2017 WCS Valencia

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[e][h]2017 WCS Valencia
League Information
Series:
Organizer:
Server:
Europe
Type:
Offline
Location:
Spain Valencia
Format:
1v1
Three Group Stages
Single-elimination bracket
Prize pool:
$100,000
Start Date:
2017-07-13
End Date:
2017-07-15
Liquipedia Tier:
Player Breakdown
Number of Players:
77
24
19
33
1
Maps
Chronology

The 2017 WCS Valencia is the third of four events of the 2017 WCS Circuit.
It takes place at DreamHack Valencia 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:
    • USA Smix (Sue Min Lee)
  • Observers:
    • France FunKa (Alexandre Verrier)
    • France Koka (Thibault Le Gall)

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
Australia iaguz
Mexico Cham
Taiwan Has
Brazil Kelazhur2
Poland Elazer
USA Neeb 2
Canada MaSa
China iAsonu1
Taiwan Nice
Mexico SpeCial
USA JonSnow
Australia Probe
Poland Nerchio
Canada Scarlett
Finland Serral
China TooDming1 2
Germany TLO
South Korea TRUE
Notable open sign-up players
China Cloudy
Spain AqueroN
Ukraine Bly
France DnS
Russia Arctur
France Denver
Poland Gerald
Spain Botvinnik
Switzerland Elroye
Netherlands Harstem
France Dayshi
Austria HateMe
Spain Majestic
Netherlands Optimus
Germany Lambo
Poland MaNa
Poland souL
Ukraine Minato
Romania NightEnD
Netherlands uThermal
Sweden Namshar
France PtitDrogo
Poland Ziggy
Norway Snute
Russia Strange
Norway SolO
Germany ShoWTimE
Sweden SortOf
France Stephano
Spain VortiX
Sweden Zanster
Finland ZhuGeLiang

1 iAsonu forfeited his spot due to health concerns so TooDming who placed 3rd in the Chinese Challenger is taking his place. [1]
2 Cyan and TooDming were unable to secure their visas so Neeb and Kelazhur took their places in Ro32. [2]

Results[edit]

Group Stage #1 — Group Stage #2

Group Stage 3[edit]

Group A[edit]

Group A
July 13, 2017 - 19:15 CEST
1. Norway  Snute 2-0 4-1
2. USA  Neeb 2-1 5-3
3. Sweden  SortOf 1-2 2-4
4. Germany  TLO 0-2 1-4

Group B[edit]

Group B
July 13, 2017 - 19:15 CEST
1. Finland  Serral 2-0 4-1
2. Sweden  Zanster 2-1 5-3
3. Russia  Arctur 1-2 3-4
4. Taiwan  Nice 0-2 0-4

Group C[edit]

Group C
July 13, 2017 - 19:15 CEST
1. Poland  Nerchio 2-0 4-0
2. Canada  MaSa 2-1 4-2
3. Netherlands  uThermal 1-2 2-4
4. France  Denver 0-2 0-4

Group D[edit]

Group D
July 13, 2017 - 19:15 CEST
1. Mexico  SpeCial 2-0 4-1
2. Taiwan  Has 2-1 4-4
3. Ukraine  Bly 1-2 4-4
4. France  Dayshi 0-2 1-4

Group E[edit]

Group E
July 13, 2017 - 19:15 CEST
1. Brazil  Kelazhur 2-0 4-1
2. France  Stephano 2-1 4-3
3. Australia  iaguz 1-2 3-4
4. Austria  HateMe 0-2 1-4

Group F[edit]

Group F
July 13, 2017 - 19:15 CEST
1. Poland  Elazer 2-0 4-0
2. China  Cloudy 2-1 5-3
3. USA  JonSnow 1-2 2-5
4. Germany  Lambo 0-2 1-4

Group G[edit]

Group G
July 13, 2017 - 19:15 CEST
1. Australia  Probe 2-0 4-0
2. South Korea  TRUE 2-1 4-3
3. Netherlands  Harstem 1-2 2-5
4. Netherlands  Optimus 0-2 2-4

Group H[edit]

Group H
July 13, 2017 - 19:15 CEST
1. France  PtitDrogo 2-0 4-1
2. Canada  Scarlett 2-1 4-2
3. Poland  souL 1-2 3-4
4. Mexico  Cham 0-2 0-4

Bracket[edit]

Round of 16 (Bo5)
 Finland Serral
3
Serral 
 Cloudy
 China Cloudy
1
 France PtitDrogo
1
PtitDrogo 
 TRUE
 South Korea TRUE
3
 Poland Nerchio
3
Nerchio 
 Stephano
July 14, 2017 - 14:35 CEST
 France Stephano
0
 Poland Elazer
3
Elazer 
 Has
 Taiwan Has
1
 Brazil Kelazhur
3
Kelazhur 
 MaSa
 Canada MaSa
2
 Norway Snute
3
Snute 
 Scarlett
 Canada Scarlett
1
 Australia Probe
2
Probe 
 Neeb
 USA Neeb
3
 Mexico SpeCial
3
SpeCial 
 Zanster
July 14, 2017 - 21:05 CEST
 Sweden Zanster
0
Quarterfinals (Bo5)
 Finland Serral
1
Serral 
 TRUE
 South Korea TRUE
3
 Poland Nerchio
1
Nerchio 
 Elazer
July 15, 2017 - 13:35 CEST
 Poland Elazer
3
 Brazil Kelazhur
0
Kelazhur 
 Snute
 Norway Snute
3
 USA Neeb
2
Neeb 
 SpeCial
 Mexico SpeCial
3
Semifinals (Bo5)
 South Korea TRUE
1
TRUE 
 Elazer
 Poland Elazer
3
 Norway Snute
3
Snute 
 SpeCial
July 15, 2017 - 18:35 CEST
 Mexico SpeCial
0
Grand Finals (Bo7)
 Poland Elazer
4
Elazer 
 Snute
 Norway Snute
3


Distribution[edit]

  Protoss TerranZergRandom
Group Stage 1
2419331
Group Stage 2
131124
Group Stage 3
7916
Playoffs
538
Quarterfinals
125
Semifinals
13
Finals
2
Champion
1
  Western Europe Eastern EuropeNorth AmericaLatin AmericaAsiaOceania
Group Stage 1
42185342
Group Stage 2
22134342
Group Stage 3
1274342
Playoffs
433231
Quarterfinals
13121
Semifinals
1111
Finals
11
Champion
1
  Western Europe Eastern EuropeNorth AmericaLatin AmericaAsiaOceania
Group Stage 1
Spain 14
Norway 2
Sweden 2
France 5
Germany 8
Netherlands 6
United Kingdom 2
Switzerland 2
Denmark 1
Poland 6
Finland 2
Russia 3
Austria 1
Ukraine 4
Italy 1
Romania 1
USA 3
Canada 2
Mexico 2
Brazil 1
Taiwan 2
China 1
South Korea 1
Australia 2
Group Stage 2
Spain 4
Norway 1
Sweden 3
France 5
Germany 3
Netherlands 3
United Kingdom 1
Switzerland 1
Denmark 1
Poland 4
Finland 2
Russia 2
Austria 1
Ukraine 2
Romania 1
USA 2
Canada 2
Mexico 2
Brazil 1
Taiwan 2
China 1
South Korea 1
Australia 2
Group Stage 3
Norway 1
Sweden 2
France 4
Germany 2
Netherlands 3
Poland 3
Finland 1
Russia 1
Austria 1
Ukraine 1
USA 2
Canada 2
Mexico 2
Brazil 1
Taiwan 2
China 1
South Korea 1
Australia 2
Playoffs
Norway 1
Sweden 1
France 2
Poland 2
Finland 1
USA 1
Canada 2
Mexico 1
Brazil 1
Taiwan 1
China 1
South Korea 1
Australia 1
Quarterfinals
Norway 1
Poland 2
Finland 1
USA 1
Mexico 1
Brazil 1
South Korea 1
Semifinals
Norway 1
Poland 1
Mexico 1
South Korea 1
Finals
Norway 1
Poland 1
Champion
Poland 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    26 8 4 4 50.0% 7 4 3 57.1% 3 1 2 33.3% 1 6 1
Ascension to Aiur LEAscension to Aiur LE    17 3 0 3 0.0% 5 3 2 60.0% 2 0 2 0.0% - 6 1
Blood Boil LEBlood Boil LE    6 1 1 0 100.0% - - - - - - - - 2 3 -
Defender's Landing LEDefender's Landing LE    7 1 0 1 0.0% - - - - 1 1 0 100.0% 2 3 -
Odyssey LEOdyssey LE    20 3 0 3 0.0% 8 2 6 25.0% 1 1 0 100.0% 1 6 1
Proxima Station LEProxima Station LE    22 6 3 3 50.0% 8 3 5 37.5% 2 0 2 0.0% 3 2 1
Sequencer LESequencer LE    18 5 2 3 40.0% 6 5 1 83.3% 2 1 1 50.0% - 4 1
ZZZZZZZUnknown    7 1 0 1 0.0% 5 2 3 40.0% 1 0 1 0.0% - - -
Total Sum (Σ) 123 28 10 18 35.7% 39 19 20 48.7% 12 4 8 33.3% 9 30 5

View Games[edit]

Streams[edit]

VODs[edit]

Viewers Stats[edit]

Data about number of viewers[3]:

  • The tournament's Overall peak was 276 999 viewers
  • The tournament's peak Without Chinese viewers was 36 445 viewers
  • English streams peak was 28 700 viewers
  • Russian streams peak was 5 683 viewers
  • Chinese streams peak was 250 337 viewers
  • Twitch.tv peak was 35 511 viewers

External Links[edit]

References[edit]