2013 WCS Season 3 Korea GSL: Premier League

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Participants[edit]

Protoss Protoss (12) Terran Terran (11) Zerg Zerg (9)
2013 WCS Season 2 Korea OSL Premier League Quarterfinals (8)
South Korea Rain
South Korea Bomber
South Korea Soulkey
South Korea First
South Korea Maru
South Korea Symbol
South Korea INnoVation
South Korea SuperNova
2013 WCS Season 2 Korea OSL Challenger League Ro24 Winners (12)
South Korea JangBi [1]
South Korea GuMiho
South Korea TRUE
South Korea PartinG
South Korea Bbyong
South Korea Sleep
South Korea sOs
South Korea Dream
South Korea hyvaa
South Korea YongHwa
South Korea Reality
South Korea Flash
2013 WCS Season 3 Korea GSL Up & Down (12)
South Korea Super
South Korea KeeN
South Korea SonGDuri
South Korea herO
South Korea jjakji
South Korea soO
South Korea Pigbaby
South Korea DongRaeGu
South Korea Trap
South Korea KangHo
South Korea Dear
South Korea Swagger

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 48.
  • 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 32.
  • Group Stage #2 (Round of 16): Dual Tournament format.
  • Group Nominations.
  • 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 24.
  • Quarterfinals: Single-elimination playoffs.
    • All 8 players who make it to this round are seeded in next season's Premier League.
  • Quarterfinals: Best-of-five.
  • Semifinals: Best-of-five.
  • Finals: Best-of-seven.

Prize Pool[edit]

$100,000 USD (≈ ₩112,152,082 KRW) and 10,000 WCS Points are divided among participants. The top five players qualify for the Season 3 Finals.

* Currency conversion is based on the currency exchange rate (taken from xe.com) on April 18th, 2013. [$1 USD ≈ ₩1,122 KRW]

Group Stage #1 (Ro32)[edit]

Group A[edit]

preview lrthread Recap Group A
August 28, 2013 18:00 KST
1. South Korea  Soulkey 2-0 4-1
2. South Korea  PartinG 2-1 4-4
3. South Korea  Pigbaby
1-2 4-5
4. South Korea  Swagger
0-2 2-4

Group B[edit]

preview lrthread Recap Group B
August 29, 2013 18:00 KST
1. South Korea  Trap 2-0 4-2
2. South Korea  KeeN 2-1 5-4
3. South Korea  Reality
1-2 4-4
4. South Korea  Symbol
0-2 1-4

Group C[edit]

preview lrthread Recap Group C
August 30, 2013 18:00 KST
1. South Korea  sOs 2-0 2-0
2. South Korea  Dear 2-1 4-2
3. South Korea  SuperNova
1-2 0-4
4. South Korea  JangBi
[1]
0-0 0-0

Group D[edit]

preview lrthread Recap Group D
September 4, 2013 18:00 KST
1. South Korea  Maru 2-0 4-1
2. South Korea  Sleep 2-1 5-4
3. South Korea  Bbyong
1-2 3-4
4. South Korea  Dream
0-2 1-4

Group E[edit]

preview lrthread Interview Recap Group E
September 5, 2013 18:00 KST
1. South Korea  Flash 2-0 4-1
2. South Korea  jjakji 2-1 4-3
3. South Korea  First
1-2 3-5
4. South Korea  hyvaa
0-2 2-4

Group F[edit]

preview lrthread Interview Recap Group F
September 6, 2013 18:00 KST
1. South Korea  DongRaeGu 2-0 4-1
2. South Korea  INnoVation 2-1 5-2
3. South Korea  herO
1-2 2-4
4. South Korea  GuMiho
0-2 0-4

Group G[edit]

preview lrthread Recap Group G
September 11, 2013 18:00 KST
1. South Korea  Rain 2-0 4-1
2. South Korea  KangHo 2-1 5-3
3. South Korea  TRUE
1-2 3-5
4. South Korea  SonGDuri
0-2 1-4

Group H[edit]

preview lrthread Recap Group H
September 12, 2013 18:00 KST
1. South Korea  Super 2-0 4-1
2. South Korea  soO 2-1 4-3
3. South Korea  Bomber
1-2 3-5
4. South Korea  YongHwa
0-2 2-4

Group Stage #2 (Ro16)[edit]

Group A[edit]

preview lrthread Interview Recap Group A
September 23, 2013 18:00 KST
1. South Korea  Dear 2-0 4-1
2. South Korea  Soulkey 2-1 5-4
3. South Korea  Sleep
1-2 3-5
4. South Korea  DongRaeGu
0-2 2-4

Group B[edit]

preview lrthread Interview Recap Group B
September 25, 2013 18:00 KST
1. South Korea  Rain 2-0 4-1
2. South Korea  Trap 2-1 4-3
3. South Korea  sOs
1-2 3-4
4. South Korea  KeeN
0-2 1-4

Group C[edit]

preview lrthread Interview Recap Group C
September 27, 2013 18:00 KST
1. South Korea  jjakji 2-0 4-1
2. South Korea  soO 2-1 4-3
3. South Korea  INnoVation
1-2 3-4
4. South Korea  Super
0-2 1-4

Group D[edit]

preview lrthread Interview Recap Group D
September 29, 2013 14:00 KST
1. South Korea  PartinG 2-0 4-2
2. South Korea  Maru 2-1 5-4
3. South Korea  Flash
1-2 4-5
4. South Korea  KangHo
0-2 2-4

Playoffs[edit]

Quarterfinals (Bo5)
 South Korea Dear
3
Dear 
 Trap
 South Korea Trap
0
 South Korea jjakji
1
jjakji 
 Maru
 South Korea Maru
3
 South Korea Soulkey
3
Soulkey 
 Rain
 South Korea Rain
0
 South Korea soO
3
soO 
 PartinG
 South Korea PartinG
1
Semifinals (Bo5)
 South Korea Dear
3
Dear 
 Maru
 South Korea Maru
1
 South Korea Soulkey
0
Soulkey 
 soO
 South Korea soO
3
Finals (Bo7)
 South Korea Dear
4
 South Korea soO
2

Placement Matches[edit]

5th place decider matches

Semifinals (Bo3)
 South Korea Trap
2
Trap 
 PartinG
October 8, 2013 13:00 KST
 South Korea PartinG
1
 South Korea Rain
1
Rain 
 jjakji
October 8, 2013 14:00 KST
 South Korea jjakji
2
Finals (Bo5)
 South Korea Trap
3
Trap 
 jjakji
October 8, 2013 15:00 KST
 South Korea jjakji
1

Racial Distribution[edit]

  Protoss TerranZergRandom
Round of 32
12119
Round of 16
655
Quarterfinals
422
Semifinals
112
Finals
11
Champion
1
To World Championship Series Season 3 Finals
212

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Waxangel (August 29, 2013). "Jangbi retires". Teamliquid.net. Retrieved August 29, 2013.