2014 WCS Global Finals

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[e][h]2014 WCS Global Finals
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 Zerg Life
South Korea Terran MMA
South Korea Protoss Classic
South Korea Terran TaeJa
Player Breakdown
Number of Players:
16
Protoss 6
Terran 6
Zerg 4
Maps
Chronology

About

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

Only at the Round of 16:

  • USA Florence "flo" Yao

Only at BlizzCon:

The StarCraft II stage and crowd during the final day

Format

  • 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

Players Information

Races and Teams

Protoss Protoss (6) Terran Terran (6) Zerg Zerg (4)
KT Rolster
South Korea Zest
CM Storm
South Korea Polt
Team ROCCAT
South Korea HyuN
Category:Free Agents
South Korea MC
Team Liquid
South Korea TaeJa
SK Telecom T1
South Korea soO
Yoe Flash Wolves
South Korea San
Red Bull
South Korea Bomber
StarTale
South Korea Life
MYinsanity
South Korea StarDust
Team Acer
South Korea MMA
Evil Geniuses
South Korea Jaedong
CJ Entus
South Korea herO
MYinsanity
South Korea jjakji
SK Telecom T1
South Korea Classic
SK Telecom T1
South Korea INnoVation

WCS Points and Standings

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

Results

Bracket

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

Prize Pool

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

Place $ USD Player Team
1st $100,000 South Korea Zerg Life StarTale StarTale
2nd $50,000 South Korea Terran MMA Team Acer Team Acer
3rd-4th $15,000 South Korea Protoss Classic SK Telecom T1 SK Telecom T1
South Korea Terran TaeJa Team Liquid Team Liquid
5th-8th $7,500 South Korea Terran Bomber Red Bull Red Bull
South Korea Protoss herO CJ Entus CJ Entus
South Korea Protoss San Yoe Flash Wolves yoe Flash Wolves
South Korea Terran INnoVation SK Telecom T1 SK Telecom T1
9th-16th $5,000 South Korea Zerg Jaedong Evil Geniuses Evil Geniuses
South Korea Protoss StarDust MYinsanity mYinsanity
South Korea Protoss MC ZZZZZCategory:Free Agents
South Korea Terran Polt CM Storm CM Storm
South Korea Terran jjakji MYinsanity mYinsanity
South Korea Protoss Zest KT Rolster KT Rolster
South Korea Zerg soO SK Telecom T1 SK Telecom T1
South Korea Zerg HyuN Team ROCCAT Team ROCCAT

Showmatches

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

Distribution

  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

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

  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.