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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]

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
Tuesday 8pm Eastern NA $5
Wednesday 7pm CET EU 1h Master coaching
Wednesday 8pm Eastern NA 1h Master Coaching
Thursday 7pm CET EU €5
Thursday 8pm Eastern NA 1h Master coaching

Format[edit]

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

Map Pool[edit]

SCVRush rotates the map pool based on the current seasons map pool. For the higher leagues tournaments, community made maps are added occasionally.

Organization[edit]

ID Name Position
USA Brownling Greg Cole Owner
United Kingdom Novawulfen Thomas Nicholls Co-Owner
Canada Cyberwizard Dale Innis Head Admin NA
Germany Azylis Azylis Donnerfels Tournament Organization
USA VampyWorm Richie Grajek Outreach Manager


Current caster roster[edit]

North America[edit]

ID Name
USA ToasterOven Patrick Gilmore
USA Brownling Gregory Cole
USA Synprime Brandon Wainwright
USA DrennoC Tim Conner
USA TheAdultDiaper Daniel Paskert
USA VampyWorm Richie Grajek
USA BaRcOdE
USA Hartless Scott Hart
USA TedBundy

Europe[edit]

ID Name
Germany Azylis Azylis Donnerfels
United Kingdom Lethe Ben Simpson
Netherlands RiderRockOn Nino Van Der Mark
United Kingdom Trigonal Jamie Gilmour
Germany Wurpsel
United Kingdom Novawulfen Thomas Nicholls

Tournament admins[edit]

ID Name
United Kingdom Wham Oliver Whitwam
Germany Wurpsel
United Kingdom Lupusam
USA Cyberwizard Dale Innis
USA Brownling Greg Cole
Germany Azylis Azylis Donnerfels
USA Synprime Brandon Wainwright
USA VampyWorm Richie Grajek
USA BaRcOdE

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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