2014 WCS Season 3 America Premier League

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Participants[edit]

Protoss Protoss (12) Terran Terran (8) Zerg Zerg (12)
2014 WCS Season 2 America: Premier League Ro16 (16)
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South Korea Pigbaby
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South Korea Bomber
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South Korea Revival
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South Korea Oz
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South Korea TaeJa
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South Korea NesTea
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South Korea Alicia
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South Korea Heart
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South Korea viOLet
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South Korea Arthur
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South Korea Polt
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South Korea Check
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Mexico MajOr
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South Korea HyuN
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China TooDming
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China XiGua
2014 WCS Season 3 America: Challenger League (16)
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Canada HuK
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USA Neeb
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Canada hendralisk
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China Shana
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Australia iaguz
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USA Guitarcheese
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China MacSed
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USA Illusion
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Taiwan Slam
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USA Arium
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South Korea Jaedong
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South Korea Seed
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Canada Scarlett
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China Jim
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South Korea HerO
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USA puCK

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.
  • All 16 players who make it to this round are seeded in next season's Premier League.
  • For WCS 2015 Blizzard will be resetting all Premier and Challenger Slots.[1]
  • 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]

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July 29, 2014 15:00 PDT
1. South Korea Zicon small.png HyuN 2-0 4-0
2. USA Ticon small.png Neeb 2-1 4-4
3. USA Zicon small.png Guitarcheese 1-2 3-5
4. South Korea Picon small.png Arthur 0-2 2-4

Group B[edit]

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July 30, 2014 15:00 PDT
1. Australia Ticon small.png iaguz 2-0 4-1
2. China Picon small.png Jim 2-1 4-2
3. South Korea Zicon small.png NesTea 1-2 2-4
4. South Korea Picon small.png Alicia 0-2 1-4

Group C[edit]

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August 4, 2014 15:00 PDT
1. South Korea Ticon small.png Polt 2-0 4-0
2. South Korea Zicon small.png Jaedong 2-1 4-3
3. South Korea Picon small.png Oz 1-2 3-4
4. China Picon small.png MacSed 0-2 0-4

Group D[edit]

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August 5, 2014 15:00 PDT
1. South Korea Zicon small.png Check 2-0 4-2
2. South Korea Picon small.png Pigbaby 2-1 5-2
3. China Picon small.png Shana 1-2 2-5
4. USA Ticon small.png Illusion 0-2 2-4

Group E[edit]

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August 6, 2014 15:00 PDT
1. South Korea Zicon small.png viOLet 2-0 4-1
2. Canada Picon small.png HuK 2-1 5-3
3. USA Picon small.png Arium 1-2 3-5
4. South Korea Zicon small.png Revival 0-2 1-4

Group F[edit]

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August 11, 2014 15:00 PDT
1. South Korea Ticon small.png Heart 2-0 4-2
2. Canada Zicon small.png Scarlett 2-1 5-2
3. South Korea Picon small.png Seed 1-2 3-4
4. China Zicon small.png TooDming 0-2 0-4

Group G[edit]

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August 12, 2014 15:00 PDT
1. South Korea Ticon small.png TaeJa 2-0 4-2
2. South Korea Picon small.png HerO 2-1 5-2
3. China Zicon small.png XiGua 1-2 3-5
4. Canada Zicon small.png hendralisk 0-2 1-4

Group H[edit]

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August 13, 2014 15:00 PDT
1. South Korea Ticon small.png Bomber 2-0 4-1
2. Mexico Ticon small.png MajOr 2-1 4-2
3. Taiwan Zicon small.png Slam 1-2 3-5
4. USA Picon small.png puCK 0-2 1-4

Group Stage #2 (Ro16)[edit]

Group A[edit]

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September 16, 2014 15:00 PDT
1. Canada Zicon small.png Scarlett 2-0 4-1
2. South Korea Picon small.png HerO 2-1 4-3
3. South Korea Zicon small.png viOLet 1-2 3-4
4. Australia Ticon small.png iaguz 0-2 1-4

Group B[edit]

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September 17, 2014 15:00 PDT
1. South Korea Zicon small.png HyuN 2-0 4-1
2. South Korea Picon small.png Pigbaby 2-1 4-3
3. South Korea Ticon small.png TaeJa 1-2 3-4
4. South Korea Zicon small.png Jaedong 0-2 1-4

Group C[edit]

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September 9, 2014 15:20 PDT
1. South Korea Ticon small.png Bomber 2-0 4-2
2. Canada Picon small.png HuK 2-1 5-3
3. South Korea Zicon small.png Check 1-2 4-5
4. China Picon small.png Jim 0-2 1-4

Group D[edit]

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September 10, 2014 15:00 PDT
1. South Korea Ticon small.png Polt 2-0 2-0
2. South Korea Ticon small.png Heart 2-1 4-2
3. USA Ticon small.png Neeb 1-2 0-4
4. Mexico Ticon small.png MajOr[2] 0-2 0-0


Playoffs[edit]


Quarterfinals (Bo5)
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Ticon small.png Heart
October 11, 2014 - 15:15 PDT
 
 
Nimbus
 South Korea Heart
3
 South Korea HyuN
3
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Picon small.png HuK
October 11, 2014 - 16:45 PDT
 Canada HuK
0
 South Korea Bomber
3
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Picon small.png Pigbaby
October 11, 2014 - 18:15 PDT
 South Korea Pigbaby
1
 South Korea Polt
3
Polt Ticon small.png
Picon small.png HerO
 South Korea HerO
2
Semifinals (Bo5)
 South Korea Heart
3
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Zicon small.png HyuN
October 12, 2014 - 15:15 PDT
 South Korea HyuN
1
 South Korea Bomber
3
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Ticon small.png Polt
 South Korea Polt
2
Finals (Bo7)
 South Korea Heart
2
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Ticon small.png Bomber
 South Korea Bomber
4

Distribution[edit]

  Protoss TerranZergRandom
Round of 32
12812
Round of 16
475
Quarterfinals
332
Semifinals
31
Finals
2
Champion
1
  Americas South KoreaEastern AsiaSEA / OceaniaOther
Round of 32
91661
Round of 16
41011
Quarterfinals
26
Semifinals
4
Finals
2
Champion
1
  Americas South KoreaEastern AsiaSEA / OceaniaOther
Round of 32
Canada 3
Mexico 1
USA 5
South Korea 16
China 5
Taiwan 1
Australia 1
Round of 16
Canada 2
Mexico 1
USA 1
South Korea 10
China 1
Australia 1
Quarterfinals
Canada 2
South Korea 6
Semifinals
South Korea 4
Finals
South Korea 2
Champion
South Korea 1

VODs[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. http://wcs.battle.net/sc2/en/articles/upcoming-changes-to-wcs-2015
  2. 2.0 2.1 @LorangerChris (September 10, 2014). "MajOr is sick and unable to play his WCS group". Twitter.com. Retrieved September 10, 2014.