2015 WCS Season 2 Premier League

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Participants[edit]

Protoss Protoss (9) Terran Terran (9) Zerg Zerg (14)
2015 WCS Season 1 Champion (1)
South Korea Polt
2015 WCS Season 2 Challenger (31)
China Jim
Australia iaguz
Australia NXZ
China Mystery
USA Xenocider
China iAsonu
Taiwan Has
Canada MaSa
China TooDming
France Lilbow
Denmark Bunny
Taiwan Sen
South Korea StarDust
Brazil Kelazhur
Norway Snute
Poland MaNa
Mexico MajOr
Netherlands Ret
Germany GunGFuBanDa
France MarineLorD
Germany TLO
Finland elfi
South Korea ForGG
Canada Kane
Netherlands Harstem
South Korea Hydra
South Korea viOLet
South Korea Jaedong
Poland Elazer
France FireCake
New Zealand Petraeus

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 April 5th, ESL announced that the Season 2 Finals will be played in the Metro Toronto Convention Centre in Toronto, Canada from June 26th to June 28th.[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.

Group Stage #1 (Ro32)[edit]

Group A[edit]

Played in Burbank preview lrthread Group A
May 16, 2015 - 12:00 PDT
1. Denmark  Bunny 2-0 4-1
2. New Zealand  Petraeus 2-1 5-3
3. China  Jim 1-2 2-4
4. Canada  Kane 0-2 1-4

Group B[edit]

Played in Burbank preview lrthread Group B
May 17, 2015 - 12:00 PDT
1. South Korea  ForGG 2-0 4-2
2. South Korea  StarDust 2-1 5-2
3. China  TooDming 1-2 3-5
4. Taiwan  Sen 0-2 1-4

Group C[edit]

Played in Burbank preview lrthread Group C
May 23, 2015 - 12:00 PDT
1. Netherlands  Ret 2-0 4-2
2. France  MarineLorD 2-1 4-3
3. South Korea  viOLet 1-2 4-4
4. China  Mystery 0-2 1-4

Group D[edit]

Played in Burbank preview lrthread Group D
May 24, 2015 - 12:00 PDT
1. Netherlands  Harstem 2-0 4-1
2. China  iAsonu 2-1 5-3
3. USA  Xenocider 1-2 3-4
4. Australia  NXZ 0-2 0-4

Group E[edit]

Played in Cologne preview lrthread Group E
May 28, 2015 - 18:00 CEST
1. France  Lilbow 2-0 4-1
2. South Korea  Hydra 2-1 5-3
3. Brazil  Kelazhur 1-2 2-4
4. Norway  Snute 0-2 1-4

Group F[edit]

Played in Cologne preview lrthread Group F
May 29, 2015 - 18:00 CEST
1. Germany  TLO 2-0 4-1
2. South Korea  Polt 2-1 5-2
3. Poland  Elazer 1-2 2-5
4. Mexico  MajOr 0-2 1-4

Group G[edit]

Played in Cologne preview lrthread Group G
May 30, 2015 - 18:00 CEST
1. France  FireCake 2-0 4-1
2. Australia  iaguz 2-1 5-3
3. Canada  MaSa 1-2 2-5
4. Poland  MaNa 0-2 2-4

Group H[edit]

Played in Cologne preview lrthread Group H
May 31, 2015 - 18:45 CEST
1. South Korea  Jaedong 2-0 4-2
2. Germany  GunGFuBanDa 2-1 5-3
3. Finland  elfi 1-2 4-5
4. Taiwan  Has 0-2 1-4

Group Stage #2 (Ro16)[edit]

Group A[edit]

Played in Toronto preview lrthread Group A
June 26, 2015 - 12:20 EDT
1. South Korea  Hydra 2-0 4-0
2. Denmark  Bunny 2-1 4-3
3. Germany  GunGFuBanDa 1-2 3-5
4. South Korea  ForGG 0-2 1-4

Group B[edit]

Played in Toronto preview lrthread Group B
June 26, 2015 - 13:25 EDT
1. South Korea  Polt 2-0 4-0
2. France  MarineLorD 2-1 4-3
3. France  FireCake 1-2 3-4
4. Netherlands  Harstem 0-2 0-4

Group C[edit]

Played in Toronto preview lrthread Group C
June 26, 2015 - 14:50 EDT
1. France  Lilbow 2-0 4-0
2. Germany  TLO 2-1 4-2
3. Australia  iaguz 1-2 2-4
4. China  iAsonu 0-2 0-4

Group D[edit]

Played in Toronto preview lrthread Group D
June 27, 2015 - 18:25 EDT
1. South Korea  StarDust 2-0 4-0
2. South Korea  Jaedong 2-1 4-3
3. New Zealand  Petraeus 1-2 3-5
4. Netherlands  Ret 0-2 1-4


Playoffs[edit]

Quarterfinals (Bo5)
 South Korea StarDust
0
StarDust 
 Bunny
June 28, 2015 - 10:20 EDT
 Denmark Bunny
3
 France Lilbow
3
Lilbow 
 MarineLorD
June 28, 2015 - 10:20 EDT
 
 
Coda
 France MarineLorD
0
 South Korea Hydra
3
Hydra 
 Jaedong
 South Korea Jaedong
1
 South Korea Polt
3
Polt 
 TLO
June 28, 2015 - 12:10 EDT
 Germany TLO
0
Semifinals (Bo5)
 Denmark Bunny
1
Bunny 
 Lilbow
 France Lilbow
3
 South Korea Hydra
3
Hydra 
 Polt
June 28, 2015 - 14:20 EDT
 
 
Echo
 South Korea Polt
0
Finals (Bo7)
 France Lilbow
2
Lilbow 
 Hydra
 South Korea Hydra
4

View Games[edit]

VODs[edit]

Replays[edit]

Distribution[edit]

  Protoss TerranZergRandom
Round of 32
9914
Round of 16
457
Quarterfinals
233
Semifinals
121
Finals
11
Champion
1
  Europe North AmericaChinaLatin AmericaTaiwanOceaniaSouth Korea
Round of 32
12342236
Round of 16
8125
Quarterfinals
44
Semifinals
22
Finals
11
Champion
1
  Europe North AmericaChinaLatin AmericaTaiwanOceaniaSouth Korea
Round of 32
Poland 2
Denmark 1
Finland 1
Norway 1
France 3
Germany 2
Netherlands 2
USA 1
Canada 2
China 4
Mexico 1
Brazil 1
Taiwan 2
Australia 2
New Zealand 1
South Korea 6
Round of 16
Denmark 1
France 3
Germany 2
Netherlands 2
China 1
Australia 1
New Zealand 1
South Korea 5
Quarterfinals
Denmark 1
France 2
Germany 1
South Korea 4
Semifinals
Denmark 1
France 1
South Korea 2
Finals
France 1
South Korea 1
Champion
South Korea 1

References[edit]

  1. @ESLSC2 (April 5, 2015). "WCS S2 Premier League Finals will take place in the Metro Toronto Convention Centre". Twitter.com. Retrieved April 5, 2015.