2013 WCS Global Finals

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2013 WCS Global Finals
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League Information
Organizer: Blizzard Entertainment
Game Version: Heart of the Swarm Patch 2.0.11 BU
Server: North America
Event Type: Offline
Location: United States USA
Format: Single Elimination bracket
Prize pool: 250,000 USD
Start Date: 2013-11-08
End Date: 2013-11-09
Links: Website
Winners
Gold.png South Korea Picon small.png sOs
Silver.png South Korea Zicon small.png Jaedong
SF.png South Korea Ticon small.png Bomber
SF.png South Korea Ticon small.png Maru
Player Breakdown
Number of Players: 16
Picon small.png 6   Ticon small.png 8   Zicon small.png 2   
Maps
Akilon Wastes • Bel'Shir Vestige • Derelict Watcher • Frost • Polar Night • Yeonsu • Whirlwind
Chronology
 2012 Battle.net WC 2012 Battle.net WC2014 WCS Global Finals RightArrow.png 
 BlizzCon 2011 BlizzCon 2011

The 2013 WCS Global Finals is the final event of the 2013 StarCraft II World Championship Series. It will be held at Anaheim, California at Blizzcon 2013 on November 8-9. Sixteen players will compete, qualifying through earning WCS points throughout 2013 at each regional WCS season, each season finals, and a multitude of non-WCS events.

Featuring[edit]

Players[edit]

South Korea Zicon small.png Soulkey
preview Kim Min Chul
South Korea Ticon small.png INnoVation
preview Lee Shin Hyung
South Korea Zicon small.png Jaedong
preview Lee Jae Dong
South Korea Ticon small.png Polt
preview Choi Seong Hun
South Korea Picon small.png HerO
preview Song Hyeon Deok
South Korea Picon small.png Dear
preview Baek Dong Jun
South Korea Ticon small.png Maru
preview Cho Sung Choo
South Korea Ticon small.png Bomber
preview Choi Ji Sung
South Korea Ticon small.png MMA
preview Mun Seong Won
South Korea Picon small.png MC
preview Jang Min Chul
South Korea Ticon small.png TaeJa
preview Yun Young Seo
South Korea Picon small.png sOs
preview Kim Yoo Jin
South Korea Ticon small.png aLive
preview Han Lee Seok
South Korea Ticon small.png Mvp
preview Jung Jong Hyun
South Korea Picon small.png duckdeok
preview Kim Kyeong Deok
Sweden Picon small.png NaNiwa
preview Johan Lucchesi

Casters and Hosts[edit]

MrBitter
Ben Nichols
Caster
RotterdaM
Kevin van der Kooi
Caster
Tasteless
Nick Plott
Caster
Artosis
Dan Stemkoski
Caster
Apollo
Shaun Clark
Caster
Day[9]
Sean Plott
Caster
ReDeYe
Paul Chaloner
Stage Host
Chobra
William Cho
Host & Translator
djWHEAT
Marcus Graham
Analytics Host
iNcontroL
Geoff Robinson
Analyst
ToD
Yoan Merlo
Analyst
Adebisi
Michael Van Driel
Observer
FunKa
Alexandre Verrier
Observer
inFeZa
Phil Bertino
Observer

Results[edit]

Bracket[edit]

Round of 16 (Bo5)
 South Korea Soulkey
3
Soulkey Zicon small.png
Picon small.png NaNiwa
November 8, 2013 - 16:00 PST
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 Sweden NaNiwa
1
 South Korea Bomber
3
Bomber Ticon small.png
Ticon small.png MMA
November 8, 2013 - 12:45 PST
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 South Korea MMA
2
 South Korea HerO
1
HerO Picon small.png
Picon small.png sOs
November 8, 2013 - 12:45 PST
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 South Korea sOs
3
 South Korea Polt
3
Polt Ticon small.png
Ticon small.png aLive
November 8, 2013 - 17:30 PST
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 South Korea aLive
0
 South Korea Dear
3
Dear Picon small.png
Ticon small.png TaeJa
November 8, 2013 - 15:45 PST
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 South Korea TaeJa
1
 South Korea Jaedong
3
Jaedong Zicon small.png
Ticon small.png Mvp
November 8, 2013 - 17:15 PST
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 South Korea Mvp
0
 South Korea Maru
3
Maru Ticon small.png
Picon small.png MC
November 8, 2013 - 14:15 PST
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 South Korea MC
1
 South Korea INnoVation
2
INnoVation Ticon small.png
Picon small.png duckdeok
November 8, 2013 - 14:15 PST
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 South Korea duckdeok
3
Quarterfinals (Bo5)
 South Korea Soulkey
1
Soulkey Zicon small.png
Ticon small.png Bomber
November 8, 2013 - 18:30 PST
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 South Korea Bomber
3
 South Korea sOs
3
sOs Picon small.png
Ticon small.png Polt
November 8, 2013 - 20:30 PST
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 South Korea Polt
1
 South Korea Dear
2
Dear Picon small.png
Zicon small.png Jaedong
November 8, 2013 - 19:45 PST
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 South Korea Jaedong
3
 South Korea Maru
3
Maru Ticon small.png
Picon small.png duckdeok
November 8, 2013 - 18:45 PST
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 South Korea duckdeok
2
Semifinals (Bo5)
 South Korea Bomber
1
Bomber Ticon small.png
Picon small.png sOs
November 9, 2013 - 12:15 PST
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 South Korea sOs
3
 South Korea Jaedong
3
Jaedong Zicon small.png
Ticon small.png Maru
November 9, 2013 - 14:00 PST
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 South Korea Maru
1
Finals (Bo7)
 South Korea sOs
4
sOs Picon small.png
Zicon small.png Jaedong
November 9, 2013 - 15:45 PST
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 South Korea Jaedong
1

Prize Pool[edit]

$250,000 USD are divided among participants as follows:

Place Prize (USD) ID Team
Gold.png 1st $100,000 South Korea Picon small.png sOs Woongjinlogo std.png Woongjin Stars
Silver.png 2nd $45,000 South Korea Zicon small.png Jaedong Eglogo std.png Evil Geniuses
SF.png 3rd/4th $17,500 South Korea Ticon small.png Bomber Startalelogo std.png StarTale
$17,500 South Korea Ticon small.png Maru Primelogo std.png Prime
5th-8th $7,500 South Korea Zicon small.png Soulkey Woongjinlogo std.png Woongjin Stars
$7,500 South Korea Ticon small.png Polt CMStormlogo std.png CM Storm
$7,500 South Korea Picon small.png Dear Soul std.png SouL
$7,500 South Korea Picon small.png duckdeok MVPlogo std.png MVP
9th-16th $5,000 Sweden Picon small.png NaNiwa Alliancelogo std.png Alliance
$5,000 South Korea Ticon small.png MMA Acerlogo std.png Team Acer
$5,000 South Korea Picon small.png HerO Liquidlogo std.png Team Liquid
$5,000 South Korea Ticon small.png aLive Eglogo std.png Evil Geniuses
$5,000 South Korea Ticon small.png TaeJa Liquidlogo std.png Team Liquid
$5,000 South Korea Ticon small.png Mvp IMlogo std.png Incredible Miracle
$5,000 South Korea Picon small.png MC Sklogo std.png SK Gaming
$5,000 South Korea Ticon small.png INnoVation Acerlogo std.png Team Acer

Format[edit]

  • Single-elimination Bracket. [1]
  • All matches are Bo5 except Finals which is Bo7.
  • Seeding:
    • Global Finals seeding will pit players ranked 1st and 16th against each other, 2nd vs. 15th, and so on.
  • Tiebreakers:
    • Ties within the top 16 WCS players will be decided by cumulative points earned only in World Championship Series America, Europe, Korea, and Season Finals events.
      • If a tie remains, it will be settled through points earned only in WCS Tier 1 events.
      • If the players in question are still tied, seeding will be decided by coin-toss.
    • Ties for the 16th spot will be decided by a Bo5 series at Blizzcon.

Map Pool[edit]

Players Information[edit]

Races and Teams[edit]

Protoss Protoss (6) Terran Terran (8) Zerg Zerg (2)
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South Korea HerO
Acerlogo std.png
South Korea INnoVation
Woongjinlogo std.png
South Korea Soulkey
Soul std.png
South Korea Dear
CMStormlogo std.png
South Korea Polt
Eglogo std.png
South Korea Jaedong
Sklogo std.png
South Korea MC
Primelogo std.png
South Korea Maru
Woongjinlogo std.png
South Korea sOs
Startalelogo std.png
South Korea Bomber
MVPlogo std.png
South Korea duckdeok
Acerlogo std.png
South Korea MMA
Alliancelogo std.png
Sweden NaNiwa
Liquidlogo std.png
South Korea TaeJa
Eglogo std.png
South Korea aLive
IMlogo std.png
South Korea Mvp
NaNiwa and Revival were tied for 16th place. The tie was decided by a Bo5 match, played at Blizzard headquarters on Tuesday, November 5th.[2]

Tiebreaker Match[edit]

Best of 5
 Sweden NaNiwa
3
NaNiwa Picon small.png
Zicon small.png Revival
November 5, 2013 - 11:00 PST
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Yeonsu
  
  
Frost
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 South Korea Revival
0

WCS Points and Standings[edit]

Final Standings
# ID Region Points
1 krSouth Korea zZicon small.png Soulkey Korea 6250
2 krSouth Korea tTicon small.png INnoVation Korea 6100
3 krSouth Korea zZicon small.png Jaedong America 5650
4 krSouth Korea tTicon small.png Polt America 5625
5 krSouth Korea pPicon small.png HerO America 4950
6 krSouth Korea pPicon small.png Dear Korea 4750
7 krSouth Korea tTicon small.png Maru Korea 4675
8 krSouth Korea tTicon small.png Bomber Korea 4425
9 krSouth Korea tTicon small.png MMA Europe 4350
10 krSouth Korea pPicon small.png MC Europe 4275
11 krSouth Korea tTicon small.png TaeJa America 4250
12 krSouth Korea pPicon small.png sOs Korea 3850
13 krSouth Korea tTicon small.png aLive America 3625
14 krSouth Korea tTicon small.png Mvp Europe 3600
15 krSouth Korea pPicon small.png duckdeok Europe 3550
16 seSweden pPicon small.png NaNiwa Europe 3200
16 krSouth Korea zZicon small.png Revival America 3200

Racial Distribution[edit]

  Protoss TerranZergRandom
Round of 16
682
Quarterfinals
332
Semifinals
121
Finals
11
Champion
1

Region Distribution[edit]

  America EuropeKorea
Round of 16
556
Quarterfinals
215
Semifinals
13
Finals
11
Champion
1

View Games[edit]

Gallery[edit]

See Also[edit]

External Links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. Blizzard (October 21, 2013). "WCS Global Finals Format, Seeding, and Tiebreakers". wcs.battle.net. Retrieved October 21, 2013.
  2. Blizzard Entertainment (November 4, 2013). "Revival vs. NaNiwa Tiebreaker Details". Retrieved November 4, 2013.
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