2017 WCS Austin

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[e][h]2017 WCS Austin
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League Information
Series:
Organizer:
Server:
Americas
Type:
Offline
Location:
USA Austin
Format:
1v1
Three Group Stages
Single-elimination bracket
Prize pool:
$100,000
Start Date:
2017-04-28
End Date:
2017-04-30
Liquipedia Tier:
Links
Player Breakdown
Number of Players:
80
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Maps
Chronology

The 2017 WCS Austin was the first of four events of the 2017 WCS Circuit.
It took place at DreamHack Austin 2017 and was organized by DreamHack (main tournament) and ESL (regional qualifiers).

Format[edit]

First Group Stage

  • 64 players in 16 groups of 4 players each, played in a dual tournament format
  • Matches are Bo3
  • Top 2 players of each group advance to the next stage

Second Group Stage

  • 32 players in 8 groups of 4 players each, played in a dual tournament format
  • Matches are Bo3
  • Top 2 players of each group advance to the next stage

Third Group Stage

  • 16 players from the Second Group Stage
  • 16 players from Qualifiers
  • 8 groups of 4 players each, played in a dual tournament format
  • Matches are Bo3
  • Top 2 players of each group advance to the playoffs

Playoffs

  • 16 players in a single-elimination bracket
  • Round of 16 to Semifinals are played in Bo5
  • Finals are played in Bo7

Casters, Hosts and Observer[edit]

Prize Pool[edit]

100,000 USD and 11,000 WCS Circuit Points are spread among the players as seen below:

Notable Participants[edit]

This list contains the most notable players. For a full participants list go to: Player List

Protoss Protoss Terran Terran Zerg Zerg
Qualified players (16)
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Hong Kong Bistork
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Australia iaguz
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Mexico Cham
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Taiwan Has
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Mexico MajOr
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China iAsonu
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USA Neeb
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China TIME
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USA JonSnow
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Kazakhstan PiLiPiLi
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Poland Nerchio
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Australia Probe
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Finland Serral
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USA puCK
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Norway Snute
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Germany ShoWTimE
Notable open sign-up players
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USA MCanning
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Brazil Kelazhur
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South Korea TRUE
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USA NonY
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Canada MaSa
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USA PandaBearMe
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USA Bails
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USA Pokebunny
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China TooDming
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China Cyan
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Netherlands uThermal
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Peru CatZ
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France PtitDrogo
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Netherlands Optimus
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USA GAMETIME
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Germany FeaR
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USA Cuddlebear
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Ukraine Bly
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Netherlands Harstem
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USA Raze
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Germany Lambo
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Poland MaNa
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USA xKawaiian
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Germany TLO
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USA Creature
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Sweden SortOf
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USA ViBE
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Sweden Namshar
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Sweden Zanster
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Switzerland PengWin
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USA Silky
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USA Neuro

Results[edit]

Group Stage #1 — Group Stage #2

Group Stage 3[edit]

Group A[edit]

Group A
April 28, 2017 - 19:00 CDT
1. Finland Zicon small.png Serral 2-0 4-1
2. USA Zicon small.png JonSnow 2-1 4-3
3. Netherlands Picon small.png Harstem 1-2 3-4
4. Netherlands Ticon small.png Optimus 0-2 1-4

Group B[edit]

Group B
April 28, 2017 - 19:00 CDT
1. Poland Zicon small.png Nerchio 2-0 4-1
2. Netherlands Ticon small.png uThermal 2-1 5-2
3. USA Picon small.png puCK 1-2 2-4
4. Ukraine Zicon small.png Bly 0-2 0-4

Group C[edit]

Group C
April 28, 2017 - 19:00 CDT
1. Brazil Ticon small.png Kelazhur 2-0 4-0
2. USA Picon small.png Neeb 2-1 4-4
3. Germany Zicon small.png TLO 1-2 4-5
4. Hong Kong Picon small.png Bistork 0-2 1-4

Group D[edit]

Group D
April 28, 2017 - 19:00 CDT
1. Germany Picon small.png ShoWTimE 2-0 4-1
2. China Zicon small.png TooDming 2-1 4-3
3. Australia Ticon small.png iaguz 1-2 3-5
4. USA Zicon small.png GAMETIME 0-2 2-4

Group E[edit]

Group E
April 28, 2017 - 19:00 CDT
1. Mexico Zicon small.png Cham 2-0 4-1
2. Sweden Zicon small.png Namshar 2-1 4-2
3. Kazakhstan Picon small.png PiLiPiLi 1-2 3-4
4. USA Picon small.png NonY 0-2 0-4

Group F[edit]

Group F
April 28, 2017 - 19:00 CDT
1. South Korea Zicon small.png TRUE 2-0 4-2
2. Norway Zicon small.png Snute 2-1 5-3
3. China Ticon small.png TIME 1-2 3-5
4. Sweden Zicon small.png SortOf 0-2 2-4

Group G[edit]

Group G
April 28, 2017 - 19:00 CDT
1. Germany Zicon small.png Lambo 2-0 4-1
2. Mexico Ticon small.png MajOr 2-1 4-2
3. Poland Picon small.png MaNa 1-2 3-4
4. Taiwan Picon small.png Has 0-2 0-4

Group H[edit]

Group H
April 28, 2017 - 19:00 CDT
1. China Zicon small.png iAsonu 2-0 4-1
2. Australia Picon small.png Probe 2-1 5-2
3. France Picon small.png PtitDrogo 1-2 2-4
4. USA Ticon small.png Raze 0-2 0-4

Bracket[edit]

Round of 16 (Bo5)
 Finland Serral
3
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Zicon small.png TooDming
April 29, 2017 - 11:15 CDT
 China TooDming
0
 China iAsonu
2
iAsonu Zicon small.png
Ticon small.png MajOr
 Mexico MajOr
3
 Germany Lambo
1
Lambo Zicon small.png
Picon small.png Neeb
 USA Neeb
3
 Germany ShoWTimE
3
ShoWTimE Picon small.png
Zicon small.png Namshar
 Sweden Namshar
2
 South Korea TRUE
3
TRUE Zicon small.png
Ticon small.png uThermal
 Netherlands uThermal
0
 Mexico Cham
3
Cham Zicon small.png
Picon small.png Probe
 Australia Probe
1
 Brazil Kelazhur
3
Kelazhur Ticon small.png
Zicon small.png Snute
 Norway Snute
2
 Poland Nerchio
3
Nerchio Zicon small.png
Zicon small.png JonSnow
April 29, 2017 - 14:15 CDT
 USA JonSnow
0
Quarterfinals (Bo5)
 Finland Serral
1
Serral Zicon small.png
Ticon small.png MajOr
 Mexico MajOr
3
 USA Neeb
3
Neeb Picon small.png
Picon small.png ShoWTimE
 Germany ShoWTimE
2
 South Korea TRUE
3
TRUE Zicon small.png
Zicon small.png Cham
April 29, 2017 - 20:45 CDT
 Mexico Cham
1
 Brazil Kelazhur
2
Kelazhur Ticon small.png
Zicon small.png Nerchio
 Poland Nerchio
3
Semifinals (Bo5)
 Mexico MajOr
2
MajOr Ticon small.png
Picon small.png Neeb
 USA Neeb
3
 South Korea TRUE
1
TRUE Zicon small.png
Zicon small.png Nerchio
 Poland Nerchio
3
Grand Finals (Bo7)
 USA Neeb
4
 Poland Nerchio
2

Distribution[edit]

  Protoss TerranZergRandom
Group Stage 1
222434
Group Stage 2
161121
Group Stage 3
11714
Playoffs
3310
Quarterfinals
224
Semifinals
112
Finals
11
Champion
1
  Western Europe Eastern EuropeNorth AmericaLatin AmericaAsiaOceania
Group Stage 1
15642683
Group Stage 2
12419472
Group Stage 3
4106372
Playoffs
522331
Quarterfinals
12131
Semifinals
1111
Finals
11
Champion
1
  Western Europe Eastern EuropeNorth AmericaLatin AmericaAsiaOceania
Group Stage 1
Norway 2
Sweden 3
France 1
Germany 4
Netherlands 3
Switzerland 2
Poland 3
Finland 1
Ukraine 1
USA 40
Canada 2
Mexico 3
Brazil 1
Peru 2
Taiwan 1
Hong Kong 1
Kazakhstan 1
China 4
South Korea 1
Australia 3
Group Stage 2
Norway 1
Sweden 3
France 1
Germany 4
Netherlands 3
Poland 2
Finland 1
Ukraine 1
USA 18
Canada 1
Mexico 2
Brazil 1
Peru 1
Taiwan 1
Hong Kong 1
Kazakhstan 1
China 3
South Korea 1
Australia 2
Group Stage 3
Norway 1
Sweden 2
France 1
Germany 3
Netherlands 3
Poland 2
Finland 1
Ukraine 1
USA 6
Mexico 2
Brazil 1
Taiwan 1
Hong Kong 1
Kazakhstan 1
China 3
South Korea 1
Australia 2
Playoffs
Norway 1
Sweden 1
Germany 2
Netherlands 1
Poland 1
Finland 1
USA 2
Mexico 2
Brazil 1
China 2
South Korea 1
Australia 1
Quarterfinals
Germany 1
Poland 1
Finland 1
USA 1
Mexico 2
Brazil 1
South Korea 1
Semifinals
Poland 1
USA 1
Mexico 1
South Korea 1
Finals
Poland 1
USA 1
Champion
USA 1

Map Statistics[edit]

Terran vs. Zerg Zerg vs. Protoss Protoss vs. Terran Mirrors
Map # Σ Terran Zerg Terran % Σ Zerg Protoss Zerg % Σ Protoss Terran Protoss % Terran Zerg Protoss
Abyssal Reef LEAbyssal Reef LE    27 9 3 6 33.3% 10 4 6 40.0% 2 0 2 0.0% - 3 3
Bel'Shir VestigeBel'Shir Vestige    22 7 2 5 28.6% 8 4 4 50.0% 2 1 1 50.0% - 3 2
Cactus ValleyCactus Valley    11 4 3 1 75.0% 3 3 0 100.0% 1 0 1 0.0% - 1 2
Honorgrounds LEHonorgrounds LE    8 3 3 0 100.0% 3 0 3 0.0% - - - - - 1 1
Newkirk PrecinctNewkirk Precinct    20 5 2 3 40.0% 8 4 4 50.0% 3 2 1 66.7% - 3 1
Paladino TerminalPaladino Terminal    1 1 1 0 100.0% - - - - - - - - - - -
Proxima Station LEProxima Station LE    19 5 1 4 20.0% 7 3 4 42.9% 4 3 1 75.0% - 3 -
ZZZZZZZUnknown    7 3 1 2 33.3% 2 2 0 100.0% 1 1 0 100.0% - 1 -
Total Sum (Σ) 116 38 16 22 42.1% 41 20 21 48.8% 13 7 6 53.8% 0 15 9

View Games[edit]

Streams[edit]

VODs[edit]

Replays[edit]

Peak viewers[edit]

Data about number of viewers[2]:

  • The tournament's Overall peak was 77 938 viewers
  • The tournament's peak Without Chinese viewers was 38 441 viewers
  • English streams peak was 30 284 viewers
  • Russian streams peak was 2 941 viewers
  • Chinese streams peak was 75 001 viewers
  • Twitch.tv peak was 36 892 viewers

External Links[edit]

References[edit]