2012 StarCraft II World Championship Series: Europe Finals

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The StarCraft II World Championship Series is the culmination of more than 30 eSports events run by Blizzard and tournament organizers. The goal of the StarCraft II World Championship Series is to identify a true global champion, as players enter and qualify through open tournaments starting at the national level. It will take place in the Ericsson Globe, in Stockholm.

2012 Battle.net European Championship
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League Information
Organizer: DreamHack
Blizzard Entertainment
Sponsor: Stockholm Globe Arenas
Nöjesbladet
SteelSeries
Game Version: Wings of Liberty Patch 1.5.2
Server: Europe
Event Type: Offline
Location: Sweden Sweden
Format: 1v1, Double-elimination
Prize pool: $60,000
Start Date: 2012-09-15
End Date: 2012-09-16
Links: Official Website
Winners
Gold.png France Zicon small.png Stephano
Silver.png Spain Zicon small.png VortiX
Bronze.png Spain Ticon small.png LucifroN
Copper.png Belarus Zicon small.png LoWeLy
Player Breakdown
Number of Players: 32
Picon small.png 11   Ticon small.png 8   Zicon small.png 13   
Maps
WCS Cloud Kingdom LE • WCS Daybreak LE • WCS Ohana LE • WCS Antiga Shipyard • WCS Entombed Valley • WCS Shakuras Plateau • WCS Tal'Darim Altar LE
Chronology
2013 WCS Season 1 Europe RightArrow.png 

About[edit]

Aerial shot of the packed Globe on day 2

Rachel "Seltzer" Quirico[1] & Paul "ReDeYe" Chaloner will host the event. Artosis, Tasteless, Apollo, and Kaelaris will broadcast, while Adebisi acts as the events main observer.

Format[edit]

  • Double-elimination
  • All rounds best-of-three.
  • In the Grand Finals, the player coming from the Lower Bracket has to win two best-of-three series.

Map Pool[edit]

Prize Pool[edit]

$60,000, and six seeds* for the 2012 Battle.net World Championship is spread among the players as seen below:

Place Prize ID Team
Gold.png 1st $24,000* France Zicon small.png Stephano Eglogo std.png Evil Geniuses
Silver.png 2nd $9,000 + Seed Spain Zicon small.png VortiX Karont3 std.png Karont3 e-Sports Club
Bronze.png 3rd $3,600 + Seed Spain Ticon small.png LucifroN Karont3 std.png Karont3 e-Sports Club
Copper.png 4th $1,800 + Seed Belarus Zicon small.png LoWeLy FXOlogo std.png FXOpen e-Sports
5th-6th $1200 + Seed Denmark Picon small.png BabyKnight FXOlogo std.png FXOpen e-Sports
5th-6th $1200 + Seed Netherlands Picon small.png Grubby Grubbylogo std.png Team Grubby
7th $1200 + Seed* Poland Zicon small.png Nerchio Acerlogo std.png Team Acer
8th $1200 Russia Ticon small.png Happy Empirelogo std.png Team Empire

* Because Stephano previously won the French National and thus a direct seed into the World Championship, an extra match at this tournament was played so as to determine the 7th place player, the winner of which receives the 6th seed to the World Championship.

Qualifiers[edit]

Full Qualifier List: 2012 StarCraft II World Championship Series Europe Nationals
The participants are seeded from the different National Finals tournaments and one Combined European Continental Final.[2][3]

Participants[edit]

Protoss Protoss (11) Terran Terran (8) Zerg Zerg (13)
Qualified through National Championships
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Italy JeaL
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Italy StarEagle
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Poland Nerchio
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Poland MaNa
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Spain LucifroN
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Belgium Orly
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Netherlands Grubby
Germany KrasS
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Netherlands Ret
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Germany HasuObs
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United Kingdom DeMusliM
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Spain VortiX
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Germany Socke
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France Dayshi
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Germany DarKFoRcE
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Ukraine White-Ra
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Russia Happy
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United Kingdom Ziktomini
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Russia TitaN
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Sweden ThorZaIN
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United Kingdom JonnyREcco
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Sweden Seiplo
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Finland Naama
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France Stephano
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Norway Noticimus
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France Eeel
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Denmark BabyKnight
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Ukraine Bly
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Russia sLivko
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Sweden SortOf
Qualified through Combined European Nationals
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Romania NightEnD
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Belarus LoWeLy

Results[edit]

Winners Bracket

Round 1
 Germany KrasS
0
 Ukraine Bly
2
 Poland MaNa
2
 United Kingdom DeMusliM
1
 Spain VortiX
2
 Norway Noticimus
0
 Sweden SortOf
2
 Poland Nerchio
1
 Russia sLivko
2
 Netherlands Grubby
1
 Netherlands Ret
2
 Italy JeaL
0
 Ukraine White-Ra
2
 Belgium Orly
0
 Denmark BabyKnight
2
 Sweden Seiplo
1
 United Kingdom Ziktomini
1
 Germany DarKFoRcE
2
 Spain LucifroN
2
 Russia Happy
1
 Germany Socke
2
 France Eeel
0
 Russia TitaN
0
 Italy StarEagle
2
 Finland Naama
1
 France Dayshi
2
 France Stephano
2
 Germany HasuObs
0
 Sweden ThorZaIN
2
 Romania NightEnD
0
 Belarus LoWeLy
2
 United Kingdom JonnyREcco
1
Round 2
 Ukraine Bly
2
 Poland MaNa
1
 Spain VortiX
2
 Sweden SortOf
1
 Russia sLivko
1
 Netherlands Ret
2
 Ukraine White-Ra
0
 Denmark BabyKnight
2
 Germany DarKFoRcE
0
 Spain LucifroN
2
 Germany Socke
2
 Italy StarEagle
0
 France Dayshi
0
 France Stephano
2
 Sweden ThorZaIN
1
 Belarus LoWeLy
2
Round 3
 Ukraine Bly
1
 Spain VortiX
2
 Netherlands Ret
1
 Denmark BabyKnight
2
 Spain LucifroN
2
 Germany Socke
0
 France Stephano
2
 Belarus LoWeLy
0
Round 4
 Spain VortiX
2
 Denmark BabyKnight
1
 Spain LucifroN
1
 France Stephano
2

Losers Bracket

Losers Round 1
 Germany KrasS
1
 United Kingdom DeMusliM
2
 Norway Noticimus
0
 Poland Nerchio
2
 Netherlands Grubby
2
 Italy JeaL
1
 Belgium Orly
1
 Sweden Seiplo
2
 United Kingdom Ziktomini
0
 Russia Happy
2
 France Eeel
0
 Russia TitaN
2
 Finland Naama
1
 Germany HasuObs
2
 Romania NightEnD
1
 United Kingdom JonnyREcco
2
Losers Round 2
 France Dayshi
0
 United Kingdom DeMusliM
2
 Sweden ThorZaIN
0
 Poland Nerchio
2
 Germany DarKFoRcE
0
 Netherlands Grubby
2
 Italy StarEagle
2
 Sweden Seiplo
0
 Russia sLivko
1
 Russia Happy
2
 Ukraine White-Ra
1
 Russia TitaN
2
 Poland MaNa
2
 Germany HasuObs
1
 Sweden SortOf
2
 United Kingdom JonnyREcco
0
Losers Round 3
 United Kingdom DeMusliM
0
 Poland Nerchio
2
 Netherlands Grubby
2
 Italy StarEagle
1
 Russia Happy
2
 Russia TitaN
0
 Poland MaNa
0
 Sweden SortOf
2
Losers Round 4
 Ukraine Bly
0
 Poland Nerchio
2
 Netherlands Ret
1
 Netherlands Grubby
2
 Germany Socke
0
 Russia Happy
2
 Belarus LoWeLy
2
 Sweden SortOf
1
Losers Round 5
 Poland Nerchio
1
 Netherlands Grubby
2
 Russia Happy
0
 Belarus LoWeLy
2
Losers Round 6
 Spain LucifroN[4]
2
 Netherlands Grubby
1
 Denmark BabyKnight[4]
0
 Belarus LoWeLy
2

Final Bracket

From Winners Bracket
 Spain VortiX
0
 France Stephano
2
From Losers Bracket
 Spain LucifroN
2
 Belarus LoWeLy
0
Losers Finals
 Spain VortiX
2
 Spain LucifroN
0
Grand Finals
 France Stephano
1
2
 Spain VortiX
2
0

7th Place Consolation Match[edit]

Bo3
 Poland Nerchio
2
 Russia Happy
0

Racial Distribution[edit]

  Protoss TerranZergRandom
Round of 32
11813
Round of 16
547
Round of 8
224
Round of 4
13
Grand Finals
2
Winner
1

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See Also[edit]

External Links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. Hellspawnlord (2012-09-13). "@Hellspawnlord". Retrieved 15 September 2012.
  2. Blizzard Entertainment (2012-04-12). "World Championship Series: Europe Nationals".
  3. otacon (2012-04-25). "Combined European National & Qualifiers".
  4. 4.0 4.1 DreamHack (2012-09-16). "DreamHack confirmation for Round 6 matchups".
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