2014 WCS Global Finals

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[e][h]2014 WCS Global Finals
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League Information
Server:
North America
Type:
Offline
Location:
USA Anaheim
Format:
Single-elimination Bracket
Prize pool:
$250,000
Start Date:
2014-11-01
End Date:
2014-11-08
Liquipedia Tier:
Links
Winners
South Korea Zicon small.png Life
South Korea Ticon small.png MMA
South Korea Picon small.png Classic
South Korea Ticon small.png TaeJa
Player Breakdown
Number of Players:
16
Picon small.png 6
Ticon small.png 6
Zicon small.png 4
Maps
Chronology

About[edit]

The 2014 WCS Global Finals is the final event of the 2014 StarCraft II World Championship Series. Sixteen players will compete, qualifying through earning WCS points throughout 2014 at each regional WCS season and a multitude of non-WCS events. Round of 16 is played on November 1st, 2014, at ESL’s studio at Burbank, CA.[1] Round of 8 and afterwards are played at Anaheim, California at Blizzcon 2014 on November 7-8th.

Casters, Hosts and Observers[edit]

Only at the Round of 16:[edit]

  • USA Florence "flo" Yao

Only at BlizzCon:[edit]

The StarCraft II stage and crowd during the final day

Format[edit]

  • Single-elimination Bracket.
  • All matches are Bo5 except Finals which is Bo7.
  • Seeding:
    • Global Finals seeding will pit players ranked 1st and 16th against each other, 2nd vs. 15th, and so on.
  • Tiebreakers:
    • Ties within the top 16 WCS players will be decided by cumulative points earned only in World Championship Series America, Europe, Korea events.
      • If a tie remains, it will be settled through points earned only in WCS Tier 1 events.
      • If the players in question are still tied, seeding will be decided by coin-toss.
    • Ties for the 16th spot will be decided by a Bo5 series at BlizzCon.

Map Pool[edit]

Players Information[edit]

Races and Teams[edit]

Protoss Protoss (6) Terran Terran (6) Zerg Zerg (4)
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South Korea Zest
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South Korea Polt
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South Korea HyuN
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South Korea MC
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South Korea TaeJa
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South Korea soO
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South Korea San
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South Korea Bomber
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South Korea Life
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South Korea StarDust
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South Korea MMA
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South Korea Jaedong
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South Korea herO
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South Korea jjakji
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South Korea Classic
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South Korea INnoVation

WCS Points and Standings[edit]

Final Standings
# ID Region Points
1 krSouth Korea tTicon small.png Bomber America 6550
2 krSouth Korea zZicon small.png HyuN America 6300
3 krSouth Korea pPicon small.png Zest Korea 5800
4 krSouth Korea tTicon small.png Polt America 5625
5 krSouth Korea pPicon small.png MC Europe 5500
6 krSouth Korea pPicon small.png San Europe 5375
7 krSouth Korea tTicon small.png TaeJa America 5100
8 krSouth Korea pPicon small.png StarDust Europe 4800
9 krSouth Korea tTicon small.png MMA Europe 4775
10 krSouth Korea zZicon small.png soO Korea 3650
11 krSouth Korea tTicon small.png jjakji Europe 3475
12 krSouth Korea pPicon small.png herO Korea 3475
13 krSouth Korea pPicon small.png Classic Korea 3325
14 krSouth Korea zZicon small.png Life Korea 3250
15 krSouth Korea tTicon small.png INnoVation Korea 3225
16 krSouth Korea zZicon small.png Jaedong America 3200

Results[edit]

Bracket[edit]

Round of 16
 South Korea Bomber
3
Bomber Ticon small.png
Zicon small.png Jaedong
 South Korea Jaedong
2
 South Korea StarDust
1
StarDust Picon small.png
Ticon small.png MMA
November 1, 2014 - 12:00 PDT
 South Korea MMA
3
 South Korea MC
2
MC Picon small.png
Picon small.png herO
 South Korea herO
3
 South Korea Polt
2
Polt Ticon small.png
Picon small.png Classic
 South Korea Classic
3
 South Korea San
3
San Picon small.png
Ticon small.png jjakji
November 1, 2014 - 17:30 PDT
 South Korea jjakji
0
 South Korea Zest
2
Zest Picon small.png
Zicon small.png Life
 South Korea Life
3
 South Korea soO
1
soO Zicon small.png
Ticon small.png TaeJa
November 1, 2014 - 20:30 PDT
 South Korea TaeJa
3
 South Korea HyuN
1
HyuN Zicon small.png
Ticon small.png INnoVation
November 1, 2014 - 22:00 PDT
 South Korea INnoVation
3
Quarterfinals
 South Korea Bomber
1
Bomber Ticon small.png
Ticon small.png MMA
November 7, 2014 - 12:30 PST
 South Korea MMA
3
 South Korea herO
2
herO Picon small.png
Picon small.png Classic
 South Korea Classic
3
 South Korea San
0
San Picon small.png
Zicon small.png Life
November 7, 2014 - 17:00 PST
 South Korea Life
3
 South Korea TaeJa
3
TaeJa Ticon small.png
Ticon small.png INnoVation
November 7, 2014 - 18:30 PST
 South Korea INnoVation
1
Semifinals
 South Korea MMA
3
MMA Ticon small.png
Picon small.png Classic
 South Korea Classic
1
 South Korea Life
3
Life Zicon small.png
Ticon small.png TaeJa
November 8, 2014 - 15:30 PST
 South Korea TaeJa
2
Finals
 South Korea MMA
1
MMA Ticon small.png
Zicon small.png Life
 South Korea Life
4

Prize Pool[edit]

$250,000 USD are divided among participants as follows:

Showmatches[edit]

A 4-team single-elimination bracket of 2-on-2 matches was announced with the players who lost in the first round of the Global Finals.[2] The matches were played in an early build of the upcoming expansion Legacy of the Void, playable for the first time at BlizzCon, using the new Archon Mode where two players control a single force.

Semifinals
South Korea MC
South Korea HyuN
1
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MC
HyuN
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StarDust
jjakji
November 7, 2014 - 22:00 PST
South Korea StarDust
South Korea jjakji
0
South Korea Zest
South Korea Jaedong
0
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Zest
Jaedong
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soO
Polt
November 7, 2014 - 22:30 PST
South Korea soO
South Korea Polt
1
Finals
South Korea MC
South Korea HyuN
3
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MC
HyuN
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soO
Polt
November 8, 2014 - 10:00 PST
South Korea soO
South Korea Polt
0

Distribution[edit]

  Protoss TerranZergRandom
Round of 16
664
Quarterfinals
341
Semifinals
121
Finals
11
Champion
1
  America EuropeKorea
Round of 16
556
Quarterfinals
224
Semifinals
112
Finals
11
Champion
1

Map Statistics[edit]

Terran vs. Zerg Zerg vs. Protoss Protoss vs. Terran Mirrors
Map # Σ Terran Zerg Terran % Σ Zerg Protoss Zerg % Σ Protoss Terran Protoss % Terran Zerg Protoss
CatallenaCatallena    8 2 1 1 50.0% 1 1 0 100.0% 2 1 1 50.0% 1 - 2
DeadwingDeadwing    5 2 0 2 0.0% - - - - 1 0 1 0.0% 1 - 1
Foxtrot LabsFoxtrot Labs    6 3 3 0 100.0% - - - - 2 1 1 50.0% 1 - -
The King Sejong StationThe King Sejong Station    12 4 0 4 0.0% 1 1 0 100.0% 4 4 0 100.0% 1 - 2
Merry Go RoundMerry Go Round    12 5 2 3 40.0% 2 1 1 50.0% 2 1 1 50.0% 1 - 2
NimbusNimbus    10 3 3 0 100.0% 2 1 1 50.0% 3 1 2 33.3% 1 - 1
OvergrowthOvergrowth    12 4 3 1 75.0% 2 2 0 100.0% 2 0 2 0.0% 2 - 2
Total Sum (Σ) 65 23 12 11 52.2% 8 6 2 75.0% 16 8 8 50.0% 8 0 10

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References[edit]

  1. Blizzard Entertainment (September 12, 2014). "World Championship Opening Weekend - October 31 to November 2". Us.battle.net. Retrieved September 12, 2014.
  2. @StarCraft (November 6, 2014). "A StarCraft II showdown like you've NEVER seen before". Twitter.com. Retrieved November 7, 2014.