2013 WCS Season 1 Europe: Challenger League

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Participants[edit]

Challenger Leaguehallenger League players (16)
Protoss Protoss (10) Terran Terran (3) Zerg Zerg (3)
Qualified Players (16)
Sweden Bischu
3D Clan
Russia Noname
Poland uzer
Fnatic
Netherlands Harstem
Team Acer
Germany DarkHydra
Team Dignitas
Poland Tefel
Team Dignitas
United Kingdom BlinG
Team Empire
Serbia Beastyqt
Vega Squadron
France FireCake
MVP (team)
South Korea duckdeok
SK Gaming
South Korea MC
MVP (team)
South Korea TAiLS
NewRoSoft
Finland Welmu
XMG
France ToD
Nexmultigaming
Germany Jogginghose
Ence eSports
Finland elfi
Premier Leagueremier League players (24)
Protoss Protoss (10) Terran Terran (8) Zerg Zerg (6)
from Round of 32 (16)
Mousesports
Germany HasuObs
Copenhagen Wolves
Denmark Bunny
Virtus.pro
Russia sLivko
RoX
Russia TitaN
Team Empire
Ukraine Kas
Team Acer
Ukraine Bly
Team Empire
Russia Siw
Clarity Gaming
South Korea Shuttle
Team Liquid
Netherlands Ret
Team ALTERNATE
Germany Socke
Millenium
France Dayshi
Western Wolves
Sweden SortOf
XMG
Austria monchi
NewRoSoft
Germany KrasS
Team Grubby
Netherlands Grubby
Mousesports
Poland MaNa
from Round of 16 (8)
Alliance
Sweden NaNiwa
Team Acer
South Korea MMA
Karont3 e-Sports Club
Spain VortiX
Fnatic
Sweden SaSe
Natus Vincere
Ukraine Strelok
Team Acer
Poland Nerchio
Millenium
Belgium Feast
Evil Geniuses
Sweden ThorZaIN

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
 Ukraine Kas Premier League
2
Kas Terran
Protoss BlinG
May 21, 2013 19:00 CEST
 United Kingdom BlinG
1
 Denmark Bunny Premier League
2
Bunny Terran
Protoss Jogginghose
May 21, 2013 18:00 CEST
 Germany Jogginghose
0
Round of 24
 Ukraine Kas
0
Kas Terran
Terran Bunny
May 22, 2013 19:00 CEST
 Denmark Bunny
2
Round of 16
 South Korea MMA Premier League
2
MMA Terran
Terran Bunny
May 23, 2013 19:00 CEST
 Denmark Bunny
0

Bracket 2[edit]

Round of 40
 France Dayshi Premier League
2
Dayshi Terran
Protoss elfi
May 21, 2013 19:00 CEST
 Finland elfi
0
 Germany HasuObs Premier League
2
HasuObs Protoss
Protoss duckdeok
May 21, 2013 19:00 CEST
 South Korea duckdeok
0
Round of 24
 France Dayshi
2
Dayshi Terran
Protoss HasuObs
May 22, 2013 22:00 CEST
 Germany HasuObs
1
Round of 16
 Ukraine Strelok Premier League
0
Strelok Terran
Terran Dayshi
May 23, 2013 21:00 CEST
 France Dayshi
2

Bracket 3[edit]

Round of 40
 Netherlands Ret Premier League
2
Ret Zerg
Protoss Bischu
May 21, 2013 22:00 CEST
 Sweden Bischu
1
 Poland MaNa Premier League
2
MaNa Protoss
Terran Noname
May 21, 2013 20:00 CEST
 Russia Noname
0
Round of 24
 Netherlands Ret
2
Ret Zerg
Protoss MaNa
May 22, 2013 21:00 CEST
 Poland MaNa
1
Round of 16
 Spain VortiX Premier League
1
VortiX Zerg
Zerg Ret
May 23, 2013 21:00 CEST
 Netherlands Ret
2

Bracket 4[edit]

Round of 40
 South Korea Shuttle Premier League
2
Shuttle Terran
Zerg uzer
May 21, 2013 21:00 CEST
 Poland uzer
0
 Austria monchi Premier League
0
monchi Protoss
Terran Beastyqt
May 21, 2013 22:00 CEST
 Serbia Beastyqt
2
Round of 24
 South Korea Shuttle
2
Shuttle Terran
Terran Beastyqt
May 22, 2013 19:00 CEST
 Serbia Beastyqt
1
Round of 16
 Sweden SaSe Premier League
0
SaSe Protoss
Terran Shuttle
May 23, 2013 18:00 CEST
 South Korea Shuttle
2

Bracket 5[edit]

Round of 40
 Russia Siw Premier League
1
Siw Protoss
Protoss TAiLS
May 21, 2013 18:00 CEST
 South Korea TAiLS
2
 Ukraine Bly Premier League
2
Bly Zerg
Zerg FireCake
May 21, 2013 21:00 CEST
 France FireCake
0
Round of 24
 South Korea TAiLS
0
TAiLS Protoss
Zerg Bly
May 22, 2013 20:00 CEST
 Ukraine Bly
2
Round of 16
 Belgium Feast Premier League
1
Feast Protoss
Zerg Bly
May 23, 2013 22:00 CEST
 Ukraine Bly
2

Bracket 6[edit]

Round of 40
 Germany Socke Premier League
1
Socke Protoss
Protoss ToD
May 21, 2013 20:00 CEST
 France ToD
2
 Russia sLivko Premier League
2
sLivko Zerg
Protoss Welmu
May 21, 2013 21:00 CEST
 Finland Welmu
0
Round of 24
 France ToD
2
ToD Protoss
Zerg sLivko
May 22, 2013 18:00 CEST
 Russia sLivko
1
Round of 16
 Sweden ThorZaIN Premier League
0
ThorZaIN Terran
Protoss ToD
May 23, 2013 19:00 CEST
 France ToD
2

Bracket 7[edit]

Round of 40
 Sweden SortOf Premier League
0
SortOf Zerg
Protoss MC
May 21, 2013 18:00 CEST
 South Korea MC
2
 Netherlands Grubby Premier League
2
Grubby Protoss
Terran DarkHydra
May 21, 2013 23:00 CEST
 Germany DarkHydra
1
Round of 24
 South Korea MC
0
MC Protoss
Protoss Grubby
May 22, 2013 20:00 CEST
 Netherlands Grubby
2
Round of 16
 Poland Nerchio Premier League
1
Nerchio Zerg
Protoss Grubby
May 23, 2013 20:00 CEST
 Netherlands Grubby
2

Bracket 8[edit]

Round of 40
 Russia TitaN Premier League
1
TitaN Protoss
Zerg Tefel
May 21, 2013 22:00 CEST
 Poland Tefel
2
 Germany KrasS Premier League
2
KrasS Terran
Protoss Harstem
May 21, 2013 21:00 CEST
 Netherlands Harstem
1
Round of 24
 Poland Tefel
2
Tefel Zerg
Terran KrasS
May 22, 2013 19:00 CEST
 Germany KrasS
1
Round of 16
 Sweden NaNiwa Premier League
0
NaNiwa Protoss
Zerg Tefel
May 23, 2013 20:00 CEST
 Poland Tefel
2

Group Stage[edit]

Group A[edit]

preview lrthread Group A
May 27, 2013 - 18:00 CEST
1. South Korea Protoss TAiLS 2-0 4-1
2. Spain Zerg VortiX 2-1 5-3
3. Russia Terran Noname 1-2 3-4
4. Germany Protoss Socke 0-2 0-4

Group B[edit]

preview lrthread Group B
May 28, 2013 - 18:00 CEST
1. Serbia Terran Beastyqt 2-0 4-0
2. Finland Protoss elfi 2-1 4-2
3. Sweden Protoss SaSe 1-2 2-5
4. Austria Protoss monchi 0-2 1-4

Group C[edit]

preview lrthread Group C
May 29, 2013 - 18:00 CEST
1. Sweden Zerg SortOf 2-0 4-1
2. Russia Zerg sLivko 2-1 4-3
3. Ukraine Terran Strelok 1-2 4-5
4. Germany Protoss Jogginghose 0-2 1-4

Group D[edit]

preview lrthread Group D
May 30, 2013 - 18:00 CEST
1. Germany Protoss HasuObs 2-0 4-0
2. Sweden Protoss NaNiwa 2-1 4-2
3. Russia Protoss Siw 1-2 2-5
4. United Kingdom Protoss BlinG 0-2 1-4

Group E[edit]

preview lrthread Group E
May 31, 2013 - 18:00 CEST
1. Poland Zerg uzer 2-0 4-1
2. Russia Protoss TitaN 2-1 5-3
3. Ukraine Terran Kas 1-2 3-5
4. Belgium Protoss Feast 0-2 1-4

Group F[edit]

lrthread Group F
June 3, 2013 - 18:00 CEST
1. Denmark Terran Bunny 2-0 4-2
2. South Korea Protoss duckdeok 2-1 5-2
3. Germany Terran KrasS 1-2 2-4
4. Netherlands Protoss Harstem 0-2 1-4

Group G[edit]

lrthread Group G
June 4, 2013 - 18:00 CEST
1. Sweden Terran ThorZaIN 2-0 4-1
2. Poland Protoss MaNa 2-1 5-3
3. France Zerg FireCake 1-2 2-5
4. Sweden Protoss Bischu 0-2 2-4

Group H[edit]

lrthread Group H
June 5, 2013 - 18:00 CEST
1. South Korea Protoss MC 2-0 4-1
2. Finland Protoss Welmu 2-1 5-2
3. Poland Zerg Nerchio 1-2 2-4
4. Germany Terran DarkHydra 0-2 0-4


Racial Distribution[edit]

  Protoss TerranZergRandom
Bracket Stage: Round of 40
1787
Bracket Stage: Round of 24
664
Bracket Stage: Dropped from Premier League to Round of 16
332
Bracket Stage: Round of 16
565
Bracket Stage: To Premier League
233
Group Stage
1886
Group Stage Dropouts
71
Group Stage: To Challenger League
242
Group Stage: To Premier League
934

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