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SCVRush
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 Zerg Ret and Ukraine Protoss 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 7pm CET EU 1h Master coaching
Monday 8pm Eastern NA 1h Master coaching
Wednesday 7pm CET EU 1h Master coaching
Wednesday 8pm Eastern NA 1h Master Coaching
Thursday 7pm CET EU €5
Thursday 8pm Eastern NA $5
  • 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 Terran Roxas Travis Duncan Owner
United Kingdom Wham Oliver Whitwam Head EU Admin
USA Random tbham Ryan Ham Head NA Admin
USA Durlamor Nathan Lagrandeur NA Admin
USA HeirOfBreath Johnathan Harris NA Admin
USA Cyberwizard Dale Innis Webmaster
USA Warbattle David Seda Head NA Caster
United Kingdom Terran Novawulfen Thomas Nicholls Head EU Caster
USA Zerg Brownling Gregory Cole Public Relations

Current caster roster[edit]

North America

ID Name
USA Anoteros Chuck Thompson
USA ToasterOven Patrick Gilmore
USA Falcon Harold Schmoyer
USA Zerg Brownling Gregory Cole
USA Punish Jordan Goodell
USA AngryFalcon Thadeus Francisco
USA Ultravisitor Cyrus Byrd
USA Protoss Synprime Brandon Wainwright

Europe

ID Name
Germany Terran Azylis Azylis Donnerfels
United Kingdom Random SwarPM Freddie Marshall
Sweden DSLampan
United Kingdom Jossod Joss Lazenby
United Kingdom Lethe Ben Simpson
Netherlands RiderRockOn Nino Van Der Mark
Ireland Sheerin Ben Collins
United Kingdom Trigonal Jamie Gilmour

Coaches[edit]

ID Name Position
USA Protoss Sole Spencer Irwin NA Coach
USA Terran CaptainWaffles Oresetes Perez NA Coach
USA Random Dakykun NA Coach
USA Random Sanctum NA Coach
USA Terran LeGeND NA Coach
Netherlands Random TheSnikk NA/EU Coach
Sweden Zerg Zhearsgu EU Coach
Spain Zerg Groogns EU Coach
United Kingdom Terran HakanSlash Alex Lanaoti EU Coach
United Kingdom Protoss Shammythefox EU Coach
Netherlands Zerg Dimmert EU Coach

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.


Past Masters Brawls[edit]

Date # of Players Notes
EU Masters Brawl #1 2012-04-03
24
Sweden Protoss StarNaN Protoss JunG Battle Report
EU Masters Brawl #2 2012-04-10
22
Germany Terran Yoigen United Kingdom Zerg Shibbxyz TL Invite Thread
EU Masters Brawl #3 2012-04-17
17
France Zerg etidrood Sweden Zerg iMtEkNa TL Invite Thread
EU Masters Brawl #4 2012-04-24
21
Russia Terran Noname Czech Republic Zerg lumpas TL Invite Thread
EU Masters Brawl #5 2012-05-01
25
Germany Terran 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 Terran Kas Denmark Protoss 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 Protoss ReaL Sweden Protoss 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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