SCVRush

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SCVRush
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League Information
Organizer: SCVRush
Game Version: Heart of the Swarm
Server: Europe / North America
Event Type: Weekly Online
Format: 1v1, Single-elimination
Start Date: 2011-08-13
Links: Website

About[edit]

SCV Rush is a social community site which:

  • organizes tournaments and showmatches
  • has custom user profiles
  • contributes with analytical and news content
  • offers a way to find practice partners
  • lists coaches

Weekly tournaments for various skill levels are hosted on EU and NA servers with smaller prize pools. More notable "Masters Brawls" took place between April 3rd and May 1st 2012 with $15 for 1st and $5 for 2nd place. From May 15th 2012 on the Prize pool had been increased to $100 and the tournament took off every two weeks.[1]. The last Master Brawl occurred on June 26th, 2012.

On April 25, 2012 a $500 showmatch between Netherlands Zicon small.png Ret and Ukraine Picon small.png White-Ra was ran.[2][3] More high stake showmatches were launched and called The Friday Faceoff.

Tournament Overview[edit]

Currently the following tournaments are hosted regularly:

Day League restrictions Starting Time Server Prizes
Monday BronzeMedium.pngSilverMedium.png 7pm CET EU Gold.png 1h Master coaching
Monday BronzeMedium.pngSilverMedium.pngGoldMedium.png 8pm Eastern NA Gold.png 1h Master coaching
Wednesday GoldMedium.pngPlatinumMedium.png 7pm CET EU Gold.png 1h Master coaching
Thursday DiamondMedium.pngMasterMedium.png 7pm CET EU Gold.png €5
Thursday PlatinumMedium.pngDiamondMedium.png 8pm Eastern NA Gold.png 1h Master Coaching
  • Master Brawls are currently not scheduled.
  • An overview of tournaments for the upcoming week is updated each Friday on the SCV Rush Upcoming Events page.

Format[edit]

  • Single elimination.
  • Quarter Finals onward BO3, all previous rounds BO1
  • 128 Players max for all Tournaments.
  • Signing up is free but limited by leagues for particular tournaments.


Map Pool[edit]

SCVRush rotates the map pool based on modifying the current ladder maps and replacing some with community maps based on the level of play for the given tournament. For example, the Bronze/Silver tournament will usually clone the ladder map pool, while the Diamond+ tournaments can feature multiple community-made maps.

Organization[edit]

ID Name Position
USA Zicon small.png Roxas Travis Duncan Owner
United Kingdom Wham Oliver Whitwam Head EU admin
USA Cyberwizard Dale Innis Head NA admin
USA Warbattle David Seda Head NA Caster
Slovak Republic Novawulfen Thomas Nicholls Head EU Caster

A complete list of the current staff can be found at SCVRush.com > Staff.

View Games[edit]

  • The tournaments are streamed at scvrush1 on Twitch.tv.
  • Raw VODs of all streamed games can be found on the Twitch.tv archives.

Current caster roster[edit]

Statistics[edit]

Passed Masters Brawls[edit]

ID Name
USA DonHoratio Kyle Elliott
USA Stif AJ Euscher
USA Shalashaka Albert Tao
Date # of Players Gold.png Silver.png Notes
EU Masters Brawl #1 2012-04-03
24
Sweden Picon small.png StarNaN Picon small.png JunG Battle Report
EU Masters Brawl #2 2012-04-10
22
Germany Ticon small.png Yoigen United Kingdom Zicon small.png Shibbxyz TL Invite Thread
EU Masters Brawl #3 2012-04-17
17
France Zicon small.png etidrood Sweden Zicon small.png iMtEkNa TL Invite Thread
EU Masters Brawl #4 2012-04-24
21
Russia Ticon small.png Noname Czech Republic Zicon small.png lumpas TL Invite Thread
EU Masters Brawl #5 2012-05-01
25
Germany Ticon small.png Ballbreaker AG‡Absédé TL Invite Post
EU Masters Brawl #6 2012-05-15
32
Tournament canceled due to server issues[4]
EU Masters Brawl #6 Take 2 2012-05-29
40
Ukraine Ticon small.png Kas Denmark Picon small.png Utopi 200 USD Prizepool as of 125 USD/50 USD/25 USD because last one was canceled.
EU Masters Brawl #7 2012-06-26
34
South Korea Picon small.png ReaL Sweden Picon small.png viPro TL Post, Bracket

Trivia[edit]

  • SCVRush's first streamed tournament was an NA BSG on 2011/8/24 with 13 participants.[5]
  • The project originally launched in late February 2011 as a simple blog with just two people. Current staff is around 40 with spots still open and people from Czech Republic, Slovakia, Denmark, Sweden, Serbia, United States, Canada, England and more.
  • Other features than tournaments are the custom chat page, content section, practice buddy search engine [6]or custom user profiles.
  • The largest event was the White-Ra vs Ret showmatch on April 25th 2012 - 120,000 views total, 6,600 concurrent viewers at most.
  • On April 9th, 2014, Vogin officially announced his departure from the organization and passed ownership to Roxas[7]

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