2013 WCS Season 2

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2013 WCS Season 2
League Information
Organizer: Electronic Sports League
Blizzard Entertainment
Game Version: Heart of the Swarm Patch 2.0.10
Server: Europe
Event Type: Offline
Location: Germany Germany
Format: Group play
Single-elimination
Start Date: 2013-08-23
End Date: 2013-08-25
Links: TLPD
Website
Winners
Gold.png South Korea Ticon small.png Bomber
Silver.png South Korea Zicon small.png Jaedong
SF.png South Korea Picon small.png First
SF.png South Korea Ticon small.png TaeJa
Player Breakdown
Number of Players: 16
Picon small.png 7   Ticon small.png 7   Zicon small.png 2   
Maps
Akilon Wastes • Bel'Shir Vestige SE • Derelict Watcher • Neo Planet S • Newkirk Precinct TE • Star Station • Whirlwind
Chronology
 LeftArrow.png 2013 WCS Season 12013 WCS Season 3 RightArrow.png 


Informations[edit]

The 2013 WCS Season 2 is the final event of the second season of the 2013 StarCraft II World Championship Series, and will be held at the Koelnmesse (Cologne Trade Fair/Cologne Exhibition Centre) in Cologne, Germany, during Gamescom from August 23rd to 25th. 16 players will compete, qualifying through the 3 regional events: top 5 players of WCS America, top 6 players of WCS Europe as the hosting region, and top 5 players of WCS Korea.

ESL broadcasts the event, which will be casted by ToD, Kaelaris, Artosis, Apollo and RotterdaM and hosted by ReDeYe and Chobra.[1] Matches are observed by FunKa.

Map Pool[edit]

Format[edit]

  • Round of 16:
    • Four groups consisting of four players each, groups are played in a dual tournament format where all matches are Bo3.
    • 1st and 2nd places will advance to Quarter Finals.
  • Quarter Finals, Semi Finals and Final:
    • Single-elimination tournament for the 2013 WCS Season 2 Finals. Quarterfinals and Semifinals are Bo5 and the Final is Bo7.

Prize Pool[edit]

$150,000 USD and 17,000 WCS Points are divided among participants as follows:

Place Prize (USD) WCS Points ID Team
Gold.png 1st $40,000 +3,000 South Korea Ticon small.png Bomber Startalelogo std.png StarTale
Silver.png 2nd $20,000 +2,000 South Korea Zicon small.png Jaedong Eglogo std.png Evil Geniuses
SF.png 3rd/4th $10,000 +1,500 South Korea Picon small.png First IMlogo std.png Incredible Miracle
$10,000 +1,500 South Korea Ticon small.png TaeJa Liquidlogo std.png Team Liquid

Participants[edit]

Protoss Protoss (7) Terran Terran (7) Zerg Zerg (2)
WCS America (5)
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South Korea TaeJa
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South Korea Jaedong
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South Korea Polt
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Canada Scarlett
Eglogo std.png
South Korea aLive *
WCS Europe (6)
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South Korea MC
Acerlogo std.png
South Korea MMA
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South Korea duckdeok
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Netherlands Grubby
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Finland Welmu
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Sweden NaNiwa
WCS Korea OSL (5)
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South Korea Rain
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South Korea Maru
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South Korea First
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South Korea INnoVation
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South Korea Bomber

* Jim could not attend due to visa issue, and was replaced by aLive. [2],[3]

Results[edit]

Group Stage[edit]

Group A[edit]

Group A preview lrthread Vod1.pngVod2.pngVod3.pngVod4.pngVod5.png
1. South Korea Zicon small.png Jaedong 2-0 4-1
2. South Korea Picon small.png Rain 2-1 4-3
3. South Korea Picon small.png MC 1-2 3-5
4. Finland Picon small.png Welmu 0-2 2-4

Group B[edit]

Group B preview lrthread Vod1.pngVod2.pngVod3.pngVod4.pngVod5.png
1. South Korea Ticon small.png Bomber 2-0 4-0
2. South Korea Picon small.png First 2-1 4-2
3. South Korea Ticon small.png Polt 1-2 2-4
4. Netherlands Picon small.png Grubby 0-2 0-4

Group C[edit]

Group C preview lrthread Vod1.pngVod2.pngVod3.pngVod4.pngVod5.png
1. South Korea Ticon small.png TaeJa 2-0 4-1
2. Sweden Picon small.png NaNiwa 2-1 4-2
3. South Korea Picon small.png duckdeok 1-2 2-4
4. South Korea Ticon small.png INnoVation 0-2 1-4

Group D[edit]

Group D preview lrthread Vod1.pngVod2.pngVod3.pngVod4.pngVod5.png
1. South Korea Ticon small.png aLive 2-0 4-0
2. Canada Zicon small.png Scarlett 2-1 4-2
3. South Korea Ticon small.png Maru 1-2 2-4
4. South Korea Ticon small.png MMA 0-2 0-4

Playoffs[edit]

Quarterfinals (Bo5)
 South Korea aLive
2
aLive Ticon small.png
Picon small.png First
August 24, 2013 14:00 CEST
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 South Korea First
3
 South Korea Jaedong
3
Jaedong Zicon small.png
Picon small.png NaNiwa
August 24, 2013 15:30 CEST
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 Sweden NaNiwa
1
 South Korea TaeJa
3
TaeJa Ticon small.png
Picon small.png Rain
August 24, 2013 17:00 CEST
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 South Korea Rain
0
 South Korea Bomber
3
Bomber Ticon small.png
Zicon small.png Scarlett
August 24, 2013 18:30 CEST
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 Canada Scarlett
2
Semifinals (Bo5)
 South Korea First
0
First Picon small.png
Zicon small.png Jaedong
August 25, 2013 12:00 CEST
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 South Korea Jaedong
3
 South Korea TaeJa
2
TaeJa Ticon small.png
Ticon small.png Bomber
August 25, 2013 13:45 CEST
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 South Korea Bomber
3
Finals (Bo7)
 South Korea Jaedong
0
Jaedong Zicon small.png
Ticon small.png Bomber
August 25, 2013 15:30 CEST
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 South Korea Bomber
4

Racial Distribution[edit]

  Protoss TerranZergRandom
Round of 16
772
Quarterfinals
332
Semifinals
121
Finals
11
Champion
1

View Games[edit]

Gallery[edit]

See Also[edit]

External Links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. Ammanas (August 14, 2013). "Caster/Host lineup for WCS Season 2 Grand Finals!". Teamliquid.net. Retrieved August 14, 2013.
  2. Waxangel (August 16, 2013). "Jim facing visa issues for Season II Finals?". Teamliquid.net. Retrieved August 19, 2013.
  3. Enders116 (August 19, 2013). "Jim unable to Attend Season 2 finals, visa issues". Teamliquid.net. Retrieved August 19, 2013.
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