2013 WCS Season 1 America: Premier League

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Participants[edit]

Protoss Protoss (9) Terran Terran (11) Zerg Zerg (12)
Qualified Players (8)
Axiom
South Korea Alicia
CompLexity Gaming
South Korea TheStC
Evil Geniuses
South Korea Revival
Evil Geniuses
South Korea Oz
Quantic Gaming
South Korea Apocalypse
Axiom
South Korea CranK
Axiom
South Korea Heart
Evil Geniuses
South Korea aLive
Invited Players (24)
Evil Geniuses
Canada HuK
Incredible Miracle
Peru Fenix
Team Acer
Canada Scarlett
USA State
Mousesports
USA Illusion
Evil Geniuses
USA IdrA
USA hellokitty
Team 8
Mexico MajOr
Evil Geniuses
USA Suppy
ROOT Gaming
USA Minigun
ROOT Gaming
USA theognis
ROOT Gaming
USA ViBE
Isurus Gaming
Argentina Capoch
Kaos Latin Gamers
Mexico Maker
Millenium
USA Goswser
Team Liquid
South Korea HerO
Axiom
South Korea Ryung
Team Nv
Australia mOOnGLaDe
CM Storm
South Korea Polt
Incredible Miracle
South Korea NesTea
Gama Bears
Taiwan Sen
AZUBU
South Korea viOLet[1]
Team Liquid
Norway Snute
Clarity Gaming
Chile KiLLeR
  • viOLet was forced to forfeit his matches in the Round of 16 due to visa issues

Format[edit]

All Group Stage #1 matches will be played online, the round of 16 and onwards will be played offline at the MLG studio in New York City, New York, USA. Travel expenses will be provided for the players, as long as they're travelling from within the USA.[2]

  • Group Stage #1 (Round of 32): Dual Tournament format.
  • 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 Round of 16.
  • The losers of the initial matches face each other in the Loser’s match.
  • The loser places fourth in the group, will fall to the Challenger League Round of 40.
  • 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 Round of 16.
  • The loser places third in the group and will fall to the Challenger League Round of 40.
  • Group Stage #2 (Round of 16): Dual Tournament format.
  • Best-of-three.
  • The 4 players of each group in Round of 16 will face off similar to Round of 32.
  • Players who place 3rd and 4th in their group will fall to the Challenger League Round of 16.
  • Quarterfinals: Single-elimination playoffs.
    • All 8 players who make it to this round are seeded in next season's Premier League.
  • Quarter- & Semifinals: Best-of-five.
  • Finals: Best-of-seven.

Prize Pool[edit]

$100,000 USD and 10,000 WCS Points are divided among participants. The top five players qualifiy for the Season 1 Finals.

Place Prize (USD) Seed WCS Points ID Team
1st $20,000 Premier League + Season 1 Finals +1,500 South Korea Protoss HerO Team Liquid Team Liquid
2nd $12,000 Premier League + Season 1 Finals +1,000 South Korea Zerg Revival Evil Geniuses Evil Geniuses
3rd/4th $7,000 Premier League + Season 1 Finals +750 South Korea Terran Ryung Axiom Axiom
$7,000 Premier League + Season 1 Finals +750 South Korea Terran aLive Evil Geniuses Evil Geniuses
5th $3,500 Premier League + Season 1 Finals +500 South Korea Protoss Alicia Axiom Axiom

Group Stage #1 (Ro32)[edit]

Group A[edit]

Group A preview lrthread Watch VOD Recap
May 2, 2013 - 20:00 EDT
1. South Korea Protoss HerO 2-0 4-0
2. South Korea Terran aLive 2-1 5-2
3.
Chile Zerg KiLLeR
1-2 2-5
4.
Mexico Terran MajOr
0-2 0-4

Group B[edit]

Group B preview lrthread Watch VOD
May 7, 2013 - 18:00 EDT
1. South Korea Zerg viOLet 2-0 4-1
2. Canada Zerg Scarlett 2-1 5-2
3.
USA Protoss State
1-2 2-5
4.
South Korea Protoss Oz
0-2 1-4

Group C[edit]

Group C preview lrthread Watch VOD
May 8, 2013 - 18:00 EDT
1. South Korea Terran Polt 2-0 4-0
2. South Korea Zerg Revival 2-1 5-2
3.
USA Zerg Goswser
1-2 2-5
4.
USA Zerg IdrA
0-2 0-4

Group D[edit]

Group D preview lrthread Watch VOD
May 6, 2013 - 18:00 EDT
1. USA Zerg Suppy 2-0 4-0
2. South Korea Terran Ryung 2-1 4-2
3.
USA Protoss hellokitty
1-2 2-5
4.
South Korea Terran Heart
0-2 1-4

Group E[edit]

Group E preview lrthread Watch VOD Recap
April 30, 2013 - 20:00 EDT
1. South Korea Zerg NesTea 2-0 4-0
2. South Korea Terran Apocalypse 2-1 4-3
3.
USA Protoss Minigun
1-2 3-5
4.
Peru Terran Fenix
0-2 1-4

Group F[edit]

Group F preview lrthread Watch VOD Recap
April 29, 2013 - 20:00 EDT
1. South Korea Terran TheStC 2-0 4-2
2. Norway Zerg Snute 2-1 5-2
3.
USA Zerg ViBE
1-2 3-5
4.
USA Terran theognis
0-2 1-4

Group G[edit]

Group G preview lrthread Watch VOD
May 9, 2013 - 18:00 EDT
1. South Korea Protoss CranK 2-0 4-1
2. Taiwan Zerg Sen 2-1 5-3
3. Canada Protoss HuK
1-2 3-4
4.
Argentina Protoss Capoch
0-2 0-4

Group H[edit]

Group H preview lrthread Watch VOD Recap
May 1, 2013 - 20:00 EDT
1. South Korea Protoss Alicia 2-0 4-1
2. Australia Zerg mOOnGLaDe 2-1 5-3
3.
USA Terran Illusion
1-2 3-5
4.
Mexico Terran Maker
0-2 1-4


Group Stage #2 (Ro16)[edit]

Group A[edit]

Group A preview lrthread Interview Recap
May 20, 2013 - 18:00 EDT
1. Norway Zerg Snute 2-0 4-2
2. South Korea Protoss Alicia 2-1 5-3
3. South Korea Zerg NesTea
1-2 3-4
4. Taiwan Zerg Sen
0-2 1-4

Group B[edit]

Group B preview lrthread Interview Recap
May 21, 2013 - 18:00 EDT
1. South Korea Protoss CranK 2-0 4-1
2. Australia Zerg mOOnGLaDe 2-1 5-3
3. South Korea Terran TheStC
1-2 3-5
4. South Korea Terran Apocalypse
0-2 1-4

Group C[edit]

Group C preview lrthread Interview
May 22, 2013 - 18:00 EDT
1. South Korea Protoss HerO 2-0 4-0
2. South Korea Zerg Revival 2-1 5-3
3. USA Zerg Suppy
1-2 2-5
4. Canada Zerg Scarlett
0-2 1-4

Group D[edit]

Group D preview lrthread
May 23, 2013 - 18:00 EDT
1. South Korea Terran Ryung 2-0 4-2
2. South Korea Terran aLive 2-1 3-3
3. South Korea Terran Polt
1-2 2-4
4. South Korea Zerg viOLet
[1]
0-2 0-0


Playoffs[edit]

Quarterfinals (Bo5)
 South Korea HerO
3
HerO Protoss
Protoss Alicia
June 1, 2013 13:00 EDT
preview lrthread
 South Korea Alicia
1
 Australia mOOnGLaDe
0
mOOnGLaDe Zerg
Terran Ryung
June 1, 2013 14:00 EDT
preview lrthread
 South Korea Ryung
3
 South Korea CranK
0
CranK Protoss
Terran aLive
June 1, 2013 15:30 EDT
preview lrthread
 South Korea aLive
3
 South Korea Revival
3
Revival Zerg
Zerg Snute
June 1, 2013 17:00 EDT
preview lrthread
 Norway Snute
1
Semifinals (Bo5)
 South Korea HerO
3
HerO Protoss
Terran Ryung
June 2, 2013 14:00 EDT
lrthread
 South Korea Ryung
2
 South Korea aLive
1
aLive Terran
Zerg Revival
June 2, 2013 15:30 EDT
lrthread
 South Korea Revival
3
Finals (Bo7)
 South Korea HerO
4
HerO Protoss
Zerg Revival
June 2, 2013 17:00 EDT
lrthread
 South Korea Revival
2

Placement Matches[edit]

5th place matches for Season 1 Finals seeds[3]

Placement Matches (Bo5)
 South Korea Alicia
3
Alicia Protoss
Zerg mOOnGLaDe
June 1, 2013 16:30 EDT
lrthread
 Australia mOOnGLaDe
2
 South Korea CranK
0
CranK Protoss
Zerg Snute
June 1, 2013 20:00 EDT
lrthread
 Norway Snute
3
Placement Finals (Bo5)
 South Korea Alicia
3
Alicia Protoss
Zerg Snute
June 2, 2013 13:00 EDT
lrthread
 Norway Snute
2

Racial Distribution[edit]

  Protoss TerranZergRandom
Round of 32
91112
Round of 16
358
Quarterfinals
323
Semifinals
121
Finals
11
Champion
1
To World Championship Series Season 1 Finals
221


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