2013 WCS Season 1 Europe: Premier League

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Participants[edit]

Protoss Protoss (11) Terran Terran (12) Zerg Zerg (9)
Qualified Players (8)
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Belgium Feast
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Russia Happy
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Russia Siw
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France Dayshi
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Denmark Bunny
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Ukraine Strelok
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Germany KrasS
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South Korea Shuttle
Invited Players (24)
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Germany Socke
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Sweden ThorZaIN
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Netherlands Ret
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Sweden SaSe
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Spain LucifroN
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Poland Nerchio
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Poland MaNa
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Ukraine Kas
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Spain VortiX
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Netherlands Grubby
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South Korea Mvp
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Russia sLivko
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Germany HasuObs
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South Korea MMA
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France Stephano
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Russia TitaN
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South Korea ForGG
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Germany TLO
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Sweden NaNiwa
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Ukraine DIMAGA
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Austria monchi
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Sweden SortOf
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Denmark BabyKnight
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Ukraine Bly

Format[edit]

The Top 5, which will represent Europe in the Season 1 Finals (f.l.t.r Stephano, Mvp, DIMAGA, TLO and ForGG)

All Group Stage #1 matches will be played online, the round of 16 and onwards will be played offline at the ESL TV studios in Cologne, Germany. Travel and hotel expenses will be provided for the players, as long as they're travelling from within Europe.[1]

  • 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 qualify for the Season 1 Finals.

Group Stage #1 (Ro32)[edit]

Group A[edit]

preview lrthread Recap Group A
April 23, 2013 - 18:00 CEST
1. Sweden Picon small.png SaSe 2-0 4-1
2. South Korea Ticon small.png ForGG 2-1 5-2
3.
Denmark Ticon small.png Bunny
1-2 2-5
4.
Russia Zicon small.png sLivko
0-2 1-4

Group B[edit]

preview lrthread Recap Group B
April 24, 2013 - 18:00 CEST
1. Spain Ticon small.png LucifroN 2-0 4-0
2. Russia Ticon small.png Happy 2-1 4-4
3.
Ukraine Zicon small.png Bly
1-2 3-5
4.
Germany Picon small.png HasuObs
0-2 2-4

Group C[edit]

preview lrthread Recap Group C
April 30, 2013 - 18:00 CEST
1. Ukraine Ticon small.png Strelok 2-0 4-0
2. Sweden Ticon small.png ThorZaIN 2-1 4-4
3.
Russia Picon small.png TitaN
1-2 4-5
4.
Netherlands Zicon small.png Ret
0-2 1-4

Group D[edit]

preview lrthread Interview Group D
May 1, 2013 - 18:00 CEST
1. Ukraine Zicon small.png DIMAGA 2-0 4-0
2. South Korea Ticon small.png Mvp 2-1 4-3
3.
Germany Picon small.png Socke
1-2 3-4
4.
Russia Picon small.png Siw
0-2 0-4

Group E[edit]

preview lrthread Group E
May 2, 2013 - 18:00 CEST
1. Germany Zicon small.png TLO 2-0 4-1
2. Sweden Picon small.png NaNiwa 2-1 4-2
3.
South Korea Ticon small.png Shuttle
1-2 2-5
4.
Ukraine Ticon small.png Kas
0-2 2-4

Group F[edit]

preview lrthread Group F
May 7, 2013 - 18:00 CEST
1. Spain Zicon small.png VortiX 2-0 4-1
2. Poland Zicon small.png Nerchio 2-1 5-3
3.
France Ticon small.png Dayshi
1-2 3-5
4.
Austria Picon small.png monchi
0-2 1-4

Group G[edit]

preview lrthread Group G
May 8, 2013 - 18:00 CEST
1. Denmark Picon small.png BabyKnight 2-0 4-1
2. France Zicon small.png Stephano 2-1 4-2
3.
Netherlands Picon small.png Grubby
1-2 3-4
4.
Germany Ticon small.png KrasS
0-2 0-4

Group H[edit]

preview lrthread Group H
May 9, 2013 - 18:00 CEST
1. Belgium Picon small.png Feast 2-0 4-2
2. South Korea Ticon small.png MMA 2-1 5-2
3. Poland Picon small.png MaNa
1-2 3-5
4.
Sweden Zicon small.png SortOf
0-2 1-4


Group Stage #2 (Ro16)[edit]

Group A[edit]

preview lrthread Vod1.pngVod2.pngVod3.pngVod4.pngVod5.pngRecap Group A
May 14, 2013 - 18:00 CEST
1. Germany Zicon small.png TLO 2-0 4-1
2. South Korea Ticon small.png ForGG 2-1 5-3
3. Ukraine Ticon small.png Strelok
1-2 2-4
4. South Korea Ticon small.png MMA
0-2 1-4

Group B[edit]

preview lrthread Recap Group B
May 15, 2013 - 18:00 CEST
1. Russia Ticon small.png Happy 2-0 4-0
2. Denmark Picon small.png BabyKnight 2-1 4-3
3. Spain Zicon small.png VortiX
1-2 3-4
4. Sweden Picon small.png NaNiwa
0-2 0-4

Group C[edit]

preview lrthread Interview Recap Group C
May 16, 2013 - 18:00 CEST
1. Spain Ticon small.png LucifroN 2-0 4-0
2. South Korea Ticon small.png Mvp 2-1 4-2
3. Sweden Picon small.png SaSe
1-2 2-4
4. Poland Zicon small.png Nerchio
0-2 0-4

Group D[edit]

preview lrthread Group D
May 17, 2013 - 18:00 CEST
1. France Zicon small.png Stephano 2-0 4-2
2. Ukraine Zicon small.png DIMAGA 2-1 5-4
3. Sweden Ticon small.png ThorZaIN
1-2 4-5
4. Belgium Picon small.png Feast
0-2 2-4


Playoffs[edit]

Quarterfinals (Bo5)
 Russia Happy
2
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Zicon small.png DIMAGA
 Ukraine DIMAGA
3
 Germany TLO
0
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May 25, 2013 - 14:45 CEST
 South Korea Mvp
3
 Spain LucifroN
2
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Ticon small.png ForGG
 South Korea ForGG
3
 France Stephano
3
Stephano Zicon small.png
Picon small.png BabyKnight
 Denmark BabyKnight
0
Semifinals (Bo5)
 Ukraine DIMAGA
0
DIMAGA Zicon small.png
Ticon small.png Mvp
 South Korea Mvp
3
 South Korea ForGG
1
ForGG Ticon small.png
Zicon small.png Stephano
 France Stephano
3
Finals (Bo7)
 South Korea Mvp
4
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Zicon small.png Stephano
 France Stephano
1

Placement Matches[edit]

5th place decider matches for Season 1 Finals seeds[2]

Placement Matches (Bo5)
 Russia Happy
1
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Zicon small.png TLO
 Germany TLO
3
 Spain LucifroN
3
LucifroN Ticon small.png
Picon small.png BabyKnight
 Denmark BabyKnight
0
Placement Finals (Bo5)
 Germany TLO
3
TLO Zicon small.png
Ticon small.png LucifroN
 Spain LucifroN
1

Distribution[edit]

  Protoss TerranZergRandom
Round of 32
11129
Round of 16
475
Quarterfinals
143
Semifinals
22
Finals
11
Champion
1
To World Championship Series Season 1 Finals
23
  Western Europe Eastern EuropeNorth AmericaLatin AmericaAsiaOceania
Round of 32
17114
Round of 16
943
Quarterfinals
422
Semifinals
112
Finals
11
Champion
1
  Western Europe Eastern EuropeNorth AmericaLatin AmericaAsiaOceania
Round of 32
Spain 2
Sweden 4
France 2
Germany 4
Netherlands 2
Belgium 1
Denmark 2
Poland 2
Russia 4
Austria 1
Ukraine 4
South Korea 4
Round of 16
Spain 2
Sweden 3
France 1
Germany 1
Belgium 1
Denmark 1
Poland 1
Russia 1
Ukraine 2
South Korea 3
Quarterfinals
Spain 1
France 1
Germany 1
Denmark 1
Russia 1
Ukraine 1
South Korea 2
Semifinals
France 1
Ukraine 1
South Korea 2
Finals
France 1
South Korea 1
Champion
South Korea 1

Gallery[edit]

FPVODs[edit]

See Also[edit]

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