2015 WCS Season 1 Premier League

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Participants[edit]

Protoss Protoss (10) Terran Terran (9) Zerg Zerg (13)
2015 WCS Season 1 Challenger (32)
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China Jim
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Australia iaguz
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China iAsonu
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China MacSed
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Mexico MajOr
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China XiGua
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Finland Welmu
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Brazil Kelazhur
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Australia PiG
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Poland MaNa
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Russia Happy
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Finland Serral
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Taiwan Has
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Netherlands uThermal
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Taiwan Sen
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Germany ShoWTimE
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Sweden MorroW
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Germany TLO
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Sweden NaNiwa
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South Korea ForGG
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Norway TargA
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USA puCK
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Denmark Bunny
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Norway Snute
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USA Astrea
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South Korea Polt
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France FireCake
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Canada HuK
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Canada Kane
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South Korea Hydra
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South Korea viOLet
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USA Suppy

Format[edit]

  • All 32 players, whatever their results, will start the next season in the WCS Challenger Leaguehallenger.
    • The Champion is the exception and will be seeded in next season Premier Leagueremier League.
  • 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 Winners' 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 Losers' match.
  • The loser places fourth in the group and is eliminated.
  • The loser of the Winners' match and the winner of the Losers' 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 is eliminated.
  • Four groups are played in the ESL Burbank studio in the US, and four groups are played in the ESL Cologne studio in Germany.
  • The 16 Players advancing from the RO32 will compete onsite at a live venue location for the Season Finals event
  • On February 27th, ESL announced that the Season 1 Finals would take place at Gamers Assembly in Poitiers, France from April 3rd to April 5th.[1]
  • Group Stage #2 (Round of 16): Dual Tournament format.
  • 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]

$217,000 USD and 12,250 WCS Points are divided among participants.

Champion Polt with his trophy

Group Stage #1 (Ro32)[edit]

Group A[edit]

Played in Burbank preview lrthread Vod.png Recap Group A
February 14, 2015 - 15:00 PST
1. Norway Zicon small.png Snute 2-0 4-0
2. China Zicon small.png XiGua 2-1 4-4
3. Netherlands Ticon small.png uThermal 1-2 3-4
4. USA Picon small.png Astrea 0-2 1-4

Group B[edit]

Played in Burbank preview lrthread Vod.png Recap Group B
February 15, 2015 - 15:00 PST
1. South Korea Ticon small.png Polt 2-0 4-2
2. Germany Zicon small.png TLO 2-1 4-3
3. Brazil Ticon small.png Kelazhur 1-2 4-4
4. China Picon small.png Jim 0-2 1-4

Group C[edit]

Played in Cologne preview lrthread Vod.png Recap Group C
February 19, 2015 - 18:00 CET
1. Poland Picon small.png MaNa 2-0 4-0
2. Denmark Ticon small.png Bunny 2-1 4-3
3. South Korea Zicon small.png viOLet 1-2 2-5
4. Mexico Ticon small.png MajOr 0-2 2-4

Group D[edit]

Played in Cologne preview lrthread Vod.png Recap Group D
February 20, 2015 - 18:00 CET
1. Canada Zicon small.png Kane 2-0 4-2
2. Australia Zicon small.png PiG 2-1 4-4
3. Russia Ticon small.png Happy 1-2 4-4
4. Norway Zicon small.png TargA 0-2 2-4

Group E[edit]

Played in Cologne preview lrthread Vod.png Recap Group E
February 21, 2015 - 18:00 CET
1. South Korea Ticon small.png ForGG 2-0 4-1
2. France Zicon small.png FireCake 2-1 5-2
3. USA Picon small.png puCK 1-2 2-4
4. Taiwan Zicon small.png Sen 0-2 0-4

Group F[edit]

Played in Cologne preview lrthread Vod.png Recap Group F
February 22, 2015 - 18:00 CET
1. Finland Zicon small.png Serral 2-0 4-0
2. Taiwan Picon small.png Has 2-1 5-3
3. Sweden Picon small.png NaNiwa 1-2 2-5
4. USA Zicon small.png Suppy 0-2 1-4

Group G[edit]

Played in Burbank preview lrthread Vod.png Group G
February 27, 2015 - 15:00 PST
1. Germany Picon small.png ShoWTimE 2-0 4-2
2. South Korea Zicon small.png Hydra 2-1 5-2
3. Sweden Ticon small.png MorroW 1-2 3-5
4. China Zicon small.png iAsonu 0-2 1-4

Group H[edit]

Played in Burbank preview lrthread Vod.png Group H
February 28, 2015 - 15:00 PST
1. Finland Picon small.png Welmu 2-0 4-0
2. China Picon small.png MacSed 2-1 4-3
3. Australia Ticon small.png iaguz 1-2 3-4
4. Canada Picon small.png HuK 0-2 0-4

Group Stage #2 (Ro16)[edit]

Group A[edit]

Played in Poitiers preview lrthread Vod1.pngVod2.pngVod3.pngVod4.pngVod5.png Group A
April 3, 2015 - 15:00 CEST
1. South Korea Ticon small.png ForGG 2-0 4-0
2. Germany Zicon small.png TLO 2-1 4-4
3. Finland Zicon small.png Serral 1-2 3-4
4. China Zicon small.png XiGua 0-2 1-4

Group B[edit]

Played in Poitiers preview lrthread Vod1.pngVod2.pngVod3.pngVod4.pngVod5.png Group B
April 3, 2015 - 17:00 CEST
1. Norway Zicon small.png Snute 2-0 4-1
2. Germany Picon small.png ShoWTimE 2-1 4-4
3. China Picon small.png MacSed 1-2 4-4
4. Australia Zicon small.png PiG 0-2 1-4

Group C[edit]

Played in Poitiers preview lrthread Vod1.pngVod2.pngVod3.pngVod4.pngVod5.png Group C
April 3, 2015 - 19:30 CEST
1. South Korea Zicon small.png Hydra 2-0 4-1
2. South Korea Ticon small.png Polt 2-1 5-2
3. France Zicon small.png FireCake 1-2 2-5
4. Poland Picon small.png MaNa 0-2 1-4

Group D[edit]

Played in Poitiers preview lrthread Vod1.pngVod2.pngVod3.pngVod4.pngVod5.png Group D
April 3, 2015 - 21:45 CEST
1. Canada Zicon small.png Kane 2-0 4-1
2. Denmark Ticon small.png Bunny 2-1 4-3
3. Taiwan Picon small.png Has 1-2 3-5
4. Finland Picon small.png Welmu 0-2 2-4

Playoffs[edit]

Quarterfinals (Bo5)
 South Korea Hydra
3
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 Germany TLO
0
 Canada Kane
1
Kane Zicon small.png
Picon small.png ShoWTimE
 Germany ShoWTimE
3
 Norway Snute
1
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Ticon small.png Bunny
 Denmark Bunny
3
 South Korea ForGG
2
ForGG Ticon small.png
Ticon small.png Polt
 South Korea Polt
3
Semifinals (Bo5)
 South Korea Hydra
3
Hydra Zicon small.png
Picon small.png ShoWTimE
 Germany ShoWTimE
0
 Denmark Bunny
2
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Ticon small.png Polt
 South Korea Polt
3
Finals (Bo7)
 South Korea Hydra
3
 South Korea Polt
4
Stage at Poitiers for the Ro16 and Playoffs

Distribution[edit]

  Protoss TerranZergRandom
Round of 32
10913
Round of 16
538
Quarterfinals
134
Semifinals
121
Finals
11
Champion
1
  Europe North AmericaChinaLatin AmericaTaiwanOceaniaSouth Korea
Round of 32
13542224
Round of 16
812113
Quarterfinals
413
Semifinals
22
Finals
2
Champion
1
  Europe North AmericaChinaLatin AmericaTaiwanOceaniaSouth Korea
Round of 32
Poland 1
Russia 1
Denmark 1
Finland 2
Norway 2
Sweden 2
France 1
Germany 2
Netherlands 1
USA 3
Canada 2
China 4
Mexico 1
Brazil 1
Taiwan 2
Australia 2
South Korea 4
Round of 16
Poland 1
Denmark 1
Finland 2
Norway 1
France 1
Germany 2
Canada 1
China 2
Taiwan 1
Australia 1
South Korea 3
Quarterfinals
Denmark 1
Norway 1
Germany 2
Canada 1
South Korea 3
Semifinals
Denmark 1
Germany 1
South Korea 2
Finals
South Korea 2
Champion
South Korea 1

View Games[edit]

VODs[edit]

Replays[edit]

References[edit]

  1. Hans O. (February 27, 2015). "Gamers Assembly to host the 2015 WCS Season 1 finals". Eslgaming.com. Retrieved March 2, 2015.