Rival StarCraft II League 2016 Season 1

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[e][h]Rival StarCraft II League 2016 Season 1
League Information
Organizer:
Server:
North America
Type:
Online
Location:
USA Fargo
Format:
1v1
2 Group Stages,
Single-elimination Playoffs
Prize pool:
$700
Start Date:
2016-02-11
End Date:
2016-03-14
Liquipedia Tier:
Winners
Canada Terran Semper
Poland Zerg Tefel
Player Breakdown
Number of Players:
32
Protoss 10
Terran 10
Zerg 12
Maps
Chronology

About[edit]

The Rival StarCraft II League was founded in early 2015 by Jake 'Hawkeye' Kohl. The intent is to bring a tournament experience to non-professional StarCraft II players. This invite is offered to players around the world, but games are played primarily on the North America Server. After the first successful year of tournaments, the RSL is expanding to Weekly Tournaments helped run by Rival Gaming that will compliment the tournament.

Format[edit]

  • Group Stage #1 (Round of 32): Dual Tournament format.
  • Round of 32 will consist of 8 groups labeled Groups A, B, C, D, E, F, G, and H
  • Each group will have four players in it and compete in a GSL Style Group Stages.
  • Group Stage #2 (Round of 16): Dual Tournament format.
  • Round of 16 will consist of 4 groups labeled Groups A, B, C, and D
  • Each group will have four players in it and compete in a GSL Style Group Stages.
  • Quarterfinals: Single-elimination playoffs.
  • Round of 8 will form the single elimination brackets in the following format dependent on the results of the Round of 16.
  • Set 1: 1st place of Group A vs. 2nd Place of Group C.
  • Set 2: 1st place of Group B vs. 2nd Place of Group D.
  • Set 3: 1st Place of Group C vs. 2nd Place of Group A.
  • Set 4: 1st Place of Group D vs. 2nd Place of Group B.
  • Each match up will play a Best of 5 series.
  • The winner will move on to the Round of 4 Semifinals.
  • The losers of this round will be considered 5th-8th place equally.
  • Semifinals: Single-elimination playoffs.
  • Round of 4 will continue the single elimination brackets set up from the previous round as follows:
  • Series 1: Winner of Set 1 vs. Winner of Set 2.
  • Series 2: Winner of Set 3 vs. Winner of Set 4.
  • Each match up will play a Best of 5 Series
  • The winners will move on to the Grand Finals
  • The losers will be considered 3rd/4th place equally.
  • Grand Finals: Single-elimination Finals.
Grand Finals will consist of the winners from the Semifinals series in a Best of 7 Finals.

Map Pool[edit]

Prize Pool[edit]

$700 USD and OSC points are divided among participants as follows:

Place $ USD OSC Points Player Team
1st $300 300 Canada Terran Semper Team Gravity Team Gravity
2nd $150 200 Poland Zerg Tefel Team Dignitas Team Dignitas
3rd-4th $75 115 USA Zerg PandaBearMe ZZZZZCategory:Free Agents
Serbia Terran Beastyqt True eSport True eSport
5th-8th $25 40 USA Zerg JonSnow Flipsid3 Tactics Flipsid3 Tactics
Sweden Zerg Namshar Dead Pixels Dead Pixels
Germany Protoss Monty IsIMBA IsIMBA
USA Terran Dolan Team Ascension Team Ascension
9th-12th - 20 Canada Zerg NoRegreT PSISTORM Gaming PSISTORM Gaming
USA Zerg GAMETIME ZZZZZCategory:Free Agents
Denmark Protoss WPz Redbloods Redbloods
Germany Protoss Socke ZZZZZCategory:Free Agents
13th-16th - 10 Denmark Protoss POX ECVisualize ECVisualize
USA Protoss RayReign MYinsanity mYinsanity
Poland Zerg DaNa IsIMBA IsIMBA
Canada Zerg ZeRgWaVe PSISTORM Gaming PSISTORM Gaming
17th-24th - 5 USA Terran FoxeR ZZZZZCategory:Free Agents
Kazakhstan Protoss PiLiPiLi PSISTORM Gaming PSISTORM Gaming
Spain Terran AqueroN Invasion eSport Invasion eSport
USA Terran RuFF ZZZZZCategory:Free Agents
Mexico Zerg JimRising ROOT Gaming ROOT Gaming
USA Zerg CalebAracous Rival Gaming Rival Gaming
Germany Protoss HolyHit EURONICS Gaming EURONICS Gaming
Switzerland Zerg PengWin MYinsanity mYinsanity
25th-32nd - - USA Terran BuBBa Team Ascension Team Ascension
USA Terran xKawaiian Team Exile5 Team Exile5
Russia Protoss Strange Cascade Cascade
Canada Protoss HuShang Deadly Gaming Deadly Gaming
USA Terran Raze Team Ascension Team Ascension
Germany Protoss PrimeLoT Vination eSports Vination eSports
Ukraine Zerg DIMAGA ZZZZZCategory:Free Agents
USA Terran Cuddlebear Rival Gaming Rival Gaming

Participants[edit]

Players may qualify under one of four conditions:

  • Placing Top 4 the previous season
  • Seeded based on Rival Weekly results
  • Qualifying in Qualifier Events
Protoss Protoss (10) Terran Terran (10) Zerg Zerg (12)
Rival StarCraft II League 2015 Season 3 (4)
Cascade
Russia Strange
Dead Pixels
Sweden Namshar
Category:Free Agents
USA PandaBearMe
Flipsid3 Tactics
USA JonSnow
Rival Weekly 2016 Season 1 (4)
PSISTORM Gaming
Kazakhstan PiLiPiLi
Team Ascension
USA Dolan
Rival Gaming
USA CalebAracous
True eSport
Serbia Beastyqt
From Qualifiers (24)
Redbloods
Denmark WPz
Category:Free Agents
USA FoxeR
MYinsanity
Switzerland PengWin
MYinsanity
USA RayReign
Team Exile5
USA xKawaiian
PSISTORM Gaming
Canada ZeRgWaVe
Category:Free Agents
United Kingdom TeebuL2
Team Ascension
USA Raze
IsIMBA
Poland DaNa
Deadly Gaming
Canada HuShang
Team Gravity
Canada Semper
Category:Free Agents
Ukraine DIMAGA
IsIMBA
Germany Monty
Expert Gaming
Norway HeltEn1
PSISTORM Gaming
Canada NoRegreT
Vination eSports
Germany PrimeLoT
Category:Free Agents
USA RuFF
Category:Free Agents
USA GAMETIME
EURONICS Gaming
Germany HolyHit
Invasion eSport
Spain AqueroN
Team Dignitas
Poland Tefel
Category:Free Agents
Germany Socke
Category:Free Agents
USA CrucialNug3
ROOT Gaming
Mexico JimRising
ECVisualize
Denmark POX1
Rival Gaming
USA Cuddlebear2
Team Ascension
USA BuBBa3

1 HeltEn has dropped from the tournament and has been replaced by POX. [1]

2 TeebuL has dropped from the tournament and has been replaced by Cuddlebear.[2]

3 CrucialNug has dropped from the tournament and has been replaced by BuBBa.[3]

4 ZeRgWaVe replaces PiLiPiLi in the Round of 16 due to him competing at 2016 WCS Circuit: Winter Circuit Championship.

Group Stage #1 (Ro32)[edit]

Group A[edit]

Group A
February 11, 2016 - 20:00 EST
1. Sweden Zerg Namshar 2-0 4-0
2. Denmark Protoss WPz 2-1 2-2
3. USA Terran FoxeR 1-2 2-3
4. USA Terran BuBBa 0-2 1-4

Group B[edit]

Group B
February 12, 2016 - 20:00 EST
1. Poland Zerg Tefel 2-0 4-0
2. Kazakhstan Protoss PiLiPiLi 2-1 2-2
3. Canada Zerg ZeRgWaVe4 1-2 2-4
4. USA Terran xKawaiian 0-2 0-2

Group C[edit]

Group C
February 13, 2016 - 20:00 EST
1. Denmark Protoss POX 2-0 4-0
2. USA Protoss RayReign 2-1 2-2
3. Spain Terran AqueroN 1-2 2-4
4. Russia Protoss Strange 0-2 0-2

Group D[edit]

Group D
February 14, 2016 - 20:00 EST
1. USA Zerg PandaBearMe 2-0 4-1
2. Germany Protoss Socke 2-1 4-3
3. USA Terran RuFF 1-2 4-4
4. Canada Protoss HuShang 0-2 0-4

Group E[edit]

Group E
February 18, 2016 - 20:00 EST
1. Serbia Terran Beastyqt 2-0 4-1
2. Germany Protoss Monty 2-1 4-3
3. Mexico Zerg JimRising 1-2 3-5
4. USA Terran Raze 0-2 2-4

Group F[edit]

Group F
February 19, 2016 - 20:00 EST
1. Canada Terran Semper 2-0 4-1
2. Canada Zerg NoRegreT 2-1 5-3
3. USA Zerg CalebAracous 1-2 3-4
4. Germany Protoss PrimeLoT 0-2 0-4

Group G[edit]

Group G
February 20, 2016 - 20:00 EST
1. Poland Zerg DaNa 2-0 4-0
2. USA Zerg JonSnow 2-1 2-3
3. Germany Protoss HolyHit 1-2 1-4
4. Ukraine Zerg DIMAGA 0-2 0-0

*DIMAGA forfeited his Matches.

Group H[edit]

Group H
February 21, 2016 - 20:00 EST
1. USA Terran Dolan 2-0 4-0
2. USA Zerg GAMETIME 2-1 4-2
3. Switzerland Zerg PengWin 1-2 2-5
4. USA Terran Cuddlebear 0-2 1-4

Group Stage #2 (Ro16)[edit]

Group A[edit]

Group A
February 25, 2016 - 20:00 EST
1. USA Zerg JonSnow 2-0 4-0
2. Serbia Terran Beastyqt 2-1 4-2
3. Canada Zerg NoRegreT 1-2 2-4
4. Denmark Protoss POX 0-2 0-4

Group B[edit]

Group B
February 26, 2016 - 20:00 EST
1. USA Zerg PandaBearMe 2-0 4-1
2. Canada Terran Semper 2-1 2-3
3. USA Zerg GAMETIME 1-2 2-4
4. USA Protoss RayReign 0-2 0-0

*RayReign forfeited his Matches.

Group C[edit]

Group C
February 27, 2016 - 20:00 EST
1. Germany Protoss Monty 1-0 2-0
2. Poland Zerg Tefel 0-1 0-2
3. Denmark Protoss WPz 0-2 0-0
4. Poland Zerg DaNa 0-2 0-0

*WPz forfeited his Matches.
*DaNa didn't show up.

Group D[edit]

Group D
February 28, 2016 - 20:00 EST
1. USA Terran Dolan 2-0 4-1
2. Sweden Zerg Namshar 2-1 4-3
3. Germany Protoss Socke 1-2 4-4
4. Canada Zerg ZeRgWaVe4 0-2 0-4

Playoffs[edit]

Quarterfinals (Bo5)
 USA JonSnow
1
JonSnow Zerg
Zerg Tefel
March 3, 2016 - 20:30 EST
 Poland Tefel
3
 USA PandaBearMe
3
PandaBearMe Zerg
Zerg Namshar
March 10, 2016 - 0:00 EST
Match postponed to March 10th.
 Sweden Namshar
2
 Germany Monty
1
Monty Protoss
Terran Beastyqt
 Serbia Beastyqt
3
 USA Dolan
1
Dolan Terran
Terran Semper
 Canada Semper
3
Semifinals (Bo5)
 Poland Tefel
3
Tefel Zerg
Zerg PandaBearMe
 USA PandaBearMe
2
 Serbia Beastyqt
0
Beastyqt Terran
Terran Semper
March 10, 2016 - 21:30 EST
 Canada Semper
3
Grand Finals (Bo7)
 Poland Tefel
3
 Canada Semper
4

Distribution[edit]

  Protoss TerranZergRandom
Round of 32
101012
Round of 16
538
Quarterfinals
134
Semifinals
22
Final Match
11
Winner
1
  Western Europe Eastern EuropeNorth AmericaLatin AmericaAsiaOceania
Round of 32
951611
Round of 16
538
Quarterfinals
224
Semifinals
22
Finals
11
Champion
1
  Western Europe Eastern EuropeNorth AmericaLatin AmericaAsiaOceania
Round of 32
Spain 1
Sweden 1
Germany 4
Switzerland 1
Denmark 2
Poland 2
Russia 1
Ukraine 1
Serbia 1
USA 12
Canada 4
Mexico 1
Kazakhstan 1
Round of 16
Sweden 1
Germany 2
Denmark 2
Poland 2
Serbia 1
USA 5
Canada 3
Quarterfinals
Sweden 1
Germany 1
Poland 1
Serbia 1
USA 3
Canada 1
Semifinals
Poland 1
Serbia 1
USA 1
Canada 1
Finals
Poland 1
Canada 1
Champion
Canada 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
Central ProtocolCentral Protocol    11 4 3 1 75.0% 2 2 0 100.0% - - - - 1 4 -
Dusk TowersDusk Towers    34 8 6 2 75.0% 6 3 3 50.0% 7 2 5 28.6% 3 8 2
Lerilak CrestLerilak Crest    17 7 2 5 28.6% 4 1 3 25.0% - - - - 3 3 -
Orbital ShipyardOrbital Shipyard    20 3 3 0 100.0% - - - - 9 4 5 44.4% 5 2 1
Prion TerracesPrion Terraces    21 6 1 5 16.7% 5 4 1 80.0% 3 2 1 66.7% 1 6 -
Ruins of SerasRuins of Seras    28 6 3 3 50.0% 10 6 4 60.0% 5 2 3 40.0% 1 5 1
UlrenaUlrena    13 4 1 3 25.0% 4 3 1 75.0% - - - - 1 4 -
Total Sum (Σ) 144 38 19 19 50.0% 31 19 12 61.3% 24 10 14 41.7% 15 32 4

Official Links[edit]

References[edit]