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)
Argentina Capoch
Canada Drunkenboi
USA Goswser
New Zealand Tilea
USA State
Chile KiLLeR
USA hellokitty
Taiwan Sen
Qualified Players (8)
South Korea Arthur
South Korea Hack
South Korea HyuN
South Korea Sound
South Korea ByuL
South Korea Center
South Korea Heart
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)
South Korea HerO
Mexico MajOr
USA ViBE
China Top
USA Neeb
South Korea NesTea
South Korea HwangSin
South Korea Apocalypse
Australia mOOnGLaDe
USA puCK
China XY
Norway Snute
Canada HuK
USA theognis
USA Suppy
South Korea TheStC
from Round of 16 (8)
USA Minigun
South Korea Ryung
South Korea viOLet
South Korea Sage
United Kingdom DeMusliM
South Korea Revival
South Korea CranK
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
NesTea 
 Goswser
July 30, 2013 - 15:00 PDT
 USA Goswser
0
 China XY Premier League
-
XY 
 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
NesTea 
 Heart
August 12, 2013 - 15:00 PDT
 South Korea Heart
0
Round of 16
 South Korea viOLet Premier League
-
viOLet 
 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
Neeb 
 Drunkenboi
 Canada Drunkenboi
1
 USA puCK Premier League
2
puCK 
 HyuN
 South Korea HyuN
1
Round of 24
 USA Neeb
2
Neeb 
 puCK
August 12, 2013 - 16:20 PDT
 USA puCK
0
Round of 16
 United Kingdom DeMusliM Premier League
2
DeMusliM 
 Neeb
August 14, 2013 - 15:35 PDT
 USA Neeb
0

Bracket 3[edit]

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

Bracket 4[edit]

Round of 40
 USA ViBE Premier League
0
ViBE 
 Sen
July 30, 2013 - 15:00 PDT
 Taiwan Sen
2
 Canada HuK Premier League
2
HuK 
 Arthur
August 1, 2013 - 15:00 PDT
 South Korea Arthur
0
Round of 24
 Taiwan Sen
2
Sen 
 HuK
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
MajOr 
 ByuL
July 29, 2013 - 15:00 PDT
 South Korea ByuL
2
 Australia mOOnGLaDe Premier League
1
mOOnGLaDe 
 Tilea
 New Zealand Tilea
2
Round of 24
 South Korea ByuL
2
ByuL 
 Tilea
August 12, 2013 - 15:50 PDT
 New Zealand Tilea
0
Round of 16
 South Korea Ryung Premier League
0
Ryung 
 ByuL
August 14, 2013 - 15:00 PDT
 South Korea ByuL
2

Bracket 6[edit]

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

Bracket 7[edit]

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

Bracket 8[edit]

Round of 40
 South Korea HerO Premier League
2
HerO 
 SeleCT
August 1, 2013 - 15:00 PDT
 South Korea SeleCT
0
 South Korea TheStC Premier League
1
TheStC 
 State
 USA State
2
Round of 24
 South Korea HerO
2
HerO 
 State
August 13, 2013 - 16:45 PDT
 USA State
0
Round of 16
 South Korea Alicia Premier League
1
Alicia 
 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  CranK 2-0 4-0
2. USA  Goswser 2-1 4-3
3. New Zealand  Tilea 1-2 3-5
4. Argentina  Capoch 0-2 1-4

Group B[edit]

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

Group C[edit]

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

Group D[edit]

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

Group E[edit]

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

Group F[edit]

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

Group G[edit]

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

Group H[edit]

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

See Also[edit]

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