2013 WCS Global Finals

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2013 WCS Global Finals
League Information
Series: World Championship Series
Organizer: Blizzard Entertainment
Game Version: Heart of the Swarm Patch 2.0.11 BU
Server: North America
Event Type: Offline
Location: United States USA
City: Anaheim
Format: Single Elimination bracket
Prize pool: $250,000
Start Date: 2013-11-08
End Date: 2013-11-09
Liquipedia Tier: Premier
Links: Website
Winners
South Korea Protoss sOs
South Korea Zerg Jaedong
South Korea Terran Bomber
South Korea Terran Maru
Player Breakdown
Number of Players: 16
Protoss 6   Terran 8   Zerg 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 2014 WCS Global Finals 
 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 Zerg Soulkey
preview Kim Min Chul
South Korea Terran INnoVation
preview Lee Shin Hyung
South Korea Zerg Jaedong
preview Lee Jae Dong
South Korea Terran Polt
preview Choi Seong Hun
South Korea Protoss HerO
preview Song Hyeon Deok
South Korea Protoss Dear
preview Baek Dong Jun
South Korea Terran Maru
preview Cho Sung Choo
South Korea Terran Bomber
preview Choi Ji Sung
South Korea Terran MMA
preview Mun Seong Won
South Korea Protoss MC
preview Jang Min Chul
South Korea Terran TaeJa
preview Yun Young Seo
South Korea Protoss sOs
preview Kim Yoo Jin
South Korea Terran aLive
preview Han Lee Seok
South Korea Terran Mvp
preview Jung Jong Hyun
South Korea Protoss duckdeok
preview Kim Kyeong Deok
Sweden Protoss 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 Zerg
Protoss NaNiwa
November 8, 2013 - 16:00 PST
lrthread
 Sweden NaNiwa
1
 South Korea Bomber
3
Bomber Terran
Terran MMA
November 8, 2013 - 12:45 PST
lrthread
 South Korea MMA
2
 South Korea HerO
1
HerO Protoss
Protoss sOs
November 8, 2013 - 12:45 PST
lrthread
 South Korea sOs
3
 South Korea Polt
3
Polt Terran
Terran aLive
November 8, 2013 - 17:30 PST
lrthread
 South Korea aLive
0
 South Korea Dear
3
Dear Protoss
Terran TaeJa
November 8, 2013 - 15:45 PST
lrthread
 South Korea TaeJa
1
 South Korea Jaedong
3
Jaedong Zerg
Terran Mvp
November 8, 2013 - 17:15 PST
lrthread
 South Korea Mvp
0
 South Korea Maru
3
Maru Terran
Protoss MC
November 8, 2013 - 14:15 PST
lrthread
 South Korea MC
1
 South Korea INnoVation
2
INnoVation Terran
Protoss duckdeok
November 8, 2013 - 14:15 PST
lrthread
 South Korea duckdeok
3
Quarterfinals (Bo5)
 South Korea Soulkey
1
Soulkey Zerg
Terran Bomber
November 8, 2013 - 18:30 PST
lrthread
 South Korea Bomber
3
 South Korea sOs
3
sOs Protoss
Terran Polt
November 8, 2013 - 20:30 PST
lrthread
 South Korea Polt
1
 South Korea Dear
2
Dear Protoss
Zerg Jaedong
November 8, 2013 - 19:45 PST
lrthread
 South Korea Jaedong
3
 South Korea Maru
3
Maru Terran
Protoss duckdeok
November 8, 2013 - 18:45 PST
lrthread
 South Korea duckdeok
2
Semifinals (Bo5)
 South Korea Bomber
1
Bomber Terran
Protoss sOs
November 9, 2013 - 12:15 PST
lrthread
 South Korea sOs
3
 South Korea Jaedong
3
Jaedong Zerg
Terran Maru
November 9, 2013 - 14:00 PST
lrthread
 South Korea Maru
1
Finals (Bo7)
 South Korea sOs
4
sOs Protoss
Zerg Jaedong
November 9, 2013 - 15:45 PST
lrthread Recap
 South Korea Jaedong
1

Prize Pool[edit]

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

Place Prize (USD) ID Team
1st $100,000 South Korea Protoss sOs Woongjin Stars Woongjin Stars
2nd $45,000 South Korea Zerg Jaedong Evil Geniuses Evil Geniuses
3rd/4th $17,500 South Korea Terran Bomber StarTale StarTale
$17,500 South Korea Terran Maru Prime Prime
5th-8th $7,500 South Korea Zerg Soulkey Woongjin Stars Woongjin Stars
$7,500 South Korea Terran Polt CM Storm CM Storm
$7,500 South Korea Protoss Dear SouL (team) SouL
$7,500 South Korea Protoss duckdeok MVP (team) MVP
9th-16th $5,000 Sweden Protoss NaNiwa Alliance Alliance
$5,000 South Korea Terran MMA Team Acer Team Acer
$5,000 South Korea Protoss HerO Team Liquid Team Liquid
$5,000 South Korea Terran aLive Evil Geniuses Evil Geniuses
$5,000 South Korea Terran TaeJa Team Liquid Team Liquid
$5,000 South Korea Terran Mvp Incredible Miracle Incredible Miracle
$5,000 South Korea Protoss MC SK Gaming SK Gaming
$5,000 South Korea Terran INnoVation Team Acer 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)
Team Liquid
South Korea HerO
Team Acer
South Korea INnoVation
Woongjin Stars
South Korea Soulkey
SouL (team)
South Korea Dear
CM Storm
South Korea Polt
Evil Geniuses
South Korea Jaedong
SK Gaming
South Korea MC
Prime
South Korea Maru
Woongjin Stars
South Korea sOs
StarTale
South Korea Bomber
MVP (team)
South Korea duckdeok
Team Acer
South Korea MMA
Alliance
Sweden NaNiwa
Team Liquid
South Korea TaeJa
Evil Geniuses
South Korea aLive
Incredible Miracle
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 Protoss
Zerg Revival
November 5, 2013 - 11:00 PST
  
Yeonsu
  
  
Frost
lrthread
 South Korea Revival
0

WCS Points and Standings[edit]

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

Distribution[edit]

  • Race
  • WCS Region
  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

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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