2014 WCS Season 1 America Premier League

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Participants[edit]

Protoss Protoss (12) Terran Terran (11) Zerg Zerg (9)
2013 WCS Season 3 America: Premier League Quarterfinals (8)
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South Korea Oz
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South Korea Polt
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South Korea ByuL
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South Korea HerO
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South Korea TaeJa *
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South Korea Jaedong
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China MacSed
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South Korea Heart
2014 WCS Season 1 America: Challenger League (24)
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Canada HuK
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Mexico MajOr
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Canada Scarlett
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Canada desRow
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South Korea aLive
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South Korea HyuN
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China Top
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South Korea Bomber
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South Korea NesTea
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Taiwan Has
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South Korea SeleCT
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South Korea Revival
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South Korea Alicia
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South Korea TheStC
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Taiwan Sen
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South Korea Arthur
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USA Neeb
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China TooDming
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USA puCK
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USA Illusion
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China XiGua
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USA Minigun
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Canada MaSa
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South Korea CranK

* TaeJa replaces Hack. [1]

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 winner 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 and falls to the next season's 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 places second place in the group and advances to the Round of 16.
  • The loser places third in the group and falls to the next season's Challenger League.
  • Group Stage #2 (Round of 16): Dual Tournament format.
    Note: Location changed to Cologne from Santa Monica after ESL took over from NASL and play will run parallel to WCS Europe.
  • All 16 players who make it to this round are seeded in next season's Premier League.
  • Best-of-three.
  • The 4 players of each group in Round of 16 will face off similar to Round of 32.
  • Quarterfinals: Single-elimination playoffs.
  • Quarterfinals: Best-of-five.
  • Semifinals: Best-of-five.
  • Finals: Best-of-seven.

Prize Pool[edit]

$131,000 USD and 10,500 WCS Points are divided among participants as follows:

Group Stage #1 (Ro32)[edit]

Group A[edit]

preview lrthread Group A
February 18, 2014 15:00 PST
1. South Korea Picon small.png Alicia 2-0 4-0
2. South Korea Picon small.png Oz 2-1 4-3
3. South Korea Zicon small.png NesTea 1-2 3-5
4. Canada Picon small.png desRow 0-2 1-4

Group B[edit]

preview lrthread Group B
February 19, 2014 15:00 PST
1. South Korea Ticon small.png Heart 2-0 4-1
2. China Zicon small.png TooDming 2-1 5-2
3. Canada Zicon small.png Scarlett 1-2 2-5
4. Canada Ticon small.png MaSa 0-2 1-4

Group C[edit]

preview lrthread Group C
February 25, 2014 15:00 PST
1. South Korea Zicon small.png HyuN 2-0 4-2
2. South Korea Zicon small.png Revival 2-1 5-3
3. South Korea Zicon small.png ByuL 1-2 4-4
4. South Korea Ticon small.png TheStC 0-2 0-4

Group D[edit]

preview lrthread Group D
February 26, 2014 15:00 PST
1. South Korea Picon small.png Arthur 2-0 4-1
2. South Korea Ticon small.png Bomber 2-1 5-2
3. Taiwan Picon small.png Has 1-2 2-5
4. South Korea Zicon small.png Jaedong 0-2 1-4

Group E[edit]

preview lrthread Recap Group E
March 4, 2014 15:00 PST
1. Canada Picon small.png HuK 2-0 4-1
2. China Zicon small.png XiGua 2-1 4-3
3. South Korea Picon small.png HerO 1-2 4-5
4. China Picon small.png Top 0-2 1-4

Group F[edit]

preview lrthread Group F
March 5, 2014 15:00 PST
1. South Korea Picon small.png CranK 2-0 4-0
2. South Korea Ticon small.png TaeJa 2-1 4-2
3. Mexico Ticon small.png MajOr 1-2 2-4
4. South Korea Ticon small.png aLive 0-2 0-4

Group G[edit]

preview lrthread Recap Group G
March 11, 2014 15:00 PDT
1. South Korea Ticon small.png Polt 2-0 4-1
2. USA Ticon small.png Neeb 2-1 5-3
3. USA Ticon small.png Illusion 1-2 2-4
4. USA Picon small.png Minigun 0-2 1-4

Group H[edit]

preview lrthread Group H
March 12, 2014 15:00 PDT
1. China Picon small.png MacSed 2-0 4-1
2. USA Picon small.png puCK 2-1 5-2
3. Taiwan Zicon small.png Sen 1-2 2-5
4. South Korea Ticon small.png SeleCT 0-2 1-4

Group Stage #2 (Ro16)[edit]

Group A[edit]

preview lrthread Group A
April 5, 2014 08:00 PDT
1. South Korea Picon small.png Oz 2-0 4-1
2. South Korea Zicon small.png HyuN 2-1 5-2
3. USA Picon small.png puCK 1-2 3-5
4. South Korea Ticon small.png Heart 0-2 0-4

Group B[edit]

preview lrthread Group B
April 5, 2014 13:00 PDT
1. South Korea Picon small.png Alicia 2-0 4-1
2. South Korea Zicon small.png Revival 2-1 5-3
3. USA Ticon small.png Neeb 1-2 3-4
4. Canada Picon small.png HuK 0-2 0-4

Group C[edit]

preview lrthread Group C
April 6, 2014 08:00 PDT
1. South Korea Ticon small.png TaeJa 2-0 4-0
2. South Korea Picon small.png Arthur 2-1 4-4
3. China Zicon small.png TooDming 1-2 4-4
4. China Picon small.png MacSed 0-2 0-4

Group D[edit]

preview lrthread Group D
April 6, 2014 13:00 PDT
1. South Korea Ticon small.png Polt 2-0 4-0
2. South Korea Ticon small.png Bomber 2-1 4-3
3. South Korea Picon small.png CranK 1-2 3-5
4. China Zicon small.png XiGua 0-2 1-4

Playoffs[edit]


Quarterfinals (Bo5)
 South Korea Alicia
3
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April 10, 2014 23:00 CEST
 South Korea Bomber
2
 South Korea TaeJa
2
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Zicon small.png HyuN
 South Korea HyuN
3
 South Korea Polt
1
Polt Ticon small.png
Zicon small.png Revival
 South Korea Revival
3
 South Korea Oz
3
Oz Picon small.png
Picon small.png Arthur
April 12, 2014 00:15 CEST
 
 
Frost
 South Korea Arthur
0
Semifinals (Bo5)
 South Korea Alicia
0
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Zicon small.png HyuN
 South Korea HyuN
3
 South Korea Revival
2
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Picon small.png Oz
 South Korea Oz
3
Finals (Bo7)
 South Korea HyuN
4
 South Korea Oz
2

Showmatch[edit]

Team America
Team Europe
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TaeJa Ticon small.png South Korea
Revival Zicon small.png South Korea
Shattered Terrace United Kingdom Zicon small.png Apollo
South Korea Picon small.png San
Finland Picon small.png Welmu
RotterdaM Ticon small.png Netherlands
TaeJa Ticon small.png South Korea
Revival Zicon small.png South Korea
MMA Ticon small.png South Korea
Shattered Terrace South Korea Ticon small.png MC
South Korea Picon small.png San
Finland Picon small.png Welmu
RotterdaM Picon small.png Netherlands
TaeJa Random (Only Drew Protoss) South Korea
Revival Zicon small.png South Korea
Polt Picon small.png South Korea
StarDust Picon small.png South Korea
Fossil Quarry South Korea Zicon small.png MC
South Korea Picon small.png San
South Korea Picon small.png MMA
United Kingdom Picon small.png ReDeYe

Distribution[edit]

  Protoss TerranZergRandom
Round of 32
12119
Round of 16
754
Quarterfinals
332
Semifinals
22
Finals
11
Champion
1
  Americas South KoreaEastern AsiaSEA / OceaniaOther
Round of 32
9176
Round of 16
3103
Quarterfinals
8
Semifinals
4
Finals
2
Champion
1
  Americas South KoreaEastern AsiaSEA / OceaniaOther
Round of 32
Canada 4
Mexico 1
USA 4
South Korea 17
China 4
Taiwan 2
Round of 16
Canada 1
USA 2
South Korea 10
China 3
Quarterfinals
South Korea 8
Semifinals
South Korea 4
Finals
South Korea 2
Champion
South Korea 1

VODs[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. "TaeJa was promoted to Premier League, replacing Hack.". NASL.tv. 2014-01-15. Retrieved 2014-01-15.