2013 WCS Season 1 America: Challenger League

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Participants[edit]

Challenger Leaguehallenger League players (16)
Protoss Protoss (7) Terran Terran (6) Zerg Zerg (2) Random Random (1)
Qualified Players (16)
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China Jim
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South Korea TaeJa
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South Korea Jaedong
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New Zealand Tilea
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USA Bails
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USA Xenocider
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Taiwan Ian
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USA puCK
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United Kingdom DeMusliM
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China MacSed
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USA Neeb
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South Korea HwangSin
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China XY
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China Top
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Canada Drunkenboi
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South Korea Sage
Premier Leagueremier League players (24)
Protoss Protoss (6) Terran Terran (9) Zerg Zerg (8) Random Random (0)
from Round of 32 (16)
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USA Minigun
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USA theognis
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USA ViBE
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USA hellokitty
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Peru Fenix
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Chile KiLLeR
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South Korea Oz
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USA Illusion
USA IdrA*
USA State
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Mexico Maker
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USA Goswser
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Argentina Capoch
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Mexico MajOr
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Canada HuK
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South Korea Heart
from Round of 16 (8)
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South Korea Apocalypse
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Taiwan Sen
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South Korea TheStC
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South Korea NesTea
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South Korea Polt
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South Korea viOLet
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Canada Scarlett
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USA Suppy

* IdrA forfeited his match due to retiring from competitive StarCraft II.[1]

Format[edit]

  • Bracket Stage: 40 player Single-elimination bracket.
    • The Challenger League will consist out of:
  • Top 8 players advance to the Premier League for the next season.
  • Bottom 32 players go to the Challenger Group Stage.
  • Group Stage: 32 player Dual Tournament group stage.
  • Best-of-three.
  • The 4 players of each group are split into two pairs and play each other.
  • The winners of these matches will then face each other in the Winner’s match.
  • The victor places first in the group and advances to the next season's Premier League.
  • The losers of the initial matches face each other in the Loser’s match.
  • The loser places fourth in the group, will fall out of the Challenger League.
  • The loser of the Winner’s match and the winner of the Loser’s match will face each other in a fifth match.
  • The winner gets second place in the group and advances to the next season's Premier League.
  • The loser places third in the group and will be seeded into the next season's Challenger League.

Prize Pool[edit]

$4,800 USD and 2,000 WCS Points are divided among participants as follows:

Results[edit]

Bracket Stage[edit]

Bracket 1[edit]

Round of 40
 Chile KiLLeR Premier League
1
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Picon small.png Top
May 14, 2013 18:00 EDT
 China Top
2
 Peru Fenix Premier League
2
Fenix Ticon small.png
Picon small.png Bails
 USA Bails
1
Round of 24
 China Top
2
Top Picon small.png
Ticon small.png Fenix
May 27, 2013 18:00 EDT
 Peru Fenix
0
Round of 16
 South Korea Apocalypse Premier League
2
Apocalypse Ticon small.png
Picon small.png Top
May 29, 2013 18:00 EDT
 China Top
0

Bracket 2[edit]

Round of 40
 USA Goswser Premier League
2
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Picon small.png HwangSin
May 15, 2013 18:00 EDT
 South Korea HwangSin
0
 Argentina Capoch Premier League
2
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May 16, 2013 18:00 EDT
Tilea played Zerg in the first and third games, and Terran in the second game.
 New Zealand Tilea
1
Round of 24
 USA Goswser
1
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Picon small.png Capoch
May 27, 2013 18:00 EDT
 Argentina Capoch
2
Round of 16
 South Korea NesTea Premier League
2
NesTea Zicon small.png
Picon small.png Capoch
May 29, 2013 18:00 EDT
 Argentina Capoch
0

Bracket 3[edit]

Round of 40
 USA Minigun Premier League
1
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Zicon small.png Ian
May 14, 2013 18:00 EDT
 Taiwan Ian
2
 Mexico MajOr Premier League
2
MajOr Ticon small.png
Ticon small.png Xenocider
May 13, 2013 18:00 EDT
 USA Xenocider
0
Round of 24
 Taiwan Ian
0
Ian Zicon small.png
Ticon small.png MajOr
May 28, 2013 18:00 EDT
 Mexico MajOr
2
Round of 16
 South Korea viOLet Premier League
2
viOLet Zicon small.png
Ticon small.png MajOr
May 30, 2013 18:00 EDT
 Mexico MajOr
0

Bracket 4[edit]

Round of 40
 Canada HuK Premier League
0
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Ticon small.png Neeb
May 16, 2013 18:00 EDT
 USA Neeb
2
 USA IdrA Premier League
-
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Picon small.png puCK
May 15, 2013 18:00 EDT
IdrA forfeited the match due to retiring from competitive StarCraft II.[1]
 USA puCK
W
Round of 24
 USA Neeb
0
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Picon small.png puCK
May 28, 2013 18:00 EDT
 USA puCK
2
Round of 16
 USA Suppy Premier League
0
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Picon small.png puCK
May 30, 2013 18:00 EDT
 USA puCK
2

Bracket 5[edit]

Round of 40
 USA ViBE Premier League
2
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Picon small.png Sage
 South Korea Sage
1
 South Korea Oz Premier League
1
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Picon small.png Jim
May 16, 2013 18:00 EDT
 China Jim
2
Round of 24
 USA ViBE
0
ViBE Zicon small.png
Picon small.png Jim
May 27, 2013 18:00 EDT
 China Jim
2
Round of 16
 Canada Scarlett Premier League
2
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Picon small.png Jim
 China Jim
1

Bracket 6[edit]

Round of 40
 USA Illusion Premier League
2
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Picon small.png MacSed
May 14, 2013 18:00 EDT
 China MacSed
0
 South Korea Heart Premier League
1
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Ticon small.png TaeJa
May 15, 2013 18:00 EDT
 South Korea TaeJa
2
Round of 24
 USA Illusion
1
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Ticon small.png TaeJa
May 27, 2013 18:00 EDT
 South Korea TaeJa
2
Round of 16
 South Korea Polt Premier League
2
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Ticon small.png TaeJa
May 29, 2013 18:00 EDT
 South Korea TaeJa
0

Bracket 7[edit]

Round of 40
 USA State Premier League
2
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Ticon small.png Drunkenboi
May 15, 2013 18:00 EDT
 Canada Drunkenboi
1
 USA theognis Premier League
2
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Zicon small.png Jaedong
May 13, 2013 18:00 EDT
 South Korea Jaedong
0
Round of 24
 USA State
1
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Ticon small.png theognis
May 28, 2013 18:00 EDT
 USA theognis
2
Round of 16
 Taiwan Sen Premier League
-
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Ticon small.png theognis
May 30, 2013 18:00 EDT
Sen did not arrive in time. theognis gets a walkover win.
 USA theognis
W

Bracket 8[edit]

Round of 40
 USA hellokitty Premier League
1
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Ticon small.png XY
 China XY
2
 Mexico Maker Premier League
1
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May 14, 2013 18:00 EDT
 United Kingdom DeMusliM
2
Round of 24
 China XY
1
XY Ticon small.png
Ticon small.png DeMusliM
May 28, 2013 18:00 EDT
 United Kingdom DeMusliM
2
Round of 16
 South Korea TheStC Premier League
0
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Ticon small.png DeMusliM
May 30, 2013 18:00 EDT
 United Kingdom DeMusliM
2

Group Stage[edit]

Group A[edit]

lrthread Group A
June 10, 2013 - 18:00 EDT
1. China Picon small.png MacSed 2-0 4-2
2. South Korea Ticon small.png TheStC 2-1 5-3
3. USA Zicon small.png Goswser 1-2 3-4
4. South Korea Ticon small.png Heart 0-2 1-4

Group B[edit]

lrthread Group B
June 11, 2013 - 18:00 EDT
1. USA Zicon small.png ViBE 2-0 4-1
2. Mexico Ticon small.png MajOr 2-1 5-3
3. Chile Zicon small.png KiLLeR 1-2 2-5
4. USA Picon small.png Bails 0-2 2-4

Group C[edit]

lrthread Group C
June 12, 2013 - 18:00 EDT
1. Canada Picon small.png HuK 2-0 4-0
2. China Ticon small.png XY 2-1 4-2
3. Argentina Picon small.png Capoch 1-2 2-4
4. USA Zicon small.png IdrA* 0-2 0-4

*IdrA retired from competitive StarCraft II and thus
did not play.

Group D[edit]

lrthread Group D
June 21, 2013 - 18:00 EDT
1. South Korea Picon small.png HwangSin 2-0 4-1
2. USA Zicon small.png Suppy 2-1 4-3
3. New Zealand Ricon small.png Tilea 1-2 3-5
4. USA Ticon small.png Illusion 0-2 2-4

Group E[edit]

lrthread Group E
June 20, 2013 - 18:00 EDT
1. China Picon small.png Jim 2-0 4-0
2. South Korea Zicon small.png Jaedong 2-1 4-3
3. Canada Ticon small.png Drunkenboi 1-2 3-4
4. Taiwan Zicon small.png Ian 0-2 0-4

Group F[edit]

lrthread Group F
June 18, 2013 - 18:00 EDT
1. USA Picon small.png Minigun 2-0 4-1
2. China Picon small.png Top 2-1 4-3
3. USA Picon small.png State 1-2 4-4
4. USA Ticon small.png Xenocider 0-2 0-4

Group G[edit]

lrthread Group G
June 19, 2013 - 18:00 EDT
1. South Korea Ticon small.png TaeJa 2-0 4-0
2. USA Ticon small.png Neeb 2-1 4-2
3. USA Picon small.png hellokitty 1-2 2-4
4. Mexico Ticon small.png Maker 0-2 0-4

Group H[edit]

lrthread Group H
June 17, 2013 - 18:00 EDT
1. South Korea Picon small.png Sage 2-0 4-0
2. South Korea Picon small.png Oz 2-1 4-2
3. Taiwan Zicon small.png Sen 1-2 2-4
4. Peru Ticon small.png Fenix* 0-2 0-4

*Fenix forfeited game 2 against Oz and his match
against Sen due to serious lag issues.


Racial Distribution[edit]

  Protoss TerranZergRandom
Bracket Stage: Round of 40
131261
Bracket Stage: Round of 24
583
Bracket Stage: Dropped from Premier League to Round of 16
35
Bracket Stage: Round of 16
475
Bracket Stage: To Premier League
143
Group Stage
121181
Group Stage Dropouts
152
Group Stage: To Challenger League
3131
Group Stage: To Premier League
853

FPVODs[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 MLG (2013-05-13). "MLG's Twitter on IdrA's forfeit".