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)
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South Korea Polt
2015 WCS Season 2 Challenger (31)
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China Jim
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Australia iaguz
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Australia NXZ
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China Mystery
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USA Xenocider
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China iAsonu
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Taiwan Has
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Canada MaSa
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China TooDming
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France Lilbow
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Denmark Bunny
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Taiwan Sen
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South Korea StarDust
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Brazil Kelazhur
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Norway Snute
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Poland MaNa
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Mexico MajOr
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Netherlands Ret
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Germany GunGFuBanDa
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France MarineLorD
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Germany TLO
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Finland elfi
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South Korea ForGG
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Canada Kane
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Netherlands Harstem
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South Korea Hydra
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South Korea viOLet
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South Korea Jaedong
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Poland Elazer
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France FireCake
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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 Vod1.pngVod2.pngVod3.pngVod4.pngVod5.png Group A
May 16, 2015 - 12:00 PDT
1. Denmark Ticon small.png Bunny 2-0 4-1
2. New Zealand Zicon small.png Petraeus 2-1 5-3
3. China Picon small.png Jim 1-2 2-4
4. Canada Zicon small.png Kane 0-2 1-4

Group B[edit]

Played in Burbank preview lrthread Vod1.pngVod2.pngVod3.pngVod4.pngVod5.png Group B
May 17, 2015 - 12:00 PDT
1. South Korea Ticon small.png ForGG 2-0 4-2
2. South Korea Picon small.png StarDust 2-1 5-2
3. China Zicon small.png TooDming 1-2 3-5
4. Taiwan Zicon small.png Sen 0-2 1-4

Group C[edit]

Played in Burbank preview lrthread Vod1.pngVod2.pngVod3.pngVod4.pngVod5.png Group C
May 23, 2015 - 12:00 PDT
1. Netherlands Zicon small.png Ret 2-0 4-2
2. France Ticon small.png MarineLorD 2-1 4-3
3. South Korea Zicon small.png viOLet 1-2 4-4
4. China Picon small.png Mystery 0-2 1-4

Group D[edit]

Played in Burbank preview lrthread Vod1.pngVod2.pngVod3.pngVod4.pngVod5.png Group D
May 24, 2015 - 12:00 PDT
1. Netherlands Picon small.png Harstem 2-0 4-1
2. China Zicon small.png iAsonu 2-1 5-3
3. USA Ticon small.png Xenocider 1-2 3-4
4. Australia Zicon small.png NXZ 0-2 0-4

Group E[edit]

Played in Cologne preview lrthread Vod1.pngVod2.pngVod3.pngVod4.pngVod5.png Group E
May 28, 2015 - 18:00 CEST
1. France Picon small.png Lilbow 2-0 4-1
2. South Korea Zicon small.png Hydra 2-1 5-3
3. Brazil Ticon small.png Kelazhur 1-2 2-4
4. Norway Zicon small.png Snute 0-2 1-4

Group F[edit]

Played in Cologne preview lrthread Vod1.pngVod2.pngVod3.pngVod4.pngVod5.png Group F
May 29, 2015 - 18:00 CEST
1. Germany Zicon small.png TLO 2-0 4-1
2. South Korea Ticon small.png Polt 2-1 5-2
3. Poland Zicon small.png Elazer 1-2 2-5
4. Mexico Ticon small.png MajOr 0-2 1-4

Group G[edit]

Played in Cologne preview lrthread Vod1.pngVod2.pngVod3.pngVod4.pngVod5.png Group G
May 30, 2015 - 18:00 CEST
1. France Zicon small.png FireCake 2-0 4-1
2. Australia Ticon small.png iaguz 2-1 5-3
3. Canada Ticon small.png MaSa 1-2 2-5
4. Poland Picon small.png MaNa 0-2 2-4

Group H[edit]

Played in Cologne preview lrthread Vod1.pngVod2.pngVod3.pngVod4.pngVod5.png Group H
May 31, 2015 - 18:45 CEST
1. South Korea Zicon small.png Jaedong 2-0 4-2
2. Germany Picon small.png GunGFuBanDa 2-1 5-3
3. Finland Picon small.png elfi 1-2 4-5
4. Taiwan Picon small.png Has 0-2 1-4

Group Stage #2 (Ro16)[edit]

Group A[edit]

Played in Toronto preview lrthread Vod1.pngVod2.pngVod3.pngVod4.pngVod5.png Group A
June 26, 2015 - 12:20 EDT
1. South Korea Zicon small.png Hydra 2-0 4-0
2. Denmark Ticon small.png Bunny 2-1 4-3
3. Germany Picon small.png GunGFuBanDa 1-2 3-5
4. South Korea Ticon small.png ForGG 0-2 1-4

Group B[edit]

Played in Toronto preview lrthread Vod1.pngVod2.pngVod3.pngVod4.pngVod5.png Group B
June 26, 2015 - 13:25 EDT
1. South Korea Ticon small.png Polt 2-0 4-0
2. France Ticon small.png MarineLorD 2-1 4-3
3. France Zicon small.png FireCake 1-2 3-4
4. Netherlands Picon small.png Harstem 0-2 0-4

Group C[edit]

Played in Toronto preview lrthread Vod1.pngVod2.pngVod3.pngVod4.pngVod5.png Group C
June 26, 2015 - 14:50 EDT
1. France Picon small.png Lilbow 2-0 4-0
2. Germany Zicon small.png TLO 2-1 4-2
3. Australia Ticon small.png iaguz 1-2 2-4
4. China Zicon small.png iAsonu 0-2 0-4

Group D[edit]

Played in Toronto preview lrthread Vod1.pngVod2.pngVod3.pngVod4.pngVod5.png Group D
June 27, 2015 - 18:25 EDT
1. South Korea Picon small.png StarDust 2-0 4-0
2. South Korea Zicon small.png Jaedong 2-1 4-3
3. New Zealand Zicon small.png Petraeus 1-2 3-5
4. Netherlands Zicon small.png Ret 0-2 1-4


Playoffs[edit]

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