2016 WCS Circuit: Winter Circuit Championship

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[e][h]2016 WCS Circuit: Winter Circuit Championship
League Information
Organizer:
Server:
Europe
Type:
Offline
Location:
Poland Katowice
Format:
Single-elimination
Prize pool:
$150,000
Start Date:
2016-03-02
End Date:
2016-03-05
Liquipedia Tier:
Links
Winners
South Korea Ticon small.png Polt
Norway Zicon small.png Snute
Poland Zicon small.png Nerchio
South Korea Zicon small.png Hydra
Player Breakdown
Number of Players:
32
Picon small.png 10
Ticon small.png 8
Zicon small.png 14
Maps
Chronology

The 2016 WCS Winter Circuit Championship will take place in the Spodek Arena in Katowice, Poland. This event also doubles as IEM Season X - World Championship - the final event of the Intel Extreme Masters Season 10.

The Winter Championship is the first of three Circuit Championships to take place during the 2016 World Championship Series Circuit, followed by the Spring and Summer Championships.

About[edit]

Qualifiers[edit]

Format[edit]

  • 32 players in a single-elimination bracket
  • Round 32 to Semifinals are Bo5
  • Finals are Bo7

Casters, Hosts and Observers[edit]

Prize Pool[edit]

The winner is awarded a WCS Global Playoffs seed. 150,000 USD and 11,000 WCS Circuit Points are spread among the players as seen below:

Participants[edit]

Protoss Protoss (10) Terran Terran (8) Zerg Zerg (14)
Regional Challengers (8)
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Taiwan Has
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France Dayshi
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China XiGua
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USA puCK
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Brazil Kelazhur
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USA JonSnow2
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France PtitDrogo
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Australia PiG
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Kazakhstan PiLiPiLi2
EU Server Qualifiers (8)
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Netherlands Harstem
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Russia Happy
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Spain VortiX3
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Germany ShoWTimE
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France FireCake
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Sweden SortOf
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Germany Lambo
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Finland Serral
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Ukraine Bly3
NA Server Qualifiers (6)
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USA Neeb
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Canada MaSa
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New Zealand Petraeus1
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Canada HuK1
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Mexico MajOr
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China iAsonu
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South Korea viOLet
Poland National Qualifiers (2)
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Poland Nerchio
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Poland Elazer
2015 WCS Standings Invites (8)
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France Lilbow
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South Korea Polt
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South Korea Hydra
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Poland MaNa
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Denmark Bunny
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Norway Snute
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France MarineLorD
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Germany TLO

1 Petraeus could not make it to the live event and was replaced by HuK who came in second place in the NA Server Qualifier, Week 1.[1]

2 JonSnow could not make it to the live event and was replaced by PiLiPiLi who placed the highest in the Regional Challengers: North America.[2]

3 VortiX could not make it to the live event and was replaced by Bly who came in second place in the EU Server Qualifier, Week 1.[3]

Results[edit]

Round of 32 (Bo5)
 South Korea Polt
3
Polt Ticon small.png
Zicon small.png Lambo
March 2, 2016 - 12:00 CET
 Germany Lambo
1
 France PtitDrogo
0
PtitDrogo Picon small.png
Ticon small.png Dayshi
March 2, 2016 - 12:00 CET
 France Dayshi
3
 Finland Serral
0
Serral Zicon small.png
Zicon small.png FireCake
March 2, 2016 - 13:55 CET
 France FireCake
3
 Denmark Bunny
2
Bunny Ticon small.png
Picon small.png Has
 Taiwan Has
3
 Poland MaNa
3
MaNa Picon small.png
Picon small.png PiLiPiLi
 Kazakhstan PiLiPiLi
1
 Canada HuK
3
HuK Picon small.png
Zicon small.png PiG
March 2, 2016 - 15:30 CET
 Australia PiG
0
 Germany ShoWTimE
2
ShoWTimE Picon small.png
Zicon small.png Nerchio
 Poland Nerchio
3
 France Lilbow
2
Lilbow Picon small.png
Zicon small.png SortOf
 Sweden SortOf
3
 USA puCK
0
puCK Picon small.png
Ticon small.png MarineLorD
March 2, 2016 - 18:55 CET
 France MarineLorD
3
 China XiGua
1
XiGua Zicon small.png
Zicon small.png viOLet
 South Korea viOLet
3
 Canada MaSa
3
MaSa Ticon small.png
Picon small.png Harstem
 Netherlands Harstem
1
 Mexico MajOr
1
MajOr Ticon small.png
Zicon small.png Snute
March 2, 2016 - 20:25 CET
 Norway Snute
3
 Russia Happy
2
Happy Ticon small.png
Zicon small.png Hydra
 South Korea Hydra
3
 Brazil Kelazhur
2
Kelazhur Ticon small.png
Picon small.png Neeb
 USA Neeb
3
 Ukraine Bly
2
Bly Zicon small.png
Zicon small.png Elazer
 Poland Elazer
3
 China iAsonu
3
iAsonu Zicon small.png
Zicon small.png TLO
 Germany TLO
1
Round of 16 (Bo5)
 South Korea Polt
3
Polt Ticon small.png
Ticon small.png Dayshi
March 3, 2016 - 15:00 CET
 France Dayshi
0
 France FireCake
3
FireCake Zicon small.png
Picon small.png Has
 Taiwan Has
1
 Poland MaNa
0
MaNa Picon small.png
Picon small.png HuK
March 3, 2016 - 18:00 CET
 Canada HuK
3
 Poland Nerchio
3
Nerchio Zicon small.png
Zicon small.png SortOf
March 3, 2016 - 18:50 CET
 Sweden SortOf
0
 France MarineLorD
2
MarineLorD Ticon small.png
Zicon small.png viOLet
 South Korea viOLet
3
 Canada MaSa
1
MaSa Ticon small.png
Zicon small.png Snute
March 4, 2016 - 12:00 CET
 Norway Snute
3
 South Korea Hydra
3
Hydra Zicon small.png
Picon small.png Neeb
 USA Neeb
2
 Poland Elazer
3
Elazer Zicon small.png
Zicon small.png iAsonu
 China iAsonu
1
Quarterfinals (Bo5)
 South Korea Polt
3
Polt Ticon small.png
Zicon small.png FireCake
March 4, 2016 - 17:25 CET
 France FireCake
1
 Canada HuK
0
HuK Picon small.png
Zicon small.png Nerchio
March 4, 2016 - 18:55 CET
 Poland Nerchio
3
 South Korea viOLet
1
viOLet Zicon small.png
Zicon small.png Snute
March 4, 2016 - 20:15 CET
 Norway Snute
3
 South Korea Hydra
3
Hydra Zicon small.png
Zicon small.png Elazer
 Poland Elazer
1
Semifinals (Bo5)
 South Korea Polt
3
Polt Ticon small.png
Zicon small.png Nerchio
March 5, 2016 - 12:30 CET
 Poland Nerchio
0
 Norway Snute
3
Snute Zicon small.png
Zicon small.png Hydra
 South Korea Hydra
1
Finals (Bo7)
 South Korea Polt
4
 Norway Snute
2

Distribution[edit]

  Protoss TerranZergRandom
Round of 32
10814
Round of 16
448
Quarterfinals
116
Semifinals
13
Finals
11
Champion
1
  Western Europe Eastern EuropeNorth AmericaLatin AmericaAsiaOceania
Round of 32
1264271
Round of 16
5335
Quarterfinals
2213
Semifinals
112
Finals
11
Champion
1
  Western Europe Eastern EuropeNorth AmericaLatin AmericaAsiaOceania
Round of 32
Norway 1
Sweden 1
France 5
Germany 3
Netherlands 1
Denmark 1
Poland 3
Finland 1
Russia 1
Ukraine 1
USA 2
Canada 2
Mexico 1
Brazil 1
Taiwan 1
Kazakhstan 1
China 2
South Korea 3
Australia 1
Round of 16
Norway 1
Sweden 1
France 3
Poland 3
USA 1
Canada 2
Taiwan 1
China 1
South Korea 3
Quarterfinals
Norway 1
France 1
Poland 2
Canada 1
South Korea 3
Semifinals
Norway 1
Poland 1
South Korea 2
Finals
Norway 1
South Korea 1
Champion
South Korea 1

View Games[edit]

Streams[edit]

VODs[edit]

Replays[edit]

External Links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. @LorangerChris (February 6, 2016). www.twitter.com. https://twitter.com/LorangerChris/status/696136592151310336.
  2. @ESL_Shawn (February 23, 2016). www.twitter.com. https://twitter.com/ESL_Shawn/status/701750764541231104.
  3. @IEM (February 28, 2016). www.twitter.com. https://twitter.com/IEM/status/704040554040946688.