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
25
22
33
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]

  • Host:
    • Canada Mal (James Song)
  • Observers:
    • France Koka (Thibault Le Gall)
    • Germany MapuTV (Kevin Kremser)

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)
China Cyan2
Taiwan ExpecT
Mexico Cham
Taiwan Has
Brazil Kelazhur
Poland Elazer 3
China MacSed1
Canada MaSa
China iAsonu1
USA Neeb
Australia Seither
Sweden Namshar
Australia Probe
Poland Nerchio
Germany ShoWTimE
Canada Scarlett
Finland Serral
South Korea TRUE
Notable open sign-up players
USA Bails
Canada Drunkenboi
Canada Bioice
China Cloudy2
USA Pokebunny
USA GAMETIME
France DnS
USA Raze
Canada Jig
Netherlands Harstem
Canada Semper
USA JonSnow
Poland MaNa
Poland souL
Germany Lambo
Taiwan Nice
Mexico SpeCial
New Zealand MightyKiwi
Kazakhstan PiLiPiLi
Netherlands uThermal
Canada NoRegreT
France PtitDrogo
Poland Ziggy
USA PandaBearMe
USA puCK
Switzerland PengWin
United Kingdom Revolution
USA Silky
Norway Snute
Sweden SortOf
Germany TLO
Sweden Zanster
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  Neeb 2-0 4-1
2. Poland  MaNa 2-1 4-2
3. Canada  Semper 1-2 3-4
4. Taiwan  ExpecT 0-2 0-4

Group B[edit]

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

Group C[edit]

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

Group D[edit]

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

Group E[edit]

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

Group F[edit]

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

Group G[edit]

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

Group H[edit]

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

Bracket[edit]

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