2013 WCS Season 3 America: Premier League

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Participants[edit]

Protoss Protoss (12) Terran Terran (10) Zerg Zerg (10)
2013 WCS Season 2 America: Premier League Quarterfinals (8)
South Korea Oz
South Korea aLive
South Korea Jaedong
China Jim
South Korea TaeJa
Canada Scarlett
China MacSed
South Korea Polt
2013 WCS Season 2 America: Challenger League Bracket Stage (8)
USA Minigun
United Kingdom DeMusliM
South Korea NesTea
South Korea HerO
South Korea ByuL
China Top
Taiwan Sen
South Korea Revival
2013 WCS Season 2 America: Challenger League Group Stage (16)
South Korea CranK
South Korea Heart
USA Goswser
South Korea Sage
Mexico MajOr
USA Suppy
South Korea HwangSin
USA Neeb
South Korea HyuN
USA puCK
South Korea Apocalypse
USA ViBE
South Korea Arthur
South Korea Hack
Canada HuK
South Korea TheStC

Format[edit]

  • 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 six players qualify for the Season 3 Finals.

Group Stage #1 (Ro32)[edit]

Group A[edit]

preview lrthread Group A
September 24, 2013 - 15:00 PDT
1. South Korea  HyuN 2-0 2-1
2. South Korea  Polt 2-1 4-2
3. South Korea  Sage
1-2 4-4
4. South Korea  Revival
0-2 1-4

Group B[edit]

preview lrthread Recap Group B
September 18, 2013 - 15:00 PDT
1. South Korea  Jaedong 2-0 4-0
2. South Korea  NesTea 2-1 5-2
3. USA  ViBE
1-2 2-5
4. South Korea  TheStC
0-2 0-4

Group C[edit]

lrthread Group C
September 25, 2013 - 15:00 PDT
1. Taiwan  Sen 2-0 4-1
2. China  MacSed 2-1 5-4
3. USA  Goswser
1-2 4-5
4. South Korea  HwangSin
0-2 1-4

Group D[edit]

preview lrthread Recap Group D
September 16, 2013 - 15:00 PDT
1. South Korea  ByuL 2-0 4-1
2. South Korea  Hack 2-1 5-2
3. South Korea  Arthur
1-2 2-5
4. South Korea  aLive
0-2 1-4

Group E[edit]

preview lrthread Recap Group E
September 30, 2013 - 15:00 PDT
1. Canada  HuK 2-0 4-2
2. South Korea  TaeJa 2-1 5-2
3. Mexico  MajOr
1-2 3-5
4. China  Top
0-2 1-4

Group F[edit]

preview lrthread Recap Group F
September 17, 2013 - 15:00 PDT
1. South Korea  Oz 2-0 4-1
2. South Korea  Apocalypse 2-1 5-4
3. USA  Suppy
1-2 3-4
4. United Kingdom  DeMusliM
0-2 1-4

Group G[edit]

preview lrthread Recap Group G
September 23, 2013 - 15:00 PDT
1. South Korea  HerO 2-0 4-1
2. South Korea  Heart 2-1 5-4
3. China  Jim
1-2 3-4
4. USA  Neeb
0-2 1-4

Group H[edit]

preview lrthread Recap Group H
October 01, 2013 - 15:00 PDT
1. Canada  Scarlett 2-0 4-1
2. South Korea  CranK 2-1 4-4
3. USA  puCK
1-2 4-5
4. USA  Minigun
0-2 2-4

Group Stage #2 (Ro16)[edit]

Group A[edit]

lrthread Recap Group A
October 14, 2013 15:00 PDT
1. South Korea  Jaedong 2-0 4-1
2. South Korea  Heart 2-1 4-3
3. South Korea  TaeJa
1-2 3-5
4. Taiwan  Sen
0-2 2-4

Group B[edit]

preview lrthread Recap Group B
October 15, 2013 15:00 PDT
1. China  MacSed 2-0 4-1
2. South Korea  Oz 2-1 5-3
3. Canada  Scarlett
1-2 2-4
4. South Korea  NesTea
0-2 1-4

Group C[edit]

preview lrthread Recap Group C
October 16, 2013 15:00 PDT
1. South Korea  HerO 2-0 4-1
2. South Korea  Hack 2-1 5-4
3. South Korea  HyuN
1-2 3-5
4. South Korea  CranK
0-2 2-4

Group D[edit]

preview lrthread Recap Group D
October 17, 2013 15:00 PDT
1. South Korea  Polt 2-0 4-1
2. South Korea  ByuL 2-1 5-3
3. South Korea  Apocalypse
1-2 2-5
4. Canada  HuK
0-2 2-4

Playoffs[edit]

Quarterfinals (Bo5)
 South Korea Jaedong
3
Jaedong 
 Hack
 South Korea Hack
2
 China MacSed
1
MacSed 
 ByuL
 South Korea ByuL
3
 South Korea Polt
3
Polt 
 Heart
October 19, 2013 17:00 PDT
 South Korea Heart
0
 South Korea Oz
3
Oz 
 HerO
October 19, 2013 18:10 PDT
 South Korea HerO
0
Semifinals (Bo5)
 South Korea Jaedong
2
Jaedong 
 ByuL
October 20, 2013 16:00 PDT
 South Korea ByuL
3
 South Korea Polt
3
Polt 
 Oz
 South Korea Oz
2
Finals (Bo7)
 South Korea ByuL
1
ByuL 
 Polt
 South Korea Polt
4

Placement Matches[edit]

5th/6th place decider matches

Placement Matches (Bo5)
 South Korea Hack
3
Hack 
 MacSed
October 20, 2013 13:00 PDT
 China MacSed
1
 South Korea Heart
1
Heart 
 HerO
October 20, 2013 14:30 PDT
 South Korea HerO
3
Placement Matches
 South Korea Hack
Q
 South Korea HerO
Q

Distribution[edit]

  Protoss TerranZergRandom
Round of 32
121010
Round of 16
556
Quarterfinals
332
Semifinals
112
Finals
11
Champion
1
To World Championship Series Season 3 Finals
222
  Western Europe Eastern EuropeNorth AmericaLatin AmericaAsiaOceania
Round of 32
18122
Round of 16
214
Quarterfinals
8
Semifinals
4
Finals
2
Champion
1
  Western Europe Eastern EuropeNorth AmericaLatin AmericaAsiaOceania
Round of 32
United Kingdom 1
USA 6
Canada 2
Mexico 1
Taiwan 1
China 3
South Korea 18
Round of 16
USA 1
Canada 1
Taiwan 1
China 1
South Korea 12
Quarterfinals
China 1
South Korea 7
Semifinals
South Korea 4
Finals
South Korea 2
Champion
South Korea 1

See Also[edit]

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