2013 WCS Season 2 America: Challenger League

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Participants[edit]

Challenger Leaguehallenger League players (16)
Protoss Protoss (4) Terran Terran (6) Zerg Zerg (5) Random Random (1)
2013 WCS Season 1 America: Challenger League Group Stage (8)
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Argentina Capoch
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Canada Drunkenboi
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USA Goswser
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New Zealand Tilea
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USA State
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Chile KiLLeR
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USA hellokitty
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Taiwan Sen
Qualified Players (8)
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South Korea Arthur
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South Korea Hack
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South Korea HyuN
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South Korea Sound
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South Korea ByuL
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South Korea Center
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South Korea Heart
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South Korea SeleCT
Premier Leagueremier League players (24)
Protoss Protoss (9) Terran Terran (8) Zerg Zerg (7) Random Random (0)
from Round of 32 (16)
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South Korea HerO
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Mexico MajOr
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USA ViBE
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China Top
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USA Neeb
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South Korea NesTea
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South Korea HwangSin
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South Korea Apocalypse
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Australia mOOnGLaDe
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USA puCK
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China XY
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Norway Snute
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Canada HuK
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USA theognis
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USA Suppy
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South Korea TheStC
from Round of 16 (8)
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USA Minigun
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South Korea Ryung
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South Korea viOLet
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South Korea Sage
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United Kingdom DeMusliM
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South Korea Revival
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South Korea CranK
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South Korea Alicia

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
 South Korea NesTea Premier League
2
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Zicon small.png Goswser
July 30, 2013 - 15:00 PDT
 USA Goswser
0
 China XY Premier League
-
XY Ticon small.png
Ticon small.png Heart
July 31, 2013 - 15:00 PDT
XY was unable to play due to conflict schedule. Heart was given a walkover.
 South Korea Heart
W
Round of 24
 South Korea NesTea
2
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Ticon small.png Heart
August 12, 2013 - 15:00 PDT
 South Korea Heart
0
Round of 16
 South Korea viOLet Premier League
-
viOLet Zicon small.png
Zicon small.png NesTea
August 14, 2013
After many Visa issues, viOLet decided to forfeit
 South Korea NesTea
W

Bracket 2[edit]

Round of 40
 USA Neeb Premier League
2
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Ticon small.png Drunkenboi
 Canada Drunkenboi
1
 USA puCK Premier League
2
puCK Picon small.png
Zicon small.png HyuN
 South Korea HyuN
1
Round of 24
 USA Neeb
2
Neeb Ticon small.png
Picon small.png puCK
August 12, 2013 - 16:20 PDT
 USA puCK
0
Round of 16
 United Kingdom DeMusliM Premier League
2
DeMusliM Ticon small.png
Ticon small.png Neeb
August 14, 2013 - 15:35 PDT
 USA Neeb
0

Bracket 3[edit]

Round of 40
 China Top Premier League
2
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Picon small.png Capoch
July 31, 2013 - 15:00 PDT
 Argentina Capoch
0
 USA Suppy Premier League
0
Suppy Zicon small.png
Ticon small.png Hack
July 31, 2013 - 15:00 PDT
 South Korea Hack
2
Round of 24
 China Top
2
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Ticon small.png Hack
August 13, 2013 - 16:20 PDT
 South Korea Hack
0
Round of 16
 South Korea Sage Premier League
0
Sage Picon small.png
Picon small.png Top
August 15, 2013 - 16:00 PDT
 China Top
2

Bracket 4[edit]

Round of 40
 USA ViBE Premier League
0
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July 30, 2013 - 15:00 PDT
 Taiwan Sen
2
 Canada HuK Premier League
2
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August 1, 2013 - 15:00 PDT
 South Korea Arthur
0
Round of 24
 Taiwan Sen
2
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August 13, 2013 - 15:00 PDT
 Canada HuK
0
Round of 16
 South Korea CranK Premier League
0
 Taiwan Sen
2

Bracket 5[edit]

Round of 40
 Mexico MajOr Premier League
0
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Zicon small.png ByuL
July 29, 2013 - 15:00 PDT
 South Korea ByuL
2
 Australia mOOnGLaDe Premier League
1
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Zicon small.png Tilea
 New Zealand Tilea
2
Round of 24
 South Korea ByuL
2
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Zicon small.png Tilea
August 12, 2013 - 15:50 PDT
 New Zealand Tilea
0
Round of 16
 South Korea Ryung Premier League
0
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Zicon small.png ByuL
August 14, 2013 - 15:00 PDT
 South Korea ByuL
2

Bracket 6[edit]

Round of 40
 South Korea Apocalypse Premier League
2
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Ticon small.png Center
July 29, 2013 - 15:00 PDT
 South Korea Center
0
 Norway Snute Premier League
2
Snute Zicon small.png
Zicon small.png KiLLeR
August 1, 2013 - 15:00 PDT
 Chile KiLLeR
0
Round of 24
 South Korea Apocalypse
2
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Zicon small.png Snute
August 12, 2013 - 17:00 PDT
 Norway Snute
0
Round of 16
 USA Minigun Premier League
2
Minigun Picon small.png
Ticon small.png Apocalypse
August 14, 2013 - 16:20 PDT
 South Korea Apocalypse
1

Bracket 7[edit]

Round of 40
 South Korea HwangSin Premier League
W
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Ticon small.png Sound
July 29, 2013 - 15:00 PDT
Sound forfeited due to personal reasons[1]
 South Korea Sound
-
 USA theognis Premier League
0
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July 31, 2013 - 15:00 PDT
 USA hellokitty
2
Round of 24
 South Korea HwangSin
2
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Picon small.png hellokitty
August 13, 2013 - 15:50 PDT
 USA hellokitty
0
Round of 16
 South Korea Revival Premier League
2
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Picon small.png HwangSin
 South Korea HwangSin
0

Bracket 8[edit]

Round of 40
 South Korea HerO Premier League
2
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Ticon small.png SeleCT
August 1, 2013 - 15:00 PDT
 South Korea SeleCT
0
 South Korea TheStC Premier League
1
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Picon small.png State
 USA State
2
Round of 24
 South Korea HerO
2
HerO Picon small.png
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August 13, 2013 - 16:45 PDT
 USA State
0
Round of 16
 South Korea Alicia Premier League
1
Alicia Picon small.png
Picon small.png HerO
August 15, 2013 - 15:00 PDT
 South Korea HerO
2

Group Stage[edit]

Group A[edit]

lrthread Group A
August 26, 2013 15:30 PDT
1. South Korea Picon small.png CranK 2-0 4-0
2. USA Zicon small.png Goswser 2-1 4-3
3. New Zealand Ricon small.png Tilea 1-2 3-5
4. Argentina Picon small.png Capoch 0-2 1-4

Group B[edit]

lrthread Group B
August 27, 2013 15:00 PDT
1. South Korea Picon small.png Sage 2-0 4-1
2. USA Zicon small.png Suppy 2-1 5-4
3. Norway Zicon small.png Snute 1-2 4-4
4. China Ticon small.png XY 0-2 0-4

Group C[edit]

lrthread Group C
August 28, 2013 15:00 PDT
1. South Korea Ticon small.png Heart 2-0 4-1
2. Mexico Ticon small.png MajOr 2-1 2-3
3. South Korea Picon small.png Alicia 1-2 2-4
4. South Korea Ticon small.png Sound 0-2 0-0

Group D[edit]

lrthread Group D
August 29, 2013 15:00 PDT
1. South Korea Picon small.png HwangSin 2-0 2-1
2. USA Picon small.png puCK 2-1 5-3
3. Australia Zicon small.png mOOnGLaDe 1-2 1-4
4. USA Ticon small.png theognis 0-2 0-0

Group E[edit]

lrthread Group E
September 2, 2013 15:00 PDT
1. South Korea Picon small.png Arthur 2-0 2-0
2. South Korea Zicon small.png HyuN 2-1 2-3
3. USA Picon small.png State 1-2 3-4
4. South Korea Zicon small.png viOLet 0-2 0-0

Group F[edit]

lrthread Group F
September 3, 2013 15:30 PDT
1. USA Zicon small.png ViBE 2-0 4-2
2. USA Ticon small.png Neeb 2-1 5-3
3. Canada Ticon small.png Drunkenboi 1-2 3-5
4. USA Picon small.png hellokitty 0-2 2-4

Group G[edit]

lrthread Group G
September 4, 2013 15:00 PDT
1. South Korea Ticon small.png Apocalypse 2-0 4-1
2. South Korea Ticon small.png Hack 2-1 5-3
3. South Korea Ticon small.png SeleCT 1-2 2-5
4. South Korea Ticon small.png Center 0-2 2-4

Group H[edit]

lrthread Group H
September 5, 2013 15:00 PDT
1. Canada Picon small.png HuK 2-0 4-1
2. South Korea Ticon small.png TheStC 2-1 4-3
3. South Korea Ticon small.png Ryung 1-2 4-4
4. Chile Zicon small.png KiLLeR 0-2 0-4


FPVODs[edit]

Racial Distribution[edit]

  Protoss TerranZergRandom
Bracket Stage: Round of 40
912101
Bracket Stage: Round of 24
7441
Bracket Stage: Round of 16
745
Bracket Stage: To Premier League
314
Group Stage
101381
Group Stage Dropouts
242
Group Stage: To Challenger League
2321
Group Stage: To Premier League
664

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