2013 WCS Season 2 Europe: Challenger League

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Participants[edit]

Challenger Leaguehallenger League players (16)
Protoss Protoss (7) Terran Terran (4) Zerg Zerg (5)
2013 WCS Season 1 Europe: Challenger League Group Stage (8)
Sweden SaSe
Russia Noname
France FireCake
Russia Siw *
Ukraine Strelok
Poland Nerchio
Ukraine Kas
Germany KrasS
Qualified Players (8)
South Korea StarDust
Slovenia Starbuck
United Kingdom BlinG
Spain AlaStOr
South Korea San
Norway TargA
South Korea Genius
Germany ShoWTimE
Premier Leagueremier League players (24)
Protoss Protoss (6) Terran Terran (9) Zerg Zerg (9)
from Round of 32 (16)
Finland elfi
Serbia Beastyqt
Russia sLivko
South Korea TAiLS
South Korea Shuttle
Germany TLO
Denmark BabyKnight
France Dayshi
Ukraine DIMAGA
France ToD
Sweden ThorZaIN
Ukraine Bly
Denmark Bunny
Poland Uzer
South Korea ForGG
Sweden SortOf
from Round of 16 (8)
Poland MaNa
South Korea Mvp
Netherlands Ret
Russia TitaN
Spain LucifroN
France Stephano *
Russia Happy
Poland Tefel

* Stephano & Siw retired from the competitive scene, so they didn't play their Challenger League matches [1][2].

Format[edit]

  • Bracket Stage: 40 player Single-elimination bracket.
  • The Challenger League will consist 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 TAiLS Premier League
2
TAiLS 
 SaSe
August 12, 2013 - 19:00 CEST
 Sweden SaSe
1
 Poland uzer Premier League
1
uzer 
 Starbuck
August 12, 2013 - 18:00 CEST
 Slovenia Starbuck
2
Round of 24
 South Korea TAiLS
0
TAiLS 
 Starbuck
August 13, 2013 - 18:00 CEST
 Slovenia Starbuck
2
Round of 16
 Netherlands Ret Premier League
1
Ret 
 Starbuck
August 14, 2013 - 18:00 CEST
 Slovenia Starbuck
2

Bracket 2[edit]

Round of 40
 Germany TLO Premier League
2
TLO 
 AlaStOr
August 12, 2013 - 20:00 CEST
 Spain AlaStOr
0
 France Dayshi Premier League
2
Dayshi 
 Noname
August 12, 2013 - 20:00 CEST
 Russia Noname
1
Round of 24
 Germany TLO
0
TLO 
 Dayshi
August 13, 2013 - 19:00 CEST
 France Dayshi
2
Round of 16
 Russia Happy Premier League
2
Happy 
 Dayshi
August 14, 2013 - 20:00 CEST
 France Dayshi
0

Bracket 3[edit]

Round of 40
 Denmark Bunny Premier League
2
Bunny 
 Strelok
August 12, 2013 - 19:00 CEST
 Ukraine Strelok
0
 Finland elfi Premier League
0
elfi 
 StarDust
August 12, 2013 - 21:00 CEST
 South Korea StarDust
2
Round of 24
 Denmark Bunny
0
Bunny 
 StarDust
August 13, 2013 - 21:00 CEST
 South Korea StarDust
2
Round of 16
 Poland MaNa Premier League
0
MaNa 
 StarDust
August 14, 2013 - 20:00 CEST
 South Korea StarDust
2

Bracket 4[edit]

Round of 40
 Denmark BabyKnight Premier League
2
BabyKnight 
 ShoWTimE
August 12, 2013 - 19:00 CEST
 Germany ShoWTimE
0
 South Korea Shuttle Premier League
2
Shuttle 
 FireCake
August 12, 2013 - 19:00 CEST
 France FireCake
0
Round of 24
 Denmark BabyKnight
2
BabyKnight 
 Shuttle
August 13, 2013 - 18:00 CEST
 South Korea Shuttle
0
Round of 16
 Spain LucifroN Premier League
1
LucifroN 
 BabyKnight
August 14, 2013 - 22:00 CEST
 Denmark BabyKnight
2

Bracket 5[edit]

Round of 40
 Ukraine Bly Premier League
1
Bly 
 KrasS
August 12, 2013 - 18:00 CEST
 Germany KrasS
2
 Sweden SortOf Premier League
1
SortOf 
 San
August 12, 2013 - 20:00 CEST
 South Korea San
2
Round of 24
 Germany KrasS
0
KrasS 
 San
August 13, 2013 - 18:00 CEST
 South Korea San
2
Round of 16
 Russia TitaN Premier League
2
TitaN 
 San
August 14, 2013 - 18:00 CEST
 South Korea San
1

Bracket 6[edit]

Round of 40
 Russia sLivko Premier League
2
sLivko 
 Genius
August 12, 2013 - 18:00 CEST
 South Korea Genius
1
 Sweden ThorZaIN Premier League
0
ThorZaIN 
 Nerchio
August 12, 2013 - 20:00 CEST
 Poland Nerchio
2
Round of 24
 Russia sLivko
2
sLivko 
 Nerchio
August 13, 2013 - 19:00 CEST
 Poland Nerchio
1
Round of 16
 France Stephano Premier League
-
Stephano 
 sLivko
Stephano retired from the competitive scene, so he didn't play his Challenger League matches and sLivko was given a walkover[1].
 Russia sLivko
W

Bracket 7[edit]

Round of 40
 Serbia Beastyqt Premier League
W
Beastyqt 
 Siw
Siw retired from the competitive scene, so he didn't play his Challenger League matches and Beastyqt was given a walkover[2].
 Russia Siw
-
 Ukraine DIMAGA Premier League
2
DIMAGA 
 BlinG
August 12, 2013 - 22:00 CEST
 United Kingdom BlinG
1
Round of 24
 Serbia Beastyqt
0
Beastyqt 
 DIMAGA
August 13, 2013 - 20:00 CEST
 Ukraine DIMAGA
2
Round of 16
 South Korea Mvp Premier League
2
Mvp 
 DIMAGA
August 14, 2013 - 19:00 CEST
 Ukraine DIMAGA
1

Bracket 8[edit]

Round of 40
 South Korea ForGG Premier League
1
ForGG 
 TargA
August 12, 2013 - 18:00 CEST
 Norway TargA
2
 France ToD Premier League
2
ToD 
 Kas
August 12, 2013 - 21:00 CEST
 Ukraine Kas
1
Round of 24
 Norway TargA
1
TargA 
 ToD
August 13, 2013 - 20:00 CEST
 France ToD
2
Round of 16
 Poland Tefel Premier League
0
Tefel 
 ToD
August 14, 2013 - 21:00 CEST
 France ToD
2

Group Stage[edit]

Group A[edit]

Group A
August 15, 2013 18:00 CEST
1. Germany  ShoWTimE 2-0 4-2
2. Norway  TargA 2-1 5-4
3. South Korea  San 1-2 4-5
4. Ukraine  Bly 0-2 2-4

Group B[edit]

Group B
August 15, 2013 18:00 CEST
1. Poland  Nerchio 2-0 4-1
2. Russia  Noname 2-1 2-2
3. Sweden  SortOf 1-2 1-4
4. France  Stephano [1] 0-2 0-0

Group C[edit]

Group C
August 16, 2013 18:00 CEST
1. Ukraine  Kas 2-0 4-1
2. South Korea  TAiLS 2-1 5-4
3. France  Dayshi 1-2 3-5
4. Finland  elfi 0-2 2-4

Group D[edit]

Group D
August 16, 2013 18:00 CEST
1. Sweden  SaSe 2-0 4-2
2. South Korea  Shuttle 2-1 3-3
3. Ukraine  DIMAGA 1-2 2-4
4. Russia  Siw [2] 0-2 0-0

Group E[edit]

Group E
August 17, 2013 13:00 CEST
1. Spain  LucifroN 2-0 4-1
2. Germany  TLO 2-1 5-2
3. Poland  uzer 1-2 2-5
4. Ukraine  Strelok 0-2 1-4

Group F[edit]

Group F
August 17, 2013 18:00 CEST
1. Sweden  ThorZaIN 2-0 4-2
2. United Kingdom  BlinG 2-1 5-3
3. Denmark  Bunny 1-2 4-5
4. Netherlands  Ret 0-2 1-4

Group G[edit]

Group G
August 18, 2013 13:00 CEST
1. South Korea  ForGG 2-0 4-1
2. France  FireCake 2-1 5-3
3. Poland  MaNa 1-2 3-5
4. Serbia  Beastyqt 0-2 1-4

Group H[edit]

Group H
August 18, 2013 18:00 CEST
1. Germany  KrasS 2-0 4-2
2. South Korea  Genius 2-1 5-2
3. Poland  Tefel 1-2 3-5
4. Spain  AlaStOr 0-2 1-4


Racial Distribution[edit]

  Protoss TerranZergRandom
Bracket Stage: Round of 40
111011
Bracket Stage: Round of 24
556
Bracket Stage: Round of 16
646
Bracket Stage: To Premier League
422
Group Stage
91112
Group Stage Dropouts
224
Group Stage: To Challenger League
224
Group Stage: To Premier League
574

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