2017 WCS Montreal

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[e][h]2017 WCS Montreal
League Information
Series:
Organizer:
Sponsor:
Server:
Europe
Type:
Offline
Location:
Canada Montreal
Format:
1v1
Three Group Stages
Single-elimination bracket
Prize pool:
$100,000
Start Date:
2017-09-08
End Date:
2017-09-10
Liquipedia Tier:
Player Breakdown
Number of Players:
80
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Ticon small.png 22
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Maps
Chronology

The 2017 WCS Montreal is the fourth and last of four events of the 2017 WCS Circuit.
It takes place at DreamHack Montreal 2017 and is 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 Observers[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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China Cyan2
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Taiwan ExpecT
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Mexico Cham
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Taiwan Has
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Brazil Kelazhur
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Poland Elazer 3
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China MacSed1
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Canada MaSa
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China iAsonu1
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USA Neeb
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Australia Seither
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Sweden Namshar
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Australia Probe
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Poland Nerchio
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Germany ShoWTimE
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Canada Scarlett
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Finland Serral
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South Korea TRUE
Notable open sign-up players
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USA Bails
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Canada Drunkenboi
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Canada Bioice
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China Cloudy2
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USA Pokebunny
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USA GAMETIME
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France DnS
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USA Raze
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Canada Jig
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Netherlands Harstem
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Canada Semper
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USA JonSnow
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Poland MaNa
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Poland souL
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Germany Lambo
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Taiwan Nice
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Mexico SpeCial
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New Zealand MightyKiwi
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Kazakhstan PiLiPiLi
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Netherlands uThermal
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Canada NoRegreT
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France PtitDrogo
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Poland Ziggy
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USA PandaBearMe
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USA puCK
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Switzerland PengWin
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United Kingdom Revolution
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USA Silky
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Norway Snute
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Sweden SortOf
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Germany TLO
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Sweden Zanster
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Finland ZhuGeLiang

1 Due to scheduling conflicts with 2017 WESG China Qualifier, iAsonu forfeited his spot and was replaced by MacSed.
2 Cyan and Cloudy were unable to attend because they were unable to secure their visas. [1]
3 Elazer replaces Cyan in the Ro32 due to him unable to securing a visa. [2]

Results[edit]

Group Stage #1 — Group Stage #2

Group Stage 3[edit]

Group A[edit]

Group A
September 8, 2017 - 18:15 EDT
1. USA Picon small.png Neeb 2-0 4-1
2. Poland Picon small.png MaNa 2-1 4-2
3. Canada Ticon small.png Semper 1-2 3-4
4. Taiwan Ticon small.png ExpecT 0-2 0-4

Group B[edit]

Group B
September 8, 2017 - 18:15 EDT
1. Norway Zicon small.png Snute 2-0 4-2
2. Poland Zicon small.png Elazer 2-1 5-2
3. Sweden Zicon small.png SortOf 1-2 3-5
4. China Picon small.png MacSed 0-2 1-4

Group C[edit]

Group C
September 8, 2017 - 18:15 EDT
1. Finland Zicon small.png Serral 2-0 4-0
2. France Picon small.png DnS 2-1 4-3
3. Kazakhstan Picon small.png PiLiPiLi 1-2 2-4
4. Australia Ticon small.png Seither 0-2 1-4

Group D[edit]

Group D
September 8, 2017 - 18:15 EDT
1. Canada Ticon small.png MaSa 2-0 4-0
2. Poland Zicon small.png Nerchio 2-1 5-2
3. Netherlands Ticon small.png uThermal 1-2 2-5
4. Canada Zicon small.png Bioice 0-2 0-4

Group E[edit]

Group E
September 8, 2017 - 18:15 EDT
1. Netherlands Picon small.png Harstem 2-0 4-2
2. Brazil Ticon small.png Kelazhur 2-1 5-3
3. Sweden Zicon small.png Namshar 1-2 4-4
4. Poland Ticon small.png Ziggy 0-2 0-4

Group F[edit]

Group F
September 8, 2017 - 18:15 EDT
1. South Korea Zicon small.png TRUE 2-0 4-0
2. Taiwan Picon small.png Has 2-1 5-2
3. Germany Zicon small.png TLO 1-2 2-5
4. Sweden Zicon small.png Zanster 0-2 0-4

Group G[edit]

Group G
September 8, 2017 - 18:15 EDT
1. Mexico Zicon small.png Cham 2-0 4-1
2. Canada Zicon small.png Scarlett 2-1 5-2
3. USA Picon small.png puCK 1-2 2-4
4. Germany Zicon small.png Lambo 0-2 0-4

Group H[edit]

Group H
September 8, 2017 - 18:15 EDT
1. Germany Picon small.png ShoWTimE 2-0 4-0
2. Poland Ticon small.png souL 2-1 4-2
3. Australia Picon small.png Probe 1-2 2-5
4. Canada Zicon small.png Jig 0-2 1-4

Bracket[edit]

Round of 16 (Bo5)
 USA Neeb
3
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Ticon small.png souL
September 9, 2017 - 11:15 EDT
 Poland souL
0
 Netherlands Harstem
2
Harstem Picon small.png
Zicon small.png Scarlett
September 9, 2017 - 11:15 EDT
 Canada Scarlett
3
 South Korea TRUE
3
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Picon small.png DnS
September 9, 2017 - 12:35 EDT
 France DnS
0
 Mexico Cham
1
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Zicon small.png Nerchio
September 9, 2017 - 12:35 EDT
 Poland Nerchio
3
 Finland Serral
3
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Picon small.png MaNa
September 9, 2017 - 13:40 EDT
 Poland MaNa
0
 Canada MaSa
0
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Zicon small.png Elazer
September 9, 2017 - 13:45 EDT
 Poland Elazer
3
 Norway Snute
3
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Picon small.png Has
September 9, 2017 - 14:35 EDT
 Taiwan Has
1
 Germany ShoWTimE
2
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Ticon small.png Kelazhur
September 9, 2017 - 14:45 EDT
 Brazil Kelazhur
3
Quarterfinals (Bo5)
 USA Neeb
3
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Zicon small.png Scarlett
September 9, 2017 - 16:35 EDT
 Canada Scarlett
1
 South Korea TRUE
3
TRUE Zicon small.png
Zicon small.png Nerchio
September 9, 2017 - 17:55 EDT
 Poland Nerchio
1
 Finland Serral
1
Serral Zicon small.png
Zicon small.png Elazer
September 9, 2017 - 18:50 EDT
 Poland Elazer
3
 Norway Snute
3
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Ticon small.png Kelazhur
September 9, 2017 - 20:15 EDT
 Brazil Kelazhur
1
Semifinals (Bo5)
 USA Neeb
3
Neeb Picon small.png
Zicon small.png TRUE
September 10, 2017 - 11:15 EDT
 South Korea TRUE
0
 Poland Elazer
2
Elazer Zicon small.png
Zicon small.png Snute
September 10, 2017 - 12:15 EDT
 Norway Snute
3
Grand Finals (Bo7)
 USA Neeb
4
Neeb Picon small.png
Zicon small.png Snute
September 10, 2017 - 14:20 EDT
 Norway Snute
0


Distribution[edit]

  Protoss TerranZergRandom
Group Stage 1
252233
Group Stage 2
141222
Group Stage 3
10814
Playoffs
637
Quarterfinals
116
Semifinals
13
Finals
11
Champion
1
  Western Europe Eastern EuropeNorth AmericaLatin AmericaAsiaOceania
Group Stage 1
14846363
Group Stage 2
13716363
Group Stage 3
1067242
Playoffs
45322
Quarterfinals
13211
Semifinals
1111
Finals
11
Champion
1
  Western Europe Eastern EuropeNorth AmericaLatin AmericaAsiaOceania
Group Stage 1
Norway 1
Sweden 3
France 2
Germany 3
Netherlands 3
United Kingdom 1
Switzerland 1
Poland 5
Finland 2
USA 25
Canada 21
Mexico 2
Brazil 1
Taiwan 3
Kazakhstan 1
China 1
South Korea 1
Australia 2
New Zealand 1
NYD
Group Stage 2
Norway 1
Sweden 3
France 2
Germany 3
Netherlands 2
United Kingdom 1
Switzerland 1
Poland 5
Finland 2
USA 8
Canada 8
Mexico 2
Brazil 1
Taiwan 3
Kazakhstan 1
China 1
South Korea 1
Australia 2
New Zealand 1
Group Stage 3
Norway 1
Sweden 3
France 1
Germany 3
Netherlands 2
Poland 5
Finland 1
USA 2
Canada 5
Mexico 1
Brazil 1
Taiwan 2
Kazakhstan 1
China 1
South Korea 1
Australia 2
Playoffs
Norway 1
France 1
Germany 1
Netherlands 1
Poland 4
Finland 1
USA 1
Canada 2
Mexico 1
Brazil 1
Taiwan 1
South Korea 1
Quarterfinals
Norway 1
Poland 2
Finland 1
USA 1
Canada 1
Brazil 1
South Korea 1
Semifinals
Norway 1
Poland 1
USA 1
South Korea 1
Finals
Norway 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 3 0 3 0.0% 12 6 6 50.0% 3 3 0 100.0% 1 6 2
Acolyte LEAcolyte LE    11 3 3 0 100.0% 2 1 1 50.0% 6 4 2 66.7% - - -
Mech Depot LEMech Depot LE    24 3 1 2 33.3% 9 5 4 55.6% 4 2 2 50.0% - 7 1
Ascension to Aiur LEAscension to Aiur LE    22 2 1 1 50.0% 8 6 2 75.0% 3 2 1 66.7% 1 7 1
CatallenaCatallena    3 - - - - 2 2 0 100.0% - - - - - 1 -
Interloper LEInterloper LE    12 3 0 3 0.0% 3 2 1 66.7% 3 2 1 66.7% - 3 -
Odyssey LEOdyssey LE    19 2 1 1 50.0% 8 2 6 25.0% 4 3 1 75.0% - 5 -
ZZZZZZZUnknown    4 1 1 0 100.0% 1 0 1 0.0% 2 1 1 50.0% - - -
Total Sum (Σ) 122 17 7 10 41.2% 45 24 21 53.3% 25 17 8 68.0% 2 29 4

View Games[edit]

Streams[edit]

VODs[edit]

Replays[edit]

Viewers Stats[edit]

Data about number of viewers is based on information from Esports Charts[3]:

  • The tournament's Overall peak was 286,232 viewers.
  • The tournament's peak Without Chinese viewers was 36,060 viewers.
  • English streams peak was 28,677 viewers.
  • Russian streams peak was 2,826 viewers.
  • Chinese streams peak was 263,097 viewers.
  • Twitch.tv peak was 35,192 viewers.


The total time watched was 940,654 hours.
The average concurrent viewership was 102,245 viewers.

External Links[edit]

References[edit]