2012 StarCraft II World Championship Series: North America Finals
|Overview||Asia||Europe||North America||Oceania||South America||World Championship|
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.
- All rounds best-of-three.
- In the Grand Finals, the player coming from the Lower Bracket has to win two best-of-three series.
- WCS Cloud Kingdom LE
- WCS Daybreak LE
- WCS Ohana LE
- WCS Antiga Shipyard
- WCS Entombed Valley
- WCS Shakuras Plateau
- WCS Tal'Darim Altar LE
$60,000 and seven berths in the World Championship in Shanghai are spread among the players as seen below:
|Ostojiy||It's Gosu eSports|
|hellokitty||Area 51 Gaming|
|25th-32nd||$500||-||dde||It's Gosu eSports|
|Perfect||It's Gosu eSports|
- Scarlett and ViBE finished 1st and 2nd, but since they had already qualified for the World Championship (by winning the Canada and USA Nationals, respectively), seeds will be awarded to the 8th and 9th place finishers. The 9th place finisher will be determined by a single-elimination consolation bracket between the players who are eliminated in Losers Bracket Round 4.
- Suppy received a seed after Ostojiy decided not to attend the 2012 Battle.net World Championship to focus on schoolwork.
Full Qualifier List: 2012 StarCraft II World Championship Series North America Nationals
The participants are seeded from the different National Finals tournaments.
|Country||# of seeds|
|Protoss (10)||Terran (7)||Zerg (15)|
- CLOUD was unable to attend and was replaced by Cham.
- Attero was unable to attend and was replaced by Magic.
- NonY was unable to attend due to not feeling well.
|Round of 32||
|Round of 24||
|Round of 16||
|Round of 12||
|Round of 8||
|Round of 6||
|Round of 4||
- Official Announcement
- Announcement on TeamLiquid.net
- Major League Gaming - Schedule, Lineup and more
- Official bracket