.

Here is everything you need to know about Microsoft Excel World Championship 2023!

When Is Microsoft Excel World Championship 2023?

The Microsoft Excel World Championship 2023 is set to kick off on October 7, 2023, with the first qualification round and culminate with the live finals on Saturday, December 9, 2023

Where Is Microsoft Excel World Championship 2023?

The first stages of the Microsoft Excel World Championship will take place online, except for the final round, which will be an in-person event in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Where Can I Watch Microsoft Excel World Championship 2023?

Microsoft Excel World Championship will be broadcasted on the FMWC YouTube channel.

Stream: Financial Modeling World Cup YouTube Channel – LINK

What Is The Prize Pool For Microsoft Excel World Championship 2023?

The Microsoft Excel World Championship 2023 will have a $15,400 prize pool, divided amongs the participants based on their final placement and their performance throughout the competition.

  • MEWC 2023 Champion – $3,000
  • Runner-Up – $2,000
  • Semi-Finalists – $1,000 (each)
  • Quarter-Finalists – $500 (each)
  • Last 16 Round – $125 (each)
  • Excel Esports Battle Winners – $600 (x6)

How Does Excel World Championship Work?

Microsoft Excel World Championship is a competition where participants compete in solving various Excel-related problems. Consider it as a puzzle-solving system, where the competitors are given a “case” which can be anything, including statistics-related problems or task of having to figure out all the possible outcomes and rewards for a slot machine.

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Another example from a previous Microsoft Excel World Championship was a case which required players to model how a video game character would navigate through an Excel-based level. There are also many cases which involve chess, random-number generators, and more.

Each case comes with a series of questions worth a set amount of points. The player with the most points wins.

Microsoft Excel World Championship 2023 Format

Microsoft Excel World Championship 2023 will start with the qualification round, which will be organised in five different regions:

  • Africa
  • Asia/Pacific (including Australia)
  • Europe
  • North America (USA & Canada)
  • South/Latin America

The number of participants from each region will be proportional to the total number of participants from the continent, meaning that if one region has 600 participants and another 20, there will be 60 participants from the first and two participants form the second region.

The Microsoft Excel World Championship 2023 will officially begin with the Playoff Round (round of Last 128), welcoming:

  • 45 winners of the monthly Excel Esports Battles
  • 16 highest-ranked participants of the Financial Modeling World Cup
  • 4 highest-ranked FMWC participants in the U-25 age group
  • 60 winners of the Qualification Round
  • 3 wildcards (awarded by the MEWC 2023 organisers)

The winner of each round will advance to the next, while the loser gets eliminated.

Microsoft Excel World Championship 2023 Dates;

  • Last 128 and Last 64: Saturday, October 28, 2023
  • Last 32 and Last 16: Thursday, November 2, 2023
  • Finals: Thursday, November 2, 2023

FAQ

What is Microsoft Excel World Championship?

Microsoft Excel World Championship is an online tournament based on Microsoft Excel, where participants compete in solving various cases or tasks and answer questions associated with the tasks to collect points.

How much money do you win for winning Microsoft Excel World Championship?

The winner of the Microsoft Excel World Championship 2023 will win $3,000, while the runner-up will collect a $2,000 consolation prize.

How do you qualify for the Microsoft Excel World Championship 2023?

To enter the Microsoft Excel World Championship 2023, you first have to demonstrate your mastery of Microsoft Excel and compete in regional qualifiers to earn a spot in the tournament.

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