2013 WCS Global Finals

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[e][h]2013 WCS Global Finals
League Information
Server:
North America
Type:
Offline
Location:
USA Anaheim
Format:
Single Elimination bracket
Prize pool:
$250,000
Start Date:
2013-11-08
End Date:
2013-11-09
Liquipedia Tier:
Links
Winners
South Korea  sOs
South Korea  Jaedong
South Korea  Bomber
South Korea  Maru
Player Breakdown
Number of Players:
16
6
8
2
Maps
Chronology

The 2013 WCS Global Finals is the final event of the 2013 StarCraft II World Championship Series. It was held at Anaheim, California at Blizzcon 2013 on November 8-9. Sixteen players competed, 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  Soulkey
preview Kim Min Chul
South Korea  INnoVation
preview Lee Shin Hyung
South Korea  Jaedong
preview Lee Jae Dong
South Korea  Polt
preview Choi Seong Hun
South Korea  HerO
preview Song Hyeon Deok
South Korea  Dear
preview Baek Dong Jun
South Korea  Maru
preview Cho Sung Choo
South Korea  Bomber
preview Choi Ji Sung
South Korea  MMA
preview Mun Seong Won
South Korea  MC
preview Jang Min Chul
South Korea  TaeJa
preview Yun Young Seo
South Korea  sOs
preview Kim Yoo Jin
South Korea  aLive
preview Han Lee Seok
South Korea  Mvp
preview Jung Jong Hyun
South Korea  duckdeok
preview Kim Kyeong Deok
Sweden  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 
 NaNiwa
November 8, 2013 - 16:00 PST
 Sweden NaNiwa
1
 South Korea Bomber
3
Bomber 
 MMA
 South Korea MMA
2
 South Korea HerO
1
HerO 
 sOs
November 8, 2013 - 12:45 PST
 South Korea sOs
3
 South Korea Polt
3
Polt 
 aLive
November 8, 2013 - 17:30 PST
 South Korea aLive
0
 South Korea Dear
3
Dear 
 TaeJa
November 8, 2013 - 15:45 PST
 
 
Yeonsu
 South Korea TaeJa
1
 South Korea Jaedong
3
Jaedong 
 Mvp
November 8, 2013 - 17:15 PST
 
 
Yeonsu
 
 
Frost
 South Korea Mvp
0
 South Korea Maru
3
Maru 
 MC
November 8, 2013 - 14:15 PST
 
 
Frost
 South Korea MC
1
 South Korea INnoVation
2
INnoVation 
 duckdeok
November 8, 2013 - 14:15 PST
 South Korea duckdeok
3
Quarterfinals (Bo5)
 South Korea Soulkey
1
Soulkey 
 Bomber
November 8, 2013 - 18:30 PST
 South Korea Bomber
3
 South Korea sOs
3
sOs 
 Polt
November 8, 2013 - 20:30 PST
 
 
Yeonsu
 South Korea Polt
1
 South Korea Dear
2
Dear 
 Jaedong
 South Korea Jaedong
3
 South Korea Maru
3
Maru 
 duckdeok
 South Korea duckdeok
2
Semifinals (Bo5)
 South Korea Bomber
1
Bomber 
 sOs
November 9, 2013 - 12:15 PST
 
 
Frost
 South Korea sOs
3
 South Korea Jaedong
3
Jaedong 
 Maru
November 9, 2013 - 14:00 PST
 
 
Yeonsu
 South Korea Maru
1
Finals (Bo7)
 South Korea sOs
4
sOs 
 Jaedong
November 9, 2013 - 15:45 PST
 South Korea Jaedong
1

Prize Pool[edit]

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

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)
South Korea HerO
South Korea INnoVation
South Korea Soulkey
South Korea Dear
South Korea Polt
South Korea Jaedong
South Korea MC
South Korea Maru
South Korea sOs
South Korea Bomber
South Korea duckdeok
South Korea MMA
Sweden NaNiwa
South Korea TaeJa
South Korea aLive
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 5.[2]

Tiebreaker Match[edit]

Best of 5
 Sweden NaNiwa
3
NaNiwa 
 Revival
November 5, 2013 - 11:00 PST
 
 
Frost
 South Korea Revival
0

WCS Points and Standings[edit]

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

Distribution[edit]

  Protoss TerranZergRandom
Round of 16
682
Quarterfinals
332
Semifinals
121
Finals
11
Champion
1
  America EuropeKorea
Round of 16
556
Quarterfinals
215
Semifinals
13
Finals
11
Champion
1

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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.